Consortium Seeks Stimulus Funding for DME-Electric Hybrid Buses

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A consortium is seeking US stimulus funding available through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) program to convert 20 hybrid diesel-electric buses to hybrid dimethyl-ether (DME)-electric propulsion. It can be manufactured at low cost from a variety of resources, including stranded natural gas, coal and biomass.

Stimulus Bill Provides Major Increase in Plug-in Vehicle Purchase Credit Program

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The $787-billion stimulus bill (HR 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) that emerged from the joint House-Senate conference committee this week provides funds for a large range of transportation-related projects. Funds under this heading include: $1 billion for fossil energy research and development programs; $800 million for additional amounts for the Clean Coal Power Initiative Round III Funding Opportunity Announcement; $1.52


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thyssenkrupp Steel, HKM and Port of Rotterdam jointly investigate setting up hydrogen supply chains

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In the course of their transformation paths towards climate-neutral steel making, thyssenkrupp Steel and HKM will require large and increasing quantities of hydrogen to produce steel without coal. For decades, both companies have been importing coal, iron ore and other raw materials via their own terminal in Rotterdam, using inland barges as well as rail to transport it to their blast furnaces in Duisburg. Green hydrogen is a sustainable alternative to coal, oil and natural gas.

Greenius Is Fired Up Over Obama’s Green Economic Recovery Bill!

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And for those of us who believe that the future of the auto industry involves a plug and a battery - Plug In America just released their press release with the following headline: Plug In America Hails Plug-in Electric Car Aid in Stimulus Bill. The coal industry is about to get what’s coming to them and not a moment too soon. The EPA is about to start regulating deadly CO2 emissions from coal fired power plants.

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EIA expects US motor fuel consumption to increase this summer, but remain below 2019 levels

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The increase in fuel consumption we are forecasting for the summer driving season is a reflection of optimism about the US economy as COVID-19 vaccinations and fiscal stimulus support continued recovery. The higher expected natural gas prices cause the forecast share of generation from coal to rise from 20% in 2020 to 22% this year, and to 23% next year. EIA expects US coal production to total 585 MMst in 2021, 46 MMst (9%) more than in 2020.

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IEA: global carbon dioxide emissions have rebounded strongly

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In March 2020, the IEA urged governments to put clean energy at the heart of their economic stimulus plans to ensure a sustainable recovery.

Study Finds Global CO2 Emissions Dropped 1.3% in 2009; Emissions in China and India Rose 9% and 6%

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While emissions from oil and gas have decreased, emissions from coal have remained stable; the share of coal as a fuel has increased. Although the stimulus package from the Chinese government in 2008 was said to have a green focus, even construction of windmills is a relatively emission intensive activity, at least in the short run Peters said. Global CO 2 emissions decreased 1.3%

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The Solangelist’s Vision Shines Brighter

Creative Greenius

And just like Woody, I’d like to sing you a song about a better way… My friends, with greenhouse gas emissions already in the danger zone, we needed to stop burning Killer Coal yesterday. Seems like a perfect use for some stimulus money, don’t it? If I was in the actual city of Los Angeles, a lot more of my electricity would be made from Killer Coal and a lot less from clean, renewables. The Greenius Plan To Spread Rooftop Solar Faster Then The Common Cold.

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The Greenius Solution To All California’s Problems: AB 920 + AB 811

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is using federal stimulus money to kick-start their program and they’re going to be rolling out a large program countywide. Tags: Environmental Politics Killer Coal Saving Energy Yes We Can! AB 920 + AB 811 = Solar Powered Electric Cars & PV Powered Charging Stations. I used to get frustrated with people when they couldn’t grok what was so blatantly obvious to me.

