Posted by: jpchance | March 17, 2009

Solar Powered Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Chevrolet Insignia Estate S    

Rothschild Edition

  • Price:  $1630 silver dollars
  • Fuel economy:  50-100 mpg
  • Fuels:  Electricity, vegetable oil, petro-diesel and/or biodiesel
  • Body/chassis: Recycled aluminum and polymer composite
  • Acceleration:  7 seconds (0-60 mph)
  • Top speed: 120 mph (electronically limited)
  • Motor:  2.0-liter turbo-diesel parallel plug-in hybrid electric
  • Power: 210 bhp (154 kW)
  • Battery:  10 kWh lithium-ion and capacitors
  • Transmissions: 6-speed manual or automatic CVT
  • Weight:  3630 lbs (1650 kg)
  • Power/weight: 93 W/kg
  • Warranty:  10 years or 100,000 miles
S-Type Rothschild Edition automobiles operate in two plug-in modes (6.6-kW charging input and 6.6-kW output) and three driving modes: 210-bhp (154-kW) hybrid, 72-bhp (53-kW) electric and 138-bhp (101-kW) turbo-diesel. S-Type RE models include 20 super-efficient 4.5-Watt non-toxic household LED spotlights and a 6080-Watt grid-tied solar-electric system:      

Photovoltaic System

  • Rated power:  6080 Watts
  • Output/month @ average peak sun-hours per day:

346 kWh @ 2 sun-hours

518 kWh @ 3 sun-hours

692 kWh @ 4 sun-hours

866 kWh @ 5 sun-hours

1038 kWh @ 6 sun-hours

  • Warranty:  20 years
  • Price/kWh (silver dollars) @ average peak sun-hours per day:

$0.0118 @ 2 sun-hours

$0.0079 @ 3 sun-hours

$0.0059 @ 4 sun-hours

$0.0047 @ 5 sun-hours

$0.0039 @ 6 sun-hours

Windpower Option     

  • Price:  $69,600 silver dollars
  • Rated power: 1500 kW
  • Rotor diameter:  77 meters
  • Swept area:  4657 square meters
  • Rated speed:  11 rpm
  • Tower height: 100 meters
  • Output/month @ average wind speed (meters per second):

  99,000 kWh @ 4 m/s

187,580 kWh @ 5 m/s

291,830 kWh @ 6 m/s

394,580 kWh @ 7 m/s

  • Warranty:  20 years
  • Price/kWh (silver dollars) @ average wind speed (meters per second):

$0.00293 @ 4 m/s

$0.00155 @ 5 m/s

$0.00099 @ 6 m/s

$0.00073 @ 7 m/s

http://rothschildmotors.com/chevroletinsigniasre.html

 


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