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Investing in America: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1.8 Billion in Infrastructure Grants Across the Country

From improving road safety to revitalizing communities and creating economic opportunity, all 50 states, four territories, and the District of Columbia will receive RAISE grants this year from President Biden’s infrastructure law  WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $1.8 billion in awards from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure … [continued]

Casella Family Brands’ new solar facility in Yenda, NSW powered by Trina Solar modules + tracker. Image Credit: Casella Family Brands, photography by Vince Bucello.

New Battery Center in South Carolina, Athens Wants Electric Taxis, Solar Cleans Up Wine Country…

The green revolution is accelerating in Athens! By 2026, the city hopes to have ten times as many electric taxis on the road as there currently are. There are currently 13,661 taxis in Athens, and only 100 of them are electric. In solar news, a ramp-up of solar module production … [continued]

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Solar Neighborhoods in Detroit Choose Lightstar to Illuminate the Future with Innovative Neighborhood Agrivoltaic Solar

Through the Detroit Climate Strategy, the City of Detroit and the Mayor’s office have made progress toward sustainability. The plan, which was shaped by feedback from thousands of residents, stipulates that the city must switch to clean, renewable energy by 2034. “The Neighborhood Solar initiative is the first step toward … [continued]

BlueOval City, Ford's electric vehicle and battery manufacturing campus in West Tennessee, begins production in 2025, and will be home to Ford’s second-generation electric truck, codenamed Project T3, and will be capable of producing 500,000 EV trucks a year at full production. Site shown as of March 10, 2023. Photo courtesy of Ford.

More Than $100 Million to Support American Auto Workers & Small Auto Suppliers

Actions announced during the Vice President’s nationwide Economic Opportunity Tour build on the Administration’s historic investments in the auto sector to ensure U.S. leadership in the clean vehicle future Today, as part of her Economic Opportunity Tour, Vice President Harris will join Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, Acting Secretary of … [continued]

Magna Expands in 3 Locations Across Michigan

In a recent press release, one of Canada’s largest companies, Magna, announced it is investing more than $500 million to expand its operations in three different locations in Southeast Michigan. Magna plans to expand its facility in St. Clair where it manufactures battery enclosures and plans to open new facilities … [continued]