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Tesla Truck ‘Will Require Power of 4,000 Homes to Recharge’

Maybe they could put some solar panels on its roof and only recharge in daylight and/or when it’s windy. Tesla’s recently unveiled electric truck will require the equivalent power used by up to 4,000 homes to recharge, says Energy Live News. That’s according to new analysis by an energy consultancy, which calculated it based on […]

Chinese Investors Sue McAuliffe, Rodham Over Green-Car Investments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s brother Anthony Rodham are facing a $17 million fraud lawsuit from Chinese investors in Greentech Automotive, an electric car company that appears to be struggling to survive. A group of 32 Chinese citizens filed the suit last week in Fairfax County, Virginia court, claiming […]

The Big Slide in Renewable Energy Tells the Real Story

No, renewables are not taking over the world anytime soon. Guest essay by Bjørn Lomborg We have spent the last two centuries getting off renewables because they were mostly weak, costly and unreliable. Half a century ago, in 1966, the world got 15.6% of its energy from renewables. Today (2016) we still get less of our […]

China’s First All-Electric Zero-Emissions Cargo Ship is Going to be Used to Transport Coal

China, already the world’s biggest electric-vehicle market, is now using battery power to fuel cargo shipping as well. A Chinese company has built a 2,000 metric-ton (2,204 tons) all-electric cargo ship, which was launched from the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in mid-November, according to state-run newspaper People’s Daily. The 70-meter long (229 feet) and […]

Did Federal Agency Commit Climate Fraud? Sure Looks Like It

Junk Science: Worried about climate fraud, Congress is investigating a federal agency for allegedly manipulating weather data to show recent global warming when there is none. So why is the agency refusing to cooperate? First, a little background: Satellite temperature readings clearly show no warming trend for the last 18 years, 8 months and counting. […]