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Researchers Use Nanotubes To Change Color Of Solar Panels

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August 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyShould color stand in the way of more widespread adoption of solar panels? Theoretically, the answer is, “Of course not.” Generating electricity from sunshine is ...

Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit: Upping Their Game For The 2nd Edition, October 2017

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August 17th, 2017 by Sponsored ContentBy Marielle Fraize Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit is an international urban mobility event happening in Paris, October 19–21. After the success of its ...

Colorado Co-Op To Develop Country’s Largest Low-Income Community Solar Project

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August 14th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA partnership between the Colorado Energy Office, GRID Alternatives, and the Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association will work to develop the United States’ largest ...

Artificial Intelligence More Dangerous Than North Korea, Elon Musk Tweets

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August 14th, 2017 by Steve HanleyWe would expect Elon Musk to be a champion of artificial intelligence. After all, it is the cornerstone of the autonomous driving system known as ...

Tesla Shuttle To Attempt World Record In Electric Driving Distance (#Electrifying Webinar)

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August 16th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanImage by Tesla Shuttle This coming weekend, Tomasz Gać, Jakub Stechly, and I are going to attempt to break the world record for miles driven ...

Plastics, Be Gone! Costa Rica To Enact A Plastics Ban

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August 15th, 2017 by Carolyn FortunaSoon plastic waste will no longer clog up Costa Rica’s landfills, as that country has announced it will embark on a single-use plastics ban by ...

European Union To Link Emissions Trading System With Switzerland

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August 17th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe European Union has announced that it will link its emissions trading system with Switzerland’s own system, following a decision made by the European ...

Global Warming Will Be Good For Humanity

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August 16th, 2017 by Michael BarnardA set of questions tends to circle around human-caused global warming and climate change. Will it be bad for us? Won’t it be good for ...

Nuance vs Simple Messages

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August 17th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanWe’re in the business of communications here at CleanTechnica. We have to constantly consider how to communicate in a useful, interesting, and clear way. One ...

Simplifying EVs

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August 13th, 2017 by The BeamThe global race to cater to the growing electric car market is intensifying every day. All of the major car manufacturers are now pushing in ...

Driving A Tesla Model S From Zurich To Kazakhstan & Back (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

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August 13th, 2017 by Steve HanleyHere’s the dilemma: You live in Zürich and want to go to the Expo 2017 in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. But you plan to ...

Energy Democracy In 4 Powerful Steps

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August 14th, 2017 by John FarrellOriginally published on ilsr.org. There’s no question that the energy system is undergoing change. One need look no further than the 1 million solar rooftops ...

How Efficient Will Solar PV Be In The Future? 10-Year Predictions For The Industry

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August 15th, 2017 by Ricky DunbarIf you were to walk into a solar store and purchase some of their best-selling PV panels, it is likely that their solar irradiance-to-electricity conversion ...

Watch The Planet Breathe

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August 17th, 2017 by The BeamIt seems to confound logic – despite CO₂ emissions from fossil fuels and industry remaining at a constant level, the concentration of CO₂ in the ...

Smogathon 2017 Global Competition For Smog-Fighting Innovations

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August 13th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanWe live on a planet beset by air pollution. We also live in a world rich in creative, innovative minds. Here is a chance for ...

This Containerized Solution Brings Clean Water & Solar Power To Remote Areas

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August 17th, 2017 by Derek MarkhamGetting electricity and clean water to remote villages and off-grid locations can make a huge difference in the lives of those who live there, but ...

12-Step Climate Change & Global Warming Action Plan For India

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August 16th, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Darshan Goswami, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Clean air and a livable climate are inalienable human rights. And solving this crisis is not a question of ...

Evangelical Christians & Climate Change (#GreenSunday)

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August 13th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThe most important question confronting humanity at this moment is climate change. Greenland is on fire. Daytime temperatures in some states are so hot that ...

UK Government Spent 2X More On Fossil Fuels Than Renewable Energy Overseas

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August 14th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe UK Government spent more than double in supporting fossil fuels in developing countries than it did supporting renewable energy in developing countries, according ...

