Daily Archives: August 2, 2016

Tesla moves towards compatible green technology

It is no surprise that the Tesla – Solar City merger has been approved by investors. Elon Musk will combine his two co-founded companies after paying $2.6bn dollars for SolarCity in an all-stock transaction. The merger will be completed before the end of the year, and save the companies $150 million in costs in the…

Panasonic view of the Tesla Gigafactory

Panasonic is a $70 billion giant with strongly rising profitability and a place in the first division of battery manufacturers greatly boosted by its acquisition of Sanyo. It has shipped over 180 billion batteries since 1931. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Novel anode material for lithium-ion batteries

A novel, low cost and green lithiated tin vanadium oxide compound has been synthesized via simple, economical and scalable sol-gel method to replace the conventional graphite as electrode material for lithium-ion batteries. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Solar output in UK two-thirds higher than coal in July

By Simon Evans The estimated 1,273 GWh of power generated by solar during July was two-thirds higher than the 778 GWh output from coal in May 2016, highlighting the major changes going on in the UK electricity system. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

The Shift To Solar, Wind, & Electric Vehicles Is Too Monumental To Overstate

By Zachary Shahan Covering solar power, wind power, and electric vehicles obsessively for ~7 years, I have run across some fascinating observations regarding these technologies and the transitions we are going through — and then I’ve subsequently forgotten many of them. This article is centered around one of the coolest observations I’ve run across, which…

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