I wrote an article a couple of years ago about how badly we overestimate the cost of solar power. Basically, the idea was that the cost of solar power had dropped a great deal in the previous several years, so…
Technology changes at a fast pace these days, but even so, we typically think that today’s technology norms will remain for a long time, just with incremental improvements. That hasn’t been how the story goes, though. When I was in high…
Many of us see a technology transition as simply that, a swapping out of one technology for another one. But, sometimes, a technology transition has much broader impacts and implications. We’ve seen that a bit with computers, especially as they…
By Byron Meinerth, Chelsea Eakin, and John Hanrahan What is it like to rent an EV in Beijing? Over the Labor Day holiday, we decided to find out. For all the articles about Beijing’s air pollution problems and ambitious goals for electric vehicle adoption, we had trouble finding one that covered the actual experience of renting or owning
Renting An Electric Car In China: Can It Really Be This Cheap & Easy? was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Ever wonder where exactly the energy that powers the operations of the world’s major corporations comes from? Which corporations purchase the most renewable energy? Well, if you’re interested in knowing, then the EPA’s new Top 100 list on the subject has got you covered. The list is pretty interesting — not everything matches up exactly
Which Corporations Purchase The Most Clean Energy? EPA’s Top 100 List Provides The Answer was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Originally published on Gas2. In last week’s quarterly report, Elon Musk admitted that Tesla Model X production might be pushed back. Are the falcon-wing doors holding up the Model X? Or is the extra weight of the Model X and its all-wheel drive system reducing range too much for customer expectations? No doubt, the falcon-wing
What’s Delaying Tesla Model X Production? Falcon-Wing Doors? Weight? Performance? was originally published on CleanTechnica.
While solar vehicles are still rather more of a curiosity than a practical transportation solution — for most purposes anyways — the technology is slowly improving. And, for that matter, it is/could-be well-suited to certain specific environments or purposes. So before you brush off the technology completely, why not take a look at some interesting, [&hellip
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The Tesla Model S — now available for purchase throughout much of China — is exempt from the very expensive fees and costs associated with getting a license plate in the city of Shanghai, according to recent reports. The process of getting a license-plate in China typically involves time, money (sometimes as much as $15,000), […]
Tesla Model S Exempt From License-Plate Fees In Shanghai (Up To $15,000 In Savings) was originally published on EV Obsession.
Originally published on SolarWakeup. By Yann Brandt Residential solar is the fastest growing part of the solar market and some of the major players in the sector have been making big moves. Recently, Sunrun acquired the residential division of REC Solar including AEE Solar and SnapNrack while also announcing a partnership with Sungevity. SolarWakeup spoke to
Why Sunrun Acquired REC Solar & Is Partnering With Sungevity was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Originally published on Solar Love. Chile 110 MW CSP Plant Moves Forward (via Solar Love) The Cerro Dominador solar-thermal mega-project being developed in the Atacama Desert in Chile just took a big step forward after obtaining a favorable environmental rating from Chilean Environmental Service authorities. The Cerro Dominador project will…
Cerro Dominador Solar-Thermal Mega-Project Moves Forward was originally published on CleanTechnica.