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The Electric Cars of the Future Are Already Here Today

Union of Concerned Scientists

I recently had the chance to visit the Los Angeles Auto Show and I was amazed at the number of electric vehicle (EV) offerings. The switch from gasoline to electric drive of course means new models, often with better performance and new features.

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Minnesota’s Carbon-Free Electricity Bill Clears Initial Hurdle

Environment + Energy Leader

Minnesota's transition to clean electricity cleared its first hurdle at the state Capitol on Wednesday. If the bill makes it into law, all electricity generated by the state's utilities would have to be carbon-free by 2040.

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Accelerating Electric Vehicle Adoption in 2022

Law and Environment

This past year represents a real turning point in the transition to electric vehicles, demonstrated by new major incentives and regulatory activities at both federal and state government levels and several notable accomplishments in the private sector.

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Hawaiian Electric’s Battery Bonus Program Hits Milestone

Environment + Energy Leader

Hawaiian Electric's Battery Bonus program, which offers customers a cash incentive and bill credits for adding battery storage to their rooftop solar systems, has reached a significant milestone on O'ahu, with 30% of its allotted capacity filled.

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Hydrogen or Electricity? Carmakers take Different Paths

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Hydrogen or Electricity? Air Clean Energy Energy Management Environmental Management Solar & Renewable Energy Transportation 21st Century Clean Transportation Plan automakers battery electric vehicles Green Research & Technology hydrogen

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Entergy's Electric Vehicle Investments Featured on EEI Electric Perspectives Podcast

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: This week is National Drive Electric Week, and we are highlighting the substantial investments that America’s electric companies are making to accelerate the electrification of transportation and the adoption of electric vehicles. SOURCE: Entergy Corporation.

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Cintas Discusses Electric Vehicle and Alternate-Fuel Vehicle Strategy

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) recently launched its electric vehicle pilot program, which will help Cintas evaluate the performance, durability and reliability of various EVs in a variety of business, weather and road conditions.

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Hydrogen or Electricity? Carmakers take Different Paths

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Hydrogen or Electricity? Air Clean Energy Energy Management Environmental Management Solar & Renewable Energy Transportation 21st Century Clean Transportation Plan automakers battery electric vehicles Green Research & Technology hydrogen

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Schneider Electric's Guide to ESG Reporting

3BL Media

SOURCE: Schneider Electric. Schneider Electric’s new guide to corporate ESG reporting was developed to provide a practical resource to help businesses understand the state of ESG reporting and make an action plan to build or mature their ESG reporting practice. About Schneider Electric.

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CCEP Fleet to be 100% Electric by 2026

Environment + Energy Leader

Netherlands-based Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has announced its intention to convert their fleet of 300 company cars into electric vehicles by 2026. The post CCEP Fleet to be 100% Electric by 2026 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Electric Vehicles

Union of Concerned Scientists

As part of the climate-focused changes, this bill includes significant changes to the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit. If passed, it could help accelerate the transition from gasoline to electricity with $7,500 for qualifying new EVs and a $4,000 credit for used EVs. .

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Cintas Electric Vehicle Program Shows Progress

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Cintas Electric Vehicle Program Shows Progress appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. The company is looking to expand the commercial fleet by 50 more vehicles next year. Clean Energy

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Advancing renewables through electricity restructuring

Legal Planet

Our electricity system will be crucial to decarbonization efforts, both because much of our current energy comes from electricity, and because decarbonizing sectors like transportation will require significant electrification.

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5 Ways Rural Drivers Benefit from Electric Vehicles

Union of Concerned Scientists

Rural drivers stand to benefit the most from switching to an electric vehicle (EV), regardless of the state they live in or the type of vehicle they drive. Transportation electric vehicles EVs rural America rural transportation

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Can the Electric Grid Handle EV Charging?

Union of Concerned Scientists

As the adoption of electric cars, trucks, and buses gains momentum, many people are wondering if the electric grid is up to the task of charging all of those vehicles. Can the power grid handle all the electric vehicles we buy in the next few years?

