Virginia Drives Into A Cleaner Future

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:30:49 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kathy Harris, Walton Shepherd Virginia Governor Northam signed into law a bill to join 17 other states that have adopted or are considering adoption of a “Clean Cars” program — setting the Commonwealth up to become the leader in electric vehicles in the South. By adopting a Clean Cars […]

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New Lithium Extraction Plant Announced For Clayton Valley, Nevada

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:29:23 +0000

Schlumberger New Energy has announced a new lithium extraction plant in Clayton Valley, Nevada, a pilot plant to be precise. This pilot plant is being developed by a subsidiary of Schlumberger New Energy, NeoLith Energy. The company claims an exceptionally sped up production process. “The NeoLith Energy sustainable approach uses a differentiated direct lithium extraction […]

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Schlumberger New Energy Is Launching A Lithium Extraction Pilot Plant In Nevada

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 04:20:50 +0000

Schlumberger New Energy, which is reportedly the world’s leading provider of technology to the global energy industry, has announced its plans to develop a lithium extraction pilot plant in Clayton Valley, Nevada. NeoLith Energy, the new venture of Schlumberger New Energy, uses a differentiated direct lithium extraction (DLE) process which enables the production of high-purity, […]

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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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New Report: Electric Vehicles Can Save Nevada $20 Billion

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 02:39:48 +0000

Article courtesy of SWEEP, NRDC, and Western Resource Advocates. Nevadans can save more than $14 billion through 2050 by moving from gas-powered cars to electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report released today. EVs can also reduce air pollution, providing an additional $3 billion in benefits for public health and the climate, and EVs can […]

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Albemarle Expanding Nevada Site to Increase Domestic Production of Lithium

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:39:23 +0000

Albemarle Corporation has announced plans to expand capacity at its lithium production facility in Silver Peak, Nevada

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States & Cities Are Driving Climate & Clean Energy Progress

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 23:02:46 +0000

Part of NRDC’s Series Reviewing 2020 Climate & Clean Energy Developments

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2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

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5 Reasons Clean Fuel Standards Are The Key To Decarbonizing Transportation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 19:23:45 +0000

Clean Fuel Standards like the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) have been around for more than a decade, but have not attracted the attention of more narrowly targeted policies promoting electric vehicles, biofuels, or renewable power

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Mobile Solar Generator Trailers Being Auctioned Off Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 06:05:32 +0000

Well, this is a new one. A bankruptcy auction is taking place in which of hundreds of mobile solar generator trailers are being auctioned off for, well, the best price

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