Energy independence turns the gears of the visionary’s imagination, and grants us individual control of our modern lives. No meaningful alternative to the Crown’s system can be achieved without exploring decentralized energy production and storage.
Save for Winter...This ground-breaking new solar-powered battery is giving the fossil fuel industry reason for concern.
After decades of research, prototypes, and trials, the first sustainable solar-powered storage system is underway and it is poi
The Tesla product path is pretty exciting. With the Model 3 finally hitting its near-term production and delivery stride, we're ready for more details about what's coming. Last night's financial call with analysts was pretty revealing on this f
The projectile, called a "sabot," releases a payload of material into the center of the plasma that radiates, or spreads out, the energy stored in the plasma, reducing its impact on the interior of the tokamak.
The US military's Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) has put out a request for contractors to submit proposals for small nuclear reactors that could be deployed to remote locations that are difficult or dangerous to transport fuel, reports Defense O
Imagine a world where smartphones, laptops, wearables, and other electronics are powered without batteries. Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have taken a step in that direction, with the first fully flexible device that can convert energy from WiFi
than 2 cents per liter....Jim Mason was first profiled in Reason in 2008 when his early attempts at homemade power generation ran afoul of regulators in his hometown of Berkeley, California. He fought through and created a business, All Power Labs,
One of the problems preventing the Multi-billion dollar ITER nuclear fusion project from scaling to provide commercial energy are disruptions of the plasma. Disruptions are sudden events that can halt fusion reactions and damage the tokamaks.
Aston Martin has been manufacturing and racing petrol sportscars for well over a century. It was not until 2017 at the 2018 Frankfurt Motor Show, the British automaker revealed the Rapide E, an all-electric version of the Rapide sports sedan, would h
The Porsche Taycan is widely considered to be the "mainstream" luxury automobile market's most potent threat to the Tesla Model S. The specs for the vehicle look to be extremely impressive, not just from an EV standpoint, but from any type of "street
General Motors announced today that Cadillac will be GM's lead electric vehicle brand. The company is currently developing an all-new EV platform, which at first will be utilized in an upcoming all-electric Cadillac.
INSIDE TESLA'S SECRET, INTENSE FOCUS ON BATTERIES
By now, regular readers of this column are well aware that we (along with most other writers who focus on electric vehicles) consider the threat of the "Tesla killer" to be no threat at all.
Representing the battery breakthrough that is ready to commercialize and promises much more battery capacity for our smartphones and electric vehicles and extremely fast charging. So, the price of electric vehicles will be very close and even lower t
Access to energy wherever and whenever we need it is fundamental to much of modern society, keeping us warm in the winter, cool in the summer, entertained all year round, and making sure our food is safe to eat.
in this video I test out a 5000 BTU air conditioner with 150 watts of Harbor Freight solar panels, 352 amp hours of deep cycle batteries, and a power inverter to demonstrate how well you can run a 5000 BTU air conditioner on this equipment. Off Grid
Million in Its First Year...It has been one year since the world's largest lithium ion battery was switched on in South Australia to combat costly statewide power outages - and this new report shows that it has performed astonishingly well.
Marin Katusa of Katusa Research is an oil and uranium analyst. He gave his take last year on oil and uranium prices. Oil will remain range bound and Uranium prices will recover but in 2 to 5 years from last year. This means in 2020 to 2023.
Leaked documents show Tesla plans to build small Model Y SUV at Gigafactory 1 by the end of 2020 and another production line in the China Gigafactory a few months later. It will have a third-row seat. The timeline is outdated. It seems that the actua
with zero tailpipe emissions...Israeli-Australian company Electriq Global's new technology stabilizes hydrogen in a recyclable liquid that can be pumped and transported just like gasoline. That's huge news, because it enables long-range electric dri