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Connie Hedegaard: “I wish that European institutions would focus more on climate and environmental questions to show the value of the EU to EU citizens.”

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March 26th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 30: Connie Hedegaard CleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews and opinion pieces twice a week. The Beam ...

NTPC Limited Announces Fresh 750 Megawatt Solar Tender For India’s Largest Solar Park

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March 23rd, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. India’s largest power producer, NTPC Limited, has launched a fresh tender for the country’s largest solar power park. NTPC Limited is ...

Disney’s Epcot Center & Tesla: A Second Encounter

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March 29th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on TeslaMondo. Looks like Disney’s next Cars flick will have some EV/hybrid characters, including a Model S-alike. Here’s some fun speculation about how ...

Tesla Wins Battery Innovator Of The Year (#CleanTechnica Original)

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March 23rd, 2017 by Matt PressmanWith over 800 battery industry insiders in attendance, the International Battery Seminar featured Kurt Kelty, Senior Director of Battery Technology at Tesla, as its keynote ...

Fossil Fuel Electricity Generators May Be A Threat To Grid Security

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March 28th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. New standards are to be imposed on all new generation in South Australia as regulatory authorities scramble to ensure that the ...

New North Sea Wind Power Hub Could Supply 70-100 Million People With Renewable Energy By 2050

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March 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThree European transmission system operators have signed a trilateral agreement this week that intends to develop a large renewable European electricity system in the ...

Homeward Bound: 76 Women On A Glacier, Changing The World

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March 29th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Molly Taft “We’re going to keep fighting to ensure climate progress is made.” Heidi Steltzer’s job, as she puts ...

We Can’t Wait To Take Climate Action. Here’s Why

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. When it comes to our changing climate, if we fail to reduce the fossil fuel emissions that are ...

Tesla CEO Says No Instrument Cluster OR HUD In Model 3

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March 29th, 2017 by James AyreTesla CEO Elon Musk recently had an interesting exchange on Twitter concerning the Model 3 that seems worth highlighting here. After a pleading request from ...

Los Angeles International Airport Now Has Zero-Emissions Utility Shuttle (ZEUS) Buses From WallyPark’s Lots

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March 26th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanWhen I notice a large city vehicle that is fully electric or a utility truck that is electric or even a hybrid, I breathe a ...

Indian State Uttarakhand Orders The Ganges & The Yamuna Be Granted Legal Status Of Human Beings

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreIn an interesting move, a court in the state of Uttarakhand in India has ordered that the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers be granted the ...

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Following Accident In Arizona (Other Vehicle’s Driver At Fault)

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March 26th, 2017 by James AyreUber has temporarily suspended its self-driving vehicle testing following an accident in Tempe, Arizona, according to recent reports. To be clear, though, Uber’s self-driving Volvo ...

Kia & Hyundai Collaborating On Fully Electric Car Chassis

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March 30th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Speaking to reporters prior to an upcoming auto show in Korea, Lee Ki-sang, head of green car operations for Hyundai and ...

Yet Another Big Oil Company Quits Canadian Tar Sands Oil, Or Not

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March 30th, 2017 by Tina CaseyIt looks like the long honeymoon with the world’s most notorious “carbon bomb” is winding down. ConocoPhillips has just announced that it will join a ...

Ohio Wind Energy Promised Power, Light & Knowledge, But No More

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March 28th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Emily Sanders Students face setbacks as schools lose revenue from wind power. Superintendent Ken Amstutz dreamed of propelling his ...

Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

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March 27th, 2017 by George HarveyReprinted from Green Energy Times One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the ...

Guangzhou, New York, & Vancouver Are Making Climate Solutions A Reality

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March 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. The climate crisis is a problem caused by humans that can be solved by humans. These three cities ...

Meet the Folding Transboard e-Scooter With Three Wheels

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March 29th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartWhile electric vehicles (EV) with four wheels take center stage, we’ve also covered a few electric bicycles (e-bikes) that caught our attention. So how about ...

