Tesla Gets An Invite To Set Up Factory In Tamil Nadu, India

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:17:20 +0000

Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, is on an investment tour in the US and the UK. In the US, he stopped by the Tesla plant in San Francisco. According to Times of India, a press release stated that “The CM visited Tesla Inc unit in Fremont and got to see the manufacturing of environment-friendly vehicles, batteries, and energy storage products.”

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India x Cleantech — September 2019

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 03:33:41 +0000

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we will pull news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article. Ongoing, this series will find a home over on CleanTechnica’s “Future Trends” page. Without further ado, here are this month’s highlights from India x Cleantech

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Tesla Dealer Loophole Ideas

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 04:53:44 +0000

Tesla is not allowed to sell its cars in some states of the USA. That is, it can’t open “dealerships.” Sometimes, even service centers are prohibited. That is unfortunate for Tesla and its (prospective) customers. But as many people are aware, all laws have loopholes

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Tesla & Green Mountain Power Launch New Flat Rate Solar + Storage Bundles

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:52:11 +0000

Tesla has kicked off a new initiative with progressive Vermont utility Green Mountain Power that lets customers lock in a flat monthly price for a solar-plus-storage system. The new program mirrors Tesla’s new tiered approach to solar rentals and loans, but with the addition of two Tesla Powerwalls to each system for an extra fee of $30 per month

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Energy Storage & Extreme Weather

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:43:48 +0000

Imagine this scenario for a moment: It’s a nice day out. The sun is shining beautifully and you’re at the beach. You can feel the sand between your toes, the gentle breeze carrying the scent of salt to your nose as it passes through your hair. The water is gently flirting with the shore in happy, foaming waves that bring pieces of wood, rocks, and the occasional fish before retrieving back into her embrace. It’s cool, a sensual contrast to the warm sand, as it washes over your feet

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Every Automaker Should Develop Conversion Kits For Their Gas Vehicles

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 03:00:48 +0000

Just recently we learned Volkswagen is going to sell an electric vehicle (EV) retrofit kit for its classic Beetle. Many CleanTechnica articles are about the transition of the world’s driving fleet to EVs, the expectation that sales of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles will eventually be supplanted by EVs, and a broad forecast that fleet turnover will take approximately 15 years once ICE vehicle sales cease until the world reaches 100% electric power in this sector

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Tesla Kicks Off Construction Of Phase 2 At Gigafactory 3 In Shanghai

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:37:16 +0000

Tesla hasn’t even shipped the first production vehicle from the first phase of construction at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai, China, but it’s already breaking ground on the second phase of construction next door, according to a new report from gigafisherman Chao Zhou

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Sunrun Promises Innovative Solar + Storage Virtual Power Plant For Hawaii

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 18:10:13 +0000

Sunrun, the United States’ leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company, announced last week it intends to participate in Hawaiian Electric Company’s emerging grid services market by delivering electricity from a virtual power plant made up of home solar and batteries. 

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Tesla Providing Clean Energy To Places Around The World That Desperately Need It

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:00:55 +0000

While there is so much news about Tesla’s vehicles, and sometimes its US rooftop solar business, it’s easy to forget that Tesla continues to bring stable electricity to many parts of the world that rely on diesel or have unstable access to electricity

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