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Connecticut Electric-Car Incentives Unveiled, Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars Included

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Connecticut can now count itself among the cadre of states offering incentives for the purchase of new plug-in electric cars. And the name of its incentive program gets right to the point: CHEAPR is the suitably appropriate acronym for the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate pilot program.

Rewarding Dealers Who Sell Electric Cars: Connecticut Takes The Lead

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In February, the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced its "Revolutionary Dealer Award," which will recognize dealers that sell the most electric cars, according

Connecticut Considers Bill To Let Tesla Sell Direct To Buyers

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The battles between Tesla Motors and state auto-dealer associations over the carmaker''s direct-sales model has seen victories and losses for both sides. While some states have passed laws either banning or explicitly legalizing Tesla''s company-owned stores and online sales, many still haven''t weighed in either way. DON''T MISS: Where Can Tesla

GE EV Solar Carport Project debuts in Connecticut

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The GE EV Solar Carport Project made its debut in Plainville, Connecticut. GE EV Solar Carport in Plainville, CT. Click to enlarge. —T.J.

Sites of four Northeast hydrogen fueling stations announced by Air Liquide

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New York Infrastructure hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Connecticut MassachusettsCalifornia is the only U.S. state with substantial hydrogen fueling infrastructure, but now one company is giving the Northeast some attention. Air Liquide plans to open a small network of public hydrogen fueling stations in three Northeastern states by early 2017.

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Second Honda dealership achieves grid-neutral status

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Environmental dealers dealerships ConnecticutIf you're planning on buying a green car, have you ever wondered if you'll be making the purchase at a green dealership? As cars get more efficient, the carbon emissions related to the infrastructure for manufacturing and selling them should be considered as well. DON'T.

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DOE: California, Connecticut, and New York top fuel cell states

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According to the newly released State of the States: Fuel Cells in America 2016 report from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO), the top three hydrogen and fuel cell states in the US are California, Connecticut, and New York. Brief

Exxon backs carbon-capture technology to feed fuel cells

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The oil giant announced Thursday that it is expanding a partnership with Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy to develop the smaller company's fuel-cell technology. ExxonMobil is backing a new process that would capture carbon dioxide form power plants, and use it to feed fuel cells. oil Carbon carbon dioxide clean energy Exxon

Connecticut selects Allison hybrid-equipped buses for new rapid transit system

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Connecticut has selected Allison Hybrid-equipped buses for the state’s new bus-only expressway system, CTfastrak. Scheduled to begin operations in late March, CTfastrak will provide a one-seat, no transfer ride to many major regional employers, shopping and healthcare destinations across central Connecticut. Brief

Ballard to supply fuel cell module for Connecticut bus

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Ballard Power Systems signed a supply agreement with the Center for Transportation and the Environment for a 150 kW FCvelocity-HD6 fuel cell module to be integrated into a bus that will be deployed with CTTransit in Hartford, Connecticut. The All-American fuel cell hybrid bus is expected to be delivered in 2015. Earlier post.). Brief

Connecticut providing up to $3K cash rebate for buyers of BEVs, FCEVs, and PHEVs while funding lasts

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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program (CHEAPR). Under this new initiative, a cash rebate of up to $3,000 is now available for Connecticut residents, businesses, and municipalities who purchase or lease an eligible electric vehicle (EV). Brief

CCAT receives $100K USDA grant to determine feasibility of alt fuel plants in Connecticut

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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a $100,000 Rural Business Enterprise grant to the not-for-profit Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), based in East Hartford, Conn. The grant will be used to help determine the feasibility of alternative fuel plants in north-central Connecticut. Brief

Ford offering 3 years’ complimentary public charging to C-MAX Energi customers in California and Connecticut with EV 1-2-3 Charge

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C-MAX Energi is capable of being fully charged in approximately 2.5 hours with the 240-volt charging stations that are included in the program.

Connecticut Light & Power in NU EV research study; Plug My Ride

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Four municipalities and a global financial services leader are joining with Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) to install charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) as part of a research project with CL&P parent Northeast Utilities (NU). The town of West Hartford is expected to join the project shortly. Brief

Honda Fit EV Electric-Car Leasing Expands To Northeast

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The electric Fit will be available at selected locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New York, and New Jersey later this month.

Hertz Adds Chevy Volt To Car-Sharing Service, Targets Students

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A Chevrolet Volt has joined the University of Connecticut's car-sharing fleet, as part of the Hertz On Demand Car rental firm Hertz got in there early with electric cars, saying as far back as 2010 it would put the Nissan Leaf on its fleet.

Tesla Model S Road Trip: Electric Cars Make It From DC To CT

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Just days after the negative review of the Tesla Model S in The New York Times, a group of Tesla owners had finalized plans to re-create the reviewer's trip from Maryland to Groton, Connecticut. It all took less than a week.

NEESC releases 2015 hydrogen & fuel cell development plans for eight Northeastern states; power generation and transportation

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The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster ( NEESC ), administered by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. Connecticut. NEESC is administered by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. million ZEVs between 2018 and 2025, 1.24 State plan.

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2012 Nissan Leaf Now Available In Colorado, Northeastern States

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Nissan announced yesterday that it has added six new states to its list of places you can buy its all-electric Leaf hatchback; Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York. While the 2011 Nissan Leaf wasn’t ready for cold weather, the 2012 Leaf should cope with harsh winters in colorado and the northeas

Volt cruises into North Carolina and South Carolina

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Before today’s announcement, it was available in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Connecticut General Motors today announced that it is ramping up sales of its plug-in hybrid electric car, the Chevy Volt, in two new states: North Carolina and South Carolina. Like other new electric cars, the Volt is only available in a few states.

