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SpaceX gets U.S. regulator to back satellite internet plan

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites.
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WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites.
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Tesla Wants The Boring Company to Dig Tunnels Between Factories

Tesla CEO Elon Musk continues to find ways for his companies to work together. The latest is a plan to use The Boring Company to dig tunnels for transporting Tesla parts and vehicles between facilities.

On Tesla’s earnings call, Musk gave an example of the problem he hopes to solve:

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk continues to find ways for his companies to work together. The latest is a plan to use The Boring Company to dig tunnels for transporting Tesla parts and vehicles between facilities.

On Tesla’s earnings call, Musk gave an example of the problem he hopes to solve:

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Dealers start to worry about ebbing repair income from…

Green Car Reports The average vehicle on U.S. roads these days is more than 10 years old, despite three successive years of record new-vehicle sales. That’s a result not only of the 2008-2010 recession but also vastly more durable and reliable vehicles compared to those of …… More

Green Car Reports The average vehicle on U.S. roads these days is more than 10 years old, despite three successive years of record new-vehicle sales. That’s a result not only of the 2008-2010 recession but also vastly more durable and reliable vehicles compared to those of …… More

Nissan’s BrainVehicle Technology Beats Your Reaction Time by 0.2 to 0.5 Milliseconds

Nissan will bring its latest round of Intelligent Mobility research, “Brain-to-Vehicle,” or B2V technology, to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month.

Part of the brand’s Intelligent Mobility umbrella, B2V uses brain decoding to predict a driver’s next move, leading to accident prevention by improving reaction times. This driver assistance technology will read drivers More

Nissan will bring its latest round of Intelligent Mobility research, “Brain-to-Vehicle,” or B2V technology, to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month.

Part of the brand’s Intelligent Mobility umbrella, B2V uses brain decoding to predict a driver’s next move, leading to accident prevention by improving reaction times. This driver assistance technology will read drivers More

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New cars may let you steer with brain waves

Driverless cars may be our future, but that doesn’t mean automakers have turned their backs on flesh-and-blood motorists. Now Nissan has come up with a technology designed to make driving more fun for the folks behind the wheel: a “brain decoding” system that gives automobiles the ability to anticipate a driver’s action — hit the brakes or gas or make a turn — and then More

Driverless cars may be our future, but that doesn’t mean automakers have turned their backs on flesh-and-blood motorists. Now Nissan has come up with a technology designed to make driving more fun for the folks behind the wheel: a “brain decoding” system that gives automobiles the ability to anticipate a driver’s action — hit the brakes or gas or make a turn — and then More

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Tesla & Elon Musk Shock Australia — Superfast Energy Storage Installation | CleanTechnica

Elon Musk didn’t need 100 days after obtaining a connection agreement to switch on the Tesla big battery in South Australia. In fact, it took him less than 100 minutes.
hat’s how quickly the battery was up and running after the ink dried on the connection deal with the state’s transmission company ElectraNet last Friday.

By the early evening, some 300 Tesla Powerpacks already in More

Elon Musk didn’t need 100 days after obtaining a connection agreement to switch on the Tesla big battery in South Australia. In fact, it took him less than 100 minutes.
hat’s how quickly the battery was up and running after the ink dried on the connection deal with the state’s transmission company ElectraNet last Friday.

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Germany Breaks A Solar Record — Gets 85% Of Electricity From Renewables | CleanTechnica

On April 30, Germany established a new national record for renewable energy use. Part of that day (during the long May 1 weekend), 85% of all the electricity consumed in Germany was being produced from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric power. Patrick Graichen of Agora Energiewende Initiative says a combination of breezy and sunny weather in the north and warm weather in th More

On April 30, Germany established a new national record for renewable energy use. Part of that day (during the long May 1 weekend), 85% of all the electricity consumed in Germany was being produced from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric power. Patrick Graichen of Agora Energiewende Initiative says a combination of breezy and sunny weather in the north and warm weather in th More

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Tesla Plans To Build Entire City, Possibly Hundreds Of #TeslaCities | CleanTechnica

Elon Musk can’t stop. Tesla can’t stop. The cleantech revolution can’t stop.

