Daily Archives: June 19, 2016

Apple’s energy bombshell: Why it may sell you electricity

By Giles Parkinson Global computing giant Apple has quietly has created a new subsidiary called Apple Energy, and asked to obtain a licence to sell electricity directly to consumers, rather than back to the grid via the wholesale market. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

1st Self-Driving Vehicle Using IBM Watson Unveiled By Local Motors

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. The first self-driving vehicle to utilize the “advanced cognitive computing capabilities” of IBM Watson was recently unveiled by Local Motors. The new electric autonomous vehicle — which has been dubbed “Olli” — was unveiled during the recent grand opening event for the new Local Motors facility in…

California Electric Car Rebate Is Done (For Now, At Least)

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. California’s electric vehicle rebate program has had its cash-flow cut off, for the time being anyways, according to recent reports from EV buyers. The Golden State’s new budget, still awaiting Governor Jerry Brown’s signature, was approved Wednesday and includes nothing for the state’s many vehicle subsidies (for…

1st Tesla Model X In China Arrives (Video)

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla recently held an event in Beijing to mark the official delivery of the first Model X to the Asia-Pacific region. The regional launch event at the historic Diaoyutai State Guesthouse saw the attendance of around 400 people. The Diaoyutai State Guesthouse is a hotel and garden…

Developer drops plan to build wind farm in Logan County #OH

A developer will not move forward with plans to build a wind farm in Logan County after commissioners rejected its tax plan. As a part of its Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, Everpower planned to build 87 turbines in Hardin County and 18 in Logan County, Everpower Project Manager Jason Dagger said. Now it will continue…

Mayo group to legally challenge wind farm ruling #IRL

The Moy Valley Protection Group has announced its decision to mount a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission to Oweninny Power Limited for 51 wind turbines on a site near Bellacorrick in north Mayo. A statement issued by the group said: “Such projects bring absolutely no economic benefit to the…

Looking for land and others

By keit6871 Hello I am looking for land or people to help me come together and get land to start eco village or tiny home village. I would like to go off grid as in build my own house and collect my own food even running water. But yet still have wifi to stay connect…

Nope, Germany Not Banning Non-EVs

By Guest Contributor Originally published on Renewables International. By Craig Morris (@PPchef) Translations of recent statements made by top German officials make it sound like the country is about to do the right thing. Reality is a bit messier. Google “all new cars mandated to be electric in Germany by 2030,” and you could be…

Tesla Supercharging Wins Big In PlugShare Analysis

By Zachary Shahan Originally published on EV Obsession. PlugShare gathers a lot of data. And it presents the data in a useful way in quarterly reports … that cost $2,500. I’m sure the most recent quarterly report is quite interesting, but putting down $2,500 certainly couldn’t be justified by CleanTechnica. That said, we did run…

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