2 Equitable Transportation Coalitions Issue Reports & Push For Progress

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 03:28:05 +0000

The 37-member CHARGE coalition has called on the Biden administration to electrify public transit and expand EV charging infrastructure with a focus on communities historically underserved by transportation and overburdened by transportation-related pollution. Also, Thursday, the 21-group TEEM (Toward Equitable Electric Mobility) initiative released its review of California clean mobility equity programs with recommendations for improvement. […]

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Virginia Drives Into A Cleaner Future

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:30:49 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kathy Harris, Walton Shepherd Virginia Governor Northam signed into law a bill to join 17 other states that have adopted or are considering adoption of a “Clean Cars” program — setting the Commonwealth up to become the leader in electric vehicles in the South. By adopting a Clean Cars […]

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Tesla Energy Opening Warehouse In Virginia, + Tesla Solar Roof Advantage In Snow

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2021 02:15:21 +0000

Tesla is getting ready to open a warehouse in the historic Manchester area of Richmond, Virginia, Richmond Biz Sense reports. The location will be 300 Stockton Street and is around 19,500 square feet according to the city documents. The warehouse is related to Tesla’s energy business, not its car business. Tesla, which offers solar panels, […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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GE Suing Siemens, Alleging ‘Stolen Trade Secrets’

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:10:39 +0000

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General Electric (GE) has filed a lawsuit accusing “willful and malicious misappropriation of GE’s trade secrets” by Siemens Energy, charging that a current Siemens employee “knowingly and surreptitiously” received GE intellectual property, which led to Siemens using the information to improve its own bids for lucrative contracts supplying gas turbines to utilities. GE in the […]

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GE Suing Siemens, Alleging ‘Stolen Trade Secrets’

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:10:39 +0000

The post GE Suing Siemens, Alleging ‘Stolen Trade Secrets’ appeared first on POWER Magazine.

General Electric (GE) has filed a lawsuit accusing “willful and malicious misappropriation of GE’s trade secrets” by Siemens Energy, charging that a current Siemens employee “knowingly and surreptitiously” received GE intellectual property, which led to Siemens using the information to improve its own bids for lucrative contracts supplying gas turbines to utilities. GE in the […]

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States & Cities Are Driving Climate & Clean Energy Progress

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 23:02:46 +0000

Part of NRDC’s Series Reviewing 2020 Climate & Clean Energy Developments

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2020’s Top Wind Energy R&D Achievements

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:31:05 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) provides global leadership in fundamental wind energy science research, development, and validation activities that enable low-cost wind energy. The office pursues opportunities across all U.S. wind sectors — land-based utility-scale wind, offshore wind, distributed wind — as well as addressing market barriers and system integration

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Take Me Home, Country Roads: New Study on Clean Transportation Strategies in Rural Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 00:41:54 +0000

A new study from M. J. Bradley & Associates, together with Union of Concerned Scientists, shows how rural communities in four states, Maine, Maryland, Vermont and Virginia, can benefit from clean transportation solutions, resulting in significant economic gains and reduced global warming emissions

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New Electric School Buses In Virginia & Massachusetts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 08:49:42 +0000

Dominion Energy has an “Electric School Bus Initiative” in Virginia that involves the eventual rollout of 50 electric school buses in just its first phase

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