Take 2 – Contemplating options for energy future

TaxiNYCMuch excitement about energy future revolves around batteries, to store excess PV solar power, now that low Feed in Tariffs make export to grid a rip-off. Recent news is that such a battery system, complete, installed, is still priced at USD700 perkWh or $7000 for 10kWh. EV cars have great expectations, with Nissan Leaf up to 24kWh(above as taxi in New York City), prices below:

Fresh from USA – “starting price of a Nissan LEAF is about $22,000 after available maximum $7,500 federal tax credit, and LEAF offers the benefits of lower running costs and less scheduled maintenance.” tinyurl.com/oag59xq – Unfortunately in Australia – latest is still $39,990 per – http://preview.tinyurl.com/p9kkrsp alternatively for 10kWh onboard motorcycle, cost is $20k –  http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/au/zero-s-order

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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