electrification

California Policy's Impact on Gas' Place in Future Fuel Mix - VX2022 Expert Panel

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Last week, Bloom Energy opened a fuel cell factory near San Francisco that is expected to produce 1 GW of fuel cells powered by natural gas or biogas by the end of next year.

CEC Chair David Hochschild On What’s in Store for a Greener California in 2022

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VX News had the opportunity in interviewing California Energy Commission Chair David Hochschild to discuss the future of storage, grid reliability, green hydrogen, lithium, and electrification in California.

Panama Bartholomy on Promoting Affordability & Resilience Through Building Decarbonization

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This month, the city of Sacramento became the 46th in California since 2019 to mandate building electrification and commit to phasing out natural gas infrastructure and appliances in new building construction this decade. VX News interviewed Panama Bartholomy, the executive director of the Building Decarbonization Coalition to address the resilience and affordability concerns of an all-electric future.

LA Metro’s Moving Beyond Sustainability Plan—Heather Repenning

VX News marks US Infrastructure Week and kicks off Earth Month with this interview with LA Metro's Heather Repenning, executive officer of Metro’s Department of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, to offer her a platform to share her important work at the LA County transit agency.

CARB's Mary Nichols Addresses Automaker's  Split Support for California's Emissions Waiver

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Mary Nichols

CARB's Mary Nichols addresses the state’s ongoing regulatory battles with the federal government over the California's efforts on air quality and climate action.

Implementing LA’s Green New Deal Without Economic & Worker Displacement 

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Susana Reyes

Los Angeles sustainability leaders discuss preventing displacement as cities rapidly enact policies and takes actions necessary to decarbonize in time to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

CEC's Hochschild: Technology & Cost Trends Are On The Side Of EVs

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David Hochschild

California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild affirms that “the future is approaching faster than ever” for electric cars, a decarbonized renewable energy grid, and the transition to an integrated, zero-emission transportation network.

Mary Nichols on Accelerating California's Electric Vehicle Market

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Mary Nichols

At a recent Veloz forum sponsored by Southern California Edison, LADWP, and BMW, California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols provided an overview of the state’s unprecedented progress on electric cars over the past decade.