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Old 09-01-2014, 12:58 AM
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Yes the electricity that powers my car has some roots in fossil fuels but the difference in carbon emissions is enormous because a power plant is much more efficient than an internal combustion engine. It's something like a 93% reduction in emissions for the equivalent propulsion.
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Yes the electricity that powers my car has some roots in fossil fuels but the difference in carbon emissions is enormous because a power plant is much more efficient than an internal combustion engine. It's something like a 93% reduction in emissions for the equivalent propulsion.

Emissions.

The by product of burning fossil fuels is water and carbon dioxide as well as unburned hydrocarbons.

A priority is on emmisions reductions and not fossil fuel reduction.

I would ponder this a little bit. Understanding that there is no free lunch.

The Tesla vehicle itself looks like any nice luxury car. So what we are saying is that it is more efficient to do the energy conversions in an outsource situation. Outsourcing does usually prove more efficient. Let the energy people perfect the energy part.
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Old 09-01-2014, 10:53 AM
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The good part about outsourcing the energy for fuel cells is that if the energy plants improve efficiency then so will the Tesla.
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The best option, in my opinion, is to partner with a pre-existing, ubiquitous, non-automotive company such as Starbucks. They are already everywhere. They would just need to put one or two charging outlets in each parking lot. In exchange, Starbucks gets to align themselves with a hip, young, cutting edge company and tout their own environmentalism. Charging a fee for the battery charge would be acceptable and Starbucks can profit in this manner as well (not to mention potentially gaining some business from well-heeled Tesla drivers).
What about Verizon stores?
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Obviously the Bay Area is a complete outlier on this type of stuff, but I see charge stations in garages, parking lots, etc. quite a bit. They're typically located where handicap parking is, so you get the perk of parking much closer when you have a electric/hybrid vehicle.
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The stock has rallied along with the bull market. We are now at 6% ROI since the OP of this thread. Congrats Winners!!
How's it doing since That Cramer segment? Pretty good, I'm guessing. Also really liking my TWTR play.
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Old 09-06-2014, 01:19 AM
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How's it doing since That Cramer segment? Pretty good, I'm guessing. Also really liking my TWTR play.
Congrats!!
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Curious how you guys are voting on the merger!
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