We asked: What have you always wanted to know about electric vehicles? And you answered. You gave us questions. Great questions. Lots of them – everything from where to charge up, what to do with a used battery, and why electric cars aren’t outfitted with solar panels.
Last night, Elon Musk made a long-anticipated, yet unsurprising, announcement about Tesla’s plans to sell batteries for home storage. If you’ve already got solar panels on your house, for $3,000 to $3,500 (plus the cost of installation), you can essentially go off the grid with your own sleek, wall-mounted, flat screen TV-sized battery. Here’s a round-up of Inside Energy’s favorite Tesla coverage.
MIT Technology Review | Hawaii is a real-world test case for utility-scale solar. They’ve seen some major battery failures in the past couple of years, but that isn’t stopping them from pushing forward.
Energy is so ubiquitous in everyday life that we often take it for granted. In the spirit of the holidays, here are ten things we’re thankful for this Thanksgiving—and that we can use thanks to energy.
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