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Winnebago turns new Mercedes Sprinter into adventurous, lithium-powered all-season camper van 0

Winnebago turns new Mercedes Sprinter into adventurous, lithium-powered all-season camper van

The third-generation Mercedes Sprinter has already established itself in the European camper van market, bringing the latest passenger car-derived technologies to new camper vans like the Hymercar Grand Canyon S and La Strada Regent S 4×4. The Sprinter took longer to make it to the US, however, so the first American new-Sprinter camper vans are…

Evolve solar teardrop trailers bring rustic style and powered living to remote spaces 0

Evolve solar teardrop trailers bring rustic style and powered living to remote spaces

No matter how many different teardrop trailers we cover, it seems there is always another startup with its own variation, a unique combination of features and distinctive teardrop styling. British Columbia’s Evolve is the latest to mosey across our radar, offering teardrops with a bit of extra curvature, double doors with full-size windows, and off-grid…

Everything You Need To Know About The Business Side Of New England Clean Energy Connect – Maine Public 0

Everything You Need To Know About The Business Side Of New England Clean Energy Connect – Maine Public

Central Maine Power’s New England Clean Energy Connect is a proposed 145-mile high-voltage direct current transmission line from Beattie Township on the Canada border to an existing interchange in Lewiston. That includes roughly 90 miles alongside lines already in an existing corridor between Lewiston and Caratunk, and cutting 53 miles of entirely new corridor from…

Rail Is a Lot Cleaner Than Driving or Flying 0

Rail Is a Lot Cleaner Than Driving or Flying

Transportation represents a large portion – about 29 percent – of U.S. emissions, and the share has been rising in recent years. Rail proponents often argue that investment in trains and public transportation is a key part of making transportation cleaner, and indeed, the Green New Deal calls for greatly expanding high-speed rail. I’m a…

Answers to burning questions on battery science and business 0

Answers to burning questions on battery science and business

Occasionally I write a newsletter called The Race to Zero Emissions. (You can sign up here if you’d like.) While reporting our recently published guide to the battery revolution, I asked subscribers to send me their questions about the subject. Some of those questions have been answered in the articles we’ve published so far, but…