Nissan partnering with Clean Cities-Atlanta on EVs

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NNA) is entering into an agreement with Clean Cities-Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles and an electric-charging network. The agreement adds Atlanta to a growing network of electric vehicle initiatives across the United States and around the world. Nissan North America, Inc.

Nissan to bring electric vehicles to Atlanta

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It’s hosted the Olympics and the Superbowl in the past – and now Atlanta will be home to electric vehicles. Nissan North America has entered into an agreement with Clean Cities Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles in the state. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Atlanta Atlanta Georgia electric vehicles Nissan LEAF

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BP acquiring upstream portion of Clean Energy’s renewable gas business for $155M

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BP will acquire the upstream portion of Clean Energy’s renewable natural gas business and sign a long-term supply contract with Clean Energy to support the firm’s continuing downstream renewable natural gas business. Under terms of the agreement, BP will pay $155 million for Clean Energy’s existing biomethane production facilities, its share of two new facilities and its existing third party supply contracts for renewable natural gas. and Atlanta, Ga.

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Raven Transport to deploy 115 additional heavy-duty LNG trucks; Clean Energy expands refueling network

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Florida-based truckload carrier Raven Transport is expanding its clean-burning natural gas fleet with 115 Peterbilt Model 579s, equipped with sleepers and powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to haul goods for a leading consumer packaged goods company. Clean Energy will support this fleet by opening truck-friendly natural gas fueling stations in Atlanta, Ga.; The fleet will also fuel at Clean Energy’s existing Albany, Ga.;

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DOE to award $11M to 20 new Clean Cities projects for alt fuel cars and trucks

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Through the Department’s Clean Cities initiative, these projects address a range of community infrastructure and training needs, such as providing safety and technical training for fleet operators, mechanics, first responders, and code officials; streamlining permitting and procurement processes; and helping public and private fleets integrate petroleum reduction strategies into their operations. Atlanta). Clean Energy. Clean Fuels Ohio. Region Clean Cities.

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EPA awards $32M to fund 4 new Clean Air Research Centers

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The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $32 million to fund four new Clean Air Research Centers at universities conducting advanced air pollution research. They are located at: Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga. The research will focus on the impacts of air pollution mixtures on people’s health. Each center will receive approximately $8 million over five years.

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Clean Energy to build new CNG stations for multiple transit agencies and large school district; agreements with trucking, refuse and others

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. NICE has awarded Clean Energy the contract to design, build and operate and maintain a new CNG station that will, upon completion, replace its existing Mitchel Field station, and operate and maintain the existing CNG stations. The five-year contract valued at just over $13 million will extend the partnership between NICE and Clean Energy and will support a fleet of over 200 CNG buses. Clean Energy has been contracted by W.M.

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US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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Geographical distribution of Clean Cities Recovery Act awards. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Like the Recovery Act-funded projects, the annual Clean Cities projects include grants for vehicles, infrastructure, and education. Puget Sound Clean Air Agency’s Puget Sound Clean Cities Petroleum Reduction Project.

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Hyundai’s Hydrogen Mobility Solution wins 2020 Truck Innovation Award

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The joint entity began its active progress toward clean mobility in Switzerland with the company’s plans to deliver 1,600 fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks by 2025. The jury highly acknowledged Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility Solution’s global approach to the paradigm shift toward clean energy-driven mobility in the commercial vehicle sector. Last month, Hyundai revealed its commercial truck mobility vision at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show in Atlanta, Ga.

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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 announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Renewable natural gas, produced naturally from bio sources such as landfills and dairy farms, not only turns trash to gas, but it turns it into clean gas. Atlanta, Ga.; will use the RNG from Clean Energy to operate UPS delivery vehicles. Clean Energy, co-founded by T. Boone Pickens and Clean Energy President and CEO Andrew J.

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UPS to add 40 series hydraulic hybrid vehicles to its fleet

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UPS is deploying 40 new medium-duty series hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs): 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Both deployments were supported in part by grants from the US Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program. The HHVs in Baltimore will be deployed immediately while the vehicles in Atlanta will be introduced before the end of 2012.

