After An Embarrassing EV Charging Fiasco, Feds Offer $100M For State/Local Gov’t To Fix Busted…

The Biden administration recently announced the opening of applications for a new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger Reliability and Accessibility Accelerator program. This program aims to allocate up to $100 million in federal funding to repair and replace non-operational EV charging infrastructure. This could end up being a great move, but … [continued]

DOE Launches Cool New Decarbonization Effort

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recently introduced the Clean Fuels & Products Shot, an initiative focused on substantially decreasing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) originating from carbon-based fuels and products essential to daily life. As the seventh DOE Energy Earthshot, this project aims to lower carbon emissions from the … [continued]

Solar canopies are one piece of the San Pasqual microgrid project, along with battery energy storage and other elements to maintain power. Photo courtesy of DOE, by John Flores.

Microgrid Boosts San Pasqual Band’s Energy Sovereignty & Security

Microgrid Boosts San Pasqual Band’s Energy Sovereignty & Security as Tribe Relies on 21st Century Solution To Combat Climate Threats, Support Resilient Community Services and Operations Hear from John Flores with the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians on the Tribe’s microgrid project. View text version of video. Nestled within a rolling … [continued]

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New US Hydrogen Strategy: Wrong Department, Wrong Authors

The US hydrogen strategy was positioned in the wrong federal department. It was put in the hands of people who deal with fossil fuels all day long and have a paradigm of burning them for energy, not a paradigm of electricity for energy. It fails Rumelt’s test for the first thing that makes a good strategy, and so its principles and actions will be failures as well.