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How to Drive on Sunshine! - Shared screen with speaker view
Harold Taylor
38:34
Q: Anyone in the area have the Tesla solar shingles? PowerWalls?
James Morales
39:07
PV installation should be considered, an investment, to: - reduce or eliminate costs: * Electric bill * Natural gas bill * ICE vehicle fuel, maintenance, & repairs - create revenue selling electricity: * By allowing others to charge their EVs (e.g.- via EV Match) * To the utilities if Feed-in tariffs are in place - & to establish corporate responsibility. As well as being considered as the right thing to do, to help our climate situation.
Ira Josephs
45:51
As far as EVs being cleaner, 2 popular charging networks, ChargePoint and EVgo, both use 100% renewable electricity. And in deregulated states you can choose a renewable electricity supplier for your home.
Molly Robertshaw
47:42
Can a non-Tesla EV charge at a Tesla charging station?
Drive Electric Ohio
47:48
@Ira great point that away-from-home charging companies may use renewable energy themselves, so you are renewable all the way
Drive Electric Ohio
52:45
@Molly - for Tesla Superchargers (DC fast charger), currently only Teslas can use. There have been rumors Tesla will release adaptors that let other EVs use their Superchargers, but no official announcement.
James Morales
53:25
Charger locations should all have renewable generation (Solar PV or Wind) & batteries. Old EV & hybrid batteries can be given a 2nd life as battery storage batteries, instead of needing to recycle them.
Mike Proctor - EVOLVEKY
58:56
if your utility bill is $200, you might have to earn $300 to have $200 left over after taxes ! So what do you want to use for cost assumptions, $200 or $300
James Morales
01:02:52
If there’s shading on the area where you plan to install Solar panels, it’s best to use micro inverters, one under each solar panel. They have longer warranties, I’ve seen 25 year warranties. And you can monitor each panel individually, great for troubleshooting. They’re safer to use because they’ll send 110 voltage down to the main panel, instead of a higher voltage.
Mike Proctor - EVOLVEKY
01:06:25
I have the 2nd car on the list and am using 23.7 kWh per 100 miles over 30000 miles … fyi
Robert Kibrick
01:13:54
Are any vendors in the U.S. able to provide V2L or V2H equipment now for use with the Nissan Leaf?
teresa Mueller
01:24:38
I have assorted portable panels and solar equipment (cooker, cooler, water purifier) but I find that the input functions do not interact: my van’s solar panel will not charge my battery, etc. Where do I go to buy adaptors, etc? Is this true of all solar systems these days, that is, that every company takes cares of its own, and does not check to see if it will fit other needs?
Mike Proctor - EVOLVEKY
01:25:47
do you have finance options in the Cincy area for green projects? We have one, a CU in Central KY here....
Ira Josephs
01:26:52
Is the solarize cinci co-op only for installing solar panels on individual homes or do you also have community solar option where they build a solar field for the neighborhood?
Harold Taylor
01:27:46
Q: Julie,Anyone in the area have solar panels to power house Not connected to grid?
teresa Mueller
01:28:17
Thank you all! Gotta go…
Molly Robertshaw
01:31:12
For what it's worth, EcoLink worked for me! My array is quite small, though.
Mike Proctor - EVOLVEKY
01:35:15
Thanks, guys for a great presentation !
Molly Robertshaw
01:36:09
Thanks so much! This was fun!
Ira Josephs
01:36:11
Thanks that was a great presentation!