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Let’s Be Honest — There’s A Campaign To Push Elon Out … In Order To Harm Tesla

Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Following certain topics professionally, or just obsessively, you can pick out patterns in messaging. The important thing about messaging is that it's deliberate. It's repetitive, frequent if possible, and focused on achieving a desired result that is influenced by image or perception. The target audience may be the whole population or it may be a specific subset of the population. Heck, it could even be one person (if you're simply aiming to send a message to the president through the TV)... Read More


Wind Generated 35% Of British Electricity Last Week

Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Wind energy accounted for 35% of Great Britain's electricity generation for the week running Friday 8 March to Thursday 14 March, beating out all other generation sources, and also saw offshore wind beat out nuclear energy. ... Read More


BMW & Mercedes Discussing EV Cooperation

Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

BMW and Mercedes are considering a partnership to develop a new chassis for electric cars. They are also cooperating on autonomous car technology as convergence in the industry continues. ... Read More


energy storage

Energy Storage 2019

Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

By Steve Hanley Energy storage in the United States is expected to triple in 2019 according to Climate Action. That makes for a great headline, but what does it mean? Let’s begin by defining what energy [&hellip... Read More


Tesla Model 3 vs. US Incumbents — Gun In A Knife Fight Or Fair Fight?

Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Vijay Govindan

I recently ran a Twitter poll to decide what to write about next. The top article the voters asked me to write was an article on how the Tesla Model Standard Range (SR) competes against models from incumbent auto manufacturers. The wonderful thing is that Tesla is now price competitive, without incentives. It is very competitive on a total cost of ownership basis. With incentives and TCO factored in, the Model 3 is tough to beat. Let’s take a look... Read More


Tesla Model 3 Costs vs. 10 Best Selling Cars In The USA

Published on March 17th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

We don't really know how many Tesla Model 3s were sold in the USA in January and February, but the car should be in the top 20. With less than one day remaining to order the Model 3 Standard Range Plus for $37,000, I felt we still hadn't done enough to compare the current Model 3 options with the top selling cars in the USA. So, here's a new rundown comparison focused on one key category: 5 year total cost of ownership... Read More

Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla & SpaceX Employees Largely Support Elon Musk’s Leadership, Survey Shows

Published on March 17th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

2018 was both an excruciating and rewarding year for Elon Musk and Tesla employees -- painful because Elon Musk kept getting himself entangled in needless controversies, Twitter fights, and a lot more; and rewarding because Tesla not only doubled its production in 2018, but also managed to find new demand to match its rising production... Read More


23 Electric Vehicle Incentives Cities Can Implement To Stimulate EV Adoption

Published on March 17th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Below is one portion of our free report Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure: Guidelines for Cities. This report was produced by a working group of EV charging and electric vehicle leaders led by CleanTechnica and GreenWay. This portion of the report is simply a rundown of potential EV charging subsidies and incentives cities can use to stimulate and support electric vehicle adoption... Read More


How ISO 15118 ‘Plug&Charge’ Simplifies EV Charging & Drives EV Adoption: A Webinar With Hubject + CleanTechnica

Published on March 17th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli

Plug&Charge, otherwise known as ISO/IEC 15118, is a robust communication protocol that will dramatically simplify electric vehicle charging by eliminating the need for apps, RFID cards, and credit cards to access chargers. Learn more about this technology in our free webinar featuring our own Zachary Shahan in conversation with Barton Sidles, the Director of Corporate and Business Development at Hubject Inc.’s North American subsidiary. The webinar is 21 March, at 9am PDT/12pm ... Read More


Tesla Model 3 Owner Goes Green On St. Patrick’s Day

Published on March 17th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Remixing the look of a Tesla can be subtle or bold. Many of the most eye-catching Tesla mods are prowling the streets of South Florida after leaving Signature Custom Wraps. And often the most stunning Tesla transformations are found on social media. I recently stumbled across an especially striking Tesla from a Model 3 owner in California's Bay Area with the handle, Unmatched_Tesla_Model3, on Instagram... Read More

Autonomous Vehicles

Elon Musk’s “Giant Cybernetic Collectives”

Published on March 17th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Elon Musk often mentions cyborgs at events and during interviews. This concept is not just a funny remark, a sci-fi reference, or a way to throw around big terms to sound smarter. It’s an important paradigm, a lens we can look at the past with, and more importantly, a concept that will have a great impact on the future of our species... Read More


home geothermal

All You Need to Know About Home Geothermal Heating & Cooling

Published on March 17th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Have you heard of home geothermal heating and cooling? It’s an energy system that can save homeowners serious money on utility bills. Thankfully, you don’t have to live anywhere near an active volcano to have an effective, money-saving home geothermal system installed. ... Read More

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