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Tesla is closing its first Supercharger station over security concerns

Tesla is closing its first Supercharger station over security concerns Tesla is closing its Supercharger station at its design studio in Los Angeles, its very first Supercharger, reportedly over security concerns. Almost a decade ago, Tesla opened the first Supercharger station, and it happened to be at its own design studio near the Hawthorne airport … Continue reading Tesla is closing its first Supercharger station over security concerns

How Electric, Self-Driving Cars and Ride-Hailing Will Transform the Car Industry

How Electric, Self-Driving Cars and Ride-Hailing Will Transform the Car Industry When GM’s very first car, the Chevrolet Classic 6, appeared on Detroit’s streets in 1912, it ran on gasoline. More than a century later, in 2034, the very last GM car that runs on gasoline is scheduled to roll off the assembly line. Starting … Continue reading How Electric, Self-Driving Cars and Ride-Hailing Will Transform the Car Industry

Wind power, EVs help #Xcel_Energy ‘own the future’

Wind power, EVs help Xcel Energy ‘own the future’ In March 2000, the National Academy of Engineering declared electrification to be the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century. According to Teresa Mogensen, senior vice president of energy supply for Xcel Energy, that is an accolade that energy sector leaders must earn every day. “The … Continue reading Wind power, EVs help #Xcel_Energy ‘own the future’

Electric-Car Startup #Lucid to Follow Tesla Into Energy Storage

Electric-Car Startup Lucid to Follow Tesla Into Energy Storage Lucid Motors Inc., the electric-vehicle startup that has yet to build a production car, is following Tesla Inc.’s footsteps into the energy-storage business. The Newark, California-based company is developing home batteries — similar to Tesla’s Powerwall — and utility-scale devices, Chief Executive Officer Peter Rawlinson said … Continue reading Electric-Car Startup #Lucid to Follow Tesla Into Energy Storage

Reimagining the grid: How #PGE, #SCE and others are prepping for transportation electrification

Reimagining the grid: How PGE, SCE and others are prepping for transportation electrification Utilities are at the center of efforts to build a clean energy ecosystem, Drew Murphy, Edison International’s senior vice president of strategy and corporate development, said Monday at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Summit in San Francisco. “The challenge for us … Continue reading Reimagining the grid: How #PGE, #SCE and others are prepping for transportation electrification

Electric Vehicles Could Transform Energy Storage

Electric Vehicles Could Transform Energy Storage Apart from driving a clean transportation revolution over the next three decades, electric vehicles (EVs) could help the power grid’s storage needs as growing shares of renewable energy sources—predominantly solar and wind—are being incorporated into electricity grids. Batteries from EVs could have so much more potential energy storage by … Continue reading Electric Vehicles Could Transform Energy Storage

Electric utility vehicle to lead China’s charge into European market

Electric utility vehicle to lead China’s charge into European market BEIJING — A utility vehicle is set to become the first Chinese entrant in Europe’s electric-car market, betting its competitive price will help draw customers away from the likes of Volkswagen Group and Tesla. Shanghai-based automaker Aiways has secured the required permits and certifications for … Continue reading Electric utility vehicle to lead China’s charge into European market

Electric Vehicles Are Driving Demand For Lithium

Electric Vehicles Are Driving Demand For Lithium – With Environmental Consequences s the world moves towards a low-carbon future, there is a growing range of technological advancements facilitating the transition away from fossil fuels. Transportation and energy production are two sectors that desperately need to reduce emissions, and developments in electric vehicles and battery storage … Continue reading Electric Vehicles Are Driving Demand For Lithium