New York’s $306 Billion 2021 Infrastructure Plan — Largest In Nation

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 15:40:45 +0000

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has just announced that state’s 2021 infrastructure plan. It’s a $306 billion plan, making it the largest in the nation. The plan includes a lot of support for climate-friendly transportation solutions. Let’s take a quick look

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Solar & Wind Producers Back Tesla’s Direct Sales Push In New York

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 04:09:50 +0000

In New York, traditional auto dealers have been fighting against both Tesla and other automakers from allowing their customers to buy directly from them. It’s a tale as old as the EV movement — the dealerships don’t want Tesla or other automakers to sell directly to their customers

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NY Governor Cuomo Unleashes New Electric Bus Initiatives

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 03:02:27 +0000

More Than $16 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds and Technical Support for Five Large Transit Operators. Additional $2.5 Million Available Statewide for School Buses that Reduce Emissions

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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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New York V2G Project Using 5 Electric School Buses Is Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2020 02:38:38 +0000

Five Lion electric school buses are having their batteries hooked up to the Con Edison grid and trialling vehicle-to-grid (V2G) services

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Top 10 States For Renewable Energy, & Their Renewable Energy Splits

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:17:22 +0000

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published a special short profile on New York’s renewable energy leadership and split. What I found particularly interesting in the piece, though, was the variation in renewable energy splits in the different top states

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Mobile Morgues Needed In El Paso While Mississippi & North Dakota Hospitals Full

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 06:51:41 +0000

There are seemingly never-ending discussions going on about covid-19 stats and different government policies to deal with covid-19. There are many valid discussions and debates about these things. However, there has been one strain of argument that has irritated me quite a bit

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Cracking the Code on Recycling Energy Storage Batteries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 20:28:21 +0000

This is one of four blogs in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Please see the introductory post, as well as other entries on solar panels and wind turbines

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