The City of Cape Town Will Pay Cash For Your Excess Solar

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 23:50:01 +0000

cost of solarThe city of Cape Town will soon start paying commercial and Industrial (C&I) business for their excess solar with cash as one of the options on the table. Interested businesses that want to sell their surplus Small-scale Embedded Generation (SSEG) energy to the City of Cape Town need to submit their applications by the 31st […]

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Paul Krugman: The Inflation Reduction Act Is “A Very Big Deal” For The Climate

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 18:50:46 +0000

KrugmanThe New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist describes the importance of the Inflation Reduction Act, with its $369 billion for decarbonization.

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DTE Energy Sells Ford Largest Renewable Energy Deal Ever

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 17:50:36 +0000

When you get your own home solar array, you know that some portion or maybe all of your daytime electricity use comes from the sun, making things a lot cleaner. Add some battery storage, and you can take all of your energy to being renewable. But, if you can’t do that, using the grid as […]

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CleanTechnica Series A Coming Soon!

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 12:36:07 +0000

We are getting to the final stages of preparation for our Series A investment raise here at CleanTechnica. For the first time ever, outsiders will be able to own a share (or many shares) of one of the world’s most influential clean energy news organizations. And, we are creating an opportunity for our readers to […]

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Comparing The US & China On Climate, Economy, & Other Outcomes Should Be Deeply Humbling For America

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:50:46 +0000

Visual Capitalist infographic of EV sales by country for 10 yearsThe narrative that Americans and many Europeans share about China and themselves is not aligned with observable reality, and the USA is in significant danger of economic decline even as the world improves.

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Goodbye, Diesel. Hello, Solar.

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 23:50:55 +0000

How do you make a difference and a profit in Australia’s dairy industry? The answer is shining in your face. John and Rochelle Pekin have made the move from relying on a fragile grid and a smelly backup diesel generator to solar + batteries. Goodbye, diesel. Hello, solar and batteries. Energy Renaissance, pioneers in the […]

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Aptera Reveals Gamma (Near-Production) Vehicle Interior

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 21:50:54 +0000

A recent social media post by Aptera shows that it is making significant progress toward its production vehicle. Not only is Aptera on the last phase before its production design, but they’ve kitted it out with a complete interior and exterior (something it didn’t do with the last phase of production). Aptera, the California-based electric […]

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Home Solar+Storage Will Get A Boost From The Recent Climate Bill, Claims Bloomberg

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 20:50:49 +0000

A recent article at Bloomberg points out some of the big advantages of the recent Inflation Reduction Act for people considering home solar. When it comes to the recently passed law, EV tax credits have gotten much of the attention, largely due to controversies in how they’re structured. But the new law also offers a […]

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Chevy Dealership Adds Solar Trackers

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:03:44 +0000

Cutting pollution and global heating emissions in the United States is dependent more than anything else on 1) shifting from fossil fuel powered vehicles to electric vehicles and human-powered transit, and 2) switching from coal and natural gas to solar and wind energy. Auto dealers have had an … interesting … role in the cleantech […]

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CNET Does A Great Job At Covering EVs With Onboard Solar

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 15:50:28 +0000

Even here at CleanTechnica, there’s a lot of skepticism about solar-powered cars. The obvious problem, of course, is that solar power just doesn’t generate enough power per square foot of surface area to get a lot of power out of the top of a car. As one well-known automotive engineer on YouTube explains, there’s a […]

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