Picking Up Speed, Aptera’s motor is born.

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It’s been a whirlwind few days at Aptera with a visit from Jan Žagar at Elaphe. For those of you who aren’t familiar, this innovative company manufactures our in-wheel motors. Shown below with new team members Jesse Wood, Karl Schaffner, Matt Bockman and co-CEO Steve Fambro, Jan’s goal was to help us achieve optimum drivability. One of the most advanced technologies on the market, …


Red Bike Awarded Living Lab Grant

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Exciting news in the Cincinnati micro-mobility scene — Cincinnati Red Bike was recently awarded a prestigious Living Lab Grant from the Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP). The mission of the BBSP is to identify barriers to bikeshare and find solutions to make bikeshare more accessible. Each of the five cities designated as Living Labs (Cincinnati, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Portland) …

Solarize Cincinnati

Solar Co-Op Targets Cincinnati For Next Market

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By Katie Kapusta PUBLISHED by Spectrum News 8:30 PM ET Mar. 03, 2021 CINCINNATI — Solar energy in Ohio is still a growing market. In fact, since 2016, Solar United Neighbors has helped Ohio residents save $6.6 million in local solar spending, and leaders believe the city of Cincinnati is primed for growth especially because the city and Hamilton County …


EVs and solar can be great complements to one another

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To accompany the launch of the City of Cincinnati’s Solarize Cincy program, I am sharing an infographic about how EVs and solar can complement one another. According to Solar United Neighbors (the City’s partner for the Solarize program), “Using solar as a clean ‘fuel’ for EVs has the potential to dramatically decarbonize the transportation sector. The improvements to battery technology …


EVs & Equity: Clean Transportation for Communities of Color

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This Thursday, February 25 from 1-2pm EST, EV Cincy is hosting the next installation in their E-Vroom Zoom event series, “EVs & Equity: Clean Transportation for Communities of Color.” If you found the Cleveland Study I shared last week interesting, you won’t want to miss this event, featuring two members of the Cleveland Study team at EVHybridNoire. The program will …


Cleveland Study released by EVHybridNoire and Clean Fuels Ohio

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This week we’re helping to get the word out about the brand new Cleveland Study released by EVHybridNoire and Clean Fuels Ohio. Both of these organizations are doing great work to advance adoption of electric vehicles. EVHybridNoire is “the world’s largest network of diverse electric vehicle owners and enthusiasts” and advocates for e-mobility solutions in underserved communities. Clean Fuels Ohio …


Enriching Spaces – WELL Building Standard Platinum Certified – Virtual Office Tour

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Enriching Spaces – WELL Building Standard Platinum Certified – Virtual Office Tour WHAT: Enriching Spaces Interior Services virtual office tour – First in Ohio and 9th in the US to receive WELL Certification Platinum WHERE: Virtual (Forrest Park, Ohio) WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021; 11 am to Noon, photo links to registration page “How a small company achieved WELL Certified™ Platinum on a tight budget!” Dawn Schwartzman (CEO, Enriching Spaces) …

Cincinnati Permaculture Institute

Final Registration Call for Winter Permaculture Design Certification

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This just in from This Land Inc. Learn Permaculture in Hybrid Format for the Pandemic and be ready for 2021 Growing Season This transformative course continues to train leaders who are pioneering a Regenerative Future Why take the Course Now? You’ll be ready to design and start planting your Permaculture Site by the first frost free days of the season …


EV Cincy’s Charging 101 Fact Sheet

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I’m excited to share this week’s EV resource: FB-Twitter-LinkedIn – Charging 101 So much information but laid out in a clear and easy way. If you are considering becoming an EV owner, you’ll want to download a copy for yourself. As always, take a look at it and let me know if you have any questions. One of the most …


Busting EV Myths

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Hello from your local EV Cincy Ambassador! This week I’m sharing a simple document from EV Cincy that presents and dispels 5 common “myths” regarding electric vehicles. Have you come across these or other EV myths? Or, are there other EV-related topics you’d like more information about? My role as an EV Ambassador is to work with EV Cincy to …