Tue.Aug 11, 2020

Tesla Announces 5-for-1 Stock Split

CleanTechnica

Palo Alto, California, August 11, 2020 -- Tesla, Inc. Tesla”) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved and declared a five-for-one split of Tesla’s common stock in the form of a stock dividend to make stock ownership more accessible to employees and investors. Each stockholder of record on August 21, 2020 will receive a dividend of four additional shares of common stock for each then-held share, to be distributed after close of trading on August 28, 2020.

How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool

GreenBiz

How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool. Mike Roeth. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:01. When most businesspeople travel for their jobs, they retire to their hotel room at the end of the day. However, when long-haul truck drivers are finished with their work, they move to the back of their truck cab into what is called the sleeper compartment. Long-haul, over-the-road truck drivers typically are out on the road anywhere from one to three weeks at a time, delivering the goods we need for our daily lives.

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Tesla Model 3 Wins A Targa Rally For The First Time

CleanTechnica

Tesla stole the show at a Targa Rally in Australia over the weekend. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Events Australia ev racing GemTek Targa Rally Tesla Tesla Model 3 performance Tesla Model 3 Performance racing Tesla Model 3 racing Tesla Racing

Engineering Solutions May Work Better On Coronavirus Than Social Ones

Jim Conca

Americans are not good at following rules. Better to engineer our society so contaminated air isn’t allowed to flow between people. Just like water-borne epidemics were stopped over the last hundred years by building clean water and sewer systems. Energy /energy Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Business energy

Seoul: Dirty Diesel Vehicles Banned From Public Fleets In 2025

CleanTechnica

Seoul, South Korea, is taking a half-step toward vehicle electrification with a new plan to phase out diesel vehicles from its public fleets by. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Policy & Politics cities diesel bans diesel vehicle bans EV procurement Seoul South Korea

ZHA creates modular, low-carbon housing platform for Roatn Prspera

Inhabitat - Innovation

Clients can virtually plan their modular, low-carbon and even net-zero homes

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Testbeds repurposes architectural mockups into community assets in NYC

Inhabitat - Innovation

The project will reuse luxury real estate mockup structures as garden buildings, sheds, classrooms and more

Tesla May Offer German Customers Energy Options As Well As Cars

CleanTechnica

Tesla is asking potential customers in Germany what energy services they would like to be offered, from rooftop solar to residential storage and expanded charging options. Batteries Clean Power Consumer Technology Demand Response Energy Storage Grid Grid Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Rooftop Solar Smart Grid Solar Energy Virtual Power Plants Germany Tesla Tesla Energy Tesla Germany Tesla solar Tesla virtual power plant

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Green Tech on the Red Sea: Inside Saudi Arabia’s Innovation Machine

GreenBiz

Green Tech on the Red Sea: Inside Saudi Arabia’s Innovation Machine. How do we innovate our way out of the climate crisis? It will take boundless innovators around the world to solve humanity’s greatest challenges. And with all that innovation comes nearly limitless potential for new products, services, business models, companies and entire industries.

Tata Nexon EV Is A Smash Hit In India, Tata Adds Subscription Service For Nexon EV In India

CleanTechnica

The Tata Nexon EV is a smash hit in India’s slow but growing EV market. That’s what you get when you create a great product. The Nexon EV is a vehicle that was well thought out. It is a practical EV that took into consideration the key attributes that address consumers’ needs in its target market. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Market Research Research Europe EV sales India Tata tata motors Tata Nexon Tata Nexon EV

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This energy-efficient home in Spain has a rainwater-fed infinity pool

Inhabitat - Innovation

Find Casa Palerm on the beautiful Balearic island of Mallorca, located in the Spanish Mediterranean

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So, It’s Kamala Harris For Veep — What Are The Pros & Cons?

CleanTechnica

For months, Kamala Harris has been appearing in the photons and sound waves of CleanTechnica. Her climate change plan was assessed when she was putting herself forward for the presidential nominee, and it was ranked #1 here on CleanTechnica after thorough analysis. More on that in a minute. Air Quality Clean Power Climate Change Green Economy Health Policy & Politics Solar Energy Wind Energy democratic party Democrats Election2020 Joe Biden Kamala Harris

MVRDV plans to sustainably repurpose the Dutch Expo 2000 Pavilion

Inhabitat - Innovation

The resident will transform the Dutch Pavilion into a co-working space

Rolls-Royce Commences Series Production of Hybrid-Ready MTU PowerPacks for Irish Rail

CleanTechnica

Irish national railway operator orders 41 hybrid-ready PowerPacks Delivery scheduled to commence next summer, with options for future hybrid conversion Rolls-Royce is to supply its very first series production MTU PowerPacks which are prepared for future use as hybrid traction units: Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the national railway operator of the Republic of Ireland, has [&hellip.

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Apple Hotel gains a green-roofed wellness center in South Tyrol

Inhabitat - Innovation

Apfelhotel is a nature-focused retreat tucked away in northern Italy

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Braap! Rumble! Vroom! Ford Mustang Mach-E Will Come With All The Sounds Of A Good Old V-8 Engine

CleanTechnica

When it arrives next summer, the Ford Mustang Mach-E will offer a sound system that fills the cabin with the sound of rumbling V-8 engine. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Electric SUV engine sounds Ford Mustang Mach E

WoodMac: 54,000 Electric Trucks on US Roads by 2025

GreenTechMedia

There were just over 2,000 electric trucks on U.S. roads at the end of 2019. This stock is expected to grow to over 54,000 by 2025, according to new analysis from Wood Mackenzie. Compared to passenger electric vehicle (EV) and electric bus penetration levels, the electric truck market is still in its infancy. But the need to electrify the sector is clear: Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (MDV/HDV) are the second largest contributor to U.S. transportation emissions.

