U Hawaii team studies characteristics and stability of drop-in NERF biofuel replacements for NATO marine diesel

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Turn at the University of Hawaii report on the storage and oxidation stabilities of SIP-76, CHCD-76, and their blends with F-76. Turn (2018) “Characteristics and stability of biofuels used as drop-in replacement for NATO marine diesel,” Fuel , Volume 236, Pages 516-524, doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2018.09.042.

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Spectacular #YearOfJoe Comes To Breathtaking Finish As #YearOfJoe2 Kicks Off With A Bang!

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Just as revolutionary for your Greenius, for the first time ever, I didn’t have to keep in touch with events, projects or deadlines back home when I was in Hawaii, or Sweden, Amsterdam, Denver, Tucson or any other place I went during #YOJ.

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US Air Force demonstrating hydrogen as alternate fuel source

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The US Air Force is demonstrating the use of hydrogen as an alternate fuel source at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. This state organization supports the Hawaii ANG, the National Guard Bureau, and the US Air Force.

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Servco completes Oahu’s first publicly accessible hydrogen station; to begin leasing Mirai

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Our hydrogen station will help show Hawaii residents how FCVs can make a real impact on our sustainability goals. We are committed to the future of mobility in Hawaii, and we believe in the potential for FCVs in our state. is Hawaii’s largest privately held company with more than $1.6

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Sandia-led team designs feasible hydrogen fuel-cell coastal research vessel; implications for large hydrogen-fueled vessels

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Whereas the SF-BREEZE requires refueling after 100 miles, the Zero-V can go at least 2,400 miles or 15 days before requiring a refuel; enough to get from San Diego to Hawaii.

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Toyota launches Hui car share service in Honolulu through Servco Pacific; MSPF application

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In Hawaii, Toyota launched a new round-trip, station-based car share service called Hui. Operated by Servco Pacific (Servco), Toyota’s distributor in Hawaii, the Hui service utilizes Toyota’s proprietary global Mobility Service Platform (MSPF) ( earlier post ) and a consumer facing app developed by Toyota Connected North America (TCNA), the global technology strategy business unit for Toyota.

BP selects Tesla batteries for pilot storage project at US wind farm

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The battery storage project is expected to launch at the site during the second half of 2018. In the United States, BP directly operates 13 wind farms—in Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas—while holding an interest in a separate wind facility in Hawaii.

2018 60

Hyundai Kona small SUV revealed, with electric version to come

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Hyundai has finally shown the world its subcompact crossover utility vehicle, the 2018 Hyundai Kona. The 2018 Kona marks the brand's first foray into the subcompact SUV segment and will likely arrive in the United States next year or for 2019. The Kona name comes from the tourist spot in Hawaii and is meant to signify the vehicle's adventurous.

Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative: >140 cities and counties have committed to purchasing >2,100 EVs by 2020

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At the second-annual Climate Mayors Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, 127 cities and 15 counties from across 38 states joined the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative, and committed to purchasing more than 2,100 electric vehicles by the end of 2020.

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DOE awards $3.5M to Cellana to develop cost-competitive algal biofuels; hybrid production system

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This research project supports the goal of producing 2,500 gallons of algal biofuel feedstock per acre per year by 2018, an important milestone toward reducing the cost of algal biofuels to cost-competitive levels of 5,000 gallons per acre per year by 2022.

2014 96

Navigant: N. American PEV sales to hit almost 200K units this year; ~62% growth y-o-y

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Looking further ahead, Navigant Research estimates that the introduction of the Tesla Model 3 in late 2017 will likely boost the market by about 60% in 2017 and then nearly double the market in 2018 as the first full year of Model 3 sales is achieved.

2016 78

FAA launches new Center of Excellence for alternative jet fuels; $40M in funding over 10 years

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Core team partners include Boston University; Oregon State University; Purdue University; the University of Dayton; the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the University of Pennsylvania; the University of Washington; Missouri University of Science and Technology; Georgia Institute of Technology; Pennsylvania State University; Stanford University; the University of Hawaii; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and the University of Tennessee.

2013 77

SAE World Congress panel highlights progress on H2 infrastructure and fuel cell vehicle commercialization

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The substantial early activity in fuel cell vehicles has led up to the broad goal of providing FCEVs to the general public in a mass scale starting from 2018; Hyundai is looking to have approximately 10,000 units in place (cumulative) in Korea alone (and more elsewhere) around 2025.

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