As if electric robotaxis, solar roofs, insane battery price reductions and gigafactories, reusable rockets, record-shattering acceleration, electric semi trucks and minibuses, and hyperloops + tunnel-boring companies weren’t enough, Elon Musk has decided to build entire cleantech cities. Well, he More

Elon Musk can’t stop. Tesla can’t stop. The cleantech revolution can’t stop.

As if electric robotaxis, solar roofs, insane battery price reductions and gigafactories, reusable rockets, record-shattering acceleration, electric semi trucks and minibuses, and hyperloops + tunnel-boring companies weren’t enough, Elon Musk has decided to build entire cleantech cities. Well, he More

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India Announces EOI For 10 Gigawatt Floating Solar Power…

CleanTechnica The Indian government has expressed intentions to launch another highly ambitious solar power program. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is exploring the appetite for setting up floating solar power projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India …… More

CleanTechnica The Indian government has expressed intentions to launch another highly ambitious solar power program. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is exploring the appetite for setting up floating solar power projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India …… More

Automotive Grade Linux Showcases Open Infotainment and Over…

Markets Insider SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open platform for the connected car, today announced that the latest release of the AGL infotainment platform …… More

Markets Insider SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open platform for the connected car, today announced that the latest release of the AGL infotainment platform …… More

USA’s cheapest solar power in Austin, Texas – ~2.5¢/kWh for…

Electrek There’s an unsung hero inside of this solar power deal – it’s the electricity transmission lines. This project is being built in a lower cost, less humid, and sunnier part of West Texas because of the power infrastructure built specifically to move …… More

Electrek There’s an unsung hero inside of this solar power deal – it’s the electricity transmission lines. This project is being built in a lower cost, less humid, and sunnier part of West Texas because of the power infrastructure built specifically to move …… More

India plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind power plant | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

When it comes to clean energy , few nations stand out like India . The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind hybrid project in the district of Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh. According to Cleantechnica , the plant will have a capacity of 160 megawatts—120 megawatts coming from sol More

When it comes to clean energy , few nations stand out like India . The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind hybrid project in the district of Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh. According to Cleantechnica , the plant will have a capacity of 160 megawatts—120 megawatts coming from sol More

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Palihapitiya: Musk is ‘most important entrepreneur of our generation’

Social Capital founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Tuesday he’s “massively long” Tesla convertible bonds.
“Why the convertible bonds? Again, it’s the safest and surest way to bet on Elon Musk, who I just fundamentally think is the most important entrepreneur of our generation,” said Palihapitiya, whose firm has $2.6 billion in assets under ma More

Social Capital founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Tuesday he’s “massively long” Tesla convertible bonds.
“Why the convertible bonds? Again, it’s the safest and surest way to bet on Elon Musk, who I just fundamentally think is the most important entrepreneur of our generation,” said Palihapitiya, whose firm has $2.6 billion in assets under ma More

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Elon Musk and his Boring Company want to start digging in LA

But while Musk rakes in the cash from hat sales, he’s also been busy actually moving the bore project along. The other day, the Boring Co. filed an application with city officials to get permission to start drilling within the city limits. While Bureau of Engineering spokeswoman Mary Nemick and a spokesman for Mayor Eric Garcetti told the LA Times they would not immediately release the p More

But while Musk rakes in the cash from hat sales, he’s also been busy actually moving the bore project along. The other day, the Boring Co. filed an application with city officials to get permission to start drilling within the city limits. While Bureau of Engineering spokeswoman Mary Nemick and a spokesman for Mayor Eric Garcetti told the LA Times they would not immediately release the p More

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BMW’s cycle ‘hyperloop’ is a vision for fast, pollution-free city travel

As China seeks to restrict the use of private cars in its congested and polluted megacities, BMW sees an elevated cycleway as a way to encourage commuters to travel around urban areas on two wheels.

