DOE releases draft guidance for Clean Hydrogen Production Standard (CHPS)

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) released draft guidance for a Clean Hydrogen Production Standard (CHPS), developed to meet the requirements of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), Section 40315.

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New Mexico adopts Clean Cars Rule

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The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board (AQCB) have each adopted the Clean Car Rule after a joint public hearing. Their independent approval of the Clean Car Rule allows California’s Advanced Clean Cars to be implemented statewide in New Mexico beginning 1 July 2022.

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EPA nearly doubling Clean School Bus Rebates awards to $965M

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will nearly double the funding awarded for clean school buses this year following increased demand, with school districts from all 50 states applying for the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates during this first round of funding. Through future rounds of funding, EPA will make available another $1 billion for clean school buses in Fiscal Year 2023.

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NIO reaches deal in Denmark under Clean Parks initiative

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The Danish Society for Nature Conservation becomes the first overseas partner of NIO's Clean Parks initiative. The post NIO reaches deal in Denmark under Clean Parks initiative appeared first on CnEVPost. NIO NIO Clean Parks

Minnesota becomes latest state to adopt California clean car standards

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Minnesota has become the latest state to adopt California clean car standards; the new standards were finalized by a notice in the state register on Monday. The policy will implement two clean cars standards to reduce vehicle emissions.

Canada publishing final new Clean Fuel Regulations

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Canada will publish the final Clean Fuel Regulations (CFR) in the Canada Gazette Part II on 6 July 2022. The Clean Fuel Standard will require liquid fossil fuel primary suppliers (i.e., The Clean Fuel Standard establishes a credit market. The Clean Fuel Standard also provides opportunities for non-regulated parties to create credits. The Clean Fuel Regulations replace the current federal Renewable Fuels Regulations.

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San Joaquin Valley receives $12.9M from CARB for clean trucks

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These new funds will be utilized within the District’s existing Truck Replacement Program that provides funding for new, clean truck technologies. The San Joaquin Valley Air District Governing Board unanimously voted to accept $12.9 million in additional California Air Resources Board (CARB) funding to replace heavy-duty trucks through the Valley Air District’s grant program.

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Massachusetts files for immediate adoption of California Clean Trucks regulation

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On 30 December 2021, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) announced that emergency regulations were filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office for the immediate adoption California’s Advanced Clean Trucks regulation ( earlier post ), which requires an increasing percentage of ZEV truck sales starting with Model Year 2025 and ramping up through Model Year 2035, accelerating the market for medium- and heavy-duty ZEVs.

DOE closes on $504M loan guarantee for world’s largest clean hydrogen and energy storage project

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) closed on a $504.4-million loan guarantee to the Advanced Clean Energy Storage project in Delta, Utah (ACES Delta)—marking the first loan guarantee for a new clean energy technology project from DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) since 2014.

Impact Clean Power to build gigafactory in Poland

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Poland-based Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. ICPT ), a manufacturer of battery systems for transportation, robotics and stationary energy storage in Europe, has begun construction of GigafactoryX. The investment will boost the company’s production capacity to up to 5 GWh per year, up from its current 1 MWh per day. Battery systems will be based on lithium-ion cells using LTO, LFP and NMC chemistries. The start of production is planned for 2024.

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Canada launches $1.5B Clean Fuels Fund with call for proposals

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Canada has launched the $1.5-billion Clean Fuels Fund with a call for proposals for projects that increase Canada’s capacity to produce clean fuels. Introduced in the strengthened climate plan, A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy, and reaffirmed in Budget 2021, the fund grows the domestic clean fuels market, supports the implementation of the Clean Fuels Standard and delivers on early actions outlined in the Hydrogen Strategy for Canada.

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DOE launches $8B program for clean hydrogen hubs across US

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) released a Notice of Intent (NOI) ( DE-FOA-0002768 ) to fund the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s (BIL) $8-billion program to develop regional clean hydrogen hubs (H2Hubs) across America. H2Hubs will create networks of hydrogen producers, consumers, and local connective infrastructure to accelerate the use of hydrogen as a clean energy carrier. Can be developed into a national clean hydrogen network to facilitate a clean hydrogen economy.

Oregon EQC approves Clean Trucks Rule

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The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission approved the Clean Trucks Rule, which adopts California’s Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) Rule and Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Omnibus rules (HD Omnibus) for Oregon. Together, the rules will not only ensure new diesel trucks are as clean as possible, they also put Oregon on a path towards a zero-carbon transportation future.

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EPA launches first $500M funding opportunity for $5B Clean School Bus Program

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EPA’s new Clean School Bus Program will provide $5 billion over the next five years (FY 2022-2026) to replace existing school buses with zero-emission and low-emission models. EPA is now offering $500 million through the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates for zero-emission and low-emission school bus rebates as the first funding opportunity of the program. Further Clean School Bus competitions will be run every year over the next five years.

