Why Frankfort, Kentucky, Set A 2023 Clean Energy Goal

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 16:35:45 +0000

In October 2021, the city of Frankfort, Kentucky, set a very accelerated and ambitious clean energy goal: to supply 100% clean, renewable electricity to city government operations by the end of 2023. “We need that pressure to hold ourselves accountable,” Frankfort City Commissioner Kelly May said. “Had we not hired the National Renewable Energy Laboratory […]

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In Bluegrass State, Nucor’s Green Steel Trumps Anti-Wokedness

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 13:35:42 +0000

green steel nucor kentuckyWoke or not, Kentucky is behind a new green steel factory that supports President Joe Biden’s goal for offshore wind development in the US.

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Ford & SK Innovation Break Ground On EV Battery Factory In Kentucky, Create 5,000 New Jobs

Credit to Author: Stuart Ungar| Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 20:12:15 +0000

Ford BlueOval SK Battery ParkFord and SK Innovation broke ground today in Glendale, Kentucky, on a battery factory that will create 5,000 new jobs. The training for these workers will also take place locally at the new Elizabethtown Community and Technical College BlueOval SK Training Center. The facility is a whopping 42,000 square feet and the state has ponied […]

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Kentrucky: Ford Announces Investments in Kentucky, But It’s For More Than Super Duty Trucks

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 16:00:42 +0000

As part of the Ford+ plan for growth and value-creation, Ford Motor Company is investing $700 million in new investment and creating 500 additional hourly manufacturing jobs in Kentucky. This will support an all-new F-Series Super Duty pickup being built at Ford’s Kentucky Truck plant in Louisville. But, that’s not all the company is doing. […]

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Breaking News! With New Plant, Kentucky to Become the Nation’s Top Producer of Electric Vehicle Batteries

Credit to Author: Stuart Ungar| Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 20:46:21 +0000

Kentucky Governor Beshear just announced today that Envision AESC, a world-leading Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company, will be investing $2 billion in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to build a 30 GWh gigafactory. The project, which has the potential to expand to 40 GWh, will supply enough batteries to power 300,000 EVs annually from a variety […]

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