Hold On To Your Hats, There’s A New (& Old) US Department Of Energy In Town

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:45:14 +0000

New Biden team set to pick up torch from US Department of Energy, which has kept the clean tech engine running all these years

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Rocky Mountain Institute Report Highlights How Fleet Managers Can Prepare For Coming Wave Of Electrified Vehicles

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 04:57:15 +0000

Steep Climb Ahead—How Fleet Managers Can Prepare for the Coming Wave of Electrified Vehicles offers the first comprehensive assessment of how major US fleet managers are approaching the electrification of their fleets. It is based on RMI’s survey of 91 fleet managers operating large fleets, as well as 18 in-depth interviews conducted with fleet managers

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Fleet Owners: For Big Savings, Plan Now For Electrification

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 21:57:32 +0000

Today, most fleets are at an early stage of EV adoption and their approach is incremental — e.g., buy a few vehicles and a few chargers each year. In our recently-released report Steep Climb Ahead

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Secretary Pete: Transportation Dept. Should Be A Climate Agency

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:12:18 +0000

President Joe Biden’s decision to nominate Pete Buttigieg to lead the Department of Transportation may be among the most consequential of his presidency

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BYD Will Sell 1,002 More Electric Buses To Bogotá, Colombia

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:29:03 +0000

We recently reported that a stunning 470 BYD electric buses were headed to Bogotá, Colombia. That was apparently the warmup act. BYD has now been selected to provide the city with 1,002 more electric buses. This comes from winning an open tender the city put out

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Our Biden Charging Station Plan — Update

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:01:15 +0000

In a previous article, I introduced a draft plan to help the Biden Administration get the most from their plan to add 500,000 EV charging stations. I wanted to give readers a quick update and and solicit more input

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After 4 Decades of Solar Photovoltaic Research, NREL Is Just Getting Started

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 04:48:04 +0000

When the Solar Energy Research Institute was first envisioned, the United States was only months out of the oil embargo crisis of 1973–74. The new research institute was a response to this crisis and part of a national effort to find new, more reliable sources of energy

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Exclusive Interview: Mayor of America’s 10th Largest City on Benefits & Challenges of Electrification

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 04:22:16 +0000

I’ve been following San Jose’s Mayor, Sam Liccardo, for some time. In 2019, I heard from environmentalists in California about how he was instrumental in getting all-electric building legislation through the city council of the nation’s 10th largest city. I’ve also been tracking San Jose’s nation-leading efforts in clean electricity and electric vehicles

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U.S. Manufacturers Invited to Participate in Distributed Wind Technology Innovation

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 02:16:29 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) and is accepting applications for the DOE Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP) for distributed wind

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Under Biden Administration, Passenger Car Regulations Must Keep Up With Opportunity

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 23:00:33 +0000

With a new administration taking office and a new decade upon us, it’s a perfect opportunity to recommit to holding the automobile industry accountable under the Clean Air Act

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