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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 ...

Waymo/Alphabet Working With Law Enforcement Agencies On Collision Protocols For Self-Driving Vehicle Crashes

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October 21st, 2017 by James AyreFollowing the extensive deployment of its self-driving vehicle test fleet in pilot testing programs around the US, Waymo/Alphabet (Google, more or less, for those who ...

China To Face Clean Energy Subsidy Problems Without Change Of Policy, Government Official Says

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreThere will be increasing problems in the coming years with regard to China meeting its clean energy subsidy obligations, unless changes are made to the ...

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 ...

Oxford To Become 1st City In UK To Ban Diesel & Petrol Cars From City Center

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreThe city of Oxford, England, will become the first in the UK to ban all diesel and petrol/gas-powered cars from its city center, if newly ...

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 ...

Study: Pregnant Women Exposed To Air Pollution Give Birth To Babies With “Aged” Cells

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyrePregnant women who are exposed to elevated levels of air pollution give birth to babies with increased signs of “aging” within their body cells, according ...

Tesla Model 3 Supercharging Costs

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October 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about the Tesla Model 3 was first published by Gas2. Originally, all Tesla owners were entitled to use the company’s Supercharger network of ...

Now Available With 200 kWh & 250 kWh Battery Packs

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreVolvo’s 7900 Electric bus is now available with battery packs as large as 250 kilowatt-hours (kWh) — greatly boosting the potential range and utility of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Victorian Government Passes 40% By 2025 Renewable Energy Target

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October 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia, has successfully passed through the State’s Legislative Council its ambitious renewable energy target of 25% renewable energy ...

Big EV Charging Infrastructure Deals Popping Up In India

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October 18th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraThe first step towards nationwide electric vehicle charging infrastructure in India was recently taken by the government when an agreement was signed between a Finland-based ...

Northvolt Announces New Partnership With 2 Municipalities In Sweden

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October 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe company developing an electric vehicle lithium-ion battery “gigafactory” in Sweden, Northvolt, has just announced the establishment of a new partnership with the municipalities of ...

Toray Opening New R&D Site In Europe Focused On “Environmentally Friendly” Vehicles

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October 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe automotive materials and parts supplier Toray Industries has announced that it will be opening a new research and development center in Europe — dubbed ...

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 ...

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 ...

Inaugural Island Renewable Energy Initiative Meeting Held In Maldives

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreThe inaugural meeting of the Island Renewable Energy Initiative (IRIE) was recently held in Malé, Maldives, in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) ...

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 ...

10 Myths & Criticisms Of Electric Cars Explored & Exploded

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October 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story concerning myths about electric cars was first published by Gas2. New ideas always make us nervous at first. Airplanes and automobiles were once ...

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 ...

Tesla Model S 85D Road Trip

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October 18th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanJakub Stechły and I are a little more than halfway (~9 hours) through our drive from Wrocław, Poland, to Paris, France. We’ve taken a few ...

ABB Plans 4,500 EV Charging Stations Across India

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October 18th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraABB has become one of the world’s leading EV charging station suppliers, and it is now leading the way into the compelling Indian market. The ...

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 ...

London Electric Taxis Now Performing Testing On London’s Streets

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October 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe final phase of the testing of LEVC’s electric black cab taxis has now begun in London — with 6 test vehicles now being put ...

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 ...

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 ...

Regreening The Earth Could Lower Carbon Levels As Much As Ending Use Of Fossil Fuels

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October 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThere’s a new study out spearheaded by The Nature Conservancy and published in the Proceedings Of The National Academy of Sciences which presents a series ...

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 ...

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 ...