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Originally published on EV Obsession. JuiceBox Green 40 is the first electric vehicle charging solution (or EVSE) that helps an EV driver to spite greenhouse gas emissions by charging when electricity is greenest. Basically, software developed by a new…
Originally published on EV Obsession. JuiceBox Green 40 is the first electric vehicle charging solution (or EVSE) that helps an EV driver to spite greenhouse gas emissions by charging when electricity is greenest. Basically, software developed by a new nonprofit organization called WattTime scans the regional electricity grid and charges your electric vehicle when more of
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As you may know by now, I went on a little cleantech tour of the Netherlands last month. Spending a few days in Amsterdam, Holland, I got to see dozens of plug-in cars parked and driving around the city*. If parked, they were generally parked at or near…
As you may know by now, I went on a little cleantech tour of the Netherlands last month. Spending a few days in Amsterdam, Holland, I got to see dozens of plug-in cars parked and driving around the...
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JuiceBox Green 40 is the first electric vehicle charging solution (or EVSE) that helps an EV driver to spite greenhouse gas emissions by charging when electricity is greenest. Basically, software developed by a new nonprofit organization called WattTime…
JuiceBox Green 40 is the first electric vehicle charging solution (or EVSE) that helps an EV driver to spite greenhouse gas emissions by charging when electricity is greenest. Basically, software d...
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Siemens has been awarded a wind turbine order for 580 MW by DONG Energy for the Race Bank wind power plant which could be worth up to $1.2 billion. Siemens will provide 91 of its 6 MW direct drive wind turbines to the Race Bank offshore wind power…
Siemens has been awarded a wind turbine order for 580 MW by DONG Energy for the Race Bank wind power plant which could be worth up to $1.2 billion. Siemens will provide 91 of its 6 MW direct drive wind turbines to the Race Bank offshore wind power project, set to be located approximately 32 kilometers
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If you guessed Warren Buffett you're wrong -- another US billionaire is building the largest wind farm in North America, partly on his own property.
Either it's just plain coincidence or a slap in the face of fossil fuels, but doesn't it figure that the largest wind farm in North America will be built in Carbon County, Wyoming? Well, it does. If all goes according to plan, the billionaire US businessman Philip Anschutz will be the proud owner of two
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SunShare has announced that 400 kilowatts of solar electricity from two of its Denver Community Solar Gardens will soon be used to power 16 city-owned locations. A concept pioneered by the state of Colorado in 2010, Community Solar allows customers who…
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Originally published on EV Obsession. Electric vehicles are the future. Many large auto manufacturers either don’t seem to get it or are simply trying to postpone the future for as long as possible while they make money on their ICE vehicles. BMW, though,…
Originally published on EV Obsession. Electric vehicles are the future. Many large auto manufacturers either don't seem to get it or are simply trying to postpone the future for as long as possible while they make money on their ICE vehicles. BMW, though, is one of the car companies most willing to call a spade a
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The Volkswagen Golf GTE (a sporty plug-in hybrid electric car) is one of the more popular cars on the European electric car market these days. In fact, it was the top-selling electric car in the Netherlands in June, and if counted as an individual model…
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Electric vehicles are the future. Many large auto manufacturers either don’t seem to get it or are simply trying to postpone the future for as long as possible while they make money on their ICE vehicles. BMW, though, is one of the car companies most…
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Following my latest US electricity capacity report, let’s look at actual electricity generation. As the headline indicates, renewables accounted for 17% (or 17.1% if you want to be slightly more precise) of US electricity production in April, when…
Following my latest US electricity capacity report, let's look at actual electricity generation. As the headline indicates, renewables accounted for 17% (or 17.1% if you want to be slightly more precise) of US electricity production in April, when including a CleanTechnica estimate for rooftop solar electricity production. For the year through April, the figure is
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Originally published on Kompulsa. Few things are more entertaining than seeing people genuinely surprised. That’s what the Tesla P85D’s ‘Insane Mode’ does. The car can accelerate from 0-60 MPH in as little as 3.1 seconds*. That’s more than enough to pin…
Originally published on Kompulsa. Few things are more entertaining than seeing people genuinely surprised. That’s what the Tesla P85D’s ‘Insane Mode’ does. The car can accelerate from 0-60 MPH in as little as 3.1 seconds*. That’s more than enough to pin passengers to their seats and give them a good scare. The video below is a great
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Originally published on ABB Conversations Consumers and providers are eager for more renewable power. What’s standing in the way? The following is a commentary from Bob Stojanovic and Dennis McKinley, Business Development Managers for Solar and Wind,…
Originally published on ABB Conversations Consumers and providers are eager for more renewable power. What’s standing in the way? The following is a commentary from Bob Stojanovic and Dennis McKinley, Business Development Managers for Solar and Wind, respectively, at ABB in the United States. Bringing more renewable power to the grid is hot. We know this for sure
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Temporary flash of light, person, director of CleanTechnica.com and Planetsave.com.

Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, & Bikocity.

