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Air Quality

Optibus Leverages Cloud Computing & Proprietary Algorithms To Digitize Fleet Resource Planning

Published on July 18th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The team at Optibus has developed a fleet resource planning and scheduling solution that it believes will define the future of transit operations around the world. We spent some time with Optibus co-founder and CEO Amos Haggiag to dig into the origins of the solution, what makes it tick and to get a better idea about how it is helping transit operators manage their fleets today... Read More


Clean Transport

24 Miles Per Hour On The New Boosted Stealth Electric Skateboard (CleanTechnica Review)

Published on July 18th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Boosted's new Stealth board looks very much like the previous versions of the board, but much like the name implies, that is all just a cover to keep it flying under the radar. In reality, the Stealth is a wild dog, ready to chase after a bunny at a moments notice...but there's no bunny. Or maybe I'm the bunny and the controller is just begging me to crank it up one more time. It's all getting a bit blurry as the board takes off and my body crouches down, knees bent in search of the tenuous balance as the adrenaline hits my bloodstream again. Sweaty palms. My body begs for more as my brain tells my hand to lay off the acceleration... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Formula 1 Champ Nico Rosberg Test Drives A Tesla Model X (Video)

Published on July 18th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

A Formula 1 racing champion, with gasoline flowing through his veins, happens to be excited about a tech revolution unfolding in the automotive space. Last year, InsideEVs reported that Nico Rosberg, Formula 1's 2016 champion, made a pilgrimage to Silicon Valley. During his visit, "Tesla was his first stop ... [and] continuing on the electric vehicle theme, he popped into ChargePoint’s headquarters."... Read More


Bicycles

Electric Scooter Charging: Is It Your Next Side Job?

Published on July 17th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Collections of electric scooters distributed in urban centers require recharging and maintenance, so there are a number of independent contractor roles available to service them. These new jobs are supposedly part of the ‘gig economy’... Read More


Energy Storage

More Energy Storage Looming For Wind Power

Published on July 17th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

It wasn’t that long ago that solar power and wind power were labeled as marginal, ‘green’ electricity, but in the last five years or so they have become much more affordable and economically more feasible than conventional sources like coal and nuclear... Read More


Clean Power

Home Energy Storage System Installations Hit Record High In US

Published on July 17th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

US home energy storage systems installations hit a record high in the first quarter of 2018. 36 megawatt-hours of grid-connected home energy storage systems were installed during this period, which was the same amount for the first three quarters of the year. Nearly three quarters of the Q1 installations were in California and Hawaii... Read More


Bicycles

The Future Of Light Electric Vehicles: #CleanTechnica Interview With CEO Of Boosted, Jeff Russakow

Published on July 17th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Boosted has not just set the bar for what an electric skateboard is, or even raised the bar - Boosted IS the bar against which all other electric skateboards are measured. Its first generation Boosted Board enabled riders around the world to escape their containerized vehicles and instead, to explore their cities, villages, and neighborhoods as they are, raw and exposed... Read More


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