August 5th, 2020 | by Kyle Field
Colorado-based electric powertrain builder Lightning Systems has launched a new division focused on bringing the latest EV charging solutions to its customers. In addition to simply providing EV chargers and supporting financing, the new division will help fleet managers build a comprehensive charging system to ensure they are up to the task of providing round the clock charging to keep the fleet on the road
July 4th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
US utility companies are starting to transition directly from coal to renewables, eliminating the natural gas peaker plants that everyone thought would be part of the clean energy transition
June 20th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Platte River Power Authority in Colorado says it will shut down its last coal-powered generating plant 16 years early to meet its 100% renewable energy goal by 2030.
June 18th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
People for Bikes has published the top 5 cities, perhaps happier cities than most, for bikes in the US, out of a total of 567 cities
June 5th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
There are different options for going solar, and they're all good ones. Some Coloradans just got one more option — community solar
May 14th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Several states would like Tesla to make them their new home. Tesla has a golden opportunity to drive a stake through the heart of franchise dealer laws. Now you be a good time to take advantage of it.
May 12th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Denver is closing more streets to cars to make room for more social distancing — for people biking, jogging, and walking
March 17th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
Even if the U.S. is successful at managing coronavirus infection rates and lethality, it has the capacity to wreak havoc on the November election
March 11th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
New research supports seeding efforts to bolster water supplies in drying regions, but some scientists question its effectiveness in addressing climate change
March 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
In an epic win for automakers such as Tesla and Rivian, and electric vehicles as a whole, the Colorado Senate passed SB20-167. If the Colorado House also approves the bill, EV producers will be able to sell their products directly to consumers
February 26th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Rivian has joined the campaign to sell directly to customers without using franchise dealers. Another paradign is about to get shifted.
February 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
In a new video, Sean Mitchell explains why he thinks the US auto dealership model is anti-American
February 17th, 2020 | by Chanan Bos
There is a lot of chit and chat around the water cooler here at CleanTechnica about Tesla manufacturing their own battery [&hellip
February 11th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
A new study shows that the abrupt thawing of the Arctic permafrost will double previous estimates of potential carbon emissions — carbon that was once frozen in the permafrost ice. In fact, it is already changing the landscape and ecology of the circumpolar north
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
December 24th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Andrew Romanoff, candidate for Senator in Colorado, released a no holds barred campaign ad touting his Green New Deal credentials. The ad has now gone viral.
December 23rd, 2019 | by Jake Richardson
A third-party car test like this is interesting in a number of ways. First, it comes from someone who is not an employee of the company so that bias is not present. Second, the video does not promote the vehicle, it merely documents a driving experience. Third, because there is no agenda behind it, this type of media can be more creative in its inquiry and expression
December 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Loveland, Colorado-based commercial EV builder Lightning Systems just closed a $41 million round of financing comprised of equity, debt, and working capital line funding from a variety of investors. Lightning Systems plans to use the new funding to scale up production of its electric powertrains for Ford Transits, Ford E-450s, Ford F-59 step vans, Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 6500XD trucks, and Lightning Electric city buses
October 16th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
In a rapidly changing world with new technologies coming online every day, it’s difficult to keep up. But when it comes to transportation, there’s no doubt that electric vehicles (EV) will replace gasoline- and diesel-burning vehicles
October 6th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
The Model 3 is the standout, Zen-of-zero-emissions electric vehicle that is meeting peoples hopes and wishes straight on. Even though I don't have a Model 3, I'd agree with anyone singing Model 3 praises. I have ridden in one many times, and I've previously written about the expansive back seat experience in a Tesla Shuttle. The praise the Model 3 gets is well deserved