The Net-Zero Neighborhood: Advanced Energy Storage and Highly Efficient Photovoltaics Take Transportation Off the Gasoline Grid and Residential Off the Electric Grid

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Delivering more than 29 TW of clean energy to meet demand in 2050 is a significant challenge. The Net-Zero Neighborhood. Net-Zero Neighborhoods. An Energy Plan Only A Scientist Could Love or Net-Zero Neighborhoods or ?

The Greenius Gets His Hands Dirty

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Charles heads up the Old Torrance Neighborhood Association and yesterday I read in my local paper, an item headlined, “Volunteers needed for clean up day.&#. We cleaned on both sides of the tracks for several blocks.

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Study finds NYC Clean Air Taxi rules successful in cutting pollution

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New York City Clean Air Taxi rules are successful in cutting emissions and reducing air pollution, [link] to a new study by researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Drexel University. Clean Air Taxi laws do not regulate the city’s 100,000 for-hire vehicles such as Ubers and Lyfts which are governed by separate laws and regulations.

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Greenius To Preach Community Choice & Climate Justice in South L.A. Church

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Filed under: environment Tagged: California Crossroads , Creative Greenius , Food and Water Watch California , Holman Methodist Church , Joe Galliani , renewable energy , South Bay 350 Climate Action Group , South Bay Clean Power , South L.A.

2015 130

Clean Energy introduces new CleanCNG compressor

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp., The CleanCNG, developed by engineers at Clean Energy’s subsidiary Clean Energy Compression in British Columbia, incorporates improvements in compressor design and intelligent engineering, resulting in ultra-low vibration and noise in a compressor that offers scalability, parts commonality and overall performance. Clean Energy Compression facilities meets all ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System requirements.

2016 60

Berkeley study finds clean vehicle rebates have predominantly benefited wealthy, white Californians

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The distribution of California’s clean vehicle rebates across different socioeconomic groups has been uneven, with higher income groups more likely to receive rebates, according to a new study by a team from the University of California, Berkeley. There may be other reasons why communities of color aren’t receiving and benefiting from clean vehicle rebates, say Rubin and St-Louis.

2016 96

ToxicTown Torrance to Hold Public Forum on Chemical Threat

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Tags: Environmental Politics Sustainability citizen volunteer environment environmental legislation Coalition for Clean Air Congresswoman Jane Harman Diane Moss Erica Kent Greenpeace Los Angeles Community Forum on Toxics Luis Carales United Steel Workers 675

2010 202

Electric shuttles to start service in south Sacramento

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SacRT began piloting the service in February 2018 in partnership with the Franklin Neighborhood Development Corporation using compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

Hey Google! Lets Reinvent Detroit Together Using Our Creative Greenius Before The Opportunivors Scavenge It

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I went to Detroit last month and found myself in neighborhoods that looked like they had been attacked by enemy forces, had lost their battle and had now surrendered and in most part been abandoned. Some of the neighborhood kids using the skate park as I left.

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US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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Geographical distribution of Clean Cities Recovery Act awards. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Like the Recovery Act-funded projects, the annual Clean Cities projects include grants for vehicles, infrastructure, and education. Puget Sound Clean Air Agency’s Puget Sound Clean Cities Petroleum Reduction Project.

2009 81

Urgent: Assemblymember Chris Holden Trying to Kill California’s 100% Renewable Climate Bill, #ChangeTheClimate, #SB100

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SB 100 accelerates the existing renewable energy targets to 60 percent RPS by 2030, and requires retail energy sellers to plan, model, and invest over the next 28 years to reach the 100% clean, zero carbon, and renewable energy target.

2017 141

What’s In It For Me?

Creative Greenius

That’s what someone always asks when I pitch them our South Bay Clean Power initiative, especially when they find out I’m doing this work full time.

2015 246

California ARB awarding $1.6 million to LA for low-income EV carsharing pilot program

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The grant will fulfill a key mandate of SB 1275, the Charge Ahead California Initiative, enacted last year to make clean transportation more widely available, particularly in low and moderate-income neighborhoods. SB 1275 directs the Air Resources Board to establish a suite of equity programs aimed at making clean cars and trucks accessible to low- and moderate-income Californians.

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California Looks To Ensure Power For Electric & Plug-In Cars

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California has pioneered much of the clean-air legislation in the country, and it's leading the push for zero-emission electric and plug-in vehicles. If enough residents in a given neighborhood convert to plug-in But the state has also highlighted a commonly overlooked concern that shifting to all-electric or plug-in hybrid cars might present.

A Well Earned, Guilt Free #YearOfJoe

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Ladies and gentlemen your friendly neighborhood Greenius has hit the wall. I am dog tired. And I’m cranky – angry even – I’ve got no patience left. My lips no longer pucker to kiss politicians ass and I find that I can no longer suffer fools gladly.

2017 207

New Flyer supports San Francisco launch of emission-reducing Green Zones; geofencing for EV mode

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The geofenced zones were chosen to focus primarily on Muni Equity Strategy neighborhoods—those neighborhoods in the city with high percentages of low-income households and people of color and where respiratory illnesses occur at a disproportionate rate. New Flyer of America Inc.

