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Batteries

Electric Car Drivers & Potential Drivers — Chime In!

Published on May 18th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

As I announced last week, we are now collecting data for our 2019 electric car driver report. Yet again, building on the work of previous years and always looking to evolve, we're aiming to significantly improve the data, analysis, and report in ... Read More


Cars

How Wild & Useless Are Tesla Analyst Forecasts? Morgan Stanley Edition

Published on May 24th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Morgan Stanley put out an updated forecast on Tesla stock [TSLA] in the past week. It included close to nothing of any use. Many in the media must have recognized it was useless, so they picked one part of it to focus on for their own fun and games. They picked the lower end of the financial institution's Tesla stock price forecast and stuck with that... Read More


Solar Energy

Poor Response Forces Indian State To Stop Renewable Auctions

Published on May 24th, 2019 | by Saurabh

Lack of adequate and low-priced bids for large-scale solar and wind energy tenders has led the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu to decide not to issue any more tenders. This is a significant decision by one of the largest states in India by installed renewable energy capacity. ... Read More


Clean Power

German Offshore Wind Supply Chain At Risk

Published on May 24th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Germany's offshore wind energy supply chain is currently under significant pressure, according to European wind energy trade body WindEurope, with a lack of auctions and underwhelming future prospects threatening a once-leading industry... Read More


Clean Power

Ciel et Terre Turns To PPA For California’s Largest Floating Solar System

Published on May 23rd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

French floating solar specialist Ciel et Terre has begun installation of 1.78 megawatt floatovoltaic technology system at what it calls the largest floating solar system in California. To finance this project, the company has utilized a 25-year power purchase agreement for the first time, providing a lifetime savings of $4 million for the Town of Windsor... Read More


Clean Power

Cleantech-Focused Innovation Organizations: More Money, More Resources, Faster Time To Market

Published on May 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Energy innovation is both time- and capital-intensive and heavily regulated. Because investors tend to be risk-averse when it comes to technological development, cleantech startups face a broad array of challenges that can impede their technology from making it to the marketplace. According to one prominent venture capitalist in the energy space, “If I have to put in $30 million to find out if the technology will work, it’s a no-go.”... Read More


Cars

Tesla Vancouver Store Reportedly Took In ~800 Model 3 Orders Last Week

Published on May 22nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

A Canadian Tesla enthusiast reported on Sunday that he recently sent an email to his Tesla rep in Vancouver to inquire about consumer interest there and the Tesla rep told him the Vancouver store had taken in approximately 800 orders in the past week. But the most interesting thing was this customer's comparison to a Nissan LEAF order... Read More


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