Puerto Rico and a Next-Gen Grid

Puerto Rico has been devastated by back to back hurricanes.  My thoughts and prayers are with the people. Their electric grid was severely damaged, and the island very well may remain without electricity for month, some estimating up to six months.  No electricity limits the most critical functions in time of disaster to say nothing … Continue reading Puerto Rico and a Next-Gen Grid

Girlfriends are the best

And Girlfriend Collective is out of this world!! At the intersection of fashion and sustainability, this company is using recycled water bottles to make leggings and leisure wear.  So so cool. Click on the picture below to watch the video about how they transform used plastic water bottles into fabric for leggings.  And, maybe support … Continue reading Girlfriends are the best

A different kind of Brexit…

 The Guardian reports- Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040.  Like, woah! This ban follows a similar commitment from France.  Ohlala! Why this matters?  It's a pretty big deal for a few reasons. When countries make these commitments, auto manufacturers design to what demand will be.  Manufactures want … Continue reading A different kind of Brexit…

On the road again….

So, Volvo just made a huuuuuuge announcement last week- all models introduced starting 2019 and after will either be (1) hybrid vehicles (running on electricity stored in a battery with a small gas tank which can be used once charge runs out of the battery) or (2) completely electric (battery storage) vehicles. Most all major … Continue reading On the road again….