Electric Car Technology News

Electric Car Technology News

More new electric power will come from renewables than gas by 2016 says IEA

Posted 03.06.2015 in News by Editor

Solar and wind power continue to get cheaper. In its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report, the International Energy Agency predicts that more new electricity will be produced from renewables than from natural gas by 2016. "Renewables are now the fastest-growing power generation sector and will make up almost a quarter of the global power mix by 2018, up from an estimated 20% in 2011. The share of non-hydro sources such as wind, solar, bioenergy and geothermal in total power generation will double, reaching 8% by 2018, up from 4% in 2011 and just 2% in 2006."

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Tesla doubles rate of deployment of fast-charger stations

Posted 10.01.2013 in News by Editor

Tesla has recently doubled the rate of deployment of its fast-charger stations. Within a year, Tesla aims to deploy a network that will enable a Tesla Model S driver to travel between every major metro area in North America. By 2015, the company plans to have every significant population center in the US and Canada outfitted with a SuperCharger station so that the entire country is within the Model S' travel range.

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