U.S. Federal Government Takes Next Steps On Infrastructure Bill EV Charging

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 23 May 2023 11:35:21 +0000

The Biden administration recently announced a Ride and Drive Electric funding opportunity worth $51 million. This initiative is part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and aims to expedite the electrification of the nation’s transportation sector. Furthermore, this move aims to encourage private sector investments in clean transportation. Additionally, the administration has launched the National Charging […]

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New Perovskite Solar Cells: How Low (And How Fast) Can Solar Go?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 23 May 2023 02:08:51 +0000

The long wait for low-cost, high-performance perovskite solar cells is coming to a close. Now the fun begins.

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Automated Solar Permitting Speeds Solar Adoption Across United States

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 May 2023 03:25:59 +0000

Communities That Used SolarAPP+ Processed More Than 11,000 Solar Permits and Eliminated More Than 134,000 Days of Delays in 2022

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Deploying Electric Buses At Airports Is Easy With This Tool

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 09 May 2023 01:43:51 +0000

As the U.S. aviation industry generates 2% of the nation’s carbon dioxide emissions and consumes 10% of transportation energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is leading the way to find pathways to sustainability, including through sustainable aviation fuels, electrification, and new transportation options for moving small groups in dense city centers. NREL researchers recently […]

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New Interactive Map Shows EV Charging Stations Near U.S. National Parks

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2023 01:40:07 +0000

Snacks: Check. Road trip tunes: Check. An interactive map showing electric vehicle charging stations at the national park you are visiting: Check, check, and check. As electric vehicle (EV) adoption grows — and tourism to U.S. national parks skyrockets — many visitors to the nation’s wild spaces have the same question: Can I charge my […]

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NREL Tapped To Help Electrify 4 Major Freight Corridors

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2023 02:23:27 +0000

This spring, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $7 million in funding for seven projects focused on creating regional infrastructure plans to support electric charging and hydrogen fueling for medium- and heavy-duty trucks along the nation’s most heavily trafficked corridors. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will collaborate with industry partners on four of the […]

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75 Terawatts Of World Solar PV Needed By 2050 — Action Needed Now!

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2023 11:10:53 +0000

Experts Warn Waiting No Longer an Option for Commitment to Multi-Terawatt Photovoltaic Production Worldwide Global experts on solar power strongly urge a commitment to the continued growth of photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing and deployment to power the planet, arguing that lowballing projections for PV growth while waiting for a consensus on other energy pathways or the […]

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How To Be A “Good Ancestor”

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 19:04:33 +0000

At New Zealand’s First Clean Energy Conference, NREL Joined U.S. and New Zealand Experts and Leaders To Discuss Social & Financial Hurdles to Decarbonization Near the north tip of New Zealand’s moon-shaped island nation, the sea pinches the land at a place called Tāmaki Makaurau, which means “Tāmaki, desired by many” in the language of […]

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Remote & Rural Communities Boosted By Distributed Wind Energy

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2023 03:43:31 +0000

Four-Year, Multilab Project Evaluates How Communities Can Safely, Effectively, and Efficiently Benefit from Distributed Wind Energy No roads lead to St. Mary’s, Alaska. To get there, most people boat down the nearby Yukon River, which is almost as wide as the village itself. That same route is used to bring in supplies, like the diesel […]

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