Colorado releases new electric vehicle plan

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The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), a non-regulatory department within the Governor’s Office focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by advancing clean energy, energy efficiency and zero emission vehicles, has released the Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan 2020.

Earth Day Event-Northern Colorado Clean Cities

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. The post Earth Day Event-Northern Colorado Clean Cities appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Our team is SO excited for all the events around this year’s Earth Day!

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Electric Vehicle Planning Workshop Series-Northern Colorado Clean Cities

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Northern Colorado Clean Cities has some excited stuff in the works as they have lined up a whole workshop series surrounding electric vehicles and community planning!

Upcoming Northern Colorado Clean Cities Events

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. This event will highlight the upcoming lineup of electric truck options with speakers from CLEER, NCCC, and Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities. The post Upcoming Northern Colorado Clean Cities Events appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado. NCCC has some exciting events in the works! Join them on Feb. 10th (1 pm MST) for their Electric Truck Series with Lordstown Motors.

Colorado Air Quality Control Commission approves low emission vehicle standards beginning in 2022 model year

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The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) approved new low emission vehicle (LEV) standards for new light-duty and medium-duty motor vehicles sold in Colorado beginning in the 2022 model year. The Air Pollution Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment proposed the adoption of the LEV standards in response to Gov. New cars and light-duty trucks sold in Colorado currently are subject to the federal Tier 3 emission standards.

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Colorado releases plan to support EVs on state’s highways, accelerate EV adoption

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper released of the Colorado Electric Vehicle (EV) Plan , delivering on a directive set forth in the July 2017 Executive Order, “Supporting Colorado’s Clean Energy Transition.” The plan details a series of actions supporting EV infrastructure along Colorado’s corridors. Colorado currently ranks 8 th in the US for highest EV market share, according to the ZEV Sales Dashboard published by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers.

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Colorado DPHE proposing rule to adopt California LEV standards for MY 2022 and following

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will propose Regulation Number 20, Low Emission Vehicles (Colorado Low Emission Automobile Regulations, CLEAR), to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) to the AQCC at its regular meeting on 16 August 16. The proposed rule adopts California Low Emission Vehicle standards for new light- and medium-duty motor vehicles sold in Colorado beginning in MY 2022.

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Upcoming Events from Northern Colorado Clean Cities You Don’t Want to Miss!

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. The post Upcoming Events from Northern Colorado Clean Cities You Don’t Want to Miss! appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado.

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Chevrolet Colorado ZH2: first ride in hydrogen fuel-cell Army truck

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Currently undergoing testing at Fort Carson in Colorado, the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle illustrates the unlikely intersection between eco-friendly powertrains and the demanding needs of a vehicle that may be deployed to a war zone. The Colorado ZH2 is a collaboration. General Motors GM hydrogen military hydrogen fuel cell Prototypes clean energy U.S. Olive drab isn't the only green thing in the U.S.

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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Colorado cleans up, why not a Tesla Model 3 or plug-in: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

And Colorado joins up with California emissions standards. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets better fuel economy than any other SUV without a plug. We take a look at the benefits of short-range plug-in hybrids. Our readers weigh in on why they haven't yet bought a Tesla Model 3. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We take a closer look at what. Elon Musk Fuel Economy plug-in cars

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President Biden Clears Way for States to Curb Vehicle Pollution

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The Biden EPA today proposed reinstating a Clean Air Act waiver that allows states to […]. Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.

Colorado State University retrofits two delivery trucks with hydraulic hybrid systems

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Colorado State University will retrofit two internal delivery trucks with fuel-efficient hydraulic hybrid systems, paid for by a grant from the Colorado Energy Office. Colorado State has selected Lightning Hybrids LLC ( earlier post ) to provide the systems. In addition, the vehicles have lower emissions, furthering CSU’s clean and sustainable initiatives.

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Colorado Dealers Target State's Worst-Polluting Cars For Buybacks

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Last year, we reported on a scheme aimed at helping Colorado car owners get their dirtiest vehicles off the road. The Clear the Air Foundation and ReForest Colorado aimed to plant a tree for every polluting old vehicle donated--cleaning up the air in more ways than one. The scheme is now doing rather well, Wards Auto reports. Clear the Air

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

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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. The event is being hosted by the Metropolitan Energy Center/Kansas City Regional Clean Cities in conjunction with Veolia/Kansas City Transportation Group and Alliance AutoGas.

