new york

New York invests an additional $2 billion to combat climate change

The New York state government has announced an additional $2 billion in energy efficiency and building electrification programmes.
public safety

Second “Public safety solution” award for Itron

Itron has won, for the second consecutive year, the “Public Safety Solution of the Year” Award, part of the 2020 IoT Breakthrough Awards Programme.
renewable energy capacity

US remains on China’s heels in the race to sustainability

Overall renewable energy capacity investment figures for 2019 saw wind (onshore and offshore) beat solar on with $138.2 billion globally
washington state

Washington state Senate vote in favour of national EV programme

In Washington State, the Senate has voted in favour of the national Zero Emissions Vehicle programme .
lithium iron phosphate

Longest life, lowest power loss lithium battery unveiled

Humless has announced its new lithium iron phosphate battery which they claim offers the longest life and minimum power loss than batteries on the market
Blackstone

Solar firm Altus Power gets $850 million in recapitalisation from Blackstone

Altus Power has announced that Blackstone has led a recapitalisation with $850 million of funded and committed capital to refinance its existing capital structure
Pepsico

PepsiCo announces 2020 renewables-only goal for US operations

PepsiCo, Inc. has announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its US direct operations this year.
hurricane

Dominion awarded for outstanding power restoration in Dorian’s wake

Dominion Energy has been recognised by the Edison Electric Institute for outstanding power restoration after Hurricane Dorian.
US renewables

US renewables market to grow by 5% by 2021

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued its January edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), including 2021 forecasts for the first time.
washington state

North America plug-in EV sales to reach 2.7 million by 2030

Navigant Research has released a new report analysing North America’s plug-in electric vehicles market.

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