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30 Nasty Tesla Charts

Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

With our US large luxury car sales report, US small & midsize luxury car sales report, US electric vehicle sales report, and other Tesla-related sales reports recently completed, it's time for another edition of Nasty Tesla Charts!... Read More


Clean Power

China Installs 44.3 Gigawatts Of Solar In 2018

Published on January 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

China's National Energy Administration announced over the weekend that the country installed a total of 44.1 gigawatts (GW) of solar in 2018, down 16% on 2017 but still up on mid-year expectations, bringing the country's cumulative total to 174.63 ... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

As GM Plant Closure Looms In Ohio, Interest In Tesla Grows

Published on January 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

In November, GM announced plans to stop producing most of its sedans and close down five North American factories, including a plant in Lordstown, Ohio, that produces the doomed Chevrolet Cruze. Some have speculated that Tesla might be interested in buying some of the soon-to-be-shuttered plants, perhaps repeating the coup the company scored when it purchased its Fremont factory from Toyota for a song in 2010. Elon Musk and Ohio Governor John Kasich batted the possibility around on Twitter, but GM CEO Mary Barra recently threw cold water on the idea, saying that Tesla wouldn’t want to buy a unionized factory... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla Towers Over Detroit Auto Show (Invisibly & Silently)

Published on January 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

There's lots of EV hype coming out of this year's Detroit Auto Show. Tesla, however, is absent. Phil LeBeau of CNBC reports, "Tesla may not be at this year’s North American International Auto Show, but it’s easy to feel the influence of Elon Musk’s company on the automakers unveiling new vehicles in Detroit."... Read More


Cars

Tesla Gobbling Up Risk As Old Automakers Slow-Walk Their Way Into The Future

Published on January 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

After years of record sales and huge profits, legacy automakers are preparing for leaner times ahead. The US Big Three have killed off most of their sedans to concentrate on trucks and SUVs. GM is shuttering plants and laying off workers, and has pulled out of Europe and Russia. Ford has announced a substantial restructuring of its European operations as well... Read More


Clean Power

New UK Energy Storage Idea Is As Dumb As A Box Of Rocks

Published on January 22nd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers in the UK claim injecting high pressure air into the porous sandstone beneath the North Sea could store enough energy to meet all the country's energy needs during the winter. It might be the ideal way to store energy from offshore wind turbines. ... Read More


Clean Power

uk clean domestic energy

UK Onshore Wind Installation Figures Fall Off The Cliffs Of Dover

Published on January 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Onshore wind installations in the United Kingdom during 2018 fell to their lowest levels since 2011, according to new figures from RenewableUK, plummeting by nearly 80% due in large part to the fact the UK Government has excluded onshore wind projects from competing for government-backed contracts. ... Read More


Clean Power

Top 10 Global Solar Market Trends For 2019

Published on January 22nd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The top 10 trends in the 2019 global solar market include a skyrocketing jump in projected 2019 installations of up to 103.8 gigawatts, according to a new outlook by market analyst Wood Mackenzie... Read More


Clean Power

Arizona Unlocks Solar Rooftop Regulations

Published on January 22nd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Arizona has finally begun to loosen the regulatory shackles from solar hopefuls in the state, proposing new rules for installing solar, energy storage, and other clean energy systems. The Arizona Corporate Commission (ACC) filed a draft rulemaking on January 16, after studying interconnection standards for 13 years... Read More


Clean Transport

The First Municipality In Denmark To Convert To Electric Buses Gets Closer To Launch

Published on January 21st, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

In Roskilde Municipality, close to a million miles is covered by bus each year, and silence is coming to all that travel. All of the city's old diesel buses are to be replaced by the electric alternative. When the electric buses are fully phased in, the transition from diesel to electricity will save the environment 1,400 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year... Read More


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