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Tesla Enters Dubai (As We Scooped Last Month), Dubai’s Road & Transport Authority Agrees To Purchase 200 Vehicles For Use As Taxis (Wow!)

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February 20th, 2017 by James AyreIn January, one month ahead of time, we got the scoop on Tesla entering the UAE this month. We also heard that the vice ruler ...

India’s Solar Module Production Capacity Tops 5 Gigawatts

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February 15th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. India’s solar module production has crossed 5,000 megawatts according to the latest information shared by manufacturers with the Ministry of New ...

Why The US Army, Navy, & Military Veterans Love Solar Power & Electric Vehicles

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February 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Donald Trump says he wants to create American jobs, but he is cool to the idea of renewable energy, which ...

Bollinger Motors Aims To Develop & Release All-Electric On- & Off-Road Sport Utility Truck

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February 15th, 2017 by James AyreA new Hobart, New York–based startup by the name of Bollinger Motors is working to develop and release what it claims will be the “world’s ...

2017 Could Be A Tipping Point For Corporate Wind & Solar Deals In Australia

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February 17th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath Contracting for renewable energy development by big corporate energy users – as a way to keep a lid ...

New Research On “Ice Age Paradox” Suggests Sea Levels Will Rise More (& Faster) Than Current Models Predict

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February 21st, 2017 by James AyreNew research on the behavior of the Laurentide ice sheet that once covered a great deal of North America — long something of a puzzle ...

If White House Destroys The State (As Desired), What Does That Mean For Solar, Wind, & Electric Cars?

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February 19th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanAs noted in an article earlier today, Steve Bannon reportedly said in 2013: “Lenin wanted to destroy the state, and that’s my goal too. I ...

Mike Thornhill: “We need to inspire future generations to want to work within renewable energy and cleantech.”

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February 19th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 25: Mike Thornhill CleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews twice a week. The Beam magazine takes a ...

Smart Cars Going 100% Electric In USA!

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February 15th, 2017 by James AyreDaimler’s popular Smart brand will be moving away from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in the US and Canada in the coming years — completely ...

Urea May Be Key To Affordable Grid-Scale Batteries

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February 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Storing electrical energy made from renewable sources like wind and solar power is the key to making renewables cheaper than ...

GM, Lyft, & Toyota Pushing For National Self-Driving Vehicle Regulation Standardization

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February 19th, 2017 by James AyreWe reported recently on the news that Toyota, GM, Lyft, and others would be providing testimony to the US House Energy and Commerce Committee on ...

EnBW Hohe See 500 MW Offshore Wind Farm To Proceed With Siemens & Enbridge

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February 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe 497 megawatt EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm off the coast of Germany is set to proceed following Canadian energy infrastructure company Enbridge’s ...

Hanna Yanchuk: “In developing countries, the growth of the EV market is coming from the people, from the civil society.”

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February 16th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 24: Hanna Yanchuk CleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews twice a week. The Beam magazine takes a ...

Opel Ampera-e’s Official NEDC Range Is 520 Kilometers Per Full Charge

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February 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe Opel Ampera-e, the European rebranding of the Chevy Bolt EV, has now entered production and been granted its official range rating from the NEDC ...

LG Chem To Expand Battery Cell Manufacturing In US & China

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February 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe South Korean battery cell manufacturing firm LG Chem will be further expanding its manufacturing capacity in the US and China, despite the presence of ...

New Interactive Tool Shows ‘The Evolution Of Wind Power’ Around The World

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A new interactive web tool created between the Global Wind Energy Council and renewable energy software company Greenbyte allows users to witness The Evolution of Wind Power between 1981 and ...

$1.8 Billion Of India’s Coal Tax Invested In Renewable Energy So Far

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February 21st, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraRenewable energy has been the largest beneficiary of the coal tax tax revenue collected in India over the last seven years. The Ministry of Finance ...

Climate Crisis Is Causing A Global Health Emergency

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February 16th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. By Al Gore Today we face a challenging political climate, but the climate crisis shouldn’t be political. It ...

