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Tesla’s Acceleration Absurdity, Trump’s Hollow Science, JB Straubel On V2G… (Top 20 CleanTechnica Articles of the Week)

Here are the 20 CleanTechnica articles from the past week that apparently tickled your fancy the most (“you” being the collective CleanTechnica reader community):

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  1. How The Hell Did Tesla Get The Model S Landboat To Go 0–60 MPH In 2.5 Seconds?
  2. GOP EPA Chiefs Endorse Clinton Over Trump’s “Profound Ignorance Of Science” (via Planetsave)
  3. Tesla CTO JB Straubel On Why EVs Selling Electricity To The Grid Is Not As Swell As It Sounds
  4. New Tesla Model S Jets To 60 MPH In 2.65 Seconds, But Why? (via Gas2)
  5. To Make Solar Roofing Viable, Tesla Aesthetics Will Be Key
  6. Why Democratized Rooftop & Community Solar Is So Important
  7. SolidEnergy Systems Promising To Double Battery Life Of Lithium-Ion Batteries With New Lithium-Metal Tech
  8. 2 Critical Climate Change Problems Most People Don’t Know About
  9. Solar As A Service: The Headache-Free Way To Have Solar Power In New Zealand
  10. Tesla & Faraday Future Veterans Launch New EV Battery Pack Firm Romeo Power, Claim New Batteries Will Outperform Anything On Market
  11. Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Looks Hot, Outlandish, & Too Little Too Late (via Gas2)
  12. This. Means. WAR.
  13. Chevy Volt Sales Neck & Neck With Toyota Camry Hybrid, & It Beats Almost Every Other Hybrid (still hot)
  14. 91,000 Electric Cars Sold In Europe In 1st Half Of 2016 (Charts) (via EV Obsession)
  15. Battery Storage Is Already Profitable For Some Customers (via RenewEconomy)
  16. ANU Team Achieves Record Solar Thermal Efficiency Of 97% (via RenewEconomy)
  17. Why Tech Companies Want a Piece Of The Renewables Pie
  18. Simulation Suggests Self-Driving Vehicles Will Make 90% Of Urban Cars Redundant
  19. New Fracking Study Pulls Rug Out From Under “Safe” Fracking
  20. Electric Car Sales = 28% Of All Car Sales In Norway (First 7 Months Of 2016) (via EV Obsession)
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