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Feb 20 2023
Fire at electrical substation knocks out power to Oakland airport, 54,000 homesUnited Press International
Jan 03 2023
Good Luck Qualifying for New Tax Credits on Electric Cars
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) appropriated $369 billion toward cutting U.S. carbon emissions 40 percent by 2030, including tax credits for purchasing electric vehicles (EVs).
But good luck qualifying for them.
Since 2010, a U.S. taxpayer purchasing an electric car could claim a nonrefundable tax credit of up to $7,500. However, only 200,000 credits could be claimed perReason
Dec 28 2022
Electric Cars Are Good, but We Still Need Fossil Fuels
Politicians praise electric cars. If everyone buys them, they say, solar and wind power will replace our need for oil.
But that's absurd.
Here is the rest of my list of "inconvenient facts" about electric cars.
"The future of the auto industry is electric," says President Joe Biden. He assumes a vast improvement in batteries. Better batteries are crucial because both powerJohn Stossel
Feb 08 2023
Vice President Kamala Harris to tout electric vehicle investment in St. Cloud visit
The vice president last visited Minnesota in October to campaign for Democrats on abortion rights. ST. CLOUD - Vice President Kamala Harris will visit bus manufacturer New Flyer in St. Cloud on Thursday as part of a Biden administration blitz following Tuesday's State of the Union address. New Flyer makes electric and compressed natural gas buses mainly for public transit agencies in theRed Lake Nation News
May 30 2023
Biden’s lofty EV goals face big barriers as federal funds flow to new chargers
The Biden administration can’t say how much progress, if any, it is making on a $5 billion federal initiative to build new EV chargers along America’s sprawling interstate highway system, according to several government agencies.
Electric vehicles are a main part of achieving President Biden’s ambitious emission-reduction goals. But the nation’s lack of public charging threatens toWashington Times
Feb 14 2023
Ford halts production and shipments of its electric F-150 Lightning due to potential battery issue
Ford Motor has paused production and shipments of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup due to a potential battery issue, the company said Tuesday.
Ford spokeswoman Emma Bergg declined to disclose details of the possible battery issue, which is being investigated after a vehicle displayed a potential problem as part of the automaker’s pre-delivery quality inspections.
May 30 2023
Debt deal short-circuits help for the grid
President Joe Biden is casting his debt ceiling deal with Republicans as a win for clean energy. But one of the greatest hurdles to greening the U.S. electric grid — transmission — was largely unaddressed by the agreement to raise the country’s borrowing limit. The final deal, which Congress must still pass, mandates a single study on the issue of connecting solar and wind power to urban areasPolitico
Oct 20 2022
‘Electricity is civilization’: Winter looms over Ukraine battlefront
On the freshly liberated battlefields of northeast Ukraine, a pile of smashed glass windows outside one Soviet-era block of apartments attests to the violence of six months of Russian occupation, and of Ukraine’s sweeping recent military advances.
Indoors, in cramped apartments, residents lived in the dark for weeks on end.
Now, with a hard winter looming, they marvel at theChristian Science Monitor
May 30 2023
Tesla shares rise as Elon Musk meets with China’s foreign minister
Shares of Tesla rose Tuesday after the electric carmaker’s CEO Elon Musk met with China’s Foreign Minister Qin Gang.
It comes as Beijing is pushing to show it is open to foreign business, and as Musk reportedly signaled further expansion of his car company’s business in China.
Qin, who was until recently China’s ambassador to the U.S., said “Chinese-style modernization,”CNBC
Jan 31 2023
They’s cooking with…anything but gas: Green groups align to push all-electric stoves
Consumer Product Safety Commissioner Richard Trumka Jr.’s threat of a federal ban on gas stoves this month has channeled the goals of left-wing billionaire think tanks that are making significant progress in pushing communities to eliminate fossil fuels.
A web of environmental groups is stepping up the campaign to persuade states and local communities to switch to all-electric energy.Washington Times