A Quick Look At State Infrastructure Bill EV Charging Plans

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 21:50:38 +0000

A couple weeks ago, we heard from the US Departments of Energy and Transportation that all 50 states had submitted initial plans to review for funding from last year’s Infrastructure Bill. The long-term goal is to use the money to install 500,000 EV charging stations, but states have to start with critical corridors, and that’s […]

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Phoenix Fire Department Launches Drone Program

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 16:50:08 +0000

In a press release, the City of Phoenix recently announced that its fire department launched a project to integrate small-scale electric aviation into its operations. Since the launch in June, the team has been responding to a small subset of the department’s overall emergencies, both for training and to figure out best practices for using […]

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More Renewable Energy For Arizona, More Support For Climate Bill

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 17:50:14 +0000

renewable energy ten west link arizona power lineThe power of the renewable energy lobby in Arizona will be tested as the US Senate (finally) votes on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

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Where Arizona’s Future EV Stations Will Probably Go (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 21:05:56 +0000

In Part 1, I covered some basic information about charging station locations in Arizona and talked about the challenges the state’s facing in locations stations along I-10. Now, I’m going to finish up discussing the other interstate corridors and what we can probably expect to see in the next couple of years. Interstate 8 Interstate […]

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Where Arizona’s Future EV Stations Will Probably Go

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 18:50:16 +0000

In another recent article, I covered a public meeting ADOT and its contractor, AECOM, held a few days ago. We learned a lot in the meeting about how Arizona is going to spend its infrastructure money, what it will do at sites, etc. It isn’t that different from what other states are doing in most […]

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Massive $8 Billion SunZia Renewable Energy Project Is On Again, For Now

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2022 17:15:06 +0000

renewable energy wind transmission SunZia Pattern.jpgJoe Manchin or not, renewable energy is on a roll in the US, as demonstrated by the $8 billion SunZia wind farm and transmission line linking Arizona and New Mexico.

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Explosion, Fire Reported at Hoover Dam

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2022 18:10:46 +0000

A transformer exploded and caught fire at Hoover Dam in Nevada on July 19, according to local officials. Bureau of Reclamation official Jacklynn L. Gould said that at about 10 a.m. local (Pacific) time, the A5 transformer at the site caught fire. The blaze was extinguished at about 10:30 a.m., according to Gould. Gould said […]

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Arizona EV Drivers Give ADOT Valuable Input On EV Charging Infrastructure Build-Out

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2022 16:15:59 +0000

Last year’s infrastructure bill that funded hundreds of thousands of future EV charging stations continues to head toward breaking ground. The federal government asked states for EV charging plans, with the following specifications for interstate highways (which must be covered first): Gaps of no more than 50 miles between chargers, and chargers within a mile […]

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Arizona DOT Is Holding An EV Plan Input Meeting Next Week

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 16:20:46 +0000

The Arizona DOT recently announced that it is holding a public meeting on July 14th to gather more input from the public as it develops a solid plan for EV charging in the state. The meeting will be held via Zoom, so anyone from anywhere can attend and provide input. If you can’t attend the […]

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