Appalachia Poised To Be Part Of Shift To Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:45:12 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Ted Boettner  For over 150 years, the Appalachian region has provided the cheap energy that has powered the nation to become an industrial giant and build a middle class. At the same time, the enormous wealth pulled from the hills of Appalachia largely enriched other parts […]

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Powering Rural Economic Development with Renewables

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:34:19 +0000

We Need Incentives to Help Electric Co-ops Replace their Coal Plants

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Looking At The Positive Impacts Of Tesla In Austin 1 Year After Giga Texas Construction Began

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 14:01:08 +0000

In July 2020, Tesla began the construction of its Gigafactory in Austin, TX, which many nicknamed Giga Texas. Yes, it’s been a year and it’s expected to be up and running by the end of this year. Tesla may not be producing vehicles from the factory just yet, but its impact is being felt all […]

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New York Is 95% Of The Way To Its 6 Gigawatts By 2025 Solar Power Goal

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:45:21 +0000

New York’s solar growth has climbed 2,100% since the NY-Sun initiative was launched in 2011. The cost of solar dropped 69% in that same period. Naturally, there are large global trends driving these results, but they are great for New York nonetheless. They’re also helping New York Governor Cuomo to easily approach his goal of […]

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Building Charging for Electric Vehicles Can Create Good Jobs

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:52:26 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Patricio Portillo, Transportation Analyst, Climate & Clean Energy Program A booming clean energy economy is a persistent bright spot in the pandemic economy, employing hundreds of thousands of Americans. Building the infrastructure network required to charge electric vehicles (EVs) at a scale needed to dramatically reduce both local and […]

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Applications For Tesla “Pathway To START” Program Technician Now Open

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 23:10:50 +0000

Tesla is now accepting applications for a Pathway to START program technician position. In June, Tesla and Austin Community College announced the launch of Tesla’s START manufacturing program there, which gives students hands-on learning experiences for a manufacturing career at Tesla. On its application page, Tesla shared: “The Pathway to START Program Technician will go […]

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Nissan Announces £1 Billion EV Hub — EV36Zero

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 18:16:17 +0000

If you had asked someone 10 years ago to name an automaker that was leading on electric vehicles, it’s likely the person would say Nissan. If you ask the same question today, I think you’d find a different answer. Just take a look at EV sales in Europe, the US, or China to understand why. […]

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U.S. Infrastructure Bills: Do They Meet The Moment?

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:11:11 +0000

Any legislation on infrastructure must address the backlog of repairs, the challenge of the climate crisis, and the inequities in our transportation system.

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UK Aims For Emissions-Free Roads — A World 1st

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 19:30:50 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Sam Hargreaves The UK government’s Decarbonising Transport plan, announced yesterday, is targeting having only zero-emissions vehicles on the UK’s roads — a world first. No new fossil-fuelled vehicles will be sold after 2040, with sales of smaller diesel trucks proposed to be banned from 2035, and larger ones by 2040. […]

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Joe Tegtmeyer Talks Tesla Solar Housing, Tesla Giga Texas Site Map, & New Giga Texas Property Purchase

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 21:45:27 +0000

Joe Tegtmeyer, who is a member of the Tesla Giga Texas Quad Squad of drone operators that document the daily progress of Giga Texas, has been documenting his thoughts along with daily progress at the Giga Texas site on YouTube. The two videos below are from July 10 and July 12. In the first video, […]

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