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Mar 23 2023
United to fly electric air taxis to O’Hare beginning in 2025
Hate the traffic between O’Hare Airport and downtown? Want an alternative to taking the L? Beginning in 2025, you’ll have a new way to get to and from the airport: An electric air taxi. The trip between O’Hare and the Illinois Medical District is expected to take about 10 minutes, according to California-based Archer Aviation, which is partnering with United Airlines. The companies announcedChicago Sun-Times
Mar 11 2023
Mackinac Island ferry converting to electric power with automaker aid
A Mackinac Island ferry company is ditching diesel on one of its vessels and transitioning it to electric power, courtesy of a settlement with a foreign automaker, according to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. The Mackinac Island Ferry Co., formerly known as Star Line, will replace two 1988 diesel engines on its Chippewa ferry vessel with electric propulsionDetroit News
Mar 01 2023
Options To Lower Electric Bills For Portsmouth Residents Begin In May
PORTSMOUTH, RI — Portsmouth residents could be able to save on their electricity bills beginning later this spring, when city officials launch an energy aggregation program in May. Portsmouth is one of several cities and towns in the Ocean State developing an alternative way to buy electricity from Rhode Island Energy. Town officials said under the initial terms of the program, PortsmouthPatch.com
Feb 28 2023
Options To Lower Electric Bills For Newport Residents Beginning In May
The program, Newport Community Electricity, was approved by the city council in December 2021 as part of an effort to provide new, competitively priced electricity supply options, including the use of more renewable energy. City officials said under the initial terms of the program, Newport Community Electricity will offer a standard electricity option that will cost less than the current LastPatch.com
Feb 21 2023
Power outage leaves thousands of SDG&E customers without electric
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A power outage cut electrical service to thousands of homes and businesses Tuesday in the Lincoln Park, Logan Heights, and Mountain View communities, authorities reported.
The blackout began shortly after 4 p.m., leaving 6,433 San Diego Gas & Electric customers without power, according to the utility company.
Repair crews were expected to have all theABC 10News San Diego
Mar 14 2023
More Than 65,000 New Hampshire Electricity Customers Without Power
CONCORD, NH — More than 65,000 New Hampshire residents were without power on Tuesday after more than 6 inches of heavy and wet snow fell on the state as part of the first part of a mid-March nor’easter. Outages have tripled during the past three hours as more snow has blanketed the state. At around 8 a.m., state emergency management officials reported 22,000 outages in the Granite State.Patch.com
Feb 27 2023
Electric Vehicles Need AM Radio, Former Emergency Officials Argue
The lack of AM radio in some new electric vehicles could cut off drivers from important safety alerts broadcast over the medium, warned a group of former emergency officials in a letter Sunday.
Auto makers such as Ford Motor Co. and Tesla Inc. have dropped AM radio from newer EV models. Car companies say the motors on such vehicles generate electromagnetic frequencies on the sameWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 09 2023
Vice President in St. Cloud To Promote Electric Vehicle Production
The VP will be making a stop at New Flyer. The company makes electric and compressed natural gas buses mainly for public transit. It’s one of the city’s largest employers, with more than 500 workers. Harris is expected to tour the plant and speak. Last summer, St. Cloud hosted the first Recharge St. Cloud Electric Vehicle Expo. During last year’s State of the City address, St. Cloud Mayor DaveKNSI Radio
Mar 02 2023
Jump-starting electric car batteries: Will supply problems stall California’s mandate?
Automakers face global challenges obtaining battery materials, including China’s stranglehold on the industry and mining in Africa. Will they have everything they need to ramp up electric car production — and at what cost to the economy and the environment?CalMatters
Jan 17 2023
Wyoming lawmakers propose ban on electric vehicle sales
A group of GOP Wyoming state lawmakers want to end electric vehicle sales there by 2035, saying the move will help safeguard the oil and gas industries.
The measure, introduced to the state legislature on Friday, was sponsored by six state legislators, who said in it that electric vehicles will hinder Wyoming’s ability to trade with other states. The bill states that citizens andThe Hill