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Top Electric Car Countries (Charts)

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August 19th, 2017 by Matt PressmanOriginally published on EV Annex. Countries worldwide are taking an aggressive stance in order to expedite the transition to electric vehicles. Yet automakers are moving ...

Australia On Track To Install 10-12 Gigawatts Of Solar By 2020

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August 22nd, 2017 by Joshua S HillAustralia’s 2016 cumulative solar PV installations nearly reached 6 gigawatts and surpassed the milestone in the first quarter of 2017, keeping the country on ...

Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit: Upping Their Game For The 2nd Edition, October 2017

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August 17th, 2017 by Sponsored ContentBy Marielle Fraize Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit is an international urban mobility event happening in Paris, October 19–21. After the success of its ...

Municipal Utility Offers Springboard for Minnesota City’s Energy Vision

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August 21st, 2017 by John FarrellOriginally published at ilsr.org. Sprouting from southeastern Minnesota farm country, the city of Rochester is an unassuming mini-metropolis best known for its world-famous Mayo Clinic.

Tesla Model S 75 & Model X 75 Get Upgrades, & “1 Second Quicker” To 60 MPH

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August 19th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Tesla’s latest over-the-air upgrade was first published on Gas2. Recipients of the Tesla newsletter, such as Zachary Shahan, editor of CleanTechnica, were ...

West Antarctic Ice Sheet May Hide World’s Largest Volcanic Range

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August 19th, 2017 by James AyreThe ice sheets of Antarctica may be hiding the world’s largest volcanic range, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh. The new ...

Scotland & Wales Pledge Cooperation On Brexit Environmental Concerns

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August 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Environment ministers from Scotland and Wales have announced their intention to cooperate on ensuring Brexit will not damage efforts to protect and enhance ...

Volcano Lakes May Contain Vital Lithium Deposits, Say Stanford Researchers

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August 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about lithium reserves was first published on Gas2. Lithium is a key component of lithium-ion batteries and lithium-ion batteries are a key component ...

Solar Plants Are Cropping Up On Farms

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August 19th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton If the United States wants to kick its coal habit, it will need to install a lot ...

Bicycles & Autonomous Cars Are On A Collision Course

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August 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyBicycling pays big dividends in terms of individual health, national medical care costs, and the profitability of local businesses. Sir Liam Donaldson, England’s former chief ...

Plastics, Be Gone! Costa Rica To Enact A Plastics Ban

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August 15th, 2017 by Carolyn FortunaSoon plastic waste will no longer clog up Costa Rica’s landfills, as that country has announced it will embark on a single-use plastics ban by ...

Right-Sizing & Servicification: The Keys To Microgrid Profitability

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August 18th, 2017 by Tobias EngelmeierThe global microgrid market is ready for significant private investment. While there remain some challenges – especially around the regulatory framework and aggregation of projects ...

Global Warming Will Be Good For Humanity

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August 16th, 2017 by Michael BarnardA set of questions tends to circle around human-caused global warming and climate change. Will it be bad for us? Won’t it be good for ...

Nuance vs Simple Messages

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August 17th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanWe’re in the business of communications here at CleanTechnica. We have to constantly consider how to communicate in a useful, interesting, and clear way. One ...

Delorean Aerospace Enters the Flying Car Race

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August 22nd, 2017 by The BeamSometimes life really does imitate art. That is, if you consider the Back To The Future trilogy to be a piece of art, which you ...

Watch The Planet Breathe

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August 17th, 2017 by The BeamIt seems to confound logic – despite CO₂ emissions from fossil fuels and industry remaining at a constant level, the concentration of CO₂ in the ...

Prepping For World Electric Car (Tesla) Distance Record Attempt

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August 18th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanThis weekend, members of the Tesla Shuttle crew are going to attempt to break the world record for miles/kilometers driven on a single charge in ...

12-Step Climate Change & Global Warming Action Plan For India

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August 16th, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Darshan Goswami, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Clean air and a livable climate are inalienable human rights. And solving this crisis is not a question of ...

