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Vattenfall Begins Moving Forward On 1.8 Gigawatt Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm

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October 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillSwedish power company Vattenfall has announced it has begun moving forward on developing the mammoth 1.8 gigawatt Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm, which is ...

Renault Acquires 25% of Jedlix, Smart Charging Startup

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October 14th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanGroupe Renault is launching a new smartphone app, Z.E. Smart Charge, as part a fresh new partnership with Jedlix. Renault never slows down, and its ...

Local Politicians Throwing India Solar Power Plans Into Chaos

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October 17th, 2017 by Steve HanleyNever underestimate the power of small-minded people to totally disrupt a carefully thought out plan. India is taking bold steps to transition to a low-emissions ...

It’s Over: Oil Giant Shell Doubles Down On EV Charging Stations

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October 16th, 2017 by Tina CaseyLike the saying goes, it ain’t over ‘til it’s over — but it’s over. The reign of the conventional gas-powered is coming to a close ...

Earthbag Dome, Battery Storage From E-Waste, & Solar Power (#ZFEP Winner Bali Green School)

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October 15th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanAs I wrote one week ago, the Zayed Future Energy Prize (ZFEP) and the hundreds of cleantech and sustainability leaders it highlights offer an extremely ...

Panasonic Expecting To Launch Commercial Self-Driving Vehicle Products By 2022

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October 14th, 2017 by James AyrePanasonic Corporation execs are planning to launch the company’s autonomous driving system in commercial vehicles by as early as 2022, according to recent reports. The ...

Musk Is Only Somewhat Right That Tesla’s Solar & Storage Can Scale To Rebuild Puerto Rico’s Grid

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October 14th, 2017 by Michael BarnardPuerto Rico suffered devastating losses due to Hurricane Maria. Along with a long list of other challenges, the hurricane destroyed the island’s antiquated generation, transmission,

Climeworks Begins Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Extraction Tech Testing In Iceland

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October 16th, 2017 by James AyreThe Switzerland-based company Climeworks has now officially begun extracting carbon dioxide from the air in Iceland and sequestering it underground where it is expected to ...

eNow Shows Off Solar-Powered Zero-Emissions Rayfrigeration (Transport Refrigeration Unit)

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October 15th, 2017 by James AyreThe solar energy tech firm eNow recently unveiled its new solar-powered, zero-emissions, commercial-use Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU), dubbed “Rayfrigeration.” The product is meant to be ...

A Chat With Sunrun VP Of Grid Services About Residential Energy Storage

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October 15th, 2017 by Kyle FieldResidential energy storage has the potential to be one key solution for effectively integrating distributed renewables into the future electricity mix. It is already seeing ...

Electric Mobility In India: Fortum & NBCC To Develop EV Charging Infrastructure

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October 14th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanHelsinki-based clean energy company Fortum has announced timely and invigorating news for electric mobility expansion and the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure — across ...

Electric Sun Flyer 4 Goes From Two To Four Seats

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October 14th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartThe two-seat electric airplane Sun Flyer announced that it added a couple of seats, and we can’t believe we missed it! Adding two seats on ...

What Do You Think The Site C Dam Project Is Really About?

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October 13th, 2017 by Roy L HalesOriginally published on the ECOreport The fate of British Columbia’s largest, and arguably the most controversial,energy project is at stake. The last of the ...

Despite Clean Power Plan Rollback, Everybody Still Hates Coal (CT Exclusive Interview)

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October 16th, 2017 by Tina CaseyIf President Trump is serious about protecting US manufacturing jobs, he has a strange way of showing it. In just the past few days, his ...

New Nissan LEAF Coming Early In 2018, Reserve Now & Receive Special Gift (Nissan Pushing LEAF)

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October 17th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanIt’s that time of the year, and the offers are rolling in. The 2018 Nissan LEAF is decidedly different from what we have seen in ...

EV Charging, The Next Generation (#Electrifying Webinar

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October 14th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanIn this edition of our #Electrifying webinar series (which is free, as always), I’m talking with Peter Badik, co-founder and managing director of Central & ...

NewMotion EV Charging Network Acquired By Shell

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October 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about EV charging and Shell was first published by Gas2. Many years ago, when tobacco companies started to see the handwriting on the ...

