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The Lion Electric Company, a Quebec-based manufacturer of electric school buses, has successfully completed a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) pilot deployment of five school buses in White Plains, New York. New York’s V2G school buses The project began in 2018 among partners Lion, V2G technology company Nuvve, White Plains School District, and British multinational public transport company
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December 13th, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  I’ve been covering the solar power industry for more than a decade. I recall writing about the industry blowing up way back at the beginning, because annual installations did indeed climb rapidly compared to previous years. The nice thing about technology learning curves is that you can tell such
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Tesla is expanding its in-house Autopilot and Full Self-Driving testing to Phoenix, Arizona, which is already a hub for self-driving tests. Over the last few years, Tesla has been criticized for not reporting autonomous test mileage in California. The California DMV makes companies who are testing autonomous vehicles in the state submit yearly “disengagement reports”
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Michael Phillips, the CEO of Sense, a technology company that makes a home energy monitor (pictured above) to track efficiency, cost, and reliability, told us about his predictions for six 2021 home energy trends. Michael Phillips, CEO, Sense Michael Phillips, CEO of Sense, explained his choices to Electrek: In 2021, home energy will be transformed
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December 9th, 2020 by Jennifer Sensiba  Today, Aptera hosted an online Q&A session, covering a variety of topics about the vehicle. In addition to its announcements from a few days ago, the company also now has a video giving us some much better views of the vehicle (more information below the video). [embedded content] Today’s
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December 9th, 2020 by Rocky Mountain Institute  Originally published by Rocky Mountain Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies New Rocky Mountain Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies report outlines how a local government-driven infrastructure and economic recovery agenda can help build a healthier, safer, greener and more resilient America. Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Bloomberg Philanthropies yesterday released an analysis
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December 7th, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  Below were the top 20 articles published on CleanTechnica in November and then the top 20 articles published on CleanTechnica in the past week. Further down, below those, are 10 exclusive, completely original CleanTechnica stories that I especially enjoyed and would hope people found valuable. (If you did, you
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Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change during a campaign event at the Delaware Museum of Natural History in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., September 14, 2020. Leah Millis | Reuters In the past four years, preventing climate change and saving the environment have not been high priorities in the
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Tesla’s sales have surged to a new record high of more than 21,000 vehicles in China, according to a new report from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. The China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) announced that Tesla sold 21,604 made-in-China Model 3 cars last month. That’s a massive month-to-month and year-over-year increase. As we previously reported,
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December 7th, 2020 by Nexus Media  California is doubling down on electric vehicles (EVs). Critics say more plug-in cars will strain the power grid. Here’s why they’re wrong. Nissan LEAF charging in California, by Kyle Field, CleanTechnica. Originally published on Nexus Media News. Climate change ramped up its attacks on California this year, serving up