Glass Wings Blog: Electric

$1 billion solar project planned on former Starfire coal mine in Eastern Kentucky
12,000 Km On The Weirdest Electric Vehicles Yet!!
280 million e-bikes are slashing oil demand far more than electric vehicles
5 Cities Leading the Charge Toward Electric Bus Transportation
5 incredible craters that will make you fall in love with the grandeur of our Solar System
5 tips for getting off gas at home – for a cleaner, cheaper, healthier all-electric future
A California lake has enough lithium to power 375 million EVs
A green roof or rooftop solar? You can combine them in a biosolar roof, boosting both biodiversity and power output
A huge battery has replaced Hawaii’s last coal plant
A New Battery Intended to Power Passenger Airplanes and EVs, Explained
A new kind of solar cell is coming: is it the future of green energy?
A post-servo highway? How electric vehicles are changing the Australian roadscape
A Reality Check About Solar Panel Waste and the Effects on Human Health
A School Bought Solar Panels and Saved Enough to Give All Its Teachers Raises
'A waste of taxpayer’s money' | German passenger group slams hydrogen trains as a distraction from need to electrify
All-electric homes are better for your hip pocket and the planet. Here’s how governments can help us get off gas
An activist group is spreading misinformation to stop solar projects in rural America
An El Niño looms over Australia’s stressed electricity system – and we must plan for the worst
An EV charger every 50 miles: Here’s the plan to keep them running
An Off-Grid EV Camper Van
Analysis: UK electricity from fossil fuels drops to lowest level since 1957
Are electric cars really better for the environment?
As Australia’s net zero transition threatens to stall, rooftop solar could help provide the power we need
As EVs continue to innovate, expect plenty of surprises
Australia at risk of electricity supply shortages as renewable projects lag behind coal plant closures
Australia finally has an electric vehicle strategy. How does it stack up?
The Australian solar tech that may have found a low cost solution to deep storage
Australia’s adoption of electric vehicles has been maddeningly slow, but we’re well placed to catch up fast
Australia’s biggest agri-solar and battery storage project wins planning approval
Australia’s biggest vehicle-to-grid charging station opened to back up wind and solar
Australia’s first-ever electric passenger car is a forgotten pioneer
Base Load Solar Power Beamed WIRELESSLY From SPACE?! 🤯
Batteries are the environmental Achilles heel of electric vehicles – unless we repair, reuse and recycle them
Batteries on wheels: EVs can deliver huge amount of low cost storage for wind and solar
Battery Bonanza Is Being Sparked by Coal’s Exit in Australia
Battery Makers Plow $31 Billion Into Remaking Korean Steel Hub
Battery-Electric Fishing Vessel Marks A Sea Change For Small Commercial Fishers
Belgian company unveils bendable, lightweight, and wafer-thin solar panels
Biden-Harris Administration Launches $7 Billion Solar for All Grant Competition to Fund Residential Solar Programs that Lower Energy Costs for Families and Advance Environmental Justice Through Investing in America Agenda
The BIG Battery Breakdown: Fires, Failures and Future Breakthroughs!
Big electric trucks on the roads could be a long haul
BMW Going With New Batteries For Its Ambitious EV Plans
Burning Biomass for Electricity is Worse Than Coal
Businesses rush to install electric vehicle charging to keep tourists coming back
The BYD Seagull And The Promise Of The EV Revolution
CAKE's Sinje Gottwald completes the first unassisted African continent crossing on an electric motorcycle
California Shows an Electric-Car Uprising Headed for the US
California to require half of all heavy trucks sales to be electric by 2035
Canada, Volkswagen to invest more than C$20 billion in EV battery gigafactory
Caterpillar brings electric equipment ecosystem to CES2024
Changing Lives and Livelihoods in Tanzania, One Electricity Connection at a Time
Chart: Solar installations set to break global, US records in 2023
China on course to hit wind and solar power target five years ahead of time
China Reaches Peak Gasoline in Milestone for Electric Vehicles
China's first desert-based solar and wind energy farm goes online
China's gasoline demand peak nears as EV boom hastens transition
Chinese Electric Cars Are Here To Stay. Here's Why
Chinese monks get electricity for the first time, thanks to solar
Chinese Monks Get Electricity for the First Time Thanks to Solar
Citroën Oli: The Most Revolutionary EV In The World
Climate Action Game Changers: The Solar Story
Climate change: China sets stage for more of its transport to run on solar energy
Climate change: Couple set for Pole-to-Pole electric car challenge
Climate change will affect solar power and grid stability across Australia – here’s how
Coal closures, battery storage, solar generation: The energy transition is everywhere
Coal Declines Amid Solar Boom in South Africa, in Five Charts
Cooking (and heating) without gas: what are the impacts of shifting to all-electric homes?
