DeepGreen CEO Gerard Barron Opens Up About DeepGreen’s Open Letter to BMW & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:01:00 +0000

Recently, DeepGreen penned an open letter to BMW, Volvo, Google, and other brands about the importance of seafloor minerals and approached extraction cautiously with an exacting commitment to science-based impact analysis and environmental protection. I also interviewed DeepGreen’s CEO, Gerard Barron, via email last year. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of a second interview with […]

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What’s It Like For Communities Slowly Transitioning To Renewables?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 17:35:33 +0000

In this interview with Pennsylvania County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald (D), we discuss regional progress toward shifting the full energy landscape away from fossil fuels.

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A Volkswagen T2 Camper Van’s Electric Conversion — Part 6

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 00:19:53 +0000

This series is the result of conversations with Kit Lacey about his entrepreneurship in converting classic cars to electric propulsion. Kit’s UK-based company is called eDub Services. I encouraged Kit to share the concrete information on his rebuilds with CleanTechnica in his own words. This is the final part of the series on his first […]

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The Mid-Barataria Sediment Division — Saving Southeastern Louisiana’s Wetlands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 21:44:07 +0000

Louisiana has been losing its wetlands due to erosion, climate change, and other factors for 80 years now and there is one project that could help not only save our wetlands but build new ones. The project is called the Mid-Barataria Sediment Division. The Army Corps of Engineers has released its Environmental Impact Statement for […]

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9 GW Of Texas Solar Power Could Be Added In 2021 — Interview

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 21:05:39 +0000

Though Texas may broadly be associated with fossil fuels, the Lone Star State is doing quite well with renewable energy. Dr. Joshua Rhodes, an energy researcher who lives in Austin, Texas, has answered some questions for CleanTechnica about recent renewable energy growth in Texas. Before rolling into the interview, let’s run through a few facts […]

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Texas Gov’t Just “Decided 60% Of the Population Wouldn’t Get Power For A Few Days”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 04:32:16 +0000

It’s been a crazy week of snow, ice, rolling blackouts, and sadness all across the south, but especially in Texas where the government there has completely mismanaged the grid, which led to what some are calling a class warfare type of situation where it seems that the government is intentionally freezing the poor. The New […]

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Find Amazing Founding Teams Whose Solutions Are Positively Impacting The Environment (Interview)

Credit to Author: Benjamin Schulz| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 18:05:43 +0000

We discovered the “VC Rank” database, and became intrigued, hoping it can also increase access to capital for cleantech companies and founders. So we reached out to Nate Pierotti (CEO of New Stack Ventures, the organization mainly responsible for “VC Rank”) for a quick interview. Maybe you can quickly tell our readers how you’d describe […]

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UFODrive Aims To Dominate The Globe With EV Rentals

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 17:50:13 +0000

We sit down and chat with UFODrive CEO Aidan McClean in 2021 to catch up on the company and its current plans.

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The EV Battery Supply Chain & Pricing — Lithium, Nickel, & Cobalt Trends (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 11:30:17 +0000

In the first half of this CleanTech Talk podcast interview, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Caspar Rawles, Head of Price Assessments at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, to discuss the battery supply chain.

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WARNING: Scammers Are Targeting Tesla Owners Via Snail Mail

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:46:06 +0000

Gail Alfar with the Tesla Owners Club of Austin shared some scary news with me this past week. Scammers are targeting Tesla owners in Austin. She shared the letter the scammers sent her. It’s hard to tell at first glance in the photos below

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