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Published on June 3rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories in May

June 3rd, 2011 by  


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I thought I’d start sharing a little more “inside CleanTechnica” info this month and start doing a monthly wrap-up of our top 20 posts of the month.

Note that these are the top 20 stories published in May. Some of our older pieces consistently get a ton of views, primarily from Google or StumbleUpon, but I chose to leave those out of this list and just focus on the newbies.

So, below are the top 30 from May (out of the 114 stories we published). And stay tuned for another new monthly surprise (in which you can win a little money) as well! Coming later today or early tomorrow.

  1. Farmer Invents $100 Device that Replaces Diesel Fuel for Irrigation
  2. First Large Scale 24/7 Solar Power Plant to be Constructed in U.S
  3. Why Wind Intermittency is NOT a Big Deal
  4. Idaho Has More Wind Power Than it Can Use
  5. Are Cell Phones Killing Bees? How the False Meme Spread
  6. Another Cheap Way to Store Solar and Wind Power
  7. LED Equivalent to 100-Watt Bulb Announced
  8. Cost of Wind Power — Kicks Coal’s Butt, Better than Natural Gas (& Could Power Your EV for $0.70/gallon)
  9. Oil and Gas Industry Leads Global Corruption Index: US More Corrupt than Qatar
  10. Gamechanger In US-Cuba Relations – Massive Oil Discovery off Cuba
  11. India plans $37 billion investment to add 17,000 MW clean energy capacity by 2017
  12. All-in-One Portable Wind Turbine Tested (and Liked) by U.S. Army
  13. More than Half of U.S. Energy Goes to Waste – But Not for Long
  14. Data Center Infographic (+ Opportunities for Efficiency Improvements)
  15. Wind Power is Making Electricity Cheaper (Exxon: Wind to be Cheapest Source of Electricity)
  16. Discovery of Cheap Catalyst Advances Case for Hydrogen Fuel
  17. Picking Up Good Vibrations – Tiny Energy Harvester is Most Powerful Yet
  18. Net-Zero Solar Homes with $0 Electric Bills (& You Can Win One)
  19. Energy in an Hour {Infographic}
  20. Unprecedented UN Report: Renewable Energy Costs to Drop, Use to Grow Substantially by 2030, but…

Again, stay tuned for another new monthly feature and a chance to win a little cash.

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is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in NIO [NIO], Tesla [TSLA], and Xpeng [XPEV]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.



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