California governor signs sweeping climate measures into law

The record $54bn California Climate Commitment includes the goal to achieve statewide carbon-neutrality ‘as soon as possible’ and no later than 2045

Amazon-backed firm Infinium to power its trucking fleet with electrofuels

It is expected to help reduce carbon emissions for roughly five million miles of travel per year

SoCalGas to convert 200 more service trucks to renewable natural gas

The latest addition will result in around 44% of its service vehicles running on cleaner fuels

‘US charging point frenzy could leave people of colour behind’

Black communities could be left behind in EV surge, the NAACP claims

Days after banning petrol cars, Californians urged not to charge EVs

This is after the state is expected to experience temperatures peaking 37°C

California bans sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035

The new rule requires 100% of new car sales in the state to be zero-emission

Former Tesla exec’s start-up Lunar Energy acquires UK’s Moixa

The California-based company completed a $300m funding round over the past two years as it quietly worked in stealth

Packaging firm Sealed Air invests $9m in solar energy

The solar farm is now powering its manufacturing facility in California and is expected to reduce its energy spend by $1m a year

Nikola to buy battery pack supplier Romeo Power in $144m deal

The acquisition is expected to enable significant operational improvements and cost reductions in battery pack production

EVCS raises $68.8m to expand EV fast charging zero-carbon network

The capital raised will support the company’s expansion into more than 35 new cities across California and Washington as well as increase charger density in its existing communities