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Cutting US Transportation Energy In Half

November 4th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

A campaign has been launched to cut US transportation energy use by 50% by 2050. Audi of America President Scott Keogh and National Grid US President Dean Seavers are the chairs of the Alliance to Save Energy's 50x50 Commission. Natasha Vidangos, Vice President of Research for the Alliance to Save Energy, answered some questions about the campaign for CleanTechnica


Uber Announces Premium Pay For Drivers Of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

June 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Uber announced a new push to clean up its driver-owned fleets on Tuesday which offers some drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles extra pay per trip. The move comes as the popular ride-sharing company looks for ways to cut fleet emissions on a fleet it doesn't own


Pittsburgh’s Cleantech Leadership Flowering

August 24th, 2017 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Pittsburgh has committed to 50% reduction in CO2 emissions and energy and water usage by the year 2030, leading North American cities in this regard. It has made significant headway toward these goals, largely by applying lots of cleantech, according to the Pittsburgh 2030 District’s newly released 2016 Progress Report


Consol Energy Moves Ahead With Coal Divestment Plans

March 7th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Publicly-owned Pittsburg-based fossil fuel energy company Consol Energy is reported to be moving ahead with plans to divest its coal business, a transaction which could be worth as much as $2.8 billion or more.


$9,641 = Annual Savings Taking Public Transportation In USA

November 29th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

Riding public transportation is a vital means of saving money, money that can much more happily be spent on other things than on owning, driving, and maintaining a car. Transit riders can forget about auto insurance, car payments, fuel costs, tuneups at the mechanic, expensive broken car parts, etc


48 New National EV Charging Corridors — Thank You, President Obama

November 7th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

The Obama administration has been on a role advancing EV charging across the US. The latest news from the administration is that the United State Department of Transportation (DOT) is establishing 48 national electric vehicle charging corridors. Thank you, President Obama, and we hope you and Michelle will be driving in an all-electric vehicle soon as well.



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