Clean Energy Capital to develop first commercial-scale sugarcane ethanol plant in US

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Clean Energy Capital LLC , a US private equity firm specializing solely in investments in ethanol, is developing the first major sugarcane ethanol refinery in the continental United States, in the Imperial Valley of California. —Scott Brittenham, CEO of Clean Energy Capital. This will provide greater stability in profit margins, according to Clean Energy.

DOE to award $11M to 20 new Clean Cities projects for alt fuel cars and trucks

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is [link] about $11 million to 20 new projects to help states and local governments to develop the infrastructure, training, and regional planning needed to help meet the demand for alternative fuel cars and trucks, including vehicles that run on natural gas, electricity, and propane. Clean Energy. Clean Fuels Ohio. Alternative Fuels Markets in New England will work to diversify the. Region Clean Cities. Clean Cities.

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Latest generation diesels power 36% of US commercial trucks

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Some states have the new diesel technology in more than two-thirds of their fleets. These newest trucks also offer significant clean air benefits: NO x emissions that are 99% lower than previous generations, along with 98% fewer emissions of particulate matter. Indiana, Texas and California rank highest in the greatest total numbers of new Class 8 heavy-duty trucks.

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EPA approves emergency gasoline fuel waivers for 16 states and DC

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exercised its authority under the Clean Air Act temporarily to waive certain federal clean gasoline requirements for gasoline sold and distributed in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, District of Columbia, New York, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

Toyota reduces pricing on 2014 Prius Plug-In in US

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Production of the 2014 model year Prius Plug-in begins in October with pricing taking effect when these models arrive in showrooms in November.The Prius Plug-in qualifies for a Federal Tax Credit of up to $2,500 in addition to the State of California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (CVRP) which offers a $1,500 rebate. Toyota has reduced the MSRP on the 2014 Prius Plug-in Hybrid by more than $2,000, making the starting MSRP $29,990 (excluding dealer preparation and handling, DPH).

NEESC releases 2015 hydrogen & fuel cell development plans for eight Northeastern states; power generation and transportation

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Broadly, NEESC observes, demand for new electric capacity is expected to increase, due in part to the replacement of older, less efficient, base-load generation facilities. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New York. Based in New England, New York and New Jersey, the network focuses on the innovative development, production, promotion and deployment of hydrogen fuels and fuel cells to meet the pressing demand for energy storage solutions.

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EPA announces availability of $26M for projects to reduce diesel emissions from existing fleet

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $26 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from the US’ existing fleet of diesel engines. Grant funds may be used for clean diesel projects that use: EPA-verified retrofit technologies or certified engine configurations. Region 2 (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, U.S.

GM: Let's Hash Out Open Plug-In Car Standards

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a national standard was cut from the 2007 energy bill — lack teeth, for the most part (&# California’s is pretty strong&# ) and Pre… Cali Regulators Hail End of Startup Phase for Clean Energy Projects Artificial Moore’s Law for Cleantech: Renewable Standards, by Steps : [.]

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Solar Smackdown in Torrance – Installer Sues City on Behalf of the Sun

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I have a new t-shirt that I wear for these occasions. He runs a company called solarsolar at He wrote the bible of the industry years ago “The New Solar Electric Home” (now in its 3rd printing).

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Governors of 11 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Agree to Work Together Toward Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fuels; Timeline for Developing a Potential Low Carbon Fuel Standard for Region

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This policy will allow the fuel industry flexibility to determine when and where new infrastructure can be introduced most efficiently, such as use of electric vehicles or additional supplies of liquid low carbon fuels. The Commonwealth’s Clean Energy Biofuels Act, signed in July 2008, also required Massachusetts to seek an agreement with its fellow RGGI member states to implement a LCFS on a regional basis. Governors of 11 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states signed a.

Plug In America - Links and Resources

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Take Action Now Act Contact Automakers Events Downloads Donate Join Multimedia Center Audio 2008 Podcasts EVS-23 PHEVs and Air Quality 2007 Podcasts Video Photo Gallery Reviews Plug In Hybrids Coming Clean Plugged In Internal Combustion Electric and Hybrid Cars The Hype About Hydrogen The EV and HEV Forward Drive The Car that Could Additional Links News and Press Press Room Newsletters 2008 to Present Newsletter Vol. New 100K Club Member RAV4EV in Japan Newsletter Vol.

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Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

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Working Backwards From Where We Want To Be Gavin Starks: Everyone/Everything Will Have A Carbon ID Bob Metcalfe: Internet History Applied To Solving Energy Recent Posts | Popular Posts Recent Posts | Popular Posts Biden Details Smart Grid Funding — Let the Feedback Begin How to Get Reliable Clean Energy from Variable Resources Oil Demand Plummets: Good for Climate, Not So Much for Cleantech Sapphire Energy: The Gorilla of Algae Fuel?

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Proposed Federal CEDA Designed to Help Risky Breakthrough Technologies Cross the Valley of Death; Working with $10+ Billion Fund

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One of the highlights to the conference was an overview of a potential new government organization called the Clean Energy Deployment Administration (CEDA), which is designed to help promising, although risky, breakthrough technologies with commercial appeal cross the “valley of death”. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009), which passed the House on 29 June and is now under consideration by the Senate. by Bill Cooke.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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The legislation would also provide new incentives for domestic oil and gas drilling, nuclear power plant construction, carbon capture and storage, and renewable energy sources like wind and solar. I will continue to work with Senators Kerry and Lieberman to produce a new bill that has a new focus that will lead to energy independence, create the jobs that we will need to become a vibrant, viable economy in the 21st century, and a green economy and clean up the air. ”.

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