United Nation’s Global Centres of Excellence in Building for North America

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October 13th, 2017 by Roy L HalesOriginally published on the ECOreport The United Nations endorsed Passive House as a global standard at the recent North American Passive House Network conference ...

Complete This 2 Minute CleanTechnica EV Charging Survey Today!

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October 15th, 2017 by Kyle FieldWe occasionally have the opportunity to pull together the collective insights of our readers for the greater good, to reverse the flow of information and ...

Siemens Gamesa Inaugurates First Blade Manufacturing Plant In Africa & The Middle East

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October 13th, 2017 by Joshua S HillSiemens Gamesa officially announced the first blade manufacturing plant in Africa and the Middle East this week with the inauguration of its new rotor ...

GTM Research Analyzes Impact Of Solar Tariff In 12 Charts

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October 17th, 2017 by Joshua S HillGTM Research has published a new report this week investigating the potential impact of introducing various levels of tariffs on the solar industry as ...

Mass Firings By Tesla Raise Questions About Management

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October 17th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Tesla firing hundreds of workers was first published by Gas2. Tesla fired hundreds of workers last week, in a move that is ...

Installed Energy Storage For Microgrids Through 2026 Worth Over $22 Billion

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October 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe installed capacity of energy storage for microgrids is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade, with nearly 15 gigawatts of new cumulative ...

2017: The UAE’s Year For An EV Charging Boom

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October 15th, 2017 by Sophie SandhamA lot can change in the UAE in a year: new neighbourhoods can spring up, road networks expand so quickly that Google maps is always ...

The Scooterboard Makes Riding A Portable Electric Vehicle Accessible, Finally

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October 15th, 2017 by Kyle FieldElectric skateboards are fun and definitely have a role to play in helping more adventurous travellers make better use of public transit systems as a ...

The UAE Has Become A Cleantech Hub, Because Leadership (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

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October 17th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanIt’s very easy to slam oil & gas giants for their role in global emissions and their hesitance to give up luxurious lifestyles and steady ...

$4.6 Billion In U.S. Oil Company Subsidies Per Year

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October 14th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanIn a new study of 800 undeveloped U.S. oil fields, researchers found that about half of the fields will never go into production … if ...

Tesla Sacks Several Hundred Employees

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October 14th, 2017 by James AyreAs part of a company-wide annual review, Tesla has fired around 400 employees — including supervisors, team leaders, and common associates — according to a ...

When Will Driverless Vehicles Really Arrive?

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October 15th, 2017 by Jesper BerggreenOriginally published on EV Obsession. A new report from PA Consulting with the title How Long Is The Road To Driverless Vehicles? Assessing how close ...

We Need To Learn From Wrestling. Yes. (Cleantech Talk #36)

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October 16th, 2017 by Matthew KlippensteinYou can listen to this episode and subscribe to Cleantech Talk on iTunes or Soundcloud. You can also listen via the embedded player above or ...

Zero Motorcycles Launches 2018 Lineup

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October 17th, 2017 by Susanna SchickOriginally published on Gas2. Today, Zero Motorcycles released its 2018 models. While they don’t look much different from the 2017s on the outside (except the ...

European Spending On Energy Efficient Building Technologies In 2026 To Near $112 Billion

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October 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillAlready a global leader in building sustainability legislation and initiatives, the European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 ...

Lancaster (California) Is “Solar Power Capital Of The Universe”

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October 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyLancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to ...

Is Saudi Aramco Going To Cancel International IPO Plans?

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October 15th, 2017 by James AyreAfter all of the hype, it appears that Saudi Aramco is now contemplating cancelling its plans for an international IPO. The IPO would be replaced ...

LeBron James Pitches For Driverless Cars, Intel Takes Risks With Media Campaign

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October 16th, 2017 by Carolyn FortunaLeBron James has added a new corporation to his already robust endorsement portfolio of Nike, Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre, Verizon, and Kia Motors. Welcome to ...

Hydrogen Isn’t For Cars But Still Might Have A Transportation Role

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October 15th, 2017 by Michael BarnardIn 2000 or so, it was possible to look into a hydrogen economy future in which the gas is powering everything around us. One of ...