Why Does @LATimes Have No Clue What’s Happening With LA’s Clean Power Alliance? Maybe Cause They Farm Out The Reporting To San Diego Trib #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Why Does @LATimes Have No Clue What’s Happening With LA’s Clean Power Alliance? Maybe Cause They Farm Out The Reporting To San Diego Trib #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Clean coal

Plugs and Cars

Just a the coal companies go on the air with ads that could be Obama campaign commercials, down to the Yes We Can (make coal clean,) the real world intrudes. Tags: clean coal

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Hazel Henderson: Clean Air Activist

Electric Cars are for Girls

Hazel Henderson went from housewife to clean air activist in one (smoggy!) New York year

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Tesla, SolarCity, and Ta'u: sun, storage batteries, clean energy (video)

Green Car Reports

emissions renewable energy solar clean energy energy storage Solar CityThe combination of Tesla and SolarCity is already promoting its potential synergies, albeit in a location far away from the mainland United States.

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Let Us Now Murder AB 2145 Before It Kills Community Choice Power

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That’s what they’re seeing at Marin Clean Energy and Sonoma Clean Power. . If you’d like to help us defeat AB 2145 so South Bay Clean Power can have a chance, send State Senator de Leon an email and tell him so.

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Cleaning aluminium oxide off terminals

DIY Electric Car

After doing 70% of it, I read on evworks that it''s a good idea to clean the terminals with a wire brush to remove aluminium oxide. Wiring up the pack. So disconnected all the cells and BMS cabling. A whole day "wasted" - except that it will hopefully perform better with the lower resistance. I was surprised at the change in colour/albedo on some of the terminals, I''d never noticed they were oxidised

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Look for new gridlock-busting purple California Clean Air stickers

Green Car Reports

Starting New Year's Day 2019, the state will issue updated Clean Air stickers that allow electric cars purchased after January 1 to access the state's carpool lanes, even without a carpool inside. California electric-car drivers have a new color to keep track of. The new purple decals will remain valid through Jan. 1, 2023, a year longer than the. California plug-in cars

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Exclusive Greenius Coverage of Today’s Clean Tech Roundtable

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I attended today’s Bryan Cave Clean Tech Roundtable at the Broad Stage at Santa Monica College – thanks to my pal Donna Gentry. He sees four key areas to make money in the Clean Technology Revolution: 1.

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Senate panel rejects clean-energy cuts, boosts DoE funding instead

Green Car Reports

The committee released a lengthy report on the 2018 fiscal year budget for the Department of Energy that walks away from the Trump Administration's efforts to defund clean energy. Politics government senate Department of Energy DOE renewable energy clean energy Donald TrumpThe Senate Committee on Appropriations recently exhibited a quality somewhat rare in U.S. politics these days: bipartisanship.

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Ted Lieu To The Rescue! Heroic Climate Champion Saves Community Choice Aggregation.

Creative Greenius

Ted now had a twinkle in his eyes. “And if you knew what I know about the successful experiences of Marin Clean Energy and Sonoma Clean Power you’d know that their aggregation programs are saving the participating cities real money on electricity.

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Coal in China: huge problem for clean power, climate efforts

Green Car Reports

emissions China climate change renewable energy clean energy air pollution fossil fuelsOver the past few years, China has made impressive strides in renewable-energy investment. The promotion of renewable energy will only become more important as China works to meet its commitments under the recently-ratified Paris climate agreement. But the country's reliance on coal for electricity generation still poses a huge problem for these.

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Weighing and Cleaning the Car

Open Source Civic EV Kit

The next task today was to get the engine compartment cleaned so that I could remove the engine and have a clean bay to work in. After an hour of steam cleaning, I got the following: Look how clean the transmission is now. Here's the overall cleaned up engine.

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Know what a 'baller' is? Wanna be one for clean energy?

Green Car Reports

Department of Energy (DOE) recently launched a campaign to promote clean energy in general, and electric cars specifically. It's entitled, "How to be a clean energy baller." Marketing Department of Energy plug-in cars clean energy AdsSometimes, even good intentions can't cover up poor execution. The U.S. The program's name, you may ask? DON'T MISS: How can automakers sell more electric cars? Sierra Club.

Just Cleaning Up

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

The garage, somewhat clean again. I spent the past two evenings getting the rest of life together. Tonight I just did some simple cleanup. I swept the garage and put away all the tools, wood pieces and garbage so that there would be space to work in.

