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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 ...

Bosch Introduces 48-Volt Battery For Hybrids

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October 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe prominent auto parts supplier Bosch has now introduced a new 48-volt battery product intended for use in hybrids, and designed to be easily integrated ...

Minnesota Regulators Eye Subcommittee To Resolve Distributed Generation Disputes

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October 20th, 2017 by John FarrellOriginally published at ilsr.org. Better technology and falling costs for years have buoyed the clean energy economy, steadily putting rooftop solar, energy efficiency, and other ...

ENGIE Acquires Fenix To Drive Off-Grid Expansion In Africa

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October 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillFrench multinational ENGIE has this week finalised an acquisition of pioneering African solar home systems company Fenix, in an effort to accelerate its off-grid ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

Alphabet Pokes Uber In The Eye With $1 Billion Investment In Lyft

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October 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Alphabet making a major investment in Lyft was first published by Gas2 It has been a turbulent year for Uber. Faced with ...

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 ...

Maryland Ready To Approve 10 Mile Boring Company Project

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October 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about the Boring Company was first published by Gas2. Maryland governor Larry Hogan’s office says the state has issued a conditional utility permit ...

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 ...

Daimler Shows Off New Self-Driving Snow Removal Trucks

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreAs part of its embrace of self-driving vehicle tech, and following earlier demonstrations of self-driving semi trucks, Daimler has now demonstrated fully self-driving snow removal ...

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 ...

Toyota Will Begin Testing Self-Driving EVs That Talk By 2020

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreToyota will begin testing self-driving electric vehicles that feature artificial intelligence (AI) systems capable of talking/engaging actively with drivers/riders by around 2020, the company has ...

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 ...

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 ...

Universal Energy Access By 2030 Compatible With Meeting Global Climate Goals

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October 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA new analysis from the International Energy Agency has found that the most cost-effective strategy for bringing universal energy access to developing countries is ...

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 ...

Renewable Energy Share Hits All-Time High In India

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October 22nd, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraRapid increases in installed capacity and favourable weather conditions pushed renewable energy generation in India to an all-time high earlier this year. In July 2017,

Nissan’s ProPILOT Assist Making US Debut This Month … In 2018 Rogue

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October 22nd, 2017 by James AyreNissan’s ProPILOT Assist, which provides nearly autonomous single-lane functionality when traveling on divided highways, will be making its US debut in a few days, when ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jeff Bezos Launches 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas From 300 Feet Up

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October 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillFrom atop a wind turbine Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched the company’s largest wind farm yet, the 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas project,

How Unusual Is It For Ireland To Experience A Hurricane? The Answer is “Very Unusual.”

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October 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyHurricane Ophelia paid a visit to Ireland earlier this month with sustained winds of 119 miles per hour. Do you remember any other hurricanes hitting ...

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 ...

BNEF Says NEG Could Deliver 42% Renewables By 2030, Same As Finkel

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October 20th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy Leading energy industry analyst Bloomberg New Energy Finance says the federal government’s proposed National Energy Guarantee could deliver a 42% renewable ...

Royal Selle Offers eZone Saddle Designed For Electric Bicycle Riders

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October 20th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about the Royal Stelle eZone electric bicycle was first published by Gas2. Based on comments to recent electric bicycle stories, it is perfectly ...

New Way To Capture Methane At The Well Head Proposed

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October 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyMethane is the primary component of natural gas, yet one fifth of the methane produced in the United States each year goes straight into the ...