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DOE seeking feedback on findings of hydrogen production and delivery workshops

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The first workshop focused on hydrogen transmission and distribution and was held at DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 25-26 February 2014. The second workshop also was held at NREL 27-28 February 2014, and focused on electrolytic hydrogen production. Highlights of the workshop by topic area included: Commercial.

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ANSI convening EV codes and standards workshop

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The workshop will consider current and future US domestic, regional, and international standards, codes, conformity assessment activities, and education and training initiatives. The input from the workshop will go into a report to be prepared afterwards. Brief

Upcoming workshop for SAE J2954 wireless power transfer status and testing in California

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The workshop is the day before the SAE 2017 Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium , also in San Diego. The workshop will review the SAE J2954 light duty document, the anticipated timeline for standardization to commercialization, and the status of technology projects. A separate meeting will be held later for heavy-duty WPT.

Argonne Lab hosting Electrical Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Workshop

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Argonne National Laboratory ( ANL ) is hosting the Electrical Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Workshop at its campus outside of Chicago on 20-21 March. The Workshop, sponsored by the Robert W. Earlier post.). The event will address: Fundamentals of energy storage and its applications. Energy storage marketplace. Brief

ARB staff to hold workshop on rulemaking to link California and Québec Cap-and-Trade programs

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will hold a public workshop on 9 April in Sacramento to discuss draft amendments to the Cap-and-Trade Regulation for linking the California program with Québec’s cap-and-trade program. The workshop will be webcast. Cap-and-Trade Workshop: Regulation for Linking California’s and.

DOE BETO hosting alternative aviation fuel workshop

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The US Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is hosting a 2-day workshop gathering lead experts in the field of aviation biofuels on 14–15 September. During the workshop, attendees will discuss potential solutions for overcoming technical and regulatory barriers to the development of renewable aviation fuel.

Winter EV Conversion Workshop

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If you're in the San Diego area, and would like to attend an EV conversion workshop. The Kick Gas Car Club is offering a series of evening classes, starting in January, on converting a small pickup to electric. Class size is limited to 8 people. Follow the link for more information or to grab a seat

Berkeley Lab hosts UC-industry battery workshop; bridging the gap in applied research

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Berkeley Lab hosted a battery research workshop last week to explore what role researchers in the University of California (UC) system can play in bridging the gap between science research and technology deployment of new batteries. The workshop addressed the need for energy storage for both transportation and the grid. Brief

China-US workshop emphasizes cooperation on EV standardization

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The overarching focus of the workshop was cooperation on standards, conformance, and training programs among industry and government stakeholders to facilitate the growth of the EV market. The workshop was the fourteenth of twenty to be held under the US-China SCCP over a three-year period in China. —Joe Bhatia. Brief

California ARB holding public workshop on how to spend VW’s $800M ZEV payment

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public workshop on Friday, 2 December 2016, to provide suggestions for Volkswagen’s $800-million 10-year zero emission vehicle (ZEV) Investment Commitment in California. Appendix C requires VW to invest $800 million in California over a 10-year period to support the increased use and availability of ZEVs—the topic of the workshop.

2012 Tesla Model S Prototype Workshop: Photo Gallery

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Some of the loudest of the skepticism over Tesla's plans to design and build an all-electric luxury sports sedan have died down after the company showed an all-aluminum body-in-white at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Even Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda checked it out. Tesla is continuing its campaign to convince the global automotive world that it's a

Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture workshop

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To register for the CVRIA Workshop, please visit These viewpoints result in a Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA). A consolidated list of interfaces to be considered for standardization will be developed from the CVRIA. —ITS JPO. 5:00 p.m. PDT and 1 May 2013, 8:30 a.m.-4:00

Western Washington CCC hosting workshop on renewable methane and transportation

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The Western Washington (state) Clean Cities Coalition is hosting a workshop next month on renewable natural gas (RNG, or biogas) and its potential as a transportation fuel in Washington state. The workshop will also educate attendees on the logistics and physical components of an RNG project. Technical Information on Refining the Fuel.

