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Proposed Self-Driving Car Rules Would Bar US States From Setting Own Rules

The set of self-driving vehicle rules now being proposed by a group of US House Representatives would bar individual states from putting their own testing and design regulations in place, going by the contents of a draft proposal that was obtained by Reuters Proposed Self-Driving Car …

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CleanTechnica Begins Jetson Electric Bicycle Review, Stay Tuned

When I first saw the electric bicycle (e-bike) Jetson, I stopped to look again. Where is the obvious battery sticking out? Where is the obvious electric motor? Where is the obvious gearing system limiting these e-bikes to a handful of gears? What is this twelve speed bike doing here in the middle of the e-bike section

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Sweden’s Largest Pension Fund Sells Off ExxonMobil & TransCanada Stock

AP7, Sweden's largest pension plan, announced this week it is continuing with its fossil fuel divestment strategy by selling its shares in ExxonMobil and TransCanada. Sweden's Largest Pension Fund Sells Off ExxonMobil & TransCanada Stock was originally published on

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Official: Car2go acquires RideScout, adds all sorts of transportation options to carsharing program

Filed under: Car2go has always been about offering its members an alternative to traditional car ownership as they move around town. Now, the carsharing company's focus is expanding to offer alternatives (plural) with the addition of things like taxis, bikesharing and public transportation to the Car2go family. This is because Car2go and its parent company, Moovel (which is in turn owned by Daimler), have acquired

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Indian State Telangana Issues 500 MW Solar Power Tender

The new southern Indian state of Telangana has issued a 500 MW solar power tender to meet energy demandIndian State Telangana Issues 500 MW Solar Power Tender was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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YieldCos Could Cut Renewables Costs by 20%, Study Finds

Financial innovation has unlocked distributed solar and helped to drive down costs in recent years, but there is also ample room for new investment vehicles for large-scale wind and solar, according to a new study. Widespread use of YieldCos should allow for wind and solar costs to drop by more than 20 percent compared to current project finance models, according to the Climate Policy Initiative's …