Tesla Semi updates this week continued to pour in, signaling lots of speculation about the all-electric big rigs due in 2019.
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John Feddersen, head of Aurora Energy Research, says the electricity needed to recharge the Tesla Semi so it can haul a full load 500 miles would power 3,200 typical UK homes for one hour. Where is Tesla going to get that much energy at no more than 7 cents per KWh?
It was all Tesla, all the time this week in the news. If it wasn’t the Semi reveal, it was the J.B. Hunt truck order from Tesla, stories about Megachargers, or the return of the Roadster.
The Tesla Semi uses an 8 pin charging pin. Tesla says the Megacharger will add 400 miles of range in 30 minutes. If true, it will need over 1.5 megawatts of power to accomplish that task.