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Electric Vehicles Gaining Ground in Commercial Markets, Says EPIcenter

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Electric Vehicles Gaining Ground in Commercial Markets, Says EPIcenter appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Electricity Energy Management EV Charging Utilities

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Schneider Electric Ranked No. 1 PPA Marketplace Solution Provider

3BL Media

SOURCE: Schneider Electric. SUMMARY: Guidehouse Insights released its 2022 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) Marketplace Solution Providers leaderboard ranking Schneider Electric No. Schneider Electric is the leading advisor on corporate renewable energy procurement globally.

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PSE&G Receives Top Honor for Electric Vehicle Charging Program

3BL Media

December 20, 2022 /3BL Media — Public Service Electric and Gas Company , New Jersey’s largest utility with 2.3 million electric customers and 1.9 The 2022 Drive Electric Awards were presented in Los Angeles, CA in October 2022.

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Automakers Accelerate Electric Vehicle and Battery Production

Environment + Energy Leader

Decarbonization is a global goal, causing automakers to gear up their production of electric vehicles. The post Automakers Accelerate Electric Vehicle and Battery Production appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Is California About to Give Up the Driver’s Seat on Electric Vehicles?

Union of Concerned Scientists

Transportation California climate-change electric cars electric vehicles zevA rapid transition to zero-emissions vehicles is a critical solution to address the largest source of climate pollution in California.

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Are There Enough Materials to Manufacture All the Electric Vehicles Needed?  

Union of Concerned Scientists

The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is necessary to decrease climate-changing emissions. The switch from gasoline to electric presents a huge opportunity for efficient resource use. Transportation climate-change critical materials electric vehicles Lithium-ion batteries

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Electric Vehicles: Fact vs. Fiction (Part Four)

3BL Media

The fourth and final episode of our video series “EVs: Fact vs. Fiction” refutes the argument that electric vehicles are no better for the environment than gasoline-powered cars. KEYWORDS: NYSE:EIX, edison, electric vehicles. Energy NYSE:EIX edison electric vehicles

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Can You Plug an Electric Car into a Regular Outlet? And Other Charging Questions Answered

Union of Concerned Scientists

If you’re in the market for an electric car, then you are probably also in the market for an electric car charger. A major part of your electric car-buying research is figuring out what your refueling (which is to say charging) routine will be.

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Ask a Scientist: As Predicted, Electric Vehicles Are Getting Cleaner

Union of Concerned Scientists

I recently caught up with UCS Senior Engineer David Reichmuth to find out more about his new analysis on electric vehicles and ask his opinion on their short-term and long-term prospects. Uncategorized Ask a Scientist electric vehicles

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Gamesa Electric Experiences 182% Increase in Solar Orders

Environment + Energy Leader

The USA, Europe, and Latin America are the top regions utilizing Gamesa Electric's new Proteus inverter. The post Gamesa Electric Experiences 182% Increase in Solar Orders appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Methane Madness: 5 Reasons Why Natural Gas Doesn’t Belong in a Clean Electricity Payment Program

Union of Concerned Scientists

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Gamesa Electric Experiences 182% Increase in Solar Orders

Environment + Energy Leader

The USA, Europe, and Latin America are the top regions utilizing Gamesa Electric's new Proteus inverter. The post Gamesa Electric Experiences 182% Increase in Solar Orders appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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CCEP Fleet to be 100% Electric by 2026

Environment + Energy Leader

Netherlands-based Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has announced its intention to convert their fleet of 300 company cars into electric vehicles by 2026. The post CCEP Fleet to be 100% Electric by 2026 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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What Are the Benefits of Switching from Gasoline-Powered Cars and Trucks to Electric?

Union of Concerned Scientists

Electric vehicles (EVs) can eliminate tailpipe emissions altogether and so are an attractive option for reducing both global-warming and smog-forming air pollution. While EVs can have no tailpipe emissions, there are emissions from electricity generation.

