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An Unnamed Organization Is Trying To Reclaim a YouTuber’s Special Pizza Delivery Car

YouTuber Samcrac bought a wrecked Domino's DXP car and rebuilt it. Now he's under legal threat from an organization trying to take it back.<p>Boston …

Students demand action on gun violence with nationwide walkout

PARKLAND, Fla. — They solemnly spilled onto the high school football field, holding signs protesting gun violence and wearing shirts that read "March for our lives." They waved at a crowd of onlookers who had gathered to show support.<p>Exactly one month after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman …

High School

2018 Kia Niro

A new plug-in model fills out the family tree.<p>Overall Rating:<p>It has been more than a century since automobiles became part of the fabric of human society, and in many ways we are still waiting for an automotive future that we were promised would have arrived by now. Where are the flying cars? The …

Kia Motors

Tesla Model 3 gets hacked, reveals more details and great potential for dual motor/ performance versions

Tesla is delivering more Model 3 vehicles every day and now the vehicle is making its way into the hands of Tesla hackers and tinkerers who are exploring the new all-electric vehicle in depth.<p>It’s why it’s not surprising that someone has now managed to hack the Model 3’s ‘factory mode’ – revealing …

Why This Montana Farmer Grows Food Year-Round in Shipping Containers

By Isabelle Morrison<p>Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, has worn many hats. She worked in the solar power industry for 15 …

The NRA's worst nightmare is here

<b>(CNN) —</b> It feels like the early days of the #MeToo movement, which caused a cultural shift regarding sexual misconduct -- but this time, the problem at hand is gun violence, and the movement is called #NeverAgain. And this time, the courageous individuals leading the effort for change are teenagers …

Guns

How a P.E.I. company plans to cut its electric bill in half

Aspin Kemp takes lessons learned in marine technology to land<p>A P.E.I. company is taking what it has learned about green energy on ships and applying …

New desalination technology turns the world’s oceans into unlimited lithium mine (+drinking water)

You know that argument that comes up when someone sees your electric car and says something like, “it is way worse to mine lithium needed for batteries than oil and what happens when the lithium runs out? I saw a Meme on the internet so I know it is true.” Well…<p>Fun fact: The earth’s ocean water is …

Tesla Model 3 owner shares insight on vehicle safety after 60 mph crash

Reddit Email Comments<p>A Tesla Model 3 owner recently provided some insights on the compact electric sedan’s safety features after crashing the vehicle …

‘Made in the U.S.A.’ Turbines Complicate U.S. Offshore Wind Plan

With state officials eyeing $56 billion of wind farm projects off the American coastline, developers are worried the turbines will need to be stamped …

Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy

Solar Panel Prices Continue Falling Quicker Than Expected

<b>Published on</b> February 11th, 2018 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>0<p>February 11th, 2018 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>Solar power prices have been dropping faster than people …

Solar Power

Auto and tech players back solid-state battery company

Ionic Materials has raised another $65 million to help the development and commercialization of its plastic solid-state battery tech, with funders …

Clean Energy
Clean Energy

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster isn't going to hold up well in outer space

Space debris and unrelenting exposure to radiation will be its biggest enemies.<p>The world is justifiably tripping out over images — and the live feed — coming back from the proof-of-concept-slash-publicity stunt of Starman. You remember him; the dummy at the helm of a midnight cherry-colored Tesla …

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Yes, really. Sci-fi technology that can float objects in mid-air like magic could become reality.<p>Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the …

Breakthroughs

Top residential solar panels from the 10 largest suppliers

There were approximately 98GW of solar power installed globally in 2017, versus 70GW in 2016. That represents 40% volume growth in a single year! Woo, yeah!<p>The top 10 module suppliers delivered about 57GW of those volumes – 58% of the total. Even though these groups mostly tilt toward utility-scale …

Solar Power

Tesla’s massive battery in Australia was paid up to $1000/MWh to charge itself

Yesterday, Saturday 13th, in South Australia the Tesla battery at Hornsdale Power Reserve was paid AU$1,000/MWh (USD$790/MWh) to absorb excess electricity from the power grid. The battery owners will later be able to sell this energy also.<p>The battery has become famous for coming online in under 100 …

Clean Energy

2018 Kia Soul EV Now Goes up to 111 Miles on a Charge

The 2018 Kia Soul EV is virtually indistinguishable from the 2017 model except for one very important technical detail: a boost in driving range of nearly 20 percent, to 111 miles.<p>It’s a distinction that is bound to increase the Soul EV’s appeal among commuters and those who see it as a potential …

Electric Vehicles

Why I Bought This Soon-to-Be-High-Yielding Renewable Energy Stock

This wind and solar power company has the potential to deliver market-beating returns in the coming years.<p>Renewable energy has been growing at …

Investing

Chernobyl's Transformation Into a Massive Solar Plant Is Almost Complete

"It shouldn't be a black hole in the middle of Ukraine."<p>At the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine, work is almost finished on a huge …

Renewable Energy

Audi opens reservations with deposits for its two new e-tron vehicles (quattro and sportback) in more markets

With the imminent launch of the production version of the new e-tron quattro later this year, Audi is opening up reservations with deposits for the vehicle to new markets and it is adding the new all-electric e-tron sportback to the mix.<p>The German automaker had already opened reservations in a few …

Electric Vehicles

New double-pane quantum dot solar windows generate power with better efficiency

Researchers at an American national laboratory have now employed quantum dots for double-pane solar windows that offer shading, insulation, and, of …

Clean Energy

My Year of Living Electrically (Chevy Bolt Review)

<b>Published on</b> January 1st, 2018 | <i>by Mitch Stone</i><p>0<p>My Year of Living Electrically (Chevy Bolt Review)<p>January 1st, 2018 by <b>Mitch Stone</b><p>The afternoon of …

Electric Vehicles

2019 BMW 740e to get more power, better batteries, become 745e

Presently, the BMW 740e iPerformance plug-in hybrid (the 740Le here) pairs a 255-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor rated at 111 hp. Total output stands at 322 hp, and the 9.4 kWh lithium-ion battery can get the car 14 miles down the road on electricity alone. But the 7 …

Paris Motor Show

Germany paid people to use electricity over the holidays because its grid is so clean

People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many customers — as in, below zero — on Sunday and Monday, because the country's supply of clean, renewable power actually outstripped demand, according to The New York …

Renewable Energy

Can electric vehicles handle the cold of Canadian winters?

The grace period is over. Shoppers who drive their gas-powered vehicles to Vaughan Mills can no longer park in spots designated for electric powered …

Electric Vehicles