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DiDi Launches Robotaxis

July 6th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Didi Chuxing (DiDi), a new mobility company focused on providing people with "app-based transportation and life services," has just launched a robotaxi service


Lyft: 100% Electric Vehicles By 2030. CleanTechnica: Ya Think?

June 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Lyft published the positive announcement last week that it would be 100% electric by 2030. Naturally, this is significantly uplifting news, but the responses from some members of CleanTechnica senior staff while eating avocado and cheddar cheese wedges


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

June 21st, 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

June 16th, 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

April 9th, 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


Elon Asks, Poland Delivers — EV Emojis For The World

March 26th, 2020 | by Jacek Fior

Reporting from the frontlines of the EV revolution in Poland, I'm back with some good news after a long absence here. Yes, I felt a little upset about the Tesla Berlin thing. It hurt, Elon, especially when there was so much potential next door. But we Poles are not grudge-bearers (unless it’s about soccer), so be assured you still have many friends here. As a token of this friendship, we thought we would make one of your wishes come true. I guess not only yours, but you have mentioned it at least once or twice


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


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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