Daily Archives: December 5, 2018

Waymo One Launches In Phoenix Today

By Kyle Field Waymo has officially launched its new Waymo One commercial on-demand ride hailing app in Phoenix, Arizona today, marking the latest step toward a fully-autonomous Waymo ride hailing service for the masses Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Simon And Electrify America Launch California’s First 350 kW EV Charging Station

By Blagojce Krivevski Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, today announced its San Francisco Premium Outlets is California’s first location for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems featuring blindingly fast recharging speeds up to 350 kilowatts (kW) from Electrify America. As part of its ongoing sustainability strategy, Simon teamed with…

EIA: U.S. coal consumption expected to be lowest in 39 years

By Michelle Froese The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects total U.S. coal consumption in 2018 to fall to 691 million short tons (MMst), a 4% decline from 2017 and the lowest level since 1979. U.S. coal consumption has been falling since its peak in 2007, and EIA forecasts that 2018 coal consumption will be…

It’s officially official: California has approved the mandate for solar on all new homes beginning in 2020

By Kelly Pickerel Making it official, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) unanimously confirmed the new standards that require solar on new homes in California starting in 2020. This final regulatory vote confirms that the California Energy Commission (CEC) followed the correct process in developing the new rules established in May, making California the first…

POSITAL offers three new kit encoders for motion control options

By Billy Ludt POSITAL is expanding its line of kit encoder solutions for motion control applications to satisfy a wider range of needs faced by machine builders, system integration and motor manufacturers. Kit encoders are component-level products, designed to be built into motors or other equipment where real-time measurement of rotary position (angular displacement) or…

Could Facebook Spread The Solar Gospel Throughout The South?

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Facebook has had some public relations setbacks lately, but one of the items on its long-term agenda that consistently gets it good press is the fact that it has started demanding clean energy – specifically solar – power its energy-intensive data centers. In Virginia, for example, Dominion…

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