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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San Diego Gets Largest US-Airport Electric Shuttle Deployment

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:58:00 +0000

ACE Parking has just received 18 electric shuttle buses for the San Diego International Airport, and another 11 are due to arrive by the end of 2020. This is the largest electric shuttle order for an airport in US history according to Endera, the commercial electric vehicle company that is supplying the electric shuttles

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California Focused On Cleaning Up Heavy-Duty Truck Pollution

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 05:14:24 +0000

Next Thursday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will vote a proposal to reduce smog-forming and soot emissions from heavy-duty vehicles sold in the state over the next decade. While CARB has already moved forward to accelerate the adoption of electric trucks in the state, this latest proposal is a critical part of cleaning up the trucking sector until that broader transformation takes place

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Zero-Emissions Trucks Are The Future: Let’s Do This

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:18:17 +0000

Last Thursday, California made history by becoming the first state to mandate that truck makers move to zero-emission drivetrains. California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) new Advanced Clean Trucks regulation requires that half of the state’s trucks will need to be zero-emission by 2035, and the remaining half by 2045. A complementary Zero-Emission rule for fleet owners is in the works as well

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