Electrify Everything — Save Tons of Money!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 04:22:00 +0000

Running our energy system on renewable electricity will save every family in America thousands of dollars per year, create tens of millions of jobs and make our lives way more awesome

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US Energy 2050: 100% Carbon Free, 100% Electric, Up Our Game 6× (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Brad Rouse| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 01:41:03 +0000

The energy system by 2050 can be completely transformed from where it is today, but we will need to really pick up the pace. We need to go from adding 20 or so gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar a year to around 130 GW a year for the next 30 years. This article goes through the numbers. 

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NRDC Sues US Department Of Energy Over Efficiency Standards Process Changes

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 00:07:38 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. by Joe Vukovich NRDC sued the U.S. Department of Energy yesterday for once again altering its energy efficiency standards-setting process to make it more difficult to set rigorous energy-saving levels for America’s appliances and equipment. We believe this change will harm consumers — especially low-income households — and create [&hellip

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Tesla’s Next 10 Years, Cutting Tesla Tire Costs, Consumer Reports On EV Savings — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 21:21:44 +0000

It’s time for another biweekly top 20 here on CleanTechnica. The following are the 20 stories published on CleanTechnica in the past two weeks that got the most eyeballs

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US Department Of Energy Announces >$7 Million To Protect Electric Grid From Cyberattacks In Michigan

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:19:44 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $7 million in funding for Michigan-based cybersecurity company, The Dream Team LLC (DTLLC) to develop a first-of-its-kind infrastructure that protects the electric grid from cyber-attacks on electric vehicles (EV) and electric vehicle charging systems. Once developed, testing of the electric roadways and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology will be conducted at the world-renowned American Center for Mobility (ACM)

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Electric Cars Will Treble Market Share This Year In Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:10:40 +0000

EU standards are driving electric cars towards 10% of sales, and 15% in 2021. But lax targets for 2025 and 2030 would see EV sales stagnate for a decade

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Electric Cars Booming In Europe, But UK Growth Threatened Without New Regulations

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 20:49:07 +0000

EU rules are driving electric cars towards 10% of sales, and 15% in 2021. But UK supply likely to dry up without new regulations

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Oil & Gas Leasing Is Off The Rails

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 19:08:29 +0000

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, the Bureau of Land Management has held 13 lease sales for drillers looking to lock up cheap oil and gas rights at the expense of U.S. taxpayers, clean air, clean water, vital wildlife habitat, and pristine wildlands

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Climate Lawsuits — Ask A Scientist

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 18:54:04 +0000

This summer Connecticut, Delaware and Minnesota joined some 20 states, cities and counties across the country that have filed climate change lawsuits against fossil fuel companies, charging that they have been aware of the threat their products pose to the climate for decades and deliberately misled the public about the reality and seriousness of global warming

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New York Pathways To Bus & Truck Electrification

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2020 18:11:21 +0000

To achieve New York’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals outlined in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), New York needs to aggressively reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector — the largest source of emissions in the state

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