Daily Archives: July 29, 2017

4 Highlights From Motor Trend’s Tesla Model 3 Test Drive

By Zachary Shahan Well, Motor Trend’s fairly early and outspoken love for the Tesla Model S certainly hasn’t hurt its Tesla test drive opportunities. The mainstream auto magazine got yet another super exclusive opportunity to test out the Model 3, this time 36 hours before the final reveal last night 4 Highlights From Motor Trend’s…

Renault-Nissan Alliance Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Pass 480,000

By James Ayre There have now been more than 480,000 plug-in electric vehicles sold worldwide by the Renault-Nissan Alliance, as of the end of the first half of 2017, going by a new press release from the Alliance Renault-Nissan Alliance Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Pass 480,000 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from…

Royal Mail To Purchase 100 Peugeot Partner L2 Electric Delivery Vans

By James Ayre The UK’s Royal Mail has signed a purchase agreement with Peugeot for 100 zero-emissions Partner L2 Electric vans, to be used as mail delivery vans Royal Mail To Purchase 100 Peugeot Partner L2 Electric Delivery Vans was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+…

North Carolina Renewable Energy Logjam Breaks Wide Open — Almost!

By Tina Casey File this one under “E” for “Elections have consequences.” Former Republican North Carolina Governor and fossil fuel fan Pat McCrory lost his 2016 re-election bid in stunning fashion to Democrat Roy Cooper, who leveraged public enthusiasm for renewable energy during his campaign. As a result, the state’s renewable energy activity is set…

Hyundai Ioniq Chosen As “Best Green Technology” For Businesses

By James Ayre The Hyundai Ioniq was recently named as the “Best Green Technology” for businesses by judges at the 2017 BusinessCar Fleet Technology Awards in the UK. The fact that the Ioniq is available as either an all-electric car, a plug-in hybrid, or a conventional hybrid was a primary factor in the decision Hyundai…

Daimler Begins Fuso eCanter Light-Duty Truck Production In Portugal

By James Ayre Daimler has begun producing its first all-electric light-duty Fuso eCanter trucks at the company’s Tramagal facility in Portugal, going by a new press release from the firm. The Fuso eCanter represents the world’s first production all‑electric light-duty truck Daimler Begins Fuso eCanter Light-Duty Truck Production In Portugal was originally published on CleanTechnica….

“Drawdown” — The Definitive Guide To Combating Climate Change

By Steve Hanley Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken, studies 100 ways to reduce or reverse the pace of climate change. Electric cars are #49. The top choices will surprise you. “Drawdown” — The Definitive Guide To Combating Climate Change was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+…

Wind projects suffer major setbacks #IN

By National Wind Watch The Henry County Planning Commission on Thursday denied a one year extension for the CAU (Commission Approved Use) for both NextEra Energy Inc. and its West Fork Wind Project and Apex Clean Energy and its Flat Rock Wind Project. The projects, approved two years ago, were attempting to extend their CAUs…

Huge windfarm for Cornwall rejected #ENG

By National Wind Watch Plans for a £30 million pound windfarm in north Cornwall have been blocked. The government says the scheme near Week St Mary would be “an alien presence”. Developers say our energy bills will ultimately go up, unless ministers support onshore turbines. Good Energy Generation Ltd first put in an application for…

Politicians vow to support campaigners #IRL

By National Wind Watch A claim that ‘lives have been destroyed because of government inaction’ was made by Fianna Fáíl European Election candidate Kieran Hartley at the anti-windfarm public meeting in Aughrim. Mr Hartley said that ‘absolutely nothing has changed’ in the past two years since the previous Ballymanus Wind Farm application and he called…

Windfarm review #IRL

By National Wind Watch Kerry County Council (KCC) has confirmed that it will commence the process of reviewing its renewable energy policy on windfarms. Council management briefed the members of KCC on the matter following last Monday’s monthly meeting at the Council Chamber in Tralee. The process will begin with a Landscape Character Assessment, and…

Locals overjoyed that wind turbine planning is quashed #IRL

By National Wind Watch The residents of Clonroche are overjoyed that a proposed wind farm won’t be built in their area following legal wrangling. A spokesperson for Clonroche Against Wind Turbines said that a decision by Wexford County Council to refuse permission for the windfarm had been appealed to An Bord Pleanala who overturned the…

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