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Elizabeth McCarthy

Used EV batteries could get a second life storing clean energy on California's grid

A surge in retired EV batteries is helping to eliminate second-life EV battery storage hurdles, just in time to help meet clean energy mandates.

Used EV batteries could get a second life storing clean energy on California's grid
clean energy
Jason Deign

7 cleantech segments beyond wind and solar that are luring investors

Investing in wind and solar is all the rage. But what other cleantech categories are catching the eye of investors in 2021?

7 cleantech segments beyond wind and solar that are luring investors
microgrids
Jeff St. John

Housing developers and utilities join forces to create the next generation of microgrids

Sharing rooftop solar, batteries and grid controls between utilities and customers is a complex undertaking, but it could yield benefits greater than the sum of their parts.

Housing developers and utilities join forces to create the next generation of microgrids
lithium-ion batteries
Jeff St. John

Biden admin aims to make the US a world leader in lithium-ion batteries

The fast-growing lithium-ion battery sector is the key to powering EVs and decarbonizing the grid — and the U.S. doesn’t want to be left behind.

Biden admin aims to make the US a world leader in lithium-ion batteries
electric vehicles
Jeff St. John

How electrifying Uber and Lyft fleets could pave the way for broader EV charging networks

A report from RMI shows potential for a new California rule to speed up fast-charging investments, reduce pollution and expand equitable EV access.

How electrifying Uber and Lyft fleets could pave the way for broader EV charging networks
vehicle-to-grid
Lou Schick

How vehicle-to-grid technology could disrupt energy storage investment as we know it

If millions of electric vehicles are poised to connect to the grid, that changes expectations around stationary energy storage needs.

How vehicle-to-grid technology could disrupt energy storage investment as we know it
electric vehicles
Emma Foehringer Merchant

Tackling the electric vehicle buyer gap

Electric car sales skew toward the wealthy. Can stronger incentives and better program design change that?

Tackling the electric vehicle buyer gap
electric vehicles
Gordon Feller

What the electric bus industry could do with a multibillion-dollar federal investment

Major e-bus makers Proterra and Vicinity Motor make the case for a national bus electrification strategy.

What the electric bus industry could do with a multibillion-dollar federal investment
home electrification
Jeff St. John

The case for upfront incentives to electrify everything in US homes

A report from Rewiring America and the Center for American Progress asks policymakers to make the replacement of electric appliances as cheap and easy as possible.

The case for upfront incentives to electrify everything in US homes
electric vehicles
Julian Spector

Did Ford's electric F-150 just shake up the home backup power market?

Tesla popularized the concept of batteries in the home. Ford connected the home to the truck.

Did Ford's electric F-150 just shake up the home backup power market?