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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    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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    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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    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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    NTEA Provides Update on Work Truck Week 2021

    Originally posted by Kristen Simpson | Oct. 21, 2020 | NTEA | Original Press Release Association exploring options to share education and connect businesses in year ahead FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Oct. 21, 2020) — NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry announc...

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    In Case of Electric-Car Fire, Half of Fire Departments Are Unprepared

    Originally posted by Sebastian Blanco | October 10, 2020 | Car and Driver | Original Article NTSB study says U.S. firefighters need different techniques for fires in battery-carrying EVs than standard gas vehicles, but there's no reason for alarm. The National Transportation Safety Board sa...

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    Free NAFTC online courses help towing and salvage operators learn to safely handle alternative fuel vehicles

    Press Release from National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium at West Virginia University is offering two online trainings targeting towing and salvage operators about how to safely handle alternative fuel vehicles, o...

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    Proterra Unveils the ZX5 Battery-Electric Bus

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | September 15, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article Proterra, a company that specializes in heavy-duty electric transportation, has introduced its newest battery-electric transit vehicle, the Proterra ZX5 electric bus.  The ZX5 bus, Proterra’...

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    Lonestar Specialty Vehicles Partners with In-Charge Energy for Turnkey Electric Vehicle Energy and Charging Solutions

    Originally posted by EINPresswire | July 30, 2020 | Original Article Today Lonestar Specialty Vehicles announced it has partnered with In-Charge Energy, an energy solutions company based in Los Angeles, California, to provide customers Turnkey Energy and Charging solutions for fleet conversion...

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    WEBINAR | Federal Funding: 2020 & Beyond | Sept. 29 @ 12:30 PM

    Federal Funding: 2020 & Beyond Sep 29, 2020 | 12:30 PM CDT This webinar engages leaders from the US EPA, US DOE and US DOT to provide an overview of and updates on federal grant and rebate funding assistance programs for clean medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. The presentations ...

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