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India’s Pravaig Dynamics Unveils Its Luxury EV, The Pravaig Extinction MK1

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 11:23pm
Pravaig has a prototype of its vehicle, the Extinction MK1, a 2-door coupe with claimed specs of 504 kilometers (313 miles) per charge, a top speed of 196 km/h (121 mph), a 0-100 km/h (62 mph) 150 kW of power under its hood, and an 80% charge time of its 96 kWh lithium-ion battery in 30 minutes

Toyota GR010 Hybrid Hypercar Vs. C+pod Electric Vehicle: Compare & Contrast

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 10:49pm
Don't be fooled by appearances: Toyota's GR010 Hypercar plays to the hybrid market, but watch those behind-the scenes electric vehicle battery moves

China — 9.4% Plugin Vehicle Share In Another Record Month

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 10:24pm
While the overall Chinese auto market ended the year on a positive note (+12% YoY), plugins ended with a record month, growing by 50% YoY in in the last month of the year to a record 224,000 units, and this time it was plugin hybrids (PHEVs) that grew faster (+108%) than full electrics (+42%)

Do Auto Dealers Have A Future In New, Post-Pandemic World Of Electric Cars?

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 6:55pm
Pity the poor, unloved auto dealerships. If they disappeared, who would mourn their passing? Car buyers certainly wouldn’t miss the pushy salespeople, byzantine pricing, or overpriced repairs. Automakers would surely cry some crocodile tears, but they would probably be glad to adopt Tesla’s direct sales model, which gives the California carmaker complete control over how its products are presented (as well as a larger slice of the profit)

Biden Climate Plan Focuses On Social Cost Of Pollution, Torpedoes Keystone XL Pipeline

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 4:36pm
On Day One, President Biden signed executive orders mandating the government determine the social cost of several pollutants include carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. He has also canceled the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline

Fiat 500e Dominates Italy’s EV Market In December, & BEVs Grow Eightfold!

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 8:24am
The year of coronavirus has just ended on a high note for EV markets throughout Europe. With traditional car sales down everywhere by double digit percentages, electric cars have taken charge, offering a taste of things to come. This is also true for Italy, where December monthly EV sales skyrocketed to over eight times last year's levels!

US Offshore Wind Is Off To The Races (At Last!)

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 7:42am
By the end of 2021, the Biden administration will likely have approved two projects and be in the process of reviewing up to a dozen more on the eastern seaboard, stretching from North Carolina to Massachusetts

New York Times: Electric Cars Are Cheaper & Cleaner

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 6:29am
For two decades now, the mainstream press has been feeding peoples’ natural skepticism about new technology, dismissing electric vehicles as a quaint fad that will never “catch on.”

JinkoSolar Begins Construction On 20 Gigawatt Solar Cell Factory

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 5:57am
JinkoSolar, one of the largest solar module producers in the world, is ramping up its solar cell production tremendously. It is building a 20 gigawatt solar cell factory that is expected to be fully operational by the end of

Corporate Solar Funding Increased 24% In 2020

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 4:05am
Global corporate funding in the solar power sector grew by $11.7 billion, or 24%, in 2020 compared to 2019 — despite the coronavirus pandemic

In UK, 79% Of Drivers Could Charge An Electric Car Just Once Every Week Or Two

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 3:14am
If you've got an electric car, whether you live in the United States, the United Kingdom, Timbuktu, or Antarctica, you know the two questions most people ask when they are curious about your car: 1) how far can it drive, and 2) how long does it take to charge. Typically, though, these are sort of useless questions. For the most part, people charge at home and need to think about it very little

Straight-Line Acceleration Is Not Enough For BMW

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 10:05pm
A recent BMW press release took a bit of a jab at Tesla while showing off the effort it is putting into the upcoming i

What’s Happening In Energy Policy In The US? A Who’s Who

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 9:35pm
Here are the key players who will act on the US plans for a clean energy revolution

Transportation Succeeds When You Give People Control

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 9:03pm
The sooner we acknowledge that people want to be treated like, well, people, the sooner we can take real actions to protect the environment that people will actually want to go along with

Panasonic Expands Home Solar Offerings In High-Growth Solar States

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 7:08pm
As CleanTechnica has reported in recent months, solar power now generates the cheapest electricity in history — according to the conservative, fossil industry–entrenched International Energy Agency. As a result, demand for solar power has been growing strongly in the United States and worldwide

New Year, New You … New Tesla!

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 4:22pm
The Illinois Solar Education Association (ISEA)* is holding its annual fundraising raffle for a Tesla Model X. The Model X is an all-electric SUV that you can recharge at your home or on the road — you’ll no longer be at the mercy of fluctuating gas prices, and you’ll reduce your carbon footprint at the same time!

The Great Used Chevy Bolt Battery Recall Schlamozzle

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 3:32pm
My search for a used Chevy Bolt led me to a revelation. It is perfectly legal to sell a used car that is the subject of a safety recall,

A Letter To Tomorrow: Hope (And Fleetwood Mac)

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 2:00pm
I hope this letter reaches Tomorrow, and that the Tomorrow of 2050 looks much different than Today. As an envirophile, eco-nut, treehugger, crunchy-granola-hippie, I hope my worst fears (and statistical probabilities) have not been realized by the time this letter is read. I hope we’ve been able to right the ship, to keep it from sinking, even if it’s still a little tilted to one side. 

Confessions of a Tesla True Believer

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 6:19am
I am one of a generation of investors who put our money in Tesla, defying an army of naysayers and short-sellers to become so-called "Teslanaires" last year

Governor Cuomo Announces New Competitive Program To Retain New York’s Existing Renewable Energy Resources

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 5:00am
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a new large-scale renewable energy procurement program, known as Competitive Tier 2, which will retain New York's existing renewable energy resources, promote lower statewide carbon emissions, and help support the state's economic recovery by increasing in-state competition and reducing energy costs