CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica is a US based website dedicated to aggregating news in clean technology especially sustainable energy and electric cars including those from Tesla.[4][5]

CleanTechnica
Type of site
News
Available inEnglish
Created byZach Shahan, Tina Casey, Susan Kraemer, Michael Barnard[1]
EditorZach Shahan[1]
RevenueAdvertisement, optional subscription
URLcleantechnica.com
Alexa rankIncrease 20044 (Global, April 2020)[2]
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
LaunchedJanuary 7, 2008; 12 years ago (2008-01-07)[3]
Current statusOnline

ContentEdit

Within their field of interest CleanTechnica publish stories on a wide range of topics that are cited by main stream media such as Business Insider (on Lindsey Graham),[6] Reuters (on nanotech for energy storage),[7] ThinkProgress (on wind power in Texas),[8] Washington Post (on suburban living),[9] Forbes (on the Byton M-Byte)[10] and Slate (on mask stockpiling during the COVID-19 pandemic).[11] ThinkProgress have also published their stories in full.[12]

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.[13]

In collaboration with the quarterly magazine The Beam Magazine CleanTechnica publish their stories.[14][15]

Starting in 2015 CleanTechnica have held an annual vote among its readers to select a Car of the Year[16] which as of May 2020 has had these winners: Tesla Model X (2016),[17] Chevrolet Bolt (2017),[18] Tesla Model 3 (2018),[19] Hyundai Kona EV (2019).[20]

StaffEdit

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.[21]

Apart from its own staff CleanTechnica have accepted guest contributions from e.g. then mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom.[22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Our Team". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "cleantechnica.com Competitive Analysis, Marketing Mix and Traffic". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  3. ^ "cleantechnica.co WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info – DomainTools". WHOIS. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  4. ^ "Cleantech News — #1 In EV, Solar, Wind, Tesla News". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  5. ^ Hockenson, Lauren (2012-06-10). "5 Startups Improving Society Through Technology". Mashable. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  6. ^ Winfrey, Graham (2010-01-08). "Republican Senator Lindsey Graham Defects To Climate Change Activist!". businessinsider.com. Archived from the original on 2011-10-20. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  7. ^ Kuo, Iris (2010-09-29). "On the GreenBeat: Amyris weathers first day of trading, California to double solar capacity". reuters.com. Archived from the original on 2010-10-27. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  8. ^ Spross, Jeff (2014-03-31). "Wind Reaches Its Highest Generation Level Ever In Texas, Heralding A Challenge To Natural Gas". thinkprogress.org. Archived from the original on 2020-05-16. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  9. ^ Mooney, Chris (2014-12-24). "How solar power and electric cars could make suburban living awesome again". washingtonpost.com. Archived from the original on 2016-01-11. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  10. ^ Blanco, Sebastian (2018-08-30). "Byton's First Drivable M-Byte Prototype Ready For Testing". forbes.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  11. ^ Hadavas, Chloe (2020-03-25). "Why Did Tech Companies Stockpile Millions of Medical Masks?". slate.com. Archived from the original on 2020-03-25. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  12. ^ Marcacci, Silvio (2012-08-15). "Michigan Renewable Energy Ballot Initiative Would Double State's Green Jobs, Concludes Study". cleantechnica.com. Archived from the original on 2020-05-16. Retrieved 2020-05-16 – via thinkprogress.org.
  13. ^ Heinberg, Richard (2017-04-21). "Heinberg interview published at CleanTechnica". postcarbon.org. Archived from the original on 2017-09-25. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  14. ^ "The Beam, Author at CleanTechnica". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  15. ^ "Partners". the-beam.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  16. ^ Field, Kyle (2015-11-30). "Announcing the CleanTechnica Car of the Year Award". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  17. ^ Shahan, Zachary (2016-01-03). "1st "CleanTechnica Car of the Year" Is…". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  18. ^ Field, Kyle (2017-01-10). "2017 CleanTechnica Car of the Year Award — and the winner is…". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  19. ^ Shahan, Zachary (2018-03-27). "The 2018 CleanTechnica Car of the Year Is … (You'll Never Guess It)". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  20. ^ Shahan, Zachary (2019-02-10). "Hyundai Kona EV Wins 2019 CleanTechnica Car of the Year Award". cleantechnica.com. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  21. ^ "Appinions Auto Tech Influence Study". Appinions. 2013-03-26. Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  22. ^ Garthwaite, Josie (2009-02-27). "Will Cali's Latest Wave Power Project Sink or Sail With Regulators?". nytimes.com. Archived from the original on 2014-12-26. Retrieved 2020-05-16.

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