There's a new option for those seeking to solar-charge their electric cars: You can order a solar canopy online. Renewz, a solar-technology startup company, recently made its iSun solar canopy the "Oasis," available for online order.
Quite frequently someone will post to a Chevy Bolt Owner's Group on Facebook that they are solar-charging their Bolt. The picture above is an example of exactly that: Sean Palmer, a Bolt driver, showing that he's driving his EV on renewable energy. In the comment stream below the post, you can see many other people with Bolts/EVs noting that they also use solar to partially/fully charge their Bolt and/or other EV(s).
So, I have a friend from my Unitarian Universalist church who I managed to persuade to buy a Chevy Bolt, Deena R.
In September of 2013, a megastorm that caused massive flooding along Colorado's Front Range hit. At the time, my family and I were living in a single family home in Aurora, Colo. -- complete with a 5.5 kW solar system we had had installed in June of 2010.
I just signed up for 100 percent wind energy from my utility, Xcel Energy. But my electric car won't be covered -- because my townhome and my garage are metered separately in Highline Crossing Cohousing, and m...