ComEd Adds First All-Electric Bucket Trucks to Its Growing Fleet of Electric Vehicles

ComEd on track to electrify 50 percent of its vehicle fleet and reduce operations-driven emissions by 50 percent by 2030 As part of its continued commitment to accelerate the electrification of transportation, ComEd yesterday announced the addition of two new, all-electric bucket trucks to its fleet. The addition of new, zero-emissions … [continued]

Helping Cities Achieve Just & Equitable Climate Futures Through Residential Energy Retrofits

Residential Energy Retrofits: NREL Leverages Partnerships and ResStock Tool To Help City of Chicago Set Priorities for Energy Efficiency, Affordability, Resiliency, Equity, and Transparency Already a pioneer in applied building simulations, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) expanded its partnerships to the city level, utilizing its ResStock™ tool and place-based data to … [continued]

Smart Solar Street Lights Spread With IoT Adoption

The role of the once lonely street light has been heavily rewritten so that it now serves as a major information gateway, runs on solar power, and is sensing and reporting far more than you might imagine. Indeed, the global market for the smart street light is projected at $18 billion per year by 2024. While that number may sound hard to believe, the next time you drive under a carport or walk across an intersection, just look up.