Despite being quite a grey country, with average solar irradiation levels worse than even the US Northwest and Alaska, Germany is the world's solar power leader. In the past couple of weeks, it just broke another three records.
Elon Musk sent a thrilling chill through the electric car, energy storage, and investment sectors when he announced Tesla would be building a Gigafactory for electric car battery production. Now he's saying we'll need 200 Gigafactories!
It's not exactly done with a NTHSA-approved methodology - don't try this at home, kids! - but this real-world torture test of a Nissan LEAF battery cell shows just how much abuse these things can take without much happening.