Clean Transport

2018 Nissan LEAF “Amazes Your Senses”

Published on August 23rd, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Being unveiled entirely on September 6, 2017, in Japan, the new Nissan LEAF is ripe with Nissan's most advanced technologies. Nissan is pitching that its redesigned next-generation LEAF promises to "amaze your senses" while raising the bar for the electric vehicle market. I think the LEAF set a fine standard for years — I'd be hesitant to replace the 2015 version I drive — so the next version must be incredible... Read More


Sponsored

The Bankability of Energy Storage Technology

Published on August 23rd, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Bankability is a term used in the renewable energy world to describe the likelihood that any particular technology or manufacturer will be funded by financiers. Financiers are looking at the bankability of energy storage via the technology itself and the long-term financial sustainability. Previously financiers needed to trust the revenue projections presented to them, but new software is making these predictions easier. ... Read More


Air Quality

Scott Pruitt’s EPA Is Crazyland

Published on August 22nd, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Until now, Ronald Reagan-appointed Anne Gorsuch Burford [mother of nepotastic stolen-seat Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch] was the worst administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in its nearly half-century of existence. She cut its budget by a fifth and worked diligently to please polluting industries that she claimed were over-regulated. She was just one appointee during Reagan’s terms chosen to run agencies or departments they didn’t even think should exist. But in six months, Scott Pruitt, the EPA-hating head of the EPA, has stolen the worst-ever title from her... Read More


Clean Power

“Base-Cost Renewables” Will See Wind & Solar Kill Coal

Published on August 22nd, 2017 | by Giles Parkinson

Recently, Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicted that the cost of new wind and solar would soon beat the cost of refurbished coal plants. Now BNEF predicts that solar will beat the cost of existing, fully depreciated and unrefurbished coal plants by 2032. And wind will follow soon after... Read More


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