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New member benefit: Electric Auto Association partners on clean energy and EV loans

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EAA partners with credit union to offer loans on clean energy, EVs, and e-bikes. The Electric Auto Association and Colorado-based Clean Energy Credit Union have partnered on a new member benefit. It is based in Colorado, but it serves members who live throughout the entire USA.

Colorado State University Spinoff to Commercialize 3D Li-ion Battery Technology for Higher-Capacity, Longer-Life Cells

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Colorado State University’s Clean Energy commercialization arm, Cenergy, has co-founded Prieto Battery, a new company that will manufacture Li-ion batteries using a new 3D structure to enable a much larger functional surface area resulting in batteries up to 1,000 times more powerful and 10 times longer-lasting and cheaper than traditional batteries. Examples of prospective 3-D architectures for charge-insertion batteries, as proposed by Long et al. (a)

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DOE launches new Lab-Corps program to accelerate commercialization of clean energy technologies

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) launched a new $2.3-million pilot program to accelerate the transfer of innovative clean energy technologies from the DOE’s National Laboratories into the commercial marketplace. Lab-Corps aims to better train and empower national lab researchers to successfully transition their discoveries into high-impact, real world technologies in the private sector.

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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. Clean Energy. Clean Fuels Ohio. Colorado Energy. Colorado.

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EPA awards $8M in FY2014 clean diesel grants in 21 states, Puerto Rico

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The DERA funding covers engine replacements, repowers and idle reduction technologies to clean up a variety of older diesel engines, including those in heavy-duty trucks used at ports, delivery trucks, long haul trucks, marine vessels, school buses, and even agricultural equipment. Colorado. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is retrofitting 36 school buses with technologies to cut soot and reduce idling. Louis Clean Cities is replacing six school busses.

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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Clean Fleet Report. Fuel economy numbers reported by Clean Fleet Report are non-scientific and represent the reviewer’s driving experience using the dash gauge computer. Clean Fleet Report. Clean Fleet Report. Clean Fleet Report’s.

Propel Fuels to co-locate Clean Fuel Points at PC&F gas stations and convenience stores in Western US

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Propel Fuels announced a multi-year agreement with Pacific Convenience and Fuels (PC&F) to co-locate Propel Clean Fuel Points (E85/biodiesel) with PC&F gas stations and convenience stores throughout the Western US. Propel and PC&F have identified more than 80 potential locations for Clean Fuel Points throughout PC&F’s network of 300 stations in California, Washington, Oregon and Colorado, which operate under various brands including Chevron, 76, Conoco and Circle K.

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Colorado AQCC moves forward with California LEV regulations; to consider separate ZEV mandate

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The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) will move forward with a proposal to adopt California Low Emission Vehicle standards for new light- and medium-duty motor vehicles sold in Colorado beginning in MY 2022. If adopted these standards would have the effect of preserving existing standards applicable in Colorado, and avoid any freezing of these applicable standards by the federal government.

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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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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. Arcos Mobility is a Colorado-based company that specializes in turnkey EV charging solutions. Drive Clean Bay Area.

DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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The new ARPA-E selections focus on accelerating innovations in clean technology while increasing US competitiveness in rare earth alternatives and breakthroughs in biofuels, thermal storage, grid controls, and solar power electronics. fossil fuel consumption and emissions, enabling clean solar. the solar thermochemical production of Syngas for clean and. University of Colorado.

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US DOE announces 3 consortia for $125M US-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center; solar, second-generation biofuels and buildings

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The US Department of Energy announced the selections for three consortia that will make up the $125-million US-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (JCERDC). The Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center is part of the US-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy. The Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center is included in the partnership’s Research and Development track (PACE-R).

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DHL Express deploys nearly 100 new Lightning Electric delivery vans in US

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The new vans enhance an already robust alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet for DHL Express in the US, which includes fully electric, hybrid-electric and clean diesel varieties in addition to low-power electric-assist e-Cargo Cycles.

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Three National Drive Electric Week Events You Don’t Want To Miss!

