With great power, comes great responsibility. Movie buffs will know that famous line comes from Spiderman’s Uncle Ben. At the Global Battery Alliance (GBA), the 70-member strong advocates of sustainable battery value chain take their mission equally seriously as the world hungers for more powerful batteries.
GBA’s aim is to help the industry produce these batteries responsibly and sustainably – lowering emissions, eliminating human rights violations, ensuring safe working conditions across the value chain, and improving repurposing and recycling.
The year was 2016, and my combustion engine sedan was going through a mid-life crisis. My car went from being the most reliable to completely unreliable in the span of a year. The fact that my car had recently exited the warranty period was—I was informed—inconsequential. With this mid-life sedan, I had driven less than 5,000 miles and had experienced three different engine failures, each at varying distances from my home.
Edison International helps nonprofits bring the benefits of driving EVs to vulnerable communities.
From gardening, recycling and organic cooking, members of Happy50Plus — a social mission organization serving over 6,000 older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — are very environmentally conscious. And they want to learn more about the benefits of electric vehicles.
“We feel they will be very happy to learn how driving an EV will reduce the carbon footprint on Earth,” said Amanda Lee, CEO of Happy50Plus.
Utilities team up to ensure EV drivers can access fast charging along major highways
WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has just joined seven major utilities in the Electric Highway Coalition, which will enable more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations near highways across the United States. With more charging stations, more drivers may adopt EVs and existing EV drivers can travel longer distances without range anxiety.
Strong federal fuel economy and pollution standards would spur innovation and benefit businesses, consumers, and the U.S. auto industry.
April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Two powerful corporate networks, representing more than 80 companies with a combined $1.3 trillion in annual revenue, are calling on the Biden administration to set strong emissions and fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.
Collaboration of Daimler Trucks North America, Portland General Electric reflects critical need to build infrastructure for electrified trucking fleets
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.
by David Weinstein, Senior VP and Portfolio Manager of Dana Investment Advisors
What a time to be a tech savvy millennial investor. A chaotic 2020 offered both investment pitfalls and rich opportunities. 2021 should trend toward a more “normal” environment, but disruptive companies, elevated volatility and information everywhere will continue to define the investment landscape. These three themes have millennials positioned to thrive - Disruption, Embracing Volatility, and Information Everywhere.
This week, we introduce a new blog series discussing all things electric vehicles (EVs). I hope you will join me as I explore the macro drivers and micro experiences of converting from an internal combustion engine to an all-electric model.
January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres released the following response to General Motors announcement that it would commit to the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5 degrees Celsius, to be carbon neutral by 2040, and to comply with interim Science Based Targets for its products and operations.
Carol Lee Rawn, senior director of transportation at Ceres, said:
New organization focuses company’s vast experience in delivering environmental solutions as clients seek environmental science, regulatory, climate and sustainability solutions
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.