More Than Ever, We Need A Strong EPA

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. With the EPA’s essential work under serious threat, we thought the time was right to revisit the landmark ...

Automakers & EV Charging Companies Stand To Benefit From Each Other’s Investments

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March 27th, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Dave Schembri, CEO of EVgo With Tesla’s Model 3, the new 230-plus range Chevy Bolt, the extended range Nissan LEAF, BMW i Series and ...

Tesla Solar Roof Orders Starting In April (#ElonTweets)

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March 25th, 2017 by James AyreTesla’s various solar roof products will become available for order for the first time starting in April, CEO Elon Musk revealed in a tweet yesterday.

BMW i3 Gets Dirty As Professional Rally Racer Runs It Through The Paces

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March 25th, 2017 by Kyle FieldProfessional rally driver Rauno Aaltonen of Aaltonen Motor Sport took his BMW i3 away from the safety of asphalt roads and onto an off-road rally ...

Canadian Solar Feeling Bite Of Falling Solar Prices

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March 23rd, 2017 by Joshua S HillCanadian Solar published its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results this week, and despite impressive and record-high shipment figures, the company finished the ...

How To Make Attending A Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training A Reality

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March 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. A recently trained Climate Reality Leader offers tips on fundraising, networking, and taking action to get the most ...

Another Tipping Point For Coal: Big Oil Eyeballs Big Wind

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March 26th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThe cost of wind power has been sinking like a stone, and it looks like you ain’t seen nothing yet. Several major oil companies have ...

South Australia Unveils New Energy Plan In Bid To End Blackouts

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March 24th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Conversation. By Hugh Saddler, Honorary Associate Professor, Centre for Climate Economics and Policy, Australian National University South Australia’s government has unveiled ...

9 Personal Flying Vehicles

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March 24th, 2017 by The BeamHave you ever dreamt of “driving” a flying car just like in Back to the Future? Well, this might happen in real life sooner than ...

China-Based Chery Files Trademark Complaint Over Mercedes “EQ” Name

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March 30th, 2017 by James AyreThe China-based auto manufacturer Chery Automobile Company has filed a complaint with the local trademark regulator pertaining to the use of the “EQ” name by ...

Pvilion Is Working Toward Solar Everything

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March 29th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Owen Agnew Solar power used to mean large, heavy panels mounted on a roof or spread across a field.

Tesla Easter Egg Unlocks Touchscreen Sketchpad

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March 30th, 2017 by James AyreTesla’s latest software update brought with it a number of new features, including Summon for Hardware 2.0 vehicles … and a new Easter Egg. This ...

Global Renewable Energy Capacity Increased 161 GW In Record 2016, Says IRENA

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March 30th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNew data published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency shows that global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 gigawatts in 2016, a ...

Škoda Fully Electric “SUV” Headed To Shanghai Auto Show

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March 30th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Skoda is not on America’s radar screen. It’s just another one of those weird European brands like Peugeot, SEAT, and Citroen ...

Red Cross Develops Innovative Mechanism To Predict & Prepare For Flood Risks

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has revealed a new and innovative mechanism which will help at-risk communities predict and prepare for flood ...

JD Power: Tesla Model 3 Buyers To Be Less Forgiving Of (Potential) Quality Issues Than Model S & Model S Buyers

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March 23rd, 2017 by James AyreA new report from JD Power — Tesla: Beyond the Hype — argues that Tesla Model 3 buyers will be much less forgiving of (potential) ...

Tesla Model 3 Release Candidate In Action (Video)

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreTesla CEO Elon Musk has posted a short video of what may well be the production version of the Model 3 … in action. The ...

Renault Zoe Leaves The Competition In The Dust In Europe (Europe February Electric Car Sales)

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March 29th, 2017 by Jose PontesThe European electric car market had over 16,000 registrations last month, up 20% over February 2016, with YTD numbers up 38% year over year (YoY).