Jim Maury may not be as famous as Elon Musk, but the two do have something in common: They both run electric vehicle companies.
Lucid Group, which is setting new standards with its advanced luxury EVs, today announced that the Lucid Air Dream Edition Range has received an official EPA rating of 520 miles of range.
More than 30 large organizations, including major businesses and energy consumers in Arizona, called on the state’s utility regulators to finalize and implement new Clean Energy Rules that will require Arizona Public Service Company and Tucson Electric Power to generate 100% carbon-free electricity and expand programs to eliminate energy waste.
Did you see the new climate change report released by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this week? The information shared was stark and an important reminder that the climate crisis is real, and we all need to do our part to help.
Flagstaff Mayor Paul Deasy and community leaders urged Arizona’s elected leaders in Washington to support federal investments in clean transportation infrastructure in Flagstaff, the Navajo Nation and northern parts of Arizona. The press conference was sponsored by Moms Clean Air Force Arizona and is part of a series of grassroots events coordinated by the Climate Action Campaign. Speakers called for bold federal investments in clean transportation to support the expansion of electric buses and electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in Flagstaff and on the Navajo Nation.
It’s disappointing that Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Lea Márquez Peterson has reversed her position, voting down a bipartisan set of clean-energy rules twice in one month. We are especially pleased to see the strong energy-efficiency standard and a 100% carbon-free electricity standard included in the package. While we would have liked to see a more aggressive timeline for Arizona to achieve 100% carbon-free electricity, the compromise of a strong interim target to achieve 50% clean energy by 2032 will go a long way to growing a thriving clean-energy industry.
To meet renewable energy goals in Arizona, Microsoft has collaborated with Longroad Energy on its 150MW Sun Streams 2 photovoltaic solar power plant located in Maricopa County, Arizona. It will offset the energy use of its data centers with Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).
Lucid Motors weighs alternatives due to chip shortage; Microsoft launches new cloud region in Arizona while meeting renewable energy goals; Fisker to produce a climate neutral vehicle by 2027; the Keystone XL Pipeline is officially done; a new equitable, electric car-sharing program in St. Louis is one of several around the country helping to make electric vehicles more accessible; and more.
A renewable energy future is within our grasp: the technology is now widely available and cost-effective in most places around the world. This working paper focuses on the challenges and solutions to scaling investment in renewable energy generation and provides actionable policy solutions to unlock the private sector investment needed to support the energy transition.
Arizona’s culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, vibrant workforce and business-friendly environment create opportunities for strategic investment that bring jobs and capital to the state. This is not by accident. Arizona’s leaders and policymakers have prioritized economic development, ensuring the state is positioned to meet the needs of the tech and advanced manufacturing industries.