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MARAD launches 16-month study on alternative fuels and power options for Great Lakes shipping

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Lawrence Governors & Premiers (GSGP), will assess the suitability of alternative fuels and power options for Great Lakes shipping. Over a period of 16 months, researchers will assess alternative fuels and power options in the region and will develop a detailed profile of Great Lakes fleets, ports, and fueling infrastructure.

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DOE awards $875k Early Career Research Award to UMD professor; advancing alternative fuels research

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Leah is breaking new ground by harnessing chemical and optical interactions to prepare molecular gases, including important fuels, in energy-saving states for transport and storage. But this movement cannot happen without affordable and safe alternative transportation fuels. —Leah Dodson

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Research consortium investigating use of DME blends in diesels with minimal retrofitting

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A research consortium led by Ford Research and Innovation Center Aachen is currently investigating the technical conditions under which diesel vehicles can run on dimethyl ether (DME) as an alternative fuel. Hardware-in-the-loop test bench for the qualification of the liquefied gas dimethyl ether as a fuel.

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CARB: clean fuels replaced more than 50% of diesel used in California in Q1 2023

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Clean fuels replaced more than 50% of the diesel used in the state in the first quarter of 2023, according to the California Air Resources Board (CARB). billion gallons of diesel. This figure provides perspective on the performance of actual quantities of fuel consumed in California.

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More than half of transit buses in the US were powered by alternative fuels and advanced technologies in 2018

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According to the American Public Transit Association (APTA), alternative fuels and advanced hybrid drivetrains powered more than half of all transit buses in 2017 and 2018. In the ten-year period from 2008 to 2018, the share of conventional diesel buses dropped from 70% to 42%.

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Tech: Renewable Diesel: A Sustainable Substitute

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A Fuel Switch for Today Continues To Evolve In the past, renewable diesel was considered a niche product that failed to attract mainstream investor interest. Today, it is a cost-neutral way for fleet owners to achieve their goals by allowing them to convert an entire diesel-powered fleet to alternative fuel overnight.

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UK market sees first decline in alternatively fueled vehicle sales in 27 months in June

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as ongoing confusion over low emission zones and diesel, the removal of key ultra low emission vehicle incentives and an overall decline in buyer confidence affected the market. respectively, but this was not enough to offset the continuing decline of diesel, which fell for the 27 th month in a row (-20.5%). respectively.