Love light, life, peace, soccer, solar energy, wind energy, electric cars & scooters, cool cities, funny stuff, green stuff, photography, spirituality. 

Learning a little bit every day (i hope).
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On a "top 20 fuel economy influencers" list with Obama & the heads of most major auto companies. Interviewed by CNBC & Harvard Business Review for my clean energy expertise. Director of the #1 cleantech website in the world.
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Professional Blogger & Website Director
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  • Important Media
    Site Director, Blogger, 2008 - present
  • Important Media
    Publishing Services Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • SPEED School of English
    English Teacher, 2008 - 2012
  • Change.org; LiveOAK Media; Fun Times Guide to Green Living; Green Living Ideas; Blue Living Ideas
    Green Blogger, 2010 - 2011
  • Alliance for Community Choice in Transportation
    Executive Director, 2007 - 2008
  • Center for Urban and Regional Studies (UNC)
    Urban Research Consultant, 2005 - 2006
  • Whole Foods Market
    Produce Associate Team Leader, 2004 - 2005
  • San Mateo County Planning & Building Dept
    Planning Intern, 2006 - 2006
  • The Granary (health food store) & various service sector jobs
    Various, 1997 - 2004
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Sarasota, Florida - Sarasota, Florida, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, North Carolina, Charlottesville, Virginia, Groningen, the Netherlands, Sunnyvale, California, Ithaca, New York
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BMW & NTU Singapore Ganging Up On Electromobility Challenges
evobsession.com

Electric vehicles are the future. Many large auto manufacturers either don't seem to get it or are simply trying to postpone the future for

New EV Charging Solution Spites Greenhouse Gas Emissions
evobsession.com

JuiceBox Green 40 is the first electric vehicle charging solution (or EVSE) that helps an EV driver to spite greenhouse gas emissions by cha

Two Denver Community Solar Gardens Will Power 16 City-Owned Locations
cleantechnica.com

SunShare has announced that 400 kilowatts of solar electricity from two of its Denver Community Solar Gardens will soon be used to power 16

Adani Group To Set Up 648 MW Solar Power In Tamil Nadu
cleantechnica.com

Adani group has of late signed on some big solar projects (a SunEdison deal and a 10 GW solar park in Rajasthan). Also, the conglomerate rec

Wind Power Leading The Way For Renewable Energy Technology
cleantechnica.com

A new report from the European Commission has concluded that wind power is the renewable energy technology with the largest and most success

Global Solar Installations Pass 12 GW In Q1’15
cleantechnica.com

Global solar installations exceeded 12 GW in the first quarter of 2015, according to figures provided by EnergyTrend, putting us well on tra

Electric Car Revolution Will Be Driven By This
evobsession.com

I've written about this before, a couple of times (or more), but I think it is time for another piece on it, since soooooo many people still

Record Tesla Model S Deliveries Surpass Tesla’s Expectations
cleantechnica.com

Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla* has released quarter 2 delivery data for its single on-the-market model, the Model S. Previousl

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Is #1 Again
cleantechnica.com

Originally published on EV Obsession. The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) is topping market after market these days. With strong

Microsoft HoLoLens Brings 3-D To Architects
greenbuildingelements.com

The new Microsoft HoLoLens system lets architects visualize project details in 3-D and in real time, boosting accuracy and creativity while

Nissan LEAF & Chevy Volt Sales Down As Buyers Wait For New Models?
evobsession.com

June was a pretty poor month for US electric car sale when compared to June 2014. Of course, most electric cars on the market are compliance

Q2 Tesla Model S Deliveries Surpass Tesla's Highest Estimate
evobsession.com

Tesla* has released quarter 2 delivery data for its single on-the-market model, the Model S. Previously, Tesla said that it expected to deli

Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Park Officially Inaugurated
cleantechnica.com

The Westermost Rough offshore wind park was inaugurated on Wednesday, bringing into operation the first commercial offshore project based on

No Fracking In New York, Says DEC
cleantechnica.com

Originally published on Red, Green and Blue by Acadia Otlowski Residents of New York state need not worry, there will be no fracking in New

Tesla Model X Reservations Twice What Model S Reservations Were?
evobsession.com

Some serious crowdsourcing by members of the Tesla Motors Club (and, most specifically, Model X reservation holders) and some nice sleuthing

No Fracking In New York Says DEC - Red, Green, and Blue
redgreenandblue.org

There will be no fracking in New York State, according to a findings statement by the state DEC.

Vestas Announces 860 MW Worth Of Orders In Five Days
cleantechnica.com

Vestas Wind Systems has announced orders worth a total of 860 MW over the space of five days, covering seven orders in five countries. Earli

Solarcentury Unveils Elegant BIPV “SunStation”
cleantechnica.com

Originally published on Solar Love. Homeowners demanding more

Vestas To Supply 150 MW To Texas Wind Farm
cleantechnica.com

Vestas has confirmed that it will be supplying 150 MW worth of wind turbines to the Salt Fork wind power plant in Texas. EDF Renewable Energ