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Articles published in 2021



[RO] Tesla oficial în România şi în programul AFM - Rabla Plus
Am primit o veste extrem de bună de la Tesla: Oficial Tesla intră pe piața din România, şi toate autovehiculele Tesla sunt eligibile pentru programul Rabla Plus. În acest moment nu am mai multe detalii, însă pe site-ul Tesla apare şi primul magazin Tesla în România, situat în Promenada Mall, Calea Floreasca 246B, Sector 1, Bucureşti. Termenul de livrare afişat pentru Model 3 este septembrie anul acesta iar pentru Model S şi Model X Q1 2022....
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[EN] Tesla superchargers in România are about to be opened
After years of waiting for Tesla owners in România, we finally have a great news: Tesla is preparing to open first supercharging station in the country. The first Tesla Superchargers in România are located in Timişoara, in the parking of Continental hotel, half and hour of highway (~15 km). There are 6 stalls all with a maximum charging power of 250 kW each and this will be the fastest charging stations in the country. Total power available for the location is 500 kW so this will probably be shared by all stalls....
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[EN] World Wide Rally For Freedom - 20.03.2021 - #We Will All Be There
Today I will tell you about a movement that is already covering more than 40 countries in preparation for World Wide Rally For Freedom. You know, freedom, that thing we had before lockdowns and quarantine for a so deadly virus that has a survival rate bigger than 90% and depending on your age bigger then 99.99% based on real data not estimations or false predictions. On 20th of March in more than 40 countries people of all ages, races, religions, political orientations will stand together and send a clear messages to those behind the scamdemic: We the people want our freedoms back....
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[EN] 50.000 km with an electric car and no battery replace
In this two and a half years I drove the car mostly on short trips but also in a few long trips and I kept a detailed information document with all the charges done, time required for charge, stations where I charged, data from CanZE regarding State of Health (SOH), main battery start temperature and probably the most important an estimation regarding the source of the energy. In Romania we have the possibility to see on the transport operator site the state of the grid on any given time and also for any given interval the source of the energy. I consumed 9565 kWh to travel 50.000 km and if I had charged only at home, the cost for energy used (9565 kWh) will be about 1000 €....
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[RO] PZU 2021 sau cum mai distrugem niște investiții în energie verde
Operatorul pieței de energie din România OPCOM a publicat un anunț care afectează toți prosumatorilor din România. Prețul mediu ponderat pentru ziua următoare calculat pentru anul anterior a scăzut la 196,56 RON/MWh de la 251,21 RON/MWh cât a fost pentru anul 2020. Asta înseamnă că în anul 2021 vom fi plătiți cu 0,196 RON/kWh pentru energia pe care o vom injecta în rețea, asta în condițiile în care prețul pe care noi îl plătim pentru energia consumată este în creştere iar de anul acesta se liberalizează piața de energie iar prețurile evident vor începe să crească iar prima metodă...
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Articles published in 2020



[EN] Smart Mobility Cluj 2020
Last year we had the first edition of Smart Mobility event in Cluj and due to the courage and perseverance of a very small group of people, this year on 4 of october we had the second edition. A very special edition, with a lot of newcomers and also with local companies and people that have a real passion for electromobility....
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[RO] Prosumator în România, controlul 2.0
Ca de obicei, concluziile le trageți voi singuri, de reținut căContoarele ITRON SL 7000 nu pot fi utilizate la măsurarea energiei electrice active destinate utilizării casnice, utilizării comerciale şi utilizării în industria uşoară. în cazul în care aveți un astfel de contor montat la locul vostru de consum, vă recomand să vă adresați distribuitorului şi să solicitați schimbarea lui şi recalcularea facturilor pentru perioada cât acesta a fost montat la voi. Astfel de contoare au fost montate preponderent la companii, prosumatori şi în locurile în care există obligativitatea integrării în sistemul...
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[EN] Junk category added and the first winner is: Renault
Don't get me wrong, this is not a hate article about Renault, is just my experience after over more than two years with their very poor services over all and I will also try to tell you a few things that you normally do not find out until you actually buy a car from them. First issue started soon after I both the car when I realised that I cannot use Renault ZE Services with my car because they do not know how to activate them in România. Don't think is racket science or is requiring any special training or years of experience. All the hardware was there and I'm talking about activating only two software options: My ZE Connect and My ZE Interactive....
