Why Do People Modify Their Tesla?

Teslas are interesting vehicles for several reasons, but one that we do not actually focus much time or text on is that they are manufactured as cheaply as possible (without dropping important Tesla features) to reduce the cost of electric cars and make them competitive with comparable gas-powered vehicles. Since there are so many costs … Read more

Advancing Leadership Opportunities for Women in Power System Operations

As is the case across many historically male-dominated fields, women are underrepresented in leadership and technical roles in organizations that power energy systems. This inequality continues despite a growing body of research showing how women bring with them different skills, experiences, and perspectives that enhance overall organizational performance. The Women in Power System Transformation initiative, … Read more

New Florida legislation could shutter state’s solar uptake

A bill recently presented to the legislature in Florida could hamper solar effort on the state roof. Republican Sen. Jennifer Bradley introduced the bill, which among other things proposed reducing solar energy reimbursement rates by up to 75%. Continue reading below Our selected videos Why the change? Some critics point to lobbying by Florida Power … Read more

Can The Tesla Model S Plaid Get Any Better?

After delivering incredible performance in straight-line drag racing, Tesla now gives the Model S Plaid the opportunity to take the track with itself more skill. How? By providing a free over-the-air (OTA) update, Model S Plaid owners were able to recently upgrade their cars with Tesla’s new Track Mode software. Tesla first introduced Track Mode … Read more

Lawyer For Big Oil Tells Court That Lawsuits Threaten National Security

Red herring. According to Wikipedia, means the phrase: “Something that misleads or distracts from a relevant or important question. It can be either a logical fallacy or a literary tool that leads readers or the audience towards a false conclusion.” The city of Baltimore has sued several major oil companies, claiming their actions violate Maryland … Read more

California redwoods to be reclaimed by Indigenous groups

Ten native tribes on California’s Lost Coast are getting their ancestors’ homeland back. Save the Redwoods League announced Tuesday that it will transfer over 500 acres back to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council. Continue reading below Our selected videos “It’s a true blessing,” said Priscilla Hunter of the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians, as … Read more

Stryten Energy Enters The Long-Duration Energy Storage Market With Acquisition of Storion Energy’s Vanadium Redox Flow Battery Technology

Vanadium Redox Flow batteries are ideal for renewable energy sources such as wind and solar necessary to drive the United States’ transition to clean energy. Alpharetta, GA / January 19, 2022 – Stryten Energy LLC, a US-based provider of energy storage solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Storion Energy Inc., a … Read more

First ceramic geodesic dome in the world is affordable

Geoship installed its first bioceramic geodetic dome in an attempt to create long-lasting, carbon-free, fireproof and biological resonance architecture for a new way of building homes. The company is relatively young with only 400 paid-in deposits for housing, but they work according to a cooperative model and have over 2,000 investors. Continue reading below Our … Read more

Climate Change: How Much Will It Cost? McKinsey Has The Answer

McKinsey is one of the world’s largest consulting firms. Counseling means identifying risks and advising clients – mostly companies – on how to deal with them. This week, McKinsey released a report trying to put real numbers on the true cost of climate change. We’ll get to that in a moment. You may want to … Read more