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Clean Transport

The First Municipality In Denmark To Convert To Electric Buses Gets Closer To Launch

Published on January 21st, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

In Roskilde Municipality, close to a million miles is covered by bus each year, and silence is coming to all that travel. All of the city's old diesel buses are to be replaced by the electric alternative. When the electric buses are fully phased in, the transition from diesel to electricity will save the environment 1,400 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year... Read More


Clean Power

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India Cuts Implementation Timelines For Solar Power Projects

Published on January 21st, 2019 | by Saurabh

Concerned over the lackluster pace of capacity addition in the solar power sector, the Indian government has made amendments to the auction and project implementation timelines. The recent amendments to the policies would result in much quicker implementation of large-scale solar power projects giving hope to the government that the 2022 target of 100 gigawatts solar power capacity will be realized. ... Read More


Climate Change

Global Warming Might Be Making Waves Stronger

Published on January 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications has revealed an as-yet-unseen consequence of climate change, wherein the energy of ocean waves have been increasing around the world caused by widespread ocean warming, which could potentially create further repercussions from coastal change and flooding, and the larger threat of sea level rise... Read More


Batteries

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Timeline & Results — CleanTechnica Deep Dive

Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Chanan Bos

Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada is a proof of concept. Originally, the factory was supposed to be completed in 2020, have a production capacity of 35 GWh of battery cells and 50 GWh of battery packs, and employ 6,500 people. In 2017, these plans were altered publicly, as Elon Musk claimed that the company found a way to use space more efficiently and set a new goal of 105 GWh of battery cells and 150 GWh of battery packs. That would also mean employing around 10,000 people when complete... Read More


Clean Transport

Tesla Supercharger Development In China — 5 Year Review & The Future

Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Tesla has helped move the idea of electric cars from niche sci-fi or hippy dream into something mainstream. Part of the way it did this was by creating a compelling product package — the car, sales experience, repair center experience, and recharging infrastructure that was based around the needs of electric vehicles and their owners: Superchargers... Read More


Cars

Tesla Flashbacks, Take 5

Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently had some fun digging up old Tesla news, putting it in the context of the company up to today can make it fascinating. I've also elaborated on 11 years of hyped up FUD about Tesla and claims of its eminent demise for the past decade, as well as 8 "impossible" goals the company has achieved. I forgot, though, that a reader sent along a list of his own back in October. It's a great list as well, so I'm writing about it here for another round of "Tesla Flashbacks."... Read More


Cars

30 Nasty Tesla Charts

Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

With our US large luxury car sales report, US small & midsize luxury car sales report, US electric vehicle sales report, and other Tesla-related sales reports recently completed, it's time for another edition of Nasty Tesla Charts!... Read More


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