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Volkswagen & Google Work Together On Quantum Computers

We live in a world reliant on cell phone apps and beyond, losing a cell phone now is like losing a part of your mind (a helpful functioning part and the overly plugged in part). Data and data processing become king. All those small apps link to something — perhaps to mysterious and intricate quantum computers

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Which car would you pick as Best Car To Buy 2018? Poll results

As we do every year at this time, our editors have gotten together, analyzed and discussed and argued, and come up with what we think is the Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018. We covered our process in a series of articles, including one that lays out the qualifications and rules. To be eligible, a car must be fully or substantially new for...

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Tesla’s odds, crucial climate report, electric-car sales, Best Car To Buy finalists: The Week in Reverse

Which of three finalists will win the Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018 award? What two important reports came out this week, and why did one of them embarrass the Trump Administration? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, October 20, 2017. Friday, we broke the...

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ElectricGT 308, Ferrari 308 Electric Conversion (CleanTechnica Review)

If you grew up in the 1980s, you might have fond memories of the Ferrari 308 that Tom Selleck drove in the Magnum P.I. series. And if you also grew up with that generation, you've probably also lusted after one. Would you scream sacrilege if one were converted to electricity? We didn't and we loved the long ride we had in the ElectricGT

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Maryland Ready To Approve 10 Mile Boring Company Project

Maryland has given provisional approval for The Boring Company to dig a 10 mile long tunnel that may become part of a Hyperloop linking New York City and Washington, Maryland Ready To Approve 10 Mile Boring Company Project was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Renewable Energy Share Hits All-Time High In India — 13.2% of Electricity

Rapid increases in installed capacity and favourable weather conditions pushed renewable energy generation in India to an all-time high earlier this year Renewable Energy Share Hits All-Time High In India — 13.2% of Electricity was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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How Unusual Is It For Ireland To Experience A Hurricane? The Answer is “Very Unusual.”

When Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland, it was the most powerful storm ever recorded in the eastern Atlantic. Is the pattern of Atlantic storm activity changing with increasing ocean temperatures How Unusual Is It For Ireland To Experience A Hurricane? The Answer is “Very Unusual.” was originally published on CleanTechnica. …

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New Way To Capture Methane At The Well Head Proposed

Capturing methane from offshore wells or remote locations can be expensive so lots of it is just released into the atmosphere. Researchers at MIT think they have a better idea. New Way To Capture Methane At The Well Head Proposed was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Electrification is starting to surge through the automotive industry as countries implement emission regulations and the cost of batteries and associated technology drops. While the automotive sector will clearly affect a larger group of people, numerous companies have shown that boats too can go all-electric. That now extends to luxury launches...

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Solar-powered car race kicks off 30 years of World Solar Challenge

Although a car powered solely by solar power is far from reality, the 30th anniversary of the World Solar Challenge showcased just how far the technology has come. World Solar Challenge kicked off its celebrations with this year's iteration of the solar-powered car race in Darwin, Australia, on Sunday. From the starting point, the teams will...

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Enel Green Signs $330 Million Investment Agreement For Oklahoma’s 298 Megawatt Thunder Ranch

Enel Green Power North America announced last week that it has signed a $330 million tax equity agreement with the Alternative Energy Investing Group of Goldman Sachs and GE Energy Financial Services to spur development of Oklahoma's 298 MW Thunder Ranch wind project. Enel Green Signs $330 Million Investment Agreement For Oklahoma's 298 Megawatt Thunder Ranch …

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Michael Bloomberg Comes Out Fighting For The Climate On Colbert Show

It seems like Stephen Colbert's late show is becoming the forum of choice for heavyweight public figures to voice their concerns about climate change. Recently we had Bernie Sanders using an appearance on the show to urge a transformation from fossil fuel to clean energy, and now former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has used his airtime on the show to raise the issue of global warming

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California Providing Increased Protection For PACE Customers

Close to 150,000 Californian homeowners have made energy and efficiency improvements through Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. For the most part they are success stories, but there are isolated reports of problems with "independent solar, plumbing and roofing contractors who pitch the loans and sign up consumers through online software." California Providing Increased …

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Residential Solar Installation Costs In California

Though there is considerable push back from Big Oil, the California legislation's goal of 50% renewable electricity by 2030 seems attainable. What are residential solar installation costs in America's battleground state Residential Solar Installation Costs In California was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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Rooftop Solar Provides 48% Of South Australia Power, Pushing Grid Demand To Record Low

South Australia's level of minimum demand hit a new record low this weekend – barely a week after the previous benchmark was set – with a fall to just 587MW on Sunday afternoon Rooftop Solar Provides 48% Of South Australia Power, Pushing Grid Demand To Record Low was originally published on CleanTechnica. …

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Bill could ban gasoline-car sales in California by 2040

California, long a leader in emission reduction and electric-car incentives, may be ready to take the next big step: a full ban on the sale of new cars powered by gasoline or diesel. Such a ban would follow India, the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Norway, and others around the world with aggressive targets to reduce emissions and curb...

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Tesla Model 3 Production Video Posted By Elon Musk

Elon Musk has posted a video on Instagram showing the Model 3 production line operating at 1/10th speed. When will full production begin? Tesla Model 3 Production Video Posted By Elon Musk was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: