Volta & Hoboken, NJ, Partner To Install 25 New Public EV Chargers

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 18:00:56 +0000

The city of Hoboken, New Jersey, will be getting at least 25 new public EV chargers through its partnership with Volta in the next 18 months. When the new chargers are installed, the number of public EV chargers in Hoboken will be doubled. Adding more public EV chargers is an important piece of the electric […]

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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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Undisclosed Flood Damage Financially Soaks Home Buyers

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 09:50:28 +0000

Across the United States, the majority of states lack laws that require flood damages be fully disclosed to home buyers. The consequences can be financially ruinous to those who unwittingly purchase a flood-prone home. States that don’t require disclosure of flood risks, or have inadequate disclosure requirements, hurt those with future flood damages. Why wouldn’t a state […]

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Burns & McDonnell Awarded Contract for Ocean Wind 1 Offshore Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 18:03:15 +0000

The first three major construction contracts have been awarded for the 1,100-MW Ocean Wind 1 offshore project that will provide electricity to New Jersey. Ocean Wind 1 is a joint venture between Ørsted and Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), which provides electricity for much of New Jersey. Those groups on April 25 announced Burns & […]

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You Get A Green Hydrogen Hub! And You Get A Green Hydrogen Hub!

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 15:05:55 +0000

green hydrogen hub offshore windNew York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts cook up a scheme in anticipation of $8 billion in federal funding for green hydrogen hubs.

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New Jersey’s Last Two Coal Power Plants to Close within Months

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 15:44:08 +0000

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved a petition filed by Atlantic City Electric Co. (ACE) that modifies power purchase agreements (PPAs) and power sales agreements (PSAs) between ACE and Chambers Cogeneration Ltd. and Logan Generating Co., the last two coal-fired electricity generation units in New Jersey. Under the agreements, coal-fired generation will […]

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No Need to be Freightened of Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 04:11:27 +0000

Even though only 10% of vehicles on US roads are medium- and heavy-duty trucks, they are responsible for the majority of hazardous air pollutants and nearly 25% of the greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. This pollution disproportionately burdens low-income communities and communities of color and leads to deadly diseases such as asthma, cardiac impairments, and cancer. Thankfully, six states — California, Oregon, […]

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History-Making Offshore Wind Auction Beats Any Oil, Gas Lease

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 16:55:30 +0000

offshore wind NREL usaThe US just raked in billions for offshore wind lease areas off the coasts of New York and New Jersey, and much, much more is on the way.

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