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Super Duper Supercapacitors Could Accelerate Electric Car Revolution

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Supercapacitors offer exciting new possibilities for electric vehicles. Here are two stories about advances in supercapacitor technology.

University of Georgia Getting 20 More Electric Buses, Bringing Fleet To 33

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The University of Georgia (UGA) has plans to add more electric buses on its campus and to host the largest fleet of electric buses out of all the universities in the nation.

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Tesla Cyber Sedan Concept (Video)

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A Tesla Cyber Sedan is the latest work of creative engineering inspired by the Tesla Cybertruck. This work of art and engineering is brought to life by YouTuber Inspire Automotive, who has an idea for Tesla for a Cyber Sedan.

Tesla Model 3 Holds Value >2x Better Than Every Other Car In USA

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Usually, as soon as you buy a new car and drive it off the lot, it loses a ton of value, but some vehicles provide an exception to the rule, losing much less of their value than others. The car in the US that loses the smallest percentage of its value after one year?

BloombergNEF: Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Densities Have Almost Tripled Since 2010

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BloombergNEF's Colin McKerracher took to the stage at the BNEF Summit in San Francisco last week where he made a case for electric vehicles reaching the "end of the beginning."

New Prefab Homes Never Need To Be Connected To The Grid

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Dvele, a manufacturer of prefab homes located in Southern California, says every home it makes going forward will be capable of making all the electricity it needs indepently.

Tesla Model S Now Has 390 Mile Range

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Elon Musk says the latest Tesla Model S Long Range Plus can travel 390 miles or more on a single charge. The range of the Model X has also gone up to over 350 miles.

GivePower Solar Desalinization Plant Brings Clean Water To Desperate People

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GivePower has received an award for its solar powered water desalinization plant in Kenya which produces 70,000 liters a day of clean water for the village of Kiunga. Clean Power Solar Energy Water Givepower Hayes Barnard Kiunga Kenya solar desalinization plant

The Boring Company Completes 1st Tunnel For Las Vegas Loop Project

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This tunnel will connect the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is held, with the new 1.4 million square foot West Hall located in another part of its 200 acre campus. The trip by car on surface streets would normally take about 15 minutes.

Tesla Semis Are Cheaper Than Rail Enough Of The Time To Reshape Ground Freight

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All transportation is electrifying. All transportation is moving to lower labor costs. All transportation is becoming more loosely coupled. All transportation is moving to lower carbon models.

Blue Nova Launches The MegaBoy 1 MWh Storage Product

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Blue Nova Energy, a member of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Listed Reunert Group, looks to be ramping up nicely and has just launched the MegaBoy.

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Coal & Gas Emissions Are 1500–3000× The Mass Of Waste Wind Turbine Blades

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What problems do the wind turbine blades cause for human health and the environment? Virtually none. They are intentionally mostly chemically inert.

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The HUMMER Returns As An Electric Vehicle — 1,000 Horsepower, 0–60 MPH In 3 Seconds

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The HUMMER Returns As A Fully Electric Off-Road Beast Sans Noise & Emissions. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging General Motors GM GMC hummer Hummer EV HUMVEE quiet revolution

UPS Orders 10,000 Electric Delivery Vans From Arrival

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Arrival says it has secured an order from UPS for 10,000 of its electric delivery vans beginning this year with the possibility of another 10,000 in the future. The EV revolution continues. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Arrival Arrival electric delivery van electric delivery van UPS

Tesla Sentry Mode Catches Sk8R Dude Smashing A Tesla

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Tesla Sentry Mode has caught another act of vandalism. This time it was a guy with a skateboard who smashed the windscreen of the Tesla vehicle. The video clip is 2 seconds long, but Sentry Mode catches a very clear view of the guy's face.

It’s Warmer In Antarctica Than It Is In Louisiana & Florida

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It's getting toasty in Antarctica. A new record was just set of 18.3 degrees Celsius, which for us in America is 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Right now, in Baton Rouge, it's 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The high in Tampa, Florida, today was 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

Tesla Autopilot Saved 8 Lives In Storm Dennis

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Storm Dennis was brutal, but it didn't stop Tesla's Autopilot from working, and seemingly saving 8 lives.

Tesla Ready To Roll Out Solarglass Roof In US — China & Europe To Follow

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Elon Musk tweeted this week that the Solarglass roof manufactured at the Buffalo, New York factory will be available soon in more parts of the US and plans are underway to introduce it in China and Europe soon.