California, 7 states and DC commit to faster transition to zero-emission trucks and buses; next step is formal agreement

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The Statement of Intent comes as the California Air Resources Board (ARB) holds its first meeting to consider a proposed Advanced Clean Trucks regulation that would establish sales and reporting requirements for zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Trucks are increasingly a major contributor to air pollution nationwide, but especially in our cities where they are among the largest sources of toxic emissions in vulnerable neighborhoods.

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American Honda Motor to pay $1.9M in penalties in California for small engine emissions violations

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Honda) to resolve clean-air violations related to the sale of small off-road engines in California. The remaining funds, roughly $1 million, will go to the IQAir Foundation, a non-profit that seeks to promote environmental justice by helping to improve environmental health conditions in neighborhoods unfairly affected by pollution as a result of economic, ethnic, or racial factors.

2020 99

Volvo Revolutionizes the Lowly Garbage Truck With the Hybrid FE

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The typical neighborhood garbage truck is not an environmentally friendly sight. However, it does a great service for communities and is essential to clean living. With its loud diesel engine that spews CO2 and burns an outrageous amount of fuel this is not a vehicle typically associated with a "greener" tomorrow. Without that garbage

Here Lies Hermosa Beach – Truth Takes a Holiday In The City’s Massive Honesty FAIL

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Because when I touched base with Council member Carolyn Petty, to confirm our upcoming meeting to discuss Community Choice Power and Hermosa’s role in the new South Bay Clean Power initiative, I got back this email: Joe. . The Rabbi called and left voicemails urging me to call her back.

2015 215

Hold Onto Your Butts!

Creative Greenius

So I’m a member of Surfrider and Heal the Bay, and I try to never miss our annual beach clean up days. Every year that I have participated in those Torrance beach clean up days, and whenever I walk the beach throughout the year, the one type of trash I pick up more than any other is cigarette butts. I picked up hundreds of cigarette butts in Old Town Torrance when I joined the Old Town Torrance Neighborhood Association in their neighborhood clean up in January of this year.

2009 100

California ARB awards $9.5M to Porterville to deploy 10 GreenPower electric buses and charging infrastructure

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The grant award is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing clean-air benefits to California neighborhoods, with an emphasis on disadvantaged communities. GreenPower Motor Company Inc.

2016 99

Ridecell acquires Auro, introduces complete autonomous mobility solution

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Ridecell will continue to collaborate to apply the Ridecell platform to the world’s leading self-driving vehicles for automated management of operational tasks such as cleaning, refueling, and emergency response situations. Auro partners with shuttle manufacturers to add self-driving capabilities to leading shuttle and neighborhood electric vehicle platforms. Ridecell, Inc.,

2017 60

San Francisco selects BAE Systems Series-ER for 68 transit buses for Green Bus Zones

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The system opens a new door for San Francisco to get to zero emissions by 2035, as each bus will now be able to drive on clean electric power through each of the areas – known as “green zones.” The nine green zones are located in population-dense neighborhoods most affected by air pollution.

Are You Plugged In?

Revenge of the Electric Car

NEV stands for neighborhood electric vehicle, which can travel at a top speed of 25 mph. Lemos Stein is a reporter for Dow Jones Clean Technology Insight, a publication based in New York. The Wall Street Journal assesses your EV readiness. Are You Plugged In? By Mara Lemos Stein. Here is the full text of the entire article, in case the link goes bad: [link]. By MARA LEMOS STEIN. Some of the first plug-in electric passenger vehicles are slated to roll onto U.S.

2010 126

California ARB posts discussion document on $500M FY 2016-17 spend for low carbon transportation and fuels; $230M to fund CVRP

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The Cap-and-Trade auction proceeds provide funding for ARB’s advanced technology, clean transportation incentive programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, expanding the types of projects ARB has funded in the past through AQIP.

2016 78

Coming Soon – The Electric City

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And at the headquarters of Pacific Gas and Electric, utility executives are preparing “heat maps” of neighborhoods that they fear may overload the power grid in their exuberance for electric cars.&#. And at the headquarters of Pacific Gas and Electric, utility executives are preparing “heat maps” of neighborhoods that they fear may overload the power grid in their exuberance for electric cars. Photo by Jim Wilson, New York Times.

2010 100

Park City Transit deploying six Proterra electric buses; battery-lease financing model

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Nicknamed the “Electric Xpress,” the free transit service will provide clean, quiet, and efficient transportation to residents and tourists throughout several neighborhoods, including Park City Resort, Canyons Village, Silver Springs, Silver Lake Village, Empire Pass and Park Meadows. Park City Transit has deployed Utah’s first zero-emission, battery-electric mass transit fleet, which will include six Proterra Catalyst FC+ buses.

2017 68

Peapod adds two LH hydraulic hybrids delivery trucks to fleet

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The vehicles, existing Workhorse walk-in vans with GM gasoline engines and equipped with the Lightning Hybrids Energy Recovery System (ERS), are in service on the streets of Chicago and were partially paid for by the Drive Clean Chicago voucher program for clean vehicles.

