5 results for tag: Tesla
Often while conducting outreach for Walnut Creek Saves, we are asked about energy and water conservation outside of the Walnut Creek area. Climate change and its impact is a big topic not only within the Walnut Creek Saves work-sphere, but for everyone in daily, work, and school life, too. So it’s always best for us to stay updated on all things energy and water, to do the best thing for ourselves, and the future of the planet. Lorcan McSharp's deep dive this week is related to Australia’s growing wind and energy storage industry.
Cars are vehicles that let us go from place to place in an efficient manner. The technology for switching from a gas to electric car is already here, and you need to know which one is right for you! In today’s day and age, electric cars (also known as EVs) come in many shapes and sizes, with different brands such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Chevrolet, BMW, Kia, the infamous Tesla, as well as many more!
In a state that is the leader in coal exports, South Australia took an oath of renewability when it funded the construction of a large battery that is roughly the size of a US football field! With the innovation and genius of Elon Musk, South Australia was able to create a battery powerful enough to power 30,000 homes. Learn more about this battery and its benefits from Anna Meehan's latest article.
Did you know that heavy duty vehicles make up just 7 percent of vehicles on US roads, yet account for 20 percent of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions? Anthony Belavitch has prepared an article to introduce you to Tesla's new all-electric semi-truck. Manufacturing a electric semi-truck seems like a tough task, however, it is to help the world by putting more electric cars on the road.
Have you been curious about electric cars and solar? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Kaipo Vevera, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, explains why electric cars and going solar positively impact the environment but can also save your pockets.