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California center launches to help e-mobility early-stage companies achieve commercialization

The anticipated launch of the California Mobility Center (CMC) was made official last week as it formally shifted into full commercial operations in support of its mission to accelerate the pace of future mobility commercialization in...

Granholm sworn in as 16th Secretary at U.S. Department of Energy

Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in Feb. 25 as the 16th Secretary of Energy by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, after a confirmation vote of 64-35 in the U.S. Senate. Secretary Granholm is only the...
EV Charging

EV prospects increasing in MISO region, Part 1 of 3

With the increase in Electric Vehicles' availability in Midwest states, it is time to acknowledge the opportunities for charging EVs at the MISO regional grid operator level. Compared to other grid operators, MISO is...
ZETA Launch

Innovative policy will help America lead the transition to electric transportation

Transitioning the transportation sector to electricity is going to be transformative, and not just to the incumbent industry; it will create new companies, jobs, and change how we interact with our cars, trucks, buses, trains and ships.

EDF Renewables acquires EnterSolar; capitalizing on growth in C&I solar market

EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) announced that it has acquired 100-percent of EnterSolar, a provider of solar solutions to corporate commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. EDFR previously held a 50-percent interest in EnterSolar in a partnership...

V2B? It’s happening in Denver

New 'vehicle-to-building' technology would provide peak management, lower costs for building owners. Today, The Alliance Center, a Denver-based organization, announced a partnership with Fermata Energy, a clean technology company based in Charlottesville, VA, to use...

Improving energy storage will be crucial to a smooth energy transition

By Jason Goodhand, Global Business Lead – Storage, DNV GL - Energy Many future power systems will be governed by variable and intermittent generation from renewables. Operators will therefore need to maintain the reliability and...

Hydrogen hype in the air

Clean Energy Group raises concerns about harmful NOx emissions from new industry plans to burn hydrogen in fossil fuel power plants; calls for pause in permitting proposals until independent public health investigations are conducted -- particularly to study potentially dangerous air pollution impacts in environmental justice communities.

Annual survey finds battery prices dropped 13% in 2020

Lithium-ion battery pack prices, which were above $1,100 per kilowatt-hour (KWh) in 2010, have fallen 89% to $137/kWh in 2020. By 2023, average prices will be close to $100/kWh, according to the latest forecast...

Roaring into 2021 with the energy policies that matter

For many, 2020 has been the worst year in living memory. But, amidst the doom and gloom, there have been positive news stories relating to energy and the environment. Most of us saw the...