5 Ways US States Can Get More Electric School Buses on the Road

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2022 02:40:54 +0000

This is the first article in a three-part series examining the ways stakeholders — including state policymakers, school districts, and electric utilities — can build on recent federal actions to accelerate the equitable transition to electric school buses across the U.S. Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute. By Katrina McLaughlin and Justin Balik  The recent enactment of the […]

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Implementing the Clean Energy Investments in US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 17:02:01 +0000

US Capitol Congress Washington DC.Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute. By Katrina McLaughlin and Lori Bird

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Romero backs PBA 3×3 Lakas ng Tatlo

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 06:10:15 +0000

The PBA 3×3 Lakas Ng Tatlo found a major advocate in NorthPort team owner Mikee Romero.  The House Deputy Speaker has thrown his support to the league’s standalone three-a-side tournament by backing the final leg and grand finale of the 3×3 first conference through his 1Pacman party list.  Leg 6 is slated on Dec. 20 […]

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Lower-Income Households Shouldn’t Pay More for Solar. Congress Can Fix It.

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 21:19:37 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By John Rogers When I bought solar panels for my house not long ago, I got a 30 percent discount, courtesy of the federal government. Too many people, though — people who make less than my family does — can’t get that discount. That means solar costs […]

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Coal Plant Site Unveiled for 500-MW Natrium Advanced Nuclear Pilot

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 17:26:58 +0000

A site at PacifiCorp’s retiring 600-MW coal and gas–fired Naughton Power Plant in Kemmerer, Wyoming, will house the Natrium demonstration, a pioneering commercial-scale 500-MW project that will pair a 345-MW sodium-cooled fast reactor with a molten salt-based energy storage system. Project stakeholders on Nov. 16 unveiled the site for the federally backed demonstration, which will validate […]

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89% Of Democrats, 42% Of Republicans Believe Big Oil To Blame For Climate Crisis

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 16:39:04 +0000

Oil companies last week stonewalled a House committee hearing investigating their responsibility for climate change.

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The Bar For Climate Ambition Is Set By Science, Not Congressional Politics

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 18:13:56 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Julie McNamara, senior energy analyst with the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists In April 2021, President Biden committed the United States to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 50 to 52 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, in line with science-informed targets, in line […]

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The Build Back Better Act is a Bridge to the Future We Need. Senator Manchin, Don’t Blow It Up!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 01:51:41 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Rachel Cleetus  In the last week, Senator Manchin (D-WV) has become increasingly public with his opposition to the Clean Electricity Performance Program (CEPP), a policy designed to drive down power sector carbon emissions which is part of the reconciliation bill under consideration in Congress. With the vote margins so slim in […]

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Modern Infrastructure Means a Modern Electric Grid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 23:28:33 +0000

By U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) As the solar industry continues to grow and America moves toward a bright clean energy future, there’s a critical need to make sure our electric grid can keep up. Right now, we have an historic opportunity to uplift every American community by growing the clean energy economy, but […]

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