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3 Tidal Turbines
 Pop Into New York City’s East River

October 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Marine energy company Verdant Power has plopped three tidal power turbines into New York City's East River on one array. This is called the Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project, and it is indeed the first US-licensed tidal power project


New York Gives Big Boost To Renewable Energy

October 17th, 2020 | by NRDC

The Public Service Commission has issued an important order which sets out a roadmap for achieving the state’s ambitious goal of obtaining 70 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. A press release summarizing the order is available here


New York Pathways To Bus & Truck Electrification

October 10th, 2020 | by NRDC

To achieve New York’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals outlined in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), New York needs to aggressively reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector — the largest source of emissions in the state


New York City Is Getting 20 Miles Of Bus Lanes & Car-Free Busways

July 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

There is a new plan in New York City that centers around buses. The city will be providing 20 miles of bus lanes and car-free busways. Mayor de Blasio said that implementation of the plan across the city is already starting. He will also make the successful 14th Street busway permanent. Originally, the plan was for 60 miles of bus lanes and busways, but this is a start


Biking Provides Critical Lifeline During Coronavirus Crisis

April 18th, 2020 | by World Resources Institute

As the world works to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 3.9 billion people are under full or partial lockdown orders, as of mid-April. Cities have curtailed many public transit operations because of declining ridership and health concerns


EV Total Cost of Ownership Calculator, Louisiana COVID-19 Crisis — CleanTechnica Top 20

April 6th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

A cool electric vehicle total cost of ownership calculator from a California utility (for its region), the horrible situation the state of Louisiana is in with regards to the coronavirus epidemic and COVID-19, coming gas station bankruptcies, and Elon Musk's offer of ventilators to any hospital urgently needing them led CleanTechnica's list of the most popular stories last week


Mount Sinai Hospital Receives Ventilators From Tesla

April 3rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York, NY, received ventilators from Tesla, as we all know, but worth noting is the hospital's President and Chief Operating Officer took to both LinkedIn and Twitter to express his gratitude for receiving the ventilators bought by Tesla and given freely to the hospital


NY-Funded Solar One Program Empowers Vulnerable Communities With Solar + Storage, Emergency Resilience

December 9th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Solar One is an organization that I've experienced first hand. An active force in clean urban transition, in particular aiding low-income households, it deserves support. Both organizations I met with in NYC — Solar One and WE ACT — had individuals reflecting the relaxed as well as energetic personalities necessary to make something work, really work


Electric Moped Startup Revel Secures $27.6 Million In New Funding

November 6th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

The New York-based electric moped startup, Revel, recently secured $27.6 million in new funding. Ibex Investors, Toyota AI Ventures, Maniv Mobility, Blue Collective, and Launch Capital were the backers. Revel's CEO, Frank Reig, answered some questions about the funding and company's growth for CleanTechnica


Tesla Model 3 Becomes 1st 100% Electric Taxi Cab Approved By NYC

November 1st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The City of New York (NYC) has put the Tesla Model 3 on the list of approved yellow cabs. The Model 3 is the first-ever all-electric car to make it on the list. Previously, some hybrid cars were on the list, such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, and Ford Fusion Hybrid (see full list below)



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