Posts Tagged solar

Tesla’s Tilburg Site Has Massive Solar Roof

Kees van der Leun, a clean energy advocate, noted that Tesla’s Tilburg assembly plant in the Netherlands has a rooftop covered with a solar installation. Solar covers some 43,000 square meters and is estimated to generate up to 3 MW of electricity. It’s one of the latest and largest installations in…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Audi Turns To Hanergy For Solar Cell Vehicle Roofs

Audi has announced a joint development project with Alta Devices, a subsidiary of Chinese solar-cell specialist, Hanergy, on a solar roof. The first step will be to integrate the thin-film solar cells into panoramic glass roofs, and then to present the prototype by the end of this year. It’s expected that…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 19

Nikola Motors Adds New Energy Division

Nikola, the company that is developing a hydrogen electric semi-transport truck, surprised us by adding a Energy Division for on and off-grid battery solutions, solar installations and hydrogen production systems. The Nikola Corporation group now consists of three subsidiaries: Nikola Motor Company (for the vehicles) Nikola Powersports (powersports industry) Nikola…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 3

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Millennials Love Elon Musk, Here’s Why

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has wooed people all over the globe with his unique style, insight, foresight, authenticity, and innovation, but it’s millennials that make up his biggest fan club. Why does Musk appeal so much to millennials? How can one become so popular without traditional marketing and…

7 months ago by Steven Loveday 32