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Murdoch heir is in and Peter Rive is out at Tesla

Murdoch heir is in and Peter Rive is out at Tesla

19 Jul 2017, 16:35

Australian media baron Rupert Murdoch’s son James is one of two new independent board directors at Tesla, while the EV, tech and energy storage maker confirmed that former SolarCity CTO Peter Rive is leaving the company.

Multiple Indian ‘Gigafactories’ expected by 2019

Multiple Indian ‘Gigafactories’ expected by 2019

12 Jul 2017, 04:30

At least two global technology leaders could set up Gigafactories to manufacture lithium-ion cells in India in the next couple of years, and most major Indian firms are setting up energy storage divisions, according to the head of the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA).

Interviews
Investment masterclass Q&A: Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners - Part II

Investment masterclass Q&A: Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners - Part II

6 Jul 2017, 10:39
• By Andy Colthorpe

Welcome to Part 2 of our in-depth talk with Nancy Pfund, managing partner at DBL Partners, a venture capital firm specialising in companies and start-ups that offer both rewarding financial returns and positive social impacts. As well as being one of the earliest backers to Tesla and SolarCity, to utility-scale solar tracker company NEXTracker to Off-Grid Electric, which deploys solar in rural Africa; to others in energy storage like Advanced Microgrid Solutions and Primus Power, Pfund is extremely well-placed to offer a quick Q&A ‘masterclass’ in energy storage investing.

Interviews
Energy storage investment masterclass: Q&A with Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners

Energy storage investment masterclass: Q&A with Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners

4 Jul 2017, 12:00
• By Andy Colthorpe

Nancy Pfund is managing partner at DBL Partners, a venture capital firm which specialises in investing in companies and start-ups that offer both rewarding financial returns, and positive social impacts. There have been some serious clean tech companies in DBL’s portfolio, including a pre-IPO investment in Tesla. With this in mind, we spoke to Nancy about how to invest in energy storage wisely and heard her views on the waves of the future. Part 2 to be published tomorrow.

Northvolt plans Europe’s answer to the Gigafactory

Northvolt plans Europe’s answer to the Gigafactory

10 Mar 2017, 10:51

Swedish start-up Northvolt, which is run by two former Tesla Motors executives, plans to build a huge lithium-ion battery factory in the Nordic region, giving Tesla and Panasonic's Nevada Gigafactory a close rival within Europe in terms of size.

The Global Energy Storage Opportunity - free report available now

The Global Energy Storage Opportunity - free report available now

22 Feb 2017, 15:37

From Energy-Storage.News’ publisher comes The Global Energy Storage Opportunity, a special online-only supplement magazine that looks at some of the exciting recent developments in all segments from microgrids and residential to grid-scale and commercial.

DBL: 2016 was ‘seminal year’ for energy storage

DBL: 2016 was ‘seminal year’ for energy storage

15 Feb 2017, 11:39

Last year was a “seminal year” for energy storage, where the technology moved from “dream to reality”, according to impact investor Nancy Pfund, one of the earliest backers to Tesla and SolarCity.