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  1. South Miami = 1st City Outside California To Enact Rooftop Solar Mandate

    08.21 / 00:11 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    Yes, South Miami, Florida, supports the Paris Climate Agreement. Miami has reason to do so, as concerns are large that Miami and surrounding areas will sink into the wild blue ocean before the end of the century if action isn't taken. Trying to do its part more, in July, South Miami became the first city outside of California to require that solar panels be installed on roofs of all new homes South Miami = 1st City Outside California To Enact Rooftop Solar Mandate was originally published…
  2. Tesla Model 3 vs Electric Competitors (The Straight Specs)

    08.20 / 11:29 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    I recently compared the specs of the Tesla Model 3 and 22 gas-powered competitors that are more or less "in its class." Naturally, readers also requested that we compare the Model 3 with other electric cars in such a detailed way. It's sensible to do, and that's why I'm doing it in this article, but the whole discussion of whether to compare the Model 3 to gas cars in its class or to other electric cars highlights some interesting points Tesla Model 3 vs Electric Competitors (The Straight …
  3. $0 In Tesla Advertising = 455,000 Model 3 Reservation List

    08.20 / 11:29 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    Have you ever wondered why you haven't seen a glitzy TV commercial for Tesla's new Model 3? According to Advertising Age, "Tesla still doesn't need [any] paid advertising to make sales." E.J. Schultz reports that, "even as the Model 3 goes on sale for anticipated delivery starting in the fourth quarter, word-of-mouth and free media coverage seems to be enough to fuel demand for the foreseeable future." $0 In Tesla Advertising = 455,000 Model 3 Reservation List was originally published on C…
  4. Top Electric Car Countries (Charts)

    08.19 / 20:15 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    Countries worldwide are taking an aggressive stance in order to expedite the transition to electric vehicles. Yet automakers are moving slowly — the Big Three in Detroit are taking a wait-and-see approach with vehicle electrification. And Germany's finest are also dragging their feet. One automaker is leading the way. According to The Telegraph, "Tesla, owned by billionaire Elon Musk, announced that its ‘budget’ Model 3 electric car went on sale earlier this month. This is the first Tesla c…
  5. Electric Cars vs Gasmobiles, Technically Speaking (VIDEO)

    08.19 / 17:19 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    Considering the far-reaching cascade of change that is about to be unleashed on human society by the transition from the internal combustion engine to the electric motor, there’s a good case to be made that everyone should have at least a rudimentary understanding of how these two competing forms of propulsion work (many journalists, to say nothing of political and business leaders, are in dire need of a basic primer) Electric Cars vs Gasmobiles, Technically Speaking (VIDEO) was o…
  6. Solar Plants Are Cropping Up On Farms

    08.19 / 14:14 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    If the United States wants to kick its coal habit, it will need to install a lot more solar power. That raises an important question: Where should all those panels reside? They could always go live on a farm upstate. Solar Plants Are Cropping Up On Farms was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS |…
  7. The Economist Announces The Death Of The ICE (Finally)

    08.19 / 14:14 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    The most recent cover story in The Economist announces, "The death of the internal combustion engine... it had a good run. But the end is in sight." In a remarkable account, The Economist reports that the internal combustion engine's "days are numbered. Rapid gains in battery technology favour electric motors instead. ... Today’s electric cars, powered by lithium-ion batteries, can do much better." The Economist Announces The Death Of The ICE (Finally) was originally published on Cl…
  8. Consumers Buy Performance, Convenience, & Status, Not Environmentalism

    08.19 / 13:15 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    Walmart founder Sam Walton once said businesses should focus on what customers want and then deliver it. It may sound obvious, but when it comes to eco-friendly consumer goods, it’s taken marketers a while to figure it out. Consumers Buy Performance, Convenience, & Status, Not Environmentalism was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | T…
  9. West Antarctic Ice Sheet May Hide World’s Largest Volcanic Range

    08.19 / 13:15 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    The ice sheets of Antarctica may be hiding the world's largest volcanic range, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh. The new work discovered around 100 "new" volcanos in the Antarctic region, some of which are as tall as 3,850 meters West Antarctic Ice Sheet May Hide World’s Largest Volcanic Range was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS |…
  10. Tesla Model S 75 & Model X 75 Get Upgrades, & “1 Second Quicker” To 60 MPH

    08.19 / 13:15 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    A recent over the air upgrade has made the Tesla Model S 75 and Model X 75 a full second faster to 60 miles per hour. Tesla Model S 75 & Model X 75 Get Upgrades, & “1 Second Quicker” To 60 MPH was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS |…
  11. The Climate Crisis Is Already Affecting The Mid-Atlantic

    08.19 / 12:16 cleantechnica.com Cleantechnica.com - Technology
    The climate crisis is already affecting the Mid-Atlantic region. Read about how you can make a difference here. The Climate Crisis Is Already Affecting The Mid-Atlantic was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS |…