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BMW Now Charging Electric Cars Via Light Poles

May 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

A year ago, BMW's carsharing program known as ReachNow folded up shop in San Francisco and moved to Seattle. The service began with 370 cars, including electric BMW i3 sedans and conventional 3 Series and MINI offerings. A year later, the ReachNow fleet has grown to more than 700 cars and expanded to Portland and Brooklyn. It now has more than 50,000 members


Dragon’s Guide To A 100% Renewable Home — Part 1 (LEDs)

December 9th, 2016 | by Chris Dragon

In Southern California, actor Ed Begley Jr. is famous for going 100% renewable back when it was prohibitively expensive to do so. In 1985, he bought a stake in a wind farm. In 1990, he installed solar panels on his roof. He prefers walking and biking, but when he drives, it's in an EV (including the EV1, RAV4 EV, and various custom models). Everything in his home is renewable powered or person powered. He's even got his own TV show about his way of living


10 Top Cleantech Christmas Gifts

December 4th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

CleanTechnica is largely a consumer-oriented website, so it seemed like we should do one of those "top 10 gifts" thingies. Here's my shot at 10 top cleantech Christmas gifts (or Hanukkah gifts, Kwanzaa gifts, winter is long and cold gifts, etc.)


Totem Power Unveils ‘Groundbreaking’ Design For Revolutionary Smart Cities

November 17th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill

Smart cities are likely to be an integral part of the future energy revolution, tying together new technologies for energy generation and storage, vehicles, and smart lighting, to increase energy efficiency and reduce city emissions. Totem Power, a New York-based startup unveiled this week what they are calling the world's first energy solution to reimagine and redesign smart utilities



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