Inside Arizona’s push to become an electric vehicle hub; plans for the 234-square mile sustainable Arizona city dubbed Telosa are unveiled; Zero Electric Vehicles to open new HQ and production facility in Gilbert; $125 million land deal in the West Valley could mean more Apple Car testing in Arizona; the alternative fuel tax formula formula is changing; battery manufacturer KOREPlex names contractor for 1-million-square-foot Buckeye facility; Valley startup ISA Industries explores extracting zero-point energy for a previously untapped source of carbon-free energy; Elio Motors announcement to go electric with new three-wheeled Elio-E induces jump in share price; community calls for federal climate support; Tucson Electric Power announces 2021 Go Green Award winners; clean energy innovators sign agreement to accelerate electric vehicle transition; and more.
It’s been more than a decade since Paul Elio founded Elio Motors on the promise of transforming transportation and in that time, Elio’s company has collected about $27 million in nonrefundable reservation fees for a vehicle that has yet to be delivered.
SRP has brought online a 25 MW battery storage facility at its Bolster Substation next to its Agua Fria Generating Station in Peoria. 25 MW is enough energy to power about 5,600 residential homes, according to the public utility.
Jim Maury may not be as famous as Elon Musk, but the two do have something in common: They both run electric vehicle companies.
A billionaire’s proposal to build a sustainable city in Arizona has at least one local technology leader excited, but real estate experts pointed out a few significant challenges to bringing the massive metropolis to the state.
Zero Electric Vehicles, a company that builds car electrification kits, has unveiled plans to build out a new head office and production center in Gilbert.
Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA), a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEV), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) and energy infrastructure solutions, today announced agreements with the Bosch Group of companies for Nikola Class 7 and 8 fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) which will enable Nikola to build the Bosch fuel-cell power modules at its Coolidge, Arizona facility.
On Thursday, August 26, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Arizona Technology Council joined forces to host an invitation-only virtual roundtable focused on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package and its importance to Arizona businesses.
Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA), a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEV), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) and energy infrastructure solutions, announced today the continued expansion of its Class 8 truck sales and service coverage with the addition of Quinn Company, a leading provider of on-highway truck service and construction equipment in the Central and Southern California regions. The addition of Quinn Company to the Nikola dealer network will include sales and service facilities across 15 counties.
Sustainable finance is part of a greener bottom line for the data center industry, as leading players align their capital with their focus on sustainability.
Aligned has taken a big step into that future, arranging $1.75 billion in sustainable financing to expand its digital infrastructure business. The package includes $1.35 billion in securitized notes that qualify as sustainable loans, which Aligned says is the first such funding in the data center industry, as well as $375 million in a new sustainability-linked loan (SLL).