Universal Hydrogen secures additional $62M in financing to accelerate first test flight of hydrogen-powered regional aircraft to 2022

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Universal Hydrogen has secured a substantial commercial order pipeline, including previously-announced LOIs from Icelandair, Air Nostrum, Ravn Alaska, and ASL Aviation Holdings.

Alaska Governor proposes $355M financial package for LNG plant on North Slope

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Alaska Governor Sean Parnell proposed a $355-million financial package for construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant on Alaska’s North Slope and a Fairbanks-area natural gas distribution system through the private sector, and an area-wide utility. A North Slope LNG plant has the potential to deliver gas via truck to Fairbanks and to provide access to gas for road and river communities, as well as Southcentral Alaska.

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Sea-Tac airport partners with Carbon War Room and SkyNRG to explore long-term financing for sustainable aviation fuels airport-wide

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The Port of Seattle, SkyNRG and Carbon War Room (CWR) are partnering to investigate long-term financing mechanisms that could supply all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) with sustainable aviation fuels. Sea-Tac is the first airport in the world to initiate this step to provide an airport-wide sustainable aviation fuel supply for all routine airline operations.

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Proposed Federal CEDA Designed to Help Risky Breakthrough Technologies Cross the Valley of Death; Working with $10+ Billion Fund

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Green Car Congress recently attended the Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Wall Street ( REFF- Wall Street ) conference sponsored by Euromoney Energy Events and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). To make sure that CEDA will not crowd out private capital that might otherwise be available in energy markets, CEDA will be focusing primarily on breakthrough technologies which are promising but too risky for private debt financing. by Bill Cooke.

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BMW Group commissions study on sustainable lithium extraction

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The aim of the University of Alaska-Anchorage and University of Massachusetts-Amherst study will be to investigate the impacts of lithium extraction on the hydrologic environment in Latin America. BASF SE is contributing to finance the study. The BMW Group has commissioned two US universities to conduct a scientific analysis of water consumption in the lithium extraction process.

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Port of Seattle announces partnership for sustainable aviation fuels at Sea-Tac Airport; 10% minimum by 2028, 50% by 2050

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The Port of Seattle recently announced today that 13 airlines, including Alaska Airlines, ANA, Delta Air Lines, Horizon Airlines, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines and more, have agreed to collaborate on a work plan for providing all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with access to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a low-carbon and sustainably produced biofuel alternative to jet fuel.

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InDEED, a success

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Other EAA chapters hosted virtual happy hours and coffee chats, investigated solar-powered EVs, and learned about the latest charging, financing, and permitting information in states around the country. DEED road rally in Juneau, Alaska.

Senators Sanders, Boxer propose legislation to institute GHG price on large stationary sources and remove support for fossil fuel industries

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The legislation also proposes numerous actions against financing and support for fossil fuel industries. The proposal was drafted as two measures, the Climate Protection Act —which sets the carbon price and finance programs for sustainable technologies—and the Sustainable Energy Act —which ends federal support for fossil fuel companies and research and extends tax incentives for renewables. Among the financing provisions of the legislation are: Price on carbon.

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Liquid metal battery company Ambri raises $35M in Series C

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Ambri, developer of Liquid Metal Battery grid-scale energy storage technology, closed a $35-million Series C equity financing. Ambri has recently been awarded projects to deploy prototype systems in Massachusetts, Hawaii, New York and Alaska, alongside project partners that include First Wind, Joint Base Cape Cod, Con Edison, Energy Excelerator (Hawaii), Alaska Center for Energy and Power, and Raytheon.

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US Geothermal Power Could Top 10 Gigawatts, New Industry Report Says

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Alaska. According to the GEA this was due to 4 new geothermal power projects moving to completion, but also reflects difficulty obtaining final permits and difficulty obtaining financing. Financing is expensive and scarce, and available lenders are requiring much more work be done before they will finance projects. A new report by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) shows strong growth in new geothermal power projects continuing through 2009.

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Your Guide to Electric-Vehicle Charging-Station Tax Credits

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Various tax and grant programs are available in every state except Alaska, Kansas, Kentucky, North Dakota, South Dakota and West Virginia.

Poland NCBJ report concludes small modular reactors unlikely to play key role as basic electricity source in Poland

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The HTR-PL Polish programme coordinated by AGH and financed by NCBiR (National Centre for Research and Development) Polish government agency supplements the NC2I-R program. For example, they might be perfect for places located far from national power grid (north territories of Russia, Alaska in USA) or in small countries of small total power demand where high-power units are difficult to use because of an imbalance of the national power grid they introduce.

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USGS assessment finds mean CO2 storage potential of 3,000 gigatonnes in US

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As an acceptable condition for US government support for public financing of new coal plants overseas. Two other regions with significant storage capacity include the Alaska region and the Rocky Mountains and Northern Great Plains region. Pie chart showing mean estimates by the USGS of technically accessible storage resources (TA SR ) for CO 2 by region. Click to enlarge.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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Auction revenues may be used for the public good by allocating the allowance value to: households as dividends; financing investments and other public expenditures; and. A dividend would also be similar to the Alaska Permanent Fund, which returns oil-extraction royalties to Alaska residents on a per-capita basis. Financing Investments and Other Public Expenditures. Allowance value can be used to finance government expenditures of various kinds.

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Study details viable pathway to develop sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Pacific Northwest; hydroprocessing of natural oils seen as the most immediate opportunity

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Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Portland International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport and Washington State University partnered in a strategic initiative to identify the potential pathways and actions necessary to make safe, sustainable aviation biofuel commercially available to airline operators in the area. Biomass resources of the US, with the Northwest circled. Source: SAFN report, via NREL. Click to enlarge.

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Proposed 2018 Trump budgets cuts EPA funding 31.4%, DOE 5.6%, DOT 12.7%, NSF 10.7%

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Program and Financing (millions of dollars). The Budget also provides $20 million for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program, equal to the funding provided in the 2017 annualized CR. Examples of eliminations include: Energy Star; Targeted Airshed Grants; the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program; and infrastructure assistance to Alaska Native Villages and the Mexico Border. Program and Financing (millions of dollars).

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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People-Oriented Development Current Status of REDD Financing the Fifth Fuel Peak Phosphorus - Commence Urine Recyling on Space. Cleantech Blog Cleantechblog.com, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment.

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