The Volkswagen e-up! is one of the cheapest electric vehicles on the market. Throw in the usual operational savings of an electric car and you end up with a compelling total cost of ownership. Consumers are starting to catch on. Volkswagen reports that approximately 50% of up! sales in Germany are now e-up! sales
Hawaiian Electric says it is planning to add nearly 1 terawatt-hour of battery storage and close its largest coal-fired generating station over the next few years.
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) An international team of scientists has published a new study proposing an optimization methodology for designing climate-resilient energy systems and to help ensure that communities will be able to meet future energy needs given weather and climate variability. Their findings were recently published in Nature Energy.
Rad Power Bikes has made a name for itself in the world of electric bikes by producing some of the best values in the game. With bikes like the RadWagon, RadRover, RadCity, and more listed at a flat price of $1,499, it has made electric bikes more accessible to people around the world
After lying dormant for nearly 80 years, the storied Hispano Suiza name was reborn last summer with the launch of the million-Euro, all-electric Carmen in Barcelona. It was a stunning piece of rolling from an unexpected source — since when is Spain a hotbed of automotive innovation!? — but was it a real car? Well, [&hellip
(Penn State) The electricity that lights our homes and powers our appliances also creates small magnetic fields that are present all around us. Scientists have developed a new mechanism capable of harvesting this wasted magnetic field energy and converting it into enough electricity to power next-generation sensor networks for smart buildings and factories.
Ventilators & Masks From Elon Musk … Iceland COVID-19 Testing … Electric Car Cost Tipping Point — CleanTechnica Top 20
The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week involved ventilators, N95 masks, electric car tipping points, COVID-19 testing, and investing in toilet paper vs. Tesla stock. Yes, we are living in strange times
Volkswagen has released details about the warranty for the battery in its ID electric cars and its plans for sustainable manufacturing.
Off-The-Radar Renewable Energy Explosion After COVID-19 Dust Settles [#CT Exclusive (Background) Interview]
Earlier this week, renewable energy advocates raised the alarm when it became clear that the new $2 trillion stimulus package will not shine so kindly upon wind, solar, and other clean tech. That stinks, but the groundwork for a low carbon revolution was already laid by another stimulus bill that passed Congress way back before the latest crisis hit — just about 11 years ago, as a matter of fact
School students gather to demand action on climate change in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2019. Jenny Evans/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression….