Infrastructure

California, Maryland, and Florida lead nation in electric school bus adoption, report finds

Only 2% of American school districts have committed to one or more electric buses, according to a new report by the World Resources Institute.

Four ways to put EVs on our roads today

If the clean energy industry has shown us anything the past few years, it’s that it’s booming and ready to power our economy long into the future. The price declines in solar, wind, and battery storage have shown that renewables are available, economical, and growing.

Electric utilities plan DC fast-chargers up and down eastern US highways

Now 14 utilities representing 29 states plus DC and serving more than 60M customers have joined a coalition to speed EV adoption. The Electric Highway Coalition (EHC), a group of electric utilities working together to...

Energy Storage, Clean Power associations planning merger to strengthen U.S. renewable energy unity

The U.S. Energy Storage Association intends to merge with the American Clean Power Association in a move to spearhead transformative growth for renewable energies.

Like the solar transition, federal action is critical to launching the e-mobility economy

The e-mobility economy is coming; and, like we experienced with solar, it will lower costs for taxpayers, create new careers, and mitigate the costs of climate change.

EY report says EVs will gain market share much quicker than previously thought

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in the US, China and Europe will outstrip all other engines five years sooner than previously expected, according to new EY research and analysis. The latest predictions show that by 2028...

DISTRIBUTECH International Initiate! winner Electriphi acquired by Ford

Last week, Ford announced it is acquiring Electriphi, a California-based provider of charging management and fleet monitoring software for electric vehicles. Electriphi participated in (and won) DISTRIBUTECH’s 2020 Initiate! program, which brings startups to the annual...

Connecticut sets goal to deploy 1 GW of energy storage

This week Connecticut Governor Lamont signed a new law that will require the state to deploy 1 GW of energy storage by 2030 with milestone requirements every three years: 300 MW by 2024, 650...

Automated EV charging could help the US meet carbon reduction goals

A new study from Sense and Singularity Energy demonstrates the potential for significant carbon reductions from electric vehicle (EV) charging using a combination of smart home automation and location- and time-based carbon emissions data from...

Thursday’s eclipse reduced PV production

A partial solar eclipse last Thursday was expected to reduce solar energy production for a time. It underlines the importance of photovoltaic operators and utilities having backups, whether in the form of energy storage...