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Tesla FUD Champion Linette Lopez Did It Again — #Pravduh

2 hours 14 min ago
Before people start placing Linette Lopez on a pedestal, note that she is a "champion of Tesla FUD" only outside the realms of Seeking Alpha. It appears the Tesla writers on Seeking Alpha are in a competition about who can create the most outlandish theory about Tesla's finances, preferably completely devoid of reality, whereas Linette Lopez is more your run-of-the-mill yellow press reporter

Train Your Brain To Avoid Curb Rash In The Tesla Model 3

2 hours 58 min ago
More than any car I've seen or driven, the Tesla Model 3 is unusually susceptible to curb rash on both passenger side rims. This can be attributed to the fact that the metal rims stick out farther than the rubber and also to the important subtlety that the design of the Model 3 makes it feel like a much smaller, sportier car

Tesla Powerpack In Samoa & The Quest For 100% Renewable Energy Independence

3 hours 22 min ago
A new Tesla video captures the company's amazing endeavors to bring Samoa to 100% renewable energy

Solar Installer Freedom Forever Is One Of America’s Fastest Growing Companies

8 hours 29 min ago
Solar power installer Freedom Forever was recently ranked #135 in the 37th annual Inc. 5000 list. Over the last three years, the company has experienced 2953.8% revenue growth. Brett Bouchy, CEO of Freedom Forever, answered some questions for CleanTechnica about the company's work

Energy Vault Proposes An Energy Storage System Using Concrete Blocks

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 9:14pm
Swiss startup Energy Vault has devised an energy storage system that uses blocks of concrete weighing 35 tons a piece. It uses off the shelf technology but uses a new process to make the concrete blocks for a fraction of the cost of regular concrete.

Trump Calls For More Coal Emissions While Arctic Sea Ice Breaks Up For First Time In History

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 5:18pm
While the Arctic sea ice is in turmoil, the EPA has a new plan to boost the profits of coal-fired generating companies. Are there any adults in the Trump maladministration?

How I Cope With The Long Wait For The Electric Vehicle Revolution: Recycled Cleantech

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 5:05pm
Since a certain company involved in the electric vehicle revolution is taking a ridiculous amount of headlines these days and months, and since I have been waiting in line for more than two years to buy one particular revolutionary product from this certain company, I have made decisions that force me to take a step back and shift focus a bit

2018 Taiwan Solar Show Offers Up Zero Emission, Zero Waste Future To Attendees

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 4:45pm
The 2018 Energy Taiwan and the Circular Economy Taiwan shows in Taipei next month aim to share a bold combined vision of zero emission energy generation and zero waste generation with the world

 $1.6M Awarded To Azuri Distributor In Zambia For Solar Home Lighting

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 4:34pm
Azuri Technologies’ official distribution partner in Zambia, Kazang Solar, has been awarded $1.6 million from the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund to provide solar home lighting to 7,000 mostly off-grid homes. Azuri answered some questions about the project for CleanTechnica.

TenTree Clothing Company Plants 10 Trees For Every Item It Sells

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 1:00pm
The concept is so simple, and yet so powerful. The idea that a company could change the world just by selling shirts, socks, hoodies and the like is a bit mind-bending. The fact that they are working to plant more than 1 billion trees by 2030 is impressive and humbling. To date, they have planted over 21 million trees, funded through their sale of responsibly produced clothing products. It's the power of an organization committed to affecting change at a scale that scrambles the minds of most people

Reverse Power Flow: How Solar+Batteries Shift Electric Grid Decision Making from Utilities to Consumers

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:30pm
For 100 years, most decisions about the US electric grid have been made at the top by electric utilities, public regulators, and grid operators. That era has ended

A Late Start: Renewable Energy Development In Vietnam

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:00pm
Located on the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is maybe not the first country you think of when talking about renewable energy and cleantech development. However, Vietnam is privileged regarding its unexplored potential for diverse renewable energy sources

A Look Inside The Tesla Fremont Factory With Elon Musk & MKBHD

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 3:30am
Marques Brownlee, aka MKBHD, interviewed Elon Musk at Tesla's Fremont factory on August 15th, 2018, and hinted that a factory tour video would be coming shortly. Today, he has delivered. The new video features a walk through some of the Model S and X production areas, with the bulk of the time being spent in general assembly, where car parts are bolted onto the painted vehicle frames

Bacteria-Powered Paper Battery Could Bring Electricity To Remote Areas

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 2:50am
Researchers at the State University of New York at Binghampton have created a low cost, disposable paper battery powered by bacteria. The tiny battery provides just enough power to operate an LED or small biosensors.

My Short Q&A With Elon Musk, Tesla Gigafactory Europe, Electric Vans (Titillating Tesla Tidbits #2)

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 2:27am
Jacek Fior, Tomek Gać, and I got together for another Titillating Tesla Tidbits chat. Check out the video or read the summary in text below the video to see if you really truly want to hit play. Head on over to Facebook if you'd rather watch and share there

Arcimoto On Track To Deliver First Production Vehicles To Customers By End Of 2018

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 10:00pm
Creator of the world's first Fun Utility Vehicle, Arcimoto has released its 2018 Q2 update video and it starts off with a bit of fun about the brand and how it plans to leverage its vehicles to change the world

Debt Bubbles — GM vs Tesla vs Big Oil & Gas

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 9:10pm
There has been intense focus in the media this year on Tesla's financials and Tesla's debt. The media coverage would make you think Tesla is one of the only companies in the world that takes on a large amount of debt. Not only is that obviously not true, but a certain James Stephenson took to Twitter yesterday to highlight in bubble chart format how dramatically unbalanced that narrative is when you compare Tesla's debt to GM's debt

Elizabeth Warren Has A Plan To Reform US Corporate Behavior. Is She On To Something?

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 8:10pm
Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation this week designed to force corporations to be good citizens. Free speech is one thing, but it comes with certain obligations to society, obligations which corporations prefer to ignore.

Sea-Level Rise Is A Major Urban Economic Risk

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 7:30pm
One projection has a price tag of $14 trillion USD by 2100. Another has a trillion USD of property value loss in the United States alone. These are big numbers. The global GDP is only 78 trillion

Audi To Officially Unveil Its Fully Electric e-tron SUV On September 17th In San Francisco

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 6:30pm
Audi will officially unveil its highly anticipated fully-electric e-tron SUV in San Francisco on September 17th, according to a new report by Green Car Congress

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