Clean coal

Plugs and Cars

Just a the coal companies go on the air with ads that could be Obama campaign commercials, down to the Yes We Can (make coal clean,) the real world intrudes. Tags: clean coal

2008 130

Tesla, SolarCity, and Ta'u: sun, storage batteries, clean energy (video)

Green Car Reports

emissions renewable energy solar clean energy energy storage Solar CityThe combination of Tesla and SolarCity is already promoting its potential synergies, albeit in a location far away from the mainland United States.

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Canadian gold mine cleans up its act with electricity

Green Car Reports

Some mining companies are drilling down in their efforts to clean up their acts. Mining operations get a lot of flack for creating environmental problems around the world. Yet they provide much of the basic material that keeps the global economy humming. As the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company Goldcorp has received its share of

2018 63

Senate panel rejects clean-energy cuts, boosts DoE funding instead

Green Car Reports

The committee released a lengthy report on the 2018 fiscal year budget for the Department of Energy that walks away from the Trump Administration's efforts to defund clean energy. Politics government senate Department of Energy DOE renewable energy clean energy Donald TrumpThe Senate Committee on Appropriations recently exhibited a quality somewhat rare in U.S. politics these days: bipartisanship.

2017 67

California ARB releases proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation; 100% ZEB purchasing by 2029

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released its proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation ( earlier post ) and a Draft Environmental Analysis (Draft EA) for public comment.

2018 122

Effect of Trump solar-panel import tariffs on clean-power growth debated

Green Car Reports

Now, environmentalists and energy analysts worry that the new 30-percent tariff on solar-panel imports announced last Monday by President Donald Trump may stymie the rapidly growing clean-energy. Politics taxes renewable energy solar clean energy Donald TrumpA majority of the photovoltaic solar panels used in the U.S. are imported from such countries as China, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.

2018 55

Clean energy provides far more U.S. jobs than fossil fuels: analysis

Green Car Reports

jobs climate change solar clean energy energy Sierra Club wind energy fossil fuels Donald TrumpYesterday, U.S. president Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to begin the process of rolling back pretty much every vestige of U.S. efforts to address climate change. In both his campaigning and since his inauguration, Trump has claimed that his government and its actions focus on creating or bringing back jobs for working-class Americans.

2017 80

Let Us Now Murder AB 2145 Before It Kills Community Choice Power

Creative Greenius

That’s what they’re seeing at Marin Clean Energy and Sonoma Clean Power. . If you’d like to help us defeat AB 2145 so South Bay Clean Power can have a chance, send State Senator de Leon an email and tell him so.

2014 195

Cleaning aluminium oxide off terminals

DIY Electric Car

After doing 70% of it, I read on evworks that it''s a good idea to clean the terminals with a wire brush to remove aluminium oxide. Wiring up the pack. So disconnected all the cells and BMS cabling. A whole day "wasted" - except that it will hopefully perform better with the lower resistance. I was surprised at the change in colour/albedo on some of the terminals, I''d never noticed they were oxidised

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California clean fuels rule reports 100% compliance in 2017

Green Car Congress

They were required to make up for their shortfall by purchasing credits from clean fuel providers. The clean fuels also reduced emissions of toxic pollutants as well as those that cause smog.

2018 88

Trump to slash clean-energy funding 72 percent, lauds "beautiful clean coal"

Green Car Reports

You may wish to apply those judgments to mentions of "beautiful clean coal" by President Donald Trump, who used the phrase in Tuesday's State of the Union address. Trump claimed his administration had "ended the war" on "beautiful clean coal," while. If a marketer talked enthusiastically about "healthy delicious cyanide," what would you think?

2018 67

Exclusive Greenius Coverage of Today’s Clean Tech Roundtable

Creative Greenius

I attended today’s Bryan Cave Clean Tech Roundtable at the Broad Stage at Santa Monica College – thanks to my pal Donna Gentry. He sees four key areas to make money in the Clean Technology Revolution: 1.

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Satellite study suggests California clean air regulations working to reduce PM2.5 emissions in state

Green Car Congress

The study demonstrates the success of California’s air pollution control programs, regulations, enforcement efforts and clean-air plans in regions with the greatest air quality challenges: Southern California and the southern Central Valley.

2018 112

California ARB developing Innovative Clean Transit Proposal

Green Car Congress

The staff of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is developing an “ Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) ”—a regulatory concept that includes a gradual transition to zero emission transit technologies without compromising transit services and that recognizes enhanced mobility options. ICT reflects an expansion of the scope of the Advanced Clean Transit measure.

