Obama Announces Steps to Boost Biofuels, Clean Coal; RFS2, BCAP, BIWG and Carbon Capture and Storage Task Force

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In addition, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum creating an Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage to develop a comprehensive and coordinated federal strategy to speed the development and deployment of advanced lower-emission coal technologies. So today I’m announcing a Carbon Capture and Storage Task Force that will be charged with the goal of figuring out how we can deploy affordable clean coal technology on a widespread scale within 10 years.

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Sea-Tac Airport launches major ground support equipment electrification project

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The Port of Seattle, along with Alaska Airlines, Western Washington Clean Cities and US Representative Adam Smith unveiled a new project providing nearly 600 electric charging stations throughout the airport for ground support equipment (GSE) such as baggage tugs, bag ramps and pushback vehicles. The $31-million project is funded in large part through federal grants. million came from a Federal Aviation Administration grant.

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International Battery to provide Li-ion system to Sunverge for Net-Zero Energy Home Project

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This fully integrated distributed energy system will provide a turnkey solar solution to support a Net-Zero Home Energy demonstration at the Philadelphia Navy Yard’s Clean Energy Innovation Hub. Sunverge Energy has selected International Battery to provide a Li-ion energy storage systems (ESS) as the energy storage component of Sunverge’s Solar Integration System (SIS).

2011 183

8 Reasons Government Grants Should Include Funding for Level 1 Charging Infrastructure

EV Adoption

As we wait for Congress to fully return from their recess and vote on various legislation, I continue to be extremely concerned about how as much as $10 billion in federal government grants will be be spent on EV charging infrastructure.

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A123 Systems 8K filing says substantial doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern; status of grants and incentives

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A123 Systems has been the recipient of a number of state and federal grants and tax incentives. In December 2009, A123 entered into an agreement establishing the terms and conditions of a $249.1-million grant awarded under the US Department of Energy (DOE) Battery Initiative to support manufacturing expansion of new lithium-ion battery manufacturing facilities in Michigan. State of Michigan Center of Energy and Excellence Grant.

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Tesla + Toyota

Revenge of the Electric Car

“Clearly it’s a goal of ours to be a hub of clean- and green-tech, and Tesla and Solyndra are two big players in that arena.&#. The company received a $535 million federal loan guarantee for construction of a manufacturing plant, a massive structure now rising beside Interstate 880.

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

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The plan identifies $8 billion provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARRA and $1 billion a year for five years requested in the federal budget as the components of an initial %13 billion investment. By late summer, the Federal Railroad Administration will begin awarding the first round of grants. Additional funding for long-term planning and development is expected from legislation authorizing federal surface transportation programs.

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