Clean Tech

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Why buy when you can rent? That’s the question behind a new business model rapidly gaining popularity among transportation companies looking to transition to electric vehicles. The “Transportation as a Service” (Taas) or “Fleet as a Service” (…FlaaS?) solution offers a way for companies to cut carbon emissions from their operations without investing millions into new vehicles and charging infrastructure.

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If you had “truck powers vasectomy” on your 2022 bingo card then step right up and claim your prize, Nostradamus. Yes—a Rivian R1T pickup truck was used as a power source for a vasectomy after a blackout left a clinic in Texas without electricity, and it was all over the news last week. There’s a truck nuts joke in here somewhere, but I’m going to leave it…hanging.

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Image courtesy of CarbonCapture

CarbonCapture’s past week has been chock full of excitement.

The startup opened the doors of new headquarters in Los Angeles’ swank downtown Arts District Tuesday, welcoming fascinated guests in to explore the new digs and see demonstrations of its carbon-removal reactor in action.

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