Energy technology

David Ferris



David reports on and coordinates coverage of the intersection of transportation and the electric grid. He has written extensively on the trends and personalities that drive technologies like energy storage and solar power. He has also posted dispatches from India, Russia, Cuba and Puerto Rico, where he led coverage of the epic hurricane and blackout. Earlier he served as an editor and columnist at Sierra and has freelanced for many publications including Popular Science and The New York Times.

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Gasoline car bans: EV savior or 'stupid' idea?

The Washington state Legislature this week considered a proposal that would make a motorhead choke on his energy drink: refusing to register any new car that runs on gasoline. But the idea behind it has more momentum than it might seem, including on the presidential campaign trail.