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PSH FAST, Pt 1: US DOE FAST Competition For Pumped Storage Picks 4 Winners

December 30th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard

Pumped storage hydro has far more resource potential than required for a fully decarbonized grid and it's cheap per megawatt-hour (MWh) of storage. The downside is that it's slow to build, capital intensive, and heavily regulated right now in the United States. The Department of Energy FAST program aims to change that


Tesla Continues To Flirt With Group Deliveries As Auto Sales Climb

August 28th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla is piloting a new method of delivering new cars to customers. It puts the new owners in a group for the training part of the delivery process. A new owner from Edinburgh documented the group handover process as it went down during the delivery of his new Tesla


Electric Ice Cream Van Concept Vehicle Created By Nissan

July 12th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

Nissan has collaborated with Mackie's of Scotland to create an all-electric ice cream van demonstration vehicle. By going with an electric motor and onboard battery systems, the typical ice cream van's internal combustion engine was eliminated in order to create a zero-emissions vehicle


Scottish Government Commits To Net-Zero Emissions By 2045

May 2nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Within hours of the UK's Committee on Climate Change publishing its long-awaited review into the feasibility of setting a new net-zero emission target, Scotland's Government announced it had lodged amendments to its Climate Change Bill to set a legally binding target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045 at the latest with Scotland becoming carbon neutral by


Scotland Might Eliminate Climate Emissions By 2045

January 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Scotland could confidently end its climate emissions to reach net zero by 2045 according to a new report published last week which highlights the country's abundant natural resources and existing ambition. 


Talking Global Startups & Diversity in Tech with Dawn Lippert of Elemental Excelerator

January 15th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli

In November, the CleanTechnica team traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland, to cover the 2018 Climate Launchpad Global Grand Final event. This event, bringing together hundreds of participants from as many countries, is billed as the "global green business competition." It’s a fascinating event, full of energy and innovation from climate-focused entrepreneurs and experts



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