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[RO] Cum să devii prosumator
Conform ordinului ANRE 69/2020 există mai multe cazuri în care poți solicita certificarea calității de prosumator distribuitorului de energie electrică din zona ta: 1. Loc de consum şi producere nou unde ai o instalație de producere a energiei electrice din surse regenerabile 2. Loc de consum existent la care ai adăugat o instalație de producere a energiei electrice din surse regenerabile - fără a se depăşi puterea aprobată pentru consum 3. Loc de consum existent la care ai adăugat o instalație de producere a energiei electrice din surse regenerabile - unde se depăşeşte puterea aprobată pentru consum 4. Certificarea calității...
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[RO] Sunt Prosumator
De astăzi însă este cât se poate de oficial, sunt prosumator adică pot vinde legal, în România (țara aceea unde toate lucrurile simple sunt complicate inutil de incompetență) surplusul produs de instalația mea de producere a energiei electrice din panouri fotovoltaice. Pentru a obține acest statut au fost nevoi de 9 luni şi: - Două întâlniri cu personalul operatorului de distribuție - Sute de pagini de sesizări - Două ATR-uri emise gratuit (au returnat singurei toți banii încasați) când nu trebuia emis nici măcar unul (ATR 1, ATR 2) - O decizie ANRE favorabilă (Decizie 92/2020) - Un control ANRE şi evident o...
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[RO] Prosumator în România, controlul
De obicei când pleci de la premisa de a face rău lucrurile nu se pot termina bine. Aşa şi în cazul SDEE Transilvania Nord care de anul trecut din octombrie a decis să îmi interzică abuziv accesul la rețeaua electrică a României ca prosumator. După lupte de tranşee, două maculaturi de ATR-uri, o decizie ANRE favorabilă dar nerespectată de SDEE Transilvania Nord, astăzi am primit şi decizia Direcției Generale de Control ANRE....
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[EN] Let's talk about: Basic understanding of electric car
Today I will start a new series of articles intended to provide you with all the relevant info necessary to make important decisions that hopefully will change your life in better and help us reduce the pollution and someday into the future even breathe safe on the streets. If you are driving for a while probably you are familiar with notions like gas, diesel, petrol engine or internal combustion engine (ICE), HP or horse power (even today we are still using this archaic term). When you switch to an electric car all this terms and many others are useless and my advice to you is to completely forget about them and not try to thing about electric cars in terms of fossils because in electric cars world there are no gas pumps, liters of fuel, gearbox,...
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[EN] My first MWh of 100% renewable clean energy
You can say is a very good production considering that system was commissioned in September 2019 and it was winter time in România, but I can assure you that this is not the case and my first MWh of energy should have been produced long time ago. According to PVWatts calculator, my system should have been produced between November 2019 and March 2020 around 1.4MWh and in reality I have only produced 639kWh and the amount of solar radiation was far more than predicted by statistical data. At this point my system can produce around 35 - 40kWh per day and do to double plus bad cold I have a production excess of more then 20kWh each day and I cannot feed in this energy to the grid do to complete incompetence, lack of understanding of law and...
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[EN] Tesla has started producing MEDICAL VENTILATORS
We know that Tesla and especially Elon Musk has dedicated his knowledge and resources to start producing medical ventilators for the patients affected by the COVID 19. It seems that they have started the production and are willing to support all the costs including shipping, to all worldwide locations where Tesla is activating....
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[RO] Prosumator în România, faza: Intimidare
După multe discuții cu personalul operatorului de distribuție SDEE Transilvania Nord, atât în persoana cât şi pe mail, am primit astăzi următoarea notificare. Nu pot să nu remarc că această notificare vine după ce SDEE Transilvania Nord a emis în cazul meu un nou ATR, după expirarea termenului legal de 10 zile conform deciziei ANRE 92/2020, ATR ce conține în mare parte aceleaşi nereguli ca ATR-ul vechi, puțin reformulate şi după ce am tot formulat sesizări, reclamații şi nu am primit nici măcar numere de înregistrare conform legii nici de la SDEE Transilvania Nord, nici de la ANRE....
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[EN] My Solar energy production live
My Solar energy production live...
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[RO] Prosumator în România
Anul trecut am instalat un sistem de producere a energiei electrice din panouri fotovoltaice cu o putere instalată de 5kW în ideea că vom consuma cât se poate de multă energie din producție proprie, vom alimenta maşina de la soare iar surplusul îl vom injecta în rețea acoperind astfel măcar o parte din consumul de peste noapte, evident după dobândirea calității de prosumator. Despre calitatea de prosumator, despre cât de complicat a fost să facem lucrurile simple şi mai ales despre comunismul din cadrul unei societăți de distribuție a energiei electrice urmează să vă povestesc în cele ce urmează. Va fi un articol lung,...
