Interview with GreenPower Motors CEO Fraser Atkinson

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 18:40:06 +0000

GreenPower Motors BEASTGreenPower Motors recently announced its plans to manufacture zero-emission all-electric school buses in West Virginia, and CEO Fraser Atkinson took the time to sit down with me and share some details of this plan and also what inspired him to found GreenPower. GreenPower Motors, he told me, designs and manufactures a suite of medium and […]

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Local Solar & Storage Present Opportunities: Solar Inventions CEO Bill Nussey (CleanTech Talk)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:07:51 +0000

Bill Nussey CleanTech Talk featured imageMichael Barnard spoke with serial successful entrepreneur Bill Nussey. He just published a book, Freeing Energy, about solar and storage behind the meter.

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100% Zero-Emissions Cherry Orchard

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:17:42 +0000

Forest Lodge Orchard is New Zealand’s first zero-emissions food producer. Forest Lodge Orchard is located in Central Otago, New Zealand, and is 100% free of fossil fuels. The farmers have electrified everything at the orchard — their irrigation, frost-fighting fans, electric vehicles, tools, and more. Supporting this electrification with a 45 kW solar power array […]

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The Linux Foundation Energy & EVerest Join Forces To Create An Open Sourced EV Charging Software

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 16:22:44 +0000

Yesterday, I met with Marco Möller, CEO and cofounder of Pionix, and Dr. Shuli Goodman, executive director of Linux Foundation Energy (LF Energy), who shared some details and insights about a major problem in electric vehicle charging and how their project, EVerest, is designed to solve that problem. EVerest is an open-source software stack designed […]

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Heavy-Duty Fleet Electrification Startup Forum Mobility Secures $7.5 Million in Funding

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 20:40:06 +0000

San Francisco-based Forum Mobility provides heavy-duty fleet electrification programs to decarbonize fossil-fuel truck fleets. The startup recently secured $7.5 million in seed funding, which was co-led by Obvious Ventures and Homecoming Capital. The news about electric vehicles typically focuses on EVs for consumers such as the Tesla models, the Ford Mach-E, Jaguar I-Pace, Chevy Bolt, […]

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It’s Time To Start Thinking About Robot Swarms Again (CleanTechnica Interview)

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 17:33:05 +0000

robot swarms Welcome to Earth Disney+For a glimpse of the robot swarm of the future, Will Smith explains the secrets of swarming behavior on “Welcome to Earth,” an original new documentary series unspooling on Disney+ featuring Will Smith.

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Wright Electric Shares Details About Passenger Plane Retrofit & 2-Megawatt Motor Testing

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 18:25:01 +0000

Wright Electric Spirit electric airplaneSteve Hanley recently covered Wright Electric’s November passenger aircraft retrofit news here. The company’s retrofit work builds upon testing of its 2-megawatt (~2,700 horsepower) motor. The electrification of aviation is important because aviation is a source of air pollution, including climate change emissions. Additionally, the extraction, transportation and handling of fossil fuels is harmful and […]

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Solar Echo Lighting Introduces Flower-Shaped Lamp That Mimics The Way The Sun Shines

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 23:05:53 +0000

I saw a tweet from Bored Elon Musk, a popular parody of Elon Musk on Twitter, and his friends are launching an independent lighting company. He introduced me to his friends who took the time to sit down for a quick interview. The name of the product is Solar Echo Lighting, and the goal is […]

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Time Magazine Person Of The Year 2021 Elon Musk’s Love For Humanity Shines Brightly

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 21:51:47 +0000

Elon Musk is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2021, and considering all that he has achieved and what he is focusing on, it’s a well deserved award. If you haven’t seen the interview, you can watch it here. The first question Elon answered was something that was incredibly inspiring. His answer, to me […]

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Welcome to CleanTechnica’s Dealer Digest Podcast!

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 02:17:32 +0000

CleanTech TALK - Podcast LogoIn this new series for CleanTech Talk, Zachary Shahan and Jo Borras explore the role of dealers in the EV revolution.

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