Buildings and Transportation Electrification: Coming Soon to a Community Near You

By George Burmeister, Colorado Energy Group Thanks to dramatic cost declines and thousands of large solar projects coming on-line, electrification of the buildings and transportation sectors, along with the decarbonization of the electricity grid, is probably the biggest front-page news in the energy industry since deregulation. This time, however, it’s not state regulators, utility lawyers […]

50+ Organizations Call for Inclusion of Stable, Long-Term Clean Energy and Transportation Tax Incentives in Budget Reconciliation Package

September 7, 2021 50+ Organizations Call for Inclusion of Stable, Long-Term Clean Energy and Transportation Tax Incentives in Budget Reconciliation Package   WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 50 diverse stakeholders, including environmental organizations, renewable energy companies, faith groups, and clean energy and transportation associations, wrote to the House Ways and Means Committee today requesting the […]

Use state surplus funds to invest in active transportation programs

In summary Investing in active transportation projects will create millions of good-paying middle-class jobs and stimulate our economic recovery. By Bob Alvarado, Special to CalMatters Bob Alvarado is executive officer of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, Balvarado@nccrc.org. President Joe Biden recently released an audacious plan to invest $2 trillion in our nation’s infrastructure, including […]