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    Louisiana greenhouse gas emissions reductions task force to develop plan in 12-18 months

    Originally posted by Mark Schleifstein | June 19, 2020 | The Advocate New Orleans | Original Article A new state task force has been given a deadline of 12 to 18 months to come up with a science-based comprehensive strategy to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in Louisiana, the majority of which...

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    Volvo Trucks Deploys First Pilot All-Electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

    Originally posted as a press release from Volvo Lights | June 18, 2020 | Original Article Volvo Trucks North America has deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in Southern California as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project-an innovative collabora...

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    Cummins propane engine project reaches demonstration stage

    Originally posted Brian Richesson | June 12, 2020 | LP Gas Magazine | Original Article A propane engine project, years in the making and backed by an established U.S.-based manufacturer, is on track to give the LPG industry a premier alternative fueling option for on- and off-road market appli...

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    West Baton Rouge home to one of the state's largest solar facilities, expected to service Entergy customers in September

    Originally posted by Breanna Smith | June 10, 2020 | The West Side Journal | Original Article West Baton Rouge welcomes a new type of farm off of Rosedale Road - a 560-acre solar farm by DEPCOM Power that is one of the state’s largest solar facilities. Entergy Louisiana will purchase out...

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    West Baton Rouge home to one of the state's largest solar facilities, expected to service Entergy customers in September

    Originally posted by Breanna Smith | June 10, 2020 | The West Side Journal | Original Article West Baton Rouge welcomes a new type of farm off of Rosedale Road - a 560-acre solar farm by DEPCOM Power that is one of the state’s largest solar facilities. Entergy Louisiana will purchase out...

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    Cummins and Tula announce collaboration demonstrating the benefits of diesel dynamic skip fire (dDSF™)

    Originally posted by Cummins | April 22, 2020 | Original Article dDSF shows potential to reduce tailpipe NOx emissions while simultaneously reducing CO2 Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Tula Technology, Inc., a tech leader in improving propulsion efficiency and reducing emissions in passeng...

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    EV charging, carbon reduction included in $500B transportation infrastructure bill

    Originally posted by Bengt Halvorson | June 5, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Electric-car charging, hydrogen infrastructure, and penalties for greenhouse-gas-offending states were included in the long-anticipated U.S. House of Representatives transportation bill, released Wednesd...

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    A History of Electric Scooters

    Originally posted by John Linden | Carcovers.com | Original Article If you have been around any larger cities recently, odds are you have seen tons of those rideshare electric scooters around. The eco-friendly nature and convenience of electric scooters have seen an explosion in their populari...

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    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $130 Million in Grants for Nationwide Projects to Expand Advanced, Efficient Bus Technologies

    Modified from a news release from the FTA | June 2, 2020 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of tr...

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    Feedback Requested: Ability to Meet Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Buy America Requirements

    Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities (DFWCC) is seeking information on clean vehicle technologies that can comply with Buy America requirements set forth by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)/DFWCC has a history of using FHWA Congestion ...

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    Connected EVs could help power the grid: California utilities study how

    Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | May 22, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article California has more electric cars than any other state, and a local utility wants to put them to work powering the grid. Southern California Edison (SCE) plans to launch a dem...

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    PERC Shares Video on Creating Propane Fueling Infrastructure

    Originally posted by Green Fleet Magazine | April 3, 2020 | Original Article The Propane Education & Research Council released a new online video that gives fleet owners an in-depth look at what happens during the installation of a permanent, on-site propane autogas refueling station....

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    EVs predicted to gain market share, despite 18% sales drop in 2020

    Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | May 21, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Electric-car sales will decrease in 2020 due to the global coronavirus pandemic, but not as much as sales of internal-combustion vehicles. That's among the top-level predictions from an annual...

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    Electric Trucks Present a COVID-19 Opportunity

    Originally posted by Mike Roeth, NACFE | May 14, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article There is an old expression that says something like: it’s an ill wind that blows no good. The meaning, of course, is that even during bad situations, there can be positive results. COVID-19 made me t...

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    Electric Shuttles are Taking Off at Airports

    Originally posted by Brianna Lawrence, GNA | May 7, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article The thud of wheels hitting pavement jolts you awake, alerting you that you have arrived. You step out of the airport terminal, welcomed by a noisy cloud of people hailing rides and vehicles honking. As you...

