EGEB: The US’s first offshore wind farm is currently offline; here’s why


Tampa just committed to 100% clean energy by 2035, but there’s a hitch. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Ørsted says Block Island is offline for summer maintenance, and rumors are flying.

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EPA awards $5M to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) for cleaner big rigs

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) to help Southern truckers and small businesses to buy cleaner big rigs. The money, awarded through the SmartWay Clean Diesel Finance Program, will guarantee loans used to buy retrofitted used tractor-trailers at Rush Truck Centers throughout the South. The Clean Trucks Make Cents program will finance up to 100% of the purchase or lease of a pre-2007 tractor-trailer.

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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. Florida, Tampa). fossil fuel consumption and emissions, enabling clean solar. the solar thermochemical production of Syngas for clean and.

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Study suggests widespread use of EVs may negatively impact land use

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Electric vehicles (EVs) are widely regarded as the key to finally making private mobility clean, yet virtually no research is being conducted on their potential contribution to the expansion of impervious surfaces.

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GE and CPECC Sign Agreements with USTDA to Advance Commercial Scale IGCC in China

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This follows the memorandum of understanding signed between CPECC and USTDA in November as part of the US-China Clean Energy Announcements made by President Obama and President Hu in November 2009. and the Polk Tampa Electric IGCC plant in Florida that helped demonstrate the commercial feasibility of IGCC.

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DOE NETL selects 12 fossil-fuel power systems projects for funding

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Low-Energy Water Recovery from Subsurface Brines Research Triangle Institute will partner with Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies and Tampa Electric Company to develop and demonstrate bench-scale feasibility of a low-cost, low-energy water treatment process that uses non-aqueous solvents for the economical extraction of clean water from high-total dissolved solids (TDS) brines.

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DOE, RTI to Design and Build Coal Syngas Cleanup System for IGCC Power Plants to Reduce Cost of Removing Contaminants, Capturing CO2; Potential for Synthetic Chemicals and Fuels

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RTI’s syngas cleanup technologies will be tested at Tampa Electric Company’s 250-MW IGCC power plant, using up to 20% of the syngas produced by the coal gasifier. Data on thermal efficiency, emissions, and cost benefits will be gathered during more than 5,000 hours of testing the warm syngas cleaning system. Because of the benefits of IGCC power plants, high-temperature syngas cleaning technologies have been the subject of intense investigation for more than two decades.

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US DOE Awarding Up To $62M for Concentrating Solar Power Research and Development

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The most significant maintenance cost of a CSP plant is cleaning and replacing the mirrors, and thus this new reflector design could have a significant impact on total plant cost. University of South Florida – Tampa, FL – up to $2.5 The US Department of Energy has selected 13 projects for investment of up to $62 million over five years to research, develop, and demonstrate Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) systems capable of providing low-cost electrical power.

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World’s Fastest SUV vs. Gas SUV — Road Trip Time & Cost Comparison


We recently had the extreme pleasure, bucket list quality, of traveling from Tampa Bay, Florida, to Austin, Texas, to report on the Tesla Giga Texas Cyber Rodeo grand opening celebration for CleanTechnica.


Florida Transit Agency Buys 60 Electric Buses


Pinellas County is the large county just west of Tampa that includes St. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Mass Transit / Public Transit electric buses EV procurement florida Pinellas County Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA

Tom Brady Talks Hertz & Tesla, Says He Loves His Tesla


Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback & football legend Tom Brady shared some thoughts about Hertz and his experience as a Tesla owner this week. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Interviews hertz Tesla Tom Brady Tom Wagner

How U.S. Congress Can Get Cities Moving


Petersburg TampaOriginally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Amanda Eaken and Sarah Kline, Federal Transportation Consultant to NRDC. The Biden administration has set an ambitious climate goal for America: a 50 percent decrease in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030.