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Climate Launchpad 2017 Startup Spotlight: Go To-U

We originally connected with the Go To-U team as we were planning our Cleantech Revolution Tour event in Berlin, Germany, and Wroclaw, Poland. Then Andrea and I met them in Cyprus during this Climate Launchpad Grand Final event. And we collaborated yet again for our recent EV charging conference in Warsaw, Poland

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Compact Electric Vehicles To Be Sold At Japanese Big Box Store

Following similar announcements made by various electronics retailers, including the UK's Dyson, the Japan-based big-box consumer electronics retailer Yamada Denki has announced that it will begin selling compact plug-in electric vehicles by 2020. Despite the lack of expertise currently, the company plans for the introduction of electric vehicles (EVs) to be a relatively smooth one [&hellip Compact …

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More diesel bad news, 2018 Bolt EV, airless tires, Best Car To Buy poll: Today’s Car News

Today, we've got information on all the changes to the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, a poll on our Best Car To Buy nominees, a disturbing diesel analysis on carbon, and the idea of airless tires. All this and more on Green Car Reports. As we go through our finalists for the Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018 award, we put together a...

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Over 9,000 New Nissan LEAF Orders In Japan

Nissan has now received more than 9,000 orders for the new, refreshed all-electric LEAF in Japan, a senior exec revealed on Wednesday at the Tokyo Motor Show. That figure apparently represents demand well above expectations, according to the senior exec in question. The comments originate with Nissan's senior vice president and head of Japan operations, [&hellip Over 9,000 New Nissan LEAF Orders In Japan was …

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Trackless Electric Train Launches In China

It might sound like something that comes straight out of a nightmare, but China is working on a trackless electric train. Our curiosity peeked, we had to bite. What exactly is a trackless electric train? What is a Trackless Electric Train? Essentially, a trackless electric train would be a train-like formation that can run on [&hellip Trackless Electric Train Launches In China was originally published on

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2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV: minimal changes, same range and price

With sales of the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car rising every month, shoppers are inevitably curious about any changes to the Bolt for the 2018 model year, its second. Now the information is out, and buyers will find the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV is virtually the same car as the 2017 model—with two exceptions. Chevy has changed the heated...

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Toyota electric cars could use airless tires if research pans out: report

Although electric cars offer numerous benefits in engineering, design, and zero-emission operation, their overall weight remains a hurdle for automakers, especially as bigger batteries with longer ranges become more important. It now appears that Toyota may look to airless tires as a way to cut weight in its future electric cars: It debuted the...

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GOP Tax Reform Plan Sparks Uncertainty for the Clean Energy Industry

Much remains unknown about the tax bill House Republicans plan to unveil this week. Politico recently reported that even “rank-and-file House Republicans are increasingly alarmed by the secrecy shrouding the massive tax bill.” The closed process has left solar, wind, and other clean energy companies scrambling to discover how the bill might affect their industries. Representatives from solar and wind …

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Finland Gets Its 1st Public Bidirectional V2G Charging Station

Finland recently had its first public, bidirectional electric vehicle charging point installed in its capital, Helsinki Finland Gets Its 1st Public Bidirectional V2G Charging Station was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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ICCT: Shipping Industry’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions On The Rise

The global shipping industry is continuing to release more and more greenhouse gas emissions by the year, according to a new study released by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) ICCT: Shipping Industry's Greenhouse Gas Emissions On The Rise was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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The Netherlands Will Miss 2020 Renewables Targets, Government Review Shows

Despite recent investments into new wind energy capacity, the Netherlands will miss its 2020 targets for renewables and greenhouse gas emissions reductions by a fair margin, according to a government review published last Thursday The Netherlands Will Miss 2020 Renewables Targets, Government Review Shows was originally published on

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Romeo Power Shows Off New Personal Power Pack

The electric vehicle and energy storage battery tech firm Romeo Power has now unveiled its first consumer/personal power pack ‚ a wand-shaped, compact charger dubbed "Saber" which utilizes the firm's proprietary power management tech Romeo Power Shows Off New Personal Power Pack was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read …

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Generate Capital Raises $200M for Distributed Energy, Led by Alaska Permanent

A massive Alaskan fund created by oil revenues is funneling millions of dollars into a young company that finances and owns clean energy projects. Generate Capital -- a company launched in 2014 and based in San Francisco -- announced today it has raised $200 million in equity funding to provide capital for energy, water and food infrastructure assets. The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the U.S. and valued at …

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Polestar’s second, third cars will be all-electric, one to challenge Tesla Model 3

While Tesla works out the production bottlenecks that plague the Model 3, rivals continue to gear up to challenge the Silicon Valley maker's more affordable electric car. Specifically, Tesla's latest announced competitor comes from the new brand at Volvo Cars Group, named Polestar, which has become a standalone maker within the company's stable...