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Articles by Steve Hanley

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Elon Musk's Boring tweets are breaking the internet

Elon Musk’s Boring tweets are breaking the internet

Moving on from the world’s biggest battery, Elon Musk broke the internet this week with Tweets about his new, new thing: The Boring Company.

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Google creates “Dandelion” to promote geothermal energy

Google creates “Dandelion” to promote geothermal energy

Google’s new company Dandelion will attempt to do for residential heating and cooling what SolarCity has done for rooftop solar.

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World’s biggest grid-scale battery will be in German salt mine

World’s biggest grid-scale battery will be in German salt mine

German utility EWE planning to build world’s largest battery based on flow technology in a pair of salt caves used to store natural gas.

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Porsche installs $900,000 Solar pylon & 1st high-power EV supercharger

Porsche installs $900,000 Solar pylon & 1st high-power EV supercharger

Porsche’s new corporate banner in its Berlin HQ is made up of 8,000 solar cells that will generate enough to meet energy needs of entire building.

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VW's I.D. to be cheaper than Model 3, plans super-fast charging network

VW’s I.D. to be cheaper than Model 3, plans super-fast charging network

While VW pays off fines from diesel cheating scheme, it is also aiming to become the world’s leading electric car producer.

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All Tesla Supercharger stations to be solar powered, says Musk

All Tesla Supercharger stations to be solar powered, says Musk

Elon Musk says all Tesla EV supercharging stations are being switched to solar and battery storage – “almost all” will disconnect from grid.

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China's Goldwind offers free wind power training for coal miners

China’s Goldwind offers free wind power training for coal miners

Wyoming is where the majority of American coal comes from, but its also one of the best suited states for wind energy.

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UK sets new solar power record of 24.3% of demand on May 26

UK sets new solar power record of 24.3% of demand on May 26

UK broke a solar power record for the second time this month last Friday.

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UBS: Electric vehicles to reach cost parity with petrol cars by 2018

UBS: Electric vehicles to reach cost parity with petrol cars by 2018

UBS says the total cost of consumer EV ownership can reach parity with combustion engines from 2018.

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Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Elon Musk talks of upcoming Tesla truck, more Gigafactories, and how cars in future could navigate through subterranean tunnels on electric roller skates.

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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.