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.
Lisanne Boling, EnergyTrends.org Vermont, Pennsylvania and California ranked as the most friendly to renewable energy according to new rankings from EnergyTrends.org. EnergyTrends.org’s ranking system takes not only state policies into account but also energy consumption and generation data. Other factors considered include growth of renewable energy, state programs for renewable energy, and other factors. Bonus
The BMW X5 eDrive is a plug-in hybrid electric SUV scheduled for release in the coming year or two. It is a beauty of a vehicle with a target fuel economy average (gas + electric) of 62 mpg (3.8 liters per 100 kilometers), about 18 miles of electric range, and able to do 0-60 in under 7 seconds. [...]
This is actually sort of old, but I just ran across it and it is a lot of fun, so thought I’d share. As you can see on the chart, it’s from Jalopnik. Given that Tesla has now patented Tesla Model E and the next Tesla model is supposed to be an affordable version of [...]