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No One Is Buying Canada’s Oil: A Preview Of The Near Future New Normal

March 29th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

When will Canada learn? Stop throwing money at the fossil fuel industry. Let it live or die on its own with its decades of profits. Shift investment to clean technologies, technologies which are also much lower in contagion pathways for Canadians. Stop investing in the past and start investing in the future. 


The Current & Coming Climate Crisis — Podcast With Michael Mann

March 29th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, sits down to talk with Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and the Director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, about the immediacy and importance of addressing climate change


Off-The-Radar Renewable Energy Explosion After COVID-19 Dust Settles — CleanTechnica Interview

March 28th, 2020 | by Tina Casey

Earlier this week, renewable energy advocates raised the alarm when it became clear that the new $2 trillion stimulus package will not shine so kindly upon wind, solar, and other clean tech. That stinks, but the groundwork for a low carbon revolution was already laid by another stimulus bill that passed Congress way back before the latest crisis hit — just about 11 years ago, as a matter of fact


Valuing Tesla [TSLA] — Or Any Company — In The Coronavirus Era

March 24th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

In my regular job, I've been tracking the progress of the coronavirus very carefully for approximately the past month. It was one of the fastest changing situations that I have ever been in some way part of. I was communicating directly with health officials about the situation. March 10, only two weeks ago as I write this, I was told that they expected that the spread had begun, but that it was containable and would not affect any operations until the end of April, if ever


Panasonic Is Building A Comprehensive Energy Management System For Homeowners

March 24th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Panasonic is building on its deep bench of products in the consumer space to build a suite of residential energy storage products. CleanTechnica spoke with Panasonic Sales Engineer Dan Glaser about the work Panasonic is doing to unify the various energy systems in the home into a single, intelligent operating unit


New Solar Energy Innovation Network Teams Announced

March 23rd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced that eight teams have been selected to participate in the second round of the Solar Energy Innovation Network, a program that supports multi-stakeholder teams pursuing new applications of solar energy and other distributed energy resources in unique locations and contexts


Indian Coal Mining Company Tenders 115 Megawatts Of Solar Projects

March 23rd, 2020 | by Saurabh

Rarely do we see companies following up on their renewable energy commitments with concrete actions, more so when companies are giants in the fossil fuel sector. However, a coal mining company in India has turned out to be an outlier in this regard and is taking measures to set up large-scale solar power projects


Tesla/SpaceX-Provided Masks & Ventilators … Tesla Model Y Tidbits … VW ID.3 Launch — CleanTechnica Top 20

March 22nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The most popular CleanTechnica articles of the past week, naturally, included a few pieces related to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic that's shutting down half the world. Otherwise, hot topics were the Tesla Model Y (have to wonder how much this vehicle would dominate some portions of the news and public consciousness if not for COVID-19), the Volkswagen ID.3 and overall ID lineup/strategy, and other EV and Tesla news and analyses


Indian Solar Imports From China Down 40% In Three Years

March 22nd, 2020 | by Smiti

India has witnessed a sharp fall in the value of solar cells and modules imported from China between April 2017 and March 2019, the government has revealed. The decline is the direct result of safeguard duties imposed by the Indian government in


Why Is COVID-19 Taken More Seriously Than Climate Change?

March 21st, 2020 | by Barry A.F.

Climate change is an existential threat to humanity. We are on a trajectory to destroying a livable climate. This has been modeled, we know why it's happening, how it works, and how to fight it. We also have the technology to defeat it. And bonus, that technology is cost effective


Atom Power’s Intelligent Circuit Breakers Lay The Foundation For The Next Generation Electrical System

March 20th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Ryan Kennedy, the CEO of Atom Power, believes his solid state circuit breaker is primed to disrupt not just the world of circuit breakers, but also deliver realtime energy monitoring, control, with a host of software to tune it. We spoke with Ryan about the new second generation Atom Switch to learn about how they are helping modernize the safety and control of electricity in homes around the world today



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