Offshore wind farm

Old Wind Turbine Blades Will Be Used To Store Energy

Wind turbines have grown as a leading source of renewable energy due to their many benefits, including their low electricity cost. Their opponents frequently use the fact that they need backup or energy storage against to discredit them. However, Energy Vault and Enel Green Power have partnered to develop a gravity energy storage system that…

Ford Maverick Hybrid Pickup Truck Starts At Under $20K

Ford’s upcoming 2022 Maverick pickup truck is offering a more budget friendly alternative to the larger F-150 series for those who don’t need it to do as much — and its a hybrid. The new Ford Maverick starts at $19,995. This compact pickup truck has a 4.5 foot cargo bed, which is 1 foot shorter…

Ford Debuts Electric F-150 Pickup Truck

Ford Motor Company has debuted the electric version of its new F-150 pickup truck. The truck, dubbed the F-150 Lightning is a redesigned battery electric vehicle (BEV) that takes advantage of its electric powertrain and storage in multiple ways. The new F-150 has a front trunk (often called a ‘frunk’), and it can power your…

Solar panels under a storm cloud.

Solar Carports Are A Brilliant Way To Protect Your Car

Building concepts are always changing, and many structures are effective at providing shelter. However, considering the astronomical cost of building any structure these days, shouldn’t they do more? I think so. A carport is something that provides much-needed shelter from paint-destroying sunlight as well as rain and hail. It can even limit the amount of…

Electric sports car

Norwegians Start Receiving Their Mustang Mach E Deliveries

Ford’s Norwegian customers have started receiving deliveries of their 2021 Mustang Mach E cars. To be specific, the first customer received their Ford Mustang Mach E today. Ford has been spreading out shipments to more countries, and that means that customers in the U.S. will have to continue waiting for theirs to arrive due to…

Solar panels under a storm cloud.

USU Team Builds Solar Energy Systems With Spent Electric Vehicle Batteries

A team of researchers from the Utah Power Electronics Lab at Utah State University has developed solar energy systems using discarded electric vehicle batteries. The team submitted it as part of the American-Made Solar Prize competition and was one of 10 finalists. Projects like these address both the electronic waste potential of electric vehicle batteries…