Renault & Tesla Shine In France — CleanTechnica September EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:59:46 +0000

The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market recorded 5,553 registrations in June, up 46% year over year (YoY). The double-digit growth is even more significant when we realize that the overall vehicle market remained stagnant (-1%)

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Porsche Taycan 4S Launched — More Affordable At ~$100,000, Smaller Battery

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:04:16 +0000

Porsche has just announced a new Taycan variant named the “Taycan 4S.” The German automaker is making the model a bit more affordable and perhaps aims to give a tougher time to Tesla Model S sales now that Porsche Taycan production is in full swing at the company’s purpose-built Zuffenhausen factory

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Sustainable Aviation Project Petitions FAA For Electric Aircraft Exemption

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 03:40:17 +0000

Pipistrel Alpha ElectroThe US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is slowly warming up to electric aircraft, but regulatory approval takes far too long

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Why Are Tourist Airplanes So Loud?

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:27:26 +0000

Brice Canyon. Photo: Nicolas ZartAfter an 11-day hike around Zion Canyon, Brice Canyon, and the Grand Canyon, one thing became clear. Why are tourist parks and monument aviation so loud? We need quieter and cleaner electric mobility

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Phase 2 Of Tesla Gigafactory 3 Will House Battery Manufacturing Facility

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:09:33 +0000

Tesla has begun building Phase 2 of Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. Reports suggest that part of the factory will be devoted to making batteries.

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Fastned Continues To See Rapid Revenue & Customer Growth, + Geographic Expansion

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:04:58 +0000

Fastned’s Q3 quarterly update shows the growth we have become accustomed to from this company. It is usual exponential growth, albeit slowing from 2018. The numbers are impressive, but they appear more impressive when looking at this graph

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$500, $5,000, $10,000 — EV Charger Incentives In California & Colorado

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:32:10 +0000

In a rapidly changing world with new technologies coming online every day, it’s difficult to keep up. But when it comes to transportation, there’s no doubt that electric vehicles (EV) will replace gasoline- and diesel-burning vehicles

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Volvo Takes The Wraps Off The Fully Electric XC40 & Dives Into Vehicle Electrification

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:54:50 +0000

Today in Los Angeles, Volvo took the wraps off its new fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge, supported by a plan for the company to rapidly convert its vehicles and company operations to low emissions. The XC40 leads the charge for the company, but is only one prong in the larger Volvo effort

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Solar+Storage Killer App From DR Microgrid (#CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Credit to Author: Charles W. Thurston| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:22:40 +0000

One of the stealth technologies that was unveiled at the recent Solar Power International trade show in Salt Lake City a few weeks ago is the plug-and-play solar+storage+nanogrid solution from start-up DR Microgrid, of Santa Ana, CA. It looks like a killer app because it is the only other system of its kind on the US market except that of Sonnen, which is more expensive, says DR Microgrid President AJ Perkins

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