Details of the House’s US EV Incentives Proposal

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:00:16 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Jonna Hamilton, Director of Policy, the Clean Transportation Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) We have been waiting with bated breath for the new version of the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit from Congress. Today, the House Ways and Means Committee, the House committee […]

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New House-Proposed EV Incentives Benefit Lobbyists, Not The American Taxpayer

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:13:52 +0000

Elon Musk shared a piece on Sunday published on Bloomberg along with his thoughts on who exactly wrote it — Ford and UAW lobbyists. He also pointed out that Ford’s EVs are not even made in America. How does this serve the American taxpayer? It doesn’t. The article, which touched upon Ford’s success with its […]

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The New Union-Focused EV Tax Credit Bonus & American-Made Tax Credit Cut Proposed In The House Is Stupid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 03:59:48 +0000

First, a word on how legislation is made in the USA, in the simplest effective way I can formulate it right now: If a bill is going to be passed into law, most members of the House of Representatives, most members of the Senate, and the President of the United States need to all agree […]

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8 Zero-Emission Transport Items That *Need* To Be In The Next Reconciliation Bill

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 07:00:34 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Jonna Hamilton The Senate has been very busy in the past few weeks, and after they come back from “recess” (aka the home work period), they are going to pick right up where they left off. The big story, in my mind anyway, is that we […]

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Elon Musk Doesn’t Need Biden & Buttigieg As Much As They Need Him

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 19:08:02 +0000

I know that CleanTechnica and every other outlet covered the Biden administration’s snub of Tesla on Thursday, but much of the commentary I’ve seen was from people who were disappointed in the Biden administration’s actions. Some feared it was bad for Tesla to not get the attention, or would make people think Tesla wasn’t good […]

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Did Elon Musk Secretly Create A Union For Tesla And Name It “NOTA Workers Union?”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 23:09:59 +0000

The National Organization of Transformative Automakers (NOTA) Workers Union is a union that describes itself as workers who are changing the world, and coming together with a list of demands. How this union relates to Tesla is pretty evident when you visit the website. I wonder if Elon created it. If it’s not Elon Musk, […]

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These 5 Plugin Vehicle Models Would Benefit Most From Proposed US EV Tax Credit Update (Chart)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 00:00:55 +0000

As we reported recently, there’s a big cleantech bill moving through the US Congress that would revive, extend, and expand the zero-emission vehicle tax credit in various ways. Our friend Loren McDonald over at EVAdoption looked at the details model by model and has provided a table showing how much the max tax credit would […]

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Louisiana On Verge Of Cutting EV Tax Credit Early, So We Hosted EV Awareness Day At The Louisiana State Capitol

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:36:43 +0000

Yesterday, I spent the day down at the Louisiana State Capitol advocating for electric vehicles and clean energy while my state’s lawmakers were having their session. I learned a lot. The event was a spur-of-the-moment thing put together by a few Tesla owners in Baton Rouge — many of whom couldn’t attend due to it […]

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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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Tesla & GM Could Get 400,000 More $7,000 Tax Credits

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 01:01:26 +0000

Congressional Democrats just introduced the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act. If this bill is passed, it will help both Tesla and GM. The bill would add more EV tax credits, an additional 400,000 units, for each automaker. Tesla and GM have already sold too many cars for their customers to benefit from […]

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