Electricity
No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity one by one as work advances to give power to 60,000 who don't have it more
Rivian's R1T gets the overland camping treatment it richly deserves - Roadshow  CNET · 1 day
Packing a tent and an awesome custom electric camp stove, the R1T is the electric overlander we never knew we needed. more
Rivian debuts a pull-out kitchen for its electric pickup truck  TechCrunch · 2 days
Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, toady at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp... more
Rivian debuts a pull-out kitchen for its electric pickup trick  TechCrunch · 2 days
Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, toady at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp... more
'Ant bridge'-inspired nanoparticle assembly fixes broken electrical circuits  nanowerk · 2 days
Inspired by the swarm behavior of ants, scientists have developed a nanoparticle self-assembly system that can fix broken electrical circuits. more
Electric-car rebates: More than free money?  CBC · 2 days
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we examine what electric-car rebates are meant to achieve, and find out more about how to... more
Musk to Review All of Tesla's Expenses in New Cost Cutting Plan  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he will increase scrutiny of the company's expenses in his latest initiative to cut costs... more
'Stitching' together ultrastrong graphene films  nanowerk · 2 days
Graphene's outstanding mechanical and electrical properties make it a very attractive material for applications in aerospace and flexible electronics. This, however, requires the assembly of graphene into macroscopic graphene nanocomposites. Researchers report a novel strategy to 'stitch' reduced... more
Thai government is going DIY and building its own converted EVs, report says - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
It seems the Thai government is tired of waiting for manufacturers to make their EVs available for sale,... more
Lilium unveils its 5-seater electric air taxi video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Riders will be able to hail a Lilium jet via an app, and the company says that the taxis should be fully operational in multiple cities around the... more
A new nanocomposite to beat the heat in electronics  nanowerk · 3 days
A new nanocomposite promises to be a superior high-temperature dielectric material for flexible electronics, energy storage and electric devices. more
China’s Tesla wannabe Xpeng starts ride-hailing service  TechCrunch · 3 days
There’re a lot of synergies between electric vehicles and ride-hailing. Drivers are able to save more steering an EV compared to a gas vehicle. Environmentally conscious consumers will choose to hire an electric car.... more
Lilium unveils five-seater air taxi prototype after a successful maiden flight for its latest jet  TechCrunch · 3 days
Lilium, the Munich-based startup developing an on-demand “air taxi” service, has unveiled a new five-seater prototype and is... more
Honda is working on a solution for old, end-of-life EV batteries - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
The company is working with American Electric Power to supplement municipal power grids with the battery packs from older electric vehicles. more
Investigators confirm that PG&E power lines started the deadly Camp Fire  THE VERGE · 4 days
Fire authorities have officially determined that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. was responsible for... more
Triumph and Williams are teaming up on future electric motorcycles - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Rather than focusing on one model, Triumph wants to develop an electric drivetrain for use in multiple bikes. more
Mitsubishi Electric and Here are working on a new V2V system for cars - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
The road hazard warning system has undergone two successful real-world tests in Japan and Southern California. more
Boosted’s rugged electric scooter is launching at $1,599  TechCrunch · 4 days
Boosted, the maker of the electric skateboard Boosted Board, has unveiled its next mode of transportation: the electric scooter. Available for pre-order today, Boosted Rev costs $1,599 and is designed to be... more
DJI Osmo Action hands-on: GoPro should be worried  THE VERGE · 4 days
DJI just announced the Osmo Action, the company’s first action camera. It’s a direct competitor to GoPro’s Hero 7 Black,... more
Volvo inks multi-billion dollar battery deals with LG Chem and CATL for EVs  TechCrunch · 4 days
Volvo Car Group has inked a massive multi-billion dollar supply deal with the Chinese battery manufacturer CATL and Korea’s LG Chem to... more
Suspect in Southern California scooter beating death ID'd  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Police have identified a man suspected of beating a Southern California woman to death with an electric scooter more
Pokemon Detective Pikachu review: The best video game movie ever - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Spoiler-free review: In the latest Pokemon movie, Ryan Reynolds' electric rodent sleuth leads an entertaining romp with plenty of heart. more
Detective Pikachu review: The best video game movie ever - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Spoiler-free review: Ryan Reynolds' electric rodent sleuth leads an entertaining romp with plenty of heart. more
Washington State reinstates its electric vehicle tax incentive, report says - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
