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Transportation

Growing a Zero-Emissions Transportation Ecosystem in Cincinnati

Pull up to an electric vehicle charging station in Cincinnati, and that station may have been delivered by the city’s first 100 percent electric truck. Servall Electric—a residential, commercial, and industrial electric company that has served the tristate area around Cincinnati for generations—is helping the city electrify in more…

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Mike Roeth: Decarbonizing Trucking from the Road

Mike Roeth has clocked thousands of miles pulling his solar-powered recreational vehicle around the country in his quest to make trucking cleaner and more efficient. For some it may seem strange that an effort to curb fuel takes fuel, since Roeth pulls his RV with a diesel-powered Ford F-250. But…

The Urgent Need to Clean Up Transportation

The bold EV targets set by President Biden today that 50 percent of all new vehicles in 2030 be electric underscore the growing consensus that we must rapidly electrify transportation. Three major automakers—GM, Ford, and Stellantis—also issued a joint statement committing to 40 to 50 percent electric vehicle sales by…

Ridehailing Drivers Will Go Electric—If We Build the Charging Stations

Michelle Pierce, a retired electrical engineer living in Southern California, is a passionate EV advocate. She started driving an electric vehicle for Lyft because she wanted to expose more people to electric vehicles and demonstrate the benefits of EVs. In 2017, Pierce rented a Chevy Bolt through the former Maven…