Hold On To Your Hats, There’s A New (& Old) US Department Of Energy In Town

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:45:14 +0000

New Biden team set to pick up torch from US Department of Energy, which has kept the clean tech engine running all these years

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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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U.S. Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University & Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 22:34:20 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it is partnering with Youngstown State University and DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to advance workforce development for the battery manufacturing industry. The $1 million project will assist

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Hours Before Inauguration, Clean Power Got A Clean Slate From Federal Court

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 18:36:37 +0000

The EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy rule has bitten the dust thanks to the DC Circuit Court, clearing the way for Clean Power Plan

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US Air Force Decarbonizes On Wings Of Energy Efficiency

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:25:32 +0000

A major new energy efficiency project in Japan gives the US Air Force a jump on President-elect Joe Biden’s climate action plan

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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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ENGIE Installed Nearly 2 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy in US in 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 03:00:07 +0000

ENGIE has more power capacity installed globally than any other country. In recent years, it has made a strong shift to renewable energy. In North America, almost 100% of its installed power capacity comes from renewable energy or other low-carbon power (i.e., nuclear)

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US Defense Dept. Doubles Down On Renewable Energy, DERS

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 17:16:30 +0000

Like a crouching tiger, the hidden dragon of the US renewable energy industry has spent four years waiting for an ally in the Oval Office.

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Nuclear & Coal Will Account for Majority of U.S. Generating Capacity Retirements in 2021

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:16:03 +0000

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, 9.1 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity is scheduled to retire in 2021. Nuclear generating capacity will account for the largest share of total capacity retirements (56%), followed by coal (30%)

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Failed Insurrection Fails To Stop US Solar Power Juggernaut

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:22:16 +0000

US Energy Department really, really wants you to know that the US solar power revolution is alive and kicking

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