Electric Car Revolution Threatened By High Insurance, Repair Costs

  Getty According to a report, the high cost of insuring an electric car in Britain and a lack of competent repairers will jeopardize the emerging market for EVs unless urgent action is taken. The report, from automotive risk intelligence company Thatcham Research and the British government agency Innovate U.K., said there are several significant […]

Who Needs Transmission Wires Anyway

Listen to the full episode and explore more resources below — including a transcript and summary of the conversation. For this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell is joined by Dan Juhl, Partner at E2SG Partners. Juhl and his partners develop clean energy projects — in particular, integrated systems that combine […]

Climate Change: ‘Sand battery’ Could Solve Green Energy’s Big Problem

The sand battery has been installed and is functioning well according to the power company Finnish researchers have installed the world’s first fully working “sand battery” which can store green power for months at a time. The developers say this could solve the problem of year-round supply, a major issue for green energy. Using low-grade […]

BMW To Test Long Range Battery Made By Michigan Based Startup In Its Electric SUV

BMW will test a long-range battery made by Michigan-based startup Our Next Energy in the car manufacturer’s iX electric SUV, the companies announced Tuesday. ONE’s Gemini battery will use two types of battery cells, including one featuring advanced chemistry that can store more energy and enable vehicle range of at least 600 miles between charges, […]

Apple Insider Reveals Exciting New iPhone 14 Pro Upgrade

A new report claims a brilliant new feature could be coming to the iPhone 14 Pro, powered by the software that’s about to be revealed. Apple’s next big iPhone software release, iOS 16, will be unveiled at Apple’s upcoming special event, the 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The keynote will be a pre-recorded event but […]