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About Kyle Field

Kyle Field I'm a tech geek passionately in search of actionable ways to reduce the negative impact my life has on the planet, save money and reduce stress. Live intentionally, make conscious decisions, love more, act responsibly, play. The more you know, the less you need. TSLA investor. Tesla referral link: http://ts.la/kyle623

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Kopernik Is Changing Lives In West Timor With Low-Cost Cleantech Solutions

April 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The woman walks up to the door of the office with confidence and orders two new water filters and a single solar-powered lamp. The products were destined for a neighbor’s household after she saw the benefits they provided. The water in the Kupang neighborhood she lives in is chronically contaminated with silt and other particulates that the low-cost and easy-to-implement Nazava water filters remove time and time again

Portugal’s Renewable Electricity Production in March Exceeded Consumption

April 19th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Portugal is taking an early lead in renewables to such an extent that for the month of March it produced 4.3% more renewable electricity, at 4,812 GWh, than its total electricity consumption of 4,647 GWh. Perhaps more impressively, Portugal put up these numbers in the face of a massive 9.7% year over year increase in electricity consumption versus

BYD Chairman Wang Chuanfu Is Leading A Clean Energy Revolution In China & Beyond

April 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

BYD’s core competency is batteries, which blossomed as a result of founder, CEO, and Chairman Wang Chuanfu’s technical mastery and eye towards the future. He led BYD into cell phone batteries when cell phones made their entrance into the market (in the '90s!) and then into laptop battery supply as businesses shifted from desktop computing to portable computing solutions

How To Find EV Charging Stations, How Charging Works

April 15th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Plug-in vehicle drivers have more options than ever when it comes time to find a plug-in vehicle charging outlet. In the US, charging network operators such as ChargePoint and EVgo have developed robust smartphone apps that make finding a station within the network easy. In other countries, there are often similar networks with their own apps for local drivers

20 BYD Electric Buses Launched On Beautiful Jeju Island In Korea

April 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

BYD has announced yet another rollout of 20 of its fully electric shuttle buses in South Korea's Jeju Island. The project was comprised of 20 of BYD's 15 passenger eBus-7 vehicles that, a perfect fit for the island's narrow roads while still packing plenty of range (200 kilometers of range per charge)

Evolution & Current State of Public EV Charging in USA

April 9th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The transition from internal combustion engine vehicles to plug-in electric vehicles usually prompts an initial reaction that we need to replace gas station pumps one-for-one with public plug-in vehicle charging connectors. The reality of the situation is that, if 80% of plug-in vehicle charging happens at home, that’s just not true. This changes much of what we think we know about refueling our vehicles. It puts the power back into the hands of drivers

Tropos Motors Launches Line of Compact Electric Utility Vehicles

March 28th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Tropos Motors has pivoted from its role as a distributor of the Cenntro METRO line of compact electric utility vehicles into a hybrid role of distributor and vehicle manufacturer. Bundling both under its new ABLE line of vehicles, Tropos Motors is bringing a slew of new purpose built vehicles to market that were designed for corporate, fleet, first-responder, agriculture, last-mile delivery, and construction applications.

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