China Is Doing A Lot Better On Climate Action Than Most People Realize

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:15:51 +0000

While a lot of fingers are being pointed at China by people committed to both inaction and action in North America, the actual climate story in China is much different than most people realize

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India x Cleantech — September 2019

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 03:33:41 +0000

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we will pull news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article. Ongoing, this series will find a home over on CleanTechnica’s “Future Trends” page. Without further ado, here are this month’s highlights from India x Cleantech

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Tesla & Green Mountain Power Launch New Flat Rate Solar + Storage Bundles

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:52:11 +0000

Tesla has kicked off a new initiative with progressive Vermont utility Green Mountain Power that lets customers lock in a flat monthly price for a solar-plus-storage system. The new program mirrors Tesla’s new tiered approach to solar rentals and loans, but with the addition of two Tesla Powerwalls to each system for an extra fee of $30 per month

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Energy Storage & Extreme Weather

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:43:48 +0000

Imagine this scenario for a moment: It’s a nice day out. The sun is shining beautifully and you’re at the beach. You can feel the sand between your toes, the gentle breeze carrying the scent of salt to your nose as it passes through your hair. The water is gently flirting with the shore in happy, foaming waves that bring pieces of wood, rocks, and the occasional fish before retrieving back into her embrace. It’s cool, a sensual contrast to the warm sand, as it washes over your feet

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Warren’s Climate Plan: Solid, But Sophisticated & Hard To Sell To Voters

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 01:00:55 +0000

Warren’s climate plan is a progressive patriot’s dream plan. Unions, supply management, the moonshot and WWII are all present. And jobs. Lots of jobs

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Yang Would Spend $3 Trillion On Residential Solar, But The Same Money Could Decarbonize The Grid Entirely

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 03:50:26 +0000

Yang’s single largest dollar expenditure, 62% of his US$4.9 trillion budget, would only impact 2% to 5% of US energy consumption. And his investments on geoengineering, fusion, and thorium nuclear generation are purely wasted expenditures

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China × Cleantech — August 2019: Tesla Gigafactory 3, Post-Subsidy EV Sales, Solar Cheaper Than Fossils

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 23:29:35 +0000

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our August 2019 edition. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website. For the July edition, click here

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Tesla Providing Clean Energy To Places Around The World That Desperately Need It

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:00:55 +0000

While there is so much news about Tesla’s vehicles, and sometimes its US rooftop solar business, it’s easy to forget that Tesla continues to bring stable electricity to many parts of the world that rely on diesel or have unstable access to electricity

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Solar-Home Systems & Mini-Grids: Same, Same But Different!

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 19:05:21 +0000

SHS are micro-power plants with integrated energy storage that provide electricity to individual buildings or households. SHS typically provide DC power that can be used without any problems for lamps and mobile phone charging. For newly electrified households, these are typically the main power needs. The electricity from SHS is not fully comparable to AC power that we know in developed countries

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Dominion Energy Virginia Wants 1,050 Electric School Buses By 2025

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:55:57 +0000

Dominion Energy Virginia has published a bullish plan to convert 50 school buses in its territory to electric buses by 2020. That’s just the start, as the company plans to add 200 more per year to hit its target of 1,050 fully electric school buses by

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