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Saft launches industrial production at Jacksonville Li-ion battery plant

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Saft inaugurated an advanced automated lithium-ion battery factory in Jacksonville, Florida. Saft Jacksonville has an annual sales capacity of $300 million. million federal grant from the Department of Energy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Brief

Saft begins deliveries of first lithium-ion batteries produced by new Jacksonville plant

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Jacksonville, Florida. The first deliveries from Jacksonville have included hundreds of cells for battery assembly for European customers. —Dan Miller, Jacksonville operations manager. Saft also received incentives from the state of Florida and the city of Jacksonville. Brief

Saft Confirms Location for Li-ion Battery Factory in Jacksonville, Florida

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Following receipt of a $95 million grant from the US Department of Energy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and successful negotiations between Saft, the state of Florida, and the city of Jacksonville, construction will soon begin in Jacksonville for a lithium-ion battery factory.

Alliance AutoGas launches 5300-mile, 12-city Coast-to-Coast Clean Air Ride with converted F-150

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The converted F-150 will travel across the country from Kansas City to Seattle, WA, and back through the US, stopping along the way, to complete its journey in Jacksonville, FL, on 18 May, followed by a Homecoming event in Asheville, NC, on 23 May. Behind the autogas truck, they will be trailering a propane mower. It is powered by a 25.5

Saft aiming for lithium-ion plant funding

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Depending on market conditions, Saft hopes to raise approximately €120million by way of preferential subscription rights to fund a lithium-ion battery plant in Jacksonville, Florida, a lithium-ion hybrid and electric battery plant in Holland, Michigan, and to reinforce its financial flexibility. per cent reduction at constant exchange rates.

Saft to Raise Approximately 120M to Fund Li-ion Plants in US

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Jacksonville. The plant, to be based in Jacksonville, Florida, will manufacture batteries for a number of Saft’s existing markets (telecom back-up power, aviation and military), but most importantly, it will address the developing market for renewable energy storage. reduction in Q3 sales year-on-year to €123.2 million.

General Dynamics NASSCO delivers 1st LNG-powered containership; christens first ECO tanker

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The Jones Act-qualified ships will operate between Jacksonville, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered containership, the Isla Bella , to TOTE Maritime. The ship was delivered nearly two months ahead of schedule. LNG-conversion-ready ECO tanker. Brief

Successful run across the US on 37.6 gallons of 100% NEXBTL renewable diesel; 66.7 mpg w/ average speed 67.7 mph

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The 2,507-mile (4,035 km) journey, which began in Jacksonville, Florida, and finished successfully in Santa Monica, California, took a total driving time of 37 hours 2 minutes (thus average speed = 67.7 mph/109 km/h). The result was a car that maintains all of its power and handling of a racecar, yet is still street legal. l/100 km). Brief

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DOE to provide ~$1B in cost-shared funding to FutureGen; oxy-combustion of coal with carbon capture and storage

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Project. Earlier post.) The FutureGen 2.0 Project (DOE/EIS-0460). For the FutureGen 2.0 Click to enlarge. million tons (1.1 The FutureGen 2.0 Project.

Veolia Transportation converting 300 of its US taxis to propane autogas; launching Baltimore’s first propane autogas taxi fleet

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In addition to the 50 Checker Yellow taxis in Baltimore by the end of 2012, Veolia Transportation will convert more than 250 of the taxis it operates in Pittsburgh, Jacksonville and Denver to run on propane autogas. Veolia Transportation is launching Baltimore’s first propane autogas taxi fleet. billion passenger trips per year. Brief

BOEM releases for comment draft EIS on G&G survey activities to develop energy resources in Mid- and South Atlantic

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Public meetings to receive comments are scheduled in Jacksonville, Fla.; The US Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released for public comment the draft Atlantic Geological and Geophysical (G&G) Activities Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). Savannah, Ga.; Charleston, S.C; Resources.

Kenworth Receives Largest Hybrid Tractor and Truck Order Yet

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GVW) will be deployed to Albuquerque, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus (Ohio), Jacksonville (Fla.), Coca-Cola Enterprises has ordered 150 Kenworth T370 diesel-electric tractors and 35 Kenworth T370 hybrid trucks, all of which will be on the road this year. The Kenworth T370 tractors (rated at 55,000 lb.

US MARAD study finds marine use of natural gas substantially reduces some air pollutants and slightly reduces GHG emissions

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The coastwise OGV was evaluated transiting the East Coast of the United States (US) between the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) and Jacksonville, FL. The authors applied a total fuel cycle analysis (TFCA) methodology to evaluate “well-to-hull” emissions for vessel operations. This is an important consideration. Resources.

President Obama Outlines Vision and Plan for US High-Speed Passenger Rail System; $13B to Start

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Southeast Corridor (Washington, Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta, Macon, Columbia, Savannah, Jacksonville). Source: DOT. Click to enlarge.

Obama outlines plans for high-speed rail system

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Southeast Corridor (Washington, Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta, Macon, Columbia, Savannah, Jacksonville). With the promise that he will scrutinise how every dollar is spent as the US bids to stage an economic recovery, President Barack Obama has released a strategic vision for a high-speed passenger rail system in the US.

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Jacksonville. I also noticed many Honda Civic hybrids and armies of hybrid SUVs. A quick review of the most recent annual numbers from R.L.

GM Files Voluntary Chapter 11; Agreements with US Treasury and Canada; New GM Expected in 60-90 Days

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Jacksonville, Fla. General Motors Corp. reached agreements with the US Treasury and the governments of Canada and Ontario for the creation of a smaller, self-sustaining “New GM”. Pending approvals, the New GM is expected to launch in about 60 to 90 days as a separate and independent company from the current GM. GM Manufacturing Plans.

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President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

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Jacksonville, FL. President Obama announced 48 new advanced battery and electric drive projects that will receive $2.4 billion in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The announcement marks the single largest investment in advanced battery technology for hybrid and electric-drive vehicles ever made. Applicant. Technology.