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The Road to a 100% Electric Vehicle Fleet

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Rita Lau Gomes's work routine looks different than it did three years ago. Before she had an electric vehicle (EV), she could plan last-minute trips to visit customers, conferences or medical sites around Portugal. These days she takes extra considerations when planning work trips or even going between home and the office.

Ørsted Signs a Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement with Nucor

Nucor will purchase energy from the Western Trail onshore wind project, currently under construction and expected to be operational later this year.
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Nucor, a steel manufacturer, has signed a long-term agreement to purchase energy from the 367 MW wind farm in Texas.

"Western Trail will utilise Nucor steel, demonstrating our ability to develop multilateral supply chain relationships," said Vishal Kapadia, Senior Vice President and Onshore Chief Commercial Officer at Ørsted. "It's great to partner with Nucor in their efforts to improve the environmental sustainability in the steel industry."

Vistra's TXU Energy Launches New Plan With Automatic Savings for Electric Vehicle Owners

TXU Energy EV PassSM offers bill credits during prime charging times – every night and all weekend long
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IRVING, Texas, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Vistra's flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, today announced the launch of TXU Energy EV PassSM. The company’s first plan designed specifically for electric vehicle owners gives customers 50% off all energy charges every weeknight and all weekend long – providing automatic bill credits at times when customers are normally charging their vehicles.

WSP USA to Help Solano County, California Transition to Zero-emission Buses

Designing inductive charging stations for SolanoExpress and developing a plan for five agencies in Solano County to convert to all-battery-electric bus fleets by 2040.
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SUISUN CITY, Calif., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/  — The zero-emission bus (ZEB) business at WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected to provide services on two major projects for the Solano Transportation Authority (STA).

Black & Veatch Leads Design, Construction of 'Electric Island,' a First-of-its-Kind, High-Capacity Public Charging Station Designed for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

Collaboration of Daimler Trucks North America, Portland General Electric reflects critical need to build infrastructure for electrified trucking fleets
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As the automotive industry accelerates the delivery of  electrified truck models, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) are teaming up on a first-of-its-kind, public charging station specially designed for medium and heavy-duty electric commercial trucks.

CASE Delivers Industry's First Electric Backhoe Loaders to Utilities in New York

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The construction industry’s first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two CASE 580 EV backhoes from CASE Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utility companies in New York State, USA. 

2020 is Banner Year for Low-carbon Technology at Cummins

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Despite a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cummins expanded its low carbon alternative power portfolio and the prospects for a more sustainable tomorrow.

Dow Congratulates Sam Bird on His Debut Win With Jaguar Racing at Diriyah E-Prix

Dow partner Jaguar Racing finished on the podium at the first two races of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
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MIDLAND, Mich., March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: DOW) is honored to join Jaguar Racing this season as the team’s Official Materials Science Partner. On Saturday, Dow ambassador and Jaguar Racing driver Sam Bird won the second race of Season 7 as part of a double header in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Bird’s teammate Mitch Evans took third place to make the podium at the first race of the season the previous night.

Duke Energy Partners With Five Other Utilities to Push for More Electric Vehicle Charging for Customers

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Six major utilities today announced a plan to ensure electric vehicle (EV) drivers have access to a seamless network of charging stations connecting major highways in the South, Midwest, Gulf and Central Plains regions.

The Electric Highway Coalition – made up of Duke Energy, American Electric Power, Dominion Energy, Entergy Corporation, Southern Co., and the Tennessee Valley Authority – will enable EV drivers seamless travel across a broad portion of the country through a network of DC fast chargers.

Jump-Starting Electric Vehicle Charging in New Jersey

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PSE&G is helping to put New Jersey on the road to clean-running electric vehicles.

The state’s largest utility received approval from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to invest $166 million in electric vehicle charging over an expected six years. The investments are designed to accelerate the growth of EV charging infrastructure, encourage more drivers to switch to EVs, improve air quality and reduce health care costs.

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