Clean Power

Inaugural Island Renewable Energy Initiative Meeting Held In Maldives

Published on October 19th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The inaugural meeting of the Island Renewable Energy Initiative (IRIE) was recently held in Malé, Maldives, in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) -- bringing together senior officials and ministers from 30 different countries and organizations to discuss ways of accelerating renewable energy deployment and addressing climate change... Read More


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


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