Dear Mr. Gates,
From your recent MIT Tech Review interview, it sounds like your Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which is rallying investors to fund more clean energy technologies to stop global warming, is progressing.
As lifelong entrepreneurs and founders of a scaling clean technology company, we find it inspiring that you are personalizing this effort to enable transformative energy solutions, and that you’ve set an ambitious goal to stop global warming at less than a 2 degrees Celsius rise. Let’s go for it! Continue reading “XL Hybrids Founders Offer Suggestions for Bill Gates Energy Coalition”
The City of Bostonâ€™s Central Fleet Management Division is responsible for acquisition, remarketing, and repair and maintenance services for a diversified fleet of 1,100 municipal vehicles and equipment. With the cityâ€™s Greenovate Boston Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050, the city strives to replace part of their fleet each year with vehicles that reduce environmental impact and help improve fleet operation efficiencies. Continue reading “City of Boston is Achieving 28% Improvement in Miles Driven per Gallon with the XL3Â® Hybrid Electric Drive Systems”
Tod Hynes is President and Founder of XL Hybrids, the leader in fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets. Hynes was director of alternative energy at Citizens Energy and started the companyâ€™s wind development businesses. A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he co-founded the MIT Clean Energy Prize and teaches a graduate course called Energy Ventures at the university. Continue reading “Accelerating Vehicle Electrification”