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That Super Sexy Clean Tech Roundtable, Part II of a Greenius Exclusive

Creative Greenius

If you’re like me you would have found Tuesday’s gathering in Santa Monica a very sexy day at the beach.

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Cleaning up Loose Ends

Open Source Civic EV Kit

At this point, I'm a little burned out, so I'm going to take this weekend and just clean up the house (there are EV parts *everywhere*) and get my dining room table and kitchen back. After working with Bryan from Belktronix yesterday, I found out that I had blown some components in the IsoBatMon, the Charge Detector and one of the BatMon boards. Those went off in the mail this morning back for repairs. I'll try the system again when the parts come back.

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Effect of Trump solar-panel import tariffs on clean-power growth debated

Green Car Reports

Now, environmentalists and energy analysts worry that the new 30-percent tariff on solar-panel imports announced last Monday by President Donald Trump may stymie the rapidly growing clean-energy. Politics taxes renewable energy solar clean energy Donald TrumpA majority of the photovoltaic solar panels used in the U.S. are imported from such countries as China, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Clean energy provides far more U.S. jobs than fossil fuels: analysis

Green Car Reports

jobs climate change solar clean energy energy Sierra Club wind energy fossil fuels Donald TrumpYesterday, U.S. president Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to begin the process of rolling back pretty much every vestige of U.S. efforts to address climate change. In both his campaigning and since his inauguration, Trump has claimed that his government and its actions focus on creating or bringing back jobs for working-class Americans.

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Clean Energy investment reaches record levels

Green Cars News

There was a 30 per cent increase in global clean energy investment during 2010 – as the total reached a whopping $243billion. According to Pew Charitable Trusts, China, Germany, Italy and India were among the leading nations that attracted private investments with China solidifying its position as the world’s clean energy powerhouse. Green credentials Latest news China China clean energy clean energy clean energy investment germany Germany clean energy Pew Charitable Trusts U.S.A

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Trump to slash clean-energy funding 72 percent, lauds "beautiful clean coal"

Green Car Reports

You may wish to apply those judgments to mentions of "beautiful clean coal" by President Donald Trump, who used the phrase in Tuesday's State of the Union address. Trump claimed his administration had "ended the war" on "beautiful clean coal," while. If a marketer talked enthusiastically about "healthy delicious cyanide," what would you think?

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California clean fuels rule reports 100% compliance in 2017

Green Car Congress

They were required to make up for their shortfall by purchasing credits from clean fuel providers. The clean fuels also reduced emissions of toxic pollutants as well as those that cause smog.

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BNEF: EV company fundings bright spot as clean energy investment slips in Q3 quarter; 3 China EV companies raise $1.9B

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Global clean energy investment was $67.8 billion in the third quarter of 2018, down 6% from the same period last year, according to the latest Clean Energy Investment Trends report from research company Bloomberg NEF (BNEF). Public markets investment in clean energy jumped 120% to $3.1

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California ARB releases proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation; 100% ZEB purchasing by 2029

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released its proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation ( earlier post ) and a Draft Environmental Analysis (Draft EA) for public comment.

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Canadian gold mine cleans up its act with electricity

Green Car Reports

Some mining companies are drilling down in their efforts to clean up their acts. Mining operations get a lot of flack for creating environmental problems around the world. Yet they provide much of the basic material that keeps the global economy humming. As the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company Goldcorp has received its share of

2018 62

Bill Gates, Other Billionaires Invest To Advance Clean Energy

Green Car Reports

emissions energy policy climate change plug-in cars Bill Gates clean energyThis week, representatives from world governments are meeting in Paris for the much-anticipated United Nations summit on climate change. Ahead of those talks--which are intended to create a global strategy for radically reducing carbon emissions--some of the world's richest people announced their own plan to slow climate change. More than 20.

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California ARB developing Innovative Clean Transit Proposal

Green Car Congress

The staff of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is developing an “ Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) ”—a regulatory concept that includes a gradual transition to zero emission transit technologies without compromising transit services and that recognizes enhanced mobility options. ICT reflects an expansion of the scope of the Advanced Clean Transit measure.

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CARB approves $483M funding plan for clean transportation investments; 94% of funding from cap-and-trade

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board approved a $483 million plan to fund clean car rebates, zero-emission transit and school buses, clean trucks, and other innovative, clean transportation and mobility pilot projects. Highlights of the FY 2018-19 Plan include: $200 million for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), including increased rebates for low-income consumers.

