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What Is Starlink? And Could Tesla Be Involved?

November 10th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

As anyone who’s stuck paying an onerous bill to a local internet monopoly will agree, there’s a great market opportunity out there for any company that could offer a global wireless internet connection. SpaceX has been working on just that since 2015, developing a broadband satellite constellation called Starlink. A recent article in SmarterAnalyst proposes that Tesla could be an integral part of the plan


Why Cleantech Needs More Media & Citizen Support

March 19th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

If you're reading CleanTechnica (which you are), there's a good chance you already "get" the key points of this story, but it seems that much of the population doesn't benefit from your understanding. Hence the following article


2017 Electric Mobility Highlights

January 2nd, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

2017 was a strange year, with plenty to celebrate and plenty to ponder about. The wild ups and downs most of us have gone through, both personally and professionally, were reflected in the industries we cover as well. So let's take a look at what surprised us, what shows the most potential, and what was simply strange


Energy Efficiency Could Cut Wireless Data Power Demand 90% By 2020

May 20th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

The growing could of mobile data could quadruple power demand of wireless networks by 2015, with massive emissions impacts. Good thing that a new study from the GreenTouch consortium outlines energy efficiency measures that could cut net energy consumption 90% by


CleanWeb Hackathon

September 6th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

The CleanWeb Hackathon is an upcoming gathering (September 10 & 11th) in San Francisco to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints. The goal is to organize a competition to build apps and hacks exploiting new sustainable business models while leveraging the mobile and social web. The hackathon is an interesting concept that builds on creative thinking and information technology


Korea to Abandon Printed Textbooks by 2015

July 8th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

In a bold move, South Korea's ministry of education recently announced plans to remove printed textbooks from Korea's schools by the year 2015. Called “Smart Education”, the plan calls for the creation of a dedicated cloud network - which will host digital copies of the students' required reading and lessons – that can be accessed through “any” Internet-connected device, from low-power netbooks to tablets to (presumably) Android-powered washing machines, which will be provided to students' families if they are unable to afford them (the netbooks, not the appliances)


Are Cell Phones Killing Bees? How the False Meme Spread

May 12th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

You may have seen the sensational stories on the Internet the past 24 hours that it’s finally been confirmed: Cell Phones KILL Bees! The only problem is… it’s NOT confirmed. That’s not what the study says. It’s not even what the original article says. How did this meme spread EVERYWHERE in just 24 hours



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