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DOE awarding $52.5M to 31 clean hydrogen projects

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million to fund 31 projects to advance next-generation clean hydrogen technologies and support DOE’s recently announced Hydrogen Energy Earthshot initiative ( earlier post ) to reduce the cost and accelerate breakthroughs in the clean hydrogen sector. Clean hydrogen production, including biological and electrochemical approaches. The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $52.5

New Jersey adopts Advanced Clean Truck Rules

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The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) announced the adoption of the Advanced Clean Truck and Fleet Reporting rules. The adoption of these rules establishes New Jersey as one of the first states to require phasing in of clean electric commercial trucks to replace diesel-powered trucks. The rules are modeled after regulations established in California ( earlier post ) and nearing adoption in several other states.

Solaris joins European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

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Bus manufacturer Solaris has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance , an initiative led by the European Commission. As part of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance, Solaris has been invited to participate in a mobility roundtable.

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DOE establishes Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations; supporting hydrogen, batteries, SMR, more

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has established the Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations, a new DOE office that will support clean energy technology demonstration?projects

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DOE announces $96M in funding for advancing clean vehicle technologies

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Applicants for this funding must show how proposed projects will benefit traditionally disadvantaged communities that lack access to clean energy sources. The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $96-million funding opportunity (Fiscal Year 2022 Vehicle Technologies Office Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement) to support decarbonizing the domestic transportation sector.

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Study explores the use of ammonia to transport clean hydrogen

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Amogy and Trafigura are to research ammonia cracking technology to facilitate global clean hydrogen supply chains. The post Study explores the use of ammonia to transport clean hydrogen appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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DOE opens $7B funding opportunity for regional clean hydrogen hubs: H2Hubs

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) opened applications for a $7-billion program ( DE-FOA-000279 ) to create regional clean hydrogen hubs (H2Hubs) across the country. Matching the scale-up of clean hydrogen production to a growing regional demand is a key pathway to achieving large-scale, commercially viable hydrogen ecosystems. These clean hydrogen demonstrations will balance hydrogen supply and demand, connective infrastructure, and a plan for long-term financial viability.

DOE awards $125M to bring clean energy technologies to market

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a total of $125 million to support 110 clean energy technology projects (DE-FOA-0002381). Through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, the phase II awards support the research and development of innovative clean energy technologies toward commercialization.

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DOE to award $60M to advance clean hydrogen technologies and decarbonize grid

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $40 million in funding to advance the development and deployment of clean hydrogen technologies. The application process for both the clean hydrogen FOA and University Consortium funding will include two phases: a concept paper and a full application.

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Volvo C40 Recharge LCA highlights huge potential of manufacturing and charging EVs with clean energy

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Volvo Cars has published a lifecycle analysis report on its second fully electric car, the C40 Recharge, which shows the potential CO 2 reductions if a car is built and charged using clean energy sources.

Nutrien to build world’s largest clean ammonia production facility; LOI with Mitsubishi for up to 40% offtake for fuel

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is evaluating Geismar, LA as the site to build the world’s largest clean ammonia facility. Building on the company’s expertise in low-carbon ammonia production, clean ammonia will be manufactured using innovative technology to achieve at least a 90% reduction in CO 2 emissions.

CARB approves $28M investment in clean trucks, cars

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California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) provides incentives to purchase the cleanest medium- and heavy-duty trucks, and Clean Cars 4 All incentivizes lower-income California drivers to scrap their older, high-polluting cars and replace them with zero-emission, plug-in hybrid or hybrid vehicles. To date, HVIP has provided vouchers for fleets to buy more than 7,500 zero-emission and other clean trucks and buses. Clean Cars 4 All.

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European Commission announces Clean Hydrogen Alliance

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The Strategy sets out the key drivers of Europe’s industrial transformation and proposes a comprehensive set of future actions, including a Clean Hydrogen Alliance to accelerate the decarbonization of industry and maintain industrial leadership.

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CalSEED awards $4.2M to early-stage clean energy innovations

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The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development (CalSEED) program announced that the fourth cohort of innovative clean energy concepts has been approved by the California Energy Commission (CEC); 28 companies out of 212 were selected to receive grants of $150,000 each. The CalSEED initiative will provide $24 million in grants over five years to support innovators working on early-stage clean energy concepts.

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Norway: Pioneering the clean energy transition

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The International Energy Agency has noted that Norway’s clean energy transition can enable the acceleration of emissions reductions in fuel production, transport, and industry. The post Norway: Pioneering the clean energy transition appeared first on Innovation News Network.

