California could ban gas-powered generators and mowers by 2024 | Engadget

The latest state budget set aside $30 million to cover the costs.The aim of the law is to reduce emissions. The regulations will apply to engines made on or after January 1st, 2024, or whenever is feasible in the state board's opinion whichever is later. Another zero-emissions rule for light-duty autonomous vehicles will come into effect starting in 2030.There are already some electric pressure washers and lawn mowers on the market. California could ban sales of some gas-powered devices, including lawn equipment, generators and pressure washers. The state will also ban sales of new combustion engine cars and trucks by 2035. Zero-emission generators might be harder to come by, though some companies have also attempted to make hydrogen-powered models.Please enter a valid email address The law also stipulates that regulators will need to offer rebates to lower the cost of switching equipment.
California could ban sales of some gas-powered devices, including lawn equipment, generators and pressure washers. Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law over the weekend that orders regulators to proh… [+1898 chars]