Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

New Lightning Strike Electric Motorcycle Coming Soon With 150 Mile Range, 150 MPH Max Speed, 35 Minute DC Charging — For $12,998

By Nicolas Zart When it comes to electric motorcycles, Lightning Motorcycles sits somewhere on the top of the hill. But being a leader means always improving. Lightning just announced a new and more affordable electric motorcycle, available in March, with performance and a price that sends shock ripples to the competition Read Full Article Here…

Range & The Myth Of The “City Car”

By Maarten Vinkhuyzen The myth of the modern “city car” originates from the makers of Swatch watches. They thought there should be a market for stylish, functional, small cars for city dwellers — the same kind of people who bought their watches. This “SwatchMobile” became the Daimler Smart car. It was very popular, mainly among…

30 Million New Solar Panels Planned in Florida by 2030

By Ryan Austin This week Florida Power & Light, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE) , publicly announced their massive plan to install 30 million solar panels in Florida by 2030…. achieving “the largest installation of solar panels by a regulated utility in the world.” Currently powering over 10 million Floridians, the company…

Vineyard Wind applauds New York’s new commitment to offshore wind

By Michelle Froese Governor Cuomo set this ambitious new offshore wind goal in his 2019 State of the State address earlier this week. Vineyard Wind Chief Executive Office Lars Petersen released the following statement following the announcement by the New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the state will quadruple planned offshore wind development to 9,000…

Taiwan has a unique opportunity to be a leader in offshore wind

By Michelle Froese The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects to avoid the costly lessons made by other markets that pursued a similar approach. Taiwan’s offshore wind target of 5.5 GW by 2025 is expected to bring…

San Diego Has Vast Solar Parking Lot Potential

By Charles W. Thurston San Diego has an untapped 500 megawatt solar potential at commercial sites within the city, with parking lots representing three-quarters of the total, according to a new survey by the Clean Coalition. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Vermont’s Largest Solar Canopy Comes Online

By Jake Richardson Vermont’s largest solar canopy, Encore Renewable Energy’s 156kWp solar carport in Burlington, Vermont, has begun producing electricity at the ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Sierra Club disputed on wind power claims #NY

By National Wind Watch Regrettably, the Sierra Club, in its Another Voice column, has issued egregious errors of fact. The U.S. does not garner 30 percent of its power from industrial wind. The real number is around 4 percent (some say 8 percent and others, 6.3 percent) and this is often disputed as well, as…

Tesla Cuts Workforce Again, This Time by 7%

By [email protected] Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent employees a bad-news email on Friday, announcing a staff cut of “approximately 7 percent.” The layoff follows a 9 percent cut last June, amid a broader restructuring effort. The latest reorganization news was buried in an email in which Musk discussed the “voraciously competitive” industry where Tesla is…

© 2014 RenewaNews