Electric Vehicles

Infrastructure, reconciliation packages bring Biden’s emissions target within reach, Schumer says

Schumer's office said the Clean Electricity Payment Program and tax credits for renewable energy sources will make the biggest impact.

Utility vehicles at the crossroad of electrification, automation and connectivity

The benefits of electric technology go beyond noise-reduction and safety, of course. And utility companies aren’t the only machine owners and operators interested in the merits; equipment rental firms and utility contractors are noticing these technology advances.
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How smart energy networks will transform lives

In just a few years time, when the majority of energy meters are digitalized, the smart networks that will evolve inside our homes will help to change the way we live.
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Two Calif school districts and a transit authority tap ENGIE for fleet electrification

ENGIE North America, through its various subsidiaries and affiliates, announced today new K-12 fleet and transit agency customers: El Monte Union High School District (UHSD), Grossmont Union HSD and Victor Valley Transit Authority.

Connecticut regulators plan major growth in battery storage, EV charging

Connecticut regulators have finalized new rules paving the way for a major expansion of battery storage and electric vehicle charging, part of a broader effort to modernize the state’s electric grid. 
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US utility plans to switch 1200 vehicles to electric by 2030

The nation's largest public utility plans to switch out 1,200 of its vehicles for electric ones by 2030, furthering its role in that market for a power supplier that also plans to help add charging stations across the region, the utility's top official said Wednesday.

What’s inside the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure bill for utilities

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has passed a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan plan to rebuild roads and bridges, modernize public works systems and boost broadband internet, among other improvements to the nation's infrastructure.

Mitsubishi Electric acquires DERMS provider Smarter Grid Solutions

Today, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, and its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc., announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire UK based Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS). SGS is a global provider of distributed energy resources management software (DERMS) for power distribution utilities and DER operators.

‘Nowhere to run’: UN report says global warming nears limits

Temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a report released Monday that the United Nations called a “code red for humanity.”

US automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles

Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade.