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Student-Led Projects In Hong Kong & Holland Explore The Future Of The Electric Car

Students in the Netherlands and Hong Kong are designing and building innovative electric cars that may become important elements in the zero emissions future of transportation.

Rimac Bumps Tesla’s New Roadster To Second Place With New Concept_Two

Mate Rimac and his motley crew of twisted engineering geniuses at Rimac Automobili assemble battery powered beasts that shake the boots off even the most seasoned track driver

Utility Proposes Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot, But Will Anyone Opt In For No Benefit?

Off-peak charging programs for electric vehicles can provide a discount for utility customers to charge their vehicles when electricity is abundant or demand for it is low, or both. So why would a utility propose a program that offers customers no benefit to charge

Oil & Gas Giant Statoil Proposes Changing Name To Equinor

Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil has announced its intention this week to change its name to Equinor, as part of a growing trend of fossil fuel-reliant companies looking to diversify their holdings and change their name to reflect the changing times. 

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Launches $12.5 Million Distributed Energy Funding Initiative

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency announced Thursday that it was launching a new AUD$12.5 million funding initiative for pilot projects and studies that focus on integrating distributed energy resources into the electricity system. 

Ionity Introduces Stunning New Architecture For EV Charging Infrastructure

A new video from Ionity shows the sleekest, sexiest charging stations yet created by the human mind. Could it be these guys are serious about electric cars?

CleanTechnica Occasional Book Club: Cradle To Cradle

Cradle to Cradle made industrial ecology and the circular economy a lot more mainstream than they had previously been. They’re both still niche notions, but without Cradle to Cradle they’d be a lot more obscure. And if you’re interested in sustainability, the book (or at a minimum this summary!) is required reading

Stop Comparing The Number Of Gas Stations To EV Charging Stations

There are a lot of myths, misinformation and misleading concepts when it comes to electric vehicles, frankly on all sides of the conversation. But one of the most annoying is when articles in the mainstream US press compare the number of EV charging stations to the number of gas stations.

Temperature Rise Over 2° Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit) Possible In 13 Global Cities In 2020s, Study Finds

Over just the next decade or so, 13 large global cities are facing temperature rises that could exceed 2° degrees Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit), according to a new report from the Urban Climate Change Research Network at Columbia University.

Tesla Model 3: Taking It To The Track!

Two new Model 3 videos have been posted to YouTube this week -- one from Consumer Reports and one from a Model 3 owner who took his car out on track at Lagana Seca raceway. Both are interesting in their own way. Enjoy!

Mynt Systems’ Cost Effective Net Zero Carbon Retrofit?

Mynt Systems energy efficiency retrofit of the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, CA helps the facility reduce energy usage and bring the facility to Net Zero Carbon

US Energy Storage Market Hits 1 Gigawatt-Hour Mark In 2017, Expected To Double In 2018

The US energy storage market is officially growing up, installing 431 megawatt-hours of grid-connected energy storage in 2017, surpassing 1 gigawatt-hour of cumulative capacity installed between 2013 and 2017 and with forecasts predicting to nearly double that figure in 2018 alone. 

PSA Groupe CEO: Auto Manufacturers Shouldn’t Be Fined For Failure To Meet CO2 Emissions Reductions Goals If EV Charging Networks Aren’t Developed

With only a few years left until auto manufacturers in Europe are potentially subject to non-compliance fines relating to CO2 fleet emissions reductions goals, the CEO of PSA Groupe has now begun publicly discussing potential loopho...

Young Republicans Embrace Carbon Fee Proposal

Young Republicans at universities across America are backing a carbon fee plan proposed by James Baker and George Schultz. Is this an idea whose time has come or one that is dead on arrival?

New Danish 350 kW EV Charge Contender: Nerve Smart Systems Focus On Smart Battery Buffer Management

Nerve Smart Systems is about to launch the first version of a new type of battery high power charger that support 350 kW sustained charging without overloading the power grid

Jaguar I-Pace Priced For America, Porsche & Honda Announce New Electric Car Plans

It's a busy week for news about automobiles, thanks to the Geneva auto show going on in Switzerland. CleanTechnica is fortunate to have its own correspondent, Maarten Vinkhuyzen, on the ground there this week and he has already begun filing reports from inside the hall.

Volkswagen Boss Returns To Diesels?!?!

Just when  you think the last nail in the coffin containing the cold dead body of diesel has been put in place, along comes Matthias M?ller, the capo di tutti capi at Volkswagen to tell us that his company still sees a bright future for cars with diesel engines

US DOT Finally Finalizes Low-Speed Noise Maker Rules For EVs

After years of delays, the US Department of Transportation has now finally released the finalized rules relating to the requirement for ultra-quiet vehicles (EVs) to emit artificial noises when traveling at low-speeds as a means of preventing pedestrian injury.

The Inclusive Internet Index — A Tool To Witness The Global Expansion Of Information Access For All

Does this spell the end of information poverty? Could we possibly be only a few years away from global, affordable, fast, internet access

Researchers Unveil Several Ways To Limit Global Warming To 1.5°C By 2100

A group of researchers led by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis has used new modelling scenarios to showcase several ways with which to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by 2100. 

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