California Energy Commission Announces Nation’s 1st Incentive Project For Zero-Emission Truck & Bus Infrastructure

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 02:38:39 +0000

Today during a virtual event, the  California Energy Commission (CEC)  announced approval of a first-of-its-kind project to accelerate the deployment of infrastructure needed to fuel zero-emission trucks, buses and equipment. Administered by CALSTART, the EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles (Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles) project will use a concierge-like model working directly with eligible applicants to help plan and fund the […]

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Autonomous Driving Tech, Regulations, & Auto Design — CleanTech Talk with Cruise’s Robert Grant

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 05:00:54 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Rob Grant, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Social Impact at Cruise, to talk about Cruise’s work in the autonomous vehicle space. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded […]

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Some In California Want To Slow Rooftop Solar Adoption — Does That Make Sense?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 01:18:57 +0000

California has more solar power installed than any other state — by far. It is also first in terms of percentage of the state’s electricity coming from solar, and third for solar power capacity per capita. Some are questioning if there’s too much solar power on the grid and joining the grid to keep incentivizing […]

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Child among 4 dead in shooting at California office building

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 07:36:08 +0000

LOS ANGELES: A child was among four people killed on Wednesday in a shooting at a Southern California office building that left a fifth victim and the gunman critically wounded, police said. The violence in the city of Orange southeast of Los Angeles was the nation’s third mass shooting in just over two weeks. When […]

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DHL Putting 89 New Lightning Electric Vans On The Road

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 23:50:02 +0000

DHL Express (DHL) has been trialling 9 Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans since late last year in the United States. The pilot has been going well, and the company now intends to put another 89 on the roads of California and New York. The electric vans, produced by Lightning eMotors, have an estimated […]

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Palm Sunday: Lessons from Christ’s entry into Jerusalem

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 06:24:13 +0000

FOR the second year in a row, the faithful will witness this year’s Holy Week solemnity on TV, laptop, tablet, or smartphone screens. They will perform vicariously the ritual waving of “palaspas” (palm fronds) this Palm Sunday. Images of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem atop a donkey are vividly sketched in the gospel narratives. He descends […]

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In-Depth, 3-Year NREL Analysis: Los Angeles 100% Renewable Energy Study

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 19:16:21 +0000

Unprecedented in scale and the first of its kind — the Los Angeles 100% Renewable Energy Study (LA100) provides insights into how the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) can meet its clean energy targets established in 2016 and 2017. LADWP, the largest municipal utility in the country, currently generates more than half of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon resources.

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“Clean Cars 2030” Targets 2030 For Phasing Out Gasmobiles In Washington State, 5 Years Ahead Of California!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:02:15 +0000

Olympia, WA — Clean Cars 2030 (originally HB 1204), groundbreaking legislation that calls for all model year 2030 or later passenger and light-duty vehicles sold in Washington State to be electric vehicles (EVs), took one step closer to becoming law yesterday when it advanced out of the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology as […]

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2020 U.S. Power Report Card: Solar & Wind Getting High Scores

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 11:10:35 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC By Christian Tae It’s official: renewable resources surpassed coal in 2020 to become the third-largest source of electricity nationwide according to new government data. Continuing their promising trends from 2019, solar and wind energy again made strong gains across multiple states, accompanied by a steep reduction in total power sector pollution. But we […]

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The Porsche Taycan 4S Was Born To Fly (CleanTechnica Review)

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 19:05:23 +0000

The Porsche Taycan 4S landed on my driveway and immediately commanded my attention. It is not a subtle car, sporting the swooping body lines and wide stance Porsche is known for but with a completely new electric powertrain that absolutely transforms the experience. The low-slung Taycan sits on the road as if it never plans […]

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