Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

Electricity generation from wind power in Germany 2015

By Paul Dvorak Wind energy reached record production and topped lignite in December. From offshorewind.biz The German electricity system has reached a new milestone, generating 85.4 billion kWh of wind power in 2015, the highest amount ever recorded and 66% more than 2014. Nationwide, wind energy accounted for 13.3% of Read Full Article Here For…

GM & Honda Tag Team Plug-In Cars

By Steve Hanley Originally published on Gas2. Honda and General Motors are already working together on hydrogen fuel cell technology. Now, they are prepared to expand their working relationship to focus also on plug-in hybrid cars. While EV enthusiasts decline to recognize plug-ins as real electric cars, most manufacturers see them as the Read Full…

Volkswagen Tiguan GTE — Another PHEV From Volkswagen

By Steve Hanley Originally published on Gas2. If you are in the market for a rugged, off road ride that looks the part, your first stop is usually at your local Jeep dealer. But Volkswagen will soon be offering an alternative as part of its campaign to bring a boatload of new electrified Read Full…

ONIQ: A leap forward for hybrid vehicles

Following its unveiling to domestic media at Hyundai Motor’s Namyang R&D Center in South Korea, details have been confirmed of the IONIQ – the next generation of hybrid vehicles. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Tesla CPO Model S — 7 Below $49,000 At One Time

By Zachary Shahan Originally published on EV Obsession. Kyle’s article the other day about buying a CPO Tesla, and comments about friends and/or family not realizing how cheaply you could get a CPO Tesla Model S, made me run with a piece I’ve been thinking about for awhile. I’ve been watching Tesla CPO Read Full…

Township officials defend their wind farm deals #MI

By National Wind Watch A Bridgehampton Township resident says township officials voted on ordinance changes favorable to a wind farm project even as those same officials stood to gain from leases they had with the energy company. Roger Knight feels township officials shouldn’t have voted on the windmill zoning ordinance changes because of their Read…

Apex to build wind farm in Crab Orchard #TN

By National Wind Watch Crab Orchard will become the site of the state’s largest wind farm when Charlottesville, VA-based Apex Clean Energy completes construction of 20 to 23 wind turbines by the end of 2017. The project, announced Tuesday, represents an investment of more than $100 million into Cumberland County and is expected to Read…

David Cameron denies ‘backsliding’ on the environment

By Damian Carrington Prime minister rejects suggestion by liaison committee that government is failing in its approach to green energy, climate change and flooding David Cameron has defended his government’s record on the environment and climate change, saying suggestions of backsliding are “total and utter nonsense”. The prime minister also told the liaison Read Full…

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