Tag Archives: research

22Янв/19

Tesla Raises Supercharger Prices Worldwide, Flirts With Chinese Battery Manufacturers

Tesla is busy searching out ways to improve profitability whether by laying off workers, ending its referral program, or doing business with battery companies other than Panasonic. That’s good news for long term investors as the company reaches maturity.

21Янв/19

Global Warming Might Be Making Waves Stronger

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications has revealed an as-yet-unseen consequence of climate change, wherein the energy of ocean waves have been increasing around the world caused by widespread ocean warming, which could potentially …

21Янв/19

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Timeline & Results — CleanTechnica Deep Dive

Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada is a proof of concept. Originally, the factory was supposed to be completed in 2020, have a production capacity of 35 GWh of battery cells and 50 GWh of battery packs, and employ 6,500 people. In 2017, these plans were a…

21Янв/19

Exclusive: Survey Of People Who Used My Tesla Referral Code, Explains Why Elon Killed It

Today, I’m going to share with you the results of my Tesla Referral Survey. There is a lot of speculation on how effective the referral program is at driving new sales of Tesla vehicles as opposed to just rewarding those who had already decided to buy …

21Янв/19

Mainstream Media Has Short-Term Memory Of A Goldfish, Reposts Same FUD Up To 10 Times — #Pravduh About #Tesla Report 20

This week might be one of the worst FUD repost weeks since Elon’s Weedgate FUD catastrophe. Tesla announced at the end of the week that it will be cutting 7% of its workforce

21Янв/19

Tesla Supercharger Development In China — 5 Year Review & The Future

Tesla has helped move the idea of electric cars from niche sci-fi or hippy dream into something mainstream. Part of the way it did this was by creating a compelling product package — the car, sales experience, repair center experience, and recharging i…

21Янв/19

Tesla Flashbacks, Take 5

I recently had some fun digging up old Tesla news, putting it in the context of the company up to today can make it fascinating. I’ve also elaborated on 11 years of hyped up FUD about Tesla and claims of its eminent demise for the past decade, as well …

20Янв/19

30 Nasty Tesla Charts

With our US large luxury car sales report, US small & midsize luxury car sales report, US electric vehicle sales report, and other Tesla-related sales reports recently completed, it’s time for another edition of Nasty Tesla Charts!

20Янв/19

Car Companies Aren’t Even Trying to Sell Electric Cars

This article is part of a series about barriers to the widespread adoption of electric cars

20Янв/19

“Tesla Killers” Lookin’ … Totally Tame — CleanTechnica Sales Charts

For years, we heard and read so much hype about «Tesla killers.» It was like fingernails on a chalkboard from the beginning, because it just didn’t make sense, but it started getting really absurd as you saw the titles pop up frequently for all manner …

20Янв/19

Gas Cars = More Human Death

A recent news item — €70 Billion A Year In EU Health Damage Caused By Vehicle Emissions — reminded me of the following article, which is a piece I wrote in 2016 to try to more directly communicate the issue to people. Initially, the opening line below …

20Янв/19

New Analysis: Wind Energy Developers Leaving Field Of Social Media To NIMBYs

Study finds 7/10 wind energy developers had no Facebook page for their projects. Only 2 were doing anything on Twitter

20Янв/19

Forecast: 2019 US EV Sales Growth Will Drop To ~12%

The US will see 12% electric vehicle sales growth in 2019 by my estimates, a significant decline from 2018’s year-over-year (YOY) growth of 81%

20Янв/19

What Changed In The Solar & Energy Storage Industries In 2018?

I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put «Solar Power Exploding» in …