API releases latest report on US and state fuel taxes

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cpg) and Connecticut (67.70 Connecticut has the highest diesel taxes, at 79.30 Gasoline taxes, January 2014. Source: API. Source: API.

Toyota inviting royalty-free use of ~5,680 hydrogen fuel cell patents

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In November 2014, Toyota announced a collaboration with Air Liquide to develop and supply a phased network of 12 state-of-the-art hydrogen stations targeted for New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The announcement covers only fuel cell-related patents wholly owned by Toyota.

Honda cuts US lease price for Fit EV to $259/mo

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Further, the network of qualified Fit EV Honda dealers in California, Oregon, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island and Connecticut will expand from 36 to more than 200 by the end of June. In the US, Honda has cut the lease price for the Fit EV in the US to $259 a month beginning 1 June, down from $389 a month. Brief

GE debuts solar carport project

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With more than a 25 year lifespan, the GE Electric Vehicle Solar Carport has made its debut in Plainville, Connecticut. The company has teamed up with Inovateus Solar LLC, a national solar power distributor and integrator, to install the carport. With solar energy and smart grid technology, it will fully charge up to 13 electric [.].

Hexcel makes $10M 2nd round investment in 3D printing company Oxford Performance Materials

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Hexcel is a global leader in advanced composites technology with headquarters in Connecticut and manufacturing locations worldwide. Brief

California Energy Commission selects 16 hydrogen station projects for up to $33.4M in funding

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In 2016, Toyota announced a collaboration with Air Liquide to develop and supply a phased network of 12 state-of-the-art hydrogen stations targeted for New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The California Energy Commission (CEC) has selected 15 new main hydrogen retail station projects for up to $31.7

Nissan brings LEAF to new US markets

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Orders for the 2012 Nissan LEAF begin today in Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York. Nissan North America Inc. is expanding the availability of the battery-electric Nissan LEAF in the US. At the end of August, Nissan reported 6,187 LEAF units sold since its December 2010 launch. On 3 Oct., Brief

8 ZEV states announce US ZEV sales top 260,000 units

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The other seven states—Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont—account for more than 135,000 vehicles. Representatives of an eight-state partnership to develop and to support the market for zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) joined California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. million by 2025.

BMW to lease ActiveE in USA

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Motorists in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, New York City, Boston and the state of Connecticut will be thrilled that the BMW ActiveE will be made available for lease in those markets later this year. From the autumn, the vehicle will be available for $499 a month for 24months with a down-payment of $2,250. [.].

Lung Association report highlights health and climate costs of petroleum-based transportation and the benefits of shifting to ZEVs

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In addition to California, the ZEV states are Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. Connecticut: $1.4 The report, Clean Air Future: Health and Climate Benefits of Zero Emission Vehicles , was produced by the American Lung Association in California. billion by 2050. billion.

Li-ion startup Cadenza Innovation raises $5+M in oversubscribed Series A; ex Boston Power team

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Doing this also enables our team to remain a meaningful part of the solution to climate change—a mission we’ve held as individuals for decades.

FuelCell Energy completes 14.9MW fuel cell park on schedule for Dominion

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The project was completed on schedule and power is being delivered to the electric grid under a 15-year energy purchase agreement with a Connecticut electric utility. The project is located on a remediated brownfield site in an industrial area of Bridgeport, Connecticut, using only about 1.5 FuelCell Energy, Inc. Brief

DOE fuel cell market report shows continued growth, with sales surpassing $1.3B worldwide in 2013

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MW fuel cell power park opened in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and the world’s largest fuel cell power plant, 59 MW, was installed in Korea. The rest of the top five, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Ohio, have a cumulative total that is less than Michigan on its own. billion. Earlier post.). Earlier post.). A 14.9 Funding.

Audi Q6 e-Tron Electric SUV, Chrysler e-AWD, CT Electric-Car Incentives: Today's Car News

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Today, Audi confirms production of its all-electric SUV for 2018, Chrysler mulls electric all-wheel drive for its next minivan, and Connecticut unveils electric-car incentives. Connecticut unveils an incentive program for both electric cars and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles called, appropriately, CHEAPR. Today in Car News

Nissan LEAF arrives in new markets

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Orders for the 2012 Nissan LEAF are now available in Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York with deliveries to take place by [.]. The availability of the Nissan LEAF electric car in the US has now been expanded – after the vehicle became open for orders across a range of new states.

DOE to award up to $137M for SuperTruck II, Vehicle Technology Office programs

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Promote and demonstrate plug‐in electric vehicles through showcases in a variety of venues throughout New England: Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont. In 2010, the Energy Department launched the SuperTruck initiative to improve heavy-duty truck freight efficiency by 50%. Navistar, Inc. Applicant. Description. 999,977.

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More states follow California’s clean car standards

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The 13 states are: Arizona, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. The decision follows President Obama’s landmark agreement to adopt federal emission standards for the model years 2012-2016.

Platinum on tin-doped indium oxide as promising next-generation catalyst for PEM fuel cells; exceeding DOE 2015 mass activity target

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Mass activity and specific activity at 0.9V vs RHE (reversible hydrogen electrode) for Pt/ITO and Pt/C. Credit: ACS, Liu and Mustain. Click to enlarge.

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FuelCell Energy pathway for hydrogen from digester gas has negative carbon intensity for CA LCFS

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The electrical energy produced is the net electricity after subtracting the parasitic load of the Tri-Gen DFC system (705 kW). Source: ARB. gCO 2 e/MJ.

Coalition of 11 states sues US EPA over soot rules

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Led by the State of New York, the coalition also includes California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. The EPA had failed to meet an October 2011 deadline for revising the existing standards. EPA last revised the standards in 2006. Brief