BMW has come up with a concept that it compares with the Hyperloop tunnel proposed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Rather than Hyperloop’s high-speed trains, BMW’s concept would create a net More

As China seeks to restrict the use of private cars in its congested and polluted megacities, BMW sees an elevated cycleway as a way to encourage commuters to travel around urban areas on two wheels.

BMW has come up with a concept that it compares with the Hyperloop tunnel proposed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Rather than Hyperloop’s high-speed trains, BMW’s concept would create a net More

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Nearly 40% of all new power capacity in India this year is…

Quartz The solar energy sector has accounted for the largest capacity addition to the Indian electricity grid so far this year. It has contributed around 39%—over 7,100 MW—to the overall capacity additions, according … The spurt in solar power capacity …… More

Quartz The solar energy sector has accounted for the largest capacity addition to the Indian electricity grid so far this year. It has contributed around 39%—over 7,100 MW—to the overall capacity additions, according … The spurt in solar power capacity …… More

The Energy Revolution Is Here: Solar Energy and Storage Now…

Motley Fool If energy storage can cost-effectively fill the gaps in wind and solar’s energy production, renewable energy could be a 24/7 energy source and compete directly with fossil fuels in wholesale markets.… More

Motley Fool If energy storage can cost-effectively fill the gaps in wind and solar’s energy production, renewable energy could be a 24/7 energy source and compete directly with fossil fuels in wholesale markets.… More

Cheapest electricity on the planet is Mexican solar power at 1.77¢/kWh – record 1¢/kWh coming in 2019, sooner | Electrek

Per a press release from the Centro Nacional de Control de Energía (Cenace) of Mexico, the department received bids for 3TWh of solar electricity, with the lowest bids being 1.77¢/kWh coming from Italian multinational ENEL Green Power.

This record low price of electricity on earth, just beats out the 1.79¢/kWh from Saudi Arabia , and is part of a pattern marchin More

Per a press release from the Centro Nacional de Control de Energía (Cenace) of Mexico, the department received bids for 3TWh of solar electricity, with the lowest bids being 1.77¢/kWh coming from Italian multinational ENEL Green Power.

This record low price of electricity on earth, just beats out the 1.79¢/kWh from Saudi Arabia , and is part of a pattern marchin More

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New Solar Panel Design Could Charge Your Phone With Ambient…

ExtremeTech Battery technology is still advancing at a sluggish rate in spite of intense research. The amount of energy you can carry around continues to limit what our mobile devices can do, and current methods of charging can only take us so far.… More

ExtremeTech Battery technology is still advancing at a sluggish rate in spite of intense research. The amount of energy you can carry around continues to limit what our mobile devices can do, and current methods of charging can only take us so far.… More

India Plans World’s Largest Solar Power Tender — 20…

CleanTechnica It is perhaps the worry of missing the ambitious renewable energy target that the Indian government has floated the idea of launching the world’s largest solar power tender. According to media reports, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is …… More

CleanTechnica It is perhaps the worry of missing the ambitious renewable energy target that the Indian government has floated the idea of launching the world’s largest solar power tender. According to media reports, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is …… More

Road to 2040 Infographic – Select Car Leasing

In a move that aims to improve the quality of air that the general public breathe, the UK Government has announced that it plans to ban the sale of petrol and diesel-engine cars from 2040, due to the amount of Nitrous Oxide given off by these types of vehicles.

So, what does this mean for you if you currently own a petrol or diesel car and will the UK be ready to make the switch in time? T More

In a move that aims to improve the quality of air that the general public breathe, the UK Government has announced that it plans to ban the sale of petrol and diesel-engine cars from 2040, due to the amount of Nitrous Oxide given off by these types of vehicles.

So, what does this mean for you if you currently own a petrol or diesel car and will the UK be ready to make the switch in time? T More

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Puerto Rico in Talks to Install Tesla Power Grids Powered by Solar Energy and Storage Batteries

Tesla has set up a microgrid in Puerto Rico to supply the devastated island with electricity generated by solar power, and stored in Powerpack batteries. Government officials are now considering privatizing Puerto Rico’s energy grid with Tesla’s help.
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Tesla has set up a microgrid in Puerto Rico to supply the devastated island with electricity generated by solar power, and stored in Powerpack batteries. Government officials are now considering privatizing Puerto Rico’s energy grid with Tesla’s help.
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Solar energy is fastest growing source of power | Miami Herald

A report shows that solar energy was the fastest-growing source of power last year, accounting for almost two-thirds of net new capacity globally.

