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  • EV Driver Survey

    14 September 2014, 2:44 pm by: Zachary Shahan

    I hear time and time again that EV drivers (owners and those who lease) can’t stop talking about how wonderful their cars, and EVs in general, are. I’ve also repeatedly heard that EV drivers have convinced multiple friends (2, 3, 4, 5…) to get an EV.…
  • San Diego Now Home To 10,000+ Electric Cars

    14 September 2014, 2:31 pm by: Cynthia Shahan

    September 20 is Electric Vehicle Day in San Diego. It is a National Drive Electric Week event where San Diego participants can test drive the newest EVs on the market. There are plenty of incentives for EV drivers in San Diego, and this is an event to find…
  • Solar Farms Popular With UK Farmers

    14 September 2014, 2:00 pm by: Cynthia Shahan

    What a lovely sight to see the sheep among the solar panels. Modern farming is becoming dual purpose. The land between and underneath rows of PV models is accessible for grazing of small livestock, such as sheep and free-ranging poultry. Simultaneous farming…
  • The Weather Channel Gets Super Excited About Electric Cars

    14 September 2014, 1:33 pm by: Zachary Shahan

    I’ve said over and over that the best way to get more people to buy electric cars is simply to get them to test drive one…. Getting them to test drive a bunch is even better! So, I’m psyched about National Drive Electric Week. Much of the media still…
  • Want A Nissan Leaf For Only $9,460? Head Over To The Netherlands!

    14 September 2014, 12:39 pm by: James Ayre

    Does the idea of buying a brand-new Nissan LEAF for only €7,450 ($9,460) sound good? Of course it does, and you can! If you live in the Netherlands, or Rotterdam to be specific, and are a business owner…. Still. That’s a pretty amazing price tag — one…
  • A Smart Phone-Friendly Portable Solar Charger That Apple Addicts Can Luv, Too

    14 September 2014, 10:47 am by: Tina Casey

    This nifty little "Sun Power Pad 3000" portable solar charger for tablets and cell phones is compatible with just about anything, even your wall socketA Smart Phone-Friendly Portable Solar Charger That Apple Addicts Can Luv, Too was originally published on…
  • The Energy Trap, & How The World & The UAE Can Avoid It

    14 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Guest Contributor

    Sustainnovate. Since the middle of 18th century, mankind has been using fossil fuel energy as a bank account, from which we collectively withdraw every year using a peculiar sort of ATM. It is peculiar because we need to deposit a small amount in order to get…
  • Mississippi Is Getting Solar!

    13 September 2014, 10:01 am by: Beth Bond

    Look at any national map for any clean tech category and there is usually a big blank spot in the Southeast US, especially for solar, but don’t discount the Southeast! The Southeast has the second best solar potential in the country in regards to production,…
  • Honda Pounds Another Nail Into Fossil Fuel Coffin

    13 September 2014, 8:47 am by: Tina Casey

    Honda has a happy over wind turbine efficiency at its Ohio transmission plant, but it got buried under an avalanche of news about the Tesla Gigafactory... Honda Pounds Another Nail Into Fossil Fuel Coffin was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • Both Red & Blue States Green On Energy, Stanford Says

    13 September 2014, 5:11 am by: Sandy Dechert

    With Congress squelching innovation in Washington, we need to look to the states for policies green on energy. A study released by Stanford University and the Hoover Institution this week (The State Clean Energy Cookbook: A Dozen Recipes for State Action on…
  • Solar & The Georgia Public Service Commission

    13 September 2014, 4:19 am by: Beth Bond

    Solar has been taking off in Georgia. In fact, Georgia is ranked 7th for solar according to SEIA. However, solar continues to be an entertaining and sometimes confounding topic in Georgia. Join me as I interview former Georgia Public Service Commissioner Bobby…
  • EV Sales Up While Hybrid Sales Down

    13 September 2014, 4:06 am by: Christopher DeMorro

    Editor’s Note: Reporting on plug-in car sales every month, I was quite surprised to see the LA Times and others reporting on a supposed drop in hybrid and electric car sales. Plug-in car sales are up 33% this year so far. Of course, some people, like our…
  • Dubai Set To Approve Rooftop Solar Power Policy

    12 September 2014, 3:00 pm by: Mridul Chadha

    The emirate of Dubai is finishing the drafting of regulations for rooftop solar power, and is also considering the construction of utility-scale solarDubai Set To Approve Rooftop Solar Power Policy was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • The Clean Energy Economy: 2.7 Million Green Jobs, 40% Fewer Emissions

    12 September 2014, 2:52 pm by: Silvio Marcacci

    America's transition to a clean energy economy could create 2.7 million green jobs and cut emissions 40% for less than we already spend on fossil fuelsThe Clean Energy Economy: 2.7 Million Green Jobs, 40% Fewer Emissions was originally published on…
  • Canadian Renewable Energy Report Card

    12 September 2014, 2:03 pm by: Stephen Grinwis

    Yesterday we talked a bit about a potential renewable energy record in Ontario. The ensuing discussion turned to comparing the various provinces in Canada. This included how the country is doing as a whole, and how a high-watermark-style record doesn’t…
  • Midwesterners Increasingly In Favor Of Renewable Energy

    12 September 2014, 11:30 am by: Joshua S Hill

    A new poll has found that a substantial majority of Midwesterners believe renewable energy is a reliable and affordable option that is not only an increasing source of good jobs, but is also a good way to ensure the country’s energy generation is…
  • Central America Solar Capacity Set To Explode

    12 September 2014, 10:30 am by: Joshua S Hill

    The Central American countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama may not be household names in the solar energy game, but if the latest forecasts from market research company IHS Technology are to be believed, that might…
  • Disassembling The Tesla Model S Battery Pack

    12 September 2014, 8:50 am by: Christopher DeMorro

    A Tesla owner has gotten an extra battery pack from a salvaged Model S, and his teardown lets us peer into the nitty gritty details of the 85 kWh packDisassembling The Tesla Model S Battery Pack was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • “Turbo Boost” For Silicon Solar Cells Could Seal Doom For Diesel

    12 September 2014, 8:15 am by: Tina Casey

    The Oxford University spinoff Oxford PV has switched gears to push forward with its "turbo-boosting" lead-free perovskite solar cell efficiency solution“Turbo Boost” For Silicon Solar Cells Could Seal Doom For Diesel was originally published on…
  • Tesla Gigafactory Address Tweeted By Elon Musk

    12 September 2014, 3:11 am by: Zachary Shahan

    Because basically everything Elon Musk tweets is worth writing about, and because the Tesla Gigafactory is probably the biggest cleantech story of the year (or the decade?), here’s the latest speck of news: the street where the Gigafactory will be located is…

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