February 21st, 2020 | by Michael Barnard
With luck, the airborne wind energy space will sink back into academic research efforts involving kitesurfing kites at University of Delft. It's useful to continue to play with things in academia, and it's a domain with a lot of engineering complexity that's a good proving ground for engineers who can go on to do useful things as a result
December 20th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Public fast charging network operator EVgo has rolled out the first Tesla connectors ever to be deployed on a non-Tesla fast charging network in the US. The new program will initially see Tesla charging adapters added to all of EVgo's fast charging stations in the City of San Francisco with a broader rollout across the US following in
October 3rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
ChargePoint is doubling down on its fleet efforts this week with news of a massive deal with one of the nation's largest transit agencies to supply charging services
July 28th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart
Xpeng is continuing its steady progression in China while it handles its first crisis of sorts. While the press and Xpeng's clientele have been positive with the newly upgraded G3, some of the previous G3 buyers have expressed concerns. Xpeng listened and quickly worked out a sweet deal for those who bought an Xpeng G3 beforehand
July 24th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson
California Assemblymember Phil Ting (D — San Francisco, District 19) recently introduced AB 1046, which if passed would triple the EV rebate in California from $2500 to $7500. It would also change how the incentive is funded. (Ting has also worked on AB 1424 a bill related to EV charging station access.)
June 21st, 2019 | by Matt Pressman
Originally posted on EVANNEX. Electric vehicle sales have nearly doubled in the Bay Area. The San Francisco Chronicle reports, “Partly because of [&hellip
May 23rd, 2019 | by Jake Richardson
In San Mateo County, California, which is about 20 miles south of San Francisco, Peninsula Clean Energy is offering a $4,000 incentive for qualifying residents who buy used plug-in hybrids (and EVs — we'll get to that)
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
April 17th, 2019 | by Erika Clugston
The solar-powered, on-demand fleet will be deployed in the Bay Area by the end of 2019.
April 7th, 2019 | by Jose Pontes
I was really excited when I knew that I had the chance to try out the Clarity PHEV in California, not because of the car itself, but because it was a Honda
February 7th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
Batteries offer superior performance over gas peakers, at lower costs
January 2nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
The EV charging stories have been building up, so here we go with another #NewsBonanza. Below are 10 notable EV charging stations we couldn't make time for, followed by 16 big EV charging stories we did cover before now
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
December 1st, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli
Coworking might seem like a charming diversion from a 'real office,' but the studies keep showing the coworking has benefits for all workers, and is helping to reshape our business economy.
October 27th, 2018 | by Hannah Glenn
Cleantech projects through the Startup In Residence (STIR) program trigger images of a borderline science-fiction world. Except, they’re a lot less creepy and far more useful
August 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Last week, 19 mayors from around the world --- from Paris to London to New York --- signed a significant commitment to cut greenhouse gasses in their cities by ensuring that new buildings operate at net-zero carbon by
July 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The first three Jaguar I-PACE electric SUVs intended for Waymo's self driving service has arrived in San Francisco, where they are being used to calibrate the autonomous driving systems and develop a knowledge base of maintenance information. Waymo expects to have 20,000 of them in revenue service by 2020.
June 28th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
San Francisco, California, will host the first ever full-scale fuel cell vessel in the US, powered by renewable hydrogen from water.
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
May 18th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
San Francisco will begin testing electric buses beginning in 2019 to see if they can withstand the rigorous conditions and heavy usage that are typical in the city. It plans to buy only electric buses by 2025 and to replace all its diesel and hybrid buses by 2035.
May 9th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Ford's GoBike program in San Francisco is getting a boost through the addition of its pedal-assist bikes in the Bay Area Bike Share program, which is operated by Motivate
April 30th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
A fight in California exposes a rift among city dwellers as to how to provide more affordable housing
March 23rd, 2018 | by Jake Richardson
Solar power is often seen as a form of electricity that only works in sunny, hot areas, but this view is not accurate at all. While it’s easy to understand why some of us hold such a belief, some solar critics rely on this bit of misinformation to try to dismiss solar power as something marginal