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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Michigan & Ohio EV Charging Programs Set For Approval

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 03:13:24 +0000

Electric utilities in the Midwest are increasingly helping their customers drive on electricity, a reliably cheaper and increasingly cleaner fuel

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FirstEnergy Fires CEO as Nuclear Bailout Probe Continues

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:58:24 +0000

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FirstEnergy Corp. President and CEO Charles “Chuck” Jones was fired late Thursday after an internal review found Jones and two other company executives violated company policies in connection with an alleged bribery scheme. The case is connected to a legislative bailout of the state’s nuclear power plants that occurred in 2019. The law, known as […]

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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Vistra Shuttering More Coal, Adding Solar and Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:30:25 +0000

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Vistra has announced seven new renewable energy projects that will add about 1,000 MW of solar and energy storage to the company’s generation fleet. The company also said it would retire its coal-fired power plants in Illinois and Ohio as part of an effort to reduce carbon emissions as it established new long-term emissions reduction […]

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Lordstown on the Electrification of Pickup Trucks — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:36:58 +0000

Lordstown Motors Endurance electric pickup truckCleanTechnica and Forth are hosting a webinar on electric pickup trucks to celebrate Drive Electric Week on September 30, 2020. One of our panelists will be Cynthia Maves, a sales manager at Lordstown Motors. Lordstown is the company repurposing the shuttered GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, to produce electric pickup trucks for commercial fleets

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GM’s Ultium Battery Factory Is Sprouting Up In Ohio

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 02:39:16 +0000

GM formed a joint venture with LG Chem earlier this year, Ultium Cells LLC, and CleanTechnica was lucky to talk at length with GM President Mark Reuss about this and the company’s electrification plans just before a certain infamous coronavirus shut the country down. The Ultium battery factory in Ohio is sprouting now

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