CleanTechnica Archive

30 Jul 2014

2015 Nissan LEAF Pricing And Specs Revealed

Well its officially official; Nissan has revealed the latest features and prices for the 2015 Nissan LEAF, which now enters its fourth model year. Don’t expect any groundbreaking improvements right now, though all the models get a
30 Jul 2014

Wind Energy Beats Nuclear & Carbon Capture For Global Warming Mitigation

There’s an enduring myth related to wind energy and nuclear energy that needs to be put to bed. That myth is that only nuclear can be scaled to sufficient capacity to reduce the impacts of global warming,
30 Jul 2014

Economic Council Reports Costs Of Climate Change Delay (BREAKING)

The time has come for America’s jolly denial-mongers to stop laughing about climate change. The White House released a report this morning from the government’s Council of Economic Advisers that shows what an economic whack we’re in for if
30 Jul 2014

Who makes the best electric, self-balancing unicycle?

While Tesla cars get a lot of attention because of little things like air conditioning, speed, luxury and being able to drive across the United States for free, most of us are concerned with a more important question.
29 Jul 2014

New Online Tools From Fraunhofer ISE

Originally published in the ECOreport. Monthly electricity generation in Germany in 2014, as seen July 26 2014 – Courtesy Fraunhofer ISE The chart above is a screenshot from Fraunhofer ISE’s new online chart of Germany’s monthly electricity generation.
29 Jul 2014

Some Of America’s Best Solar Incentives Are In Washington (State)

Originally published in the ECOreport. County Solar Panel Installation – Snohomish County, Washington, CC by SA, 2.0 An “emergency rule” that went into effect on July 1 is expected to increase the average solar installer’s business by
29 Jul 2014

50 MW Solar Tower With Storage Possible In Alinta

Originally published on RenewEconomy. The prospects of Australia finally constructing a stand alone solar thermal energy system with storage have advanced after Alinta Energy announced the results of a pre-feasibility study for solar options at its ageing
29 Jul 2014

Do Fugitive Emissions Of Methane Create A Fossil Fuel Tossup?

A longer version of this article, with commentary, was released in one of our sister publications, Planetsave, on Sunday, July 27. Completed natural gas wellhead installation (conservativenewjersey.com) Scientific American has raised an issue that’s been puzzling environmental
28 Jul 2014

Half The Price Of Coal & Natural Gas: Wind Power In Denmark

The cheapest form of new electricity in Denmark will be onshore wind power when new turbines become operational in 2016, according to a new analysis by the country’s government. The price has been estimated to be about
28 Jul 2014

Australia Solar PV Panel Prices Decrease By 50% In 2013

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath. Solar PV module prices in Australia were cut in half over the 2012-2013 period, falling from $ 1.50/Wp in 2012 to 0.75/Wp in 2013, according to the latest report from