The Evergreen state is moving to get more clean vehicles on its roads in a hurry and it's hoping that reviving its tax incentive... more
VW's ID 3 electric hatch snags over 10,000 preorders in 24 hours - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
There were so many people eager to place a 1,000-euro deposit that it crashed the preorder website. more
VW’s new electric hatchback receives 10,000 pre-orders in first 24 hours  TechCrunch · 1 week
Volkswagen opened up pre-orders in Europe at a launch event Wednesday for a special edition of the first model in its new all-electric ID brand. Within... more
Disability rights group alarmed by Portland e-scooter rules  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A disability rights nonprofit in Oregon has filed a letter of complaint with the city of Portland over new rules for its electric scooter pilot program, which just began its second phase more
GM in talks to sell shuttered Lordstown factory to Workhorse for EV pickups  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
General Motors is in talks to sell its Lordstown vehicle factory in Ohio to Workhorse Group, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to... more
VW's electric hatchback has a name: ID 3 - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Europeans can now place preorders for the first EV from VW's new ID lineup. more
UK goes record week without using any coal power  Sky News · 2 weeks
The UK has gone seven days without burning any coal to generate electricity - the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution. more
Bird is now selling its electric scooters directly to consumers  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Bird, recognizing the growing possibility that people will want to own electric scooters rather than share them, is launching a new scooter model available for purchase. Called the... more
Move over, silicon switches: There's a new way to compute  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers discover new method of controlling magnetic circuits using energy efficient switch that does not require electric currents. more
Auto industry group tries to talk Colorado out of a ZEV mandate - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The lobby group instead proposes some voluntary measures to increase electric vehicle awareness in the state. more
Greenlit: B.C. lighthouses upgrading to wind and solar power  CBC · 2 weeks
Traditionally, the lighthouses have relied on diesel generators that run 24 hours a day to provide electricity for the... more
UK sets new record for days without coal power  Sky News · 2 weeks
The UK has gone five days without burning any coal to generate electricity, the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution. more
Two-dimensional (2D) rare earth nanomaterials  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Rare earth metals and alloys that contain them are used in many devices that people use in their everyday lives. Whereas the research on two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials such as graphene, hexagonal boron nitride, MXenes, transition metal dichalcogenides, or... more
Experimental device generates electricity from the coldness of the universe  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Using an infrared photodiode pointed to the sky, a new device harvests energy from the temperature difference between Earth and near absolute zero temperatures of deep space. more
Quantum computing with graphene plasmons  nanowerk · 2 weeks
In their proposed graphene quantum logic gate, scientists show that if single plasmons are created in nanoribbons made out of graphene, two plasmons in different nanoribbons can interact through their electric fields. more
Maid of the Mist tour boats to be battery-powered  CBC · 2 weeks
The Maid of the Mist boats that bring tourists to the base of Niagara Falls are going electric. more
Building large graphene aerogel walls  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Highly compressible graphene aerogels possess extraordinary properties that exceed the performance of natural materials ? superior compressive elasticity; ultrahigh porosity; outstanding tolerance for harsh environment; large specific surface area; high electrical and thermal conductivity. Now, researchers have fabricated... more
Ratan Tata Invests in Ola Electric as a Part of Series A Round  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Ratan Tata is also an early investor in ANI Technologies - Ola's parent company. more
Even in Canada's electric-vehicle utopia, you can't miss what's hampering EV sales  CBC · 2 weeks
B.C.'s Salt Spring Island might seem like the perfect place to have an electric vehicle, from climate to short driving distances to government rebates.... more
Electric racing series Formula E lost $29 million in its fourth season  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Electric racing series Formula E posted a €26.4 million (about $29 million) loss during its fiscal year ending July 31st, 2018, despite generating a... more
Musk doubles down on investment as Tesla raises capital goal  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is more than doubling the stock he will buy in a new public offering in an apparent bid to earn investors' confidence as he... more
Sustainability-focused Ecosystem Integrity Fund closes on $100 million  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
With six deals already under its belt, the sustainability focused investment firm Ecosystem Integrity Fund has closed its third investment vehicle at its $100 million target. Investments in the third fund include... more