SK makes strategic investment in clean hydrogen company Monolith; “cyan hydrogen”

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Because carbon dioxide is not generated during the production process, it is classified as a clean hydrogen process along with blue hydrogen and green hydrogen. SK’s hydrogen business roadmap aims to establish a clean hydrogen production system with a scale of 280,000 tons by 2025.

UN development arm becomes NIO's partner on Clean Parks initiative

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The post UN development arm becomes NIO's partner on Clean Parks initiative appeared first on CnEVPost. NIO NIO Clean ParksThe UNDP will work with NIO to promote standards, guidelines or catalogs based on green eco-investment and biodiversity conservation.

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JERA and Uniper to collaborate on clean ammonia and LNG from the US

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JERA & Uniper are collaborating to facilitate the development of the initial production of 2 MTPA of clean ammonia with expansion potential up to 8 MTPA, to accelerate the production and supply of zero-carbon fuels from the US for use in the US, Europe, Japan, and greater Asia.

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Louisiana Governor and Air Products announce US$4.5B blue hydrogen clean energy complex in Eastern Louisiana

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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Air Products Chairman, President, and CEO Seifi Ghasemi announced a $4.5-billion clean energy complex to be built in Louisiana that will make the state a leader in the US clean energy transition.

CARB approves $1.5B investment in clean cars, trucks, mobility options for FY 2021-22

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The California Air Resources Board approved a $1.5-billion investment plan that will increase access to clean vehicles and clean mobility options through a wide variety of projects that support the transformation of California’s vehicle and equipment fleet to zero-emission. The plan is by far the largest annual investment in clean transportation incentives to date—more than double the amount of the largest past investment.

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DOE announces up to $6M to develop clean energy products from coal and coal wastes

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) has announced up to $6 million available ( DE-FOA-0002620 ) for research and development (R&D) projects that will repurpose domestic coal resources for products that can be employed in clean energy technologies such as batteries and advanced manufacturing.

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CARB approves Clean Miles Standard for TNCs

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The Clean Miles Standard (CMS) ( earlier post ) sets electrification and greenhouse gas emission targets for transportation network companies (TNCs)—e.g., The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved the US’ first standard to transition ride-hailing fleets to zero-emission vehicles by 2030. Uber and Lyft. The goals of the CMS are to: Reduce GHG emissions. Increase vehicle electrification. Reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

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DOE awards $20M to project to produce clean hydrogen from nuclear power

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $20 million in funding to a project to demonstrate technology that will produce clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power. This approach will allow clean hydrogen to serve as a source for zero-carbon electricity and represent an important economic product for nuclear plants beyond electricity.

Mitsubishi Heavy invests in Monolith Materials to support clean hydrogen production

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Olive Creek 1 in Hallam, Nebraska is Monolith Materials’ first commercial-scale emissions-free production facility designed to produce approximately 14,000 metric tons of carbon black annually along with clean hydrogen. Monolith Materials, Inc.

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CARB adopts electric truck rule: Advanced Clean Trucks

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The California Air Resources Board has adopted a first-in-the-world rule—the Advanced Clean Trucks ( earlier post )—requiring truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans (Class 2b to Class 8) to electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024. Statewide, the Advanced Clean Truck regulation will lower related premature deaths by 1,000, according to CARB projections.

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Clean Air Power introduces new hydrogen direct injector range

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UK-based Clean Air Power , a provider of clean transport solutions, is marking its 25 th anniversary working with hydrogen injection products by releasing a new range of hydrogen injectors for internal combustion engines. The range, which digitally controls hydrogen gas flow into engines, includes a high-pressure direct hydrogen injector that complements Clean Air Power’s existing hydrogen port injector options. —Dan Skelton, CEO of Clean Air Power.

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Xcel Energy, INL to use nuclear energy for clean hydrogen production; HTSE

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Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy will work with Idaho National Laboratory to demonstrate a system that uses a nuclear plant’s steam and electricity to split water. Earlier post.) The resulting hydrogen will initially be used at the power plant, but it could eventually be sold to other industries.

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Biden invokes Defense Production Act to accelerate domestic manufacturing of clean energy

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Demand for clean energy technologies such as solar panels, heat pumps, and electrolyzers for hydrogen has increased significantly as the costs of these technologies have plummeted over the last decade. As the world transitions to a clean energy economy, global demand for these essential products and components is set to skyrocket by 400-600% over the next several decades.

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Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group wins multiple hydrogen fueling station contracts in California and South Korea

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Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (CE&IG), a part of the Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japan) group of companies, announced multiple contracts to provide more than a dozen Hydrogen Fueling Stations (HFS) to customers in California and South Korea.