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Articles by Steve Hanley

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Kentucky coal company to build state’s largest solar farm on old coal mine

Kentucky coal company to build state’s largest solar farm on old coal mine

Coal company located in eastern Kentucky says it will build the largest solar farm in Appalachia.

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Solar sets new UK record in March

Solar sets new UK record in March

For first time in UK, demand for electricity for homes and businesses was lower last Saturday afternoon that it was that night – thanks to solar.

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Elon Musk invests in Neuralink, a new artificial intelligence company

Elon Musk invests in Neuralink, a new artificial intelligence company

Musk’s new medical research company will explore how to physically interface computers and the human brain.

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Tesla may drop DC Powerwall 2 option in Australia

Tesla may drop DC Powerwall 2 option in Australia

The DC version of the Tesla Powerwall 2 will not be offered Down Under according to Adelaide blogger Ronald Brakels.

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Sweden will offer 60% subsidy for residential battery storage costs

Sweden will offer 60% subsidy for residential battery storage costs

Sweden has announced a government subsidy that will cover 60% of the cost of installing a residential energy storage system.

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Tesla and Solar City roll out solar shingles and bigger Powerwall

Tesla and Solar City roll out solar shingles and bigger Powerwall

Elon Musk unveils new solar roof with an updated Powerwall with twice the capacity. He says we are on the way to 100 per cent renewable energy.

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Apple Car dies after deciding it can't compete with Tesla

Apple Car dies after deciding it can’t compete with Tesla

Elon Musk’s EV project was so successful that Tim Cook decided his company should build its own EV to compete with Tesla. How hard could it be?

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Apple aims to buy McLaren Technology Group, Financial Times report claims

Apple aims to buy McLaren Technology Group, Financial Times report claims

A report in the Financial Times claims that Apple is negotiating a possible purchase of McLaren Technology Group.

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New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

Rumour has it Tesla has started installing its new 100kWh EV battery without telling anyone. But is that behind the change in performance?

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China Tesla factory expected to start pumping out Model 3s one year after US factory

China Tesla factory expected to start pumping out Model 3s one year after US factory

Everyone take a deep breath. Elon Musk never said every Tesla Model 3 would be manufactured in China. No need to let your xenophobia kick in to overdrive.

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Norway plans to construct a fleet of plug-in hybrid ships

Norway plans to construct a fleet of plug-in hybrid ships

Norway is moving ahead with plans to construct fleet of plug-in hybrid ships to service marine industries using LNG and batteries as energy sources.