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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What the Clean Energy for America Act Gets Right — And How It Can Improve

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 03:00:12 +0000

Originally published on the World Resources Institute. By John Feldmann, Devashree Saha, and Rajat Shrestha  Under the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan, tax credits for clean energy and technologies are expected to play an important role in achieving a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The Clean Energy for America Act, introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) in April […]

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Setting the Stage for an EV Future in Washington State

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 16:39:47 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kate Tudor, Simon Mui, and Noah Long  Kate Tudor of White Tudor LLC is the primary author of this guest blog and represents NRDC in Washington state. Washington State has passed two leading laws on electric vehicles! The signing of these bills by Governor Inslee in the coming days […]

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Interior Department Approves $550 Million Solar Energy Project in California Desert

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 01:49:27 +0000

Today, the Interior Department announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has given final approval to a new solar energy project on public lands in California. The Crimson Solar Project represents an investment of roughly $550 million and has the potential to deliver enough power to energize approximately 87,500 homes. The Record of Decision […]

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California: Incentives for Clean Trucks & Buses

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 21:00:00 +0000

Originally published by the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP): The Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) will open to new voucher requests at 10 a.m. Pacific on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. The FY20-21 Implementation Manual is now available at www.californiahvip.org/im. Dealers and other participants should familiarize themselves […]

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Are Traditional Automakers Still Investing In Gas & Diesel Engines?

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 02:38:25 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. Right now, Tesla is at the vanguard of an all-electric future. On Wall Street, the company’s market value has outpaced its auto industry counterparts who specialize in internal combustion engine (ICE) technology. Are things changing, though? To that end, are Tesla’s competitors still investing in ICE development anymore? Analyzing legacy automakers, Jim Motovalli at Autoweek reports, […]

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EV Sales Growing, But Need Support To Grow Even Faster, IEA Says

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 01:17:11 +0000

Global EV sales grew 41% last year, but must accelerate even faster to meet climate and energy goals, the International Energy Agency said Thursday. Under current trends, 145 million EVs, including cars, trucks, and busses, will be on the world’s roads by 2030, approximately 7% of the total fleet. That is less than two-thirds of […]

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Pilot Program Sheds Light On E-Bike Use Patterns, Energy-Efficiency Benefits

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 01:31:16 +0000

Analysis Shows E-Bikes Are an Effective, Energy-Saving Alternative to Other Travel Modes

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New Report Identifies 22 Shovel Ready Regional & Interregional Transmission Projects

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 17:37:58 +0000

Lines Would Unlock Renewable Energy Capacity, Create 1.2 Million Jobs, Spur Economic Development, and Increase Grid Resilience

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International Power System Leaders Signal Commitment to Decarbonization Solutions During Launch Event

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000

System Operator CEOs and Energy Leaders from Around the World Discussed Paths to Net-Zero Emissions During Launch Event for Global Power System Transformation Consortium

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