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Air Quality

Air Filters Used In LA Schools Linked To Higher Test Scores

Published on January 14th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

NYU Assistant Professor of Economics Michael Gilraine studied what happened when a number of schools in the Los Angeles area had air filters installed as a safety measure after a very large natural gas leak occurred. Gilraine's research uncovered an unexpected benefit, and he answered some questions about his research for CleanTechnica... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Oppenheimer: Tesla Is An “Existential Threat” To Automakers

Published on January 14th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Oppenheimer analyst Colin Rusch this week told CNBC that Tesla has proven to be an existential threat for automakers. He said this while explaining his price hike for Tesla [TSLA] on CNBC's Power Lunch. He points out that "first ground to first car" was less than a year while talking about Tesla's new Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai... Read More


Batteries

Sony Electric Car … Australian Fire Insanity … Zombie Solar Energy Storage System — CleanTechnica Top 20

Published on January 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The biggest, hottest, most enticing CleanTechnica stories last week were led by Sony unveiling an electric car, the impossible-to-comprehend scale of this month's Australian wildfires, and a solar energy storage device from the 1980s that has come back to life. You may have noticed something unusual by now — there wasn't a single Tesla story in the top 3! That's the first time in a long time, and ironic considering that Tesla stock [TSLA] went bonkers last week (and is still going bonkers)... Read More


Clean Power

National Community Solar Programs Tracker

Published on January 13th, 2020 | by John Farrell

Community solar can happen in any state sharing two key market characteristics: virtual net metering and requirements for utilities to connect distributed solar to the grid (interconnection rules). Community solar program legislation can include both elements. 16 states have passed legislation enabling community shared solar gardens, but only four have active programs with multiple installations... Read More


Cars

Renault/Nissan Split Rumors Intensify

Published on January 13th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

The rumor mill is working overtime and suggesting Renault and Nissan may soon dissolve their decade-long alliance. If so, will they find other partners... Read More


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