batteries

Apple’s iOS 16 Offers Clean Energy Charging

Apple’s iOS 16 Offers Clean Energy Charging

If you have an Apple iPhone and haven’t updated your iOS in a while, you might want to do so now to take advantage of a new clean energy charging feature.  Announced by Apple in October this year for phones with iOS 16.1 or greater (iOS is currently available up to version 16.2), the clean […]

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    World’s Largest Battery and Rapid-Charge Network Launches to Accelerate EV Adoption

    World’s Largest Battery and Rapid-Charge Network Launches to Accelerate EV Adoption

    London-based Pivot Power unveiled plans to build the world’s first national network of grid-scale batteries and rapid-charge stations across the UK to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption and to usher in low-carbon transport. The ambitious £1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) initiative consists of 50-megawatt batteries constructed at 45 sites around the country and located near towns […]

    Driving on Sunshine: Nissan Rolls Out Solar + Storage System

    Driving on Sunshine: Nissan Rolls Out Solar + Storage System

    Nissan, the maker of the world’s top-selling electric vehicle, officially rolled out on Thursday a seamless solar energy and battery storage system for homes in the UK. The venture, called Nissan Energy Solar, allows homeowners to generate, store and charge EVs with their own renewable energy, which can reduce household energy bills by an estimated […]

    Tesla’s Giant Australian Battery Saved Consumers $35 Million in Four Months

    Tesla’s Giant Australian Battery Saved Consumers $35 Million in Four Months

    Since switching on in December, Tesla’s massive battery in South Australia has already drastically lowered prices in the region’s frequency and ancillary services market (FCAS) and has taken a major share of that market, Renew Economy reported. During Australian Energy Week, McKinsey and Co. partner Godart van Gendt boasted about the stunning efficiency of the […]

    California Set to Require Solar on Most New Homes

    California Set to Require Solar on Most New Homes

    California could become the first state in the country to require solar panels on most new homes. The state’s energy commission will vote on the new standard on Wednesday, May 9 and they are expected to approve it, the Orange County Register reported. If approved, the mandate would apply to all houses, condos and apartment […]

    Norway Aims for Electric Planes to Help Slow Climate Change

    Norway Aims for Electric Planes to Help Slow Climate Change

    Norway—home to the world’s highest per capita number of all-electric cars—is also planning to go emission-free in the friendly skies. The Scandinavian country aims to be the first in the world to switch to electric air transport. State-owned Avinor, which operates most of the country’s airports, plans to adopt battery-powered planes in the coming years […]

    This College Could Become the First 100% Renewable Campus in U.S.

    This College Could Become the First 100% Renewable Campus in U.S.

    As a growing number of U.S. cities make pledges towards 100 percent renewables, it’s easy to forget that the entire state of Hawaii set this important benchmark three years ago when it mandated that all of its electricity must come from renewable sources no later than 2045. To help the Aloha State meet this ambitious […]

    Tesla Vies to Build World’s Largest Battery Again

    Tesla Vies to Build World’s Largest Battery Again

    Tesla has already built the world’s largest battery in South Australia, a lightning-fast system that switched on in December and recently saved the energy market millions during an outage. Now, the Elon Musk-headed venture is vying to build another massive Powerpack system in Colorado for Xcel Energy Inc., an electric utility operating in eight Western […]

    Tesla Installing World’s Largest Solar Rooftop on Nevada Gigafactory

    Tesla Installing World’s Largest Solar Rooftop on Nevada Gigafactory

    Tesla has started building a massive rooftop solar array on top of its Gigafactory 1 (GF1) outside Sparks, Nevada. Once finished, the 70-megawatt system will be the largest in the world by far; the current record-holder is the comparatively shrimpy 11.5-megawatt array in India that can power 8,000 homes. Building Tesla has posted satellite images […]