MECA emissions inventory & air quality modeling shows potential benefits of national cleaner trucks initiative at CARB limits

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ppb in the east (Atlanta, GA). Without a stringent CTI strategy, in 2035 more than 90 million Americans are projected to breathe ozone concentrations greater than 60 ppb, which in 2015, the EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) supported as an 8-hour primary ozone standard that would be protective of human health.

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Hertz adds 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to rental fleet

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The Sonata Hybrid is available to rent at airports including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dulles International and Chicago, as well as cities such as San Jose, San Diego and Long Beach in California; Portland, Oregon; and Denver. The new Sonata Hybrid is just one of Hertz’s greener rental choices available in the Green Traveler Collection, a line of hybrid, electric and clean diesel vehicles.

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DOE awards two grants to UPS for research on reducing emissions and electric truck wireless charging

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The second grant, worth up to $3 million, will seek to develop an exhaust system that could simplify and reduce the cost of cleaning up diesel emissions. Working with Atlanta-based NG-1, UPS will specifically focus on solutions for Class 7 and Class 8 heavy-duty vehicles. The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded two grants to UPS to support research aimed at reducing emissions and developing wireless charging for electric trucks.

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Study finds rapid health benefits following air pollution reduction

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A 17-day “transportation strategy,” in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1996 Olympic Games involved closing parts of the city to help athletes make it to their events on time, but also greatly decreased air pollution. In Nigeria, families who had clean cook stoves that reduced indoor air pollution during a nine-month pregnancy term saw higher birthweights, greater gestational age at delivery, and less perinatal mortality.

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DOE awards $150M to Southern Company to test advanced carbon-capture & gasification technologies

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Under the agreement, which will be managed by the National Energy Technology Laboratory, Southern Company (Atlanta, Ga.) Through this agreement, efforts at the NCCC will include: Demonstrating integrated coal-based energy technology for plants with clean coal technology, including carbon capture.

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ROUSH CleanTech develops propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350

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Historically, propane autogas costs up to 40% less than gasoline and 50% less than diesel, and reduces maintenance costs due to its clean-burning properties. ROUSH CleanTech launched the new propane autogas model at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Atlanta. ROUSH CleanTech has developed a propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350.

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Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid to Make North American Race Debut at Petit Le Mans

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Porsche’s 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car will race for the first time in North America at The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón’s signature event—the Petit Le Mans on 2 October at Road Atlanta. At Petit Le Mans, five different types of alternative energy sources will be raced: clean diesel, E10, cellulosic E85, isobutanol and electric hybrid.

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ICCT study assesses EV promotion and uptake in top 25 metropolitan areas in US

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A new study by a team at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has found that the top metropolitan markets in the US for electric vehicles tend to be characterized by a combination of relatively progressive promotional activities; more extensive charging infrastructure per capita; greater consumer incentives; and a broader range of available models. Cases like Atlanta, where there has been success that is built almost exclusively upon one particular model (i.e.,

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Shell begins market test of Nitrogen Enriched Diesel; lowered fuel consumption

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Shell Oil Products US has begun a market test of Shell Nitrogen Enriched Diesel, extending the company’s exclusive “Nitrogen Enriched” advanced cleaning system to diesel. Shell Nitrogen Enriched Diesel is an ultra low sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD) with an exclusive advanced cleaning system that helps protect diesel engines against performance-robbing gunk (carbon deposits) build-up on fuel injectors with continual use.

ICCT paper assesses leading regional EV markets in US and policies behind them

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A new white paper from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) assesses which policy actions are behind the regional leading markets in the US for electric vehicles. Twelve of the 26 metropolitan areas have six or more city-level actions in place to promote electric vehicles: Ann Arbor, Indianapolis, Boulder, Fort Collins, Atlanta, Austin, Nashville, Seattle, Portland, San Jose, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco.

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ALTe Powertrain Technologies to form $200M JV in China; 4 factories plus $70M services contract for range-extended plug-in light commercial powertrain

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Simon Ahn, Board Member and Lead Investor of ALTe facilitated the transaction with the participation of the Global Cleantech Fund, LLC based out of Atlanta, GA. Mesa Century is a newly formed investment holding company established in China to facilitate investments in clean technology companies based in China.