Could The Whole World Be Powered by Rooftop Solar?
Could This Mobile, Solar-Powered Livestock Barn Reshape the Corn Belt?
Could this self-driving EV charging robot be a game changer?
DB Schenker Finland takes delivery of 68-ton Volvo electric truck
‘Dead’ Electric Car Batteries Find a Second Life Powering Cities
Dead EV batteries turn to gold with US incentives
Debunking Mr Bean’s electric tropes: EVs are far better for the planet than ICE vehicles
Debunking The Biggest MYTHS About EVs
Despairing about climate change? These 4 charts on the unstoppable growth of solar may change your mind
Distributed Battery Management Inverters: The New Frontier For Life-Extended, Cost-Reduced Batteries
Driving a greener future: how your electric car could help power your neighbourhood
Driving the energy transition, EVs are simply better for the environment
E-fuels cannot save Europe from Chinese electric vehicles
EIA Says 40 Percent of US Electricity Is Now Emission-Free for the First Time
Electric big rigs are going farther and charging faster
Electric cars are the new solar: people will underestimate how quickly they will take off
Electric Cars Pass a Crucial Tipping Point in 23 Countries
Electric Lawn Mowers WITH SOLAR PANELS!
Electric two-wheelers are creating a buzz in Asia
Electric vehicle battery prices are falling faster than expected
Electric vehicle fires are very rare. The risk for petrol and diesel vehicles is at least 20 times higher
Electric vehicle sales in Australia overtake petrol-driven cars in medium category for first time
Electric vehicles: Can 'lightweighting' combat range anxiety?
Electricity bills unreadable for thousands of Australians amid a cost-of-living crisis
Electricity from thin air: an enzyme from bacteria can extract energy from hydrogen in the atmosphere
Electricity Market Report Update: Outlook for 2023 and 2024
Electricity prices are rising again. Here’s how to ensure renters can cash-in on rooftop solar
Electrification is efficiency: The world will need less energy after the transition
Electrify Everything Sure But What About Big Trucks?
Electrifying Cars Is A Great Wedge But Far From The Only One
Electrifying commercial delivery vehicles is the fastest way to decarbonise, report finds
Electrifying Everything Everywhere All At Once Is Key Climate Wedge
Electrifying offshore platforms targets a tiny fraction of the oil industry’s emissions
Ending Nigeria’s fuel subsidy pushes a shift to solar. Without a climate plan, progress is at risk
Energy providers and renewable technology companies developing 'novel' electric car charging prototypes for the bush
EU blindsided by ‘spectacular’ solar rollout
EU fossil fuel burning for electricity fell to lowest on record in 2023, data shows
Europe hits roadblocks in the race to switch to electric cars
European Electricity Review 2023
EV advocates frustrated as vehicle emissions can kicked down the road again
The EV Revolution Isn’t Only Arriving on Four Wheels
Every household will go on a journey of electrification. We can make that easier, or harder
Factcheck: 21 misleading myths about electric vehicles
Falling Lithium Prices Are Making Electric Cars More Affordable
Fast charge with frites: McDonald’s in France gets 150-200kW EV chargers
The first generation of solar panels will wear out. A recycling industry is taking shape
The first-ever drive from North to South pole is complete – and it was all-electric
Floating PV reduces water evaporation in Brazilian reservoir by 60%
Floating solar farms: what are they and can they help us reach net zero?
