Daily Archives: January 3, 2016

Tesla Delivers 17,400 Vehicles in Q4

By Editorial Staff Tesla Motors reported delivering 17,400 vehicles in Q4, hitting its target of at least 50,000 vehicles for the year. Total 2015 deliveries were 50,580 electric vehicles. The Palo Alto-based electric carmaker delivered about 75 percent more of its Model S than during the same period of the previous year. 507 For more…

Volkswagen e-Golf vs Nissan LEAF S & Other EVs (Owner Review)

By Zachary Shahan Editor’s Note: Neil Blanchard is a longtime reader and top commenter on EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. He’s very detail oriented — as in, he pays close attention to details and has what I’d call a scientific mind. He seems to know EVs like the back of his hand (though, I’m Read Full…

Opponents hope to knock Grain Belt Express off track #IL #MO

By National Wind Watch DECATUR – The proposed Grain Belt Express power line project is still on the winning track, but its opponents refuse to be shunted out of the way. Several landowners joined with the Illinois Farm Bureau to file a request asking state regulators to rehear their November decision to approve Illinois’ Read…

Letter to the editor: Wind energy #IA

By National Wind Watch Promoters of wind energy boast of about 25 percent of our electricity coming from wind. With 40 percent forecast in 2020, 40 percent of our electrical energy will be overpriced for Iowans in less than four years. You don’t think it is overpriced? Take these quotes and think for yourself: Read…

Mortlake South wind farm back on the agenda #AUS

By National Wind Watch The Mortlake South wind farm is back on the agenda, with Acciona Energy looking to amend its plans for the project. The company put plans for a number of wind farms on hold, include Mortlake South, back in 2014 in the wake of a review of the Renewable Energy Target Read…

Top News of the Week Dec 28, 2015– Jan 3, 2016

By Offshore Wind US Team Developing Mega Turbines Inspired by Palm Trees A US-based team of scientists plans to use a USD 3.56 million grant to develop wind turbines able to protect themselves in severe weather by folding in their rotor blades like palm trees in a hurricane. Vattenfall Sets Aside EUR 5.5 Read Full…

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