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Elon Musk On The Berlin Tesla Model Y: “A Revolution In Automotive Body Engineering”

The Berlin-produced Tesla Model Y is going to be a revolution in automotive body engineering, according to Elon Musk. He just noted this in response to Tesmanian’s Eva Fox, who wrote an article covering Volvo reverse engineering a Model Y in Sweden

Understanding the love-hate relationship of halide perovskites with the sun

(Eindhoven University of Technology) Perovskiet solar cells are at the center of much recent solar research. The material is cheap and almost as efficient as silicon. However, perovskite cells have a love-hate-relationship with the sun. The light they need to generate electricity, also impairs the quality of the cells, limiting efficiency and stability over time. Research at the Eindhoven University of Technology and universities in China and the US now sheds new light on the causes of this degradation.

Record efficiency for printed solar cells

(Swansea University) A new study reports the highest efficiency ever recorded for full roll-to-roll printed perovskite solar cells. It marks a key step towards cheaper and more efficient ways of generating solar energy.

Could biotechnology be the vital catalyst to deliver a green economic recovery?

(University of Manchester) Biotechnology’s game-changing role as a catalyst to reboot a greener economy is the focus of a summit hosted by The University of Manchester. George Freeman MP, former-Life Sciences minister, will join a debate featuring leading experts from Manchester Institute of Biotechnology plus national policy-makers on the green growth agenda. The event will be run from 3pm on Wednesday, July 15, and register here: https://www.newstatesman.com/2020/06/new-statesman-and-mib-webinar-biotechnology-catalyst-sustainable-future

Tesla’s [TSLA] Q2 May Be Very Profitable

Now that we’ve seen Tesla’s actual Q2 2020 production and delivery numbers, the next thing Tesla bears and bulls turn their attention to is trying to determine what the financial impact will look like, and will Tesla make money

Tesla Giga Berlin Surprises, Exploring The Lordstown Endurance Pickup, Tons Of EV News — CleanTech News Show #15

This is the 15th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers the new Lordstown Endurance, Tesla Giga Berlin plan changes (which I think we’re the only ones to dig into so carefully and with enough context), the end of Byton, three new Citroën EVs, and more. Here are the stories covered in this week’s show

Tesla [TSLA] 2nd Quarter Production & Delivery Numbers Are …

Tesla has published its Q2 2020 production and delivery numbers. (Look’s like CleanTechnica’s Frugal Moogal nailed it.) We’ll have more on this later, but here are Tesla’s production and delivery figures for Q2