Alan Kauffman

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How Sustainable is PV Solar Power?

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems generate "free" electricity from sunlight, but manufacturing them is an energy-intensive process.<p>It’s generally …

Tesla Energy’s goal? Changing the “energy infrastructure of the world” | Ars Technica

Batteries could change traditional grids to make micro-grids and smart-grids possible.<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk formally announced last week that his …

Tesla

3 GW Of Wind Power – A New Record – Achieved In Australia

<b>Published on</b> May 11th, 2015 | <i>by Jake Richardson</i><p>7<p>3 GW Of Wind Power – A New Record – Achieved In Australia<p>May 11th, 2015 by <b>Jake Richardson</b><p>Australia …

Renewable Energy

Tesla Powerwall: Transforming the electrical grid

The electrical utility market continues to shift and expand into different territory as Elon Musk of Tesla Motors leads the charge with its electric …

Could Tesla's battery storage pack change the way we use energy?

Technology forerunner Elon Musk says the new Tesla Powerwall battery storage pack ‘will change the way the world uses energy’. Peter McCusker gauges …

Clean Energy

5 Ways We Could Get More Solar Power

A solar-powered world is coming, but we could make it come faster.<p>There’s a solar boom happening in America. In the last six years, installations of solar panels have jumped 1,700%. Prices for solar energy have fallen 50% to 70%. There’s now a well-established ecosystem of installers and service …

Why the Tesla battery heralds the beginning of the end for fossil fuels

The introduction of the Powerwall, Tesla’s new battery, will change the global energy equation fundamentally, writes John Mathews, Professor of …

Renewable Energy