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The Green Hydrogen Pipeline & Shipping Question

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To transition to a green hydrogen future, we need access to cheap renewable energy, clean water, and economical electrolyzers. These parts of the puzzle seem to be falling into place. Now, Rethink Energy is tackling the question of how this hydrogen will be transported and what it will cost.

Experience the Future — Harley-Davidson LiveWire

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Why would you choose to ride a Harley-Davidson LiveWire from Sydney (New South Wales) to Cape Tribulation in Queensland, and take the longest route? This is the question I asked Ed Darmanin in a recent interview.

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A Growing Number Of Model 3 & Y Owners Are Taking On Moab

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For most people, the words “off-roading” and “Tesla Model Y” don’t belong in the same sentence. Perhaps not even in the same paragraph. EV owners love their cars, and many of us don’t want to hurt our baby.

Looking Ahead To Q4, Tesla Is Likely To Produce Positive Outcomes

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There are a number of optimistic indications that Tesla will experience continued growth through 2023 as well. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Green Economy Investment Elon Musk Tesla Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model Y Tesla production

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Who Will Educate The Masses About Electric Vehicles?

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The latest advertising from General Motors promotes the company’s slogan: Electric vehicles for everyone! The EVs look great, and the prices are very attractive. But — who educates the masses? Who dispels the FUD (much of which was, until recently, promulgated by GM)?

Who is Veda Prime (aka Mark Carlile)?

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Mark Carlile (aka Veda Prime) is no stranger to the business world, having worked in London, Paris, Singapore, and Brisbane in senior finance-related roles. He is also no stranger to risk, having sailed solo from England to Australia.

The Clean Water Act Is In Jeopardy From A Conservative SCOTUS

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What test should courts use to determine whether the Clean Water Act applies to EPA-designated wetlands? The answer could have significant implications for the EPA’s efforts to regulate waterways more broadly. Buildings Policy & Politics Water Clean Water Act EPA SCOTUS

Bad News For Fossil Fuels: Barbados Seeks Green Hydrogen With Sheep, Too

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The tiny island nation of Barbados could wield a big green hydrogen stick while demonstrating that energy and food security can coexist.

Microgrids For Anyone

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Communication-Less Scheme Streamlines Microgrid Setup, Simplifies Recovery During a power outage or after a disaster, it is hard to beat the simplicity of a diesel generator. Just supply fuel and start it up — so easy, anyone could do it.

Wave Energy Converter Disguised As Boat To Solve Sticky Salt Water Problem

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Wave energy developers are beginning to flex their muscles, and the Finnish company Wello aims to lead the pack with a new twist on the technology.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

California Becomes the First State to Commit to Ending the Sale of Polluting Heaters by 2030

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Last week, California became the first state in the United States to commit to ending the sale of polluting fossil fuel appliances — specifically, furnaces and water heaters — by 2030.

Babcock Ranch Was Designed To Be Sustainable & Resilient. Hurricane Ian Was Its First Real Test.

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Babcock Ranch and Punta Gorda both survived Hurricane Ian with little damage, thanks to robust building codes and good planning. Buildings Clean Power Solar Energy building codes Florida hurricanes

Citroën oli — The Inexpensive Family Car That Can Also Power Your Home

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Some people think “Citroën” is how you say “weird” in French, and the new Citroën oli does nothing to dispel that idea. This is a company that has always charted its own course.

California Could Ban Diesel Trucks By 2040

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California takes its Advanced Clean Truck rules to the next level. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Mass Transit / Public Transit Shipping California CARB Carbon Emissions diesel

Trains, E-Bikes, & Blimps — Bill McKibben Envisions Slower, Cleaner Transportation

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Bill McKibben is a hero of the fight to preserve the Earth as a place where humans can live sustainably. We have his photograph prominently displayed on the wall of our executive suite at CleanTechnica headquarters alongside our other heroes like James Hansen and Michael Mann.

Lordstown Motors Somehow NOT Dead, Builds 2 Trucks

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Against all odds, the Lordstown Endurance is rolling off the line. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles electric trucks foxconn GM Lordstown Motors

Vermont’s New ‘Replace Your Ride’ Funds Cleaner Transportation Options

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Through the FY2022 and FY2023 Transportation bills, funding was approved for a new incentive program, “Replace Your Ride,” to encourage owners of older, higher polluting vehicles to switch to cleaner transportation options.

Can Agrivoltaics Fuel the Growth of Sustainable Farming?

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By Ben Frank Senior Director, C&I Sales, North America

SolarEdge Wins Best Solar Booth At RE+

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Trade shows are often dull, with lots of technical detail at booths. And…that’s necessary, of course, but it’s always so nice to see tech-y stuff broken down to be digestible, and also to add some perks to get people interested in learning about the tech.

Let The World Vegetarian Day Celebrations Begin!

