North American Battery & EV Supply Chain Investment Grew to More than $250 Billion by End of 2023

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2024 00:31:03 +0000

Cumulative battery and EV supply chain investment in North America grew to more than $250 billion by the end of 2023. Investment in battery and EV supply chains increased rapidly after the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) on November 15, 2021, and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on … [continued]

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Deep Red State Catches Electric Heat Pump Fever, Bigly

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2024 16:47:33 +0000

In yet another sign that the electrification trend is widening and deepening, the new Scout Motors electric vehicle factory in South Carolina will apply new heat pump technology to help decarbonize its HVAC system.

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Agrivoltaics Conserve Precious Water For Arizona Farmers

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2024 15:55:34 +0000

New studies in Arizona show agrivotaics can increase crop yields while also conserving precious water as temperatures get hotter.

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Improved EV Credits Makes the Switch Even Easier for US Drivers

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2024 18:30:19 +0000

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change we need to switch from gasoline and diesel to electric vehicles powered by clean electricity as soon as possible. While driving an electric vehicle (EV) can save drivers on fuel and maintenance, the upfront cost of electric cars and trucks can be … [continued]

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests $120 Million To Help Tribes Build Climate Resilience

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 22:22:32 +0000

SHELBYVILLE, Michigan — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland this week announced the availability of $120 million in new funding supported by President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help Tribal communities prepare for the most severe climate-related environmental threats to their homelands. The funding can be used by Tribes … [continued]

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New QuantumScape Solid-State EV Battery Exposes EV Sales Flop Fakery, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 17:18:20 +0000

The US battery innovator QuantumScape is ready for gigawatt-scale production of its new solid-state EV battery under a new manufacturing agreement with the PowerCo branch of Volkswagen.

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Rivian, The UAW, & Politics

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 15:10:56 +0000

Rivian has been left out of the latest DOE grant program for automakers. Bloomberg thinks it knows why that happened.

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Solar in the Southeast: 7th Edition of Report

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 23:04:22 +0000

In this introduction blog for SACE’s latest edition of our “Solar in the Southeast” report series, you can read up on which utilities and states can expect to see solar growth. Additional blogs in this series will unpack more of the results, observations, and key policy developments detailed in the … [continued]

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Electric Car Companies Push Back Against Restrictive Trade Policies

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 07 Jul 2024 23:23:22 +0000

The world of electric car manufacturing is expanding, as Chinese companies build new factories in more countries.

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Biden-Harris Admin $600+ Million Available for Projects that Reconnect Communities

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 16:09:59 +0000

Biden-Harris Administration opens application period for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program, established through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to fund locally-driven projects such as interstate caps, highway removals, complete streets, and Main Street revitalizations  WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the … [continued]

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