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#EC2019 Part 3: Is Building Energy Efficiency Overrated?

September 26th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard

While efficient buildings are good, there are limits to how much should be invested in energy efficiency programs compared to decarbonizing electricity, electrifying everything, and ensuring buildings are built with low-carbon materials

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

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