#ICYMI Cleantech News 10/16/15

Welcome again to our series of regular In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) cleantech news blog posts. These blog posts feature some of the most interesting, compelling and/or impactful cleantech news of the week.

This week’s highlights include New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pledging to start talks to link North American carbon markets; utilities coming to accept the EPA’s Clean Power Plan; and a New York Times piece analyzing the massive growth of EVs in California.

Here are some of the top stories in cleantech this week:

· CARBON: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a global pledge to fight climate change and pledged to start talks to link North American carbon markets, reported Julia Pyper of Greentech Media.

· EVs: Matt Ritchel of The New York Times wrote an in-depth piece on how the massive growth of EVs in California is outpacing the availability of electric charging stations.

· UTILITIES: Utility Dive’s Robert Walton reported that while more than a dozen states and coal companies are challenging the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, utilities are generally accepting the carbon mandates.

· WIND: An NRDC report found that wind power is dominating the United States’ renewable energy growth, contributing roughly two-thirds of generation from renewable resources other than hydropower.

· NORWAY: The New York Times’ David Jolly highlighted how Norway has become a global model of how to get the public to embrace electric vehicles.

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