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What’s the ‘secret sauce’ behind Croatian EV maker Rimac?

Rimac Group made headlines after raising a Series D round that valued the Croatian startup at $2.2 billion, prompting the question: How has it...

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EV fleet management startup Synop steers its way to $10M seed round

Commercial fleets are poised for electrification, and Synop wants to give operators more control over their vehicles.

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Oklo’s Caroline Cochran and Swell’s Sulemon Kahn talk scaling alternative energy at TC Sessions: Climate

Stopping the dire pace and consequences of climate change requires a diverse range of climate technologies across multiple fronts, and alternative...

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Porsche invests in German startup aiming to be a one-stop shop for carbon neutral homes

Porsche’s venture arm has taken a minority stake in 1Komma5°, a five-month-old German startup aiming to offer households everything needed for...

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A road map for climate investors

Climate in the last decade has been unprecedented in many ways, none of them good. Wildfires in California have consumed entire towns; thousands of...

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Tesla’s battery-manufacturing ‘Megafactory’ breaks ground in California

Tesla broke ground on its “Megafactory,” a new production facility in California, so christened because it will produce the company’s...

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How to meet the demand of EV infrastructure and maintain a stable grid

A combination of a new blueprint for managing energy on the grid plus behavior change is needed.

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EnerVenue raises $100M to accelerate clean energy using nickel-hydrogen batteries

In order to support a buildout of renewable energy, which tends to over-generate electricity at certain times of day and under-generate at others,...

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EV charging solutions will become an asset, not a liability, to the grid

Although wireless charging is still relatively new to the market, the benefits are beginning to become glaringly self-evident.

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Tesla has installed 200,000 Powerwalls around the world so far

Tesla has installed its 200,000th Powerwall, the company’s home battery storage product, the company said in a tweet on Wednesday....

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Claiming a landmark in fusion energy, TAE Technologies sees commercialization by 2030

In a small industrial park located nearly halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, one company is claiming to have hit a milestone in the...

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Lucid Motors sees a second life for its EV batteries in energy storage

Lucid Motors has designed the battery packs in its luxury electric vehicle for two lives. The company, which is already experimenting with energy...

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Three energy-innovation takeaways from Texas’ deep freeze

Unpredictability and complexity are quickening, and technology has its place, but not simply as an individual safeguard or false security blanket.

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InBalance Research forecasts demand for energy suppliers to ensure they optimize distribution

From distributed homes in Cambridge, Mass. and Cambridge, England, inBalance Research is joining Y Combinator as it looks to accelerate its business...

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Mainspring Energy launches its flexible fuel generator with a $150 million NextEra Energy contract

Mainspring Energy, the developer of a new generator technology that use fuels like biogas and hydrogen, has unveiled its Mainspring Linear Generator,...

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Tesla’s utility-scale batteries are coming to Texas 

Elon Musk is bringing his utility-scale battery ambitions to the Lone Star state.  An under-the-radar Tesla subsidiary has been at work building a...

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Volta Energy Technologies raises over $90M of a targeted $150M fund to back energy storage startups

Volta Energy Technologies, the energy investment and advisory services firm backed by some of the biggest names in energy and energy storage...

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Severe weather, blackouts show the grid’s biggest problem is infrastructure, not renewables

It’s becoming harder for the U.S. to ignore the very real effects of global climate change — and despite the efforts of naysayers,...

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Battery companies are the latest SPAC target as EVs get a huge regulatory boost

Batteries are the latest landing pad for investors. In the past week alone, two companies have announced plans to become publicly traded companies by...

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Tesla’s solar and energy storage business rakes in $810M, finally exceeds cost of revenue

Small as it is, the division is selling more energy storage and solar. Revenue from this division grew 62% from the previous quarter and more than...

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Widespread electrification requires us to rethink battery technology

The global transition to electrification has increased demand for longer-lasting and faster-charging batteries. But battery innovation hasn’t kept...

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EU and Bill Gates make joint push for $1BN to accelerate clean tech

The European Commission has announced a partnership with Bill Gates’ sustainable energy funding vehicle with the goal of unlocking new...

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