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Dutch Solar Bike Path SolaRoad Successful & Expanding

March 12th, 2017 | by Rogier van Rooij

Bike paths: The Netherlands is covered with them, connecting more or less every destination a person might wish to go to and greatly increasing the convenience of cycling as a sustainable mode of transport. In the densely populated country, where space is scarce, a consortium of companies and research labs called Solaroad is endeavoring to make those cycle lanes reduce carbon emissions in yet another way: by having them to generate solar electricity


10 More Cleantech City Solutions (#21–30)

February 26th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Following up on the first 20 cleantech city solutions that I promoted here and here, below are 10 more cleantech solutions that cities can implement to more quickly propel humanity into a sustainable cleantech future


10 Cleantech Solutions Your City Should Implement

December 8th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

Cities are where most of the world's people live, and they can make the move toward cleantech and away from burning up the planet go much, much — much — faster. In fact, some policies could trump critical levers like ZEV mandates, and if adopted broadly, make the ZEV transition happen faster than most of us think possible


Electric Car Evolution

April 26th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on Sustainnovate. Following up on my articles on the history of solar power science, history of solar power [&hellip


1st Real-World Smart Grid Of Its Size In The Netherlands?

June 6th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

In what very well may be my favorite city on Earth -- bicycle heaven Groningen, in the Netherlands -- some Dutch firms have set up what they think may be the largest real-world application and study of a smart grid. In its first phase, it only includes 25 homes, but that's a start



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