About Derek Markham

Derek Markham lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, slacklining, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves good food, with fresh roasted chiles at the top of his list of favorites. Catch up with Derek on Twitter, RebelMouse, Google+, or at his natural parenting site, Natural Papa!



Author Archives: Derek Markham

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid & Electric: First Drive Impression

February 22nd, 2017 | by Derek Markham

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq looks to be a serious contender in the affordable clean transportation sector, as buyers have the option of choosing from three different flavors — a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, or a fully electric car — of the platform, all at prices right in line with (or better than) the rest of the cars in their class


Micro Mobility Systems’ Microlino EV Is “Not A Car”

December 30th, 2016 | by Derek Markham

The Micro Mobility Systems Microlino could be the missing link in electric transportation. It’s tiny, it’s affordable, and it’s definitely an eye-catcher. But make no mistake about it — it’s not a car


Winners Of Zayed Future Energy Prize 2016 Selected

December 19th, 2016 | by Derek Markham

The jury for the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize has selected the winners for the international renewable energy and sustainability awards, which will be formally announced at the awards ceremony on January 16th, 2017 during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week


Clean Transport & Energy News Roundup (Jet Biofuel, Tow To Charge Tesla, Energy Storage, Hybrid Ferraris…)

November 16th, 2016 | by Derek Markham

In this edition of the clean transport and energy news roundup, we've got stories about a solar battle in Utah, a large energy storage facility in Sonoma County, public lands renewable energy rules, India's $2 billion renewable energy equity fund, how many Gigafactories we'll need for the clean energy transition, Chevy Bolt, hybrid Ferraris, the first commercial jet biofuel flight, and more


Clean Energy & Transport News Roundup (Fisker EMotion, Floating Solar, Wind + Hydropower, Solar + Storage…)

October 31st, 2016 | by Derek Markham

In this edition of the clean energy and transport news roundup, we've got stories about Singapore's floating solar test-bed, Swell Energy's storage solutions, Massachusetts solar successes, a 700 MW solar and wind project for Long Island, Henrik Fisker's EMotion revealed, Infiniti's EV, electric motorcycles, an in-depth look at the Tesla Roadster, the 366-mile Honda Clarity fuel cell car, and more



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