Boulder, Colorado, Buys First Electric Fire Engine

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 05 May 2023 17:50:15 +0000

Here at CleanTechnica, we cover electric buses a lot. The stories generally aren’t that interesting, largely because we’re covering the buses themselves, and not the occupants. In some cities, you’re practically guaranteed to never be bored on a bus (and that may or may not be a good thing). That having been said, the buses […]

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More Bad News For Fossil Fuels: Rooftop Solar Meets Agrivoltaics

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2023 17:05:05 +0000

rooftop solar agrivoltaic urban agricultureA futuristic new building in Denver, Colorado, will host a rooftop solar array that supports urban agriculture in the emerging field of rooftop agrivoltaics.

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Visit a Solar Decathlon Zero Energy Home Near You, April 4–18

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2023 16:35:59 +0000

Collegiate teams competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge will hold community open houses for their zero energy homes April 4–18. Eleven collegiate teams across the globe have spent nearly two years designing and building full-size, high-performance, low-carbon houses for the competition. These dwellings demonstrate creative solutions to real-world climate […]

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Colorado Offers Financial Support for Schools, Businesses, & Local Governments to Purchase Clean Vehicles

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 15:12:10 +0000

Two new Colorado grant programs open for first round of applications The state health department’s Air Pollution Control Division is now accepting the first round of applications for two new grant programs to fund clean vehicles. The Clean Fleet Vehicle and Technology Grant Program is open to any business, local government, or other organization that […]

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7 States & D.C. Had More Than 10 Plug-In Vehicle Registrations Per Thousand People In 2022

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2023 12:00:40 +0000

In 2022, seven states and the District of Columbia had more than 10 PEV registrations per thousand people. California led the nation in plug-in vehicle (PEV) registrations with 27.55 per thousand people. The next highest state was Hawaii with 15.43 PEV registrations per thousand people. More than half of the states had over five, while […]

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10.5% Of New Vehicle Sales Now Electric Vehicle Sales In Colorado

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 02:55:41 +0000

Last year, Colorado saw its EV uptake pass the symbolically important 10% marker. In the end, 10.5% of new vehicle sales in Colorado were electric vehicle sales in 2022. That’s a great result in the USA, which as a whole is closer to 6% or 7% of new vehicle sales being electric. Colorado got to […]

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US Army Tests A New Flow Battery From Lockheed Martin

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 16:48:51 +0000

us army flow battery lockheedThe US Army is testing a new flow battery that can suck up wind and solar energy like a high tech vacuum.

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State Of Colorado Launches First EV Education Campaign

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 16:30:58 +0000

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently launched an EV education campaign. They did this to raise awareness of state and federal EV tax credits and Colorado’s EV infrastructure investments. They also did it to help first-time EV buyers prepare for their purchases and EV ownership. The EV CO […]

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