2016 78

Santa Monica AltFuel Expo Sets up

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The production of Neighborhood Electric Vehicles and electric bicycles is picking up. Ed Begley is representing Phoenix's BEV, but spoke optimistically of a clean hydrogen future. Spent the day at the press event and setup for the Santa Monica AltFuel Expo, being held in conjunction with the LA Auto Show. One can be quite encouraged by the 30 odd alternative fuel cars of all shapes and sizes.

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Tandem Expansion Invests in Power Conversion and Management Company Delta-Q

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Delta-Q supplies power conversion and power management products for electric drive vehicles with more than 500,000 units in use on vehicles such as golf cars, aerial work platforms, industrial floor cleaning machines, and Neighborhood Electric Vehicles. Tandem Expansion has made the first investment from its C$300 million (US$294 million) Tandem Expansion Fund I, L.P in Delta-Q Technologies Corp.

2010 71

Nissan leads with transfer of California ZEV credits out for year ending 30 Sep 2014

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million vehicles including: more than 500 fuel cell vehicles; 38,000 battery electric vehicles; 29,300 neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs); 30,000 plug-in hybrids; 570,000 hybrids; and 3 million gasoline vehicles. NEV = Neighborhood Electric Vehicle.

2014 99

New interactive map tracks plug-in vehicle adoption in California

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The California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE), administrator of the state’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), has introduced an online interactive map with information on the distribution of more than 20,000 rebated plug-in cars.

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Enbridge to undertake $7B pipeline replacement program; from Alberta to Wisconsin

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Enbridge Inc. and Enbridge Energy Partners have received shipper support for a $7-billion investment in their Canadian and US mainline system running from Edmonton, Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin.

First EVs in new car-sharing program with Envoy to roll out in Sacramento; 142 e-Golfs by early 2019; Sac-to-Zero

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Electrify America and the City of Sacramento this week also launched the “ Sac-to-Zero ” initiative, which aims to accelerate the use of shared “clean mobility” transportation. The Sac-to-Zero initiative is a coordinated effort between Electrify America, the City of Sacramento and strategic e-transportation collaborators that include Envoy, GIG Car Share, Sacramento Regional Transit, Yolo County Transportation District, Franklin Neighborhood Development Corporation and UC Davis.

2018 73

Greenius Weekend Update

Creative Greenius

It’s because all the buses and generators involved in the Fiesta will be fueled with clean-burning biodiesel, made from used vegetable oil donated by local restaurants Patrick Molloy’s, Sangria, and Café Boogaloo.

2009 142

PA Governor Wolf announces $8.5M from Volkswagen Settlement to reduce transportation pollution

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Funded by Pennsylvania’s share of the settlement with Volkswagen Group of America, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)is committing funding for a range of clean energy transportation projects on our roads, at schools, and at marine ports and airports. Driving PA Forward launched in 2018 with the goal of permanently reducing NO x emissions in Pennsylvania by 27,700 tons by supporting clean transportation projects with funding from the commonwealth’s $118.5

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NY Governor Cuomo announces “Make-Ready” program for EV charging stations; >20K EV rebates approved

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In addition, the Governor announced that more than 20,000 rebates have been approved for New Yorkers to purchase electric cars under the Drive Clean Rebate initiative, which provides residents with a rebate of up to $2,000 for the purchase or lease of a new electric car from participating dealers. New York Governor Andrew M.

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SDG&E to invest $7.5M in EV education push; complement to $45M charging station initiative

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The education campaign will complement the $45-million pilot program recently approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to install 3,500 charging stations at 350 local businesses, multi-family communities and disadvantaged neighborhoods. million comprehensive effort will increase the use of clean energy as a fuel for transportation and help consumers overcome any obstacles to EV ownership. San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it will invest $7.5

Snapshot of the California Zero Emission Vehicle program credit balances

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Manufacturers can use these balances to provide flexibility in the timing and production of bringing new clean cars to the market to meet upcoming ZEV requirements. Automakers’ California ZEV credit balances as of 1 October 2011.

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California ARB approves cap-and-trade amendments; linking with Ontario

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AB 617 directs CARB to work with local air districts on the deployment of community-focused air quality monitoring networks, as well as the development and implementation of community emission reduction plans in the neighborhoods most burdened by poor air quality. The declining statewide cap on emissions ensures California will meet its emission reduction goals, while trading puts a price on carbon and creates economic incentives for investments in clean technologies and clean energy.

2017 65

The Most Powerful Greenius In America

Creative Greenius

m Weatherization Assistance Programs ($5b) Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Programs ($300 million), Green Jobs ($500 million), Neighborhood Stabilization Programs ($2b). Then I’ll be generating my own clean, renewable power and wait till you see what I do with that.

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Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

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Local Weather Transportation/Traffic Education Environment Politics Real Estate Joel Connelly Webtowns/Neighborhoods Obituaries Special Reports Corrections US/World U.S. He said company officials chose Seattle because the population is "at the forefront of really living its environmental ethos" and because the city runs on clean hydroelectric power. Skip ads and navigation MomSeattle · Pets · MySeattlePix · Your account Web Search by YAHOO!