Daily Archive: June 1, 2023

Heliostat Consortium Announces Funding Awards Aimed At Lowering Costs & Barriers to Widespread Heliostat Deployment

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories, co-leads of the Heliostat Consortium, announced seven awardees from a request for proposals (RFP) aimed at achieving DOE’s goals for heliostat cost reduction, sustained multifaceted innovation, and improved solar field performance. Heliostats are mirrors that track the sun in order […]

The Neighbours Are Going Electric

As a bright red BYD Atto 3 breaks up the grey Corolla gang in my suburban neighbourhood, the march of the electric vehicle invasion is becoming more and more obvious. Three years ago, I received my Tesla Model 3 SR+ and showed it to my neighbours. They were impressed as I drove them up hills […]

Flexible Ford EV leases for Uber drivers start at $199 weekly

Ford Drive - Uber pilot program with Mustang Mach-EFord on Thursday announced the start of a pilot program allowing Uber drivers in some markets to lease EVs by the week for use on the ride-hailing network. With a pilot program called Ford Drive, the automaker says that it will offer Mustang Mach-E models in San Diego, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, with the Los Angeles program starting Thursday...

CleanTechnica Tested: The UGREEN PowerRoam 1200 Solar Generator

UGREEN is a new player in the solar generator space and is rushing the scene with its brand new PowerRoam 1200 Power Station to lead the charge. Supporting the base unit, UGREEN is also introducing its own 200 watt folding solar panels that transforms the power station into a full blown solar generator. They sent […]