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EIA: biofuels are displacing petroleum-based distillate fuel oil consumption on the West Coast

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Consumption of distillate fuel oil in the US West Coast, as measured by product supplied, decreased to its lowest level since 2002 last year and continues its decline this year, according to the latest “This Week in Petroleum” report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Toshiba ESS and Echandia to explore developing marine fuel cell systems market

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Going forward, the two companies will explore technical collaboration to develop a pure hydrogen fuel cell system, which will be equipped with Toshiba ESS’ hydrogen fuel cells, for marine applications suitable for long time continuous operation. of global anthropogenic emissions. of global anthropogenic emissions.

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Pike forecasts worldwide revenue from fuel cells and hydrogen will reach $785M million in 2012; interest in fuel cell vehicles re-emerges

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The total size of the global hydrogen and fuel cell market—including revenues from fuel cells and from hydrogen for fuel cells and internal combustion engines (ICEs)—will reach $785 million in 2012, according to a new white paper from Pike Research.

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Hyundai Motor expands partnership with US Government to support further exploration of hydrogen fuel cell technologies

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Hyundai Motor Company is expanding its partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and its support of the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program. Menezes announced the expansion of the partnership between Hyundai Motor Company and the US Department of Energy (DOE) for its support of the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program.

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ICCT finds no net gain in fuel efficiency of US domestic airlines operations 2012-2013

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There has been no net gain in the fuel efficiency of US domestic airlines operations from 2012 to 2013, according to a new report released by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) comparing the fuel efficiency—and therefore carbon intensity—of US airlines on domestic operations in 2013.

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Navigant: fuel cell industry passed $1-billion revenue mark in 2012

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In its Fuel Cells Annual Report 2013 , Navigant Research notes that in 2012, the fuel cell sector broke the $1-billion revenue mark for the first time (not including revenue from R&D or government funding. —“Fuel Cells Annual Report 2013”. Global capacity shipments topped 120 MW, up 40 MW from 2011.

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EPA finalizes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards; cellulosic biofuels category comes in at 0.006%

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the 2012 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). The final 2012 overall volumes and standards are: Biomass-based diesel (1.0 Total renewable fuels (15.2 Earlier post.) Click to enlarge.

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