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Help CleanTechnica Create A New Section — Key Renewable Energy Articles

3 hours 12 min ago
CleanTechnica has posted 40,000 articles since 2008, written by hundreds of authors. In these, there are many that have covered current events, many that are instructional/timeless, and many that provide useful comparative knowledge such as renewable vs fossil fuel costs

Tesla Model 3 = #1 Best Selling Auto In Netherlands & Norway In 2019

4 hours 12 min ago
In Norway and the Netherlands, the Model 3 was the #1 best selling automobile of any kind in any class in 2019. And it wasn't even close

That NHTSA Tesla “Sudden Unintended Acceleration” Petition? Created By A TSLA Short Seller Who Doesn’t Own A Tesla

12 hours 1 min ago
First of all, I'll say that I think we f***ed up by publishing an article on this topic that lacked important context and included misleading framing. I think that stemmed from trusting the reporting of a couple of normally good and thorough publications, and also from not digging deeply enough into the story independently

Tesla Model 3 = 7th Best Selling Car In USA*

12 hours 12 min ago
The Tesla Model 3 ended up being the 7th best selling car in the United States in the 4th quarter of 2019 and the 9th best selling car across the whole year*

Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 24% of 2019 Sales

18 hours 12 min ago
The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model

Fossil Vehicle Sales In Global Freefall — Down 4.7% In 2019! Electric Vehicle Sales Continue To Grow

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 9:04pm
The world's fossil fuel vehicle sales have continued to freefall in 2019, dropping by around 4.35 million, or some 4.7%, compared to 2018, accelerating a now inexorable trend. Global electric vehicle sales meanwhile have continued to rise, with 2019 EV market share reaching 4.7% in China and 3.8% in Europe

Making The Decision To Buy A Tesla: “It Was Very Scary To Me”

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 8:12pm
Why 2020 is the turning point for electric cars

NHTSA May Recall Every Tesla Ever Made Over Sudden Unintended Acceleration Complaint

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 7:46pm
A petition has been filed with NHTSA asking every Tesla sold in the US since 2013 be recalled due to the possibility it could accelerate suddenly, leading to a serious accident. Readers should be aware that NHTSA has taken no action on the petition yet. We do not know who filed the petition or if there is an agenda behind it

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s South African Breweries Goes Electric With The Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 7:34pm
South African Breweries (SAB), part of the ABInBev family, launched its first electric commercial vehicle at its Chamdor Brewery in Krugersdorp on the 16th of January. Many thanks to Hideki Machida, who attended the launch event and shared some lovely pictures of SAB’s new eCanter with CleanTechnica

Opaque To Transparent Solar Photovoltaics — Have Koreans Identified The Ideal Tech To Transform Windows Into Solar Power Producers?

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 5:50am
CleanTechnica has previously covered transparent, two-layer solar film, but time flies — that was mostly back in 2012 and 

Is Tesla A Step Closer To The 1 Million-Mile Battery?

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 4:20am
In 2019, Elon Musk announced that Tesla had a "1 million-mile battery pack" in the making. He said that it was going into production "next year," which is now here. Tesla, while in a partnership with physicists from Canada's Dalhousie University, filed a patent in December for new lithium-ion battery tech

Renault Zoe & Tesla Model 3 Pull France To Record Heights — 2019 EV Sales Report

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 2:57am
The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market registered a record 7,250 units in December, +28% year over year (YoY), a new all time record. That was thanks to leader Renault Zoe (2,097 units, a new year best), which seems to be past the worse of the production ramp up, and the Tesla Model 3, which moved 1,250 units, its best result ever in France. Additionally, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) sales more than doubled YoY, helping to set the record score

Free The Data — Exhibit A: Tesla Model S Data Saves Driver From Attempted Homicide Sentence

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 12:59am
How the data from a Tesla Model S saved a driver from being sentenced for attempted homicide

More Evidence Of A Republican Pivot On Climate

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 12:55am
The Republicans are pivoting on climate. Giving only lip service to climate and weak policy suggestions will not gain them votes in #Election

Volkswagen Buys A 20% Interest In Chinese Battery Manufacturer

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:56pm
Volkswagen has invested $560 million for a 20 percent stake in Chinese battery manufacturer Guoxuan.

Germany Will Pay $45 Billion To Rid Itself Of The Scourge Of Coal

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 10:40pm
Germany has announced a new plan to close its coal mines and coal generating stations by 2038. Is it enough? Of course not. But it's better than running away from the problem like the United States is doing.

US Energy Storage Market May Grow 12X By End Of 2024 (Interview)

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:43pm
The recent Wood Mackenzie Q4 2019 US Energy Storage Monitor report contains a number of insights about energy storage trends. Daniel Finn-Foley, head of energy storage research at Wood Mackenzie, generously answered some questions about the report for CleanTechnica

India x Cleantech — January 2020

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:29pm
Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country

BoxPower Supplies Two Portable Microgrids For Use In Puerto Rico

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 4:39pm
BoxPower has supplied two of its portable microgrids to communities in Puerto Rico left without electricity after a series of earthquakes wiped out parts of the island's electrical grid.

The Hyphenate Makes A Beat With Tesla’s TRAX (Video)

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:00am
Hip hop artist The Hyphenate not only makes a beat in Tesla's TRAX, but he shows you how to use it, too. For those who get confused when looking at creation software like this (like me), this is vital. I personally would never open it because I would be overwhelmed and not know what I am doing and just mutter a few curse words and exit out of the app. But The Hyphenate walks us through it beautifully