Cost Archive

4 Apr 2014

Curb on wind turbines would cost jobs, says Scottish Renewables

Scotland-based leading green energy trade association Scottish Renewables has cautioned that rumored plans to eradicate onshore wind turbines will result in thousands of job cuts in the country, if followed. CTBR – News
24 Mar 2014

LED Lamp Efficiency To Continue Improving As Cost Decreases

Originally published on the EIA website. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2014 Early Release Technology improvements for general service lighting, driven by federal efficiency standards, are leading to increased reliability and bulb life. As efficiency
5 Mar 2014

Cost Of The Tesla Model E Exaggerated In Flawed Study

Originally published Gas 2. Elon Musk has always called for a $ 35,000 Tesla, but one research firm says that the numbers just don’t add up. Too bad the study makes flawed assumptions. But it’s still worth asking
18 Feb 2014

Cost Of Solar PV Continues To Plummet

Originally published on RenewEconomy. One of the most misunderstood aspects of the solar PV phenomenon over the past 5 years is the idea that it has been that it has been driven entirely by surplus capacity from
12 Feb 2014

HyperSolar reaches milestone in achieving low cost solar powered hydrogen production

HyperSolar, the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, announced that its artificial photosynthesis technology is now capable of producing 1.2 volt open circuit voltage for use in
5 Feb 2014

What Is The Current Cost Of Solar Panels?

Originally published on Cost Of Solar (with updates made to prices). I think one of the first questions people ask when they think about going solar is: How much do solar panels cost? Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer
27 Jan 2014

Cost Of Solar 2 To 100 Times Lower Than You Think

Below is an article I wrote a few months ago for — the story is essentially the same today. In order to bring even more attention to this matter, I also commissioned the above video through
27 Dec 2013

2013 Chevrolet VOLT – 1 Year Cost Of Ownership Review

I recently connected with the author of the piece below. Finding out that he was a Volt driver in Atlanta, and interesting city that is doing quite well on the electric vehicle front, I decided to ask
21 Dec 2013

True Cost Of Owning A Chevy Volt Might Surprise You

Our friends over at Edmunds have a nifty little True Cost of Ownership calculator, and the results are giving our other friends over at something to cheer about. When you plug the numbers into Edmunds’s proprietary
12 Dec 2013

IRENA Launches Global Renewable Energy Cost Analysis Program

Full disclosure: I love IRENA (the International Renewable Energy Agency). With that said, I’m thrilled to share with you the news that IRENA has launched a global renewable energy cost analysis program aimed at being the go-to