Dozens of Tucson teenagers are advocating for climate justice across the state and making sure their voices are part of important community conversations. The Arizona Youth Climate Coalition got its start in 2019 as part of the nationwide Youth Climate Strike, inspired by Swedish student Greta Thunberg, who staged a protest outside of the Swedish […]
On Aug. 23, the City of Tucson’s Mayor and Council will make a critical decision which could ensure Tucson a more sustainable future through electric vehicles (EV). They will decide to prepare residents and businesses for the inevitable EV boom, or they will reject a common sense EV charging infrastructure plan. If they reject the […]
Few announcements have rocked the automotive industry as hard as the one-two punch of General Motors’ notice of intent to exclusively produce electric-powered vehicles by 2035 and the Ford Motor Company’s $30 billion investment in electric vehicle development. The latter has thus far resulted in the release of an all-electric F-150 and Mustang, the automaker’s two top-selling […]
Customers of Marana-based Trico Electric Cooperative will soon be getting more clean power from a solar farm with battery storage the rural co-op is constructing west of North Oracle Road near Catalina. Expected to go into operation in June, the Chirreon Solar and Battery Storage Facility will have a generating capacity of 10 megawatts of […]
OPINION: Arizona needs federal help to maximize solar potential.
Trash-hauler Republic Services has placed an order for 2,500 electric garbage and recycling trucks to be made by Nikola Corp. in a zero-emissions transportation deal that links two of Arizona’s most valuable corporations.
Arizona could see a surge in renewable energy projects built by non-utility operators following a ruling this week by the Arizona Corporation Commission.
State regulators have approved a landmark deal between the University of Arizona and Tucson Electric Power Co. to meet most of the energy needs of the sprawling UA campus with renewable energy.
Re: the Nov. 21 article “Phoenix’s Nikola Corp. claims breakthrough in battery cells meant to power heavy trucks.”
Two years ago, having electric shuttle service in Sabino Canyon seemed like a faint dream for Paul Marques, then-president of Friends of Sabino Canyon. That dream became a reality Saturday, with a soft launch of the emission-free shuttle service.