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Tesla Model 3 Becomes 1st 100% Electric Taxi Cab Approved By NYC

November 1st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The City of New York (NYC) has put the Tesla Model 3 on the list of approved yellow cabs. The Model 3 is the first-ever all-electric car to make it on the list. Previously, some hybrid cars were on the list, such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, and Ford Fusion Hybrid (see full list below)


Tesla Ramping Up Production Of V3 Solar Roof Tiles To 1,000 Systems/Week By End Of 2019

July 30th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed on Twitter that the company is working to ramp up the production of its solar roof tiles to a rate of 1000 per week by the end of the year. Rollout of the solar roof tiles has been slower than the company expected back when they were first revealed in a 2016 event at the Universal Studios backlot in Southern California


Sunrun Brings Brightbox To New Jersey, Expands In New York State

June 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States' leading home solar and battery provider, Sunrun, announced last week that it was expanding its offerings in two key markets, bringing its Brightbox home solar and battery service to residents of New Jersey and expanding its offerings in New York state. 


Value Of Solar Debate Accelerates In Minnesota

June 5th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The cumulative value of residential solar installations for utilities is comprised of two different parts: the generation of electricity to the grid, and the avoided cost of building new generation. While the former is fairly straightforward and owners are compensated through net metering or other rate schemes, the latter is difficult to assess and thus far homeowners have received little compensation


Don’t Stop New York’s Solar Energy Leadership

May 28th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Over 30 environmental organizations and solar companies are taking action and sending a letter to Governor Cuomo and state policymakers, urging them to continue policies that support the growth of solar energy within the State


Sustainable Fashion: New York Edition

May 14th, 2019 | by The Beam

We’re constantly on the prowl for new and exciting ethical brands. This time we’ve looked at what’s been happening in New York and found two hidden gems that probably won’t stay a secret for long…


New York State Opens Third Large-Scale Renewable Solicitation

April 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have this week opened up the third annual solicitation for large-scale renewable energy projects, which is expected to add around 1.5 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of annual renewable electricity production


New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions Completes New York’s 1st Interoperable, On-Route Charger Solution For Transit Buses

April 18th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, today announced that New Flyer Infrastructure SolutionsTM has successfully deployed two rapid, on-route chargers along New York City Transit Authority’s (“NYCT”) M42 route. This marks the completion of the first on-route charging solution in the United States that uses a globally recognized system to allow vehicle and charging equipment interoperability to common interfaces


Midwest States Could Save $12 Billion A Year By Switching To Electric Vehicles

March 22nd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Emissions from internal combustion engines are known to adversely impact air quality and human health, leading to approximately 53,000 premature deaths.[i] Such human health impacts come at a cost. As health care rates continue to climb, we should be looking for ways to proactively reduce these impacts



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