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Published on January 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan


Tesla Powerwall + Solar, SolPad, Gigafactory Solar Roof … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

January 22nd, 2017 by  

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of the week were…

  1. Rooftop Solar & Tesla Powerwall Helps Couple Slash Utility Bill 86% (via Solar Love) — still hot
  2. SolPad Releases Pricing & Pre-Order Info For Mobile Solar + Storage Product
  3. Tesla Gigafactory Rooftop Solar System To Be ~7 Times Larger Than Largest Rooftop Solar System Today
  4. India Commits To Continued Climate & Cleantech Leadership In Spite Of Trump (Exclusive Video)
  5. Cheaper Solar Power Allows Indian Companies To Dump Utility Supply
  6. Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Increasing Capacity At Crowded Supercharger Locations Is “Top Priority”
  7. The Totally Insane Carbon Bubble
  8. President Trump Will Love This New Wind Energy Farm: It’s Huuuuuuger Than Anything In China — still hot
  9. Global Wind Turbine Market Set For A Turbulent End To Decade
  10. India Launches Online Training Course On Solar Energy Which Costs Just $8.79!
  11. Vice Ruler Of Dubai Has Tesla Supercharger (& Model S) — Nothing To See Here, Move Along Now … (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
  12. Next Big Thing: Renewable Water Desalination
  13. “Donald Trump” Has Already Created 198,000 New Energy Jobs In 2017
  14. California Has ~50% Of US Electric Cars
  15. President Obama’s Last-Minute $500 Million Donation To Green Climate Fund
  16. Where Silicon Joule Lead Batteries Outperform Lithium
  17. Would-Be Toyota Prius Prime Buyers Reporting Problems With Ordering & Dealers
  18. Tesla To Shift Electric Motor & Gearbox Production To Gigafactory 1 — still hot
  19. Electric GT Tesla Model S P100D Does 0–62 MPH In 2.1 Seconds
  20. Awareness, Awareness, Awareness — Clean Energy Is Cheap, Cheap, Cheap (Time To Be Annoying)

Given that I was heavily swamped with other work this past week while in Abu Dhabi, I haven’t read enough of our articles to share my own favorite stories of the week. Of course, I published several original pieces from Abu Dhabi that I’m quite happy with — including some unexpected and amazing exclusives, imho. But I am of course biased.

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About the Author

Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. 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, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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