Posts Tagged ‘Nissan Leaf’


Me and My iCar

Posted on June 20th, 2013 by

One RMI staffer’s journey to the Nissan LEAF I split up with my 2001 Subaru Forester. Perhaps I should say it split up with me.[...]

Life in the Fast Lane – Electric Vehicle Observations

Posted on February 1st, 2012 by

Recently I had the opportunity to use a Nissan Leaf™ for several full days, a much more interesting exercise than a simple test drive. As[...]

Plugging Electric Vehicles into the Smart Grid

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by

Today, electric vehicles (EVs) are starting to play an important role in our country’s transition towards a cleaner energy future. The primary advantage of EVs[...]

Tennessee Valley Authority Sees Record High Energy Use

Posted on December 23rd, 2010 by

Record high energy use for Tennessee Valley Authority,  Honeywell launches a new website, a new solar powered e-book reader enters the market.

Solar Maps Boost Solar Installations

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by

Solar maps are being installed for large cities across the nation. Also, the Nissan LEAF was awarded the 2011 European Car of the Year. Meanwhile, Secretary Chu encourages Americans to invest in cleaner energy and not take second place to other countries' energy programs.

Nissan LEAF Falls Short on Mileage Promises

Posted on November 25th, 2010 by

The EPA has determined that the Nissan LEAF is not capable of driving the promised 100 miles on a single charge. In fact, given real time conditions, the mileage fell short significantly. Also, luxury car brands are now promoting their energy efficient vehicles to today's younger, environmentally conscious buyers.

56,000 Pre-Orders For Nissan Leaf, DER 03/16/10

Posted on March 16th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Tuesday March 16, 2010 discusses First Solar selling a 30 MW project to Southern Company & Turner Renewable Energy, Consol[...]