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The New Power Game: Grid-scale batteries hit an inflection point

I’ve written a letter recently called “The New Power Game”

It looks at:

  • The rise of renewable electricity generation at grid scale
  • How grid scale renewables are starting to do the grid more harm than good…
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Electric Cars

Public lands: Grant helps Rocky Mountain National Park boost green transit efforts

Every little bit helps!

Staff Report

FRISCO — A $167,000 grant has helped Rocky Mountain National Park boost environmental efforts.

The 2013 grant from the… 110 more words

Environment

Nissan of Greer takes part in historic Upstate celebration

GREER, S.C.  – The City of Greenville unveiled the Upstate’s first Level III electric car charger Friday morning, and Nissan of Greer was there.

The charger was installed at the Richardson Street Garage downtown through the Nissan EV Advantage Program, which donates equipment and services to eligible site hosts throughout the country to subsidize the cost to install the chargers. 153 more words

Greenville

Solar energy storage batteries 'set to transform Australian electricity industry #Auspol

Australia’s electricity industry is about to undergo a massive transformation, with the advent of cheap storage batteries for solar energy.
US billionaire Elon Musk, a co-founder of PayPal, this month launched a lithium-ion battery called the Powerwall that is expected to sell in Australia next year for about $5,500. 138 more words

Sustainabilty

Powering electric vehicles in the city

Simple stuff today just to stop my brain seizing up, nothing terribly new.

Grid lock is usually a term often used to describe interlocking traffic jams. 482 more words

Technology

My Annual Question

It seems that every time I return to Italy after a few months in the US, I can count on something new in town that leaves me asking, “What the hell were they thinking?????” This year’s “something new” is that the mysterious “they” – in their infinite wisdom – decided to put an electric car recharging station in the Piazza della Repubblica. 617 more words

Italy

BMW I8

The BMW i8, first introduced as the BMW Concept Vision Efficient Dynamics, is a plug-in hybrid sports car developed byBMW. The 2015 model year… 352 more words
Electric Car