N.Y. unveils grid plan to reach 100% clean energy
Public utility officials in New York released a grid proposal this week in support of 100% clean electricity by 2040, warning that a crop of massive wind farms could otherwise be left stranded in the state.
Study: EVs 3 times more polluting than gas cars in some states
The grid may still be too coal-heavy in some parts of the United States for electric vehicles to be a better option for local air quality than gas cars, according to an analysis published yesterday by scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Stanford University.
IEA issues warning about low-CO2 energy technology
The world lacks the technological capacity to cut as much as three-quarters of global CO2 emissions by 2070 and will have to invest about $350 billion per year over the next two decades to develop new energy technologies, the International Energy Agency warned in a report last week.
Trump admin moves toward new wind tariffs
The Trump administration took a step toward slapping new tariffs on imported wind towers this week, despite warnings from the U.S. wind industry.
Will self-driving cars slow the EV boom? It depends
Electric cars will likely have to sacrifice range if they're also self-driving, but not so much that automakers will need to include gas engines as an inevitable part of autonomous models, according to a new study.