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Join in to celebrate citizen eaters, those folks who are actively engaged in food systems. Agriculture Climate Change Green Economy Carbon Emissions food vegetarian Waste Reduction

First-ever All Electric Maserati GT Bows With 760 HP

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One of the best-looking GTs you can buy just got a whole lot prettier (and cleaner!). Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles electric cars Maserati

Sweden’s BEVs Take Over Third Of Market

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Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share recovered in September, gaining 55.2% of the auto market, from 53.9% a year ago. Full electrics saw 35.3% share, their 2nd highest ever from last December. Plugin hybrids fell slightly year on year.

GM Silicon EV Battery Mashup Makes Automotive History In US

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GM launches first-of-its-kind R&D collaboration on new EV battery with silicon-infused graphite anode for low cost, high performance.

Tata Tiago EV Is A $10,000 Electric Car For India

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The Tata Tiago EV is an inexpensive 5-door electric hatchback designed specifically for driving conditions in India. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles India Tata tata motors

Revenge Of The ICE Car In Italy As Plug-Ins Down To 7% In August

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Originally published on opportunity:energy. There is no sign of relief for the ongoing EV crisis in Europe’s fourth largest auto market.

What Do Robotics Experts Think Of Tesla’s Optimus?

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I’m not a robotics expert, so I’ve been particularly keen to hear what robotics experts think of Tesla’s Optimus presentation the other day.

Tesla Model X In “Boat Mode” Escapes Hurricane Ian Floodwaters

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There is no shortage of crazy stories coming out of the path of Hurricane Ian. (I’ve I’ve got my own from my area of Southwest Florida, but none of them are saucy enough or cleantech enough for an article.)

Ford F-150 Lightning Powers Florida Man’s Cooking, Lights, Fridge, Entertainment During Hurricane Ian

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The Ford F-150 Lightning has just barely arrived on the market, yet I’ve already heard a few stories of the Lightning powering people’s needs in the event of power outages.

Tesla Quarterly Sales Charts Rise Again — 9 Charts

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Tesla reported its 3rd quarter vehicle production and delivery numbers earlier today. That allowed us to update various spreadsheets and create updated charts of Tesla’s long-term delivery trends. Some of the charts below use Tesla’s official figures.

Tesla Powerwalls Survive Hours Underwater In Hurricane Ian

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This Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwall stood up to the challenge of Hurricane Ian in Florida last week. And how about those hot new Virtual Power Plants?

Tesla 4th Quarter Sales Forecast HUGE, According To Internal Tesla Leak

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It’s the beginning of a new quarter, which means we will be getting Tesla’s global sales for the previous quarter very soon.

Tesla Achieves Record 343,830 Deliveries In 3rd Quarter — BREAKING

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Tesla has just published its 3rd quarter production and delivery totals. The company produced a record 365, 923 vehicles and delivered a record 343,830 vehicles to customers. Tesla added a special note this quarter to explain some delivery delays.

100% Electric Vehicles = 11% Of New Vehicle Sales Globally!

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And 15% of new vehicles sold across the world have a plug.

How to 3D-Print One of the Strongest Stainless Steels

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High-energy X-rays lit a path forward. Research 3d printing Argonne National Laboratory National Institute of Standards and Technology University of Wisconsin University of Wisconsin-Madison

A Football Star’s Marie Antoinette Moment & An Uprising Against Private Jets

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Taylor Swift, Kylie Jenner, Elon Musk. They are all at it. For a long time stars have been getting away with it. But in the summer of 2022 something changed. CelebJets, an automated Twitter account that tracks flights, began to expose celebrities’ private jet use.

What Is Blue Carbon?

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Blue carbon refers to carbon dioxide that is absorbed from the atmosphere and stored in the ocean. Blue” refers to the watery nature of this storage. The vast majority of blue carbon is carbon dioxide that has dissolved directly into the ocean.

The Tesla Model Y Earned Europe’s Highest Safety Score in History

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“Our team is dedicated to improving driving safety,” Tesla said in a post noting the victory. Achieving some of the highest safety scores ever awarded doesn’t give us pause—it motivates us to make some of the world’s safest vehicles even safer.”.

U.S. Commercial Buildings Continued To Increase Their Energy Efficiency Through 2018

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According to our recently released 2018 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), the total floorspace in commercial buildings has increased but energy consumption has not, compared with our last survey (2012 CBECS).

Elon Musk To “Own” California After The 2035 Gas Car Ban, Says Analyst

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California’s ban on gas car sales is just under a decade and a half away, but most automakers still have a ways to go in the transition to electric vehicles.

RE+ 2022: SEIA’s Vision for the Solar+ Decade

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“At the start of the decade, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced a bold new vision, dubbing the 2020s the Solar+ Decade. SEIA’s goal is for solar energy to comprise 30% of the U.S. electricity mix by 2030.

Freewire & Chevron Work Together To Bridge DCFC Installation Obstacles

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One of the biggest obstacles to installing DC fast charging stations is getting it the big three-phase power it needs from the power company. This is not only expensive to put in, but makes for a huge bill every month (called demand charges).