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Transitioning the World to 100% Renewable Energy

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In the first half of this special two-part episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, take’s Zach Shahan’s place as host to talk with Mark Z.

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New Study In Canada Says EV Owners Will Not Buy ICE Again

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A new study by AAA in Canada tells us that EV owners will not buy fossil fuel vehicles again. The new study shows that 96% of its survey respondents say that they would buy or lease another EV the next time they have to get another car.

USA Braces For Tsunami Of Microgrids As Defense Dept. Wades In (#CleanTechnica Exclusive Interview)

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The Defense Department is taking steps to accelerate the microgrid revolution by tapping the analytic power of rural electric cooperatives. Clean Power Grid Interviews Microgrids Department of Defense Electricity NRECA

Airbus MAVERIC Design Study Project Is 20% More Efficient Than Today’s Airplanes

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Airbus this week unveiled its MAVERIC blended wing airplane prototype which it says would be more spacious for passengers and up to 20% more efficient.

Taiwan Military Chooses Tesla Model 3 For Its EV Fleet

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Tesla's Model 3 has been chosen for the Taiwan military's EV fleet, Tesmanian reports. The Republic of China Military Police (ROCMP), as it is officially known, had a budget of 3.18 million Taiwanese dollars, or $103,000 in US dollars.

Creating Electricity From Rain To Light 100 LED Lights

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Researchers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have created a new type of generator that uses rain to create electricity, and it works. Clean Power Energy Efficiency Research Water City University of Hong Kong kinetic energy Wang Zhonglin Wang Zuankai water Zeng Xiaocheng

Tesla’s Helping Australian Bushfire Victims

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Tesla is helping Australian bushfire victims with its part in the collective efforts alongside 5B, a solar provider in Sydney, and Mike Cannon-Brooks, the founder of Atlassian.

Electric Ferrari Plans Leaked In Patent Filing

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Plans to launch an all electric Ferrari in 2025 have been leaked on the Porsche Taycan forum and include a number of details! Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles electric Ferrari electric supercar EV gt leaked patent patent filings Porsche Taycan

Tesla Batteries In Denver? The Plot Thickens As Elon Musk Visits Colorado

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There is a lot of chit and chat around the water cooler here at CleanTechnica about Tesla manufacturing their own battery cells. There were at least 2 pieces of this massive puzzle uncovered in the last week and we found another clue this morning.

Mattel Tesla Cybertruck Model Comes Complete With Broken Window Decal

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Mattel announced a 1/10 scale model of the Tesla Cybertruck last week. In less than 24 hours, it was sold out. But a 1/64 scale model is still available.

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Could Be Cheaper & More Energy Dense

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Research at Monash University in Australia led to the development of a very high-performance and energy efficient lithium-sulfur battery.

You Can Now Lease A Tesla In Connecticut

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You can now lease a Tesla in Connecticut. However, Tesla still can't sell directly to customers from its location in Milford.

Volkswagen Praises Tesla, Commits To More Renewable Energy

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In Davos this week, Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen, heaped praise on Tesla for leading the EV revolution.

Shell Signs PPA With Largest Storage Battery In Europe

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Shell has signed a PPA with two Chinese corporations building a 100 MW battery storage facility in the UK. Highview Power also has a plan to use closed generating stations for its liquid air storage systems. Energy Storage Highview Power Power Purchase Agreement Shell Energy UK energy storage

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Fossil Fuel Vehicles Plummet 40% In Sweden As EVs Triple To Over 30% Market Share

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January saw fossil fuel passenger vehicle sales plummet in Sweden by almost 40% year on year, with diesels more than halved, as plug-in vehicle market share climbed to over 30%. Sweden's auto industry organization expects 30% to be maintained through the full year of.

Norway Hits 64.4% EV Market Share In January, Up 24% Year On Year

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Norway, the undisputed global leader in the EV transition, hit 64.4% EV market share in January, with over 44% share for pure electrics and 20% for plug-in hybrids.

200+ Companies Committed To 100% Renewable Electricity

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One of my favorite global initiatives is the RE100 initiative. Organized by The Climate Group and CDP, RE100 inspires, persuades, and collects corporate commitments to 100% renewable electricity. It also helps member companies progress toward their goals.