"States joining California in this suit are part of a broader movement of states, cities, and businesses that are driving down emissions without any help from Washington.”
SolSmart’s 200 designees are located in 35 states and the District of Columbia, encompassing more than 59 million Americans.
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With few alternatives, utilities are spending their money—and carmakers’ cash—to get people hooked on batteries.
“There really has been a convergence of factors over the last four or five years that has made this a really good time for New York to jump in,” according to Proterra's chief commercial officer.
States can spend as much as 15 percent of their payout to subsidize construction of public charging stations for electric cars.
The transition away from transit powered by fossil fuels is happening at a slower pace in the U.S. and Europe.
Can Puerto Rico build a state-of-the-art, renewable, distributed electric system better prepared to take on the needs of the island, and any future disasters?
Range anxiety? Get an 18-ton electric bus.
There's a broader debate about whether charging stations need to be built to create a market for electric cars, or vice versa, and whether the money should come from electric customers, private charging station companies or automakers.
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Plugging batteries into the electrical grid may be the solution states are looking for to meet their renewable energy goals.
The company’s “Project Sunroof” now shows you which of your friends have already put solar panels on their roof.
In the nation’s third-largest city, municipal buildings accounted for 1.8 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in 2016.
The District of Columbia has embarked on an aggressive clean-energy plan, but a big challenge will be making sure it doesn't worsen existing inequalities.
By introducing personal choice into the energy purchasing equation, Athens County is empowering residents to reduce their consumption.
“It was a tremendous thing to get the coal severance tax,” said the chairman of the Wise County, Virginia Board of Supervisors. “That's all but gone now.”
As the shift away from coal continues, “pay attention to the activity in the states, because that’s where the primary activity is,” says former Gov. Bill Ritter.
This $15 million pilot, part of New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision, seeks to transform these distributed solar power into single source of electricity.
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