CleanTechnica Archive

30 Jun 2015

BMW Streetlight EV Charging Unveiled

Originally published on EV Obsession. A new, combined, state-of-the-art LED streetlight + electric vehicle (EV) charging station known as “Light & Charge” was recently demonstrated for the first time in the UK — following development and pilot testing
30 Jun 2015

“Car Of The Century” Is Tesla Model S, Car & Driver Writes In 70D Review

Originally published on EV Obsession. In a recent article, the highly regarded and long-respected industry magazine Car & Driver gave pretty high praise to the recently upgraded Tesla Model S 70D — even going so far as
30 Jun 2015

Uber For The Energy Market

By Peter Morice New York State is taking center stage in the energy sector after State Regulators and the New York Public Service Commission approved a roadmap for REV, the Reforming Energy Vision initiative. Still in the early
29 Jun 2015

On The Road: EU Goes For Efficient And Electric, Ponders Biofuels

Originally published on Energy Post by Sonja van Renssen The European Commission’s strategy for decarbonising the road transport sector is finally taking shape: Brussels wants efficiency first, electrification second. But it doesn’t know what to do about
29 Jun 2015

Advanced Energy Economy: EPA Plan For States That Don’t Draft Own Plans For Clean Power Plan Compliance Can Use Renewables + Energy Efficiency

Backstop plans for states that don’t draft their own plans for compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan can utilize renewable energy and energy efficiency to keep costs associated with reducing carbon emissions down,
29 Jun 2015

Stranded Assets Will Cost More Than Climate Action, Economist Writes

Originally published on Sustainnovate. The costs associated with stranded assets are already greater than the costs associated with action on climate change, according to the economist and climate change advisor Professor Ross Garnaut. The recent comments came
29 Jun 2015

Bluesummer Electric Carsharing From Bolloré & PSA Peugeot Citroën

Originally published on EV Obsession. The Bolloré Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën are partnering to help each other on the path to becoming leading players in the carsharing market, according to recent reports. The two companies signed
28 Jun 2015

Google Launches “Sidewalk Labs,” Smart City Startup

Originally published on Sustainnovate. The seemingly ever-growing tech giant Google has now launched its first startup focused on the so-called “Smart Cities” movement, according to recent reports. The company — which has been dubbed Sidewalk Labs —
28 Jun 2015

Mercedes GLC 350 e 4MATIC Plug-In SUV Unveiled

Originally published on EV Obsession. Another new electric vehicle (EV) offering from the German automaker Mercedes-Benz was recently unveiled, following the recent GLE 550 e plug-in SUV reveal. In this latest case, the company showed off the new GLC 350
28 Jun 2015

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Finally Coming To The USA

Originally published on EV Obsession. There’s no doubt about it — the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has been a hit in many of the markets where it’s been available. It has been a huge seller in the Netherlands,