Forecast: Solar Power Over 50% of US Power Capacity Growth in Next 3 Years

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 02:36:22 +0000

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expects that slightly more than 50% of new US power capacity in the next 3 years will come from solar power — and that’s just considering large-scale solar power projects, not small-scale/rooftop solar power installations. According to FERC’s January 2021 to December 2023 forecast for power capacity additions, […]

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Tesla Owners Rallying To Provide Aid To Austin

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 03:09:13 +0000

Austin, Texas, which is home to Tesla’s hottest developing Gigafactory, was affected by the winter storm this past week just like other areas of the state. The area where the new Gigafactory is being built is known as Del Valle. The community of Del Valle is rather poor, and it was mentioned to me by […]

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US Power Capacity Changes from 2010 to 2020 — CleanTechnica Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 04:02:19 +0000

With US power capacity data in for the end of 2020, I thought it would be a good time to see how US power capacity has changed over the past decade. Using data from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, I’ve created two new charts that highlight the shifts that took place over those 10 […]

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Peugeot Beats Renault In France! (EV Sales Report)

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 02:33:02 +0000

The French electric vehicle market is more exciting than it’s ever been, as plugin vehicle share reaches 12%.

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Tesla’s Complicated & Special History In China

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:50:05 +0000

Originally published on EV Annex. by Charles Morris China has rolled out the proverbial red carpet for Tesla. Last February, every automaker was forced to shut down operations to stop the spread of the coronavirus, but Chinese authorities went to great lengths to help Tesla get back into production mode quickly. The government provided transportation […]

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Your Survey Responses On EV Charging At Apartment Complexes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 00:00:34 +0000

We recently surveyed owners and managers of apartment complexes and other multi-family residential properties to try to understand how they are approaching the topic of electric vehicle (EV) charging, what they are getting out of it, and hurdles they’re facing. Below are our results. The first chart, above, shows that nearly half of respondents (45%) […]

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Plugin Hybrids Surprise in the Netherlands in 2021 — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 04:50:48 +0000

Volvo XC40 PHEV wins January in reshuffled market.

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Renewables = 23% of US Electricity in November 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 04:50:20 +0000

While renewable energy has been dominating new power capacity in the United States (see: 77–80% Of New US Power Capacity Came From Solar & Wind In 2020), it takes a long time to shift the giant electricity grid, which some have called the biggest machine in the country. Even so, month after month, renewable energy’s […]

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77–80% of New US Power Capacity Came from Solar & Wind in 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 03:20:02 +0000

According to new data from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) — data derived from Velocity Suite, ABB Inc. and The C Three Group LLC — solar power and wind power accounted for 77.1% of new utility-scale power capacity in the United States in 2020 (chart above). Adding in a CleanTechnica estimate for rooftop […]

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Tesla Model 3, Model Y, Other EV, & Top Car Sales in USA — Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 07:47:28 +0000

After completing my 2020 US Electric Vehicle Sales Report, it crossed my mind that it would be interesting to look at longer-term US electric vehicle and broader car sales trends. So, I found the data and have created 3 charts for you to enjoy and examine below. All 3 charts cover the years 2017–2020. The […]

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