- “Tesla’s Revenue Grew To Over $18 Billion In Q1 2022” • Tesla reported its earnings for the first quarter of 2022, and beat the expectations of certain analysts. Tesla’s automotive revenue reached $16.86 billion, up 87% from Q1 last year. Tesla also said that its growth was impacted by growth in vehicle deliveries and other factors. [CleanTechnica]
- “Statevolt Plans 54-GWh Battery Factory In California” • Lars Carlsrom may be the Elon Musk of battery manufacturers. He is a serial entrepreneur founding battery companies. Now, Electrive reports that Carlstrom is behind a battery company that intends to build a 54-GWh battery factory in Southern California’s Imperial Valley. [CleanTechnica]
- “Honolulu Is Leading The Way For Solar Power. Here’s How Other US Cities Rank” • Nine US cities have a combined solar capacity greater than the entire country had just ten years ago. Environment America and research firm Frontier Group found that 15 of the 56 cities surveyed reported a tenfold increase in their solar capacity between 2014 and 2022. [CNN]
- “New York City’s Central Park A ‘Lab’ To Study Climate Change” • Central Park is now a climate change laboratory that researchers hope will help many US parks more resilient. The Central Park Climate Lab team wants to use data from satellites and on the ground to study seasonal patterns and how plant and animal life respond to shifting weather. [WKZO]
- “Nuclear Power Industry Targets Alaska For Small Reactors” • Nuclear industry giant Westinghouse believes that their micro-reactors could dramatically change Alaska’s relationship with energy, and its representatives have been going to the state to talk to leaders. Not everyone is so certain of the economic and environmental benefits. [Governing]
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