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India: Renewable Energy Dominates 1st Half Of 2019 With 58% Share In New Capacity

1 hour 27 min ago
Renewable energy technologies, especially wind and solar power, continued to lead all other technologies in new capacity added in the first half of

United States Boasts 24 Gigawatts Of Wind Capacity Under Construction

1 hour 54 min ago
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. 

EV Transmissions Are Coming, And It’s A Good Thing

2 hours 15 sec ago
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

Fully Charged Mercedes EQC Electric SUV Lovefest

4 hours 26 min ago
Electric cars are going main stream and the it doesn't get any more main stream than the Mercedes EQC electric SUV.

With A Merger, Fenix Power Now Plans To Make Your Old LEAF More Like A Tesla

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 9:36pm
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

Solar & Wind Met Over 50% Of An Indian State’s Energy Demand 3 Days This Month

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 9:09pm
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

How To Fight Poverty: An Interview With Meike Van Ginneken, CEO Of SNV

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 10:00am
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 Predicts 50% Renewable Energy In US By 2030

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:24am
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.

Lake Turkana Wind Power Brings 310 Megawatts Of Renewable Energy To Kenya

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:19am
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

Delhi To Replace Retired Thermal Power Plant With Solar Project

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:15am
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

Autonomous Tractors, Mining Equipment, and Construction Vehicles — Oh, My!

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:07am
Other than on-road vehicles, what's happening with autonomous machinery

Renewable Energy Creating Skilled Jobs In Africa And Asia

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 5:50am
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.

Sicily To The Leaning Tower Of Pisa In An Electric Van — Nissan e-NV200

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 3:20am
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

Tesla Gigafactory Bigger Than You Expect — Truly Gigantic

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 2:53am
“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.”

US Auto Sales Slump … Automakers Lagging Tesla … Woz Buys Tesla Powerwalls — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 1:41am
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

Were CNBC Sources — “Tesla Employees” — Funded By TSLAQ?

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 12:36am
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

A 4,000 Mile Road Trip In A Tesla Model 3 (Video + Interview)

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 5:10am
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

Support CleanTechnica — And Maybe Also Invest In CleanTechnica!

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 4:00am
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

Tesla Model 3 vs. BMW 230i, 330i, 440i, & i3s

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 1:00am
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

Coal, Gas Sink As New York Sails Into Offshore Wind Power Mega-Deal

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 11:49pm
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