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The Span Panel Makes Adding Solar & Storage A Plug & Play Affair

September 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Span.IO is bringing intelligence to the home base of a home's electrical system with a new smart electrical panel that was designed from the ground up with home solar, energy storage, electric vehicles, and smart home tech in mind. The product was envisioned, designed, and engineered by a team of former Tesla engineers that brought the Powerwall to market, led by Tesla's former Head of Product, Arch Rao


DWeb: Leveraging Technology For Environmental Protection & Disaster Relief

September 18th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

I've just returned from the Decentralized WebCamp held this year at a regenerative mushroom farm in Santa Cruz, California. A global community hailing from Brazil, Germany, China, India, Canada, Russia, and everywhere in between participated to bring their own unique contributions to the many domains of the Decentralized Web, or “DWeb.”


The Phyn Smart Water Assistant Offers Deep Insights Into Your Home’s Water System

September 5th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The new Phyn Smart Water Assistant believes it can identify water leaks in the home with only a single connection to the water system. The new smart meter can be added to the home with a simple DIY installation under a single sink in the home, from which it is able to identify trends in the home's water usage including water leaks and water consumption tracking


The EV Connect Cloud Brings Connectivity & Interoperability To EV Charging

August 17th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

EV Connect has been playing in the public EV charging space since 2009 and continues to bring new solutions to the table 10 years later. CleanTechnica connected with CEO Jordan Ramer and VP of Business Development Ram Ambatipudi to hear what the company is up to and to learn about a deal they recently inked with Detroit's DTE Energy


Behind The Scenes At sonnen’s Wildspoldried, Germany Battery Testing Lab

August 2nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

sonnen has built the most advanced residential energy storage solution in the world in its ecoLinx home energy storage solution and its thermally stable lithium iron phosphate-based batteries. Here's a look behind the scenes at the lab in Wildspoldried, Germany where the ninth generation of sonnen's lithium iron phosphate-based batteries are assembled and tested


The Inevitability Of The Tesla App Store

July 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla raised the bar for the in-car infotainment experience with its massive 17" displays in the Model S and X, then flipped things on their side with a 15" landscape display in the Model 3. The large, responsive touchscreens brought the familiar interface from all of our smart devices into the car while allowing almost endless opportunities to innovate through future software updates


JAC Electric-Only Ride-Hailing Service — #CleanTechnica Exclusive

June 26th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Chinese automaker JAC Motors (江淮汽车) launched an electric-only ride-hailing service called Hexing (Hexing on-line Hailing) (和行约车/Hexing Yueche) on the 9th of January in Hefei, Anhui, China. I have been monitoring this service since launch. Today, I will explain the service, its future expansion plan, and my experience in the vehicles


Nickel Ride Finds EVs Are So Affordable … They Can Give Rides For Free

May 26th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

A company operating in Southwest Florida (St. Petersburg and Fort Myers), Nickel Ride, has found a new way to turn the advantages of electric vehicles into a competitive advantage. Just download the Nickel Ride app at either the Apple or Google store and request a ride for free


Charging On Without A Plan In The UK

May 25th, 2019 | by Andy Miles

The UK government, like the eccentric Don Quixote, is charging on without a rational plan for charging infrastructure. What has been required since 2010 when the first viable EVs started to emerge is a central government plan and policy for charging infrastructure. In the absence of any such planning, charging points of all kinds have sprung up like weeds in a neglected garden, with no specifications for siting, for access, or for payment


Xpeng Motors Gets Into Ride Hailing To Bypass The Competition

May 17th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Xpeng Motors is moving a step forward after announcing a stellar 2019 start by launching a pilot ride-hailing service, Pengster. Will it beef up competition or simply move mobility a nudge up? We'll know eventually. In the meantime, Xpeng Motors is about to roll out ride hailing in the world's biggest mobility market


Greyp Launches The G6 Electric Mountain Bike: Going Downhill Fast Has Never Felt Smarter — #CleanTechnica Field Trip

April 27th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

As the lights came down in Zagreb’s HDLU gallery, a new chapter in one of Croatia’s brightest startup success stories was about to begin. And when it comes to generating high expectations, few figures in the country’s tech sector elicit as much hype as Mate Rimac, the 30 year-old inventor, entrepreneur, and founder of Rimac Automobili


The Robot Gig Economy: Will It Pay Off For Tesla Owners?

April 21st, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Tesla is taking bold steps toward launching the Tesla Network, an Uber-like transportation service in which a self-driving Tesla will give you a ride. Recent research indicates that this could make big money for not only Tesla, but also Tesla owners who are willing to let their car participate in the Network while they’re not using it. But will it be profitable for owners that do this



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