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Get Ready For The First eVTOL Certification Rules From Europe

July 31st, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

A first stab at clarifying how electric and hybrid vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) and conventional electric and hybrid aircraft (eCTOL) will interact in our urban air mobility future was recently made by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). It calls the first eVTOL rule “the first building block to enable the safe operation of hybrid and electrical VTOL aircraft.”


Clean Tech Photographer Exhibits Her Photos Inside Wind Turbine Tower Sections

July 8th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

A new art installation by clean tech photographer Joan Sullivan in Quebec, Canada saw a selection of images from her vast body of photographic work installed in the interior of two sections of a wind turbine tower. The images celebrate the people -- the men and women -- who are building the clean tech installations that are powering the global transition to clean energy


All New British Columbia Light-Duty Vehicles Will Be Zero Emissions By 2040

June 6th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

On May 29, 2019 the British Columbia government passed the  Zero-Emission Vehicles Act (ZEVA). This legislation requires all new light-duty vehicles like cars and trucks sold there to be zero emissions vehicles by 2040. A representative of the B.C. Energy, Mines and Petroleum division answered some questions about the development for CleanTechnica


Tesla Vancouver Store Reportedly Took In ~800 Model 3 Orders Last Week

May 22nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

A Canadian Tesla enthusiast reported on Sunday that he recently sent an email to his Tesla rep in Vancouver to inquire about consumer interest there and the Tesla rep told him the Vancouver store had taken in approximately 800 orders in the past week. But the most interesting thing was this customer's comparison to a Nissan LEAF order


Which Countries Use The Most Fossil Fuels?

May 3rd, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Watch platform, a platform which features hundreds of data sets all in one place on the state of the planet’s resources and citizens


Tesla Gets Creative For Model 3 Customers In Canada

May 2nd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla has created a new base Model 3 for the Canadian market. The standard range car is priced at $44,999, just low enough to take advantage of the new iZEV rebate that went into effect on May 1.


Lion Electric Launches A Class 8 Truck With Up To 400km Range

March 26th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Lion Electric is adding a new full electric class 8 truck to its lineup, which is available with up to 400 kilometers of range per charge. The new Lion8 brings Lion Electric's experience from developing electric transit and electric school buses to bear on a larger vehicle class designed for urban deliveries


European Countries Are The Most Ready For Global Energy Transition

March 26th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Sweden, Switzerland, and Norway lead a host of European countries judged by the World Economic Forum as those most ready for the global energy transition, while Canada, Australia, and South Korea are the only Advanced Economies performing well below the average, due primarily to poor environmental sustainability policies. 


Wind Farm Coming? Here’s What To Expect & How To Help Your Community

March 7th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard

Wind farms aren't universally accepted by communities where they are being established. It's important to provide care and feeding to those communities, to provide them the immunization that they often require from those irrationally or ideologically opposed to wind energy and to assist them in healing breaches that occur. Wind farms bring change, and change is often difficult


Canada Just Joined IRENA — Here Is Why That Matters

March 4th, 2019 | by Jonny Tiernan

In January of 2019, Canada officially joined the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), becoming the 160th member of the global intergovernmental organization. This is an important development, showing the commitment that Canada is making to climate action and to the global energiewende


Canada Finally Joins IRENA

January 11th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

In what seems like news that has come a decade late, the International Renewable Energy Agency announced on Wednesday that Canada has finally become a member, becoming the Agency's 160th member


34,357 Canadian EV Sales For 2018 As Of Q3 End

December 31st, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

For all of 2018, the total EV sales in Canada may exceed the previous three years combined. The top seller among Canadian EVs for the Q3 was the Tesla Model 3. In second and third place were the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Bolt


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Sets Canadian Plug-In Hybrid Sales Record

December 28th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, which has long been a very popular plug-in vehicle in Europe, has already set a sales record in Canada after its relatively recent introduction there. Mitsubishi has already sold over 5,000 Outlander PHEVs in the northerly country. That's the first time ever that a plug-in hybrid has scored over 5,000 sales in one year in Canada


Denmark, UK, & Canada Lead In Using Technologies To Limit Climate Change

December 12th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Canada lead the world when it comes to implementing measures to mitigate climate change, according to new research published earlier this month at the UN climate change conference, COP24, currently underway in Katowice, Poland, which assessed 25 countries that account for 80% of the world's population


Cities Should Embrace Electric Bikes

December 12th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

Electric bikes make everyone healthier. They reduce the societal subsidy for driving cars. They increase productivity. They increase the economy. They reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Cities should embrace them


CoPower At The Forefront Of Canadian Clean Energy Financing

December 9th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

For David Berliner, the thirty-one-year-old founder of CoPower, fighting climate change means figuring out the financing. “Cutting-edge cleantech is exciting, but the reality is that the basic technology needed to make deep emissions cuts is already here.”



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