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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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Tesla Getting Faster – P85D to Get an Upgrade

The Internet is abuzz since Elon Musk put out a tweet stating that a firmware upgrade would make the already fast Tesla even faster.  The firmware upgrade will improve the 0-60 time from 3.2 s to 3.1s and some are … Continue reading

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  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

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Tesla Tops Fastest Audis and Lexus Super Car

With the new P85D, Tesla is like a great team that, goes in for another score, rather than sitting on a lead and running the clock out.  Taking its luxury sedan from an impressive sub 4.0 0-60 time, the new version … Continue reading

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Three to Five Gigafactories Likely by 2020

Photo Credit Steve Jurvetson By Clayton Handleman Featured on CleanTechnica.com “the number one clean-tech                                                        … Continue reading

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

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

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Tesla The Company

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

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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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