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Why Excluding Nuclear, Fossils With Carbon Capture, & Biofuels From The Green New Deal Makes Financial & Climate Sense — #RealityCheck

January 24th, 2019 | by Mark Z. Jacobson

The Green New Deal and multiple proposed laws and resolutions in the U.S. House (HRes.540, HR.3314, HR.3671) and Senate (SRes.632, S.987) call for the United States to move entirely from fossil fuels to clean, renewable electricity and/or all energy. A new bill was just introduced by Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), calling for the U.S. to produce 100 percent of its electric power from renewables by


What Changed In The Solar & Energy Storage Industries In 2018?

January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put "Solar Power Exploding" in a headline, and they thought I was referring to genuine explosions. In 2019, 2009 and 2010 progress looks like anthills


Everything You Need To Know About The Tesla Powerwall 2 (2019 Edition)

January 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Powerwall 2 is one of the most advanced residential energy storage systems in the world and it all starts with the batteries. The leadership highlights the fact that Tesla is not only a carmaker but also a major battery company that sells its batteries in a variety of form factors, including cars like the Model 3 and stationary energy products like the Powerwall


China × Cleantech — December 2018

January 6th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our December 2018 edition. The year has closed, but let us review the final interesting cleantech developments from China last year


10 EV Charging Tips For Cities — #CleanTechnica Presentation

December 23rd, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan

CleanTechnica and EV charging leader GreenWay last year led a working group of EV charging leaders — EVBox, Fortum, the Norwegian EV Association, and approximately a dozen others — to create EV charging guidelines for cities. CleanTechnica Director and Chief Editor Zachary Shahan presented a 10 key tips included in the report at a conference in the UAE in January. A video of the presentation is above, and a summary of it is below


sonnen Edges Into The Grid Services Market In Germany

December 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

sonnen and partner tiko Energy Solutions have received pre-qualification from the transmission system operator for the grid in Germany, TenneT, to leverage its existing distributed network of energy storage systems pooled into a virtual power plant to provide primary balancing power


Economics of a Tesla Solar Home … Aerial View of California Devastation … #CleanTechnica Top 20 Stories of the Week

November 25th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

The top 20 articles of the past week on CleanTechnica included a Tesla solar + Powerwall experience, reflections on the scary & concerning aftermath of California wildfires from the sky, yet another jarring wake-up call on global scorching and potential climate collapse, climate action via Tesla consumerism, the ongoing jockeying for a Tesla gigafactory in the various corners and centers of Europe, a raffle to win a Tesla while supporting climate action, and much more


EV Battery Recycling & Reuse, Electric Buses In Extreme Climates, UAE “On The Cusp Of An Electric Boom” … #Intersolar ME Q&A

November 22nd, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan

Ben Pullen, the managing director of Global EVRT, led a rousing day of informative e-mobility talks for the first ever e-mobility session at Intersolar Middle East last year. It culminated in questions from the audience. This question & answer session followed presentations on the accelerating transition to electric vehicles, the power of inflection points, sustainable cities, and more



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