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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). battery and emissions-free. fossil fuel consumption and emissions, enabling clean solar. the solar thermochemical production of Syngas for clean and.

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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. IGCC and carbon capture technologies have been commercially demonstrated and will need to be widely deployed to enable low cost power generation from domestic fossil energy resources, while at the same time achieving significant reductions in carbon dioxide emissions globally.

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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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Extending a relationship of more than a decade, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International will collaborate on a project designed to advance the development of coal power plants with near-zero emissions by reducing the cost and improving the efficiency of capturing CO 2 and removing contaminants from syngas derived from coal. Status of RTI/Eastman Warm Gas Clean-up Technology and Commercialization Plan (Gasification Technologies Conference, 2008).

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How U.S. Congress Can Get Cities Moving

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