Clean Transport

ABB Plans 4,500 EV Charging Stations Across India

Published on October 18th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

ABB has become one of the world's leading EV charging station suppliers, and it is now leading the way into the compelling Indian market. The Indian subsidiary of the European electrical equipment giant has given a glimpse of its aggressive plans to capture a major share of this potentially giant market as India pursues its mission to adopt electric vehicles on a large scale... Read More


Clean Transport

Zero Motorcycles Launches 2018 Lineup — Quicker, Longer, Harder!

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Susanna Schick

Today, Zero Motorcycles released its 2018 models. While they don’t look much different from the 2017s on the outside (except the gorgeous new silver paint!), it’s what’s inside that counts. Like — 10% longer range thanks to new battery chemistry on all ZF7.2 and ZF14.4 models! Zero is also offering quick charging — 6 times faster, thanks to the 6kW charge tank accessory for S, SR, DS, and DSR models. That torque, though... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

New Nissan LEAF Coming Early In 2018, Reserve Now & Receive Special Gift (Nissan Pushing LEAF)

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

It's that time of the year, and the offers are rolling in. The 2018 Nissan LEAF is decidedly different from what we have seen in earlier years — not only the specs, but also the design is dynamically changed. I love the old models. Still, I can't wait to sit inside one of the "Simply Amazing" 2018 LEAFs and compare. Nissan is advertising the car more heavily now, including sending e-blasts to those of us signed up for Nissan newsletters. One we got today read: RESERVE NOW | $29,990 STARTING MSRP AFTER TAX CREDIT AS LOW AS $22,490 ON A QUALIFIED ... Read More


Clean Transport

ChargePoint Leadership & The Next Frontier (#CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

EV charging infrastructure was largely limited to normal electricity outlets a decade ago. The market for electric car charging stations has grown tremendously as the market has, and it's at a critical transition point again now as long-range affordable electric cars start arriving on the market. If you live in the USA, there are several large charging networks/companies, but there's one company in particular that jumps out when you think of EV charging stations. Even if its name wasn't in the title, I'm sure you'd be picturing the orange logo and station styling right now... Read More


Clean Power

Australian Government Walks Away From Clean Energy Target

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Australia's Federal Government this week announced a new energy policy that walks away from introducing a post-2020 Clean Energy Target of 42% in favor of a National Energy Guarantee that puts the power of choice into the hands of the nation's utilities. ... Read More


Clean Power

GTM Research Analyzes Impact Of Solar Tariff In 12 Charts

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

GTM Research has published a new report this week investigating the potential impact of introducing various levels of tariffs on the solar industry as a result of the Section 201 trade case currently in front of the US International Trade Commission. ... Read More


Air Quality

Lancaster (California) Is “Solar Power Capital Of The Universe”

Published on October 16th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Lancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to 17%, the city has made its commitment to solar the basis of its economic rebirth. Today it is home to the BYD truck and bus factory, which just finished an expansion that tripled its original size... Read More


Climate Change

A “Vision of Hell”

Published on October 16th, 2017 | by Jose Pontes

Over weekend, on the way back  from Porto, we had a "vision of hell" — it had been a long time since we had such a stressful road trip. At 4:00 pm on Sunday, we decided to go back earlier than usual, as storm Ophelia was said to arrive to our shores during the night. The weather was unusually hot, 35°C, and windy... Read More


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