Clean Fuel News

    US DOE Announces Top Staffing Appointments

    Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in on February 25, 2021, as the 16th Secretary of Energy by Vice President Kamala Harris, following a broad bipartisan confirmation vote of 64-35 in the United States Senate. Secretary Granholm is only the second woman to lead the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). R...

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    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces FY 2021 Round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grant Program

    Originally posted by the US Department of Transportation WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced it is seeking applicants for the FY 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program to fund transportation projects of ...

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    XL Fleet Partnering with Curbtender to Develop All-Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Refuse Trucks

    Originally posted by XL Fleet | Original Article Together, both companies will develop a series of all-electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid electric refuse truck models across a range of Class 3-8 waste management vehicle options, beginning in 2021. BOSTON, February 4, 2021 – XL Fleet Corp. (...

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    Major manufacturer drops hydrogen trucks in favor of battery-electrics

    Originally posted by Loz Blain | January 28, 2021 | New Atlas | Original Article Where will hydrogen fit in the clean transport mix? Not in trucking, says one of the world's largest heavy duty vehicle manufacturers, which is scaling back its fuel cell big-rig research and development op...

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    Federal Highway Administration proposes sign regulation changes, raises concern

    Originally posted by Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition | January 22, 2021 | Fuels Fix | Original Article In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed changes to regulations states must follow when installing signs informing drivers which services—including food, gas,...

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    New ROUSH CleanTech Electric Truck Achieves Key California Incentive

    Originally posted as a ROUSH CleanTech Press Release | January 26, 2021 | Original Article Incentive program accelerates purchase of cleaner, more efficient trucks and buses in state LIVONIA, Mich. (Jan. 26, 2021) — ROUSH CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery electric truck has achieved the p...

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    LCF in the News: Energizing Louisiana’s economy with clean fuels for a healthy future

    Originally posted by Samantha Morgan | January 20, 2021 | WAFB | Original Article BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Energy is life. The way we capture, store, and produce energy for our modern world is an expanding landscape that is as much dependent on new technology as it is a new way of thinking. ...

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    Ann Arbor Buys Electric Mustangs for Police Officers

    Originally posted by Government Fleet | January 6, 2021 | Original Article The Ann Arbor, Mich., Police Department is purchasing two electric Ford Mustang vehicles for its patrol fleet, consistent with its green fleet policy. The Mach-E AWD vehicles cost $47,000 each, according to city council docu...

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    New York Municipality Introduces First Police Outfitted Tesla

    Originally posted by Government Fleet | January 4, 2021 | Original Article The Hastings on Hudson, N.Y., Police Department took delivery of the first Tesla Model Y that has been outfitted with lights, sirens, and radio for police use on Dec. 21, according to a Facebook post. It has been ...

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    Massachusetts to require new cars sold to be electric by 2035

    Originally posted by The Fourth Revolution | December 31, 2020 | Original Article Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a plan on Wednesday that mandates all new cars sold in the state be electric by 2035, in addition to other measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The governo...

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    Preparing Frontline Professionals for an Evolving Energy Future

    Originally posted by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy | Original Article Firefighters, first responders, utility workers, safety officials and building managers all play an important role in assuring building safety and responding in case of an incident. With a changing energy s...

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    New Signage Leads Connecticut Motorists to Alternative Fuel Corridors

    Originally posted by Matthew Mercure | December 15, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) say motorists on Connecticut’s interstate highways (I-84, I-9...

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    Battery Recycling Prize Announces Phase II Prize Winners

    Originally posted by the US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy | December 17, 2020 | Original Article Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the seven winners of Phase II of the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize. The phased prize competit...

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    FreeWire Technologies and Envision AESC Announce Partnership in Developing Innovative Battery-Integrated Products to Meet EV Charging Demand

    Originally posted as a FreeWire press release | Original Article FreeWire overcomes power and space limitations of ultrafast EV charging deployments with novel products backed by Envision AESC battery technology. FreeWire Technologies, an innovative electric vehicle (EV) charging and power solutio...

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    XL Fleet Launches Pilot Program with Essential Utilities, Inc. to Electrify its Utility Fleet

    Originally posted as an XL Fleet press release | Original Article Leading Water/Wastewater/Natural Gas Corporation Serving 5 Million People Across 10 States is Deploying XL Fleet’s Hybrid Electric Drive System on its Most Popular GM Fleet Vehicles After Successful Trial BOSTON, December 11, ...

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    Republic Services Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for Fifth Consecutive Year

    Originally published as a Republic Services press release | Original Article Company Recognized for Its Sustainability Platform and Industry-Leading Climate Strategy Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) was named to both the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) World and North America Indices for t...

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    Massive $1.2B renewable diesel facility planned for Port of Greater Baton Rouge

    Originally posted by Stephanie Riegel | November 10, 2020 | Greater Baton Rouge Business Report | Original Article The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is poised to approve at a special meeting tonight an agreement that will pave the way for the development of one of the largest renewable ener...

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    John Bel Edwards to address first climate emissions reduction task force meeting on Monday

    Originally posted by Mark Schleifstein | November 8, 2020 | Nola.com | Original Article Gov. John Bel Edwards will address his new Climate Initiatives Task Force, which is supposed to come up with ways to reach a statewide “net zero” level of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, ...

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    Volvo LIGHTS Team Helps Facilitate Authorization for Public MDHD EV Charging Stations in California

    Originally posted as a press release from Volvo Trucks North America | October 29, 2020 | Original Article Volvo Trucks North America today announced an important milestone in the path to the wide-scale electrification of medium- and heavy-duty trucks via the expansion of public charging ...

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    ROUSH CleanTech Deploys Class 6 Battery Electric Vehicles

    Originally posted by ROUSH CleanTech | October 26, 2020 | Original Article Penske is first truck leasing and rental company to deploy the electric vehicles with customers operating in California LIVONIA, Mich. (October 26, 2020) — ROUSH CleanTech, known for its advanced clean transportation ...

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