You don’t have to be a gearhead like me to know we’re at the front end of the trend moving the state into a new vehicle arena. For those wondering whether an electric car is for them, know that over time Lucid Motors will offer a range of vehicles at different price points as they build on their successes. And that’s just one auto maker.
U.S. News and World Report recently highlighted ASU as one of 10 environmentally friendly college campuses, citing the university’s Carbon Project, which helps reduce carbon emissions on campuses, and ASU’s Fair Trade designation, which encourages vendors to use products that are produced with fair labor practices and environmental protections.
The Arizona Technology Council in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) present the third annual Smart City + IoT Conference on Thursday, September 12, 2019, where attendees will discover how technology can be harnessed for more successful and sustainable cities.
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Recently named one of the Top Eco-Friendly Companies to Watch in Phoenix 2019, American Express knows one of the most significant ways to back its stakeholders is to do our part to protect and sustain the environment on which life depends.
Autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, ride sharing, mass transit. With the future of transportation evolving quickly, these words and those still unknown could play into the ways Peoria residents get around in the years to come.
The prevalence of green homes rose 19% in the last two years, which chalks up to more than 400,000 certified residential units nationwide, said the report from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the nonprofit organization that created Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a global green building rating system.
When it comes to technology talent, Tucson can’t yet compete with giants like San Francisco and Seattle. But Tucson recently got on the map- literally- as an up-andcoming,smaller North American market for top tech talent in a report issued by CBRE Research.
As Arizona continues to foster innovation and grows into a world-class technology hub, approving a new electric vehicle policy such as this is critical for our state to lead our renewable energy transition. It’s imperative the Corporation Commission continues to move us forward, and the utility companies should play a significant role in enabling the growth of Arizona’s transportation electrification market and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The future is really about alternatives. More specifically, that means renewable energy. And that’s not just me talking.