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Regional Pact to Tackle Transportation Emissions Presents a Bold Vision for a Clean Transportation Future

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Influential companies from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are praising governors today for advancing plans to modernize the region’s transportation system while reducing pollution from cars and trucks.

Twelve states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Vermont), as well as the District of Columbia, issued a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today outlining a market-based policy to create a clean, equitable and efficient transportation system for the region. 

EV Charging Plan for Schools, Recreation Areas Gets State OK

The two-year SCE pilot will install hundreds of charging stations at schools, state parks and beaches.
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by Paul Griffo, Energized by Edison Writer

Southern California students, teachers, beachgoers, campers and bird-watchers who drive electric vehicles just got some good news.

China's Internet Data Power Usage to Surge Through 2023: Study

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by David Stanway

The study said China was home to 2.7 million server racks, with the sector expanding at a rate of around 30% a year. The sector’s CO2 emissions could reach 163 million tonnes by the end of 2023, but that could be cut by 16 million tonnes if its renewable intake is increased from 23% to 30%.

New Battery Hub at Mirafiori Speeds FCA Electric Product Plans

Summary: 
  • Preparation for new "Battery Hub" at Mirafiori complex to begin in early 2020 
  • Batteries will be used by new generations of full electric FCA models
  • Comau will be a partner of the initiative thanks to expertise in the assembly process
  • The initial investment will be approximately €50 million
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  • Preparation for new "Battery Hub" at Mirafiori complex to begin in early 2020 
  • Batteries will be used by new generations of full electric FCA models
  • Comau will be a partner of the initiative thanks to expertise in the assembly process
  • The initial investment will be approximately €50 million

Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Recognized for Responsible Mineral Sourcing

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January 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan company, was recognized as a Conformant Refiner by the Responsible Minerals Initiative for its ethical processing of responsibly sourced minerals.

The certification by this international group validates the company's commitment to producing materials from responsibly sourced cobalt. More than 65 percent of the world's cobalt supply is sourced from conflict-affected and high-risk areas such as the Democratic Republic of Congo.

JetBlue Introduces the Largest Electric Ground Service Equipment (eGSE) Fleet at New York’s JFK International Airport, Cutting Four Million Pounds of Greenhouse Gas Emissions per Year

Summary: 

-- Committed to Long-Term Sustainable Energy Solutions and Operational Efficiency, Conversion will Save JetBlue More Than $500,000 in Ground Fuel Costs per Year --

-- $4 Million FAA VALE Grant Jointly Secured by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue Helps Fund Electric Charging Infrastructure --

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-- Committed to Long-Term Sustainable Energy Solutions and Operational Efficiency, Conversion will Save JetBlue More Than $500,000 in Ground Fuel Costs per Year --

-- $4 Million FAA VALE Grant Jointly Secured by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue Helps Fund Electric Charging Infrastructure --

Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Must Adapt, Embrace the Concept of ‘New Energy’

Strategic Directions Report reinforces the need for the industry to evolve
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electric utilities are navigating one of the industry’s most dynamic times across diverse geographies and stakeholders, presented with a mix of opportunities as they work to meet changing customer demands along with the need to deliver reliable, resilient power, Black & Veatch’s new 2019 Strategic Directions: Electric Report finds.

Black & Veatch: Insightful Charging Infrastructure Planning Critical to Enabling Cost-Effective Electric Fleets

New eBook outlines eight steps to help managers select technologies, plan for power delivery and construct charging facilities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 25 2019 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by economics, rising air pollution from vehicle emissions and new advances in technology, transportation is transforming and becoming more sustainable, competitive and innovative. U.S. sales of passenger electric vehicles have soared in the last decade. Now, as automakers prepare for mass production of a new line-up of medium- and heavy-duty electric vans, buses, delivery trucks and semi’s, smart fleet and sustainability managers are taking notice.

EV Veterans Honor SCE’s ‘Dean’ of Electric Vehicles

The retirement celebration becomes a reunion of electric car trailblazers.
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by Paul Griffo, Energized by Edison Writer

By the early 2000s, the battery electric car in America seemed all but dead.

General Motors had stopped making its EV1 electric car, and, after more than a decade of modest progress, not much else was on the horizon for the movement to popularize electric vehicles.

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