All Cars to Be Electric by 2030

All Cars to Be Electric by 2030

All Cars to Be Electric by 2030 Korean Island Plans for All Cars to Be Electric by 2030 South Korea’s Jeju Island has spent years building out its electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure to encourage residents to make the switch from gas-guzzlers to battery-powered cars. Soon, the small resort island will have the cars to match the infrastructure. This week, Jeju…

Morocco World’s Largest Solar Farm

Morocco World’s Largest Solar Farm

This monster solar farm in the Moroccan desert will power a million homes. Yesterday, Morocco switched on the first section of its new Ouarzazate solar power plant. The new installation already creates 160 megawatts of power and is expected to grow to cover 6,000 acres by 2018—making it the largest in the world. IBM Solar Collector Magnifies Sun By 2000X…

A Million Pounds in Fuel Savings

A Million Pounds in Fuel Savings

Video link provided by Steve Odell of Check Auto Sales Nissan’s market-leading electric LEAF vehicles have now clocked up in excess of three million miles as taxis in the UK. The time to act is now! Soon the days of polluting power plants will be a thing of the past making electric cars the logical choice to revolutionize the transportation…

Victoria GreenPower Electric Bus

Victoria GreenPower Electric Bus

Victoria GreenPower Electric Bus Article links provided by Jim Hindson As part of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority’s (GVHA) upcoming Ground Transportation Strategy, GVHA and CVS Cruise Victoria Ltd (CVS Tours) entered into a lease agreement with GreenPower Motor Company Inc. to pilot a fully electric EVC550 double decker bus for one year commencing in April 2016. The pilot program will…

Provincial Climate Action Plan – public comments

Provincial Climate Action Plan – public comments

Climate Action Plan – public comments Prepared by Jim Hindson, VEVC secretary treasurer   To all Members: Here is the biggest 5 minute opportunity that you may have in 2016 to make a difference. If you believe that the electrification of the transportation sector is vital to reducing CO2 emission levels and meeting the Paris COP21 targets put forth in…

Hyperloop Transportation Idea

Hyperloop Transportation Idea

Hyperloop Transportation Idea MIT Students Win Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Design Competition By Cole Mellino | February 2, 2016 9:28 am | A team of student engineers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology won Best Overall Design in SpaceX’s competition to design a pod for a Hyperloop system that would transport people through high-speed vacuum tubes. “The public wants something new,” SpaceX…

A match made in heaven!

A match made in heaven!

Solar Panels + Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries = Now at home, our solar panels can produce a maximum of 10 kW, on our boat it’s 2 kW. That’s enough for us to never have to plug in AND still run a water heater, water maker, washing machine, two fridges, a freezer box, microwave, coffee machine, toaster, all lights and electronics, a…