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HomebuildersCAN, a new network to accelerate decarbonization of the residential construction sector, will encourage homebuilders to reduce embodied carbon in homes and improve reporting of indirect emissions.
The building sector has the potential to move from being a massive emissions source to a carbon sink, a new report said.
Achieving net zero emissions from transportation by 2050 will require an additional 1,800 terawatt-hours per year, the Electric Power Research Institute said.
Parties filing comments with FERC on expanding interregional transfer capability mostly supported the concept, though opinions were split on how to get there.
FERC must act to strengthen interregional transmission ties to improve reliability, says former Arkansas PSC Chair Ted Thomas.
Experts extolled the virtues of more granular clean energy purchasing at Raab Associates’ New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable.
As policy makers push building electrification, environmental researchers are considering where gas appliances will end up after being discarded.
The importance of training electric truck drivers accustomed to diesel systems was a focus of the last webinar hosted by NACFE and RMI.
While the U.S. debates funding battery electric buses and trucks, they are already running commercially in cities around the globe, particularly in China.
Speakers at one of the opening sessions of EPRI's four-day Frontiers of e-Mobility virtual forum said the U.S. is behind on its electric vehicle goals.
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