Cars

Poland To Paris — Tesla Model S 85D Road Trip

Published on October 18th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Jakub Stechły and I are a little more than halfway (~9 hours) through our drive from Wrocław, Poland, to Paris, France. We've taken a few photos of our erratic driving patterns and average Wh/km. More or less, we've driven with the flow of traffic, but have at times driven at extreme speeds (more on that at the bottom) and at other times slowed down a bit to not cut our battery range too close... Read More


Clean Power

Kite Wind Power Could Help Power Saudi Arabia

Published on October 18th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

“Wind turbines on the Earth’s surface suffer from the very stubborn problem of intermittent wind supply,” said Udaya Gunturu, a researcher with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, who is one of several researchers investigating the potential of using kite wind turbines to provide clean energy in the Middle East. ... Read More


Cars

(Yet Another) Record Electric Car Month In China

Published on October 18th, 2017 | by Jose Pontes

The rise and rise of the Chinese plug-in car market seems unstoppable, with another record performance in September. In total, 59,000 new passenger plug-in cars were registered last month in China, growing 80% regarding the same month last year, pulling the year to date (YTD) count to over 338,000 units, up 48% Yo... Read More


Clean Transport

ABB Plans 4,500 EV Charging Stations Across India

Published on October 18th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

ABB has become one of the world's leading EV charging station suppliers, and it is now leading the way into the compelling Indian market. The Indian subsidiary of the European electrical equipment giant has given a glimpse of its aggressive plans to capture a major share of this potentially giant market as India pursues its mission to adopt electric vehicles on a large scale... Read More


Clean Transport

Zero Motorcycles Launches 2018 Lineup — Quicker, Longer, Harder!

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Susanna Schick

Today, Zero Motorcycles released its 2018 models. While they don’t look much different from the 2017s on the outside (except the gorgeous new silver paint!), it’s what’s inside that counts. Like — 10% longer range thanks to new battery chemistry on all ZF7.2 and ZF14.4 models! Zero is also offering quick charging — 6 times faster, thanks to the 6kW charge tank accessory for S, SR, DS, and DSR models. That torque, though... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

New Nissan LEAF Coming Early In 2018, Reserve Now & Receive Special Gift (Nissan Pushing LEAF)

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

It's that time of the year, and the offers are rolling in. The 2018 Nissan LEAF is decidedly different from what we have seen in earlier years — not only the specs, but also the design is dynamically changed. I love the old models. Still, I can't wait to sit inside one of the "Simply Amazing" 2018 LEAFs and compare. Nissan is advertising the car more heavily now, including sending e-blasts to those of us signed up for Nissan newsletters. One we got today read: RESERVE NOW | $29,990 STARTING MSRP AFTER TAX CREDIT AS LOW AS $22,490 ON A QUALIFIED ... Read More


Clean Transport

ChargePoint Leadership & The Next Frontier (#CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

EV charging infrastructure was largely limited to normal electricity outlets a decade ago. The market for electric car charging stations has grown tremendously as the market has, and it's at a critical transition point again now as long-range affordable electric cars start arriving on the market. If you live in the USA, there are several large charging networks/companies, but there's one company in particular that jumps out when you think of EV charging stations. Even if its name wasn't in the title, I'm sure you'd be picturing the orange logo and station styling right now... Read More


Clean Power

Australian Government Walks Away From Clean Energy Target

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Australia's Federal Government this week announced a new energy policy that walks away from introducing a post-2020 Clean Energy Target of 42% in favor of a National Energy Guarantee that puts the power of choice into the hands of the nation's utilities. ... Read More


Clean Power

GTM Research Analyzes Impact Of Solar Tariff In 12 Charts

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

GTM Research has published a new report this week investigating the potential impact of introducing various levels of tariffs on the solar industry as a result of the Section 201 trade case currently in front of the US International Trade Commission. ... Read More


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