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Andy Marsh
Submitted on November 12, 2020 - 11am

While hydrogen fuel cells (HFCs) are well-known for powering light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles for transportation, VX News interviewed Andy Marsh, Plug Power’s President & CEO, to elaborate on the role (and potential) for HFCs and green hydrogen in decarbonizing an array of commercial applications. Marsh shares how Plug Power clients, like retail giants Amazon, Walmart, and Home Depot, are driving demand for green hydrogen as a fuel for zero-emissions material handling equipment  and long-duration energy storage.

Tim Sasseen
Submitted on November 10, 2020 - 9pm

Tim Sasseen, Ballard Power Systems’ Market Development Manager, discusses the transitioning market for hydrogen fuel cell technology.

Nancy Sutley
Submitted on October 15, 2020 - 7pm

Just weeks ahead of the 2020 general election, Nancy Sutley shares her insights into crafting federal sustainability practice and her outlook on what a potential Biden administration might do on Day 1 to prioritize climate and clean energy.

Hilary Norton
Submitted on October 15, 2020 - 7pm

In this VX News interview, Hilary Norton, newly appointed chair of the California Transportation Commission, shares her priorities for the CTC and enthusiasm for creative projects that maximize benefits—and generate revenues—to support a more active and equitable vision for transportation in California.

Kate Gordon
Submitted on October 15, 2020 - 6pm

Kate Gordon, Director of the Governor’s Office of Planning & Research and chair of the California Strategic Growth Council (SGC), elaborates on the monumental task of aligning and integrating long-range planning on these issues across state agencies.

Carol Zabin
Submitted on September 21, 2020 - 2pm

The 2030 Jobs & Action Plan put forth by the California Workforce Development Board and written by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor and Education offers the State a vision for integrating economic and workforce development into major climate policies and programs.

Denny McGinn
Submitted on September 21, 2020 - 2pm

Dennis McGinn shares the potential for smart, behind-the-meter IT to stabilize demand peaks and enable deployment of renewables + storage at scale. He also highlights the market-shifting opportunities for federal investment in storage incentives, clean hydrogen, and offers his advice for getting the nation’s clean energy transition back on track.

Jared Blumenfeld
Submitted on September 21, 2020 - 2pm

California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Jared Blumenfeld shares how his agency’s priorities have been impacted by the overlapping crises and continued federal antagonism to climate action. Secretary Blumenfeld reiterates Governor Newsom's commitment to ensuring safe and affordable rural drinking water supplies and opportunities to propel the state’s post-COVID economic recovery with clean jobs.

Mary Nichols
Submitted on August 3, 2020 - 12pm

In July, 15 states and the District of Columbia announced a joint memorandum of understanding (MOU), committing to work collaboratively to advance and accelerate the market for electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles to achieve the deep economy-wide emission reductions needed to avoid the worst consequences of climate change.

Bob Hertzberg
Submitted on August 3, 2020 - 11am

Working groups from both houses of the California Legislature last week unveiled a $100 billion joint stimulus plan that proposes to put the state on a path toward an equitable and resilient economic recovery by raising revenues without raising taxes, which proponents assert will protect Californians and spur job creation during and even after the COVID-19 crisis.

Marc Bedard
Submitted on August 3, 2020 - 11am

In June, the California Air Resources Board adopted a first-in-the-world Advanced Clean Truck rule requiring truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024, so that, by 2045, every new truck sold in California wi

Eric Garcetti
Submitted on August 3, 2020 - 11am

VX News shares Climate Mayors' letter calling on Congress to prioritize an economic recovery fueled by investment in a decarbonized green economy.

Rep. Mike Levin
Submitted on July 10, 2020 - 1pm

Despite COVID-19’s drastic disruption of world trade and global economic activity, May of 2020 had the highest monthly average atmospheric CO2 concentrations ever recorded.

Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 12pm

Adel Hagekhalil proudly shares how StreetsLA has accelerated paving & sweeping in high-traffic commercial corridors and fully integrated holistic solutions and green technology to ADAPT to the new challenges of COVID-19 and enhance quality of life for all.

Alisa Kreynes
Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 12pm

SolarSkyrise's Alisa Kreynes on the promise of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technologies and how her firm’s analytics technology and platform enables developers and designers to maximize the value of vertical real estate.

Submitted on June 6, 2020 - 10am

With the exclusive cooperation of Governor Brown himself, Jim Newton, former Editor of the LA Times, has written a definitive account of Jerry Brown's life, 

Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 9pm

Despite the market challenges posed by COVID-19, the long-term outlook for automated vehicles (AVs)—many industry analysts believe—remains positive.VX News share's here with permission, an excerpt from the Reason Foundation's Surface Transportation Innovations 

Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 3pm

John Keisler highlights the role of the federal government in safeguarding unemployment assistance for those affected by the virus, as well as opines on the importance of transit for Long Beach’s workforce going forward.

Maryam Brown
Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 2pm

Maryam Brown shares her insight into the impacts of shelter-in-place policies on commercial and residential gas consumption, as well as the company’s role and progress on decarbonizing California’s energy supply.

Jeffrey Kightlinger
Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 2pm

MWD General Manager, Jeffrey Kightlinger, who recently announced his plans for retirement at year’s end, to highlight the impressive progress MET has made on conservation, local supply, and resilience during his tenure.