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Articles by Steve Hanley

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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.

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What driving a Tesla Model S with autosteer is like

What driving a Tesla Model S with autosteer is like

New Tesla firmware will allow the car’s computers to coordinate the data it receives to control its direction, speed, steering, and brakes.

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The future of solar: lightweight, flexible and as cheap as wallpaper

The future of solar: lightweight, flexible and as cheap as wallpaper

The solar panels of tomorrow will be transparent, lightweight, flexible, and ultra-efficient. Why don’t we have perovskite solar panels right now?

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Stanford researchers make breakthrough with aluminum-Ion battery

Stanford researchers make breakthrough with aluminum-Ion battery

The aluminum-ion battery offers many significant advantages over the conventional lithium-ion batteries currently used in most electronic devices and EVs.