2017 60

Bill Gates, Other Billionaires Invest To Advance Clean Energy

Green Car Reports

emissions energy policy climate change plug-in cars Bill Gates clean energyThis week, representatives from world governments are meeting in Paris for the much-anticipated United Nations summit on climate change. Ahead of those talks--which are intended to create a global strategy for radically reducing carbon emissions--some of the world's richest people announced their own plan to slow climate change. More than 20.

2015 63

The Summit On Clean Tech Law & The New Energy Policy

Creative Greenius

Early bird registration for this Sept 18 Clean Tech Law Summit is extended to Tuesday Sept 15 at 6:00 pm Pacific Time.

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Renewable Energy Group launches REG Ultra Clean Diesel; blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel

Green Car Congress

Renewable Energy Group launched REG Ultra Clean Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach. REG Ultra Clean Diesel is California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved for year-round use throughout California under the Alternative Diesel Fuel Regulation.

2018 88

CalZEV Coalition supports Innovative Clean Transit measure under consideration at California ARB; 100% zero-emission buses

Green Car Congress

Californians for Zero Emission Vehicles (CalZEV), a coalition of public health, environmental and electric vehicle industry organizations, announced its strong support for the Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) measure currently before the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

2018 93

Clean powertrain company Punch Powertrain acquires power electronics specialist Apojee

Green Car Congress

Punch Powertrain, a Belgium-based full-system supplier of fuel-efficient powertrains including transmissions and plug-in hybrid and battery-electric systems, is acquiring France-based power electronics expert Apojee.

2018 93

Chicago Area Clean Cities names American Lung Association 2017 Clean Fuels Champion

Green Car Congress

The American Lung Association has been named the 2017 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC), a nonprofit coalition dedicated to promoting clean-energy and clean-air solutions for transportation in the Chicago area impacting nearly 9 million people. The Clean Fuels Champion was awarded last night at the coalition’s Annual Meeting. We are truly honored to be named a Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities.

2017 60

Xing Mobility selects Clean Wave AC induction motors for electric super car Miss R

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XING Mobility, a Taipei-based electric powertrain system supplier, has selected Clean Wave Technologies to provide electric motors and drive control units for a rally-inspired supercar. The vehicle will utilize four Clean Wave traction motors, one for each wheel.

2018 93

Weighing and Cleaning the Car

Open Source Civic EV Kit

The next task today was to get the engine compartment cleaned so that I could remove the engine and have a clean bay to work in. After an hour of steam cleaning, I got the following: Look how clean the transmission is now. Here's the overall cleaned up engine.

2008 130

Argonne Oleo Sponge for cleaning oil spills successful in real-world conditions off California coast

Green Car Congress

The Oleo Sponge, a patent-pending technology to clean oil spills invented at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, performed successfully in an experiment conducted off the coast of Southern California.

2018 83

Just Cleaning Up

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

The garage, somewhat clean again. I spent the past two evenings getting the rest of life together. Tonight I just did some simple cleanup. I swept the garage and put away all the tools, wood pieces and garbage so that there would be space to work in.

2007 130

That Super Sexy Clean Tech Roundtable, Part II of a Greenius Exclusive

Creative Greenius

If you’re like me you would have found Tuesday’s gathering in Santa Monica a very sexy day at the beach.

2009 151

Ted Lieu To The Rescue! Heroic Climate Champion Saves Community Choice Aggregation.

Creative Greenius

Ted now had a twinkle in his eyes. “And if you knew what I know about the successful experiences of Marin Clean Energy and Sonoma Clean Power you’d know that their aggregation programs are saving the participating cities real money on electricity.

2014 186

Cleaning up Loose Ends

Open Source Civic EV Kit

At this point, I'm a little burned out, so I'm going to take this weekend and just clean up the house (there are EV parts *everywhere*) and get my dining room table and kitchen back. After working with Bryan from Belktronix yesterday, I found out that I had blown some components in the IsoBatMon, the Charge Detector and one of the BatMon boards. Those went off in the mail this morning back for repairs. I'll try the system again when the parts come back.

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California ARB releases draft summary of proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation for comment

Green Car Congress

The California ARB has released the draft summary of its proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation ( earlier post ) for review and comments.

2018 83

NYSERDA announces $5M for innovative transportation clean technologies and strategies to increase efficiency in public transit systems

Green Car Congress

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that up to $5 million is available for proposals that include innovative clean transportation technologies and strategies to improve operations and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for public transit systems throughout the state. Cuomo’s clean energy goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2030. Funding is available through the state’s 10-year, $5.3-billion Clean Energy Fund.

