New Mexico adopts Clean Cars Rule

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The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board (AQCB) have each adopted the Clean Car Rule after a joint public hearing. The Clean Car Rule is part of New Mexico’s and the City of Albuquerque’s respective ozone attainment initiatives, which aim to reduce ozone in counties experiencing elevated ozone levels.

PHEV Day 143 - Thursday, 26 February 2009. From Gallup to Albuquerque Electric Vehicle Association!

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - More info this evening, once situated in Albuquerque. However, it can be reported that Pat Allen Pat.Allen@CitComm.com from KKOB 770AM Radio, a 50,000 Watts flamethrow out of Albuquerque, did an interview with EVJerry this AM. soon to be hypermile-scooting to Albuquerque!

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PHEV Day Off - Friday, 27 February 2009 - Albuquerque, New Mexico. And e-Catching Up On Thingies -- Webblogging, Email, Energy,

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All, Hopefully at the Kirkland AFB library, right here in Albuquerque, on a PHEV Day Off, EVJerry plans to catching up on thingies. especially webblogging, email, and a tad of energy per rest & relaxation, too! Do check back later in the evening on the "Spirit" as well. Yet, remember to click on MAP and see where the "Spirit" is currently located, more or less! EVer, "Spirit" and EVJerry

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Torc Robotics, Schneider announce pilot to further operationalize Level 4 autonomy for long-haul trucking

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Torc operates test facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and engineering offices in Austin, Texas, and Stuttgart, Germany.

Antelope Valley adds 16 more BYD electric buses to fleet

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The K11Ms were originally to go to the Albuquerque, but will now be operating on the streets of the Antelope Valley. Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) is growing its battery-electric fleet with the purchase of 10 K11M 60-foot articulated buses and six K7M 30-foot buses.

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Daimler Truck subsidiary Torc Robotics opens Technology and Development Center in Stuttgart

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Torc’s testing facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico, allows daily, multi-shift runs of Torc’s autonomous test trucks on highways in New Mexico and Texas. Torc Robotics, an independent subsidiary of Daimler Truck, is opening a technology and software development center in Stuttgart, Germany.

EGEB: This New Jersey community solar farm gives landfill a new purpose

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, launches an Electrified Dealer Program to help car dealers sell EVs. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The Linden Hawk Rise 4.5 MW community solar project in New Jersey nears completion.

WHYY reports Philadelphia’s Proterra electric bus fleet sidelined due to cracked chassis and other defects

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BYD buses were removed from service in Indianapolis for upgrades due to range issues, while officials in Albuquerque, New Mexico, returned 15 BYD buses for similar reasons, Briggs reported. Philadelphia’s public media organization WHYY, also the local PBS and NPR station, reports that the regional public transportation authority SEPTA has sidelined its entire fleet of 25 Proterra electric buses since February 2020.

Loop Energy and BayoTech in joint market development agreement to accelerate deployment of hydrogen vehicles and fueling infrastructure

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BayoTech, headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an energy solutions company committed to addressing the global need for consistent, cost-effective supply of hydrogen through modular, scalable, and rapidly deployable hydrogen production systems.

Hyundai makes Series B investment in hydrogen and fuel cell catalyst maker Pajarito Powder

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Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Pajarito Powder develops and commercializes advanced electrocatalysts for fuel cells and electrolyzers. US-based startup Pajarito Powder has received a Series-B investment from Hyundai Motor Company. The investment is intended to allow Hyundai Motor to expand its portfolio in the value chain of the hydrogen industry and strengthen the establishment of the hydrogen ecosystem.

BYD unveils first 45' battery-electric commuter coach bus

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BYD has deployed more than 137 battery-electric buses across the country to customers including LA Metro, Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Stanford University, UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine, Anaheim Resort Transportation, Long Beach Transit, Denver Regional Transportation District, City of Albuquerque, SolTrans, SunLine Transit, Link Transit, COMO Connect, Antelope Valley Transit Authority, and others across North America. 
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Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group adding testing center in New Mexico

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Now, the Autonomous Technology Group will extend its testing to New Mexico by building up a new testing center in Albuquerque.

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Tesla-Hertz partnership expands to sixteen new cities

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Now, sixteen new cities are being added to the company’s locations that have Teslas available for rent : Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Daimler Trucks and Torc partner with Luminar to enable automated trucking; Daimler Trucks acquires minority stake in Luminar

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The Autonomous Technology Group is currently extending its testing to New Mexico by building up a new testing center in Albuquerque. Lidar developer Luminar Technologies, Inc. and Daimler Truck AG announced a strategic partnership to enable highly automated trucking, starting on highways.

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DOE announces more than $65M in public and private funding to commercialize promising energy technologies

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Array Technologies (Albuquerque, New Mexico). Emera Technologies, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico). CSolPower, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico).

