Mesa Mayor John Giles Appointed to National Electric Vehicle Working Group

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation recently announced that Mesa Mayor John Giles has been appointed to the federal committee charged with guiding the widespread adoption of electric vehicles across the country. Mayor Giles, the only mayor and elected official, is among the 23 members of the Electric Vehicle Working Group (EVWG), a collection […]

Climate tech company CarbonCapture partners with ASU to design regional hub

A Los Angeles-based startup is partnering with Arizona State University to design a regional carbon dioxide capture hub that could spur significant job creation and position the Grand Canyon State as a leader in the climate tech industry. CarbonCapture — which makes direct air capture machines to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere — ASU […]

CarbonCapture puts Arizona at the forefront of climate tech industry

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) recognized that CarbonCapture, a leading climate tech company that designs and builds machines that remove carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere, has partnered with Arizona State University to design a regional direct air capture (DAC) hub under an initiative supported by the Department of Energy and is assessing sites around […]

Arizona added 2,374 clean-energy jobs in 2022, near pre-pandemic levels

 Arizona added more than 2,300 clean-energy industry jobs last year, falling just shy of the state’s pre-pandemic employment levels but matching the nation for job growth in the sector, a new report said. The annual Clean Jobs America report by Environmental Entrepreneurs – or E2 – said the bulk of the 61,583 clean-energy jobs in […]

EV charging station open for business in Bisbee

Bisbee celebrated the opening of its first Level 2 electric vehicle charging station, done in partnership with APS on Thursday. The station has four hookups installed by APS on Sowles Avenue in Old Bisbee close to shopping, restaurants and hotels.

Biden’s Climate Law Is Reshaping Private Investment in the United States

Private investment in clean energy projects like solar panels, hydrogen power and electric vehicles surged after President Biden signed an expansive climate bill into law last year, a development that shows how tax incentives and federal subsidies have helped reshape some consumer and corporate spending in the United States. New data being released on Wednesday suggest […]

Inflation Reduction Act funding helps Yuma farmers grow sustainably

It’s been a year since the Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law, allocating $40 billion for farms and rural communities across the U.S. Its purpose is to maintain a food supply while addressing the impact of agriculture on climate change. “It will allow farmers the ability to lower energy costs, to create food sustainability,” […]