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Member-Owned Community Solar Poised For National Adoption

April 11th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Community solar projects are sweeping the nation, enabling individuals to benefit from solar energy even if they don’t have panels on their house or apartment building. The financial design of a community solar project may vary widely, however, which can make or break any savings that a system could yield for the consumer. 


Amazon Announces 3 New Wind Projects In Europe & US

April 10th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Internet e-commerce and cloud-computing giant Amazon announced three new wind energy projects on Monday, which will serve to help the company further its long-term goal of powering Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure with renewable energy


Tesla Model 3 vs. Porsche … Tesla’s Wonderful Long-Distance Navigation … Tesla Model Y Crushes Fossil Competitors — #CleanTechnica Top 20

March 30th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past week covered a Tesla Model 3 Performance beating a Porsche 911 GT2 RS driven by a Formula 1 champion in a drag race, Tesla's navigation system on long-distance trips, the Tesla Model Y versus fossil fuel competitors, geothermal energy + rooftop solar, Tesla's cash and liquidity, a California solar record, and more


Midwest States Could Save $12 Billion A Year By Switching To Electric Vehicles

March 22nd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Emissions from internal combustion engines are known to adversely impact air quality and human health, leading to approximately 53,000 premature deaths.[i] Such human health impacts come at a cost. As health care rates continue to climb, we should be looking for ways to proactively reduce these impacts


New Mexico Jumps At Chance For 100% Clean Electricity

March 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

New Mexico's Senate and House of Representatives have quickly shuffled a carbon-free electricity bill to the Governor's desk this week which calls for generating 80% of the state’s electricity from renewable energy sources by 2040 and 100% from “carbon-free” sources by


Tesla Drops 1st Real Image Of The Model Y As Event Invites Go Out

March 9th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla casually dropped a new teaser image into the invites for the Tesla Model Y event that went out last night, several hours after CEO Elon Musk tweeted to confirm that invites would be sent out that day. The reveal event is set for March 14th at 8pm at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California, which is also where Tesla revealed the Model 3 nearly 3 years ago


What Does $24,500 To $37,000 Tesla Model 3 Mean For The US Auto Market?

March 1st, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is here. Finally! The car may have been delayed, but it's as groundbreaking as it would have been a year or two ago, and it's well ahead of any comparable vehicles from other automakers. I'll get to detailed comparisons in another article, but the Model 3 is basically quicker, safer, has higher tech, and is cooler than anything even $10,000–20,000 near it in price


Electric Vehicles Can Lower Electricity Prices

February 25th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Regular readers of this column are well aware of the wonderful benefits of EV ownership. However, electric vehicles can also have a positive impact on the electric grid, serving as the perfect complement to renewable energy sources. Jeff McMahon, writing in Forbes, notes that a growing body of evidence supports the idea that the spread of EVs is good news for electric ratepayers



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