Floating solar panels could completely power thousands of cities
Floating Solar Panels Turn Old Industrial Sites Into Green Energy Goldmines
Gas can’t compete with wind, solar and storage, even in world’s biggest market
Giga-scale desert region solar plants may have positive climate impact
Global EV Sales Hit A Near-Record 1.2 Million Sales In August 2023
‘Go hard and go big’: How Australia got solar panels onto one in every three houses
Her Retirement Home Said ‘No’ to Solar Panels. She Got It to Buy 1,344.
Here’s what Europe’s largest floating solar farm is going to look like
How a small town's trajectory changed after the construction of a 600-hectare solar farm
How China's buses shaped the world's EV revolution
How did China come to dominate the world of electric cars?
How electricity could help tackle a surprising climate villain
How far to the next electric vehicle charging station – and will I be able to use it? Here’s how to create a reliable network
How one country set aside nearly $500M for electric vehicle subsidies, but not for cars
How problematic is mineral mining for electric cars?
How Solar Panel Waste Is Paving the Way to a More Sustainable Future
How the UK transformed its electricity supply in just a decade
How we built a less-explodey lithium battery and kickstarted the EV revolution
I drove 6,000 miles across the US in an EV. Here’s what I learned
If the first solar entrepreneur hadn't been kidnapped, would fossil fuels have dominated the 20th century?
In a First, Wind and Solar Generated More Power Than Coal in U.S.
In Norway, the Electric Vehicle Future Has Already Arrived
In the Race to Electrification, the Humble Bus Is in the Lead
India is Fighting Heatwaves With Solar Cycle Tracks
India looking at record high solar capacity addition at 17 GW this year
India's electric car boom: What's fuelling the soaring popularity of EVs?
Ireland: Wind generation exceeds demand for electricity for the first time ever
Is it right to be worried about getting stranded in an electric car?
Is it worth investing in a battery for your rooftop solar? Here’s what buyers need to know (but often can’t find out)
Is The Inflation Reduction Act Enough To Fuel US Made Electric Vehicles?!
It’s not an ‘electric bike craze.’ You’re looking at the future of transportation
The Japanese Electric Sports Car You’ve Never Heard Of
Japan's Mitsubishi Chemical to slash solar panel recycling costs 20%
Jeep’s Electrification Game Plan: Wrangler, Wagoneer, & More Going Electric!
Joby, Volocopter fly electric air taxis over New York City
Labor’s electric vehicle policy drives Australia forward – but not far
Labor’s electric vehicle strategy promises new fuel efficiency standard and battery recycling
Labor’s EV strategy ‘hamstrung’ by delayed fuel efficiency standard, advocates say
Legislation mandating rooftop solar panels passes Legislature
LG kicks off colossal ramp-up of US factories for EV and grid batteries
Liebreich: The Next Half-Trillion-Dollar Market – Electrification of Heat
The Life-Changing, Solar-Charged Power of ‘Regenerative Travel’
‘Limitless’ energy: how floating solar panels near the equator could power future population hotspots
Living and working from an all-electric VW ID Buzz
Macquarie solar breakthrough gives Aussie researchers unexpected recycling win
Made in Australia? The electric vehicle revolution gives us a chance to revive an industry
Man to tackle Australia on electric motorcycle after riding across the world to combat range anxiety
Many First Nations communities swelter without power. Why isn’t there solar on every rooftop?
Mercedes says electric car market is ‘brutal’ for manufacturers
MIT Unveils a Megawatt Motor for Electric Aircraft
Mudcrab makes history: how a home-made electric car broke world records under water
Native Americans are building their own solar farms
New battery recycling rules could be a game-changer in the EU’s search for EV minerals
“New era:” SunDrive wins funds to scale up Australia made solar cell production
The New Mexico Electricity Co-op Breaking Up With Fossil Fuels
Nissan's Secret CHEAP Electric Car
No more hydrogen trains | Rail company that launched world's first H2 line last year opts for all-electric future
Northvolt, BYD Announce Sodium Ion Battery Plans
Norway’s largest electric truck is a 66t monster that will cut out 156 tons of CO2 annually
NSW can avoid electricity shortages without paying hundreds of millions to keep Eraring open, expert says
Oceans of Energy gets Bureau Veritas’ nod of approval for offshore floating solar system
One Big Thing I Learned About The Industry By Helping Start An EV Conversion Business
One Climate Action that Really Matters: Buy an EV
“Our hands are tied:” Australian councils call for tough fuel standards to drive EVs
Over 25 GW of solar is actively being constructed in the U.S.
