Month: September 2018

Natural Gas Swings, Misses Inexorable March To The All-Electric Future

Fossil Fuels Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Tina Casey September 30th, 2018 by Tina Casey  Holy bad timing, Batman! Earlier this month, mere days before a series of horrific natural gas-fueled fires and explosions torched dozens of homes, injured 25 people, killed one person, and displaced thousands in the Merrimack Valley region in …

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Economies Of Scale — From The Tesla Gigafactory To A Chain Of Terrafactories

Batteries Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Chanan Bos September 30th, 2018 by Chanan Bos  Economies of scale: a proportionate saving in costs gained by an increased volume of production. The reason Tesla names its Nevada battery production factory the Gigafactory was to help people understand that only when operating at a larger economy …

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“It’s Not Fear That Should Drive Us To Act, It’s Love” — Interview With Susan Kucera, Director Of Living In The Future’s Past

Clean Power Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan September 30th, 2018 by Cynthia Shahan  I spoke with documentary filmmaker Susan Kucera about her recent film Living in the Future’s Past, an artistic collaboration with Jeff Bridges and a tapestry of experts on planetary well-being, science, evolution, emergence, energy, psychology, and more. Do watch and …

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A Message For & By The Younger Generation About Our Future With Cleantech

Cars Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Chanan Bos September 30th, 2018 by Chanan Bos  When people think about cleantech, one of the first questions is, “How does it apply to me?” A lot of the news and opinion pieces talk about today and the general future. What most editorials don’t include is the …

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Chart: Global Shifts In EV Battery Chemistry (+ Electric Car Sales Grow 66%)

Batteries Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan September 30th, 2018 by Zachary Shahan  Our friends at EV Volumes — true EV data fiends — have released another report on electric car sales and trends. There are another of interesting findings, but the chart that jumped out to me the most was one …

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Chris Collins & James Francis Put Perspective Into Elon Musk & Tesla Story

Cars Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman September 30th, 2018 by Matt Pressman  Originally published on EV Annex. The media appears to enjoy bashing Tesla and Elon Musk right now. It’s like someone invited the press to a “troll-a-thon” gone wild — journalists just can’t stop themselves. James Francis (via Tech Central) gives some examples: “Elon Musk is out of control! We …

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Germany’s Tesla Alarm … MATE X Folding E-Bike … Tesla Model 3 Performance Review … (#CleanTechnica Top 20)

Bicycles Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan September 30th, 2018 by Zachary Shahan  It’s Saturday night! For me, that means work, work, work (which I love) — including publishing our top 20 stories of the week. In case you missed any of these, below are the 20 CleanTechnica stories that borrowed the …

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