January 8th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen
The Japanese justice system is not functioning on the "presumed innocent until proven guilty" principle that is the foundation of western law. Nor does it know the principle that punishment should be administered after the conviction, not before
December 20th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
While Jacobson's latest Stanford study on 100% renewables by 2050 will draw fire for leaning into the Green New Deal, it strongly supports that policy
November 30th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
Tesla's Powerwall battery has won Japan's Smart Energy Excellence Award. This is just one more award in Tesla's vast and growing collection -- a collection that needs to be celebrated by not only Tesla fans, owners, and shareholders, but by everyone
November 22nd, 2019 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai
Nopia Ride, a taxi-hailing service that only uses electric cars is scaling up operations in Kenya. Nopia ran a pilot phase from August 2018 to March 2019. Three used Nissan Leafs imported from Japan and the United Kingdom were used in the pilot program. The pilot phase allowed the company to test its business case and showcase the business plan to potential investors with real trip data to validate its case
November 17th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Kirusowa's film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident.
Indeed, in real life, there are farmlands in Japan that are ruined, land that cannot be cultivated anymore. The Nikkei Asian Review reports mountainous areas where population outflows continue
September 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
The CERO One e-bike is the brainchild of co-founder and CEO of CERO Bikes Kiyoshi Iwai. After yet another day of crawling through Los Angeles traffic, Kiyoshi was at his wits' end. He envisioned a Los Angeles where people moved around the sunny city on bicycles. Where smog was replaced with fresh air and hours spent in a car were exchanged for more time with family exploring the city
August 24th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse
In this article, I want to discuss Tesla's potential to grow in the Asian market. Everybody knows China is a huge opportunity since it is both the largest auto market in the world and it seems to get pretty good support from the government, which seems to be trying to address the air pollution issue in the country, but I wanted to look at the size of all the rest of Asia
August 5th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon
Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our July 2019 edition
August 3rd, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
It's just another day in the busy city of Casablanca, Morocco. There's lots of traffic, many pedestrians, and even a speed bump that Tesla's Autopilot handles with ease
July 30th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
India and Australia are expected to lead a regional shift in power generation costs over the next few years, which will see renewable energy sources become cost competitive and cheaper than fossil fuels in the next few years, according to new figures published over the weekend by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
July 26th, 2019 | by Saurabh
A Japanese company successfully raised funds for the production of electric vehicle parts using green bonds. Meidensha Corporation (Meiden) recently [&hellip
July 15th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
New figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance published Wednesday show that renewable energy investment in China plummeted 39% in the first half of 2019, down to $28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any half-year period since 2013, subsequently dragging global renewable energy investment down 14% to $117.6 billion.
July 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish offshore wind giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced last month that it had received its first preferred supplier nomination for the Japanese offshore wind industry, being nominated as preferred supplier for the Northern Akita offshore pipeline in Japan which has a capacity of up to 455 megawatts (MW).
June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council published its inaugural Global Offshore Wind Report this week, which shows that not only has offshore wind grown at an average of 21% each year since 2013, but that the sector could install an additional 200 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by
June 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Days before representatives of the G20 meet in Japan, a new report has been published by the Overseas Development Institute, or ODI, which reveals these nations are spending at least $63.9 billion on coal annually.
June 18th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
To the average American, Tesla is just another topic in the news alongside China, Trump, the weather, terrorism, national disasters, local sports, and celebrity gossip. They have their morning coffee, rush to work, and glance at the news on their phones. Actually, many Americans work rotating shifts. Those shifts may begin at 9:00 PM at night -- and they may not have time to catch up on the news. Unless someone is exposed to Tesla via a customer, fan, or shareholder, they will often only know from what they hear or see in the news
June 15th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon
Welcome to the next issue of China × Cleantech, our May 2019 edition
May 31st, 2019 | by Kyle Field
As of today, customers in Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand are able to jump into the configurator for the first time to build their Model 3, ogle at the prices in their local currencies, and actually place orders
May 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba
While Nissan’s executives deny it, many in the automotive media and even Carlos Ghosn himself think his arrest was orchestrated by Nissan executives to prevent a merger with Renault. If this is true, then the executives have indeed shot themselves in the foot
May 13th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
China, Japan, and South Korea continue to make flowery speeches about cutting carbon emissions while financing coal fired generating stations in other countries.