Perovskite: new type of solar technology paves the way for abundant, cheap and printable cells
Petrol and diesel cars 20 times more likely to catch fire than EVs
Planning approval given for Australia’s biggest battery to soak up solar and replace coal
#PMJTour Mr Blue Sky (Electric Light Orchestra) Allison Young | Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark 15/05/23
The Portlanders Going Electric
Post-Covid, post-bankruptcy Hertz is all-in on electric, with big implications for the EV, auto and rideshare market
Queensland woman uses electric car to run her son’s dialysis machine during power cut
Quiet and Efficient – New Propeller Advance Paves Way for Electric Planes
Record broken as EV enthusiast charges around Australia in just 10 days
RedSands and Roev to make Australia’s first fully electric 4WD camper
Reflectors in space could make solar farms on Earth work for longer every day
Renault starts heavy vehicle production for electric trucks
Renewables will be world’s top electricity source within three years, IEA data reveals
Report Finds Investments in U.S. Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Reach $120 Billion, Create 143,000 New Jobs
Researchers make surprising discovery about lifespan of EV batteries: ‘That was a shock’
Rewiring Australia founder Saul Griffith is a man on a mission to electrify the nation, one suburb at a time
Rivian R1T is the first EV to win the longest off-road competition in the US
RMI Analysis: With Smart Policy, Truck Electrification Is Within Reach
Roof Not Suitable For Solar? Here's The Solution!
Rooftop solar poised to become Australia's biggest power source amid coal's demise
Rooftop solar smashes records, sends coal and demand to new lows as it reshapes the grid
Sales of electric vehicles in the US are accelerating
Scientists Developing Floating Solar Farms That Can Withstand Rough Oceans
Shining example? Solar power boosts struggling Tunisian school
Small, Electric, Traffic Beating Vehicles For Every Occasion!
Solar adoption in India entering “accelerating growth” phase
Solar and Wind Are Growing Faster Than Fledgling Nuclear and LNG Once Did
Solar Built on Trash Offers Solution to Renewable Energy’s Space Problem
Solar energy could power all health facilities in poorer countries and save lives, experts say
Solar Farms Out at Sea Are Clean Energy’s Next Breakthrough
Solar glass manufacturing breakthrough could slash costs, says ClearVue
Solar, Hope, Cosy, and Functional
Solar module prices are falling, with no end in sight
Solar News Large And Small — Abu Dhabi, Six Flags, And Arizona
Solar panel technology is set to be turbo-charged – but first, a few big roadblocks have to be cleared
Solar panels above orchards lower temperature, help conserve water
Solar panels could be a lifesaver for public housing tenants grappling with Australia’s soaring energy costs
Solar Panels Floating in Reservoirs? We’ll Drink to That
Solar Philippines to break ground on world’s ‘largest’ solar farm this year
Solar power and a composting toilet: what it takes to live off the grid in regional Australia
Solar power can cut living costs, but it’s not an option for many people – they need better support
Solar power five times more popular than fossil fuels: survey
Solar power investment to exceed oil for first time, says IEA chief
Solar Pumps Are Empowering Women Farmers in India
Solar set to overtake other energy sources by 2027
Solar surging 58% in 2023, 413 GW of installations expected globally
Solarge Debuts Lightweight Fully Recyclable Solar Panels
Solving the lithium question will facilitate sustainable electrification
The South is building the most vibrant EV and battery hub in the US
“States haven’t delivered:” Report finds just 0.2 pct of Australia’s buses are electric
Storing Electricity On The Grid Is Part Of Climate Short List
Street-racing in Nissan Leaf, EV enthusiast pushes Texans to go electric
Stunning New Species of Tarantula Shimmers Like an Electric-Blue Jewel
Surging renewable energy sees record supply to Australia’s electricity grid
Surprise! Electric cars are already making California healthier
Surreal NASA Footage Reveals What a Solar Eclipse Looks Like on Mars
Swiss satellite antennas make a comeback as solar powerhouses
Tanzania to complete rural electrification by June 2024
Tesla and EV Expert Sandy Munro: Solid State Batteries are "Kiss of Death" for Gas Cars
These cities are building solar plants on trash to save space
They sense electric fields, tolerate snow and have ‘mating trains’: 4 reasons echidnas really are remarkable
This 330kW battery generator uses a giant kite to charge itself
This 95-year-old Perth driver wants older motorists to go electric
This company can convert your fuel car into an EV — in just a day
This French company has designed the first e-bike that doesn’t need a battery
This Futuristic Electric Boat Is Transforming Cities!
