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Municipal Power Companies In Florida Plan 223.5 Megawatt Solar Power Plant

2 hours 45 min ago
12 municipal power companies in Florida and the Florida Municipal Power Agency have agreed to purchase power from a 223.5 MW solar power plant in central Florida owned and operated by NextEra Energy.

Tesla & Rivian Join California’s Lawsuit Against Trump’s EPA & NHTSA

3 hours 6 min ago
Tesla, Rivian, and the other members of the National Coalition for Advanced Transportation have joined California and 22 other states in their lawsuit against the EPA and DOT.

Hydrogen In, Fossil Fuel Out For Leading Steelmaker, Eventually

3 hours 45 min ago
A new "green" hydrogen pilot plant in Austria aims at decarbonizing industrial processes, beginning with steel, with an assist from renewable

New Jersey More Than Doubles Offshore Wind Target To 7.5 Gigawatts By 2035

4 hours 45 min ago
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order this week enshrining an increase to the state's offshore wind energy target, increasing it from 3,500 megawatts (MW) by 2030 to 7,500 MW by 2035. 

Volvo Uses Blockchain To Ensure Ethical EVs

6 hours 32 min ago
Blockchain technology is (in the simplest way I can think of to describe it) a time-stamped series of transactions that are linked together, mathematically, to form a "chain." Each transaction in the chain is a "block," and they're tied together using a cryptographic algorithm (fancy math) in a way that makes it impossible for the chain to be modified

Tesla (Competition) Deathwatch: The History of Atari

9 hours 45 min ago
I wasn't planning on writing a second article in this series so quickly, but I was reading through the comment section and felt compelled to write a response to cover some of those replies

Blockchain Is Important For The Development Of Society

11 hours 45 min ago
DENA expert Philipp Richard certainly didn’t get rich from Bitcoin, but he does see potential in the blockchain — even for the energy sector

How Xpeng Designed Its Stunning P7 — CleanTechnica Exclusive

14 hours 9 min ago
The first time I saw the Xpeng Motors P7 at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, I knew it would rank high on my list. I recently spoke with the designers of the electric vehicle (EV) to find out their motivation and inspiration for the car's design. What they told me was different and surprising. I was even more surprised by the way the conversation took a different direction than expected. I will be at the Guangzhou Auto Show in a few days to see the official unveiling and write more about it on CleanTechnica, but this piece covers that initial interview with the designers

Massive Electric Mustang Photo Gallery (30+ Pics)

14 hours 35 min ago
The electric car revolution is in full swing these days, and not just because Tesla's doing well and other electric vehicles are finding traction overseas. Now, the EV revolution is finding new steam because an iconic American muscle car -- maybe the iconic American muscle car -- has gone electric. Not hybrid, either, but fully freakin' capital-E Electric, and there is no going back. Meet the all-new, electric Mustang Mach-E, Ford told us this week

Tesla Grid-Scale Battery In South Australia To Get 50% Larger

19 hours 5 min ago
Neoen, the owner/operator of the Hornsdale battery in South Australia will expand its size by 50% by the middle of next year, further stabilizing the grid and saving utility customers money.

EasyJet 1st Airline In World To Go Carbon Neutral — Starting Today

19 hours 33 min ago
In a corporate press release, EasyJet today announced that as of today all of its flights will be carbon neutral. EasyJet has a total of 331 airplanes and will become the first major airline in the world to operate a fleet that is fully net-zero carbon. What this means a little more specifically is that EasyJet will have balanced all of its carbon emissions via carbon removal efforts

Off Grid: SunPower Solar Panels + Tesla Powerwalls … Boring Company + Pumped Hydro … Tesla Gigafactory Economies of Scale — CleanTechnica Top 20

20 hours 20 min ago
The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week included fun content about an off-grid month with SunPower solar panels + Tesla Powerwalls, the just-beginning economies of scale Tesla is getting from its gigafactories, a pitch for Elon Musk's The Boring Company getting into pumped hydro, Tesla dominating US electric vehicle sales, and much more. Scroll down for the headlines and click through to the ones that tickle your fancy!

Tradition Meets Innovation With GOURMEY Cell-Based Foie Gras

21 hours 20 min ago
An interview with GOURMEY co-founder & CEO, Nicolas Morin-Forest

Why Automakers Should Actually Care About The Environment

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 10:01pm
Dear Automakers, You should support the environment. In fact, without it, we would not be able to buy your cars. I mean, we would be dead if we didn't have clean air to breathe. Same problem if a climate disaster kills us, or ruins our livelihood

Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 9:05pm
The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today's lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today's lithium-ion cells

GM Bails On 2020 CES, & May Have Electric Hummer In The Works

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 8:05pm
GM has cancelled its appearance at CES 2020, citing the recent strike as the reason. It was scheduled to reveal one or more prototype vehicles. Could one of them be an electric pickup truck?

Good News, Bad News: Global Heating May Boost Wind Farm Output Due To Stronger Wind

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 7:05pm
Scientist say alterations in ocean currents caused by global warming are causing higher average wind speeds around the world, which leads to more electricity being generated by wind farms.

Volkswagen Claims ID.3 Cost 40% Less To Build Than E-Golf

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 6:05pm
Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess told investors this week the ID.3 electric car costs 40% less to manufacture than the E-Golf.

If You Can’t Do Nuclear, Try (Concentrating) Solar Power Instead

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 5:08pm
Bill Gates was going to save the planet with breakthrough nuclear technology, but his new concentrating solar power venture is breaking through first

Yes, The Mach-E Is A Real Mustang

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 7:21am
The closest people on the sidewalk jumped a bit. Two men on scooters abandoned their wheels, and exploded out of the bike lane onto the sidewalk. Even people who weren't frightened were definitely looking my way, just in case. Moments earlier, the light had just turned green, and I had used my right and left feet to unleash a monster on the streets of downtown Los Angeles. The Shelby GT350R, with its 5.2L flat-plane crank V8 engine, let out a growling sound that awakens humans' inner fear of large, growling animals

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