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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.
WIND: WIND INTERMITTENCY IS EXAGGERATED – NREL study shows US wind potential is larger and more stable than previously thought with capacity factors of 65% available, see details HERE. Better even than Handleman Post predictions, that capacity factors of … Continue reading
Photo Credit Steve Jurvetson By Clayton Handleman Featured on CleanTechnica.com “the number one clean-tech … Continue reading
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
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
Norway has large hydro resources of about 30 GW. This offers storage that can be used to balance intermittent renewables in Europe. This article lays out many of the details of the opportunities, problems and pitfalls of using Norway as … 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