Science & Environmental Communities Call on Biden & Congress to Decarbonize Transportation & Power Generation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 02:17:39 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By Jonna Hamilton President Biden recently unveiled his American Jobs Plan — a two trillion-dollar package with significant investments in infrastructure, advanced technologies, and jobs that will reduce our global warming emissions. Next week, he will host the Leaders’ Climate Summit on Earth Day where he will likely announce how he […]

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30 Gigawatt US Offshore Wind Target To Support 77,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:19:43 +0000

National Offshore Wind Goal To Support 77,000 Jobs, Power 10 Million Homes, Cut 78 Million Metric Tons in Carbon Emissions. Energy Secretary Granholm Announces Ambitious New 30GW Offshore Wind Deployment Target by 2030.

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California Energy Commission Announces Nation’s 1st Incentive Project For Zero-Emission Truck & Bus Infrastructure

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 02:38:39 +0000

Today during a virtual event, the  California Energy Commission (CEC)  announced approval of a first-of-its-kind project to accelerate the deployment of infrastructure needed to fuel zero-emission trucks, buses and equipment. Administered by CALSTART, the EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles (Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles) project will use a concierge-like model working directly with eligible applicants to help plan and fund the […]

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63% of Europeans Living in Cities Support EU Ban on Petrol & Diesel Car Sales after 2030

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 23:27:44 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Almost two-thirds of urban residents support banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in Europe after 2030, according to a new YouGov online poll in 15 European cities. A Europe-wide phase-out of fossil-fuel car sales is one option for EU lawmakers as they prepare sweeping legislation […]

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Sec. Pete Buttigieg Is Doing What’s Needed On The Infrastructure Bill

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:05:27 +0000

Let’s face it: it’s going to be a tough sell to get an infrastructure bill passed, regardless of how badly it’s needed. Former transportation secretary Ray LaHood said, “America is one big pothole right now,” and he was right when he said that years ago. We keep falling further and further behind not just on […]

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Army Corps Allows Dakota Access Pipeline To Operate Without Proper Authorization

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 03:43:16 +0000

The Army Corps of Engineers will allow the Dakota Access pipeline to continue operating while the Corps conducts an environmental review of the project, continuing the posture of the Trump administration. The Biden administration’s decision to allow the pipeline to continue operating without granting a permanent easement surprised U.S. District Judge James Boasberg and outraged lawyers representing […]

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Spain To Subsidize Electric Vehicle Sales With €800 Million To 2023

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:01:37 +0000

The Spanish government will spend up to €800 million (~$950 million) until 2023 to push electric car sales, Reuters reports. Spain’s Energy Ministry made the announcement last week. Private buyers will be qualified for subsidies of up to €7,000 per vehicle. Authorities in small towns, as well as companies purchasing fleets to use them as […]

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LG Energy & SK Innovation Kiss & Make Up, Promise To Work Together In Harmony

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 23:45:54 +0000

Under pressure from the Biden administration, LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation have resolved their long running legal battle.

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