California’s Clean Miles Standard Can Benefit Environment & Ridehailing Drivers — If Companies Step Up

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 15 May 2021 02:50:06 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By Elizabeth Irvin On May 20th, CARB will vote on the Clean Miles Standard, a first-of-its-kind regulation that would require ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to electrify their fleets by 2030. If approved, the Clean Miles Standard would cut pollution in cities across California by requiring that 90% of ride-hailing […]

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California Develops Proposal to Achieve Clean Vehicle Future

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 20:54:29 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Simon Mui  With transportation now the largest source of carbon pollution in the U.S., the state that created car culture is now driving toward eliminating tailpipe pollution. California, a global leader in electric vehicle deployment and policy innovation, presented plans today for the next round of its Advanced Clean Cars […]

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Electrify America Pumping $200 Million More Into California

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 15:15:34 +0000

Another $200 million is going from Electrify America’s bank account into California in the next 30 months to expand EV charging infrastructure and EV education in the state. “This is the next exciting phase of our mission to increase EV infrastructure and awareness in California as the state works towards its commitment to help make […]

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Governor Newsom’s $1 Billion ZEV Infrastructure Proposal Is A Good One

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 02:22:06 +0000

Originally published on Union of Concerned Scientists. By Jason Barbose As the calendar turned to 2021 it became official that 2020 concluded the hottest decade on record. Scientists warn that the current decade — the 2020s — is the most consequential for the future of our planet. Collectively, society failed to make adequate progress reducing heat-trapping […]

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How Cities Are Electrifying The Auto Market — Carsharing

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 20:09:55 +0000

It’s no secret that transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States. So it’s not surprising that, besides promoting the use of public transit, biking, and walking, cities are also embracing electric vehicles (EVs) in their quest to cut carbon emissions. But some are thinking outside of the box: In addition to electrifying municipal fleets, many of […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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Fleet Owners: For Big Savings, Plan Now For Electrification

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 21:57:32 +0000

Today, most fleets are at an early stage of EV adoption and their approach is incremental — e.g., buy a few vehicles and a few chargers each year. In our recently-released report Steep Climb Ahead

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2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

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California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Accelerating Transportation Electrification

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:57:39 +0000

Earlier this month California utilities launched the California Clean Fuel Rewards Program, a statewide point-of-sale electric vehicle rebate program worth up to $1,500 per vehicle (depending upon battery size). This program is funded by credits from California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), which are quickly becoming a major source of support for transportation electrification

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New California EV Rebates!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 19:33:16 +0000

California drivers can save up to $1,500 off the price of a new electric vehicle, on top of previously available incentives!

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