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Tesla Master Plan Lives … Tesla Model 3 Charging Costs … Porsche Should Troll Fossils, Not EVs — #CleanTechnica Top 20

The top 20 CleanTechnica articles of the past week included stories on Tesla charging costs, Tesla’s master plan, boosting the range of old EVs (in particular, the Nissan LEAF), fully developing solar power, and more. Scroll down below for the headlines

Voters Reject ‘Green New Deal’ Dem Candidate In L.A. City Council Race

Republican John Lee defeated Democrat Loraine Lundquist on Tuesday in a special election for a vacant northwest San Fernando Valley seat on the Los Angeles City Council in which the Democrat backed L.A.’s version of the “Green New Deal.” Lundquist,…

Low Solar Panel Prices Spark Surge in Adoption

Time is running out. If the global community has any chance of meeting the climate change caps set by the Paris Agreement, fossil fuels will have to be phased out and renewable energies implemented at a much, much faster rate. …

How Solar Power Finds New Uses In Rural Africa — The Solar Hammer Mill

On my recent visit to Zambia to visit friends and family, and not least to visit my old local school in Mapanza village, Chibwe Primary School, I noticed a bright blue building close to the guesthouse I was staying. Solar Powered Hammer Mill According to Lusaka Times, in 2015 the Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) began [&hellip

Top 10 Solar Energy Projects Around the World

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Slowly but surely, solar energy is making progress as a legitimate form of energy. Not only are governments using it to harness power for their respective municipalities, but, in addition, private businesses are using it to cut down on energy costs.  As such, more and more solar energy projects are popping up throughout the world, some of […]

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Getting to 100% Renewables Requires Cheap Energy Storage.  But How Cheap? – By David Roberts

One of the most heated and interesting debates in the energy world today has to do with how far the US can get on carbon-free renewable energy alone.One faction believes that renewables can supply 100 percent of US energy, with…

Installing Solar Panels on Agricultural Lands Maximizes Their Efficiency

A new study finds that if less than 1% of agricultural land was converted to solar panels, it would be sufficient to fulfill global electric energy demand. The most productive places on Earth for solar power are farmlands, according to…