Time For Police Cars To Be Electric

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 00:30:27 +0000

Originally published on Tesla Oracle &  EV Annex. Is it time for police cruisers to ditch the internal combustion engine? Chief Paul Nikas thinks so — check out his eye-catching new cruiser for the Ipswich Police Department in Massachusetts. Yes, that’s an all-electric Tesla Model Y. It turns out the Ipswich PD was able to […]

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US Offshore Wind Industry Suffers Through Severe Case Of Déjà Vu All Over Again, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:35:49 +0000

The US offshore wind industry awakens from a 20-year slumber as the massive Vineyard Wind 1 project (finally) passes another milestone.

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Vineyard Wind Step Closer to Construction

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 18:01:37 +0000

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The federal agency in charge of U.S. offshore energy management said it has completed the final environmental analysis for a proposed 800-MW offshore wind project, paving the way for the nation’s first commercial-scale development of its kind to move forward. The U.S. Dept. of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on March 8 […]

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Vineyard Wind Step Closer to Construction

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 18:01:37 +0000

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The federal agency in charge of U.S. offshore energy management said it has completed the final environmental analysis for a proposed 800-MW offshore wind project, paving the way for the nation’s first commercial-scale development of its kind to move forward. The U.S. Dept. of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on March 8 […]

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California, Texas, & Florida Had Large Small-Scale Solar Capacity Increases In 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:32:35 +0000

As of December 2020, the states with the most small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity were California (10.6 gigawatts (GW)), New Jersey (1.9 GW), and Massachusetts (1.8 GW). Of the 4.5 GW of small-scale solar capacity added in the United States in 2020, California accounted for 31%, the largest share by far. Although Texas and Florida […]

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How Cities Are Electrifying The Auto Market — Carsharing

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 20:09:55 +0000

It’s no secret that transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States. So it’s not surprising that, besides promoting the use of public transit, biking, and walking, cities are also embracing electric vehicles (EVs) in their quest to cut carbon emissions. But some are thinking outside of the box: In addition to electrifying municipal fleets, many of […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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How to Move America to Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 00:33:43 +0000

There is one action the new Biden administration can take that, more than anything else, will set the United States on a more successful course to electrifying the cars and trucks we drive: to communicate a bold vision of what transportation electrification looks like in

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2020’s Top Wind Energy R&D Achievements

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:31:05 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) 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 integration

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Natural Gas Power Reliance Factors Heavily in Massachusetts Net-Zero Actions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:25:10 +0000

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Lawmakers in Massachusetts have passed a bill that eyes net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions statewide by 2050, setting interim GHG reduction targets to achieve reductions of least 85% below 1990 levels within the next 30 years. On Jan. 4, both chambers of legislature passed S.2995, “An Act Creating a Next-Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy,” […]

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