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Oregon’s Loony Dems Now Committing ‘Green Energy Suicide’

Just as the national Democrat Party is chasing the imaginary pot of gold at the end of the green energy rainbow, so too are Oregon’s Democrats, and they are all-in on wind, solar, and hydroelectric power as the ONLY sources…

Climate ‘Catastrophe’ Myths And Realities—And Why You Should Care

Those of us who reject the idea that mankind controls Earth’s thermostat do so for many reasons. As yet there exists no physical evidence to link the steady growth of carbon dioxide beginning in the 1950s with the erratic atmospheric…

3 Tesla Mining & Battery Developments

Reports on a few different matters on Tesla mining and batteries have been leaking out lately — since Battery Day, basically. We’ve covered a couple of them individually, but there are three that I’m looping together for one piece here

Tesla’s Future Is Not What We Thought

Well it’s true, the response to Tesla Battery Day is a mixed bag of cats and we are all trying to see what we should make of it (just not in the culinary sense). It has been more than a week now, I have gone through the technologies, gone through the numbers, and have come to the following conclusion: what Tesla has presented to us is exactly what we had hoped for and were expecting

How Is Panasonic Responding To Tesla Battery Day?

Tesla’s Battery Day was a landmark event for the company. The Silicon Valley automaker plans to begin efforts to produce its own battery cells. Where does that leave Tesla’s existing battery suppliers

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The Secret of Tesla Battery Day

For years, in discussions about future batteries, fanboys have touted the big breakthrough that would make batteries better, cheaper, safer, lighter, etc. — as if touched by a magic want. That is not how progress in science or engineering is made. It is always the dwarf standing on the giant’s shoulders that sees new possibilities beyond the old horizons

Tesla & Amprius — What Is Going On?

Tesla fans have zeroed in on a battery startup called Amprius. A number of clues indicate that it may be or may have been acquired by Tesla, or at least plays a role in Tesla’s battery innovation and coming announcements at Tesla Battery Day. I’ll come back to the Tesla–Amprius connections in a minute. First, once I saw the name popping up, I recognized it and decided to check the CleanTechnica archives for it. Let’s start there

Former Tesla Battery Supply Chain Manager: What You Should Know About Batteries (Video)

Vivas Kumar is a Principal at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, a market intelligence firm covering the electric vehicle industry. He previously managed the global lithium-ion battery supply chain at Tesla (2016–2019). Kumar was responsible for sourcing over 100 materials used to make batteries at Tesla

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