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Batteries

GBatteries Leverages AI & Intelligence To Amp Up EV Charging Speeds

Published on June 26th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

GBatteries has been working on a new EV charging solution that it believes will slash charging times while preserving the longevity of lithium-ion batteries. CleanTechnica connected with GBatteries' co-founder Tim Sherstyuk to dig into the solution that sounds too good to be true to see if its claims hold water... Read More


Agriculture

Refilling Lake Chad With Water From The Congo River Using Solar Power

Published on June 24th, 2019 | by David Zarembka

Decades ago, when I was in high school, I read Willy Ley’s book Engineer’s Dreams: Great Projects that Could Come True. I vividly remember one of these gigantic, pie-in-the-sky dream projects. If the Congo River were dammed at the right spot, a large lake would form. It would then overflow into a river feeding into Lake Chad. Lake Chad would fill up to its prehistoric level and would then overflow into an ancient river that once flowed through Algeria and Morocco into the Mediterranean Sea... Read More


Cars

Tesla Should Advertise, Part Deux

Published on June 24th, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

Last week I wrote about why Tesla should advertise. That stimulated plenty of discussion, some pro, some con, and a fair amount of pushback. This article is meant to address the many points raised by commenters and add extra perspective to the first article... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

What’s Up With The Twitter Turf War Over Tesla & Elon Musk?

Published on June 24th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Why has Twitter become such a battleground over Tesla? Amit Katwala writes in Wired UK, "There’s no reason why a car company should be so divisive, but the warring tribes of Tesla fans and [Tesla haters] speak to human nature, the cult of celebrity, and the polarizing impact of the social media echo chamber." Others believe it gets to something deeper. More on that in a moment... Read More


Clean Power

US Senate Democrats & Clean Energy Industry Call For Tax Credit Extensions

Published on June 24th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

A group of 20 US Senate Democrats have called for the extension of clean energy tax incentives such as the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), and the residential renewable energy tax credit, a call which has been applauded and joined by the country's clean energy associations. ... Read More


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