New Electric Vehicle Chargers Coming to Oakville, Ontario

CleanTechnica

OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ — The Government of Canada is building a clean energy future to strengthen the economy, create good jobs and support the natural resource sectors. This will be more important than ever as we begin to reopen the economy and plan our recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Policy & Politics Press Releases Canada co2 emissions green infrastructure Natural Resources Canada Oakville Ontario

Loan Provider Mosaic Joins Companies Offering Free Solar Amid Pandemic

GreenTechMedia

Mosaic, a leading provider of solar loans in the U.S. residential market, will now offer a 12-months-free financing option, joining solar providers including SunPower, Sunrun and Vivint Solar in offering cut rate deals amid the coronavirus pandemic. All of those companies framed their bargains as a way to entice customers at a time when homeowners are concerned about finances and to boost sales amid a COVID-19-related slump.

New Guidebook For Zero-Emission Bus Deployment

CleanTechnica

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) has released a Guidebook for Deploying Zero-Emission Transit Buses, Clean Transport Electric Vehicles EV Charging Market Research Mass Transit / Public Transit Policy & Politics Policy Research Research Center for Transportation and the Environment electric buses Guidebook for Deploying Zero-Emission Transit Buses Transportation Research Board

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, August 11, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]. Industry News Opportunities bulletin rulemaking utc weekly bulletin

The Gazelle Ultimate T10+ Electric Bike (CleanTechnica Review)

CleanTechnica

Gazelle reached out to us to review the Gazelle Ultimate T10+. The T10+ is a beast of an electric bike that melds Gazelle's decades of experience building bikes with Bosch's Performance Line Speed powertrain in an impressive package. Bicycles Clean Transport Electric Bikes Electric Vehicles Amsterdam Bosch Gazelle Gazelle Ultimate T10+ HMB netherlands Schwalbe Selle Shimano

Water industry still needs to address exclusion, says OFWAT chief

Envirotec Magazine

A glass ceiling is still “looming over” women working across the water industry and despite some progress, the sector is being held back by exclusion, Ofwat chief executive Rachel Fletcher told a British Water conference. Fletcher was keynote speaker at Women on Water, which gathered 80 industry professionals together virtually to share experiences and advice to support and empower women working in all areas of the industry.

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Electric Trolley Begins Operating In Estes Park, Colorado

CleanTechnica

A new electric trolley began operating in Estes Park, Colorado in July, with a second on the way in 2021. Motiv Power Systems, based in California, provided the all-electric chassis and collaborated with Wisconsin-based Hometown Trolley, the company that designed and constructed the body. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Interviews Colorado electric trolley Estes Park Motiv Power Systems

What the Kamala Harris VP Pick Means for Biden’s Energy and Climate Platform

GreenTechMedia

Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign added more climate clout on Tuesday, as the former vice president and presumptive Democratic nominee selected California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

The Tesla Effect On Del Valle, Texas: The Possibilities Are Endless

CleanTechnica

In a new article by Statesman out of Austin, Texas, the writer muses over just how good an impact "The Tesla Effect" will have on the Del Valle area. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Green Economy Green Jobs Investment Manufacturing Media Huston-Tillotson University Tesla Tesla Giga Texas Texas Travis County

Vestas Reinstates Guidance for 2020, Stock Hits New High

GreenTechMedia

Global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has reinstated its 2020 guidance as the outlook for the year begins to solidify. The full-year revenue guidance is the same as it was prior to its suspension in April, though its forecast earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) margin has been cut from 7 to 9 percent to 5 to 7 percent.

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Rolls-Royce & Tecnam Electrifying Air Transport: High Power, High Scalability, Hybrid Powertrain — H3PS

CleanTechnica

Tecnam has revealed a new hybrid-electric technology aircraft demonstrator with a Rolls-Royce and Rotax propulsion system. Aviation Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Research Electric Rolls-Royce Europe European Horizon 2020 rolls royce Rolls-Royce Aerospace Rolls-Royce Electrical Rotax Tecnam Tecnam P2010

Drilling operation helps utility protect medieval monks path

Envirotec Magazine

A seemingly state-of-the-art drilling technique has allowed Thames Water to install a vital new sewage pipe while protecting a centuries-old country path used by medieval monks. According to the utility, engineers had to think outside the box when fitting the new pipe at Selborne sewage treatment works in Hampshire, which is close to the ruins of a priory and is surrounded by protected woodland and historic monuments.

Large Fleet Operator In UK Buys 279 Electric Vehicles

CleanTechnica

The second largest fleet operator in the UK, Openreach, has decided that the time is now to go electric. It just ordered 270 fully electric Vivaro-e vans and 9 Corsa-e cars. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Policy & Politics Opel Opel Corsa-e Opel Vivaro-e Openreach UK Vauxhall Vauxhall Corsa-e