Big Oil Faces A Formidable Foe In Fight Against Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:52:08 +0000

Electric utilities are keen on electric vehicles these days — they see them as a future revenue source. Utilities from California to Florida to Michigan are sponsoring the installation of public charging stations, and some are offering rebates to customers for installing home chargers. To date, at least 50 utilities in 25 states have launched or proposed programs to encourage the buildout of charging infrastructure

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Vistra Will Close Another Illinois Coal Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:06:08 +0000

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A Vistra Energy subsidiary on Sept. 16 said it will close the nearly 60-year-old E.D. Edwards coal-fired plant in Bartonville, Illinois, by year-end 2022 under a settlement between the company and environmental groups the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Respiratory Health Association. The groups made a joint announcement Monday of the […]

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Help Normal People Learn About Electric Cars In Sarasota, Los Angeles, Huntsville, Oxnard, San Diego, Ventura, DC, Iowa City, Mexico City, Melbourne, Taipei, Etc.

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 06:11:27 +0000

National Drive Electric Week is starting. This annual event has been going on for nearly a decade to raise awareness around electric vehicles (EVs). It’s organized by Plug In America, the Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association, but the core of the work is in the grassroots around the United States and even now the world

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EIA: Gas, Renewables Outpacing Coal for Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 16:54:21 +0000

The percentage of coal-fired generation in the U.S. electricity mix will continue to decline, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said May 9, with gas-fired generation accounting for at least 40% of the nation’s power this summer and output from renewables continuing to rise. EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) said coal-fired units will produce only […]

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Official: FERC, Other Agencies Identifying ‘Critical’ Coal, Nuclear Plants

An official with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) told a nuclear industry group this week that the agency and Trump administration officials are trying to identify power plants they consider critical to the nation’s grid. The move is seen as part of the White House effort to prop up the struggling U.S. coal and […]

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