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Experts Conclude Shifting US Power Mix Does Not Endanger System Reliability

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June 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillTwo months after newly-minted US Energy Secretary Rick Perry sought answers about the reliability and market rules of the US electricity grid, a new ...

Pedestrians & Cyclists Add To Vancouver’s Downtown Businesses

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June 26th, 2017 by Roy L HalesOriginally published on the ECOreport. Contrary to what some urban business owners expected, the global shift to alternate transportation has not adversely effected their ...

Investing In The Future

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June 24th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanInvesting is sort of always kind of supposed to be about the future, right? The challenge that has faced many an investor is that the ...

June 27

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June 23rd, 2017 by Zachary ShahanIn a few days, CleanTechnica will be converging on Berlin for our next Cleantech Revolution Tour conference, will spend a couple of days in The ...

Is This Tesla’s Number One Fan?

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June 23rd, 2017 by Matt PressmanOriginally published on EV Annex. We get amazing photos and stories from Tesla fans all over the world. Whether it be rock stars, pro athletes,

The Beam Interview Series, Edition 38: Martin Baart Of Ecoligo

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June 25th, 2017 by The BeamCleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews and opinion pieces twice a week. The Beam magazine takes a modern perspective on the energy ...

Trump Administration May Remove Rule Forcing Electric Vehicles To Emit Noise At Low Speeds, + Rear-View Mirror Requirements

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June 25th, 2017 by James AyreThe Trump Administration’s ongoing push to review and possibly undo various regulations may lead to the undoing of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...

13 Volvo Electric Buses To Enter Service In Malmö

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June 26th, 2017 by Steve HanleyNobina, the public transportation operator in Malmö, Sweden, will add 13 new Volvo 7900 electric buses to its fleet by the end of 2017. The ...

New Tesla Model 3 Interior Video & Spy Shots

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June 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyEditor’s Note: Check in tomorrow for an announcement about a webinar series we’re about to launch! The first webinar (coming this week) will be titled ...

What Tesla Model 3 Buyers Need To Know (About EVs & Model 3)

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June 20th, 2017 by Kyle FieldThe good folks over at EV Annex have created a beautiful infographic that lays out the basics of the Tesla Model 3 for the masses ...

Onshore & Offshore Wind Improve Generation In Coldest-of-Cold Days

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June 19th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA new study published this month has concluded that wind turbines appear to work extra hard on the coldest-of-cold days, providing much-needed electricity during ...

Dynamic Growth In Sustainable Investments Driven By Greater Interest From Institutional Investors

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June 18th, 2017 by The BeamBy Swiss Sustainable Finance. Based on the Swiss Sustainable Investment Market Report 2017, the market saw a sharp hike of 39% compared to 2015, bringing ...

Houston Will Experience Increasingly Catastrophic Flooding Over The Coming Decades

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June 19th, 2017 by James AyreWhile Houston, Texas, is already regularly home to some of the worst flooding events that occur within the US, the reality is that, thanks to ...

US DOT: Driving (Miles) Up 1.5% In 2017 vs 2016

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June 21st, 2017 by James AyreDespite the need to vastly and rapidly curtail transportation sector carbon emissions if anthropogenic climate change is to be limited to any real degree, the ...

What Happens When The Oil Economy Collapses?

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June 17th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanThe question is simple and stark, but there will be a gradient of effects, and side-effects, and after-effects. As the oil economy collapses, the world ...

Aspen To Spend $7.5 Million On Electric Buses & Charging Stations

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June 19th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanColorado is sometimes at the forefront of policies to protect clean air and the environment. As part of that and its effort to bring good ...

The Beam #4 Coming In July

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June 27th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam is a tri-annual sustainability-focused print publication covering the energy transition and the race to a zero carbon economy. Does the name ring a ...

May 2017 Was 2nd Warmest May On Record, Behind Only May 2016

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June 20th, 2017 by James AyreMay 2017 was the second warmest (or hottest) May on record — in terms of global average surface temperatures. It was only a tenth of ...

Polestar Now An Electric Sports Car Company!

