CleanTechnica

And So It Begins: World’s 11th-Biggest Economy Pitches Renewable Energy For COVID-19 Recovery

CleanTechnica

The COVID-19 outbreak has provided one last opportunity for fossil fuel stakeholders to beat back the renewable energy revolution. One especially interesting example is the notorious Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline.

Tesla Is Making Ventilators … From Tesla Model 3 Car Parts

CleanTechnica

Tesla's engineering team released an update on Tesla's progress making ventilators — something that hospitals desperately need to fight the coronavirus-caused disease COVID-19.

Health 280

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Medtronic & Elon Musk Are Mobilizing To Help Hospitals

CleanTechnica

Medtronic tweeted that it is mobilizing with Elon Musk. By collaborating with Tesla and SpaceX, the companies are making a vital component for critical care ventilators. This will mean that more ventilators will be available for COVID-19 patients.

Health 281

Mount Sinai Hospital Receives Ventilators From Tesla

CleanTechnica

The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York, NY, received ventilators from Tesla, as we all know, but worth noting is the hospital's President and Chief Operating Officer took to both LinkedIn and Twitter to express his gratitude for receiving the ventilators bought by Tesla and given freely to the hospital.

Health 284

Gas Stations Face Bankruptcy As Demand Plummets

CleanTechnica

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping many people and cars at home and the looming threat of mass bankruptcy forcing consumer demand even lower, we have to ask: are gas stations making any money.

Demand 282

Tesla Has Best Ever 1st Quarter — 102,672 Vehicles Produced, 88,400 Delivered

CleanTechnica

Tesla has yet again broken some records. This time it broke its previous 1st quarter production and delivery records.

Liebherr Releases First All-Electric Cement Mixer

CleanTechnica

Swiss construction firm Liebherr recently announced an all-electric first for heavy-duty construction sites. Meet the ETM — a five-axle semi truck mixer based on the new 670 HP all-electric Volvo FM. It's the first mixer that's 100% electric, and 100% awesome.

Last Coal-Fired Generating Plants Closing In UK & New York

CleanTechnica

Three large coal generating stations -- 2 in the UK and 1 in the US -- are closing soon as coal power continues to shrink around the world. Coal Fossil Fuels coal generating plants Natural gas New York SSE Thermal UK

Electric Royal Enfield Photon Breaks Cover

CleanTechnica

Royal Enfield is probably not the company you'd expect to develop a cutting edge, on-trend electric motorcycle. And, you'd be right, because this ultra slick, polished electric Royal Enfield Photon model wasn't built by the Indian company.

Tesla Model 3 = 6th Best Selling Car in USA

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 isn't done with the headlines, despite the Model Y's review-grabbing arrival and the coronavirus pandemic we're dealing with at the moment. Tesla has climbed the rankings of the top selling cars in the USA and placed the Model 3 on the 6th rung*.

Tesla Model 3 = 7th Best Selling Car in USA & 19th Best Selling Vehicle

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 isn't done with the headlines, despite the Model Y's review-grabbing arrival and the coronavirus pandemic we're dealing with at the moment. Tesla has climbed the rankings of the top selling cars in the USA and placed the Model 3 on the 7th rung*.

Coronavirus & Homelessness: A Population At Risk

CleanTechnica

Coronavirus and homelessness is a toxic mix that puts an entire segment of the population at risk. Have you ever been woken up by a police officer prodding you with their baton and telling you that you have to move.

216
216

Elon Musk & Tesla Offer Ventilators To Any Hospital In Urgent Need, & Deliver Ventilators To NYC

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk says he has ventilators available and will give them away free to those who need them most desperately. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Health coronavirus COVID-19 Elon Musk Medtronnic New York new york city Tesla ventilators

Health 273

2020 Fiat 500e — All-New & Electric Only (Gallery)

CleanTechnica

Earlier this month, Fiat unveiled its first new car that was designed -- from the outset -- to be a purely electric offering. Meet the all-new 2020 Fiat 500e that was supposed to debut at the Corona-cancelled Geneva show.

