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Renting An Electric Car In China: Can It Really Be This Cheap & Easy?

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

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Tesla Model S Exempt From License-Plate Fees In Shanghai (Up To $15,000 In Savings)

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.

The History Of Solar

Originally published on Renewables International. By Craig Morris Did you know that Socrates gave lectures on solar architecture? But no, he’s not the one who invented it – that honor goes back at least to the Chinese, according to the update of John Perlin’s classic from the 1970s entitled “A Golden Thread.” The new version,

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Political & Economic Consequences Of Imported Energy In Europe

Originally published on ABB. By Hannu Vaananen Europe needs to become more intelligent if it is to stop paying more than one billion USD every day for imported energy The share of imported energy in Europe is growing and every day it pays more than one billion USD for its energy dependency, one that also has

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Closure Of Coal-Burning Power Plant In Tongliang, China Led To Great Improvements In Children’s Health, Research Shows

Childhood developmental scores and levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) — a key protein for brain development — are significantly higher with decreased levels of exposure to air pollution in utero, according to a new study that examined the after-effects of the closure of a coal-burning power plant in Tongliang, China. The study — performed

Closure Of Coal-Burning Power Plant In Tongliang, China Led To Great Improvements In Children’s Health, Research Shows was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Will Solar Stock Returns Keep Growing?

Originally published on Roen Financial Report. Any way you slice it, solar investing has been on a tear for the last year. Of the 69 solar stocks that the Roen Financial Report tracks, three-quarters are up for the year. On average solar stocks have gained 85% for the year, with 60% of solar companies up in the double digits.

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Tesla Sales In China & Europe Expected To Be Double North American Sales

This was reported by Elon Musk on Tesla’s last financial call, but it seems to have slipped under the radar. Reuters recently ran a short article on the news, which made me think I should as well. As Tesla moves into the European and Chinese markets more, the company is expecting to see about twice [&hellip

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This New Electric Car Is Demolishing The Competition In China

It’s hard to keep up with the Chinese electric car market — it’s harder to find a good, reliable source for Chinese EV news. Oh yeah, wait, there were hardly any EV sales in China last year — not much has been going on there. But things may be changing fast. The BYD Qin, which

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BYD Qin Plug-in Hybrid Electric Car Is CRUSHING It In China

I shared China’s 2013 electric car sales numbers in January. The total for all models came to 6,795. “In the first weeks of 2014,” BYD reports that about 6,000 units of its new Qin plug-in hybrid electric car have been sold! Holy cow. I’ve noted previously that sales for the BYD Qin were expected to [...]

BYD Qin Plug-in Hybrid Electric Car Is CRUSHING It In China was originally published on EV Obsession.