EGEB: JPMorgan Chase leads with the world’s largest bifacial solar rooftop — and lending to fossil-fuel companies, more

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • JPMorgan launches the world’s largest commercial installation of bifacial solar modules — and also leads in fossil-fuel lending.
  • Energy CEOs voice defiance on efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
  • Video: The top 15 largest oil-producing countries from 1966 to 2018.
  • E&E News is publishing a multi-part series on “the promise and peril of EV infrastructure.”

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Review: Backfire Ranger X2 all terrain electric skateboard – a thrill on wheels

What would happen if you combined the thrill of zooming along the pavement on an electric skateboard with the go-anywhere freedom of all-terrain vehicles? You’d end up with the Backfire Ranger X2 electric skateboard, and you’d be in for a serious treat!

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Home Depot takes up to 25% off outdoor electric tools, more in today’s Green Deals

Today only, Home Depot is taking up to 25% off outdoor power tools. Our top pick is the refurbished Sun Joe 40V 5Ah 1160 PSI Cordless Pressure Washer for $149.99 shipped. That’s a $110 savings off the original price and a new all-time low. This 40V cordless system pumps up to 1160 PSI of water pressure and includes a 34-inch wand, 20-feet of hose and a variety of adapters. Sun Joe products generally receive solid ratings across the board at Amazon. Includes a standard warranty. More Green Deals below.

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Rivian’s quad-motor, torque vectoring sets high bar for Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla’s Cybertruck gets revealed in 10 days. We know it will have incredible performance in a straight line, and that Elon will trumpet its zero-to-60 number. But a vehicle’s offroad capability is more about handling. Whether or not Tesla can steal electric-truck thunder back from Rivian will be based on a simple metric: how many motors are on board the Cybertruck. more…


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Tesla Autopilot detects and avoids family of ducks caught on video, owner says

A Tesla owner claims that Tesla Autopilot detected and avoided a family of ducks in the middle of the road and the whole incident was caught on the TeslaCam. more…


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