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MISO electric vehicle prospects increase (3 out of 3)

With the increase in Electric Vehicles' availability in Midwest states, it is time to acknowledge the opportunities for charging EVs at MISO, the regional grid operator. Aggregated EVs can be a distributed energy resource (DER). Therefore, aggregators are ideally positioned to bid EVs into the MISO market. MISO and other grid operators can enable EV prospects by allowing aggregated EVs to participate in the energy markets.

10 things bus fleets need in order to electrify (part 2 of 2)

by Alison Wiley The electric bus world is growing rapidly, with more purchase orders being placed for them weekly, massive federal funding for them being proposed, and Lion’s announcement of going public and building a huge e-bus manufacturing plant in Illinois...

Charging forward with the EV revolution in the US

As individual states across the U.S. work towards increasingly ambitious net zero emissions targets, the logistics of how these targets can be achieved and where investment should be made is at the forefront of decision-makers' minds.
Electric vehicles

Consumers Energy announces new EV program

Michigan-based Consumers Energy is accelerating the electric vehicle (EV) transformation with a new program to help businesses statewide transition to carbon-free EVs. The utility’s PowerMIFleet program will focus on Michigan businesses, offering expertise and...

Virginia advocates seek path forward for electric school buses despite lack of state funds

by Elizabeth McGowan, Energy News Network An ambitious measure to convert Virginia’s fleet of 17,000 diesel-powered school buses to quieter and cleaner electric models over a decade was praised by health and environmental advocates when...

How EVs can advance environmental justice

n my view, making EVs and charging infrastructure accessible to all drivers is crucial for achieving clean transportation and energy justice.

Hawaiian Electric needs to ramp up rooftop solar, seeks customer input

Release of the CER strategy follows a year of consultation and cooperation with the rooftop solar industry
Wind Turbines

A decidedly impartial review of Mark Jacobson’s 100% Clean, Renewable Energy and Storage for...

Happy Earth Day 2021! When you’ve followed the evolving research of a leading clean energy expert and become a supporter of his vision for a global clean energy transition, it should come as no surprise...

How ‘green’ are electric cars?

It is important to address the huge implications for our natural resources not only to produce green technologies like electric cars, but to keep them charged.
School Buses Lined Up

10 things bus fleets need in order to electrify (Part 1 of 2)

by Alison Wiley “I don’t understand this contract at all,” a Transportation Director of a medium-sized school district recently told me. Thad (not his real name) had been running buses for decades, almost all diesels, like...