This GIANT Electric Semi Can Swap Out Its Batteries!
This Is The First EVER Lightweight Electric Sports Car!
This Is The World’s CHEAPEST Solar Powered Car
THIS is Where We Should Be Placing Solar Panels!
This Japanese city is piloting EV wireless charging at traffic lights
This new robot cleans solar panels without using any water
This Tiny Car Solves The BIGGEST Problem With Electric Vehicles
The Tiny Electric Car “Designed For Women”…
The Tiny Electric Car Made By A Scooter Company!
Top green energy award for Maria Island’s 13,000-litre diesel reduction solar project
Toyota has built an EV with a fake transmission, and we’ve driven it
US Electric Car Sales Increased 65% In 2022
U.S. solar generation has grown 12x in a decade
US solar sites linked to higher levels of insects
Using electric water heaters to store renewable energy could do the work of 2 million home batteries – and save us billions
Victims of the green energy boom? The Indonesians facing eviction over a China-backed plan to turn their island into a solar panel ‘ecocity’
Volkswagen EV Sales Growing 50% In 2023
Volkswagen introduces ID 2all affordable EV concept with nearly 300 miles range
Volvo Trucks Is Making Great Progress On Electric Truck Sales, But Isn’t Letting Safety Slide
Want an easy $400 a year? Ditch the gas heater in your home for an electric split system
Want to cut your summer road trip fuel bill by 75 per cent? Take an EV
We need 100 million new electric machines, and we’ve got 17 budgets to get it right
We need a lot more electricians if we’re going to electrify everything
We need to decarbonise our electricity supply, and quickly – Alan Finkel shows how green energy can be a reality, and bring economic benefits
We Throw Away A Lot of Energy Which Is Why Electrifying Everything Matter
What the TRUCK?! Electric Vehicles Are Getting Bigger and Bigger!
When it comes to renewable energy, why go solo when you can go community solar?
Where could millions of EV batteries retire? Solar farms.
Why A Few Bad Quarters Won’t Spell Doom For The Electric Car Revolution
Why electric trucks are our best bet to cut road transport emissions
Why Indonesia wants Australia’s help to supply the world with electric vehicles and batteries
Why it’s time to get over your EV range anxiety
Why Norway — the poster child for electric cars — is having second thoughts
Why the electric vehicle battery race needs a recycling revolution
Whyalla vet launches city's first EV charging station in bid to cut harmful fumes that affect pets
Wind & Solar Dominate While Other Technologies Are Rounding Errors in End State Projection for…
Wind and solar energy saved Texans $11 billion in 2022
Wind and solar overtake fossil generation in the EU
Wind and solar pose climate threat too, oil giant Saudi Arabia argues
World-first flexible export limits are coming to rooftop solar. Here's how they work
World’s electricity supply close to ‘peak emissions’ due to growth of wind and solar
World’s largest battery maker announces major breakthrough in energy density
Wuling Hongguang Mini EV Now Available For Just $2,838 Plus $28/Month For The Battery Plan
Zeekr Just Embarrassed Tesla & The Entire EV World
Zion National Park’s shuttle buses are ditching the propane and going electric
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