CleanTechnica is a US-based website dedicated to aggregating news in clean technology, sustainable energy, and electric vehicles, with a focus on Tesla.[3][4]

Type of site
Available inEnglish
Created byScott Cooney[1]
EditorZach Shahan[1]
RevenueAdvertisement, optional subscription
LaunchedJanuary 7, 2008; 15 years ago (2008-01-07)[2]
Current statusOnline

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CleanTechnica publishes stories on a wide range of topics that are cited by mainstream media such as Business Insider (on Lindsey Graham),[5] Reuters (on nanotech for energy storage),[6] ThinkProgress (on wind power in Texas),[7] The Washington Post (on suburban living),[8] Forbes (on the Byton M-Byte)[9] and Slate (on mask stockpiling during the COVID-19 pandemic).[10] ThinkProgress have also published their stories in full.[11]

In addition to their own stories CleanTechnica publish interviews with notable individuals within clean technology such as fellow at the Post Carbon Institute Richard Heinberg.[12] In collaboration with the quarterly magazine The Beam Magazine CleanTechnica publish their stories.[13][14] Starting in 2015 CleanTechnica have held an annual vote among its readers to select a Car of the Year.[15]

Staff edit

The site director is Zach Shahan, who in 2013 was found by an Appinions Auto Tech Influence Study to be a top 20 influencer in fuel economy with the top three being Elon Musk, The New York Times's John Broder and Barack Obama.[16]

Apart from its own staff CleanTechnica have accepted guest contributions from others, such as California Governor (then mayor of San Francisco) Gavin Newsom.[17]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Our Team". Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ " WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info – DomainTools". WHOIS. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  3. ^ "Cleantech News — #1 In EV, Solar, Wind, Tesla News". Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  4. ^ Hockenson, Lauren (2012-06-10). "5 Startups Improving Society Through Technology". Mashable. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  5. ^ Winfrey, Graham (2010-01-08). "Republican Senator Lindsey Graham Defects To Climate Change Activist!". Archived from the original on 2011-10-20. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  6. ^ Kuo, Iris (2010-09-29). "On the GreenBeat: Amyris weathers first day of trading, California to double solar capacity". Archived from the original on 2010-10-27. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  7. ^ Spross, Jeff (2014-03-31). "Wind Reaches Its Highest Generation Level Ever In Texas, Heralding A Challenge To Natural Gas". Archived from the original on 2020-05-16. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  8. ^ Mooney, Chris (2014-12-24). "How solar power and electric cars could make suburban living awesome again". Archived from the original on 2016-01-11. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  9. ^ Blanco, Sebastian (2018-08-30). "Byton's First Drivable M-Byte Prototype Ready For Testing". Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  10. ^ Hadavas, Chloe (2020-03-25). "Why Did Tech Companies Stockpile Millions of Medical Masks?". Archived from the original on 2020-03-25. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  11. ^ Marcacci, Silvio (2012-08-15). "Michigan Renewable Energy Ballot Initiative Would Double State's Green Jobs, Concludes Study". Archived from the original on 2020-05-16. Retrieved 2020-05-16 – via
  12. ^ Heinberg, Richard (2017-04-21). "Heinberg interview published at CleanTechnica". Archived from the original on 2017-09-25. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  13. ^ "The Beam, Author at CleanTechnica". Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  14. ^ "Partners". Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  15. ^ Field, Kyle (2015-11-30). "Announcing the CleanTechnica Car of the Year Award". Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  16. ^ "Appinions Auto Tech Influence Study". Appinions. 2013-03-26. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  17. ^ Garthwaite, Josie (2009-02-27). "Will Cali's Latest Wave Power Project Sink or Sail With Regulators?". Archived from the original on 2014-12-26. Retrieved 2020-05-16.

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