Aviation

Flight of Solar Impulse 2,, with windmills on the ground (solarimpulse.com)

Around The World On Wings Of The Sun (VIDEO)

Published on July 27th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert

Taking turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) — the revolutionary zero-emission solar-powered airplane — pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have succeeded in their mission of achieving the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight. [&hellip... Read More


Clean Power

Wind Industry adds record wind turbines

US Wind Industry Continues To Grow In 1H’16

Published on July 27th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill

The US wind industry continues to grow, approaching record levels of activity in the second quarter, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s Q2’16 market report. Published this week, the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) US Wind Industry [&hellip... Read More


Consumer Technology

wattybetter

Smart Energy Startup Watty Raises €3 Million

Published on July 27th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

Recently, the Swedish smart energy startup Watty raised €3 million in funding. CEO Hjalmar Nilsonne answered some questions for Cleantechnica about the company, which was founded in 2013. 1. How was Watty created? Watty was created by [&hellip... Read More


Recycling

ZenRobotics ZRR_how_it_works

Welcome To Robotics’ Waste & Recycling Management

Published on July 27th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

As the world population produces more and more trash, it is high time to examine the evolution of the waste management and recycling business and the use of robotics in managing this recoverable waste stream. The effective [&hellip... Read More


Clean Power

rooftop solar UK

Solar Energy Consuming Coal’s UK Market Share

Published on July 27th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Solar energy, and renewable energy as a whole, is stealing notable market share from coal energy in the UK, according to the most recent market analysis from EnAppSys. The findings follow the general trend that’s been [&hellip... Read More


Grid

EIAmain

Hourly Data On US Electricity Supply, Demand, & Flows Now Available

Published on July 27th, 2016 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

Originally published on US EIA. The U.S. Energy Information Administration now provides hourly electricity operating data, including actual and forecast demand, net generation, and the power flowing between electric systems. EIA’s U.S. Electric System Operating Data [&hellip... Read More


Cars

Nissan Completes 48 kWh LEAF Prototype

Nissan Completes 48 kWh LEAF Prototype

Published on July 27th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Nissan has completed a new LEAF prototype featuring a 48 kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery pack, according to recent reports. Word of a 48 kWh pack is of course nothing new, as the company has been working on a 48 [&hellip... Read More


Clean Power

truthiness

We’ll Get What We Deserve…

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

The people who put together the political system that the United States is based on did a pretty dern good job of it. Sure, it would have been swell if they had inserted some details on [&hellip... Read More


Sponsored

Yale sustainability

Sustainability: Megatrend Of The 21st Century

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Sustainability is changing the way we experience life in the 21st Century. It integrates concepts that in the 20 th Century were considered in isolation. No longer can we celebrate a strong economy if the environment [&hellip... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

What Do Elon Musk, Frodo Baggins, & Luke Skywalker Share In Common?

Dear Elon: On Trucks & Autonomy, Etc. (in 2015)

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by Julian Cox

Recently, I wrote a piece for CleanTechnica on the economics of autonomy, seeking to explain the vast implications of negative depreciation. (The ability to buy a car that is worth much more to the customer over time than its sticker price [&hellip... Read More


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