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Photo Credit – strom-report/#tesla By Clayton Handleman What is the significance of the Tesla Powerwall storage appliance and what does it mean for the future of energy and Tesla? Travis Hoium covered a great deal in his Motley Fool article. … Continue reading
This post offers a good overview of the basics needed to understand energy. Physics, energy introduction.
Photo Credit Steve Jurvetson By Clayton Handleman Featured on CleanTechnica.com “the number one clean-tech … Continue reading
Here is an article that suggests that 20% of the cost of electricity comes from operating peakers 100 hours per year i.e. about 1% of the time. In other words, peakers are at about 6X the price of regular power. … Continue reading
Featured on: REneweconomy, Cleantechnica By Clayton Handleman EVs charge mostly at night. As EV battery prices drop and become a mass market item they offer the opportunity to soak up night time peaks allowing larger capacity of night peaking renewables … Continue reading
Li_Ion at $270 / kWhr EV Tipping Point May Be Closer Than The Analysts Think. via Li_Ion at $270 / kWhr EV Tipping Point May Be Closer Than The Analysts Think.
This post is a catchall to collect top stories and information about Tesla and Elon Musk. I will post links to interesting information and to capture links that I don’t have time to write about at the time I spot … Continue reading
Elon Musk’s announcement of the Tesla Giga Factory garnered a great deal of attention. Among other things he mentioned that by building this large factory they were sure that the cost of Lithium Ion batteries would come down. How could … Continue reading
Nissan has just announced that they will provide replacement batteries for their Leaf cars for $6500 = $5500 after trade-in for your old battery pack. This puts Li-Ion battery packsat about $270 / kWhr. That is well within the range … Continue reading