May 10th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content
InterSolar North America exhibition and conference will be held July 11 - July 13, 2017, in San Francisco, California, and will be the most-attended solar-plus-storage event in the United States. This is the 10th anniversary of this event!
May 4th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
A proposed new budget deal in Congress would preserve funding to electrify rail lines between San Jose and San Francisco. That corridor is one of the busiest in the nation as it serves the tech community on the San Francisco peninsular known as Silicon Valley. Bringing electrification to the rail transport system would have a significant effect on carbon emissions in the region and reduce the area's well known traffic congestion
April 19th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
I will be biking to work on May 11 for the Bay Area Bike to Work day... will you?
April 12th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
As you might imagine, those of us behind Important Media, CleanTechnica's parent company, spend most of our time online. But over the past year, we've branched out into a few events to help bring the sustainability conversation to cities around the globe
March 26th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Find out what these five cities are doing to fight the climate crisis and improve the lives of their citizens.
March 12th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales
Compared to the 10 million miles that the city's vehicles travel every day, Scoot's penetration into the San Francisco market is still relatively small. The 800 vehicles in its shared light electric vehicle (LEV) fleet have covered 2 million miles since 2012. Scoot CEO Michael Keating admitted in an email sent my way that, even combining their statistics with those of Zipcar, Bay Area Bikeshare, and Uber, you would probably not reach 5% of the total volume. But the market is growing fast
February 7th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Kiosk-free bikesharing services have been a thing outside of the US (in China, in particular) for a while now, but they have yet to make any headway here for some reason. A new startup known as Spin is apparently aiming to address this, with the launch of a new bikesharing concept along the lines of the Chinese ones in San Francisco
February 5th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The recently unveiled Lucid Motors "Air" is a beautiful car (beautiful as far as cars go, anyways), but we've yet to see much of it in the wild (outside of promos and car shows), leaving those with a potential interest perhaps a bit hungry for more media
January 30th, 2017 | by Robyn Purchia
I’ve challenged myself to reduce the amount I throw away. Can I get my home to zero waste in
January 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre
The CEO of GM's autonomous driving tech company Cruise Automation, Kyle Vogt, recently posted a video on Twitter of him and GM president Dan Ammann going for a ride in a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV in San Francisco. The video's pretty interesting
January 11th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
Important Media is hosting the Sustainability Unconference in San Francisco on January 28. Learn more about an Unconference, what you can learn from fellow attendees, and get a discount code to register for the event.
December 15th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Building on its ongoing self-driving tech pilot in Pittsburgh, Uber has begun trialling the use of autonomous Volvo XC90s in San Francisco
December 8th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
Cities are where most of the world's people live, and they can make the move toward cleantech and away from burning up the planet go much, much — much — faster. In fact, some policies could trump critical levers like ZEV mandates, and if adopted broadly, make the ZEV transition happen faster than most of us think possible
November 29th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan
Riding public transportation is a vital means of saving money, money that can much more happily be spent on other things than on owning, driving, and maintaining a car. Transit riders can forget about auto insurance, car payments, fuel costs, tuneups at the mechanic, expensive broken car parts, etc
November 20th, 2016 | by James Ayre
GM's carsharing service, Maven, has expanded into the Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Denver markets in recent days. The expansion means that the Maven carsharing service is now available in 13 different cities -- the 3 aforementioned cities + Boston, Chicago, Jersey City (New Jersey), Baltimore, New York City, San Diego, Washington DC, Orlando (Florida), Detroit, and Ann Arbor (Michigan)
November 8th, 2016 | by Derek Markham
In this edition of the clean transport and energy news roundup, we've got a few stories about Nissan, an update on the Elon Musk impersonation attempt, electric motorcycles, a hydrogen fuel-cell ferry boat, BYD's electric vehicles, Ford's latest 'last-mile' clean mobility concept, solar in Hawai'i, solar for mobile and manufactured homes, and more
November 7th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan
The Obama administration has been on a role advancing EV charging across the US. The latest news from the administration is that the United State Department of Transportation (DOT) is establishing 48 national electric vehicle charging corridors. Thank you, President Obama, and we hope you and Michelle will be driving in an all-electric vehicle soon as well.
November 1st, 2016 | by Sponsored Content
The expanding field of cleantech requires a new type of education, and University of San Francisco's Energy Systems Management Degree hopes to bridge the gap for cleantech students, entrepreneurs, and business managers.
October 30th, 2016 | by James Ayre
San Francisco's Bay Area Bike Share program will be renamed Ford GoBike in early 2017, as part of a new partnership between the operating firm Motivate and Ford Motor Company
October 16th, 2016 | by James Ayre
GM has now launched its carsharing platform, known as “Maven,” in San Francisco, California. As a result, those interested in [&hellip