CleanTechnica Archive

29 Nov 2014

Bloomberg Explores The Connected Home

The connected home starts out in most people’s’ minds as a kitschy Jetsons-like, futuristic impossibility. After a little explanation, most can make the leap to the more realistic interconnected possibilities opening up these days, but even so,
29 Nov 2014

Did Commissioner Ellen Nowak Advise WEC’s CEO?

Did Commissioner Ellen Nowak advise Wisconsin Energy Corp’s CEO? Some of her remarks in panel discussions suggest that the Wisconsin regulator might be a captured regulator Did Commissioner Ellen Nowak Advise WEC’s CEO? was originally published on
28 Nov 2014

“Islanding” On Islands: Microgrids Set To Bring Affordable Power To Remote Locations Worldwide

By Ryan Gilchrist With over 1.3 billion people still without electricity and many more lacking access to reliable power, expanding access to energy remains crucial. Overwhelmingly, remote islands have relied on expensive and “dirty” fossil fuels for
28 Nov 2014

Renault-Nissan Alliance Owns 58% Of Global EV Market

Originally published on Planetsave. With 58% of the global zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) market, there’s a strong argument to be made that the Renault-Nissan Alliance is the top electric vehicle manufacturer in the world, and the world leader
28 Nov 2014

NREL & SolarCity Join Forces In Hawaii

Originally published on Solar Love. Hawaii is one of the hottest solar markets in the world. Good solar resources, high electricity prices, and low solar panel prices have made it one of the first markets to hit
28 Nov 2014

Why Plug-In Hybrid Cars Are Not Gasmobiles

Originally published on EV Obsession. There are a number of EV enthusiasts who look down on plug-in hybrids and extended-range electric vehicles. Well, for anyone who really wants us to get off gasoline, and with the potential
27 Nov 2014

Problems Of Tesla Owners

Originally published on EV Obsession. The life of Tesla owners can really be tough. There are a lot of problems Tesla owners face after getting the car. As an example, a Missouri lady on the Tesla Motors
27 Nov 2014

Global Solar PV Module Capacity To More Than Treble By 2020

New figures released by GlobalData predict that the global cumulative installed capacity of solar PV modules will more than treble by 2020. The company’s latest report, Solar PV Module Value Chain – Market Size, Average Price, Market
27 Nov 2014

Tesla Testers & Loaners Now Cheaper Than Ever

Originally published on Planetsave. If you’ve been wanting a Tesla Model S but also like a bargain, now may be your time to jump. With Tesla making room to show off the Tesla D and Tesla cars
27 Nov 2014

Movers in the Spread of California’s PACE programs

The origins and growth of property tax assessed clean energy – PACE programs – within California and the first company to start-up in another state Movers in the Spread of California’s PACE programs was originally published on