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Northern Colorado Clean Cities just added THREE exciting events for #NationalDriveElectricWeek to our events page! appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado.

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.

Fort Collins-Loveland Electric Vehicle Group Buy Event!

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. COMING SEPTEMBER… Northern Colorado Clean Cities and City of Fort Collins and City of Loveland are partnering to present the 2020 Regional Electric Vehicle Group Buy program. appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado.

Texas Clean Energy Project signs long-term CO2 offtake agreement with Whiting Petroleum for enhanced oil recovery; 90% CO2 capture from IGCC coal polygen plant

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Summit Power Group, LLC and Blue Strategies, LLC have signed a 15-year CO 2 offtake agreement with Whiting Petroleum Corporation for some of the CO 2 that will be captured by Summit’s Texas Clean Energy Project ( TCEP ), a coal gasification with carbon capture polygen project being developed in Penwell, Texas, outside Odessa. formed naturally in underground reservoirs in New Mexico and Colorado and brought to the surface by wells such as those used to produce natural gas.

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Fort Collins-Loveland Group Buy: Extended One Last Time

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Northern Colorado Clean Cities has some exciting news as Fort Collins Nissan and Dellenbach Motors have agreed to extend the electric vehicle group buy just one last month. The post Fort Collins-Loveland Group Buy: Extended One Last Time appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado.

Xcel Energy wants 1.5M EVs in its service areas by 2030; 30x increase from today

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Xcel services customers in Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North and South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Electric vehicles are the next frontier in the clean energy transition, and we are committed to making charging EVs easy, convenient and affordable for customers. By accelerating EV adoption in the coming years, we can drive major reductions in carbon emissions while helping our customers save money and making the most of our clean energy investments.

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Ford hybrid SUVs, Lyft rents EVs, California bans GM: Today’s Car News

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Lyft is renting electric cars to its drivers in Colorado. California bans GM and others who want to limit its clean-air authority. And another Presidential candidate looks at transportation and clean energy. Hyundai has confidence in truck platooning. Hybrid versions of Ford’s biggest SUVs are on the way. All this, today at Green Car. Today in Car News

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Fort Collins-Loveland Electric Vehicle Group Buy Launches TODAY!

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Now through the month of September, Northern Colorado Clean Cities, supported by DENC, brings you the 2020 Regional Electric Vehicle Group Buy program – an opportunity to get the EV you’ve been wanting at a significant discount!

Casting Call! EV Owners Wanted for Virtual Ride ‘n Drive Event!

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Northern Colorado Clean Cities is asking for our help to create a Virtual Ride ‘N Drive! appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Hello DENC community!

DOE awards $27.5M to 16 water infrastructure projects

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In recent years, a growing number of utilities responsible for clean water have moved from strict wastewater treatment to a broader model of water-resource management. This involves collecting and treating wastewater along with cleaning waterways, producing water grades suitable for industry and agriculture along with drinkable water for households, and recovering energy. The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $27.5 million to 16 water infrastructure projects.

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EPA awards $6M in research funding to improve air quality models

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The universities receiving the funding through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program include: Colorado State University, to gain insights on how emissions from wildfires and volatile chemical products (for example, personal care products, cleaning agents, and coatings) contribute to the formation of fine particles in the atmosphere.

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Northwestern-led team develops new MOFs with ultrahigh porosity for storage of hydrogen or methane for vehicles

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We’ve developed a better onboard storage method for hydrogen and methane gas for next-generation clean energy vehicles. Farha (2020) “Balancing volumetric and gravimetric uptake in highly porous materials for clean energy” Science doi: 10.1126/science.aaz8881.

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Webinar: How To Pick The Right Electric Vehicle

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Heather Hochrein is driven to create an inclusive clean energy economy. She’s well versed in clean technology and previously spent five years in leadership roles at Rising Sun Energy Center, where she managed innovative energy efficiency programs and a 25-person team.

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

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Golden, Colorado will receive up to $5.3 This funding supports the Department of Energy’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative. The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award up to $11.3 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.

DOE and NREL announce Energy Systems Integration Facility

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) in Golden, Colorado, as the latest Energy Department user facility and the only one in the nation focused on utility-scale clean energy grid integration.

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