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Black Friday 2023: The Best Early Deals for RV/Camper Owners (Updated 11/23/2023)
Black Friday 2023: The Best Early Deals for RV/Camper Owners (Updated 11/23/2023)

21 Nov 2023, 17:46 UTC · By: Cristian Curmei / We've put together a list of the best mobile living and adventure deals we found, and some are out of this world: A 100 W solar panel for $70 takes the cake

 
Californian Solar UAV Sets New Endurance Record in Oregon
Californian Solar UAV Sets New Endurance Record in Oregon

8 Aug 2023, 08:23 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A Californian startup beat Lockheed Martin's 2022 endurance record for an UAV, with the new K1000ULE that's entirely solar-electric

 
This Mercedes Sprinter Adventure Van Is a Serious Off-Road Rig With a Pop Top Roof Bedroom
This Mercedes Sprinter Adventure Van Is a Serious Off-Road Rig With a Pop Top Roof Bedroom

2 Jun 2023, 15:22 UTC · By: Bogdan Bebeselea / Van conversions are one of the best ways to dip your toes into the nomadic lifestyle, and this camper van is a great blueprint for an adventure-focused rig

 
The Dark Twin of a Solar Cell Generates Electricity at Night From Thermal Radiation
The Dark Twin of a Solar Cell Generates Electricity at Night From Thermal Radiation

25 Mar 2023, 09:52 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Scientists from the University of New South Wales found a way to generate electricity from the thermal radiation escaping our planet at night

 
Portable BaseCharge Generators and a "Genius" Solar Panel Join BioLite's Ecosystem
Portable BaseCharge Generators and a "Genius" Solar Panel Join BioLite's Ecosystem

23 Feb 2023, 15:36 UTC · By: Cristian Curmei / These two power stations are suitable for an array of uses and are easy to maneuver. The SolarPanel 100 can be coupled with a smart device charger

 
Lightyear Will Try a Comeback With a Group of 225 Investors and €8 Million
Lightyear Will Try a Comeback With a Group of 225 Investors and €8 Million

20 Feb 2023, 22:36 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Arnoud Aalbersberg started a WhatsApp group that managed to raise the money the company needed to get back into business

 
iBot Tiny Is Both an Off-Grid Beach House and the Coziest Family Home
iBot Tiny Is Both an Off-Grid Beach House and the Coziest Family Home

14 Feb 2023, 03:08 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / This adorable, modern tiny home has stood the test of time. It's still one of the best tiny homes adapted for a family with young kids and for beach living

 
Aptera, Lightyear and Sono Motors' Main Link Is Not Being Solar, But Rather Being Startups
Aptera, Lightyear and Sono Motors' Main Link Is Not Being Solar, But Rather Being Startups

6 Feb 2023, 11:33 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / They emerged when there was easy money flowing around and the perspective of profitable IPOs, but those times are now gone

 
Major Ford Plant Now Has Its Own Solar Panel Farm
Major Ford Plant Now Has Its Own Solar Panel Farm

17 Jan 2023, 14:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Ford's Spanish facility in Valencia, Almussafes, now gets part of its energy needs from a solar panel farm, output to grow to 10 megawatts by 2024

 
Aptera Delta Makes Us Wonder Why the Startup Decided To Use Tesla as a Role Model
Aptera Delta Makes Us Wonder Why the Startup Decided To Use Tesla as a Role Model

1 Jan 2023, 13:54 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The final design confirms all controversial design elements the final vehicle will have, and that may make it worse to drive

 
Aptera Will Repeat Steering Yoke and Gear Selector Mistakes Made by Tesla
Aptera Will Repeat Steering Yoke and Gear Selector Mistakes Made by Tesla

21 Dec 2022, 23:16 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The yoke steering has more than one turn lock-to-lock, and you can only select gears on the vehicle’s central screen, which probably comes from Tesla

 
Aptera Delta Update Suggests the Solar Trike Will Also Be Built in Europe
Aptera Delta Update Suggests the Solar Trike Will Also Be Built in Europe

20 Dec 2022, 17:43 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / At first, we thought C.P.C. Srl would only produce the carbon fiber components for the car, but it will apparently also assemble some units

 
Pepsi Hauling Frito-Lay Chips in Expanded Tesla Semi Fleet Makes Perfect Sense
Pepsi Hauling Frito-Lay Chips in Expanded Tesla Semi Fleet Makes Perfect Sense

17 Dec 2022, 01:31 UTC · By: Tim McKenzie / Pepsico's plans to incorporate 100 Tesla Semi's into its fleet of delivery trucks in 2023 is taking shape in Central California

 
S2A Modular Builds Homes With Nothing but 100% Solar Power and a Touch of Tesla Magic
S2A Modular Builds Homes With Nothing but 100% Solar Power and a Touch of Tesla Magic

14 Dec 2022, 19:28 UTC · By: Cristian Curmei / The S2A MegaFactory is the first of its kind and operates entirely off-grid with the help of a Tesla MegaPack and high-efficiency graphene photovoltaic panels

 
Sono Motors Wants Continental to Help Even More With Developing the Sion Solar Hatchback
Sono Motors Wants Continental to Help Even More With Developing the Sion Solar Hatchback

21 Nov 2022, 16:06 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The German supplier already helped Sono develop the electric motor the Sion uses. Now, it will give the hatch an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS)

 
Aptera Details All Production Stations Set To Manufacture Its Solar Trike
Aptera Details All Production Stations Set To Manufacture Its Solar Trike

20 Nov 2022, 21:42 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / It takes 13 stations for the Aptera to turn into a complete vehicle and head to shipping in a reasonably simple production process

 
Hyundai Home Combines Solar, Energy Storage and EV Charging, Now Available in 16 States
Hyundai Home Combines Solar, Energy Storage and EV Charging, Now Available in 16 States

18 Nov 2022, 20:09 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The Hyundai Home concept was revealed during last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. As announced back then, it’s now officially available in select markets

 
France's Latest Clean Energy Bill Has at Least One Caveat, Is Genius Otherwise
France's Latest Clean Energy Bill Has at Least One Caveat, Is Genius Otherwise

12 Nov 2022, 21:34 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / France wants to make large parking lots into solar panel parks without losing any parking sports. We found at least one caveat in the otherwise brilliant plan

 
Aptera Has 37,000 Preorders and States Its BINC Parts Will Be Made By C.P.C. Srl in Modena
Aptera Has 37,000 Preorders and States Its BINC Parts Will Be Made By C.P.C. Srl in Modena

4 Nov 2022, 18:18 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / BINC is a statement about how different the Aptera is from conventional cars. Instead of a body-in-white (BIW), it has a body-in-carbon (BINC) structure

 
Sono Motors Goes to New York and Other U.S. Cities, Wonders About Selling the Sion There
Sono Motors Goes to New York and Other U.S. Cities, Wonders About Selling the Sion There

11 Oct 2022, 22:48 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The new electric hatchback’s production will only start in the second half of 2023, which may give the company to homologate it to American customers