Autonomous Vehicles

Hyper Chariot Aims To Go Faster, Further, & Cheaper Than Hyperloop

Published on June 24th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

The concept of low- to no-pressure travel through tubes has been around for a few hundred years, but it's clearly facing a revival of inspiration lately. It continues to capture imaginations as a promising future mode of transport, but also now investment dollars. Today, the idea of achieving high-velocity travel in a controlled tube environment may have made a step forward, thanks to the startup Hyper Chariot Network... Read More


Investing In The Future

Published on June 24th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Investing is sort of always kind of supposed to be about the future, right? The challenge that has faced many an investor is that the future can be hard to predict. As it turns out, that leads much of the investment community to look at the past and extrapolate forward... Read More


Cleantech Fun In Berlin — June 27

Published on June 23rd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

We're now announcing the plan for June 27, which involves some social networking, good food, and an EV charging walking tour that involves a "scathing critique" of EV charging stations, cleantech communications, and branding. Here's the schedule... Read More


How To Land One Of Tesla’s Coveted Intern Spots

Published on June 23rd, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Those of us who only dimly remember our college days may have an outdated view of what it means to be an intern. Days of tedious trips to the copy machine for no pay? Not in today’s Silicon Valley. According to the web site Glassdoor, interns at Tesla make a median monthly pay of $4,480, and SpaceX interns make $4,080. ... Read More


Is This Tesla’s #1 Fan?

Published on June 23rd, 2017 | by Matt Pressman

I asked him how he first discovered Tesla and he explained, "My love for Tesla started after watching the documentary, Revenge of the Electric Car, which educated me about the history and the impact that we could have if we embraced electric vehicles."... Read More


This Is How Tesla & Electric Cars Conquered Norway

Published on June 23rd, 2017 | by Matt Pressman

With about 100,000 electrics on the road, Norway (population 5 million) trails only the U.S., China, and Japan in absolute numbers. By 2025, the government has suggested, there may be no gasoline- or diesel-powered cars sold in the country... Read More

Climate Change

Climate Adaptation Is King In The New Anti-Normal

Published on June 23rd, 2017 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Many governments and companies have spent months, and in some cases years, taking serious steps to become resilient in the face of these climate impacts, which threaten to overwhelm any and all mitigation efforts and produce a fairly rapid collapse of the world economy... Read More

Clean Power

India Extends Transmission Charge Exemption For Solar Projects

Published on June 23rd, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

In a bid to push solar power tariffs even lower and incentivize as many states as possible to procure electricity from large-scale solar power projects through long-term agreements, the Indian government has extended a crucial incentive linked to interstate transmission of electricity... Read More


Hong Kong Is The Latest Tesla Hotspot — For Now

Published on June 23rd, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Hong Kong has become the latest Tesla hotspot. Of all the cars sold in the territory last year, nearly 7% were Teslas, according to Bloomberg. The brand totally dominates Hong Kong’s electric vehicle market - 87% of electric vehicles [EVs] sold there in Q4 2016 were Teslas... Read More

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