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Air Quality In Northern China Continuing To Worsen At Rapid Rate

The first 7 months of 2017 has seen air quality in northern China continue to worsen at a rapid rate, going by newly released figures from the country's environment ministry Air Quality In Northern China Continuing To Worsen At Rapid...Show More Summary

Expect More Volatility In European Electricity Pricing

Electricity prices in Europe will become volatile, variable renewable energy will grow but will still be supplemented significantly by conventional power plants. These are of some of the main outcomes of the power price scenario EU Energy...Show More Summary

SolarStratos: First Solar-Powered Plane To Journey Into Space

Having succeeded in making the first ever solar-powered round-the-world trip in 2012, the team behind PlanetSolar, the largest solar-powered boat in the world, have now set their sights on another solar-powered first -- a journey into...Show More Summary

Musk & 116 Others Tell UN To Ban Weapons Controlled By Artificial Intelligence

I you are the National Rifle Association, you are all in favor of weapons like drones, tanks, machine guns, and submarines controlled by artificial intelligence. After all, the Founding Fathers clearly anticipated such things when they...Show More Summary

Alison Launches Free Online Solar Energy Certificate Course

The Ireland-based e-learning platform Alison, or Advanced Learning Interactive Systems Online, generally considered the first massive open online course (MOOC) provider, is making it easier for more people to get a basic education in...Show More Summary

97-Year-Old Man Rides In A Tesla Model S (Video)

Tesla continues to get more free advertising than any company in history thanks to the magic of cheap video cameras and YouTube. In the past few days, a 97 year old man got his first ride in a Model S and a Model X set a new world record for an SUV at the drag strip -- humbling a half-million-dollar Lamborghini in the process. Show More Summary

Arizona Public Service Company Under Investigation By FBI For Political Spending

Rooftop solar power is getting cheaper and cheaper, and nowhere does that scare utilities more than in Arizona, where abundant sunshine makes solar an attractive option for many homeowners. Arizona Public Service Company Under Investigation...Show More Summary

Tesla Model X Beats Lamborghini Aventador, Sets World Record In Quarter Mile (Video)

A Tesla Model X recently set a world record time for an SUV at the drag strip. With a full state of charge, it might go even quicker! Tesla Model X Beats Lamborghini Aventador, Sets World Record In Quarter Mile (Video) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

This Rural Pennsylvania Town Is At The Forefront Of Environmental Law

A small town in rural western Pennsylvania is asserting the legal right to clean air and water. In doing so, it’s challenging the foundation of U.S. environmental law This Rural Pennsylvania Town Is At The Forefront Of EnvironmentalShow More Summary

Tesla Model 3 vs Other Electric Cars … 455,000 Reservations From $0 In Conventional Ads … Top Electric Car Countries (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

The top 20 articles of the week didn't include a single Tesla article, and especially not a Tesla Model 3 article! (Just kidding.) Tesla Model 3 vs Other Electric Cars … 455,000 Reservations From $0 In Conventional Ads … Top Electric...Show More Summary

Tesla Powerpack Battery System Will Join Wind Turbine At New Zealand Salt Factory

As Tesla races to deliver its grid and wind farm-connected 129MWh lithium-ion battery in time for South Australia’s coming summer, a much smaller-scale version of some of the same technology is set to be switched on at a salt manufacturing...Show More Summary

Tesla Model 3 Easter Eggs (Video)

Tesla Model 3 Easter Eggs... need I say more? This is probably not the most important news item that you'll ever read here at CleanTechnica, but considering that you clicked through despite the article title Tesla Model 3 Easter Eggs...Show More Summary

AEMO Will Trial Ability Of Wind Farms To Stabilize South Australia’s Grid

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath An Australia-first trial to demonstrate the ability of wind farms to provide crucial grid stabilising services traditionally supplied by “baseload” coal and gas plants, is now set to begin in October. Show More Summary

“Ice Battery” Technology Set To Cool Australian Homes & Cut Peak Power Demand

US-made thermal “ice battery” energy storage technology that could dramatically change the way people cool their homes in summer – potentially cutting household peak power consumption by up to 95% – is poised to take on the Australian...Show More Summary

Liddell Coal Plant In New South Wales Will Be Replaced By Wind, Solar, & Storage

AGL Energy has continued to rubbish suggestions from members of the Coalition, as well as the Murdoch media and the ABC, that Australia should invest in new baseload generation, particularly in coal plants. Liddell Coal Plant In NewShow More Summary

Coal & Nuclear Lobbies Threaten Renewable Energy In South Africa

Originally published on The Conversation. By Hartmut Winkler, Professor of Physics, University of Johannesburg South African power utility Eskom recently repeated that it will not conclude supply contracts with the developers of new renewable energy power stations. Show More Summary

Municipal Utility Offers Springboard for Minnesota City’s Energy Vision – Episode 42 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Sprouting from southeastern Minnesota farm country, the city of Rochester is an unassuming mini-metropolis best known for its world-famous Mayo Clinic. But the city is also home to the state’s largest municipal utility and an ambitious...Show More Summary

This Is The Future Of Electricity Pricing

The rapid transformation of the electricity sector will make it necessary for utilities to adopt radically new pricing methods, writes Fereidoon Sionshansi, publisher of newsletter EEnergy Informer and editor of a new book, Innovation...Show More Summary

Baojun E100 Launched In China — $5,367 (RMB 35,800) After Taxes & Incentives

The Chinese firm SAIC-GM-Wuling recently launched its first all-electric vehicle, the Baojun E100. Variants of this new offering reportedly sell for as low as RMB 35,800 ($5,367 at current conversion rates) after national and regional...Show More Summary

Rising CO2 Levels Are Sapping Staple Crops Of Their Protein & Iron Content

We already know how prolonged drought, high heat and heavy rains prompted by climate change can wreak havoc on agriculture. But there is more disturbing news. Rising CO2 Levels Are Sapping Staple Crops Of Their Protein & Iron Content...Show More Summary

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