DOE awarding $11M to advance renewable carbon fiber production from biomass

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million for two projects that aim to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable, non-food-based feedstocks, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass. Carbon fiber can lower the cost and improve performance of fuel-efficient vehicles and renewable energy components such as wind turbine blades. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Golden, Colorado will receive up to $5.3

DOE launches Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative; awards $23.5M to 5 more manufacturing R&D projects

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative (CEMI), which will focus on growing US manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting US competitiveness through major improvements in manufacturing energy productivity. The initiative includes private sector partnerships, new funding from the Department, and enhanced analysis of the clean energy manufacturing supply chain that will guide DOE’s future funding decisions.

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Road Test: 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Duramax 4WD Crew Cab AT4 CarbonPro

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DOE awards $19M to 13 initiatives in fossil-fuel areas to produce rare earth elements and critical minerals

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $19 million for 13 projects in traditionally fossil-fuel-producing communities across the country to support production of rare earth elements and critical minerals essential to the manufacturing of batteries, magnets, and other components important to the clean energy economy.

The Growing List of EVmatch Partners

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At EVmatch, we’re on a mission to build a clean energy future together with industry-aligned partners. Silicon Valley Clean Energy. is your one-stop-shop for Tesla Accessories like headlight tint, carbon fiber, decals, and more. Drive Clean Bay Area.

University of Tennessee to head $250M advanced composites manufacturing institute; Ford, Honda and Volkswagen members

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The new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), announced today by President Obama, will focus on advanced fiber-reinforced polymer composites that combine strong fibers with tough plastics to yield materials that are lighter and stronger than steel. Advanced composites are especially important for progressing clean energy generation and improving the efficiency of the nation’s fleet.

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Lightning Hybrids to Introduce Hydraulic Hybrid Sports Sedan at Denver Auto Show

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Colorado start-up Lightning Hybrids will unveil the prototype of its hydraulic hybrid four-seat sports sedan at the Denver Auto Show 1-5 April. A small carbon fiber accumulator operating between 5,000-7,000 psi will provide for braking recovery energy storage, and will provide power for a full throttle launch to 60 mph in under 5.9 Rendering of the LH4. Click to enlarge.

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