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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Solar-Powered Box Mountain Communications Tower Is 1st Of Its Kind — Uses PACE Financing

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 20:46:07 +0000

You may remember a story I wrote about William Cross around a year ago. The article was about how William was able to buy a Tesla Model 3 when he was 18, after getting to test drive his boss’s Model S. I noted in that article that William had just received his FAA license to fly drones at his job at Marcus Communications, where he currently works as a solutions engineer

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Solar Jobs, Solar Installations, & Homes Powered by Solar in Top 10 US Solar States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 18:24:14 +0000

In October, I published reports on the top US solar states per capita, the top US solar states as a percentage of electricity, and the top US states in terms of total installed solar power capacity. Based on that first ranking system

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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Canada, China, Chile, Finland, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, & Sweden To Collaboratively Grow Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Deployment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:08:18 +0000

Noting the climate, economic, jobs and health benefits it would bring, today nine nations on four continents agreed to work collaboratively to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment at home and globally

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Electric Bike Sales Are Booming, But Incentives Like Electric Cars Get Could Help A Lot

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 16:49:22 +0000

The silver lining for bicyclists during the coronavirus pandemic has been that the air they’ve breathed during complete lockdown has been fresher. Many of us have enjoyed a short respite in trying to avoid exhaust — due to traffic disappearing. Due to many aspects of the pandemic, many are rediscovering old roots on the bike and engaging in cycling

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You Can Now Lease A Tesla In Connecticut

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 02:48:35 +0000

leaseYou can now lease a Tesla in Connecticut. However, Tesla still can’t sell directly to customers from its location in Milford

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Tesla Withdraws Appeal To Connecticut Supreme Court Regarding Direct Sales Ban

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:44:04 +0000

Tesla has adjusted its strategy in Connecticut. It has quietly dropped its appeal of the state’s franchise dealer law and begun leasing cars at its service facility in Milford.

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