Governor Cuomo Announces New Competitive Program To Retain New York’s Existing Renewable Energy Resources

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 04:00:21 +0000

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a new large-scale renewable energy procurement program, known as Competitive Tier 2, which will retain New York’s existing renewable energy resources, promote lower statewide carbon emissions, and help support the state’s economic recovery by increasing in-state competition and reducing energy costs

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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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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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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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5 Key Steps For Electric Bus Success In Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 14:38:53 +0000

As cities across Europe implement measures to achieve ambitious environmental strategies, there is pressure on the transport sector to decarbonise as fast as possible

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Denmark, Luxembourg, & Netherlands Lead On Electric Buses In Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:07:34 +0000

Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment

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2021: The Year the Rubber Meets the Road for Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:43:21 +0000

2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the electric vehicle. While this is true across weight classes and duty cycles, perhaps none are better positioned for growth than trucks

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Demand Flexibility Is Critical — Use It When We Have It

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:12:35 +0000

To stave off the worst effects of the climate crisis, we must urgently transition from polluting fossil fuels to emissions-free energy. The large-scale deployment of renewable energy to replace polluting power plants and rapid electrification of our buildings, vehicles and industries are necessary pillars to achieving this transition

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Colorado Approves $110 Million Transportation Electrification Plan

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:31:02 +0000

Xcel Energy will deploy approximately 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at residential, commercial, and public sites across Colorado, under a $110 million plan formally approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission this week

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