Clean Fuel News

New ROUSH CleanTech Electric Truck Achieves Key California Incentive

Posted by Victoria on 01/26/2021 4:29 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 01/20/2021 9:49 pm  /   Louisiana News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 01/12/2021 3:23 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 01/12/2021 3:21 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 01/06/2021 2:18 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 12/29/2020 4:20 pm  /   EERE (Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy), National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 12/17/2020 7:31 pm  /   National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 12/11/2020 4:46 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, LCF Members, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 12/11/2020 4:41 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, LCF Members, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 12/07/2020 12:00 am  /   Emissions & Fuel Economy, LCF Members, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 11/11/2020 12:27 am  /   Bio Fuels, Louisiana News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 11/09/2020 2:23 pm  /   Emissions & Fuel Economy, Louisiana News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 10/31/2020 12:00 am  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 10/31/2020 12:00 am  /   Electric Vehicles, LCF Members, News

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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Republic Services takes delivery of first electric refuse truck

Posted by Victoria on 10/25/2020 12:00 am  /   Electric Vehicles, LCF Members, News

Originally posted by James Menzies | October 6, 2020 | Trucknews.com | Original Article GREENSBORO, N.C. – Republic Services has taken delivery of its first Mack LR Electric waste collection truck. The keys were handed over during a virtual ceremony and press conference Oct. 6 at Mack T...

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NTEA Provides Update on Work Truck Week 2021

Posted by Victoria on 10/23/2020 9:16 pm  /   Clean Fuels Events - National/Regional, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 10/23/2020 8:38 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

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

Posted by Victoria on 10/12/2020 5:11 pm  /   Clean Fuels Events - National/Regional, National News, News

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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LCF Member in the News: REG Plans Expansion of Geismar Renewable Diesel Plant

Posted by Victoria on 10/11/2020 7:03 pm  /   Bio Fuels, LCF Members, Louisiana News, News

Originally posted by Michael Bates | October 7, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article Renewable Energy Group Inc. (REG), a company that specializes in transforming renewable resources into clean fuels, says it plans to undertake a capacity expansion of its Geismar, La., biorefinery, from its current...

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