130 Wendy’s Get Community Solar, Electric Trucks for McDonald’s, Specs of New ID. Buzz GTX & ID. Buzz LWB, & More Cleantech News

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 20:47:36 +0000

It’s encouraging to learn that established brands, like McDonald’s, are investing in electric trucks and solar power. This week’s headlines also include Wendy’s 130 solar-enabled restaurants, new electric vehicles in the UK, a huge distributed solar initiative in New York, and much more. Read on for the news. Electric Vehicles … [continued]

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GreenPower Delivers 1st BEAST Electric Bus Order of 37 BEASTs to be Delivered in 2024 to School Districts in West Virginia

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2024 18:37:03 +0000

GreenPower Delivers First BEAST Produced in West Virginia Manufacturing Facility and Provides Update on Order for 37 BEASTs to be Delivered in 2024 to School Districts in West Virginia South Charleston, West Virginia — GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) (“GreenPower”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of purpose-built, … [continued]

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Investing in America: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1.8 Billion in Infrastructure Grants Across the Country

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 18:32:39 +0000

From improving road safety to revitalizing communities and creating economic opportunity, all 50 states, four territories, and the District of Columbia will receive RAISE grants this year from President Biden’s infrastructure law  WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $1.8 billion in awards from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure … [continued]

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New Battery Center in South Carolina, Athens Wants Electric Taxis, Solar Cleans Up Wine Country in Australia — News Roundup

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 15:26:10 +0000

The green revolution is accelerating in Athens! By 2026, the city hopes to have ten times as many electric taxis on the road as there currently are. There are currently 13,661 taxis in Athens, and only 100 of them are electric. In solar news, a ramp-up of solar module production … [continued]

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More Bad News For Fossil Fuels: Locomotives To Run On Green Hydrogen, Not Diesel

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 16:25:04 +0000

A new, quick-and-nimble fueling system will deploy green hydrogen and mobile “smart” technology for fuel cell electric trains.

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Behind-the-Meter Generation & Storage Offer Cost- & Energy-Efficient Route to Bus Electrification in New York, Potentially Saving $2 Million Each Year

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 22:53:45 +0000

Electrification is vital to decarbonizing the transportation sector, which includes public transit fleets. Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles—including trucks and buses—are the second largest source of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions, and their zero-emission vehicle sales are expected to reach 30% by 2030 and 100% by 2040. Although adoption of electric buses … [continued]

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Pioneer Announces e-Boost Order of $7.1 Million from One of the Largest U.S. School Districts

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2024 14:08:50 +0000

Expects Full Delivery of 25 Units in the First Quarter of 2025 Fort Lee, NJ — Power Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPSI) (“Pioneer” or the “Company”), a leader in the design, manufacture, service and integration of electrical power systems, distributed energy resources, power generation equipment and mobile electric vehicle (“EV”) charging … [continued]

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Argonne-led Study Highlights Public Transit’s Critical Role Across Chicago

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 02:57:07 +0000

Research shows crucial role of Chicago’s public transit in maintaining mobility, economic stability, and supporting vulnerable populations A study by Argonne and MIT reveals the significant impacts of losing public transit in the Chicago region, from pollution spikes to increased traffic congestion to economic downturns. Public transit is vital to Chicago’s metropolitan … [continued]

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USA: Nearly $900 Million for 3,400 Clean Electric School Buses

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 29 May 2024 18:25:15 +0000

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Recipients of nearly $900 Million for Clean School Buses  EPA’s Clean School Bus Rebate Program to fund over 3,400 new clean school buses in approximately 530 districts across the nation WASHINGTON — Today, May 29, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2023 … [continued]

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All The Ways Cars Harm The World

Credit to Author: Naomi Cole & Joe Wachunas| Date: Tue, 28 May 2024 21:06:24 +0000

We are huge electric vehicle fans and have written many, many, many articles about why we love them in our series, Decarbonize Your Life. But cars, even electric ones, are harmful to people and communities. The psychologist Carl Jung said everything has a “shadow” or dark side, and in this … [continued]

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