Air Quality In Northern China Continuing To Worsen At Rapid Rate

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August 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe first 7 months of 2017 has seen air quality in northern China continue to worsen at a rapid rate, going by newly released figures ...

700,000 Tesla Model 3 Sales Per Year

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August 18th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanTesla CEO Elon Musk has projected demand of around 700,000 cars a year for the Tesla Model 3. Some of you think that’s optimistic. Some ...

President Trump Has An Oil Problem

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August 19th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton The president promised a surge of jobs and tax revenue from oil. His policies won’t deliver either ...

Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration Unit

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August 22nd, 2017 by Tina CaseyTalk about having your solar powered cake and eating it, too! A researcher at UC-Berkeley has figured out that when you coat a certain kind ...

Researchers Use Nanotubes To Change Color Of Solar Panels

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August 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyShould color stand in the way of more widespread adoption of solar panels? Theoretically, the answer is, “Of course not.” Generating electricity from sunshine is ...

European Vehicle-To-Grid Plan Pays Off For Electric Car Owners & Extends Battery Life

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August 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about vehicle-to-grid programs for electric car owners was first published on Gas2. In a vehicle-to-grid experiment involving 100 electric car and truck owners ...

Tesla Takes Tiny House On Tour To Tout Rooftop Solar & Energy Storage In Australia

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August 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyElectricity from sunlight makes economic sense in Australia, in part because the cost of electricity in that sun-splashed country is sky high. Tesla’s overall plan ...

Vestas Wind Systems Reports Lackluster Second Quarter, Shares Tumble

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August 17th, 2017 by Joshua S HillDanish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S reported a lackluster second quarter financial earnings this week, with revenue, earnings, and free cash flow ...

Alphabet Is Developing Clean Energy Storage Based On Molten Salt Technology

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August 22nd, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Climate Central. By Bobby Magill Using giant vats of molten salt and antifreeze under the codename “Malta,” Google’s parent company Alphabet is ...

UK Care Home Gets Solar + Storage, Part of “Grey Fleet to Green Fleet” Project

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August 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyFounded in 2013, Wattstor is dedicated to providing energy storage products to commercial and residential customers in the UK. Unlike companies like Tesla that offer ...

“Next Generation” Hyundai Fuel Cell SUV Unveiled In Korea

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August 17th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about an upcoming fuel cell–powered SUV from Hyundai was first published on Gas2. Hyundai introduced what will be its next fuel cell–powered car ...

2040 & 2050 Pollution Car Bans Not So Bold

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August 21st, 2017 by Zachary ShahanSeveral countries have now announced or considered plans to ban gas- and diesel-powered cars by a certain year. These eventual bans are certainly welcome and ...

Electric Cars vs Gasmobiles, Technically Speaking (VIDEO)

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August 19th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Considering the far-reaching cascade of change that is about to be unleashed on human society by the ...

Equis Plans 1 Gigawatt Solar Plant In Heart Of Queensland’s Coal & Gas Region

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August 22nd, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Singapore-based renewable energy developer Equis Energy has announced plans to build a 1,000MW solar farm – which would be Australia’s largest ...

Tesla Model 3 vs Electric Competitors (The Straight Specs)

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August 20th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanI recently compared the specs of the Tesla Model 3 and 22 gas-powered competitors that are more or less “in its class.” Naturally, readers also ...

Investors Warn Asian Factory Farms Risk “Financial Food Poisoning”‘ of Global Food Supply Chain

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August 16th, 2017 by Andrea BertoliIndustrial animal agriculture is a hugely devastating industry for humans, for animals, and for the planet. Growing feedstock for animals means acres of rainforest are ...

This Rural Pennsylvania Town Is At The Forefront Of Environmental Law

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August 21st, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton and Mariana Surillo There only about a dozen countries on Earth that don’t recognize the right to ...

This Containerized Solution Brings Clean Water & Solar Power To Remote Areas

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August 17th, 2017 by Derek MarkhamGetting electricity and clean water to remote villages and off-grid locations can make a huge difference in the lives of those who live there, but ...