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California’s Clean Truck Rule: First Of Its Kind & Long Overdue

October 6th, 2019 | by NRDC

California officials are gearing up to launch a momentous new rule to tackle one of the largest sources of pollution in the state: medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. After years of deliberation and public input, the rule is the first of its kind and long overdue


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California Brings Planet To Climate Change Fight — CleanTechnica Interview

September 29th, 2019 | by Tina Casey

If the policymakers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue are serious about challenging California on climate change, they better upgrade their arsenal. Last week the Golden State set the Intertubes ablaze when it announced a new project that will unleash cutting edge satellites to track global greenhouse gas emissions with near-pinpoint resolution, and it has two heavy hitters on its side


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Trump Betrays Conservative Principles To Attack California, Tesla, & EVs

September 24th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Now that the legal battle between the Trump Administration and California over emissions standards is underway, we can get a good look “under the hood” at the legal arguments and strategies each side is using. Parties arguing in court will always do whatever it takes to support their own agenda, but this legal battle is particularly instructive


California Is Investing $95 Million Into Clean Transportation

September 21st, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

California has announced that it is investing $95 million into clean transportation with several goals in mind, including helping those living in disadvantaged communities get access to clean transportation


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GE Will Shutter California Natural Gas Plant 20 Years Early

June 21st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

General Electric is shuttering a natural gas powered generating station in southern California 20 years before the end of its normal useful life. Competition from solar and wind power plants have made it uneconomical to operate


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Hot! Tesla Opens First Public 250kW Supercharging Station In Fremont, California

June 7th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla is opening up its 250kW Supercharging V3 to the public for the very first time today with the addition of 8 new V3 stalls at its Fremont, California, factory. The new public V3 stalls are being opened to the public just 3 short months after Tesla first announced the new 250kW charging standard


Tesla Model S = #1 Large Luxury Car In California, Tesla Model X = #2 Midsize SUV, Chevy Bolt = #2 Subcompact Car

June 2nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I reported recently on the Tesla Model 3 being the #3 best selling car in California in the first quarter of this year (in terms of units sold), and Max Holland showed that it was also the #1 best selling car in California in terms of revenue for that time period. No other electric cars were in the top 10 overall, but a few did quite well in their respective segments


Sources Say Tesla Model Y Will Be Built In Fremont, California

May 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla employees tell CNBC the company has decided to build the Model Y there. The Model S and Model X will be consolidated into one assembly line to make room for Model Y production. They also say a refreshed Model S is coming in September.


BYD Goes Green With 2MW Solar Plus 2MWh Storage On Its California Factory

May 28th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

BYD is bringing a wee bit more sunshine into the grid with the announcement that it has partnered with Apparent, Inc. to develop a 2 megawatt solar installation at its Lancaster, California Coach & Bus plant. The installation will be paired with a 2 megawatt-hour stationary energy storage installation that will help the company to maximize the amount of power it uses from its own generation


Tesla Model 3 = #1 Top Selling Car In California In Terms Of Revenue — Q1 2019

May 25th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Demand for the Tesla Model 3 remains very high in California, with 15,805 sales throughout Q1 2019, giving it the #1 spot in terms of revenue out of all vehicle models sold — and by a huge margin (79% more than the runner up). As reported last night, it also held the third spot in terms of unit sales


Ciel et Terre Turns To PPA For California’s Largest Floating Solar System

May 23rd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

French floating solar specialist Ciel et Terre has begun installation of 1.78 megawatt floatovoltaic technology system at what it calls the largest floating solar system in California. To finance this project, the company has utilized a 25-year power purchase agreement for the first time, providing a lifetime savings of $4 million for the Town of Windsor



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