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Solar Power Doubled In Most American Cities In Last 6 Years

April 25th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

According to a new report from the Environment America Research & Policy Center, solar power capacity doubled in most American cities in the last six years. Bret Fanshaw, the Director of the Go Solar campaign at Environment America, answered some questions about the growth for CleanTechnica


US West = EV Adoption Champion In USA

December 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

It's widely known that California is the center of US electric vehicle adoption. California leads the country in terms of overall electric vehicle (EV) sales as well as EV market share of new vehicle sales. It's also where Tesla was born and where nearly every US EV startup pops up. But there are other states that are also well ahead of the US average for EV market share ... and they're basically all in the west


Love Tribute Written By 5-Year Tesla Owner (#CleanTechnica Interview)

September 11th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Brett Morrison, a Tesla owner and enthusiast, recently published an article on his site about owning and driving Teslas. The piece he wrote is about love in a number of forms. Morrison generously answered some questions about his experiences for CleanTechnica


Refurbishing Baseload Power Stations To Backup Renewables

September 4th, 2018 | by George Harvey

A number of stories have popped up in the news recently about turning traditional hydroelectric stations, which generate power by using water captured from a flowing river, into pumped storage facilities, which cycle the water using more energy to do so than they produce


The Future Of Electric Aviation Is Developing In Scandinavia

July 30th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

These northern European countries continue to be at the forefront of electric vehicle (EV) adoption — electric cars, buses, boats, and trucks — and they have also started to tackle the final frontier, that of the demanding electric aviation industry


How The LADWP Creates Power Outages

July 12th, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

OK, so it's not fair they shoulder all the blame for these power outages. Its crews worked night and day to restore power to Angelenos suffocating in last weekend's epic heatstorm. LADWP's power outages affected nearly 3% of its customers last weekend. They're calling it an "unprecedented" heat storm, and as you can see, all-time records have been broken


The Rad Kidz Know The Fastest Way to Circular Fashion

June 21st, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

At the Urban Air Market in Los Feliz, a swanky neighborhood tucked into the east side of Los Angeles, I was excited to see so many upcycled crafts in one place. Particularly of the textile variety, considering how Americans throw out 11 million tons of textiles every year. 80% of those old clothes goes straight to landfill.


Siemens’ City Performance Tool Connects Long-Term Goals With Today’s Solutions

June 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Siemens has rolled out its new Siemens City Performance Tool that takes a snapshot of current city infrastructure and helps city leaders identify current as well as future actions cities can take to meet their climate, transportation, and energy goals. To learn a bit more about the new tool and the reports it generates, we sat down with Siemens' Chief City Executive for California and Arizona, Dennis Rodriguez


Uber Announces Premium Pay For Drivers Of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

June 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Uber announced a new push to clean up its driver-owned fleets on Tuesday which offers some drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles extra pay per trip. The move comes as the popular ride-sharing company looks for ways to cut fleet emissions on a fleet it doesn't own


Electric Buses A Crucial Portion Of Our Mobility Needs

May 26th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

In the race to electrify vehicles, electric buses (e-buses) and other utility platforms have been kept in the specialized news media. Despite the low profile, this market segment has the industrial and financial might to catapult EVs into mainstream use earlier than predicted



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