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CNH Industrial Presents First Electric Tractor Prototype With Autonomous Features

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: December 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CNH Industrial revealed the New Holland T4 Electric Power – the industry’s first all-electric light utility tractor prototype with autonomous features – at its Tech Day in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

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Electric Vehicles: Fact vs. Fiction (Part One)

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: It’s time to dispel some persistent misconceptions about electric vehicles. Tweet me: It’s time to dispel some persistent misconceptions about electric vehicles. KEYWORDS: NYSE:EIX, Edison International, electric vehicles.

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SCA and Scania Develop Electric Timber Trucks

Environment + Energy Leader

SCA, together with Scania, has developed the world's first electric timber truck with a capacity of 80 metric tons. The post SCA and Scania Develop Electric Timber Trucks appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Allegiant Teams with Schneider Electric to Tackle ESG Goals

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Allegiant Teams with Schneider Electric to Tackle ESG Goals appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Light Electric Vehicles Market to Reach $123B by 2027

Environment + Energy Leader

Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) Market is projected to grow from $78.5 The post Light Electric Vehicles Market to Reach $123B by 2027 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. billion in 2022 to $122.7 billion by 2027.

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Schneider Electric and Microplásticos Work Together To Decarbonize Supply Chain

3BL Media

SOURCE: Schneider Electric. Collaboration will support Schneider Electric’s Zero Carbon Project to decarbonize supply chain. In addition, Schneider Electric launched ‘The Zero Carbon Project’ to partner with its top 1,000 suppliers to halve their operations’ CO2 emissions by 2025.

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Bridgestone Designs Tire for Electric Buses

Environment + Energy Leader

A tire designed to help increase the efficiency of electric buses is being introduced by Bridgestone. The post Bridgestone Designs Tire for Electric Buses appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Charlotte Adds Electric Fire Truck for Sustainable Firehouse

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Charlotte Adds Electric Fire Truck for Sustainable Firehouse appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. The engine with a 327-kilowatt-hour charge is set to make calls in 2024.

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Automakers Accelerate Electric Vehicle and Battery Production

Environment + Energy Leader

Decarbonization is a global goal, causing automakers to gear up their production of electric vehicles. The post Automakers Accelerate Electric Vehicle and Battery Production appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Honda, Sony Plan New Electric Vehicle Operation

Environment + Energy Leader

Honda and Sony say they are partnering to form a new company to produce electric vehicles. The post Honda, Sony Plan New Electric Vehicle Operation appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Walmart, Ørsted, and Schneider Electric Announce First Cohort for Renewable Energy Supply Chain Program: Gigaton PPA

3BL Media

SOURCE: Schneider Electric. Ørsted, and Schneider Electric today announced that they have successfully convened the first cohort of suppliers to participate in Walmart’s renewable energy accelerator: Gigaton PPA. About Schneider Electric .

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Dispelling Misconceptions About Electric Vehicles: Fact vs. Fiction

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Energized by Edison , our company's digital platform for storytelling, recently published a four-part video series about electric vehicles (EVs). Here's what SCE is doing to ensure the grid is ready: Electric Vehicles: Fact vs. Fiction (Part One) | Energized by Edison.

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Ask a Scientist: In Search of a ‘Green’ Electric Car Battery

Union of Concerned Scientists

First commercialized in 1991, their cost has declined by a remarkable 97 percent over the last three decades, enabling the rapid growth of mobile phones, laptops and more recently, electric cars. Transportation Ask a Scientist electric vehicles EV batteries EVs lithium ion batteries

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Cintas Launches First Electric Vehicle in Pilot Program

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) recently launched its electric vehicle pilot program in early 2022 when the first vehicle was deployed in the Los Angeles area. KEYWORDS: NASDAQ:CTAS, Cintas, Cintas Corporation, electric vehicles.