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Articles published in 2019



[EN] How a grid operator in România is making you pay for the electricity you never consumed
I have not publish anything lately and a lot of things happened from getting a photovoltaic energy production system connected to a new three phase line, to making more than 4000 km with my Zoe in one month. But today I want to tell you about an energy theft, a theft that is affecting many people in România and possibly also in other countries in Europe. Is that kind of theft that is very hard to discover and extremely difficult to prove and took me a lot of time and a lot of discussions with people way smarter than me, to understand how is this possible and why nobody is actually doing anything to stop this kind of abusive behavior. In România, as in many other countries, for the electricity you have a grid operator, that is responsible...
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[EN] Hybrid car, another way to sell internal combustion engines
Warning: If you are still believing in fairy tales, clean diesel or that an electrical vehicle will let you stranded in the middle of the road because is electrical and cannot be trusted, with great sadness I need to inform you that this article is not for you and it will be better if you do not read the following lines. If you decide to disregard my warning and read this article, please note that you do this on your own risk and I should not be responsible for any damage that may come to your brain, personality or buying habits....
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[EN] Tesla Model 3 in România
Normally I do not cover news, for this we have sites like CleanTechnica and others that you can find in the News section, but in this case, this news is too important for me at least. According to Tesla Twitter account, they have opened today the configurator for Model 3 in the following countries: Poland, Hungary, România and Slovenia. This is a move long expected by EV communities and after so many tweets to Elon and years of waiting Tesla Model 3 is finally here and orders can be placed directly from East Europe....
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[EN] Smart Mobility Cluj 2019
The world is changing and events that are a normal part of everyday life in other parts of Europe, are starting to take place also in the countries that unfortunately are not so electrified as it should. In this case, I'm talking about first edition of Smart Mobility Cluj. And what can be smarter about mobility than electromobility....
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[EN] Tesla community România - First 2019 meeting
A few days ago, between 7 and 9 of June, Tesla community România had a meeting at Rânca in Târgu Jiu. Please find below a few pictures with the most beautiful cars registered in România....
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[EN] Zoe - First annual check - 67€
One year ago I had my first EV experience, not with a Zoe but with a Nissan Leaf 40kWh version. A few weeks after I could not resist anymore driving a fossil and we bought Zoe, our first electric car. This being said, almost one year has passed and it was time for annual technical revision. Normally in order to perform this revision the dealership need to have the ZE certification from Renault and this as far as I know costs a lot of money and most dealers at least in Romania do not have this certification yet. I was lucky because it seems that the first revision can be performed by any Renault dealer, or at least this is what I understood....
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[EN] First Romanian EV Owners Meeting
Last weekend, on 11th of May, I had the pleasure to participate at first Romanian EV owners meeting. Until now, the EV community in Romania was mostly discussing online about steps and action to be taken to increase the EV adoption and now we managed to also do the first steps in becoming a community and most important in having a real voice in our incredible corrupted and polluted society. At this first meeting, attended EV owners from all around Romania, from Bucharest, Cluj, Timisoara, Vaslui, and from many other great places, mostly normal people. There were no sponsors and everyone paid for their trip and expenses, and despite our acute lack of highways, we managed to arrive on time and in total, there were about 40 electrical cars present....
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[EN] The Master Plan or how to switch Europe to EVs by 2030 - Part II
The right to breathe and necessary law changes Today we have the Universal Declaration of Human Right, but this is not including one of the fundamental rights to a human being: The right to breathe. There is the right to life, but how can a human live if he cannot breathe? Based on this right, every human being should be entitled to require the local authorities, state and ultimately the European Union to take immediate action against those that poison our air. Based on this right every human that has already done his part and is driving a zero-pollution car (100% electrically powered car) can ask that action should be taken against those that pollute excessively. Also based on this right, there should be a legal requirement that an EV should...
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[EN] The Master Plan or how to switch Europe to EVs by 2030 - Part I
There are many people who are telling you that is not possible for all of us to switch to electrical cars, that the grid will not be able to support the power consumption, that we cannot generate enough power for all the cars, that we will replace ICE with coal, but in my opinion this are just excuses to not do the right thing. So, lets see some solutions because there is an army of people that invent excuses every day....
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[EN] Welcome to EV Club
Guess what, the world is changing and what you thought "normal" a few years ago now is another thing of the past, our fossil past. I say this regardless that the media is not telling you the truth and the classic automakers are stacked in their little fossil world and the vast majority of them are unable to adapt and offer valuable products for their customers. Instead of building better products, classic automakers are using media to sell their fossils designed in the `80s or `90s at best and with each day passing by, they are missing the change and are one day closer to their end on our expense. On one side, we have our kids that skip school and protest against climate change inaction and on the other side, we have media that is spreading...
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