2018 81

Six trucking firms deploy ultra clean near-zero RNG trucks at Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

Green Car Congress

Six trucking firms operating in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are deploying trucks powered by Cummins Westport (CWI) near-zero ISX12N engines ( earlier post ), and fueled with Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s —Greg Roche, Clean Energy’s vice president of sustainable trucking.

2018 88

Landi Renzo and Clean Energy combine natural gas compressor businesses

Green Car Congress

and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Landi Renzo’s SAFE, with a strong presence in Europe and Asia, and Clean Energy Compression, which is well established in the North and South America markets, will combine manufacturing and support operations and equip an international sales team with an expanded line of compressors. Littlefair, President and CEO of Clean Energy, will serve as the chairman of the board. Landi Renzo S.p.a.

2017 60

Vouchers are Becoming the Clean Vehicle Incentive of Choice for Fleets

Green Car Congress

Today in California, any vehicle with 25,000 miles or less could qualify for a voucher, so more vehicles are qualifying for incentives and more clean vehicles are hitting the road. Guest post by Clay Siegert, Chief Operating Officer at XL.

2018 96

IMechE report calls for new Clean Air Act in UK

Green Car Congress

Broadly, the report calls for the creation of a modern Clean Air Act that takes a holistic approach—i.e., The original Clean Air Act of 1956 focused on tackling smoke and sulfur dioxide in the wake of the five-day Great Smog event that was directly linked to the deaths of more than 4,000 Londoners. IMechE says that the new Clean Air Act needs to set out ways to help the 71% of local authorities which missed their 2017 air quality targets.

2018 60

Beyond the federal tax credit: A Guide to Clean Car Incentives

Green Car Reports

The king of all financial incentives for plug-in cars is, of course, the federal tax credit of up to $7,500. It’s not the only one, though. With Tesla’s federal tax credit already on its way to expiring and GM’s close behind, it’s worth knowing where to look for other incentives for those who want an electric car.

2018 54

LA Metro to begin charging solo drivers in clean air vehicles in ExpressLanes in effort to reduce increasing congestion

Green Car Congress

The Los Angeles Metro Board of Directors approved a plan last week to begin charging solo motorists in designated clean air vehicles (CAVs) a discounted toll to use the ExpressLanes on the 10 and 110 freeways, beginning in late 2018. Under the change, drivers in clean air vehicles without enough passengers to meet HOV occupancy requirements would get a 15% discount on the tolls. The discount for clean air vehicles would continue to apply.

2018 87

Clean Energy introduces new CleanCNG compressor

Green Car Congress

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., The CleanCNG, developed by engineers at Clean Energy’s subsidiary Clean Energy Compression in British Columbia, incorporates improvements in compressor design and intelligent engineering, resulting in ultra-low vibration and noise in a compressor that offers scalability, parts commonality and overall performance. Clean Energy Compression facilities meets all ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System requirements.

2016 60

California Air Resources Board approves $663M funding plan for clean cars, trucks, buses

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board approved a $663-million low-carbon transportation plan to increase the use of clean cars, heavy-duty trucks, buses and freight equipment. The plan allocates $398 million to incentivize clean heavy-duty trucks, buses and freight projects, including $190 million for advanced-technology freight equipment such as yard trucks, forklifts and cranes. 20 million to make loans for clean trucks more widely available.

2017 80

California OKs more than half a billion dollars to clean up freight trucks, trains, buses

Green Car Reports

In mid-December, California announced it would invest $663 million in a plan to clean up particularly dirty fleets, especially those operating in low-income. California is using the growing sums of money it receives from its emission cap-and-trade auction for good, including to tackle up some of the state's most egregious transportation polluters.

2018 74

Are 'Clean Diesels' Actually Not Nearly As Clean As Claimed?

Green Car Reports

The only region where diesel passenger cars sell in equal numbers to gasoline-powered vehicles is Europe. And until the advent this year of tougher Euro 6 emission standards, new European diesel cars were significantly dirtier than those sold since 2008 in North America. But one European transport analysis group suggests that the newest European. Europe emissions test EPA

2015 63

EPA proposes repeal of Obama Clean Power Plan

Green Car Congress

As anticipated, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), proposing to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP). EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed four Federal Register notices in response to the EO, including a formal announcement of review of the Clean Power Plan. After review, the Agency has proposed to determine that the Clean Power Plan (CPP) must be repealed.

2017 60