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Designing Climate Solutions

Designing Climate Solutions — #CleanTechnica Book Review

Published on November 14th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna

A new book is a one-stop source for policy changes to reduce GHG emissions. Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy is an accessible guide that should be on every person's resource shelf. It offers concise information and pathways for the necessary transition to a low-carbon society... Read More


Carbon Pricing

fuel economy and emissions UCS

UCS Slams Auto Manufacturers’ Response To Fuel Economy Rollback Scheme

Published on November 14th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Two professional associations, both of whom say they are committed to environmental policies that benefit Americans, make for good PR but actions speak louder than words. According to an analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists, both groups have submitted comments regarding the proposed rollback of fuel economy standards that would rip the heart out of the deal they all agreed to with the Obama administration back in 2008. In fact, as bad as the rollback plan from our so-called government is, the AGA proposal is actually worse. ... Read More


Clean Power

The Solar Panel Art Series Makes Its North American Debut In New York City

Published on November 14th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The Solar Panel Art Series is back with a new round of artistic creations that make use of up-cycled solar panels as the canvas. This time around, it has set up shop in New York City, where the 12 works of art are on display for interested parties to see in person as the bidding action heats up online at the Paddle8 auction house... Read More


Batteries

Tesla President Jerome Guillen Lays Out Path Forward For Gigafactory 1

Published on November 13th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Tesla President of Automotive Jerome Guillen recently opened up about Tesla's plans for expanding and optimizing Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada. As usual, Tesla is keeping a watchful eye on the future with the construction of its new Shanghai Gigafactory, but Gigafactory 1 isn't yet close to reaching its own max potential... Read More


Clean Power

Solar Advocates Target Nevada Mines

Published on November 13th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston

A trifecta of solar advocates is targeting Nevada’s closed mines for new solar projects or other renewables to help the state meet its new 50% renewable energy portfolio standard by ... Read More


Batteries

Sunnova Launches Solar-Plus-Battery Storage Service In Texas

Published on November 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

One of the United States' leading residential solar-plus-storage services, Sunnova, announced earlier this month that it was expanding its offerings in the Lone Star State, as it makes its SunSafe solar-plus-batter storage offering available to homeowners in its home state of Texas... Read More


Bicycles

Electric Tuk-Tuks Power EV Revolution In India

Published on November 12th, 2018 | by Jo Borrás

When you think of the countries that are driving the EV revolution, you might think of China, or Norway, or — being the birthplace of Tesla and all — even the United States. One country you probably don’t think about, however, is India. You should think of India, though, because there are more than 1.5 million electric tuk-tuks on India’s roads right now... Read More


Cars

Rabbi Abraham

“We Breathe The Same Air” — EVs As Morality | #CleanTechnicaExclusive

Published on November 12th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna

With EV exponential growth expected over the next 5 years, we must advocate and lead by example in helping others who are not familiar with the functioning of EVs to fill in their gaps of knowledge, sometimes referred to as the "neighborhood effect." Rabbi Abraham concurs that we must all play our roles to help each other to understand the power and potential of an EV future... Read More


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