Tesla Teaching Chinese Children About Electric Cars

Tesla is opening its service centers in China to kindergarten children to help them learn about electric cars. Perhaps it is hoping they will all become Tesla buyers when they grow up? The efforts by Tesla China recognize that there is a lot of misinformation about electric cars out there. People are genuinely confused about what EVs can and cannot do. The events focus on green transportation and the differences between electric and gas power. According to the Tesla China blog, “To accelerate changes towards sustainable energy, Tesla is committed to promote…

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Week in Smart Metering-Preparing the right skills

IT minors could close some of the skills gaps in the utility industry, writes Claire Volkwyn, editor, Metering & Smart Energy International. I read the report on metering.com about smart energy talent with great interest. It has long been my opinion that the modern energy engineer needs to be more than an expert in electric energy – he (or she) needs to have some IT expertise in order to comfortably work in the ‘new normal’ that is the modern energy industry… read more…

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