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Renewable energy technologies, especially wind and solar power, continued to lead all other technologies in new capacity added in the first half of
The United States currently boasts 24 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy capacity under construction, according to the latest preliminary figures from Windpower Intelligence, a 26% increase over the same period a year earlier.
Recently, ZF announced a two-speed EV transaxle/drive unit, and around the same time, more details about the Porsche Taycan came out. For the Taycan, there was more confirmation that the vehicle will have a two-speed gearbox (at least in the rear). In response, I’ve seen a good number of EV fanatics on Twitter and Facebook [&hellip
Electric cars are going main stream and the it doesn't get any more main stream than the Mercedes EQC electric SUV.
As we’ve reported before, Fenix Power had plans to offer batteries for degraded Nissan LEAFs, and eventually other vehicles. Now, after a recent merger, it wants to do a whole lot more. By combining forces with Chargeshare Network and keeping the Fenix name, it plans to offer a range of services that can help an older LEAF and other EVs be a lot easier to use
For three consecutive days earlier this month, the state of Karnataka satisfied more than 50% of its energy demand from solar and wind energy projects
Meike describes herself as “an optimist by nature” and a “healthily impatient by nature”. She started her career at Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in 1994, and has been contributing to the fight against poverty ever since
NextEra Energy told investors last month it expects 50% of all US electricity will come from renewable energy resources by 2030. That is 20 years sooner than the latest prediction for the Energy Information Administration.
The largest wind farm on the African continent is now operational near Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. The 310 megawatt installation has 365 wind turbines
In its efforts to reduce air pollution, the Delhi government is taking steps beyond shutting down aging thermal power plants within city limits. The government of the Indian capital city of Delhi recently announced plans to replace a retired coal-fired power plant with a solar PV power project. The thermal power plant has been non-operational [&hellip
Other than on-road vehicles, what's happening with autonomous machinery
A new census in Africa by Power For All finds that for each skilled job in renewable energy created, up to five more jobs opportunities are added in the broader economy.
After so many adventures and kilometers (see parts one, two, and three), we were down south in Sicily for this portion of our trip. On the 7th day in the morning, with 3,300 km on the meter, we decided to give up on the southwest part of Sicily, where fast chargers were quite scarce, and we drove through the mountainous heart of the island
“It’s big,” says every journalist who has visited Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory (and more than a few who haven’t). “It’s a big place. Really big.”
The most popular stories on CleanTechnica last week covered a wide variety of Tesla stories, some fun Nissan LEAF stories, a piece on the new EV approach from Nikola Motors, news of a 10 gigawatt battery factory for India, and some scientific advancements in geothermal energy and batteries
CNBC recently published an article claiming that Tesla workers said they took shortcuts while working in harsh conditions in order to meet Model 3 production goals. This is a bold accusation that CNBC backs up with two names sources and several unnamed sources. The two named sources are husband and wife, Carlos and Maggie Aranda. There are some reasons you may want to be cautious before assuming these claims are true
Mike Krueger recently drove with his son in a Tesla Model 3 from northern California to Texas and back to visit family members who live in the Lone Star State
I recently got this note from a newsletter I'm subscribed to: "Major media outlets have laid off more than 2,400 writers, editors, and support staff so far this year." Indeed, it's hard to grow, make money, publish great content, and keep people employed in the media business
I've been thoroughly digging through our archives lately and ran across a series of articles published in the middle of 2017 that seemed to be worth a refresh and rerun. These are simple comparisons I conducted between the Tesla Model 3 and other premium-class cars in its general price range and size. Let's revisit how current BMW options compare to the Model 3, this time adding in some 5 year cost of ownership scenarios
While New York State signs the biggest offshore wind deal in US history, more signs of trouble loom on the horizon for coal and natural gas power plants