The International Energy Agency said Wednesday that the rise was due to a boom in photovoltaic panel installations, particularly in China, thanks to a drop in costs and greater support from governments.

It is the first time that solar ener More

A report shows that solar energy was the fastest-growing source of power last year, accounting for almost two-thirds of net new capacity globally.

The International Energy Agency said Wednesday that the rise was due to a boom in photovoltaic panel installations, particularly in China, thanks to a drop in costs and greater support from governments.

It is the first time that solar ener More

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Car Leasing, Business & Personal, Contract Hire – Select Car Leasing

ince President Trump withdrew the USA from the Paris Agreement, we thought it would be a good time to look at just how much petrol the USA uses when compared with other large economies.

It may not surprise you that the USA ‘leads’ the world in terms of petrol usage. But it may surprise you when you see just how much petrol they use when compared with other major economies.

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ince President Trump withdrew the USA from the Paris Agreement, we thought it would be a good time to look at just how much petrol the USA uses when compared with other large economies.

It may not surprise you that the USA ‘leads’ the world in terms of petrol usage. But it may surprise you when you see just how much petrol they use when compared with other major economies.

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Could Hyperloop be the future of transportation? News 10NBC…

News 10NBC A lot of people are asking: “is Hyperloop just a pipe dream?” But there’s already been talk of one going under Lake Ontario.… More

News 10NBC A lot of people are asking: “is Hyperloop just a pipe dream?” But there’s already been talk of one going under Lake Ontario.… More

Solar panel capacity to overtake nuclear energy next year…

The Independent Solar panel capacity is set to overtake nuclear worldwide for the first time within the next few months, according to expert predictions.… More

The Independent Solar panel capacity is set to overtake nuclear worldwide for the first time within the next few months, according to expert predictions.… More

GE and Tesla to Outfit 50 Home Depot Stores With Solar Panels

General Electric Co.’s Current unit and Tesla Inc. will install solar systems on 50 Home Depot Inc. stores and sell the power output to the retailer.
The solar rooftops will generate enough electricity to reduce each store’s demand from local utility grids by about one third, Atlanta-based Home Depot said in a statement Thursday. It’s part of a company plan to get 135 megawatts of clea More

General Electric Co.’s Current unit and Tesla Inc. will install solar systems on 50 Home Depot Inc. stores and sell the power output to the retailer.
The solar rooftops will generate enough electricity to reduce each store’s demand from local utility grids by about one third, Atlanta-based Home Depot said in a statement Thursday. It’s part of a company plan to get 135 megawatts of clea More

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GM Quietly Deepens Silicon Valley Ties By Learning To Play…

Forbes That’s when it bought San Francisco-based autonomous vehicle startup Cruise Automation in a deal worth at least $581 million.… More

Forbes That’s when it bought San Francisco-based autonomous vehicle startup Cruise Automation in a deal worth at least $581 million.… More

Shell Sees Oil Demand Peaking by Late 2020s as Electric Car Sales Grow – The New York Times

LONDON — The world’s oil consumption could peak as early as the end of the next decade as electric vehicles become more popular, Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Thursday.

The prospect of a decline in oil consumption after more than a century of growth as the world switches to burning cleaner fuels is gathering pace. On Wednesday Brit More

LONDON — The world’s oil consumption could peak as early as the end of the next decade as electric vehicles become more popular, Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Thursday.

The prospect of a decline in oil consumption after more than a century of growth as the world switches to burning cleaner fuels is gathering pace. On Wednesday Brit More

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China Plans to Use Artificial Intelligence to Gain Global Economic Dominance by 2030 – MIT Technology Review

Artificial intelligence may have been invented in the West, but China seems determined to own its future. Its rising AI community just got a tremendous shot in the arm, in the form of a massive new government investment plan.

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