Millions Of US Homes Are Installing Heat Pumps. Will It Be Enough?

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 12:00:47 +0000

The US heat pump market is growing, but it needs to accelerate to achieve critical climate goals. Across the United States, over 15 states and roughly 100 cities have begun to shift policies to encourage or require electrification of homes, workplaces, schools, and government buildings. In fact, as of November 1, 2022, four states have explicitly […]

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Monster Clean Hydrogen Hub Rising In Northeast US

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2022 23:00:26 +0000

northeast clean hydrogen hubSix northeast US states have combined forces to fight for a share of the Energy Department’s $8 billion funding pot for Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs.

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EV Owners Enjoy Cost Savings, Reliability, Range, & More — Maine Survey

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2022 02:24:44 +0000

A new survey of electric vehicle owners in all 16 of Maine’s counties shows that Maine people value electric vehicles (EVs) for their reliability, performance, and the cost savings they provide. Survey says…Mainers LOVE their electric vehicles! There are now over 5X as many electric vehicles (EV) on the road in Maine than in 2018. […]

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Electric School Buses Win Big In USA

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:02:59 +0000

Electric school buses are experiencing rapid growth in the United States, with a nearly 10-fold increase in commitments by school districts and fleet operators in the past year. Thirty-eight states have now committed to procure more than 12,000 electric school buses. In the first half of 2022, several states took important action to further the transition to […]

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As Lobstering Weakens With Climate Change, Seaweed Farming Is Reviving An Industry

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:50:51 +0000

seaweed farmingThe Gulf of Maine is warming faster than 96% of the world’s oceans — increasing at a rate of 0.09 degrees Fahrenheit per year. These warming temperatures have forced the lobster population to migrate north, seeking colder waters. Seaweed farming has emerged as a viable commercial alternative.

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Converting From Fuel Oil To Heat Pumps Would Save The US 47% Of The Oil We Used To Import From Russia

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 18:45:14 +0000

To save the planet from catastrophic climate change, and win the war against belligerent petro-states, our best strategy boils down to the rapid deployment of three key technologies: electric vehicles (EVs), solar panels, and heat pumps. The first two technologies are flashy and compelling and show up daily in CleanTechnica articles and other publications (as […]

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How Unitil Is Building a Customer Experience That Meets Evolving Energy Needs

Credit to Author: Carol Valianti| Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 17:52:01 +0000

We live in a constantly evolving energy landscape. With increased emphasis on future sustainability and environmental awareness, many consumers are becoming more cognizant of their energy usage, and many utilities are perusing renewable energy initiatives themselves. With change on both sides, the relationship between utility companies and their customers is becoming more and more of […]

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Maine To Get 3,600 New Jobs from Build Back Better Act

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 17:05:11 +0000

Augusta, Maine — A new NRDC analysis shows that the Build Back Better Act, as it currently stands, has the potential to significantly accelerate clean energy investment, economic activity, and job growth in Maine. The Senate’s passage of the Build Back Better Act would bring these climate and economic benefits to states across the country […]

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