NY Times - By Air, Land and Sea, Travel is Electrifying

The roar of a jet engine, the vroom of a car, the vibration of a moving ship.

These sounds and sensations, commonly associated with travel and motion, share a common source: fossil fuel-powered engines.

But as regulators and businesses around the world try to reduce carbon emissions, airplanes, automobiles and ships are going electric. It’s good for the environment, but it also means travel itself may be changing. Here’s a look at a few of the initiatives that are underway.

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Press Release - Hybrid Electric Retrofits Will Lead the Way in Decarbonizing Aviation

Los Angeles, CA. July 17, 2019 In remarks ahead of the EAA AirVenture airshow this month, Ampaire CEO Kevin Noertker revealed the company’s roadmap toward new all-electric commuter aircraft, beginning with the rapid introduction of electric powertrains on currently certified aircraft. This approach addresses two major problems in commercial aviation today—high operating costs and the environmental impact of CO2 and other emissions. 

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Press Release - Ampaire Offers First Hybrid Electric Aircraft for Sale to General Aviation Pilots

Hawthorne, Calif., (July 17, 2019) Ampaire, a pioneer in practical applications of electric power for aviation, will begin accepting Letters of Intent for its Ampaire Electric EEL hybrid electric aircraft at the EAA AirVenture airshow next week. The EEL is a retrofit of a Cessna 337 and has a conventional combustion engine plus an electric motor/battery pack drivetrain. The company already has more than a dozen letters of interest from regional airlines and charter providers. 

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Grist - The first generation of electric airplanes is almost here

It’s no secret that the air travel industry has got some major problems. Aviation entrepreneur Kevin Noertker will be the first to admit that — and to list them for you. Flights are expensive, noisy, and disruptive, Noerkter says, and they pollute like nobody’s business, fueling climate change and poisoning fenceline communities. (Not-so-fun fact: The U.S. banned leaded street gasoline in 1996, but planes with piston engines are still burning the stuff.)

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Press Release - Personal Airline Exchange Announces Order for Ampaire Electric Aircraft

Paris, France. (June 18th, 2019) – On the coattails of Ampaire’s successful flight tests, Personal Airline Exchange (PAX) has placed an order for 50 Ampaire Electric EEL commuter aircraft, with options for 50 additional electrified planes. PAX also intends to immediately acquire two upgraded aircraft from Ampaire to kickstart initial operations prior to hybrid conversion.

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Asana blog - 6 Asana-powered company leaders who are saving our environment

From providing commuter benefits and using eco-friendly office supplies to maintaining a zero waste culinary program and achieving our Green Business Innovator Certification, we love doing our part to keep the planet green. We also love when our customers make environmental sustainability a priority. On this World Environment Day (WED), we’re proud to highlight these six standout companies that are using Asana to help save our environment.

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