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CleanFUEL USA Secures $12.9 Million from US DOE for 100+ Propane Refueling Stations

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Other supporting partners include the Texas State Technical College, the Central Texas Clean Cities Coalition, Rush Truck Centers, 16 additional area Clean Cities Coalitions and the Propane Education and Research Council. The first station will be installed in Atlanta followed by Chicago, Houston, Denver and Sacramento. The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $12.9

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Coca-Cola adding 6 eStar electric trucks to North American delivery fleet

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Atlanta and Miami. The DOE recently recognized Coca-Cola as a partner of the National Clean Fleets Partnership Program. Beginning in September, six Navistar eStar all-electric, zero-emission trucks ( earlier post ) will be part of Coca-Cola’s growing fleet of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV) in North America; the AFV fleet will surpass 750 units by the end of this year.

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Cummins to reveal battery-electric and range-extended-electric systems for transit buses

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Cummins will reveal electrified power technology for transit bus applications at the APTA public transportation show opening in Atlanta on 9 October. The introduction of our new BEV and REEV systems will complement Cummins’ clean-diesel, near-zero natural gas and diesel-hybrid products to offer the broadest, most energy-diverse power portfolio in the bus industry.

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Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

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EnergyCS/Clean-Tech, May 2005 EnergyCS Los Angeles County, CA 4. Dave Kennington, 2004 Prius, by self using Cal-Cars method and Plugin Supply kit, November 2008 (Atlanta, GA), contact d_kennington@. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say.

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Dyson Racing Running on Butanol Blend in ALMS

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The #16 BP car of Chris Dyson and Guy Smith from Dyson Racing will be running an advanced biofuel developed by BP combining gasoline, ethanol and biobutanol during the in the 12 th annual Petit Le Mans ten-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta, today. Designed from a clean sheet of paper, it is designed to make in excess of 500 hp (373 kW), and on a per cylinder basis, more than an F1 engine. Mazda and BP have a commitment to using motorsports to test and prove clean technologies.

2009 68

President Obama Outlines Vision and Plan for US High-Speed Passenger Rail System; $13B to Start

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Gulf Coast Corridor (Houston, New Orleans, Mobile, Birmingham, Atlanta). Southeast Corridor (Washington, Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta, Macon, Columbia, Savannah, Jacksonville). Joint 2006 study by the Center for Clean Air Policy and Center for Neighborhood Technology.

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EPA proposes rule for nationwide 30% cut in GHG from existing power plants by 2030 relative to 2005

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the already widely-discussed (albeit without much detail) “Clean Power Plan” proposal, which mandates a national average 30% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants from 2005 levels by 2030. The Clean Power Plan broadly proposes: Cutting CO 2 emissions from the power sector by 30% nationwide below 2005 levels; and. EPA will work with those tribes and sources to develop or adopt Clean Air Act programs.

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DOE Selects 8 Projects to Advance Technologies for the Co-Production of Power and Hydrogen, Fuels or Chemicals from Coal-Biomass Feedstocks

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Clean Coal Briquette Inc. Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Ga.) The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 8 research projects for funding that will focus on gasification of coal/biomass to produce synthetic gas (syngas) as a pathway to producing power, hydrogen, fuel or chemicals. The total value of the projects is approximately $8.2 million, with $6.4 million of DOE funding and $1.8 million of non-Federal cost sharing.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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The winning project proposals (by award amount) are: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, Georgia: $10,800,000. North Park Electrification - Electric Power Delivery System for Outdoor Bus Parking: Construct electrified stalls that will deliver electrical power for up to 80 vehicles and provide services such as heating and air-conditioning to vehicles that would otherwise be left idling during overnight cleaning and prior to morning pullout.

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President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

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Educational programs for: Graduate, Undergraduate and Secondary Students; Teachers; Technicians; Emergency Responders; General Public • Partnering with: NAFTC Headquarters and members; West Virginia Department of Education; South Carolina Department of Education; Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition; Innovation Drive, Inc.; State of Colorado State of Georgia Fort Collins, CO Boulder, CO Atlanta, GA.

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Study finds cities can reduce CO2 more easily from residential conservation than transportation

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The study analyzes how extensively local planning policies could either complement the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) of 2015 or compensate for its absence. In any case, Hsu noted, the impact of policies related to construction standards and retrofitting alone is significant: “ You can do a lot of things at the local level to affect housing stock that are basically equivalent or even more aggressive than the Clean Power Plan. ”.

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