August 18th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard
In recent days, Ryan Zinke, US Secretary of the Interior, has been making headlines with his remarkably wrong-headed remarks about the US West's horrific season of wildfires, blaming them on eco-terrorists. As with President Trump's tweets of two days earlier in which he made the baffling statement that California was pumping fresh water into the Pacific instead of using it to fight fires, Zinke is so wrong that it is literally incredible that he could believe what he is saying
July 25th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
President* Trump’s tariff actions have sent the US solar industry spinning into a deep well of uncertainty, so CleanTechnica sat [&hellip
June 30th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
I've been following Arcimoto since it came to the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2012. This unique startup brought a very useable three-wheel electric vehicle (EV) that tilted, which was tons of fun. Arcimoto then came back diligently every year with improvements
February 7th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
It's a fight! The US Department of Energy is taking the case for wave energy to the people, even as President Trump advocates for slashing its renewable energy programs to the bone
February 6th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson
Some critics of electric vehicles try to claim that the electricity all EVs use comes from coal power plants, so they aren’t any better than gas-powered vehicles because they are also tied to a source of dirty electricity.
January 27th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content
Across the world, power downtime keeps going up. Power outages increased in frequency and were more widespread in 2016, affecting 33% more people, showing that we definitely need a solar storage solution
December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The Powering Past Coal Alliance, launched only last month by the UK and Canada at COP23, has seen its membership blow out past 50 countries, regions, and businesses, according to news revealed at the One Planet Summit held in France on Tuesday.
November 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Representatives from 10 US states, over 100 cities and more than 1000 corporations presented a unified vision of what America can do to combat the existential threat of climate change even in the face of obstinacy on the part of the federal goverment.
July 10th, 2017 | by James Ayre
As part of a new $5.3 billion transportation funding package passed by the Oregon Senate and House, Oregon will finally be instituting a plug-in electric vehicle purchase rebate program
June 19th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
Trump or no Trump, the US Department of Energy is forging ahead with another $12 million in funding for "game-changing" ocean power projects
May 16th, 2017 | by James Ayre
With state funding slated to end this summer, the Oregon-based electric vehicle advocacy group Drive Oregon has now changed its name and expanded its mission beyond state lines, according to recent reports
May 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Legislators in Oregon are considering a bill that would pay anyone who sells a plug-in hybrid or battery electric car a bonus of $250. The legislation would be funded by a $1 million appropriation and would exclude stores that sell electric cars exclusively. Yes, Tesla, they are talking about you
May 4th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Our friends over at EV Volumes — a Silver Sponsor of our upcoming Cleantech Revolution Tour conference in Berlin+Wroclaw — recently shared some interesting state-specific electric car sales data with us. The most notable finding is clear enough in the following chart
February 14th, 2017 | by NRDC
The latest in a series of studies by M.J. Bradley & Associates, commissioned by NRDC, project huge consumer savings in New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and Pennsylvania as more PEVs take the road in those states.
January 30th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Let’s face it. Going forward, the United States’ role in fighting the climate crisis on the international stage is uncertain. However, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic, because states around the country are already leading the way in clean energy and climate legislation
January 20th, 2017 | by James Ayre
EV Volumes recently highlighted some interesting stats with an interesting graph showing plug-in electric vehicle sales figures for the years 2011–2016 separated by state.
As the graph shows, the vast majority of plug-in electric vehicle sales in the US have been in California — with Georgia, Washington, New York, Florida, and Texas making up the anemic vanguard
January 10th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Researchers utilizing supercomputers are hoping to deliver more precise and accurate wind forecasts in regions with complex terrain in an effort to help utility operators make more accurate predictions of when wind energy will be available on the grid.
January 3rd, 2017 | by Scott Cooney
The Kailash Ecovillage journey began nearly a decade ago when founders Ole and Maitri Ersson bought a rundown apartment complex in inner Southeast Portland, OR. Since then, the couple along with a plethora of residents, gardeners, builders, and driven community members have created a functional, beautiful, and highly livable intentional community in one of the most walkable cities in the
December 31st, 2016 | by Tina Casey
The Energy Department has announced funding for a new, $40 million utility scale test site in the waters of the continental US, off the coast of Oregon
December 31st, 2016 | by James Ayre
In order to boost the rate of electric vehicle use amongst customers, the two biggest utility companies in Oregon — Portland General Electric and Pacific Power — have jointly filed plans to install new electric vehicle charging stations, to educate the public on plug-in vehicles, and to support the purchase of electric buses throughout the state