CleanTechnica Archive

22 Oct 2014

US Energy Efficiency Ranks Released: How’d Your State Do?

Massachusetts and California top ACEEE’s energy efficiency ranks for the fourth straight year while clear winners and losers stand out across America US Energy Efficiency Ranks Released: How’d Your State Do? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To
22 Oct 2014

China To Punish Automakers That Don’t Meet Fuel Economy Standards

China’s central government says that it will begin publicly naming and punishing companies that don’t meet fuel economy and emissions standards China To Punish Automakers That Don’t Meet Fuel Economy Standards was originally published on CleanTechnica. To
22 Oct 2014

US Wind Industry Booming, Already Surpassing 2013 Levels

The US wind industry is booming, installing more in the first 9 months of 2014 than was installed throughout all of 2013. The figures come from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which predicts 2014 will finish strong and
22 Oct 2014

SolarCity & Vivint Solar Dominating US Home Solar Power

CleanTechnica Note: Who knows what the future holds? But the present is very clear: the two top solar companies in the US home solar market, SolarCity and Vivint Solar, are dominating the market. At a tiny percentage
21 Oct 2014

Solar System Prices Decreased By 20% In 2013

RenewEconomy. A new report from the US Department of Energy has revealed that system prices for distributed solar PV in America dropped by between 12 and 19 per cent nationwide in 2013 – and will likely fall
21 Oct 2014

Tesla Announces New Model S Leasing Deals In The UK

EV Obsession. Elon Musk wants to remake the entire auto industry in his vision, from the car to the dealership experience, and even how you pay for your Tesla automobile. AutoExpress reports that the electric automaker has
21 Oct 2014

The Global Green Economy Index Winners And Losers

The authors of the latest Global Green Economy Index have raised concerns about the “perceptions” of developed countries such as Australia, Japan, the Netherlands, and the United States, suggesting that “perceptions of their green economic performance dramatically
21 Oct 2014

Vanadium Redox Flow Battery Presentation From Gildemeister (Exclusive Video)

If you can’t tell, I’ve been catching up and finally getting some videos published that I filmed a long time back. This one is a vanadium redox flow battery presentation from Tom Tipple, Head of Emerging Markets for
20 Oct 2014

For Nissan, Battery Manufacturing Will Remain A Core Technology

EV Obsession. While Nissan will — for the time being — continue to design and manufacture the batteries that it uses in its electric vehicles, it is open to the option of that changing in the future,
20 Oct 2014

Kyocera Solar To Offer Stem Intelligent Energy Storage System

Solar power news keeps getting better. Stem and Kyocera Solar have joined forces to provide both solar panels and an intelligent energy storage system. Stem says that up to 50% of an energy bill can be based