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Satellite study suggests California clean air regulations working to reduce PM2.5 emissions in state

Green Car Congress

The study demonstrates the success of California’s air pollution control programs, regulations, enforcement efforts and clean-air plans in regions with the greatest air quality challenges: Southern California and the southern Central Valley.

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Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

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This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, representing the 66th District in California explains as State Controller, John Chiang listens at the Lunquist Mansion on the Palos Verdes Peninsula during a recent fundraiser (photo by Joe Galliani).

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Chicago Area Clean Cities names American Lung Association 2017 Clean Fuels Champion

Green Car Congress

The American Lung Association has been named the 2017 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC), a nonprofit coalition dedicated to promoting clean-energy and clean-air solutions for transportation in the Chicago area impacting nearly 9 million people. The Clean Fuels Champion was awarded last night at the coalition’s Annual Meeting. We are truly honored to be named a Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities.

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Are 'Clean Diesels' Actually Not Nearly As Clean As Claimed?

Green Car Reports

The only region where diesel passenger cars sell in equal numbers to gasoline-powered vehicles is Europe. And until the advent this year of tougher Euro 6 emission standards, new European diesel cars were significantly dirtier than those sold since 2008 in North America. But one European transport analysis group suggests that the newest European. Europe emissions test EPA

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Clean powertrain company Punch Powertrain acquires power electronics specialist Apojee

Green Car Congress

Punch Powertrain, a Belgium-based full-system supplier of fuel-efficient powertrains including transmissions and plug-in hybrid and battery-electric systems, is acquiring France-based power electronics expert Apojee.

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Renewable Energy Group launches REG Ultra Clean Diesel; blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel

Green Car Congress

Renewable Energy Group launched REG Ultra Clean Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach. REG Ultra Clean Diesel is California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved for year-round use throughout California under the Alternative Diesel Fuel Regulation.

2018 88

New California program to make clean cars affordable for lower-income residents

Green Car Congress

The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program, run by the Oakland-based nonprofit Beneficial State Foundation, was launched with a $5-million CARB grant. The Cap-and-Trade program also creates a financial incentive for industries to invest in clean technologies and develop innovative ways to reduce pollution.

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CalZEV Coalition supports Innovative Clean Transit measure under consideration at California ARB; 100% zero-emission buses

Green Car Congress

Californians for Zero Emission Vehicles (CalZEV), a coalition of public health, environmental and electric vehicle industry organizations, announced its strong support for the Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) measure currently before the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

2018 93

New York to invest $127.7 million Volkswagen settlement in clean vehicles

Green Car Congress

million received from the 2016 Volkswagen settlement to significantly increase the number of electric vehicles and other clean vehicles in the state. The state’s strategically leveraged investment of settlement funds is anticipated to result in at least $300 million of clean vehicles and infrastructure on New York’s roadways. New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York will utilize the $127.7

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Xing Mobility selects Clean Wave AC induction motors for electric super car Miss R

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XING Mobility, a Taipei-based electric powertrain system supplier, has selected Clean Wave Technologies to provide electric motors and drive control units for a rally-inspired supercar. The vehicle will utilize four Clean Wave traction motors, one for each wheel.

2018 93

Volkswagen reaches clean diesel benchmark

Green Cars News

While we wait for sales of hydrogen and electric cars to really take off, there''s no doubt there has been some early success for one clean technology.

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Oregon Governor signs Clean Fuels bill

Green Car Congress

Oregon Governor Kate Brown, who assumed office in February after the resignation of former Governor John Kitzhaber, has signed into law Oregon’s Clean Fuels legislation ( SB 324 ). The bill removes the 31 December 2015 sunset on the statutes requiring the adoption of clean fuel standards. Earlier post.)

Welcome to the Clean Energy Revolution! Lying Lobbiests for Oil & Coal Punk’d in Copenhagen

Creative Greenius

Here’s smug Timmy getting his well paid lunch handed to him by a volunteer group of clean energy advocates. .

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Volkswagen joins Clean Shipping Network

Green Cars News

In an effort to drive down all of its emissions, rather than just those that come out of the exhaust pipe, Volkswagen has joined the Clean Shipping Network.

Landi Renzo and Clean Energy combine natural gas compressor businesses

Green Car Congress

and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Landi Renzo’s SAFE, with a strong presence in Europe and Asia, and Clean Energy Compression, which is well established in the North and South America markets, will combine manufacturing and support operations and equip an international sales team with an expanded line of compressors. Littlefair, President and CEO of Clean Energy, will serve as the chairman of the board. Landi Renzo S.p.a.

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