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Tesla Model 3 Demand Mystery, Tesla Model 3 Avalanche In Switzerland, Tesla Model Y Design — CleanTechnica Top 30

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

From the Tesla Model 3 demand mystery, to a Tesla Model 3 avalanche in Switzerland, to an exploration of Tesla Model Y design, the most popular CleanTechnica articles last week included a variety of original Tesla explorations. Top articles also covered Rivian & GM, indoor farming, an EV charging guide, rural electric co-ops, and more. Dive in!... Read More


Tesla Model 3 Avalanche (German Edition)

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

After a great start of the year, the German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market continued on the right track in March, up 42% year over year (YoY) to 9,677 registrations. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) grew at a fast pace (+75% YoY), while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) remained flat (+1%)... Read More

Autonomous Vehicles

Can Tesla Pull Ahead Of The Industry And Deliver Full Self-Driving Cars Next Year?

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

In this article, I will examine the claims that Tesla made at its Tesla Autonomy Day on April 22. Although I'm a small investor in Tesla and undoubtedly a fan of the company and its cars, I'll try to be as objective as I can be and show where Tesla's claims are proven or undisputed and where they are unproven and require a leap of faith. In order to have a robotaxi, Tesla has to have the following pieces of the puzzle... Read More

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Make Every Day Earth Day — Join The Cleantech Revolution!

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Jeremy Bloom

Happy day after Earth Day! We’ve been celebrating this semi-holiday dedicated to the planet we live on (and keeping it green and healthy for all of us) for 49 years now, and during that time, we’ve seen a lot of positive solutions put into place — and we've seen some big problems get a lot worse (like climate change)... Read More

Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla Autonomy Day: What We Learned

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Frugal Moogal

I'm writing this as I watch the stream, and as usual, the start of the stream is late. From having covered a number of these events, that seems like a pretty standard Tesla thing. And since I'm watching on YouTube right now and the numbers have only gone up since the time the stream was supposed to have started until now, maybe they're on to something... Read More


The Most Streamlined Foldable eBike In The World – the MaxFoot MF-19

The Most Streamlined Foldable eBike In The World: The MaxFoot MF-19

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Good news for ebike enthusiasts: the most streamlined 20-inch fat tire electric folding bike in the market is launching its first Indiegogo campaign. This gives bikers an opportunity for a huge early bird discount (65% off!), making it one of the most affordable e-bike options available... Read More

Climate Change

Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits Another $5.5 Million To United Nations Climate Change Secretariat

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, three-term mayor of New York City, and founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, has committed $5.5 million to the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat to make up for the funding gap left by the United States federal government. ... Read More

Clean Power

Dominion Energy & Facebook Announce 350 Megawatts Of New Solar

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

American power and energy company Dominion Energy announced in conjunction with Facebook on Monday that it would add six new solar facilities in Virginia and North Carolina totaling 350 megawatts (MW) for the sole purpose of supplying electricity to Facebook's local operations. ... Read More


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Solar Dominates Latest German Renewable Auction

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The German solar industry has walked away the sole winner from Germany's most recent solar and onshore wind tender, receiving contracts for the entire 210 megawatts (MW) awarded in an auction which was heavily oversubscribed. ... Read More

Clean Power

NEXTracker Inaugurates Expanded Bifacial Solar Test Facility

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

NEXTracker, the fastest selling solar tracker in the world, inaugurated its expanded bifacial solar test facility at its Center for Solar Excellence in Fremont, CA, April 22 to celebrate Earth Day. The test bed includes 20 different bifacial test scenarios, including multiple panel types from Longi, JA Solar, and Jinko, says Dan Shugar, the founder of the company... Read More

Clean Transport

Nikola Motors Shoots For The Moon With 5 New Electric Vehicles — #CleanTechnica Field Trip

Published on April 22nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Nikola Motor Company blew up the world of zero-emission vehicles last week with the announcement of five new vehicles, ranging from its battery and hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks to a new electric personal watercraft. The announcements were made at Nikola World on April 16th and CleanTechnica was there to capture all of the news firsthand... Read More


Taylor Guitars Announces Planting Of 1,500 Ebony Trees In Cameroon

Published on April 22nd, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

Taylor Guitars, based in El Cajon, California, recently announced the completion of a tree planting project in Cameroon's Congo Basin area. 1,500 West African ebony trees were planted to help maintain this species, which is currently in a vulnerable state. Bob Taylor, Co-founder and President of Taylor Guitars, answered some questions about the tree planting work for CleanTechnica... Read More

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