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Jake Richardson Hello, I have been writing online for some time, and enjoy the outdoors. If you like, you can follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JakeRsol



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World’s Largest Renewable Hydrogen Plant (Part 2)

June 8th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Recently we published an article about the Lancaster, CA renewable hydrogen production plant project, which covered a lot of ground, but in order to provide some more details, SGH2 CEO Dr. Robert Do answered some questions about it for CleanTechnica


Electric Surfboards Bring The Fun

April 6th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Based in Sweden, Awake makes electric surfboards that can achieve a top speed of 30 knots and provide rides for up to 45 minutes per charge. Named the RAVIK and RAVIK S, the boards can be charged in about 80 minutes and batteries can be swapped quickly between sessions for riding continuity. Brand Manager Gustav Kjellberg answered some questions for CleanTechnica about surfing electric style


State Solar Rankings Report Released By Solar Power Rocks (Interview)

March 15th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Solar power's success at the state level has much to do with how well it is supported with government incentives for consumers and businesses. Fortunately, solar power continues to grow even though the current federal administration is not supportive. Ben Zientara, a Solar Power Rocks lead researcher and policy analyst, answered some questions about the state solar power rankings for CleanTechnica


40,000 Miles & 15 Months Living In A Tesla Model 3

February 22nd, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Living in a car, van, or RV doesn’t appeal to that many people, but for the intrepid minority who do live this lifestyle, it can offer some unconventional and enriching experiences for those who choose mobile living out of necessity or for those who do so for the freedom to travel as much as their budgets allow


Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Could Be Cheaper & More Energy Dense

February 11th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Research at Monash University in Australia led to the development of a very high-performance and energy efficient lithium-sulfur battery. Dr. Mahdokht Shaibani, a Research Fellow in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Monash University, who also held a leadership role on the project, answered some questions about the work for CleanTechnica


The Incentives Stimulating Norway’s Electric Vehicle Success

January 28th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

When it comes to electric vehicles, Norway is a world leader. Battery electric vehicles sales accounted for 42% of the market there in 2019. The top sellers were the Tesla Model 3, the VW e-Golf, Nissan Leaf, Audi e-tron, and BMW i3. But why is Norway, a small and northern nation with 5.35 million people, also an EV leader


Amazon, IKEA, AT&T, DHL & Others Join Electric Vehicle Alliance

January 28th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Some of the largest corporations in America have joined the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance, an organization started by the non-profit Ceres to support greater commercial EV adoption. DHL, Amazon, AT&T, Clif Bar, Consumers Energy, Direct Energy, Genentech, IKEA North America, LeasePlan, Lime, and Siemens are Alliance members


Tesla Model Y Might Be On Jay Leno’s Garage Soon

January 23rd, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Twitter user Michael Hughes, who is also a Tesla Model 3 owner, tweeted recently about getting to see a Tesla Model Y in the wild and mentioned that he even sat in the back of the vehicle, which he seemed quite enthused about


How Electric Vehicles Are Better For Cities

January 22nd, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

If anyone tells you that electric vehicles are no better for the environment, tell them they’re not only better for the environment, they’re better for human health too


Air Filters Used In LA Schools Linked To Higher Test Scores

January 14th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

NYU Assistant Professor of Economics Michael Gilraine studied what happened when a number of schools in the Los Angeles area had air filters installed as a safety measure after a very large natural gas leak occurred. Gilraine's research uncovered an unexpected benefit, and he answered some questions about his research for CleanTechnica


Swedish Housing Developer Bonava To Make All Of Its New Parking Bays EV Ready

January 10th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

The Swedish housing developer Bonava announced it will make parking bays in its new Finnish development projects EV ready. The company is the first developer in Finland to do so, and is partnering with Parking Energy Ltd. to prepare the parking bays. The bays will have electricity, cables, and a Parking Energy Quick Connector. Jiri Räsänen, Parking Energy's CEO, answered some questions about the work for CleanTechnica.



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