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  1. Advice Requested: Portable Solar Power Charging System for Volt

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Gen2 Volt
    My daily commute is really short, and, as a result, I use only around 1.2 kWh of power maximum a day from the high voltage battery on my Volt. The power in the area I live comes from coal plants, and I've been looking for a way to reduce the emissions footprint of my volt (regardless of...
  2. Tesla Powerwall--Thoughts on Acquiring and Using

    Alternative Energy - Solar, Geo-Thermal, Bio-fuels
    We got on the Tesla Powerwall wishing/waiting list right when Tesla announced the product and solicited advance orders (May-June, 2015?), and just today got an emailed questionnaire from Tesla asking about our electric consumption, billing and wanting a complete description PV system and its...
  3. First ever Volt-powered post!

    Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    This has been "one of those days" on top of "one of those weeks". No sun all week - peak output from an 8kw array has been on the order of 150w for a few minutes at a time. Small Honda generator 3 qts a day of gas. I shouldn't have this computer on, and will turn it right back off when I'm...
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