Europe Must Triple Offshore Wind Growth Rate To Bring Paris Goals Within Reach

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August 14th, 2017 by Joshua S HillIf Europe is to fall in line with the Paris Climate Agreement intention of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, the region ...

Germany’s Angela Merkel Looks To Electrification As Future Of German Auto Industry

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August 15th, 2017 by Kyle FieldGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is cranking up the pressure on the German auto industry as it seeks to reorganize coming out of the diesel emissions ...

“Next Generation” Hyundai Fuel Cell SUV Unveiled In Korea

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August 17th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about an upcoming fuel cell–powered SUV from Hyundai was first published on Gas2. Hyundai introduced what will be its next fuel cell–powered car ...

64 Million Tons Of CO2-Equivalent Emissions A Year In US From Meat-Eating Domestic Dogs & Cats, Research Finds (#GreenSunday)

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August 13th, 2017 by James AyreEditor’s Note: Upon special requests to bend the focus of CleanTechnica a little bit, on this Sunday (#GreenSunday) we’re publishing some green-focused stories that … ...

Tesla Takes Tiny House On Tour To Tout Rooftop Solar & Energy Storage In Australia

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August 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyElectricity from sunlight makes economic sense in Australia, in part because the cost of electricity in that sun-splashed country is sky high. Tesla’s overall plan ...

Millennials Are Driving Global Sustainable Investment

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August 17th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA new investor survey conducted by leading global financial services company Morgan Stanley has revealed that three-quarters of investors and 86% of Millennial investors ...

Vestas Wind Systems Reports Lackluster Second Quarter, Shares Tumble

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August 17th, 2017 by Joshua S HillDanish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S reported a lackluster second quarter financial earnings this week, with revenue, earnings, and free cash flow ...

Ford Teams With DHL To Manufacture Electric Trucks In Germany

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August 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis article about electric trucks was first published on Gas2. Is Ford of Europe really part of the Ford Motor Company? The two seem to ...

Morgan Stanley Predicts Market For Grid Storage Will Explode In Next 3 Years

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August 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyA new report authored by Stephen Byrd, a utility and cleantech analyst at Morgan Stanley, and Adam Jonas, its auto analyst, shows that they are ...

UK Care Home Gets Solar + Storage, Part of “Grey Fleet to Green Fleet” Project

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August 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyFounded in 2013, Wattstor is dedicated to providing energy storage products to commercial and residential customers in the UK. Unlike companies like Tesla that offer ...

The Toyota Prius Prime Hints At The Electric Future Of Toyota (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

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August 13th, 2017 by Kyle FieldAs the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime rolled up, I was skeptical. I had owned a Prius for 6 years, and this was just a newer ...

First Solar Awarded 241 MW Contract In Australia, Surpasses 500 MW In Module Orders

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August 15th, 2017 by Joshua S HillOne of the world’s leading thin-film solar module manufacturers, First Solar, has secured a contract to supply 241 MW worth of solar modules for ...

Investors Warn Asian Factory Farms Risk “Financial Food Poisoning”‘ of Global Food Supply Chain

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August 16th, 2017 by Andrea BertoliIndustrial animal agriculture is a hugely devastating industry for humans, for animals, and for the planet. Growing feedstock for animals means acres of rainforest are ...

EVs (Way) Cheaper Than Gasmobiles Thanks To Imaginative California Electricity Provider

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August 15th, 2017 by Tina CaseyDespite America’s obsession with gadgets, electricity sales have been flatlining. So, what’s a utility company to do? Sonoma Clean Power in California has hit upon ...

Electric Cars Not Coming Soon Say Major Industry Suppliers

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August 14th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about electric cars was first published by Gas2. We read it everywhere, from remarks by Elon Musk to predictions by industry observers — ...

Researchers Create New Passive Cooling Material That Uses No Energy Or Water

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August 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOkay, it sounds too good to be true. But researchers at the University of Colorado–Boulder claim they have invented a new passive cooling material that ...

BYD Song Is China’s Tesla Model Y (China Electric Car Sales Report)

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August 14th, 2017 by Jose PontesSome 44,700 new electric cars started zooming the Chinese streets last month, which made July the second best month ever for the segment. The electric ...