Articles

    Grassley, Wyden introduce tax extenders bill

    Originally posted by Erin Voegele | Feb. 28, 2019 | Biomass Magazine | Original Article On Feb. 28, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced legislation to extend 29 tax credits, including those that benefit producers of renewable di...

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    SWEPCO's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Receives National Recognition

    Originally posted as a SWEPCO Press Release | February 11, 2019 | Southwestern Electric Power Company | Original Article SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 17, 2019 – The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has recognized Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), an American Ele...

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    ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group Partner with Clariant to Advance Cellulosic Biofuel Research

    Originally posted as a REG Press Release | January 23, 2019 | Renewable Energy Group | Original Article Partnership to expand on joint ExxonMobil and REG research into cellulosic biodiesel Clariant’s sunliquid® technology to facilitate creation of compatible cellulosic sugars Object...

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    Republic Services Strengthens Commitment to Reduce Fleet Emissions with Expanded Adoption of Redeem™ Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)

    Originally posted as a Republic Services Press Release | February 11, 2019 | Republic Services | Original Article Recycling and Solid Waste Company Has Widest Geographic Usage of Redeem Fuel in North America PHOENIX (Feb. 11, 2019) – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced an a...

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    Shell to buy Greenlots, as EV charging business heats up

    Originally Posted by Katie Fehrenbacher | January 30, 2019 | GreenBiz | Original Article A wave of investment is flowing into building out electric vehicle charging networks, and a bit of that is coming from an unexpected place: oil majors. On Wednesday, electric vehicle software company Greenlo...

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    Landlords face parking challenges with the rise of electric cars

    Originally Posted by Wallace Immen | January 28, 2019 | The Globe and Mail | Original Article Icing isn’t just something that happens in winter storms or hockey games. It’s the term used when internal combustion engine (ICE) cars park in spaces reserved for charging electric vehicles,...

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    Porsche Cars North America Teams With Electrify America

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | January 28, 2019 | NGTNews | Original Article Porsche Cars North America Inc. (PCNA) has announced an agreement with Electrify America LLC to provide the first all-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of charging at Electrify America public stations ...

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    Caterpillar unveils an all-electric 26-ton excavator with a giant 300 kWh battery pack

    Originally posted by Fred Lambert | January 29th, 2019 | Electrek | Original Article Caterpillar, along with Pon Equipment, has unveiled an all-electric 26-ton excavator with a giant 300 kWh battery pack in an effort to electrify construction equipment. They built a prototype in Gjelleråsen...

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    Ingevity Unveils Low-Pressure ANG Fueling in North Charleston

    Original posted by Betsy Lillian | January 25, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article Ingevity has completed the construction of a low-pressure adsorbed natural gas (ANG) fueling station at its global headquarters and technical center in North Charleston, S.C. The fueling station will supply natural...

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    Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership Transitions to New Leadership

    On December 17th, 2018, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) appointed Courtney Young to Director of our sister coalition, the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership (SLCFP). According to SLCFP's newsletter, "Courtney joined the Coalition in 2014 through the U.S. Department of En...

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    The Ford F-150, America’s most American pickup truck, is going electric

    Originally Posted by Umair Irfan | January 25, 2019 | Vox | Original Article Major US automakers have been saying for years that the future is electric. Yet, at the moment, their electric car offerings are meager. But the electric future got a huge boost this month. Ford Motor Company, the secon...

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    Volkswagen to manufacture mobile electric car recharging stations

    Originally posted by Jan Schwartz and Edward Taylor | January 25, 2019 | Reuters | Original Article SALZGITTER, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen will manufacture electric car batteries and charging stations in its home region in Germany, as it prepares to mass produce electric vehicles and overhau...

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    New Low-Emission Buses for Baton Rouge's CATS

    In preparation for new route changes, Baton Rouge's Capital Area Transit System (CATS) is rolling out eight new low-emission buses. According to BRProud.com, CATS has added eight Gillig diesel buses "equipped with low emissions engines" to their fleet as part of their fleet-replacement plan. "The ...

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    LCF in the News: The Advocate covers our DC Fast Charger Crowdsourcing Website!

    The Advocate's Steve Hardy has written an article covering LCF's DC Fast Charger crowdsourcing website. Check it out: Clean energy officials are asking electric car owners -- and businesses who want to attract them -- to help decide where to place new charging stations. "Currently, driving long-...

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    Proterra Electric Buses Set to Arrive in Hawaii and New York

    Originally posted by David Mowatt | January 18, 2019 | EV Bite | Original Article More and more cities are getting involved in the electric bus revolution as American automotive and energy storage company Proterra recently announced their plan to supply electric buses to cities in Hawaii and New ...

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    Energy Independence Summit 2019 set to educate lawmakers about alternative fuels and Clean Cities successes

    Originally posted by Transportation Energy Partners | Fuels Fix | January 6, 2019 | Original Article Each year, Transportation Energy Partners hosts the Energy Independence Summit (EIS) in Washington D.C. EIS is the nation’s leading clean transportation policy summit. The Summit offers excl...

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    The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is available now

    Originally posted by DOE Clean Cities | FuelsFix | January 16, 2019 | Original Article This year’s guide provides fuel economy ratings for more than 1,000 light-duty vehicles. Just in time for the beginning of the new year, the 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. T...

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    Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center

    Originally posted by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy | January 17, 2019 | Original Article Today, Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced the launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Center. These efforts aim...

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    Toyota Announces Partnership With Kenworth for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development

    Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | The Drive | January 8, 2019 | Original Article The two giants will build a fleet of 10 trucks that will operate in the greater Los Angeles area. Toyota has been testing prototype hydrogen fuel cell semi trucks in California since late 2017, but now the au...

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    The Connected Reality of a Smart City

    Update: The American Public Power Association (APPA) has released a SmartCity Roadmap for cities interested in the Smart Cities system. Originally posted by Saeid Malaki | Mass Transit | December 17, 2018 | Original Article As Smart Cities are growing to be more common, the use of the IoT has allo...

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