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EGEB: Trump’s offshore oil ban in Southeast also blocks wind farms

Banning offshore oil drilling is great. But that’s not the only thing that got banned. EU car emissions targets are causing a huge growth in electric cars in Europe. The running cost of EVs in the US cost $634 less annually than ICE cars. Arcadia Power is committed to making clean energy work for the planet and your bank account — all without changing your utility company. Sign up to receive…
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Tesla update lets you lock Sentry Mode/TeslaCam storage in glovebox

Tesla is updating the interior of the Model 3 to let owners lock their Sentry Mode/TeslaCam storage device in the glovebox. Sentry Mode is Tesla’s integrated surveillance system inside its vehicles using the Autopilot cameras around the car to record potential vandalism or other incidents. Tesla owners have to plug a storage device in one of the USB ports in the center console and footage…
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Tesla releases new Model 3 wheels with 2021 refresh

Tesla has released a new Model 3 wheel design as part of its 2021 refresh and the vehicles are starting to ship. Over the last few days, we have been reporting on Tesla currently updating the Model 3 with a significant refresh that includes several new features. The rollout…
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Quick Charge Podcast: October 10, 2020

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on…
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Climate Crisis Weekly: Humanity’s future is now in America’s hands

The US presidential election is almost here and voting has started. For the earth’s future, it’s everything. Vice President Joe Biden releases the first political ad exclusively about climate change in the US. Prince William and Sir David Attenborough launch the biggest environmental award ever, at $50 million. And more… As we at Electrek have written at least a hundred times over the…
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Tesla batteries to power a passenger boat

Two Swedish companies announced that they are using Tesla batteries to convert a passenger boat to electric propulsion for some eco-friendly sight-seeing. Eco Sightseeing, a company offering electric boat tours in Sweden, and El & Marinteknik, a specialist in electric maritime technology, announced this week that they have partnered on the electric conversion of a 1943 boat built for the…
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