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Clean Power

Solar Power Doubled In Most American Cities In Last 6 Years

Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

According to a new report from the Environment America Research & Policy Center, solar power capacity doubled in most American cities in the last six years. Bret Fanshaw, the Director of the Go Solar campaign at Environment America, answered some questions about the growth for CleanTechnica... Read More


Cars

Tesla Model 3 vs. Honda Accord — 7 Scenarios

Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Reporting on the Tesla Model 3 is weird. It's a car that can smoke a BMW M3 on the track yet is cost competitive — or even cheaper than — a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord (seriously)... Read More


Cars

Tesla Semi Truck Is Actually Delivering Cars To Customers

Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Recently, Tesla shared a few videos of the Tesla Semi Truck being used as a car transport carrier. Now, the prototype is actually delivering cars to real customers in the latest video footage and photos shared by the Silicon Valley–based automaker... Read More


Cars

RBS & Landsec Become World’s First Members Of RE100, EV100, & EP100

Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

British companies RBS (formerly Royal Bank of Scotland) and Landsec have this week increased their corporate climate leadership positions, becoming the world's first companies to become members of all three corporate leadership initiatives of The Climate Group --- RE100, EV100, and ... Read More


Cars

Tesla Model 3 Performance Crushes Fossil BMW M3 Around Race Track

Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Top Gear magazine has track tested the Tesla Model 3 Performance head to head against fossil fans' favorite sports saloon, the BMW M3. The track times were conducted on the 2 mile Thunderhill Raceway Park West circuit, with the Tesla coming in a significant 2 seconds ahead of the (more expensive) BMW. Fossils must now accept all-round inferiority in the performance realm... Read More


Clean Power

New York State Opens Third Large-Scale Renewable Solicitation

Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have this week opened up the third annual solicitation for large-scale renewable energy projects, which is expected to add around 1.5 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of annual renewable electricity production... Read More


Agriculture

The World Lost A Belgium-Sized Area Of Primary Rainforests Last Year

Published on April 25th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

The tropics lost 12 million hectares of tree cover in 2018, the fourth-highest annual loss since record-keeping began in 2001. Of greatest concern is the disappearance of 3.6 million hectares of primary rainforest, an area the size of Belgium. The figures come from updated data from the University of Maryland, released today on Global Forest Watch... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla Investor Conference Call — Model S & 3 & X Demand, Insurance, Financials, Gigafactories, Etc.

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla announced its earnings for the first quarter of 2019 with its usual letter that summarizes the financial milestones hit and missed throughout the quarter. The highlight of Q1 2019 is clearly the fact that Tesla was not profitable for the first quarter since achieving profitability in Q3 of 2018, but the full story is much more complex than just the headlines that will populate the nightly news at all the usual mainstream media outlets... Read More


Cars

Ford Drops $500 Million Into Rivian In Bid To Electrify Its F-Series Trucks

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

It is time for the quintessential American vehicle to finally go electric, and no, I'm not talking about another Tesla. Ford has announced a $500 million equity investment into electric truck and SUV builder Rivian. Ford hopes to use the injection of cash to get a foot in the door for the development of a line of electric trucks and SUVs built on top of Rivian's electric vehicle skateboard platform... Read More


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