WATT’s Up – News Blog

(July 2020) North Dakota’s Doosan Bobcat company is teaming up with Green Machine Equipment, Inc. of New York to produce an all-electric compact excavator. Story from Associated Press posted on OAonline     While ‘range anxiety’ continues to be a barrier for some people to purchase an electric vehicle, one Israeli startup is working to solve that issue by constructing roads …

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Are EVs the future or the present?

July 15, 2020 – (By Scott Meske) – One thing I’ve found is that WATTS, Lignite Energy Council’s Tesla X, draws a crowd everywhere we take the royal blue electric vehicle, even in a pandemic. Family Day Riverwalk was held in Bismarck’s Sertoma Park recently on a postcard perfect North Dakota summer day to give families a variety of activities …

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Towing with Tesla

June 25, 2020 – (by Jason Bohrer) Now that we are well into summer, I hitched up my boat to the Tesla and decided to see what would happen.  Keep in mind the Tesla sits pretty low, so I got one of those drop-hitches and flipped it over, so it raised the attachment point by around 5 or 6 inches.  …

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Tesla, COVID-19 and Diver Down

May 11, 2020 – (by Jason Bohrer) With the pandemic inducing a near world-wide lockdown, people’s lives have changed in too many ways to count.  We are confined to our homes, unable to visit friends and family, and although we may not be “bored” in the traditional sense of the world, a lot of people are suffering from the monotony …

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