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    LCF in the News: Louisiana Clean Fuels Has A Master Plan for EV Charging

    Originally posted by Johnna Crider | CleanTechnica | September 25, 2019 | Original Article Louisiana Clean Fuels, an independent nonprofit affiliated with the US Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program, is helping Louisiana electric vehicle owners by creating a ma...

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    LCF in the News: Another Fun Louisiana National Drive Electric Week Event

    Originally posted by Johnna Crider | CleanTechnica | September 22, 2019 | Original Article Louisiana hosted several National Drive Electric Week events, and I got to go to two of them, the Abita Springs one last week and the Gonzales one today. In Gonzales, Plugin Louisiana and Louisiana ...

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    LCF Member in the News: SWEPCO Parent AEP Accelerates Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction Target

    Originally posted as an AEP News Release | September 10, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2019 - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is cutting carbon dioxide emissions faster than anticipated and has revised its 2030 reduction target to 70 percent from 2000 levels. The company’s previous targe...

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    LCF Member News: Cummins and UC San Diego launches study on recycling EV batteries into energy storage

    Originally posted by HJ Mai | August 28, 2019 | Utility Dive | Original Article With the expected uptick in EV adoption over the next few years, companies around the world are looking for ways to repurpose used EV batteries that can have up to a decade of life left in them, and energy storag...

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    LCF Former Member in the News: Electric busmaker Proterra gears up for new market: commercial trucks

    Originally posted by Katie Fehrenbacher | August 7, 2019 | GreenBiz | Original Article Electric bus maker Proterra is looking to sell its vehicle battery systems, powertrain tech and charging infrastructure to some new buyers: commercial truck and heavy-duty vehicle makers. It marks a brand ...

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    LCF in the News: How an odd source of funding is helping Louisiana schools replace old diesel buses

    Originally posted by Ellyn Couvillion | August 27, 2019 | The Advocate | Original Article The Ascension Parish school district had planned to buy five new diesel school buses over the next year at a cost of $500,000 to replace buses beyond repair. But, thanks to an unusual funding source, th...

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    Study Finds Propane School Buses Emit Significantly Less NOX Compared to Diesel

    Originally published by Emily Holbrook | August 5, 2019 | Energy Manager Today | Original Article According to a study commissioned by the Washington, DC-based Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), NOX emissionsmeasured from propane autogas school buses were...

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    Five Reasons to Consider Electrification

    Originally posted by Allison Transmission | August 1, 2019 | Heavy Duty Trucking | Original Article Most people in the on-highway transportation industry have heard electrification is coming to commercial vehicles (CVs), and while it is still application dependent, everyone seems to ...

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    Proterra Launches Proterra Powered™ Vehicle Electrification Solutions

    Originally posted as a Proterra press release | Aug. 6, 2019 | Original Article PROTERRA LAUNCHES PROTERRA POWERED™ VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION SOLUTIONS TO ENABLE OEMS TO BUILD HIGH-PERFORMANCE EVS FOR COMMERCIAL FLEETS Offering leverages Proterra’s proven EV expertise and industry...

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    LCF Member in the News: 10 questions for Cummins' head of electrification

    Originally published by Katie Fehrenbacher | July 16, 2019 | GreenBiz | Original Article Cummins, the giant engine and powertrain maker based in Columbus, Indiana, turned 100 this year. Over the last century it's become a dominant player in delivering diesel engines and gear to its partners such ...

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    Thomas Built Buses Rolls out New Propane Autogas Option

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | July 12, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article Thomas Built Buses Inc. has introduced the Saf-T-Liner C2 propane autogas school bus equipped with the new Driveforce 8.8L LPG engine, produced by Powertrain Solutions Integration. According to Thomas Built Buses, t...

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    A Georgia State study says diesel school bus fumes drive down test scores

    Originally posted by Ty Tagami | July 18, 2019 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Article For decades, schools have put their students on buses that belch diesel fumes, despite mounting evidence about the ill effects of the exhaust, especially on young, developing lungs. Now, as parents c...

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    Republic Services sets waste industry's most ambitious climate goal yet

    Originally posted as a press release from Republic Services | July 19, 2019 Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced its next-generation sustainability strategy, which includes seven ambitious, long-term goals designed to address critical global macrotrends related to the Company's most ...

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    U.S., Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and European Commission Launch New Hydrogen Initiative Under The Clean Energy Ministerial

    Originally posted as a new release by the US Department of Energy | May 29, 2019 | Original Article VANCOUVER, B.C. – At the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) meeting today, a new international hydrogen partnership was announced under the leadership of the United States, Canada, Japan, th...

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    American Cities Drive Fleet Electrification Efforts Across United States

    Originally posted by Ben Prochazka, Vice President of the Electrification Coalition | July 19, 2019 | Bloomberg Philanthropies | Original Article In recent years, the transportation sector has become the leading source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S., accounting for approximately 29 p...

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    Vermont proposes incentives to promote the purchase of EVs

    Originally posted by Dave Kovaleski | July 16, 2019 | DailyEnergyInsider | Original Article Vermont government and the state’s largest utility company are boosting efforts to promote electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gases through a variety of initiatives, including an incentive program...

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    Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative Announces More Than 140 Cities and Counties Have Committed to Purchasing Over 2,100 EVs by 2020

    Originally released as a press release from the Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative The Collaborative also unveiled plans to release a new, competitive bid to add electric school buses to the platform. HONOLULU, HI – JUNE 27, 2019 Today, at the second-annual Climate Mayors Summit i...

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    DOT Proposes New Requirements for Heavy-Duty CNG System Inspection

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | June 21, 2019 | NGTNews | Original Article The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed an update to its heavy-duty natural gas vehicle (NGV) fuel system tank inspection labeling requirem...

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    Proterra Launches Industry's First Comprehensive Energy Delivery System for Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fleets with Proterra Energy™ Fleet Solutions

    Originally posted by Proterra | May 16, 2019 | Original Article Proterra combines pioneering battery and charging systems with turnkey approach to infrastructure installation, energy optimization and innovative financing models BURLINGAME, Calif. – May 16, 2019 – Proterra, a leading ...

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    Blue Bird first to offer ultra-low NOx, Type-C school bus fueled by CNG

    Originally posted by ROUSH CleanTech | May 15, 2019 | FuelsFix | Original Article Engine developed by ROUSH CleanTech is 90 percent cleaner than national emissions standard. School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas that are 90 percen...

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