DOE launches wave energy competition

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The judging panel will include technical experts from: Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico; National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado; Naval Surface Warfare Center—Carderock Division, Bethesda, Maryland; and Ricardo, Inc., The US Department of Energy (DOE) opened the registration period for the new Wave Energy Prize competition that aims to double the state-of-the-art performance of wave energy conversion (WEC) devices over the next two years.

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Tesla to build new EV plant in New Mexico!

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AP via the Detroit News Link Albuquerque, N.M., The $35 million facility on Albuquerque's west side will mean 400 new jobs, Gov. The company plans to produce at least 10,000 cars a year at the Albuquerque plant, with the first cars scheduled to be ready in the fall of 2009. And GM keeps telling us the batteries aren't ready.

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Overwhelming response by cities across the country to USDOT Smart City Challenge

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Medium-sized cities from across the country from Reno to Rochester and Anchorage to Albuquerque represent the depth and breadth of this challenge. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that 77 cities submitted applications for the first-of-its-kind US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Smart City Challenge. Earlier post.)

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UPS makes largest purchase of renewable natural gas yet in the US: 170M gallon equivalents over 7 years

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UPS fueling stations in Albuquerque, N.M.; UPS announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026. This is the largest commitment for use of RNG to date by any company in the United States, with a range of 22.5 - 25 million gallon equivalents per year.

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EVs in the land of enchantment

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thanks for stopping thur in albuquerque, maybe next time you can swing by rio rancho and check out the EVs we have there [i think we are in the double digits now!] if i get a chance i'll look into reforming the albuquerque chapter harry harryhendersoncycles@yahoo.com

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

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Alliance AutoGas member Pinnacle Propane will also be hosting 3 additional stops in Albuquerque, NM, Oklahoma City, OK, and Little Rock, AR, in conjunction with local Clean Cities Coalition partners. Supported by partners, Clean City Coalitions and corporate sponsors, Alliance AutoGas is embarking on a 5300+ mile, 12-city, cross-country road trip—the Alliance AutoGas Coast-to-Coast Clean Air Ride —with its record-setting propane autogas F-150.

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Thermal Solar Goes Where PVs Can’t

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states and countries adopting measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions, now "might be the right time for CSP to become more broadly applicable," said Margaret Gordon , the CSP program manager at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M.

BYD unveils North America’s largest electric bus factory; capacity for up to 1,500 vehicles annually

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BYD’s buses operate in transit agencies, universities and airports across North America, with more than 40 customers including LA Metro, Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Stanford University, UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine, Anaheim Resort Transportation, Long Beach Transit, Denver Regional Transportation District, City of Albuquerque, SolTrans, SunLine Transit, Link Transit, COMO Connect, Antelope Valley Transit Authority, and others.

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USDOT announces $84.9M through Lo-No program to expand advanced bus technologies

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City of Albuquerque. The City of Albuquerque will receive funds to purchase battery electric buses to replace buses that have exceeded their useful life, along with depot chargers and installation. The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $84.9 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced propulsion technologies.

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PHEV Space Reserved for Andrew Wowk and Dale Henderson to Blog in on Meet-up on Sat, 28 March 2008

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This space is reserved for: Andrew Wowk and Harry "Dale" Herderson an e-Cycle EVnthusiast and teacher at a Albuquerque Charter HS. If interested in assisting with the EAA HS Ed Chapter and perhaps, constructing an electric motorcycle, call Dale at (505) 463-0775 to blog in about the meet-up at the Flying Star Cafe and bonding with the "Spirit" on Saturday afternoon in Albuquerque's Old Town, not too far off of Route 66.

PHEV Day 144, Saturday, 28 February 2009, Holds a Two Variety of Folks Meeting at Flying Star plus Run to 41st State Capital, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Saturday morning holds first a get-together of two variety of folks in Albuquerque -- EVnthusiasts, especially from the EAA (Electric Auto Association) and testy New Mexico Mensans. Possibly, ClearChannel Radio in Albuquerque may be calling in as well when everyone meets up at noon, this Saturday, at the Flying Star Cafe on 8th Street and Silver Ave. and possibly, an UNM - Albuquerque EAA Educational Chapter as well.

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Thermal Solar Goes Where PVs Can’t

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states and countries adopting measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions, now "might be the right time for CSP to become more broadly applicable," said Margaret Gordon , the CSP program manager at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M.

Remembering Data Compression Pioneer K. R. Rao

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in 1966 in EE from the University of New Mexico , in Albuquerque. Wikipedia. Kamisetty Ramamohan “K.R.” Rao died on 15 January 2021 at the age of 89. He co-invented the discrete cosine transform (DCT) technique, which is widely used in digital signal processing and data compression.

Texas-made Tesla Model Y with 4680 battery charges 0-97% in under 1 hour

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Finally to get to Holbrook, AZ in we started with a full charge from the new V3 (250kW) Superchargers in Albuquerque, NM. A Texas-made Tesla Model Y with 4680 battery cells has been able to complete a charging session from 0% to 97% in 52 minutes.

