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Tesloop Ran Model S 200,000 Miles — What Did They Learn? No Brake Replacement, No Major Maintenance Issues, & Only 6% Battery Degradation

One of the most common subjects of discussion amongst electric vehicle proponents and critics/skeptics is battery pack lifespan. Much as with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, though, it appears that electric vehicle battery packs don't degrade nearly as fast as skeptics like to claim, and will remain usable well after the warranties have ended. The electric [&hellip

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Viking Cold Solutions Launches Solar Energy Storage Technology to Australian Market

U.S. innovator, Viking Cold Solutions has released a revolutionary solar energy storage technology to the Australian market. The technology promises to integrate commercial cooling industry with solar storage technology to reduce environmental impact and increase the energy efficiency of businesses.This post was originally published on Australian Solar Quotes by

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Camping In A Tesla Model S, Or Tesla Model 3?

Given the large size of the Tesla Model S, it's all-electric nature, and the option of a generous panoramic roof, it shouldn't be too surprising that some owners have taken to occasionally using their car as a mobile tent/hotel pod. After all, why not? The battery packs are large enough that you can leave the [&hellip Camping In A Tesla Model S, Or Tesla Model 3? was originally published on

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Hydrogen cost could equal 50-cent gasoline, with renewable energy: study

Hydrogen fuel-cell cars face an uphill battle toward mass adoption. Both cars and fueling infrastructure need to be made widely available before large numbers of consumers can seriously consider switching from gasoline to hydrogen. But under certain circumstances, hydrogen could prove very attractive to consumers for one simple reason. DON'T MISS...

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Plugless’s Wireless Tesla Charger In Action (Video)

Those getting impatient for Plugless's (Evatran's) wireless Tesla Model S charger to hit the market may be interested in taking a gander at the new video posted below — which shows the offering in action. The video was passed along to us here at CleanTechnica a couple of days ago. Enjoy. Notably, the email sent to [&hellip Plugless's Wireless Tesla Charger In Action (Video) was originally …

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Analysis Finds Wind Could Replace 6,000 Gigawatt-Hours of Coal in Colorado

In 2004, Colorado voters passed an initiative establishing, for the first time, a renewable energy standard (RES) through a popular vote. The legislative declaration for the initiative, Amendment 37, started with: “In order to save consumers and businesses money...” and concluded with the idea that renewable energy should be developed to the “maximum practicable extent." …

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Porsche 911 won’t get electric, hybrid versions any time soon

Porsche is among the cadre of German luxury carmakers adding all-electric and plug-in hybrid models to their lineups to better compete with Tesla Motors. The Porsche Mission E electric-car concept that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show last year is scheduled to enter production by the end of the decade. Porsche also previously offered the...

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How Kokam Designed the Battery for Solar Impulse’s Historic Flight Around the World

BusinessGreen: The Firm Behind Solar Impulse's Extraordinary Battery Last month, solar-powered plane Solar Impulse landed back in Abu Dhabi, completing the final leg of its historic round-the-world trip a year and a half after first setting off. However, the pioneering plane famously faced more than a little turbulence on the journey: it was grounded …

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Obama’s Keystone Veto Message: “If You’ve Got a Business, You Can’t Build That (Infrastructure Project)”

President Barack Obama has vetoed a bipartisan Congressional piece of legislation that aims to finally approve the Keystone XL pipeline project at the Federal level. Why does the President continue to block and delay this energy project's permit decision?read more

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Recharge Wrap-up: Toyota FCV Rally Car To Compete, Barra bullish on Chevy Volt

Filed under: at WardsAuto.Ethanol is being help up by rail transport, according to ethanol producer at Omaha World-Herald.General Motors "has placed a significant bet [on] the electrification of the automobile," says CEO Mary Barra. In a speech to the Detroit Economic Club this week, she spoke about the

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Cabforce Teaming With Taxi Electric To Offer Tesla Model S Taxi-Rides In Holland

EV Obsession. The industry-leading taxi-booking company Cabforce is partnering with Taxi Electric to bring Tesla Model S taxis to the Netherlands, as per a recent press statement. The partnership means that if you happen to find yourself traveling to the Netherlands, you can get a taxi ride in what very well may be in the Cabforce Teaming With Taxi Electric To Offer Tesla …

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Indianapolis Going Completely Electric — City Set To Launch “Freedom Fleet” Of EVs & PHEVs

EV Obsession. Plans for what will soon be the biggest municipal fleet of electrified vehicles in the nation were recently pushed through in the City of Indianapolis, through a new initiative dubbed the “Freedom Fleet.” The EV fleet — which will consist of 425 EV or PHEV non-police pursuit sedans — is currently expected to Indianapolis Going Completely Electric — …

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LNG Transport Applications Abound; Offer Environmental Benefits

Intermodal transport – where goods arrive at major seaports and are transferred to trucks and trains – presents numerous economic and carbon emissions mitigation opportunities across the value chain by switching from fuels such as diesel to liquid natural gas.read more