Where did the wind go last week?
Advocates of wind turbines often argue that their unreliability can be offset by building even more wind turbines and transmission lines to distant areas because the wind is always blowing…
The Visual Capitalist had an interesting diagram showing the range of some of the most popular electric vehicle models available. The Visual Capitalist states the data on estimated ranges and costs are drawn from the U.S. EPA as well as directly from manufacturer websites.
One thing to keep in mind is that California is one of the most ideal places to drive an electric vehicle in the country, whereas Minnesota winters are much less forgiving.
A study by AAA found that electric vehicle ranges can drop by 40 percent when temperatures reach 20 degrees F if the heater is on. A project for another day is to show adapt this chart to show the range from Minneapolis to Chicago after accounting for this loss if range.