Tag Archives: Policy & Politics

22Янв/19

Arizona Unlocks Solar Rooftop Regulations

Arizona has finally begun to loosen the regulatory shackles from solar hopefuls in the state, proposing new rules for installing solar, energy storage, and other clean energy systems. The Arizona Corporate Commission (ACC) filed a draft rulemaking on J…

21Янв/19

Pop Quiz: Do You Really Understand How Uninsured Motorist Coverage Works In California? (Like — Really, Really?)

Given the focus that CleanTechnica has on personal transportation, I want to share an anecdote having to do with obtaining auto insurance in my home state of California

21Янв/19

Pop Quiz: Do You Really Understand How Uninsured Motorist Coverage Works In California? (Like — Really, Really?)

Given the focus that CleanTechnica has on personal transportation, I want to share an anecdote having to do with obtaining auto insurance in my home state of California

20Янв/19

Car Companies Aren’t Even Trying to Sell Electric Cars

This article is part of a series about barriers to the widespread adoption of electric cars

20Янв/19

Colorado Joins CARB ZEV Push, But British Columbia Goes A Step Further

Colorado governor Jared Polis has continued the policies of his predecessor by pushing forward with a plan to join the ZEV policies of the California Air Resources Board. The plan could go into effect by the end of this year.

20Янв/19

What Changed In The Solar & Energy Storage Industries In 2018?

I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put «Solar Power Exploding» in …

20Янв/19

What Changed In The Solar & Energy Storage Industries In 2018?

I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put «Solar Power Exploding» in …

19Янв/19

China Flexes Its Muscle — Go BEV or Go Home

We have seen a lot of announcements for many new electric cars from the big carmakers. Some say it is #dieselgate that opened their eyes. Others think Tesla and Musk are threatening their sales. Occam’s razor tells us to look at the easiest explanation…

18Янв/19

PG&E Bankruptcy Impact On Rooftop Solar Is Limited — So Far

When a behemoth electric utility like Pacific Gas & Electric goes bankrupt, rooftop solar owners may be understandably worried about the future of their array and their financial arrangement with the company

16Янв/19

Barclays “On Wrong Side Of History” In New Climate Change Policy

British banking giant Barclays has revised its stance on investing in fossil fuels which includes halting investment in coal mining and coal-fired power stations, but the bank has come under fire for not going far enough, with environmental organizatio…

16Янв/19

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Mammoth Offshore Wind & Distributed Solar Increases

In his annual State of the State address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday plans to significantly upgrade the state’s renewable energy targets, including quadrupling its offshore wind target to 9 GW by 2035 and doubling distributed s…

16Янв/19

Chinese Government Plans Large-Scale Subsidy-Free Wind & Solar

China’s National Development and Reform Commission and National Energy Agency announced big plans last week intended to drive the development of new subsidy-free wind and solar projects, providing the necessary political certainty that has been somewha…