As many of you know, I enjoy looking back at electric car history. Electric cars, technically, date back to the early 1800s. It is expected the first land vehicle steered using a wheel was an electric car (in 1890–1891). Regenerative…
En route to its 2050 Energiewende goal of 80% of the nation’s power being supplied by renewables, especially spurred on by the phaseout of nuclear reactors, Germany broke another renewable energy record on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Europe’s biggest clean-energy market reached almost 75% renewable power market share noon on that day. As the Disruptive Renewables chart
Germany Reached Nearly 75% Renewable Power Use On Sunday was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Originally published on Gas2. Yesterday, The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman made a plea to Elon Musk to help build a museum dedicated to Nikola Tesla…and this morning, Musk responded. In a tweet sent this morning at 6 AM, Musk told Inman (via Tweet) that he “…would be happy to help.” Woot! Last year Inman launched a
The Oatmeal Woos Tesla Motors, Elon Musk Agrees To Help Build Nikola Tesla Museum was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Originally published on Renewables International. By Craig Morris Did you know that Socrates gave lectures on solar architecture? But no, he’s not the one who invented it – that honor goes back at least to the Chinese, according to the update of John Perlin’s classic from the 1970s entitled “A Golden Thread.” The new version,
Originally published on Lenz Blog. It is of course correct that eventually all energy will be renewable, and the only question is how fast that happens. Fossil fuel will run out eventually. It is also correct (in my opinion) that we should rather not gamble with the amount of CO2 that can be safely released.
Elon Musk On 100% Renewable Energy, Solar Energy Potential, Li-ion Battery Components… was originally published on CleanTechnica.
I happened to be poking around Google Trends the other day and noticed there was a section for the most-trending stocks in 2013. To my surprise, two of the top 10 companies were cleantech companies — Tesla (TSLA) (#2) and SolarCity (SCTY) (#8). Well, Tesla wasn’t a huge surprise, but really, 1/5 of the top 10 stocks are
2 Of Top 10 Stock Searches In 2013 Were For Cleantech Companies — Tesla (TSLA) & SolarCity (SCTY) was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Originally published in Let the Sunshine In: A Solar Power Blog. Barry Goldwater, Jr., the son of the late conservative Republican Presidential candidate – and Arizona native – Barry Goldwater (who was defeated by Democratic President Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 election), has always been very much a man after his father’s heart. A retired
Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page recently shared his strong appreciation of Tesla CEO & Chief Product Architect, SolarCity Chairman, & SpaceX founder & CEO Elon Musk. The two seem to be kindred spirits, and are of course billionaires. They have also reportedly been friends for many years. Page’s statements in a recent interview acknowledged
Google CEO Larry Page On Why He Would Leave His Billions To Tesla CEO Elon Musk was originally published on CleanTechnica.
I know some people somehow find pleasure in it, but the smell of gas fumes at the gas station is one of my least favorite things. Purely disgusting, imho… and I know the fumes aren’t good for me. I look forward to the day when there aren’t gas or diesel fumes anywhere, and I know
… Norway’s largest newspaper, that is. We’ll know that electric cars are mainstream in our own countries when our “top” newspapers are putting comparisons of electric cars as feature articles. In the meantime, we’ve got CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, Gas2, other similar sites… and Norway. Here’s a tweet a reader sent me last week: @zshahan3 Norway’s
Electric Cars On Front Page Of Country’s Largest Newspaper! was originally published on CleanTechnica.