James Dyson Designed All New Ventilator In 10 Days, Plans To Make 15,000

CleanTechnica

James Dyson says his company will start producing ventilators in a matter of weeks. In the US, officials are studying a number of proposals and expect to make some sort of decision very, very soon. Health coronacirus COVID-19 General Motors Tesla The Dyson Institute ventilators

Health 285

Germany Hits Record 9.2% EV Market Share in March, Tesla Model 3 #1

CleanTechnica

Europe's largest auto market, Germany, hit another all-time record plug-in electric vehicle market share in March, reaching 9.2%. The Tesla Model 3 was the best selling full electric model, with an estimated 1490 sales, just ahead of the Renault Zoe. Overall auto market volume fell 38% year on year.

Europe 236

Europe Gets One Step Closer To AI-Piloted Drones & eVTOL Aircraft

CleanTechnica

The biggest change worldwide in the last decade was probably the smartphone revolution, but overall, cities themselves still look pretty much the same. In the decade ahead, cities will change a lot more.

Europe 224

Air Pollution Plummets As China, Europe, New York Go On COVID-19 Lockdown

CleanTechnica

The European Environmental Agency (EEA) has confirmed NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) data that shows a rapid, dramatic reduction in air pollution over those areas most affected by the COVID-19 lockdowns.

COVID-19 Louisiana: 2 People Per Ventilator

CleanTechnica

Louisiana still needs ventilators, and even though the federal government is sending us 150 of them, it is still not enough. To be honest, I am outraged. I really want to go on a cursing spree and tell you all how I really feel, but I'll keep it polite and professional. Anger isn't going to help.

Norway EV Market Share Breaks All Records — 75% Of Vehicles Sold Have Plugs!

CleanTechnica

Norway's electric vehicle revolution broke new ground in March 2020, with plug-in vehicles now representing over 75% of vehicle sales in the country. Of the remaining quarter share, plug-less hybrids took 7.1%, diesel 10%, and petrol 7.7%.

Europe 250

Tesla Gigafactory 2 Will Reopen Soon To Make Ventilators

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk announced on Wednesday that Tesla Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo would begin manufacturing medical ventilators as soon as humanly possible. Health Elon Musk Medtronic Tesla Tesla factories Tesla Gigafactory 2 Tesla ventilators ventilators

Health 283

EV Market Share Breaks New Records in France — 11.7% of New Autos Have Plugs

CleanTechnica

France saw a remarkable 11.7% market share for plug-in electric vehicles in March, exceeding January's breakout result, and bringing the Q1 2020 tally to 9.7%. This is almost 4× growth in market share compared to Q1 2019 (2.6%).

Europe 242

Elon’s Home HVAC — Is It Time For “The Building Company”?

CleanTechnica

Hey Elon, I saw you again mentioned the idea to release a next generation home HVAC system. That sounds totally awesome. I know that I’d buy one and tons of people would buy one, too, but I know you like to dream big. Considering the huge housing issue in Reno, a surplus of bricks from [&hellip.

HVAC 232

Australia Could Be 3rd Largest Market For Tesla Cybertruck

CleanTechnica

Online data suggest the Australian market for the Tesla Cybertruck could be worth up to $! 5 billion, based on current reservation data. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Australia Tesla Tesla Cybertruck ute

Louisiana Is In Horror, Lack Of Medical Supplies Dire — Plea For Help

CleanTechnica

As I am sure you know, Louisiana is a massive hotspot for the coronavirus. Currently, New Orleans is experiencing one of the highest per-capita rates of COVID-19 infections in the country.

Health 265

Virus Or Not, US States Foment 100% Renewable Energy Rebellion

CleanTechnica

Key US states chew gum and walk at same time, ramp up aggressive pursuit of 100% renewable energy goals with new collaboration during COVID-19 breakout. Clean Power Marine Energy Solar Energy Wind Energy Clean Energy States Coalition DOE Electricity Energy Renewable Energy united states US

Energy 234

4 Things China Is Doing To Contain Coronavirus That USA Is Not Doing — Anywhere

CleanTechnica

As everyone and their mother should know by now, the USA is not containing the coronavirus epidemic very well so far. 11 days ago, I wrote an article explaining why the coronavirus was shutting everything down and why we all needed to self-isolate. Unfortunately, much of America did not listen.

