New Jersey Leads the East Coast on Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 04:40:18 +0000

This blog is the third in a series exploring the state of electric vehicle policy in New Jersey. The series takes a deep dive into the transportation electrification policies New Jersey will need to meet its ambitious climate laws. Together, they explore whether New Jersey needs more ambitious transportation electrification goals

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Shazam! Garden State Transforms Self Into $500 Million Offshore Wind Giant

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 17:44:12 +0000

New Jersey leaps from offshore wind wallflower to wind power superhero in one fell swoop, starting with new monopile manufacturing plant

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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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Cop Budgets Benefit from Cannabis Legalization, Sparking Backlash in ‘Defund the Police’ Era

Credit to Author: Chris Roberts| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 14:49:33 GMT

Politicians have long used earmarks for police budgets as a way to make legalization more digestible to opponents. New Jersey’s attempt to legalize in 2020 shows that is no longer working.

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Solar Jobs, Solar Installations, & Homes Powered by Solar in Top 10 US Solar States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 18:24:14 +0000

In October, I published reports on the top US solar states per capita, the top US solar states as a percentage of electricity, and the top US states in terms of total installed solar power capacity. Based on that first ranking system

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The Other 2020 Elections: Communities Put Clean, Renewable Energy On The Ballot

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 16:35:10 +0000

Here’s a brief overview of several ballot measures illustrating how cities are moving at a rapid pace creating new funding to support local clean energy, and that clean energy has a much broader appeal than either political party

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Vineyard Wind Secures Transmission Agreement With ISO-NE

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:14:38 +0000

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Vineyard Wind has announced a transmission agreement with ISO New England (ISO-NE) to deliver power to the system operator’s grid when the Vineyard Wind 1 project comes online. The 800-MW offshore wind farm, located about 15 miles off the cost of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, is expected to be the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm […]

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Vineyard Wind Secures Transmission Agreement With ISO-NE

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:14:38 +0000

The post Vineyard Wind Secures Transmission Agreement With ISO-NE appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Vineyard Wind has announced a transmission agreement with ISO New England (ISO-NE) to deliver power to the system operator’s grid when the Vineyard Wind 1 project comes online. The 800-MW offshore wind farm, located about 15 miles off the cost of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, is expected to be the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm […]

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New Jersey’s Plan To Cut Global Warming Emissions 80% By 2050

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 23:01:17 +0000

As I wrote earlier today, New Jersey has a legal requirement to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050, based on 2006 levels

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New Jersey: Need 100% Electric Car Sales By 2035

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 16:55:20 +0000

California recently announced a plan to start banning sales of gas cars in 2035, an increase in the timeline from an earlier plan to do so by 2040. Now the 11th most populated state in the country is following suit and going to do the same. Last week, New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection pushed to ban sales of new gas cars by 2035 as well

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