Discussion thread: describe your ideal electric vehicleForget what's actually available. Tell me about the electric vehicle of your dreams. A cargo bike? A camper van? How many seats? What kinds of features?
A guest essay from architect and urbanist Mike Eliason on the coolest trends in European cities, where they are converting brownfields to ecodistricts,…
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Long-duration storage can help clean up the electricity grid, but only if it's super cheapA new study models what kind of performance will be necessary for long-duration energy storage (LDES) to make a real difference to a clean grid. The re…
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Volts podcast: Adam Jentleson on the filibuster, Manchin, and whether Democratic leadership…A former Senate aide and current Senate critic talks about the current stand-off, what it would take to move Manchin, and whether Schumer is trying har…
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Discussion thread: tell me your home renovation storyHowdy! Content here is going to be a little light this week, as my family of four is busy clearing out (most of) our house and moving into a ren…
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Rooftop solar and home batteries make a clean grid vastly more affordableDistributed energy has often been seen as a more expensive alternative to utility-scale power plants, but new modeling reveals that it is actually a vi…
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Volts podcast: Will Wilkinson on libertarianism, pluralism, and America's political crisisTwo white bearded ex-libertarians, talkin'.
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Volts podcast: Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich on the promise of electrificationThe head of America's biggest residential solar company discusses her new deal with Ford, the "soft costs" that make US residential solar so expensive,…
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