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    Propane Autogas Hybrid Fleet Hits the Streets

    Originally posted by Steve Whaley, PERC | May 5, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article For decades, propane autogas has been a proven and reliable alternative energy source for fleets looking for a cost-effective solution for reducing emissions. Part of the reason it has remained a critica...

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    RNG’s Untapped Potential

    Originally posted by Michael Bakas, EVP Distributed Energy Systems, Ameresco | May 4, 2020 | Biofuels Digest | Original Article In the final weeks of 2019, the American Gas Foundation updated its nearly decade-old report assessing the market and technical potential for renewable natural gas (R...

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    Biodiesel Giving Back During COVID-19

    Originally published by the National Biodiesel Board While the global pandemic remains a focus across every industry, biodiesel supporters are banding together to help others in need. "I'm proud to see the response from others in our industry stepping up to help in their own ways," said National B...

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    Landi Renzo Alert: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) MY2020 F-150 5.0L

    Originally posted by Landi Renzo Ford Order cutoff for the MY2020 F-150 5.0L is THIS FRIDAY - MAY 1ST Why is this important? MY2021 will require a new EPA certification (not a rollover). If you plan on getting any CNG F-150's into your fleet this year, these need to be ordered ...

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    On-Road RNG Use Continues to Rise

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | April 20, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article NGVAmerica and the RNG Coalition say 39% of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in 2019 was renewable natural gas (RNG). Captured above ground from organic material in agricultural, wastewate...

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    KeHE Distributors invests in a renewable natural gas powered trucks

    Originally posted by US Gas Vehicles | March 24, 2020 | Original Article KeHE Distributors, a leading natural & organic, fresh and specialty distributor has partnered with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to add low-carbon emission trucks fueled with renewable natural gas (RNG) to their California flee...

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    Autonomous vehicles could be crucial in responding to future pandemics

    Originally posted by Eitan Grosbard | March 26, 2020 | The Robot Report | Original Article The global COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented public health, economic, and logistical challenges for the world. As billions of people shelter in place in hope of vanquishing the novel coronavi...

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    LCF Member in the News: Power project at Gulf oil port yields climate benefits, officials say

    Originally posted by Keith Magill | March 11, 2020 | Houma Today | Original Article Entergy has extended its power grid to serve ships docking at Port Fourchon so they no longer burn diesel while doing work at the Gulf of Mexico oilfield service hub.The Louisiana utility and Edison Chouest Offshore...

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    LCF Member in the News: U.S. Postal Service Contractor to Use Propane-Fueled Ford Trucks

    Originally posted by GRN Staff | March 5, 2020 | Green Fleet Magazine | Original Article USPS contractor McAbee Trucking purchased eight propane Autogas-fueled Ford F-750 delivery trucks that are contracted for parcel delivery routes between USPS locations in North and South Carolina. This marks...

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    Entergy sees fast growth for electrification, renewable projects

    Originally posted by Matthew Bandyk | February 20, 2020 | Utility Dive | Original Article Dive Brief: Entergy Corp. plans to ramp up work in projects to reduce emissions in its utilities’ service territories – such as electrifying processes that currently run on fossil fuels ̵...

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    UPS Utilizes RNG to Help Reach Sustainability Goals

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | February 4, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article UPS says it has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and TruStar Energy. Together, these two contracts will supply UPS with up to 80 million gallon ...

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    ChargePoint and NATSO Launch Collaborative to Significantly Expand EV Charging Along Nation’s Highways and in Rural Communities

    Originally posted by ChargePoint | February 6, 2020 | Original article The partnership will increase access to charging nationwide at more than 4,000 travel plazas and fuel stops by 2030   Alexandria, Va. and Campbell, Calif. – February 6, 2020 – ...

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    SWEPCO, Other Arkansas Parties Reach Agreement in Wind Power Proposal

    Originally posted by SWEPCO | Januar 24, 2020 | Original Article SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 24, 2020 – Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, has reached a settlement agreement with the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) General Staff, the ...

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    Department of Energy Announces Collaboration with the International Motor Sports Association

    Originally posted by the US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) | January 24, 2020 | Original Article DAYTONA, FL - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced a collaboration to encourage the de...

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    UPS turns to Arrival for some very stylish electric delivery vans

    Originally posted by Bengt Halvorson | February 4, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Another relatively new electric-vehicle company has scored a major deal to electrify some of the world’s delivery fleets.  The shipping and logistics company UPS announced last week that it...

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