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Major Vehicle-to-Grid Trial Initiating In UK

November 19th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Vehicle-to-grid trials have been going on for years. A new one in the UK, though, goes to new levels and might be the trial that helps vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology break through


Baidu Launches Apollo Go Robotaxis In Beijing, Cangzhou, & Changsha

September 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently wrote an article about 10 existing and planned robotaxi services. One of those was the Apollo Go Robotaxi service launched by Baidu in Changsha, China, on Earth Day, April 20. It turns out that robotaxi service was also launched in Cangzhou, China, in August, and now it's just been launched in Beijing


Xeal Energy Making Smart EV Charging Smarter

September 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Smart electric vehicle charging keeps getting smarter. Xeal Energy is a new-ish company in this sector, and one we just recently came across. It's doing a few things I'm especially fond of, so I thought I'd give it a little love here on CleanTechnica


Start-up “&Charge” Promotes Electric Mobility

August 25th, 2020 | by Press Release

With "&Charge", Porsche Digital has successfully spun off its own company in the field of e-mobility, thereby expanding its digital business portfolio. "&Charge" offers a digital platform through which users can obtain credit for their online purchases for electric mobility. The start-up, which is based in Frankfurt am Main in Germany, thus offers the first loyalty program for e-mobility in Europe


Mobileye & WILLER Partner For Robotaxis In Japan

August 6th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

News this month out of Japan is that Mobileye is partnering with WILLER, an unfamiliar name to an American like me but apparently "one of the largest transportation operators in Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region," in order to launch robotaxi service in Japan, Taiwan, and elsewhere in Southeast Asian


The Sense Solar Home Energy Monitor Is Like An X-Ray For Your Home Electrical System — CleanTechnica Review

August 5th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

After the climate change-fueled wildfire season of 2017 gobbled up our home, we rebuilt our home the right way, with rooftop solar, energy storage, and no fossil fuels piped to the house. For our new fully electric home, I was eager to understand what appliances were energy hogs and by how much. Having just talked with Sense CEO Mike Phillips about their solution, a review was the obvious next step and it was right on time


Tesla Powerwall Saves The Day In SCE Power Outage

August 5th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Our local utility notified us that a power outage with an 8-hour outage window spanning from 9am to 5pm was scheduled for June 3rd. For most people, in a non-pandemic world, that would not be a problem. People are normally at work during the day, so the outage passes by unnoticed


Shelter-At-Home Project: DIY LED Lighting Upgrade

August 3rd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The coronavirus outbreak has forced many into an unplanned staycation at home for several weeks already and no end date is in sight. One can only spend so much time on Netflix, YouTube, Duolingo, and Khan Academy before looking for more exciting projects to tackle. Upgrading to LED light bulbs is one such upgrade that offers not only energy savings every month, but more control over the type of lighting being provided and a more pleasing aesthetic. Curious? Let's jump in



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