Health 274

Stop The Lies! Electric Cars Do NOT Have Higher Emissions Than Conventional Cars

CleanTechnica

A recent study destroys the myth that electric cars have higher emissions than conventional cars. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles electric car emissions emissions from generating electricity

Tesla Lets Hundreds Of Contractors Go, Rivian Shuts Down Operations

CleanTechnica

Tesla is parting was with contract workers at its Fremont and Nevada factories while Rivian and Lucid suspend their plans to begin production as the coronavirus continues to disrupt the economy.

Curious Timing! New Offshore Renewable Energy Research = $22 Million +20 Million

CleanTechnica

Top oil and gas execs head to the White House, hats in hand, while Energy Department makes big renewable energy and offshore wind R&D plans. Go figure! Clean Power Offshore Wind Energy Wind Energy DOE Electricity Energy Renewable Energy united states US

Energy 237

COVID-19 Lockdown Illustrates Connection Between People, The Earth, & Pollution

CleanTechnica

Despite the turmoil caused by the coronavirus, people are waking to find they have a new view of the world thanks to a dramatic drop in pollution. There may be a lesson for us all in there. Air Quality Clean Power Climate Change coronavirus COVID-19 Pollution

The Intersection Of Coronavirus, Fake Meat, Food Shortages, & Climate Change

CleanTechnica

It has been widely speculated that the disease COVID 19 began in a meat market in Wuhan China. These markets are truly a sight to behold. I recently went to such a market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia that went on for over a mile.

Tesla Model Y Is “Über Strong”

CleanTechnica

Auto expert Sandy Munro has published another daily video about the Tesla Model Y teardown he and his crew are doing. According to Munro, the Model Y’s front impact structure “is very different than what we saw on the Model 3. The Model 3 didn’t have anything quite the same as that.”.

Tesla Model Y Compared To Tesla Model 3, Model S, & Model X — From S3XY Owner

CleanTechnica

At this stage of Tesla's impressive growth, there are well over 1 million Tesla owners. But only a tiny percentage have owned all four mainstream Tesla vehicles—Model S, Model X, Model 3, and Model Y. I’m one of the few that have been able to do that.

The Electric Car Cost Tipping Point

CleanTechnica

One of the most interesting and most challenging things in my career in cleantech media in the past decade has been communicating technology transitions. It is simply so difficult for us humans to deeply comprehend (or "digest") the arc of the trends as they are occurring.

Automotive Expert Sandy Munro On The Tesla Model Y “Lots of Room in There”

CleanTechnica

We have covered expert Sandy Munro and his company Munro & Associates multiple times on CleanTechnica over the years. When the Tesla Model 3 first came out, Munro led the charge to call Tesla out for out of spec panel gaps.

People Are Littering Used Coronavirus Masks In Hong Kong

CleanTechnica

In Hong Kong, people are littering discarded coronavirus masks in large volumes, according to Reuters. The masks have cluttered beaches and nature trails. This waste, according to environmental groups, is a threat to marine life and wildlife habitats.

Waste 283

Could The Tesla Model Y Become The Top Selling SUV In The USA?

CleanTechnica

Could the Tesla Model Y reach 300,000 sales a year in the United States and become one of the 10 best selling vehicles in the country? Could it reach 450,000 sales and become the top selling SUV or crossover.

Boosted By Tesla Model 3, Sweden’s March EV Market Share Doubles Year On Year To 27%

CleanTechnica

March brought a strong continuation of 2020's record-high market share for plug-in vehicles in Sweden, with a result above 27%, double that of a year ago. The overall total for Q1 was also just over 27%, and EVs are expected to achieve 30% market share over the full year.

Europe 220

2.2 Gigawatt Solar Park In India’s Rajasthan State Now Fully Operational

CleanTechnica

With the completion of a 300 megawatt solar power project, India has completed its largest solar power park.