Elon Musk Owes $507 Million to Banks Helping Tesla Raise Capital  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Musk personally owes $507 million to Wall Street banks involved in Tesla's stock and debt sale, backed by his stake in the electric car maker, a... more
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu is the best video game movie ever - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Spoiler-free review: Ryan Reynolds' electric rodent sleuth leads an entertaining romp with plenty of heart. more
Could high-flying drones power your home one day?  BBC · 2 weeks
How kites and drones could generate electricity to supplement conventional wind turbines. more
Awair raises $10M to help customers like WeWork monitor their office environments  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Monitoring a space is about a lot more than security cameras, Awair is trying to help businesses and consumers more deeply understand the environments... more
‘Denial of service’ attack disrupted US energy company operations, government confirms  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A denial-of-service attack launched against an energy company providing power in several western U.S. states was enough to report “interruptions of electrical system operations” to the... more
Electric scooter use results in 20 injuries per 100,000 trips, CDC finds  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
People are getting injured while riding electric scooters. This shouldn’t come as a huge shock to anyone who has noticed the explosion of dockless,... more
DDoS attack disrupted US energy company operations, government confirms  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A distributed denial-of-service attack launched against an energy company providing power in several western U.S. states was enough to report “interruptions of electrical system operations” to the government’s energy authority. The... more
UK climate panel sets big goals: less meat, electric cars  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
An independent committee that advises the British government on climate change says the UK should target net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050. more
Tesla to raise money after painful 1Q, and Musk is buying in  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is buying $10M of the electric vehicle maker's common stock, shortly after saying the company may need to raise money... more
France, Germany plan to create leading battery industry  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
France and Germany have unveiled details of a plan to create a leading electric battery industry in Europe, from the extraction of raw materials to recycling more
Google opens Android Automotive OS to Spotify, other media app developers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Google is opening its Android Automotive operating system up to third-party developers to bring music and other entertainment apps into vehicle infotainment systems, starting with the... more
UK climate panel sets big goals: less meat, drive electric  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
An independent committee that advises the British government on climate change says the UK should target net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050. more
Faraday Future is working with ‘a bankruptcy legend’ to stave off collapse  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Beleaguered electric vehicle startup Faraday Future is restructuring in order to survive. The company announced a new deal on Monday that could chart a... more
Federal rebates for electric cars kick in with increased price limit  CBC · 3 weeks
Federal rebates to encourage Canadians to buy electric cars take effect today. Ottawa is... more
GM’s electric future includes a pickup truck  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
GM will make a full-size electric pickup truck as part of an “all-electric future” that will include a complete range of EVs, CEO Mary Barra said during the automaker’s quarterly earnings call Tuesday. GM... more
Bird will deliver you a scooter, then pick it up when you're done - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
In the name of being a "sustainable alternative" to cars, the electric scooter company rolls out monthly personal... more
Bird scooters are coming back to San Francisco  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
While San Francisco only allows Skip and Scoot to operate as part of the city’s shared electric scooter pilot program, Bird has found a way to claim some market share. Bird has... more
You can now rent a Bird electric scooter for $25 a month  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
If using an app to track down a nearby electric scooter to rent is too much of a crapshoot, Bird is now offering monthly... more
Climate change: Electric car target 'needs to be sooner'  BBC · 3 weeks
The government's plan to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 is too tame, its advisers will say. more
Struggling EV firm Faraday Future gets another financial lifeline with new $225M investment  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. It may have lost its original founding... more
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Triumph and Williams are teaming up on future electric motorcycles - Roadshow
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Volkswagen's retooling its Zwickau plant to be the home of its EV production - Roadshow
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