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US Gas Vehicle Sales Up Big In November, Still Down In 2019

Tracking monthly US auto sales by company or brand is one of the oddest-feeling things I've done in my decade or so covering cleantech. Perhaps that's because the focus is on tracking non-clean tech. The fact is, though, it shocks me every month to see how many people still buy gasoline cars. Gasoline cars are far worse than electric cars currently on the market for the same cost (or even less). Nonetheless, there are so many people buying clunky, noisy, slow, high-maintenance, low-tech, high-depreciation gasoline vehicles every single day. Objectively, it doesn't make sense ... Read More

Cheap EV Leases … Visions Of A Cybertruck Future … Model 3 vs. Model Y Visual Comparison — CleanTechnica Top 20 in November

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of November involved romance, murder, secrecy, drama, and the most shocking finale in the history of entertainment. Oh, wait, no, they mostly just involved a bunch of cleantech news updates and analyses ... Read More

EV Market Share In Finland Reached 10% Last Month!

When you think of countries leading the way in terms of electric vehicle adoption, Norway certainly comes to mind, and probably also Sweden, the Netherlands, and Iceland. But Finland? No, Finland hasn't historically had great EV adoption, but it is having a strong year, and last month showed a big boom in EV sales growth ... Read More

1.19 Gigawatts Of Solar Power For The Land Of The Gigafactory

Nevada, home of the Tesla EV Gigafactory, is getting a new burst of renewable energy with 1.19 new gigawatts of solar power from the company NV Energy ... Read More

Planned Tax Increase For BEVs In Denmark Scrapped — Sales Surging

Denmark Planned Tax Increase For BEVs Scrapped — Hurray! Tax Increase For ICEVs Scrapped Too — What ... Read More

Trump’s Tariffs Cost Americans 62,000 Solar Jobs

Trump's tariffs have harmed Americans by raising prices, cutting jobs, and losing the US billions in investment opportunities. From 2017–2021, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) expects 62,000 fewer jobs in the solar industry — which is more than the entire US coal mining industry ... Read More

Hyundai Kona EV, Kia Niro EV, & Chevy Bolt Dominate South Korea Electric Vehicle Sales

The South Korean electric vehicle market doesn't get the most attention, but it is bubbling up, with 2% of passenger vehicle sales in the country now EV sales. Similar to the USA, though, the market is dominated by just a few models ... Read More

BMW Group Joins “Getting to Zero Coalition” — 1st Carmaker To Do So

Being superbly happy with the performance, and yes, the style of the BMW i3 that I drive, it's nice to hear BMW is continuing to focus on manufacturing electric cars in a green way. The company actually operates a sustainability strategy that exists along the entire value chain, supporting sustainability more deeply than in the cars or car factories themselves ... Read More

Solar Simplified Takes A Look Into Consumer Attitudes Around Climate Change

A recent Solar Simplified survey dove into the topic of climate change and what we think we can do about it. Solar Simplified surveyed 5,000 people across the United States in order to understand their nuanced approaches, or lack of any approach, in daily life ... Read More

A 2.9-Megawatt Solar Project For 10 Schools & 24% Of Richmond Public Schools’ Electricity Needs

Standard Solar, Inc. is now supporting Richmond Public Schools with a 2.9-megawatt solar project that should be completed this year. Solar arrays were installed at 10 elementary and high schools throughout the Richmond, Virginia, and Dominion Energy service area ... Read More