Cleveland Schools replacing 49 diesel buses with propane

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Cleveland Schools, Ohio’s second largest school district, is replacing 49 12-to-13-year-old diesel buses with Blue Bird’s Propane Vision buses. The new fleet of autogas buses will emit about 4 million fewer pounds of carbon dioxide into the environment over their lifetime.

US DOT awards $13.6M to 8 projects to advance fuel cell technology for transit industry

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million) and the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), two non-profit organizations that are responsible for developing and managing projects as part of the National Fuel Cell Bus Program. CALSTART Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority; ElDorado National; BAE Systems; Ballard Power Systems. American Fuel Cell Bus Builds a next-generation fuel cell bus with latest fuel cell technology and demonstrates in transit service in greater Cleveland area for 2 years.

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NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne hot fire test rocket engine injector made by 3-D printing

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NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland conducted the successful tests for Aerojet Rocketdyne through a non-reimbursable Space Act Agreement. Today, we have the results of a fully additive manufactured rocket injector with a demonstration in a relevant environment.

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Winnebago, Motiv unveil all-electric healthcare vehicles

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Winnebago Specialty Vehicles is showcasing an all electric, zero-emissions chassis at the Mobile Health Clinics Forum, 14-17 September 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. It eliminates the need for day long vehicle idling and the operation of two on-board generators allowing healthcare systems to collect blood donations in a clean and quiet environment.

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DOE awarding >$24M to 77 projects through Technology Commercialization Fund

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Remote Area Modular Monitoring for Critical Facilities, $300,000 Embedded Planet, Cleveland, Ohio Simulation Tool for Energy-Efficient Connected and Automated Vehicle Control Development, $600,000 Hyundai America Technical Center, Superior Township, Mich. Advanced Flow Meter for Extreme Environments (AFMEE), $100,000 MicroNuclear LLC, Franklin, Tenn.

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Researchers determine specific rates of biodegradation for 125 petroleum compounds in Deepwater Horizon spill

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The complexity of the event has made it difficult for scientists to determine the long-term fate of oil in this ocean environment. This hadn’t previously been observed at this spatial scale or in this sort of environment, so this work is important in understanding the fate of oil that reaches the seafloor. Bagby is now at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Aleris to invest $350M to upgrade Kentucky aluminum rolling mill for anticipated growth in automotive demand

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Using the same alloy for various applications facilitates recycling in a manufacturing environment and increases the value of the scrap with respect to process and end-of life, from which, without further segregation, new aluminum sheets can be casted and rolled. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates more than 40 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.

Space station droplet combustion experiments reveal cool-burning flames; potential to lead to better engines

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atm and ambient environments containing oxygen and nitrogen were diluted with both carbon dioxide and helium. The cool flames occurred in a wide range of environments, including air similar to the earth’s atmosphere and atmospheres diluted with nitrogen, carbon dioxide and helium.

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NASA begins ACCESS flight research to study effects of biojet fuels on engine performance, emissions and contrails

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We believe this study will improve understanding of contrails formation and quantify potential benefits of renewable alternate fuels in terms of aviation’s impact on the environment. The ACCESS study is a joint project involving researchers at Dryden, NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

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GE and NASA To Begin Wind-Tunnel Testing This Summer of Open Rotor Jet Engine Systems

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The testing will be conducted throughout 2009 and early 2010 at wind tunnel facilities at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Engine noise is a prime challenge in operating open-rotor engines in a commercial aviation environment. Basic rendering of an open rotor engine.

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Test drive the Fusion Hybrid and attend American Idol finale

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Local Ford dealers will loan new 2010 Ford Fusions to party hosts for the evening allowing guests to experience the vehicle among friends in a festive environment. Boston, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Tampa, Washington, D.C.

EPA announces 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards; green chemistry market opportunity projected to be $98.5B by 2020, about 2% of total market

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Furthermore, the Bio-BDO fermentation process operates near ambient pressure and temperature, thus providing a safer working environment. Designing greener chemicals: The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, Ohio. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting its 16 th annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award ceremony tonight in Washington, DC.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Ohio: $2,257,000. These projects improve the working environment, conserve energy, reduce operating/maintenance costs and reduce GHG emissions for a ten-year lifecycle. The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding $100 million in Economic Recovery Act funding to 43 transit agencies for projects to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from both vehicles and facilities.

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