Cal Energy Commission hosting technology merit review workshop on EV charging infrastructure project

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The California Energy Commission will host a workshop Monday, 25 April, in which executives from four companies including ChargePoint and Green Charge Networks, two non-profits, one municipal utility district and one state agency will discuss the successes and challenges of developing electric vehicle charging technology in California.

AAPG holding workshop on hydraulic fracturing

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The workshop is also intended to bring together technology developers and users with environmental specialists, regulators, and policy makers to find common ground and open channels of discussion and understanding. Concern and regulation of hydraulic also is growing in other areas of the world, especially in Europe. Brief

Cal Energy Commission holding workshop on rapid land subsidence and impact on gas & oil infrastructure

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The staff of the California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop on 10 November in Sacramento to open a discussion about the extremely fast rate of land subsidence in the Central Valley of California and how it may be affecting the oil & natural gas infrastructure. Brief

AERIS team conducting free public workshop on connected vehicle environmental applications

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The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will conduct a free public workshop soliciting discussion with the adopter community on connected vehicle environmental applications that may be candidates for the upcoming Connected Vehicle Pilot demonstrations. Brief

Ohio workshop seeks ideas for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

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NASA and the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) are sponsoring the second in a series of regional public workshops to gather ideas and suggestions on the design of the proposed National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). The workshop will be held 9 July at the Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland.

California Energy Commission holding two hydrogen workshops on infrastructure and fueling

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In August, the California Energy Commission (CEC) will hold two public workshops related to the use of hydrogen as a transportation fuel: one on infrastructure, the other on measurement and dispensing. On 12 August, CEC staff will host a public workshop on California’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure. Brief

Cal Energy and NREL holding public workshop on Natural Gas Vehicle Research Roadmap

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The California Energy Commission and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are holding a workshop to solicit public feedback on the 2015 draft Natural Gas Vehicle Research Roadmap. Low natural gas prices, increased supplies, and a changing regulatory landscape have impacted the natural gas vehicle market. —2015 draft Roadmap.

Workshop to help shape UK project on dynamic power transfer for EVs; charge while you drive

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Via the UK’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership comes word that the UK Highways Agency will hold a workshop in Central London on 28 November for stakeholders to help shape a project on dynamic wireless power transfer. The workshop marks the start of engagement for the feasibility study. Brief

ARPA-E holding Workshop on Powertrain Innovations for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will be holding a Workshop on Powertrain Innovations for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, taking place in Denver, CO on 14-15 May 2015. To express an interest in attending please contact Dr. Chris Atkinson, ARPA-E Program Director.

Fraunhofer holding 3rd annual workshop on Li-sulfur batteries in November

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Fraunhofer IWS in Dresden, Germany will hold its 3rd annual workshop on Lithium-sulfur batteries from 12-13 November 2014. As with the prior Lithium-Sulfur Battery Workshops in 2012 and 2013, this year’s symposium will bring together an international audience of scientists and industrial customers. Brief

DOE to Host Thermoelectrics Applications Workshop

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The US Department of Energy is planning to hold the 2009 Thermoelectrics Applications Workshop 29 September to 2 October in San Diego, CA. The workshop will have Key Principal Investigators summarize their work. The DOE Vehicle Technologies (VT) Program has been supporting the development and application thermoelectrics in vehicles.

California ARB holding public workshop on Advanced Clean Cars rulemaking

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ARB is holding a one-day workshop to discuss ARB staff’s preliminary thoughts and. This is the fourth technical workshop for the Advanced Clean Cars rulemaking: The first, on 2 March, focused on preliminary elements of the proposed criteria. Material from the previous workshops can be found here. early 2011. reduction.

NHTSA hosting vehicle mass-size-safety workshop for input into forming CAFE regs

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The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is conducting a workshop today and tomorrow on issues related to fuel economy, vehicle mass reduction and the effects of vehicle mass and size on vehicle safety. The workshop will be at DOT Headquarters in Washington, DC. Brief

California Energy Commission staff to hold Vehicle-Grid Integration Roadmap stakeholder workshop

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The staff of the California Energy Commission will conduct a workshop to gather input from stakeholders on a draft outline of a Vehicle-Grid Integration Roadmap document on 8 October in Sacramento, California. Executive Order B-16-2012 establishes milestones on a path toward 1.5 million ZEVs in California by the year 2025. Brief

NRC workshop to focus on advances in catalysis needed to exploit feedstock changes driven by shale gas

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The Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology (BCST) of the National Research Council (NRC) will host an interactive, multidisciplinary public workshop scheduled for May 2016 that will focus on identifying gaps and opportunities in catalysis research in an era of shifting feedstocks from crude oil to natural gas for chemical production.