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Engineers Are Working on a Solar Microgrid to Outlast Lunar Nights

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All of the testing and tweaking will take place at Sandia’s Secure Scalable Microgrid Testbed , in Albuquerque. “We The next time humans land on the moon , they intend to stay awhile.

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Turing Award Winner On His Pioneering Algorithms

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he left the lab to study applied mathematics at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Jack Dongarra ’s dream job growing up was to teach science at a public high school in Chicago. “I

New recycling solution introduced to treat Marcellus Shale flowback frac water

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Albuquerque, NM, is seeking to provide a solution to the environmental issues surrounding the treatment of mineral?laden A new joint partnership between Casella Waste Systems, Inc. based in. Rutland, VT, and Altela, Inc., a privately held water desalination company in. laden brackish water from Marcellus Shale drilling. Brackish, salty water produced from drilling for natural gas.

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A closer look at why heat pumps are dominating EV HVAC systems

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Heating or cooling the interior cabin of an EV substantially affects the vehicle’s on-road efficiency, and the HVAC system often gets the proverbial “rented mule” treatment.

DOE To Award $104.7M to Establish Research and Testing Facilities for Carbon Fiber Manufacturing, Advanced Batteries, and Net-Zero Energy Building Technology

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Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque, NM) will receive $4.2 The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $104.7 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for eight new projects to establish critical research and testing facilities at seven DOE National Laboratories. The projects will support the development and improvement of clean energy and efficiency technologies of strategic national interest.

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Audi takes one-two win at Le Mans with its diesel hybrids, Toyota third; 13th success for Audi in 16 runs

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Car Nº 3, with Filipe Albuquerque, Marco Bonanomi and Oliver Jarvis, was hit in the rear at high speed by a GT Ferrari on the Hunaudières straight during a safety car period in pouring rain. Audi takes first and second at the 2014 Le Mans. Click to enlarge.

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DOE Selects Laboratory-led Projects for up to $11M to Support Development of Advanced Water Power Technologies

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Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque, New Mexico), along with partners from universities and other national laboratories, will evaluate hydrokinetic device designs and performance, develop hydrodynamic theoretical and numerical models to create design codes for use by industry; and conduct basic research in materials, coatings, adhesives, and manufacturing to increase the reliability and cost-effectiveness of marine and hydrokinetic devices.

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US Public Transit Ridership in 2008 At Highest Level in 52 years; 10.7B Trips

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The commuter rail systems with the double digit ridership growth rate in 2008 were located in the following areas: Albuquerque (35.1%); Portland, ME (26.5%); Seattle (23.8%); Pompano Beach, FL (22.9%); Harrisburg-Philadelphia (17.7%); New Haven (17.5%); Oakland (16.1%); Stockton, CA (14.7%); Dallas-Fort Worth (14.1%); San Carlos, CA (12.5%). Americans took 10.7

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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. GCW) are the largest hybrid delivery truck on the road in North America. The CCE order is the largest yet received by Kenworth for hybrid tractors and trucks.

INRIX analysis identifies top 10 US cities for highly autonomous vehicles; prioritizing corridors for deployment

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Albuquerque. INRIX, a leading global connected car services and transportation analytics company, has created a scalable and customizable scoring system to prioritize corridors for the deployment of highly autonomous vehicles (HAVs).

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Obama Administration launches series of actions to accelerate EV adoption; inc. $4.5B in loan guarantees, pursuing 350 kW fast charge

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The Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) will provide the associated infrastructure to the City of Albuquerque for their purchase of an all-electric bus fleet for the soon to be built Albuquerque Rapid Transit system.

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HEI ACES study of lifetime animal exposure to New Technology Diesel Engine exhaust finds no lung cancer

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The core study was led by Dr. Jacob McDonald, of Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the exposures were carried out. The first study to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of lifetime exposure to new technology diesel exhaust (NTDE)—i.e., exhaust from heavy-duty diesel engines meeting EPA 2007 and later emissions requirements—has found no evidence of carcinogenic lung tumors.

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Sandia Successfully Completes Hydrogen Storage System for GM

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With main facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., The hydrogen storage system Sandia designed for GM. To the right is the “SmartBed,” featuring a thermal management system with individual control of four identical modules, each of which is a shell and tube heat exchanger. The sodium alanate material used to store the hydrogen resides within the tubes. Photo by Randy Wong) Click to enlarge.

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Sandia progressing to demo stage with supercritical CO2 Brayton-cycle turbines; up to 50% increase in efficiency of thermal-to-electric conversion

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A second loop, located at Sandia in Albuquerque, is used to research the unusual issues of compression, bearings, seals, and friction that exist near the critical point, where the carbon dioxide has the density of liquid but otherwise has many of the properties of a gas. Simple diagram of the heated un-recuperated supercritical CO 2 Brayton loop. Source: Wright et al. Click to enlarge.

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