California Approves $44 Million for San Diego EV Charging

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:09:03 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Miles Muller  San Diego Gas & Electric will deploy roughly 2,000 new electric vehicle charging stations at apartment and workplaces across the San Diego region, under a $44 million program approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. The investment will allow the utility to help fill the need […]

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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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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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Stupid New Talking Point Against EVs: “You Need To Pay For The Roads! (That We Don’t Pay For)” — Part 2

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:57:52 +0000

Editor’s note: Following up on my pieces about the purpose of free EV charging and why the argument that electric vehicle drivers need to pay extra taxes & fees is nonsense, here’s one more article on why the argument that electric vehicle drivers need to pay extra taxes & fees is nonsense. This is a […]

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Stupid New Talking Point Against EVs: “You Need To Pay For The Roads! (That We Don’t Pay For)” — Part 1

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:51:22 +0000

After I wrote an article about spending $0 charging a couple of electric cars over nearly 3 years in Florida, some commenters chimed in with “friendly” (or not so friendly) criticism that I shouldn’t be grubbing off of the rest of society and not paying to charge my electric car, and also that I and […]

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Some In California Want To Slow Rooftop Solar Adoption — Does That Make Sense?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 01:18:57 +0000

California has more solar power installed than any other state — by far. It is also first in terms of percentage of the state’s electricity coming from solar, and third for solar power capacity per capita. Some are questioning if there’s too much solar power on the grid and joining the grid to keep incentivizing […]

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Canada Launches Electric Vehicle Awareness Campaign

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 23:15:49 +0000

Most of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions come from transportation, and the country is working a little bit harder (slightly harder) to cut those emissions by electrifying more cars, trucks, and SUVs. The Canadian government is launching an awareness campaign around zero-emissions vehicles to stimulate more adoption. It is a $50,000 investment that goes to the […]

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UK Labour Party Pushes For Electric Vehicle Revolution

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:47:19 +0000

The UK electric vehicle market has been hot, but it could be much hotter, and the Labour Party wants to make it so. Party leadership want to increase access to electric vehicles, increase charging infrastructure, and speed up EV adoption. Shadow Business Secretary Ed Miliband wants the UK to make the electric vehicle market more […]

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DOE Awards $110 Million to Small Businesses Pursuing Scientific, Clean Energy, and Climate Solutions

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 02:00:18 +0000

102 Projects Across America will Receive Seed Funding to Launch New Ideas to Market That Will Create Jobs

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