ElectraMeccanica Chooses Mesa, Arizona To Build SOLO Car

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 20:05:29 +0000

The Phoenix, Arizona metro area seems like it’s starting to become an EV production and maintenance hot spot. With Lucid Motors setting up a factory in nearby Casa Grande (a 20-30 minute drive away) and Gruber Motors rebuilding/refurbishing Tesla vehicles in Phoenix proper, ElectraMeccanica’s SOLO production facilities will be in good company. “I want to […]

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Dozens Of US Cities Are Banning Natural Gas Hookups In New Buildings — #CancelGas #ElectrifyEverything

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:07:06 +0000

A fight over legislation banning gas hookups in new buildings is exploding across the country, a Seattle Times and InsideClimate News joint investigation found. In the summer of 2019, Berkley, California, became the first city in the country to ban natural gas hookups in new building construction. Now, 42 cities in California have passed bans […]

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California, Texas, & Florida Had Large Small-Scale Solar Capacity Increases In 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:32:35 +0000

As of December 2020, the states with the most small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity were California (10.6 gigawatts (GW)), New Jersey (1.9 GW), and Massachusetts (1.8 GW). Of the 4.5 GW of small-scale solar capacity added in the United States in 2020, California accounted for 31%, the largest share by far. Although Texas and Florida […]

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SunPower Slides Into 7 New Markets In 6 States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 23:45:08 +0000

SunPower has long been one of the largest, most influential, most popular solar power companies in the United States. In fact, its precursor was a core part of what launched the global solar industry decades ago. It is heavily focused these days on getting solar power installed on American homes and businesses, and that’s now happening in 7 new markets.

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Steps To Aid US Fossil Fuel Workers In Clean Energy Transition

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 00:50:48 +0000

The economic fallout from COVID-19 took a serious toll on U.S. fossil fuel workers and communities. But well before the coronavirus pandemic arrived, the U.S. fossil fuel industry was under significant pressure as the country moves toward cleaner forms of energy

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Panasonic Expands Home Solar Offerings In High-Growth Solar States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 18:08:55 +0000

As CleanTechnica has reported in recent months, solar power now generates the cheapest electricity in history — according to the conservative, fossil industry–entrenched International Energy Agency. As a result, demand for solar power has been growing strongly in the United States and worldwide

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Zero Electric Vehicles Announces Rolling EV Chassis For Passenger Vehicle

Credit to Author: Derek Markham| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:52:39 +0000

In the lead up to the production of its first electric car, the Trident, Arizona-based Zero Electric Vehicles, Inc. has just unveiled its rolling electric passenger vehicle chassis, which it claims will have “proprietary energy capture technologies to maximize vehicle range.”

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Explosions Topple Smokestacks of Iconic Navajo Generating Station

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 20:07:02 +0000

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Demolition of the Navajo Generating Station, a 2,400-MW coal-fired power plant that generated electricity for several cities in the U.S. Southwest, continued Dec. 18 as explosions brought down the facility’s three large smokestacks. The plant was closed in November 2019. The NGS, located near Page, Arizona, is being demolished by Salt River Project (SRP). The […]

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Solar Jobs, Solar Installations, & Homes Powered by Solar in Top 10 US Solar States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 18:24:14 +0000

In October, I published reports on the top US solar states per capita, the top US solar states as a percentage of electricity, and the top US states in terms of total installed solar power capacity. Based on that first ranking system

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Four Corners EV Charging: Utah & Colorado Are Leaving New Mexico & Arizona Behind

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 22:00:52 +0000

When it comes to charging non-Tesla EV vehicles in the Southwest, there’s good news and bad news these days. Utah and Colorado continue to make progress on rural routes while Arizona and New Mexico are falling behind

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