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Election 2020: The GOP wants you to fear China and love big (American) oil and fracking

A month ago, Abby Smith at the Washington Examiner warned that Republicans were rolling out a new propaganda plank: attacking China on critical minerals – like lithium and cobalt – that are key components of battery and clean energy technologies. The fact that these are also essential ingredients to basically all advanced technology(phones, computers, etc) is generally […]

China’s power sector could be 10% cheaper in 2030 with more renewable wind and solar energy

The costs for solar, wind and battery storage have dropped markedly since 2010 and are expected to decline further in the near future. This rapid fall in costs could have a large effect on energy system investment and policies, but has not been fully captured in energy modelling. This is particularly relevant for China, which is now debating […]

Take a sneak peek inside the Tesla factory in Shanghai, China

Getting a peek inside a Tesla factory is not something that happens every day. The CleanTechnica crew was fortunate enough to get a rare glimpse inside the Fremont factory last year but the latest factory in Shanghai takes everything Tesla has learned about manufacturing automobiles and distills it into the most cutting edge factory on the planet. By Steve […]

April 10th

Clean energy battle of the titans: USA Vs. China. Who Wins?

When Richard Nixon went to China, it was to open that country to products from US manufacturers. But things have changed dramatically over the past 48 years. As the old expression goes, “Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it.” By Steve Hanley Cleantechnica First, a disclaimer. Nothing that follows should be […]

December 10th

EV revolution: Visiting the electric future in China

You don’t have to look far to see that China is leading the world’s electric car revolution. I had the unique opportunity to witness this first-hand while visiting China this past June to attend the first annual Energy Internet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit (EIIES) in Chengdu, China. The interactive summit brought together leading corporations, government organizations, new energy […]

August 15th

… But China’s solar industry could be subsidy-free in 2 years

China’s solar industry is expected to transition towards a subsidy-free market which could begin as early as 2021, according to a new analysis of China’s solar industry published by Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory. By Joshua S Hill Cleantechnica The Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory (AECEA) published its new analysis last week, analyzing […]

April 19th