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Tesla Just Got The Highest Rating Consumer Reports Has Ever Given

Wow!  Not much else to say.  See here – It broke their scoring system and scored 103. I have been writing about this great car for some time.  Of course I have lots of company but it has been a … Continue reading

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Load Shifting With Electric Vehicles is a Great Match to Wind in Many Areas

Much of the best wind resource in the country peaks at night time.  To date this has proven challenging for the Texas electricity grid management.  It has been resolved somewhat due to transmission grid upgrades but still promises to limit … Continue reading

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Dispelling the EV Range Anxiety Myth

Header Photo Credit Abdullah AlBargan – Under Creative Commons License By Clayton Handleman   Featured on CleanTechnica.com “the number one clean-tech                                          … Continue reading

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Three to Five Gigafactories Likely by 2020

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Tesla Driving Cost is Slashed Where Utilities Reward for Off Peak Charging

I ran across THIS piece on the cost of operating a Tesla.  Scroll to the bottom of the article to where they talk about off peak charging costing a mere $0.023 thats 2.3 cents per kwhr in Indianapolis IN.  More … Continue reading

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Tesla Update

I ran across THIS interesting article on Tesla’s status and progress. More from my blog on Tesla linked below: Morgan Stanley says Tesla is the most important car company HERE Some of Tesla’s accomplishments HERE Lithium Ion Prices are Dropping … Continue reading

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Li_Ion at $270 / kWhr EV Tipping Point May Be Closer Than The Analysts Think

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

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Tesla is the Most Important Car Company – Morgan Stanley

Here – the potentially startling conclusion came in the form of an investment report cited by the LA Times and issued by Morgan Stanley research analyst Adam Jones, who wrote that “Tesla Motors has transformed from a fledgling start-up to … Continue reading

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Generally Interesting Articles on EVs

This post is a catch all for various links to interesting information on EVs. Georgia has more EVs than any other state except CA – Summarizes benefits including people shopping longer who own EVs, keeping $ in state and reduced … Continue reading

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Tesla to Give Away Intellectual Property and Bring Solar to Cost Parity

What an amazing guy this Elon Musk is. http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/all-our-patent-are-belong-you http://blog.solarcity.com/silevo/ About Silevo  

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