Environment

Pacific Gas & Electric, the utility company that serves much of northern California, has commissioned the first of many standalone microgrids in Mariposa county near Yosemite National Park. Built and installed by BoxPower, the remote grid will permanently replace the overhead distribution power lines that once served a handful of customers in Briceburg, a community located
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In this article AGI-PH A combination of a delicate natural environment and increasing poverty is encouraging the son of a billionaire business founder to improve their company’s sustainable and social efforts. Property group Alliance Global is based in the Philippines, which — being an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands — is particularly susceptible to
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Courtesy of U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON — In support of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of installing 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior today announced  a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight – an area of shallow
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Originally published on RMI.org.By John Matson As the world warms and the demand for cooling increases, many homes will require an “all of the above” approach to keep cool without further contributing to global warming. That can include high-performance cooling systems that use climate-friendly coolants and consume relatively little energy, as well as building design approaches that offset the
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The Microlino 2.0, an electric bubble car with a decidedly BMW Isetta-style design, has entered its final phase of development. The company is now showing off a nearly production-ready third prototype. The latest prototype includes some major new updates that we haven’t seen on previous renditions. Chief among them is the new interior. This straightforward
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Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for up to $14.5 million to support active field testing of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) technologies and techniques within existing wells.  EGS, like all geothermal resources, supplies secure, resilient renewable electricity and heating and cooling that is always-available regardless of weather, and
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The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Loop with Tesla vehicles has officially gone into operations this week, and it already prepares to expand to the Strip and beyond. The Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, the Boring Company’s first full-scale loop project, has now entered operations, and it is available to the public. Elon Musk’s startup had
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Tesla is currently integrating Autopilot usage and more driving habits into its insurance program to deliver more accurate pricing. According to some new reverse engineering of the Tesla mobile app, you will now be able to see your live “safety rating” score in the app. In 2019, Tesla launched its own insurance program, starting with availability
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