Author: CleanTechies Staff


Remember all that stuff we at NextGen Climate told you about 97% of scientists agreeing that climate change was real? And all those sad polar bears hanging off of icebergs? And all the dire warnings about catastrophic sea-level rise? We Read more…


Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC, a 7-year-old Connecticut based solar energy company, recently signed an agreement with Target Corp. to install solar arrays on the roofs of 180 Target stores and distribution centers that stretch across the United States from Augusta, Maine, to Read more…


The Northwest Energy Star program is tracking the energy use of green homes for 13 months after they are occupied in an attempt to learn more about what features and technology enhance energy efficiency. The homes in this pilot program, Read more…


Electric cars made up less than half of a percent of the 85 million new vehicles sold in the world last year, but German energy researchers say that tiny wedge of sales accounts for almost half of all battery-powered passenger Read more…


According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, California led the nation in new solar power capacity in 2014. The latest data shows it was the first state to get more than 5 percent of its annual electricity generation from large-scale Read more…


When electric vehicles first hit the market, there were not totally-unfounded fears that EVs would depreciate in value quicker than combustion vehicles, leading to lower “residual” values. Here in the U.S., the jury is still out on whether or not Read more…


Solar energy company SolarEdge yesterday set its terms for its IPO on Nasdaq. The company, which has developed a solar energy optimization and monitoring system, will offer seven million shares at a share price in the $16-18 range, meaning that Read more…


Landing in Ahmedabad completes the second leg of the First Round-The-World Solar Flight, with Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg having taken the controls for one flight each.


Bertrand Piccard makes the second leg of the First Round-The-World Solar Flight, leaving from Muscat International Airport (OOMS) to Ahmedabad.


Solar Impulse lands at Muscat International Airport, MCT/OOMS in the Sultanate of Oman, completing the longest flight of Si2 to date. Pilot André Borschberg waits until the sun sets and the ground-level turbulence is reduced before landing for a pit-stop, with Read more…


By now pretty much everyone knows about Solar Impulse, the massively amazing solar plane that is currently on a trip around the globe. It’s all very exciting. But words don’t begin to describe it, so we’re going to bring you Read more…


GRID Altenatives, the nation’s largest non-profit installer of solar power products, is partnering with Clean Power Finance (CPF) to help more low-income homeowners save money on their electric bills with residential solar. The partnership will help GRID expand the reach Read more…


Koenigsegg Automotive founder, Christian von Koenigsegg, takes us on a complete in-depth tour of his new hybrid megacar, the Regera. For all you cleantechie car geeks out there, here are the specs. AERODYNAMICS Foldable active rear wing (top mounted) Active Read more…


Muzzley on iOS and Android wants to give you one place to control all your smart home items. Those who own smart devices like intelligent lighting systems, thermostats, etc. need rely on separate apps that can’t talk to each other. Read more…

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