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Renault’s ‘smart island’ runs on wind power and recycled batteries
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Renault’s ‘smart island’ runs on wind power and recycled batteries

Unlike Tesla's massive Powerpack installation, the Renault project is more of a community endeavor on the small (16 square mile) and sparsely populated (5,483 inhabitants), tourism-oriented island. It will unroll in three phases: In the first, 20 fortunate Porto Santo volunteers will get 14 Zoes and six Kango Z.E. utility vans to use every day.…