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June 21st, 2017 by Jo BorrásOriginally published on Gas2. Polestar has been making a name for itself on race tracks around the world by providing some of the closest and ...

5 Oil Majors Risk 30% Of Potential Investments On Unnecessary Projects In A 2⁰C World

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June 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillFive of the world’s six largest listed oil companies, including ExxonMobil and Shell, run the risk of wasting more than 30% of potential investment ...

Optimus Ride Approved To Begin “Highly Automated” Self-Driving Vehicle Testing

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June 24th, 2017 by James AyreThe MIT self-driving vehicle tech spinoff Optimus Ride has been granted approval to begin testing “highly automated” vehicles in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The approval ...

The First 1,200 Miles

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June 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Robert N Dee Kyle Field did a great job reviewing the Bolt, what I thought I’d do here is share some views on why ...

Utah’s Park City Transit Deploys 6 All-Electric Proterra Buses With Battery Leasing

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June 24th, 2017 by James AyreUtah’s Park City Transit recently deployed 6 all-electric Proterra Catalyst FC+ buses, which will be used to serve transit riders in the ski resort communities ...

Volvo Ocean Race Team Will Raise Awareness Of Ocean Plastic Danger

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June 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyA team in this year’s Volvo Ocean Race is dedicated to raising global awareness of danger posed by ocean plastic. The Volvo Ocean Race is ...

US NTSB: Tesla Model S Driver In Fatal 2016 Autopilot Crash Was Warned 7 Times During Trip About Not Having Hands On Wheel

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June 20th, 2017 by James AyreThe man who was killed last year in the much publicized Tesla Model S Autopilot crash had been visually warned 7 separate times (including 6 ...

Soel Yacht SoelCat 12 Unveiling In A Few Days

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June 21st, 2017 by Nicolas ZartOnce you leave your zero-carbon footprint home for a clean holiday using your long-range electric vehicle (EV), what’s better than arriving at your destination and ...

The Kiwano K01 Electric Unicycle Shrinks The Last Mile To One Wheel

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June 25th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartI’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for all things quirky and out of the ordinary. Although we brushed upon electric unicycles in the past, and ...

5 More Cleantech Revolutionaries Joining Us In Berlin & Wroclaw

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June 21st, 2017 by Andrea BertoliWe’re one week away from our next Cleantech Revolution Tour conference. We have another 5 presenters and panelists to announce, bringing us toward what we ...

California Named US State With Worst Air Quality, Yet Again

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June 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe state of California has again been named by the American Lung Association as the US state with the worst air quality — mostly as ...

Arctic Climate Change Forces Cancellation Of Arctic Climate Change Study …

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June 26th, 2017 by James AyreThe first portion of the 2017 Hudson Bay System Study in the Arctic, part of the 2017 Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen Expedition, has been ...

1st Real Drive With Tesla Autopilot (Including A Few Warning Shots)

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June 25th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanI first experienced Tesla Autopilot last year, as I wrote in my Tesla Model X review. It was certainly cool and interesting, and a bit ...

Aston Martin Valkyrie Hybrid Is Exotic First For Company

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June 27th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartIt’s hard not to be impressed, if not left scratching our head, when we see such unique carmakers as Aston Martin recently announcing their wild ...

Proposed Self-Driving Car Rules Would Bar US States From Setting Own Rules

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June 18th, 2017 by James AyreThe set of self-driving vehicle rules now being proposed by a group of US House Representatives would bar individual states from putting their own testing ...

President Trump’s Secret Love For Renewables & Clean Tech Revealed In New $32 Million Fund For Small Biz

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June 26th, 2017 by Tina CaseyPresident Trump recently revealed his true feelings about renewable energy when he envisioned securing US borders with a wall topped by solar panels. The root ...

One View of the Fall of Oil & Gas

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June 19th, 2017 by George HarveyI took Zachary Shahan’s article “What Happens When The Oil Economy Collapses?” as a bit of a challenge. It poses a question that has many ...

How To Land One Of Tesla’s Coveted Intern Spots

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June 23rd, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Those of us who only dimly remember our college days may have an outdated view of what ...