IKEA Growroom Is A DIY Sustainable Garden For City Dwellers

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February 20th, 2017 by Steve Hanley:Last week, IKEA released the plans for its latest innovation, The Growroom, a spherical multi-level garden that can grow enough food for an entire neighborhood.

Oklahoma Is Sweltering In February

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February 16th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton The state that gave us Scott Pruitt and James Inhofe just saw temperatures near 100º in the ...

IIHS Ratings For 2017 Chevy Volt & 2017 Toyota Prius Prime In Top Category, Tesla Model S Working On It (Videos)

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February 20th, 2017 by James AyreAs you may have heard by now, the 2016 Tesla Model S wasn’t chosen by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as a “Top ...

SunPower Misses Q4 Earnings & Reports Net Loss, Investors Remain Confident

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February 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe number two US solar PV manufacturer SunPower reported its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2016 this week, reporting a larger ...

Mobileye Collision Avoidance Tech Installed In 4,500 “Rideshare” Vehicles In New York City

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February 20th, 2017 by James AyreThe prominent self-driving vehicle technology firm Mobileye has now finished the installation of collision avoidance technology in around 4,500 “rideshare” service vehicles in New York ...

Et Tu, Arizona? Red State Solar Cell Researchers Team Up With Blue State

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February 19th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThe old saying goes that all politics is local, but solar energy researchers at Arizona State University are upending the conservative political profile of their ...

Developing Countries Emerge As Sustainable Energy Leaders, But Sub-Saharan Africa Lags Well Behind

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February 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA number of developing countries have been identified as leaders in sustainable energy, according to a new analysis by the World Bank, but there ...

Iberdrola Completes Installation Of First Turbine At 350 Megawatt Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

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February 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillSpanish electric utility Iberdrola announced it has completed the installation of the first of 70 5-megawatt wind turbines at the 350 megawatt (MW) Wikinger ...

Video: The Coming of Energy Democracy

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February 17th, 2017 by John FarrellOriginally published at ilsr.org.On June 17, John Farrell delivered a keynote address to the annual Midwest Energy Fair in Custer, Wisconsin. In this presentation, John ...

Panasonic, Younicos, & Xcel Energy Form Denver Public/Private Microgrid Partnership

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February 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Spurred by state mandated renewable energy goals, Panasonic, Xcel Energy, and Younicos have formed a public/private partnership with the city ...

Childhood Leukemia And Oil & Gas Development Strongly Associated, Research Finds

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February 20th, 2017 by James AyreThere’s a strong association between the diagnosis of acute lymphocytic leukemia amongst children and levels of nearby oil and natural gas development, new research from ...

Investment Vital To Unlocking Africa’s Untapped Renewable Energy Potential

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February 17th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe need to unlock affordable and clean energy across Africa remains a major concern, with vast renewable energy resources available but untapped, and millions ...

Record Wind & Solar Keep The Lights On In NSW As Coal & Gas Went Missing

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February 17th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Oh, the irony. NSW is one of the most coal-dependent states in Australia, with renewable energy contributing less than 10 per ...

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric To Start At $30,335

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February 15th, 2017 by James AyrePricing information for the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric has now been released. The model will come in at the fairly low price of $30,335. The ...

Petition Pushes Ford CEO Mark Fields To Wake Up, Act Morally

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February 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Gas2 has been administering a well deserved drubbing to Ford CEO Mark Fields for the way he has crawled into bed ...

Conservatives Should Love & Demand These

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February 17th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanCertain politicians and businesses have found that it’s worthwhile to politicize energy matters. Unfortunately, that does a huge disservice to the people. As it turns ...

EV Advocacy & More Efficient Driving Via Uber & Lyft

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February 17th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanEditor’s Note: Cynthia has just begun driving for Lyft and has been driving for Uber for 5 months. She is writing a series of articles ...

Tesla vs Uber

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February 19th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanNo doubt about it — associating with Donald Trump is a dangerous thing for any cleantech company to do. A weaker brand could be demolished ...