CleanTechnica Archive

26 Apr 2015

Clean Power Plan Won’t Kill The Grid, Even If The Wall Street Journal Says It Will

Those who take the Wall Street Journal for gospel miss a lot of what’s going on with US energy, says Denise Robbins of Media Matters for America. Too bad they probably won’t get it if they stick to that source
25 Apr 2015

All Public Buses In Amsterdam Will Be EVs By 2025

The Dutch city of Amsterdam is going all electric, with regards to public buses that is. The city is planning for the transition from diesel buses (what’s in use now) to electric ones to be complete by
25 Apr 2015

LG Chem Trying To Steal Tesla’s Home Battery Storage Thunder?

Branding is one thing Tesla has absolutely nailed. Well, one of many things. This week (or month) provided a rather obvious example of that for me. But first, a little background: As I think anyone who follows Tesla
25 Apr 2015

Another JB Straubel Presentation — The Future of Transportation (Video)

I shared a great JB Straubel presentation two days ago (after first sharing it in December), and it has been very popular. In case you missed that and are not aware, JB is a Tesla co-founder and its current
25 Apr 2015

Iraq Looking For New Solar & Wind Energy Investors

The government of Iraq is aiming to attract new foreign investors for the creation of 3 large-scale solar energy projects and a wind energy project, according to recent reports. As a means of attracting these potential investors,
24 Apr 2015

2015 Chevy Volt Clearance Sale, In Anticipation Of 2016 Model — Leases As Low As $249 A Month

With the much anticipated launch of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt getting closer by the day, Chevy has begun the process of trying to clear out its inventory of the 2015 model — as a result, those interested
24 Apr 2015

Energica Ego Electric Superbike Drag Races Teslas, Ferrari, BMW (Video)

Originally published on Gas2. Electric vehicles may be good for the environment, but they are proving even better for performance junkies. The Energica Ego electric superbike is just one example of taking mechanical performance to the next
24 Apr 2015

3-D Printed Graphene “Liquid Smoke” Energy Storage Breakthrough

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have used 3-printing to make a graphene aerogel for use in next-generation energy storage 3-D Printed Graphene “Liquid Smoke” Energy Storage Breakthrough was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from
24 Apr 2015

China Solar Installations Well Ahead Of Expectations, Says Deutsche Bank

Earlier this week, China’s National Energy Administration revealed that the country had installed 5.04 GW of new solar capacity in the first quarter of 2015 — over half of what the country installed in 2013 and in
24 Apr 2015

Driving EVs For More Than A Decade — Comments & Stories From Early Adopters

It might be a bit of a surprise to some, but electric vehicles (EVs) have now been commercially available for more than a decade — enough time to get a really comprehensive handle on the experience of