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Steps Forward on DOE Share of Infrastructure Bill Funding

The $1.3 billion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that President Joe Biden signed last November must next pass through the nearly one dozen agencies that will implement it, and then to the states. Now the Department of Energy has issued an outline for the $20 billion designated for improving the nation’s electrical grid, […]

January 17, 2022|

Green Hydrogen Development Depends on Funding

Public and private financial support is critical to attaining a viable green hydrogen industry, which is considered a key strategy to decarbonize the power, transportation and industrial sectors, proponents stressed during the first day of a two-day online seminar by the non-profit Green Hydrogen Coalition.

The center of activity on the green hydrogen front in […]

November 30, 2021|

LA Plans to Fully Decarbonize Electricity in 13 Years

Two weeks after the release of the dire International Panel on Climate Change report, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously for the city to be 100% renewably-powered by 2035. “A livable city and planet makes everything we do possible,” Council Member Mitch O’Farrell said. He told the council Sept. 1  that the city’s Energy, Environmental Justice and Climate Commission recently concluded that a conversion to “a carbon neutral LA by 2035 with minimal impacts on ratepayers” was achievable.

September 6, 2021|

CEC Okays Big Green Energy Grants, More Diesel Backup Looms

The California Energy Commission approved $73 million in grants for clean energy projects, ranging from advanced communications within batteries for fast electric vehicle charging, flexible demand response, to green microgrids.

The five commissioners also moved closer April 14 to voting on two more big diesel backup generator projects at […]

April 14, 2021|
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