Australia offers $5,000 for sustainable power incentives

Australia offers $5,000 for sustainable power incentives

Watch how examples of solar panel and battery systems can provide a 24/7 sustainable power solution for homes and businesses. There’s a power revolution heading for our homes – a device that allows you to take power into your own hands – batteries – and they’ve been called the holy grail of renewables – the key to the transition away from…

VEVC Sponsors Donating Royals Event Volunteer T-Shirts 

VEVC Sponsors Donating Royals Event Volunteer T-Shirts 

Come and join us at the Royal Bay Bakery on Saturday March 5 at 1-3 pm, enjoy good organic food and coffee, meet with Club Members and receive a free t-shirt.  We have 15 free T-Shirts for the Victoria EV Club (VEVC)’s ECO NIGHT at the Victoria Royals March 11 game.  Jim Henshaw will brief us on what we all can do to make ECO…

All-electric version of the Hyundai IONIQ

All-electric version of the Hyundai IONIQ

The IONIQ is Hyundai’s new car platform that will be offered with 3 electric powertrain options: all-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and conventional hybrid without a plug (HEV). The Korean automaker already released all the specs of the HEV version, but we still don’t have all the details for the all-electric and PHEV versions, even though they will all look…

Unveiling the Historic Picture at the Royal Bay Bakery

Unveiling the Historic Picture at the Royal Bay Bakery

Dear Members, There will be an important meeting for all VEVC members on Saturday March 5, 1-3 pm at the Royal Bay Bakery. Master Baker David Grove, or David as he likes to be called, has allowed us to hang our picture inscribed with all past and present executive board members on his cafeteria wall. I will also ask him…

Let’s wait until 2050?

Let’s wait until 2050?

Become your kid’s biggest hero, go electric. We really have to my friends. We must stop burning fossil fuels now. Let’s not wait until 2050 to stop registering new gas/diesel cars.  Sea levels are rising and a large portions of our home city Victoria too may be covered by sea water killing most of our beloved shrubs and trees in the effected areas. It…

Special Victoria Royals Event Briefing

Special Victoria Royals Event Briefing

Special Victoria Royals Event Briefing & Coffee Chat Saturday March 5, 2016, 1 pm – 3 pm, Royal Bay Bakery in Colwood. Directions. Enjoy fine organic foods by our host, Master Baker David Groves. Everyone welcome!   Jim Henshaw, Royals Event Organizer, will be briefing our members on the details of our event.  Order your $20 Volunteer T-shirts!  Just tell us: quantity, Adult or Child, size: S,…

2017 KIA SOUL EV TO GET A FACELIFT

2017 KIA SOUL EV TO GET A FACELIFT

Rumor: 2017 Kia Soul EV To Get a Facelift, Range Boost To Keep It Competitive Against 2016 LEAF, 2017 e-Golf, 2016 i3 NIKKI GORDON-BLOOMFIELD Self-confessed geek and mother of two, Nikki has been talking and writing about cars ever since she passed her driving test. Back then, her Internet contributions were all classic car-focused. Now, she’s all about greener, cleaner,…

Lands Wash Away as Sea Levels Rise

Lands Wash Away as Sea Levels Rise

Meet the World’s First Climate Refugees. 1. Louisiana: Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Get $48 Million to Move Off of Disappearing Louisiana Island In collaboration with Louisiana Public Broadcasting, the PBS NewsHour examines the vanishing coastline of Louisiana and the vulnerability of its native tribes to rising sea levels. It has taken well over a decade of advocating on behalf of his tribe to…

Germany’s Solar Industry World’s Largest

Germany’s Solar Industry World’s Largest

Germany’s Solar Industry World’s Largest Solar energy revolution is faster than the IT revolution. Germany is producing black high wattage panels making solar now cost effective. Investments in the fossil industry has no long term future. Large concentrated solar industrial power plants can produce power and fresh water. The oil and gas industry is doing exactly the opposite destroying water…

$14K for people who buy electric cars

$14K for people who buy electric cars

$14K for people who buy electric cars The dashboard of the Volkswagen BUDD-e electric and connected car is on display during a keynote address at CES International, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP / John Locher) TORONTO — Ontario is offering additional incentives to people who buy electric cars, up to a maximum of $14,000. Current incentives range…