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GM China holds electrification workshop in Shanghai; showcases range of 4 electrified vehicles

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General Motors China held an electrification workshop in Shanghai to showcase its new energy vehicles and advanced powertrains. The workshop also highlighted GM China’s long-term vehicle electrification strategy. GM China will hold similar electrification workshops in Beijing and Guangzhou. It consumes 5.2 Brief

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California ARB to hold workshop on future of Zero Emission Bus regulation

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is holding a public workshop on 17 September 2013, in Diamond Bar, California, to discuss updates to the Zero Emission Bus (ZBus) regulation and to explore the status of, and future developments to, ZBus technology and related systems. Brief

SAE International and @GM announce new collegiate competition for autonomous technology; Chevy #Bolt as platform

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Throughout the AutoDrive Challenge competition cycle, students and faculty will be invited to attend technology specific workshops to help them in their concept refinement and overall autonomous technical understanding. These foundational teams will be announced April 2017. Brief

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8th Fully Networked Car workshop to be held in association with Geneva Motor Show

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The eighth annual Fully Networked Car workshop , will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, 6 March 6, in association with the Geneva International Motor Show. Organizations taking part in the workshop include Bosch, PayPal, Google, Audi, Panasonic Automotive Systems and SAE International. Brief

ARPA-E to host workshop on “Transportation Behavior and New Technologies”

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) will host a workshop on “Transportation Behavior and New Technologies,” on 16 March 2012, in Berkeley, CA. Summaries of the workshop will be provided on the ARPA-E website shortly following the event. The workshop is not open to the media.

International Workshop on Hydrogen Codes and Standards in New Delhi

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The Partnership for Advancing the Transition to Hydrogen ( PATH ), with support from the US Department of Energy and the US National Hydrogen Association, is holding a Workshop for Hydrogen Codes and Standards in New Delhi, India 29 August 2009. The Workshop will be held from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, and be followed by lunch.

Sino-US workshop on new energy standardization held in Beijing, focus on EVs

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A day-long workshop organized by the China Association for Standardization (CAS) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) focusing on new energy standardization—specifically electric vehicles—was held 23 July in Beijing. Sponsored by Generations (Beijing) Management Co., Earlier post.) —Joe Bhatia. Brief

Letter from America (Part 2): Tesla Superchargers, and the growing Plug-in Culture

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Earlier this week, I told you about my trip to Washington D.C., It was jolly good fun and if you missed that[.].

Johnson Controls develops service program for start-stop systems for independent workshops

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Battery maker Johnson Controls has developed a battery service program for vehicles equipped with start-stop systems to provide independent workshops with total product support and training for this new market, which is set to expand rapidly within a relatively short timeframe. —Joacim Adlerborn. The VSSP 2.0 Brief

ARPA-E to Hold Public Workshops; One Targeted for Energy Storage for Vehicles

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To continue the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy’s ( ARPA-E) ongoing effort to seek public input into developing potential programs and funding opportunities, ARPA-E will host a series of workshops in targeted areas of interest in October and November 2009. Potential workshops include (subject to change): Grid Scale Energy Storage.

Japan 3D map JV beginning process of creating high-def 3-D maps for autonomous vehicles; dynamic mapping

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A third SIP-adus Workshop on Connected and Automated Driving Systems is scheduled for 15-17 November in Tokyo. Concept of the Dyanmic Map.

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London to phase out diesel buses; all new single deckers for central London to be zero emission

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The Mayor made the announcement at the International Zero Emission Bus Conference and Fuel Cell Bus Workshop ( IFCBW ) at London City Hall, held 30 November and 1 December and hosted by Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE). Earlier post.). There are currently more than 200 ZEBs operating in the US, according to CTE.