Center for American Progress

BlueOval City factory construction. Image courtesy of Ford.

Inflation Reduction Act Drives $92 Billion Investment In EV Production, 84,000 Jobs In USA

The Inflation Reduction Act has been an enormous stimulus for the electric vehicle sector in the US. It is underrated and under-acknowledged for how it has brought manufacturing and mining jobs to the United States, not to mention retained many. People may think that EV sales and production in the … [continued]

Elon Musk: Should Have 1000 Ventilators Next Week, + 250,000 N95 Masks For Hospitals Tomorrow…

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel said on MSNBC on Friday, March 20, that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told him it would probably take 8–10 weeks to get ventilator production started at his factories (he’s working on this at Tesla and SpaceX). I reached out to Musk for clarification on that topic and he replied that, “We have 250k N95 masks. Aiming to start distributing those to hospitals tomorrow night. Should have over 1000 ventilators by next week.”

Multilateral Banks Pile Onto Mexico Solar

Mexico’s phenomenal solar expansion over the last three years makes it one of the fastest growing solar nations on the planet. Much of this growth has been financed by a host of multilateral development banks, including several from the United States. Four of these banks have just committed to an 80 megawatt project in Chihuahua state being developed by Spain’s X-Elio.