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Coronavirus crushed U.S. clean energy workforce in 2020; 400K-plus jobs still lost

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only devastated the U.S. health care system, but it’s taken a long-lasting direct hit on the nation’s once healthy clean energy industry. A new report by BW Research Partnership indicates...

SCE helps Pomona Fairplex install 200 EV chargers

Southern California Edison recently completed the largest Charge Ready electric vehicle charging project to date at the site of the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona — on time and under budget, even amid challenges related to COVID-19.

Electric truck maker hits 100,000 orders ahead of fall start

The light duty truck has a range of about 250 miles and is mainly being marketed to commercial customers such as utility companies and municipal governments.

Denver facility testing vehicle-to-building technology to reduce peak demand

Today, The Alliance Center, a Denver-based organization, announced a partnership with Fermata Energy, a clean technology company based in Charlottesville, VA, to use the energy stored in an electric vehicle (a Nissan LEAF) and power...
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What will it take in 2021 to push utilities over the grid edge?

By Kelvin Ross Hitachi ABB Power Grids experts share their insights on the advances they expect in 2021 to accommodate an electric-fueled future We’re at the electric tipping point as electric stoves, vehicles and construction equipment...
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In Chicago, ‘charging deserts’ part of racial divide on electric vehicles

By Audrey Henderson Public charging stations are most heavily concentrated in the city’s more affluent neighborhoods, creating a chicken/egg scenario for electric car adoption While electric vehicles are relatively uncommon in Chicago, city officials expect their...
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Neoenergia launches electric vehicle corridor in northeast Brazil

By Jonathan Spencer Jones Brazil energy distributor Neoenergia has started developing an 1,100km electric vehicle (EV) charging ‘green corridor’. The corridor will connect the state capitals of Salvador in Bahia and Natal in Rio Grande do...

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...

WPD investigating ‘on-the-go’ wireless electric vehicle charging

UK’s Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distribution network operator for the Midlands, South West and South Wales, today announced the launch of a new research project exploring the feasibility of wireless, ‘on-the-go’ charging...

Lion Electric successfully deploys V2G technology in New York with Con Edison

“V2G has been a trendy word in the EV industry for many years, but now we have proven that V2G is real thanks to our great partners at Con Edison, Nuvve, White Plains School District and National Express,” said Marc-Andre Page, Vice President of Commercial Operations at Lion Electric.