Wind Energy Technologies Office: Happy New (Fiscal) Year!

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 13:21:52 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) provides global leadership in fundamental wind energy science research, development, and validation activities that enable low-cost wind energy. The Office pursues opportunities across all U.S. wind sectors — land-based utility-scale wind, offshore wind, distributed wind — as well as addressing market barriers and system […]

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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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Cost of Build Back Better Proposal: Close To $0, Cost of Catastrophic Climate Change: $551 Trillion

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 15:05:58 +0000

Right now, as I’ve highlighted briefly before, there’s a hot negotiation underway between almost every other Democrat in the House & Senate and two Democratic Senators — Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin. Republican Party politicians are non-existent in the negotiations*, and since the US Senate is split 50–50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as the […]

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Every Offshore Drilling Disaster Started with a Lease Sale

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 18:23:45 +0000

Article courtesy of NRDC. By Lauren Kubiak & Valerie Cleland It’s hard to believe that after record-breaking oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico, the Biden Administration is gearing up for a huge offshore oil and gas lease sale. Even amid an onslaught of catastrophic climate change-fueled disasters, the administration plans to move forward with an offshore lease […]

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Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, & Disney Lobby Against Biden Climate Initiative

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 03:45:30 +0000

Major corporations are working to defeat Biden’s climate agenda.

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Huge EV Tax Credits, Solar Power Subsidies, & Billions For EV Charging May Be Dead — Because Of Kyrsten Sinema

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 03:57:35 +0000

Within the electric vehicle world in recent months, there’s been all kinds of debate and handwringing about how the big EV tax credits or rebates that are included in expected Democratic legislation in Congress should be structured — how much should union-built EVs versus American-built EVs versus just simply built EVs get in subsidies? There’s […]

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Joe Manchin’s a Coal Man Covered in Red & Green — That’s the Situation

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:45:37 +0000

Why is Joe Manchin so intent on stopping Joe Biden’s agenda, the agenda that Biden clearly got elected to deliver?

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The Biden Administration Could Have An Ally In Tesla & Elon Musk If It Wanted

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:44:22 +0000

Elon Musk could be a huge ally to the Biden administration. After all, they have the same overall goals — or at least I thought they did. I thought Biden cared about getting as many EVs on the road by 2030 as possible. However, the commitment doesn’t seem to be strong enough, or is clouded […]

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Medium- & Heavy-Duty Vehicle Electrification 101

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:57:16 +0000

By Shelby Parks  Transportation pollution affects hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. each year and is the highest source of climate pollution in the United States. Within this sector, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (such as trucks, buses, and delivery trucks), tend to be especially intense polluters due to their use of diesel, spewing […]

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