October 2nd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
Electric utilities are keen on electric vehicles these days — they see them as a future revenue source. Utilities from California to Florida to Michigan are sponsoring the installation of public charging stations, and some are offering rebates to customers for installing home chargers. To date, at least 50 utilities in 25 states have launched or proposed programs to encourage the buildout of charging infrastructure
February 24th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse
Before I get to the letter, I should let you know, I don't hate the Koch brothers like many readers do. I have worked with some of the organizations they support, like Americans for Prosperity (I worked with them to oppose government funding of sports stadiums, which benefit well connected rich sport fans but hurt everyone else) and several other projects, including criminal justice reform. Admittedly, I do also hate some of the actions that they have been accused of, like spreading misinformation on electric vehicles (EVs)
September 6th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Tesla’s vehicles are the three top-selling EVs in the US market. Model S has been consistently outselling every competing large luxury sedan for years, and it appears as if Model 3 will similarly dominate the small sedan segment. The company continues merrily producing 5,000 Model 3s per week, and teardowns by two sets of auto industry experts (Munro & Associates and a group commissioned by German automakers) have concluded that the new EV should deliver a healthy profit margin
June 5th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
In the past 9 years, the US Congress had become a place where representatives are afraid to talk about climate change. How did that happen? Money, and lots of it, thanks to Citizens United.
October 15th, 2014 | by James Ayre
The heirs and still majority owners of the Walmart fortune, the Walton family, have been spending millions of dollars in [&hellip
June 23rd, 2014 | by AWEA
Into the Wind By David Ward Wind power is supported by a wide majority of Americans and evidence suggests that where there’s more [&hellip
October 2nd, 2013 | by Tina Casey
Our old friends over at Americans for Prosperity must have had an epiphany of sorts. In its effort to lobby [&hellip
July 29th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Here are some top solar energy, wind energy, and energy efficiency stories we think are worth a read (after you’ve [&hellip
December 18th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Other than our own stories, here’s some top cleantech and climate news of the day: Solar Power Top PV [&hellip
June 13th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
First of all, before I get into this piece, I want to be sure to point out one thing: [&hellip
May 9th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer
DeSmogBlog has exposed the memo of a U.S. based propaganda plot to coordinate fossil-funded groups to turn public opinion against wind [&hellip
April 30th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
After pouring more than $8.4 million into bogus energy attack ads since November, the oil industry front group Americans For Prosperity announced yet another major ad buy of $6.1 million in eight states.
January 19th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
The Koch-funded political advocacy organization Americans for Prosperity is unleashing another multi-million campaign to play up the Solyndra bankruptcy in key election states.
After the release of 180,000 pages of documents and months of a heavily-politicized Congressional investigation that included testimony from Energy Secretary Steven Chu, there is still no evidence that the loan guarantee issued to the now-bankrupt solar company Solyndra was a political favor, or that any official in the Administration did anything illegal.
October 22nd, 2010 | by Tina Casey
A new survey indicates that voters are more likely to support candidates who support clean energy legislation, when the survey [&hellip
October 18th, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer
In an article in the New York Times, US to Investigate China’s Clean Energy Aid, Senator Schumer voiced a complaint [&hellip
September 13th, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer
The DOE is headed up by Steven Chu, who has totally revamped the Department of Energy from a fossil friendly [&hellip