Blog Profile / CleanTechnica


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Archived Since:April 4, 2011

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Solar Keeps The Lights On Through A Brutal Monsoon Season In Rural India

Even after last month’s floods caused widespread blackouts, those with access to solar power and batteries still had basic lighting, even after the sun went down Solar Keeps The Lights On Through A Brutal Monsoon Season In Rural India...Show More Summary

Another One Bites The Dust: Cost Of Wind Power Cancels Kansas Coal Facility Expansion

The plunging cost of wind power has forced the cancellation of a long planned expansion to the coal power generating facility in Holcomb, Kansas Another One Bites The Dust: Cost Of Wind Power Cancels Kansas Coal Facility Expansion was...Show More Summary

Hurricane Harvey Was A Once In 25,000 Year Storm

A new analysis shows that Hurricane Harvey was a once in 25,000 year event. But that doesn't mean it will be another 25,000 years before another storm just like it occurs. Hurricane Harvey Was A Once In 25,000 Year Storm was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Climate Change Is Threatening The Bees That Pollinate Coffee Plants

The best coffee grows in the mountains, where it is cool. It needs low temperatures to thrive, which is why growers often put shade trees in their fields. But the mountains are getting hotter. And the higher you go, the less room there is to grow coffee. Show More Summary

NBC & ABC Fail To Mention How Climate Change Worsened Impacts Of Hurricane Harvey

Will the major broadcast networks report on the role of climate change in shaping this storm? If Hurricane Harvey is any indication, the answer is ‘probably not.’ But by ignoring climate science, they are missing an opportunity to tell...Show More Summary

Climate Change Lawsuits Are Increasingly Showing Up In Court

When it comes to climate change policy, don’t underestimate the power of the courts. That’s the message from new research that analyzes the growing?—?but under-recognized?—?role of the judiciary in the fate of climate change regulations,...Show More Summary

Companies Increasingly Valuing Renewables As Cost-Competitive Energy Sources

A new report published this week has echoed recent claims that companies are valuing renewable energy for more than the benefit it provides to sustainability goals and are turning to renewables as the most cost-competitive source ofShow More Summary

Phasing Out US Coal Plants Could Save Consumers $10 Billion Per Year

A new report has concluded that phasing out unprofitable coal plants in the United States could end up saving consumers $10 billion per year by 2021, while simultaneously boosting the country's competitiveness.  Phasing Out US Coal Plants...Show More Summary

Strong Chinese Solar Market Expected To Push Global Demand Past 100 Gigawatts In 2017

China's solar industry continues to beat out expectations, and new analysis published this week suggests that continued strong demand for solar throughout 2017 will help push global demand over the 100 GW mark for the first time.  Strong...Show More Summary

Companies Suffer “Huge Missed Opportunity” In Failing To Report Strong Environmental Performance

Companies that fail to report financial value from strong environmental performance suffer "a huge missed opportunity" according to a new report published this week which analyzed environmental performance and financial results.  Companies...Show More Summary

UK Offshore Wind Industry Increasingly Reliant Upon Local Sources

A new study published this month shows that the UK offshore wind industry is increasingly reliant upon local companies, with 48% of the expenditure in planning, building, and running offshore wind projects going to UK companies.  UKShow More Summary

Samsung Electric Car Batteries Get A Boost … (But Few New Details)

In the world of electric vehicles, batteries are gold. In the world of electric vehicle batteries, there are a handful of dynasties you must court if you want a competitive electric car. The most well known and promising names, the world's...Show More Summary

Look Out, Coal: New GE Wind Turbine Gets High Mileage From Low Wind Speeds

GE has just launched a new wind turbine that spells bad news for fossil fuel power generation. The “brand new machine” is GE’s its biggest onshore turbine to date, and more to the point, it provides a low cost pathway for harvestingShow More Summary

Irma Reflections — Charging My Nissan LEAF After Mother Nature Aimed & Hit Two Trump States

I experienced my first tornado at the age of 5, and my first hurricane (category 3) at the age of 22. I am fortunate -- never hurt or compromised. The water (everywhere) and the wind clearing out the atmosphere is refreshing (if houses remain and people are fine). Show More Summary

Fewer Denialists: The Tiny Silver Lining of Irma & Harvey

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey will cause some people to start accepting the science of climate change Fewer Denialists: The Tiny Silver Lining of Irma & Harvey was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Angel Investor & VC: Tesla Model 3 “One Of 3 Greatest Tech Products Ever” & Will Make BMW 3 Series Biz “Go To Zero”

With 455,000 Tesla Model 3 reservations reportedly on the books, investors and analysts across the tech and auto world have been more than happy to throw their two cents into discussions about the car, the future of the auto industry, and Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA]. Show More Summary

Low-Income Communities Were The Hardest Hit By Hurricane Harvey

Low-income families are more likely to live in flood-prone areas with deficient infrastructure. Hurricane Harvey is yet another example of this pattern. While large parts of Houston flooded, low-income neighborhoods fared worse thanShow More Summary

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump Administration Request To Halt Pollution Controls At Utah Coal Plants

A federal appeals court Monday granted the Trump regime’s request to stop implementation of an Obama era Environmental Protection Agency plan requiring new pollution controls at two of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power...Show More Summary

SpaceX Employee’s Tesla Model 3 Delivery Update Hints At Quicker Than Expected Production

The focus of this story is simply about one Model 3 delivery. Being just one delivery and at such an early stage of the Model 3 production ramp, I'd certainly advise that we not get too giddy, but the signs so far appear quite good SpaceX...Show More Summary

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Renegotiating NAFTA

“The Swamp” is back, and it seems to be in charge, and looking to make NAFTA more friendly for corporations (which, needless to say, is NOT better for workers) A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Renegotiating NAFTA was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

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