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UK Care Home Gets Solar + Storage, Part of “Grey Fleet to Green Fleet” Project

Along with investment partner Janom, Wattstor has created a battery storage system for the Broom Court assisted living facility owned by Blackwood Homes in Stirling, Scotland. UK Care Home Gets Solar + Storage, Part of “Grey Fleet to Green Fleet” Project was originally …

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Proterra Electric Buses Up To 8x More Efficient Than Their CNG-Powered Cousins

A study by NREL shows that electric buses can be up to 8 times more energy efficient than CNG powered buses when operated on the same route. Proterra Electric Buses Up To 8x More Efficient Than Their CNG-Powered Cousins was originally published on

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The Messy Politics Surrounding the Solar Trade Case

As the U.S. International Trade Commission holds its first public hearing on the Suniva and SolarWorld trade case today, many solar stakeholders are already thinking ahead to the fall -- and about President Trump. To be sure, the ITC holds a lot of sway in this case. The commission is expected to complete its investigation of the Section 201 trade petition by September 22, and if the trade body determines foreign imports have caused no injury to the domestic solar industry, the case will be thrown out. However, …

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5 Important Questions About New York’s Energy Market Reform

It's been over three years since New York's Reforming the Energy Vision began. Under the initiative, regulators, utilities, and third-party technology companies are coming together to recalibrate and optimize New York's electricity market with distributed energy resources. There are still a lot of unanswered questions about how the state will achieve its goals. In advance of Greentech Media's

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Q&A: Richard Binzel on tips for observing the 2017 solar eclipse

It has been nearly a century since a total solar eclipse traversed coast-to-coast across the USA. Everyone in North America will have a view of the moon blocking at least part of the sun, in what's known as a partial solar eclipse (depending on local cloud cover, of course). But the spectacle of a lifetime is seeing the sun completely, 100 percent eclipsed by the moon. A narrow “path of totality” will stretch from Salem, Oregon on the West Coast to Lincoln, Nebraska, to St. Louis, Missouri, to Charleston, South Carolina on …

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Every Major Crash of Formula E Season 3

It's not hard to see why there is such a buzz around Formula E right now. The series offers all the thrills and spills associated with high performance motor racing, but with the added twist of electric power. If you think that the absence of a petrol engine means less excitement, you probably haven't bore witness to a race yet

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Life is Like a Model 3 Reservation … You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get

Tesla is still not talking much about the Model 3, but everybody else is. Have you noticed a wee bit of divisiveness in discussions of the Model 3 since the employee delivery party on July 28th? What I've been pondering since then is how the existing gap of split opinion regarding the most anticipated car in the known universe seems to have suddenly ripped open wider than the jaws of the car crusher at Monster Joe's wrecking …

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Pours Praise On China For EV & Renewable Energy Leadership

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently sat down with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval for an interview in front of around 30 US governors at the National Governors Association meeting. Musk teased the possibility of 2 or 3 more Tesla Gigafactories in front of the governors — many of whom have auto-manufacturing plants in their states. In a comprehensive interview that ranged from his vision for personal transport to the existential …

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Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla?

After our overview about the allegations surrounding Germany's top automakers, one has to wonder if Tesla may soon pose a deadly threat. A recent article in the Financial Times ponders this further, reporting that Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla? was originally published on

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Tesla Model 3 Ready To Race Tesla Model S … & Rumbling? (Video Fun)

We decided to create a video comparison for Model S and Model 3 ... but how? Sure, there are some spy shots and an increasing number of photos, but there have been very few side-by-side videos of the two vehicles together Tesla Model 3 Ready To Race Tesla Model S … & Rumbling? (Video Fun) was …

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Way Cool Tesla Model 3 Touchscreen Simulator, Production Pep Talk

A new Tesla Model 3 touchscreen simulator is now online so people waiting for their car to be built can familiarize themselves with how the device will work when their car finally lands in their driveway Way Cool Tesla Model 3 Touchscreen Simulator, Production Pep Talk was originally …

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Norway’s Arctic Oil & Gas Exploration Plans Stand In The Way Of Achieving Paris Climate Goals, Report Argues

While Norway has something of a reputation internationally as being "progressive" and "green," the country's well fed economy and society is largely the result of a highly productive fossil fuel extraction industry Norway's Arctic Oil & Gas Exploration Plans Stand In …

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Cruze Diesel driven, Model 3 mania, emission rules revisited, electric-car lessons: The Week in Reverse

What lessons have visitors, car shoppers, and advocates taught an EV showroom about how people really view electric cars? Which settled emissions regulations were reopened by the Trump Administration this week—and how do auto-industry lobbyists want them changed? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car...