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The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

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Of course the carbon collaborators in the coal industry are also getting their money’s worth out of the cartoon characters they have representing their views on television too: The shameless lying and shilling from primarily Republicans comes from the same exact people who claim that our President isn’t an American and from the same exact people who fight for the health insurance companies as they block and oppose any public health care. China uses more coal than the U.S.,

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PwC industry survey provides check-up on determining factors for EV success

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This is already a reality as governments around the world have offered billions of dollars in the form of loans, grants, and rebates through various stimulus programs. Respondents predict that coal will remain the primary energy source for EVs in 2020 (28.9%), followed by Fossil fuel/oil (21.4%). Global hybrid + EV assembly forecast. Source: PwC. Click to enlarge.

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Saskatchewan and Montana Partner on Major Carbon Capture and Storage Project

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Governor Schweitzer and Premier Wall agreed that the international carbon capture and storage demonstration project will also help address national policy priorities in both countries including the development of near zero, sustainable energy technologies; continental energy security and economic stimulus to support the North American economy.

IRENA, IEA study concludes meeting 2?C scenario possible with net positive economics

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IRENA’s macroeconomic analysis suggests that such investment creates a stimulus that, together with other pro-growth policies, will: boost global GDP by 0.8% Coal use would decline most rapidly. Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

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The stimulus package is designed to address the recession and in the short term people were anxiously awaiting two key components of the plan: clarification on the details behind “ grants in lieu of tax credits ” and awards of loan guarantees by the DOE from section 1705. As another panelist pointed out, “ The New York Times is well-equipped to write the article about how Stimulus Funds have been wasted ”. Post-Stimulus. by Bill Cooke.

Chipping away at the ICE

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For example, when a historic downtown area is undergoing a revitalization, I make sure it’s widely known that EV charging stations bring more tourism to town and provide economic stimulus.

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Renewable Energy Generation: Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy, a lesson exported from Detroit

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The automotive industry is living proof that private companies will rarely change their behaviors without a significant stimulus to that change, and furthermore one that needs to be mandated. Without the CAFE standard and stimulus monies to promote green vehicle tech, the industry would not be headed toward a greener horizon. These companies have sunk costs invested in coal, gas and oil plants and are content in maximizing the return on these investments.

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

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Indeed I am talking about Big Dick Cheney, who in addition to his many other immoral and criminal acts also shamelessly promoted the excessive use of oil, coal, gasoline and other fossil fuels by encouraging Americans to use all the energy they could afford to put on their credit cards. But now all of you can do the same things I did, and you’ll soon be able to get some government stimulus money to use instead of the savings you no longer have. FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE.

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Revenge of the Electric Car

billion in stimulus grants to the industry. If the power plants are going to be fueled by coal we’re going to be worse off than if we fuel them by gas,&# said Zupan. This Tesla is one of a number of electric cars coming on the market. Will Electric Cars Give New York a Charge? by Lars Vercelli for the Gotham Gazette.

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Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

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If we do things the wrong way, thats going to mean building more power plants, more dirty coal plants," he said. You bet, says SETI pioneer · Grant money in jeopardy as Sims rejects cities proposal · King County deaths more AP LOCAL HEADLINES · First stimulus highway project starts in Wash. · Flu genes spell pig · British forces end combat operations in Iraq more AP: LOCAL · First stimulus highway project starts in Wash. ·

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

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The vision is fuelled by the fear of climate change and the need to find green alternatives to dirty coal, unpopular nuclear power and unreliable gas imports from Russia. Are we going to burn more oil, natural gas, or (gasp) coal to produce it? Unfortunately, there is very little specific funding for wireless transmission in the stimulus bill that was just signed by the USA President. The coal ash is known to have many toxic metals and other pollutants.

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Profile: Farmers Ethanol: Focusing on Sustainable Corn Ethanol Production and a Triple Bottom Line

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Last year people were able to get unleveraged tax equity financing to monetize the production tax credits at yields to the tax investor of 6-7%; this year tax equity investors are seeking yields ranging from 10-15% for leveraged tax equity transactions utilizing the investment tax credit that is now available under the Stimulus Bill. We used to have trucks hauling coal and when they disappeared we lost all of the support services like gas stations and sandwich shops, ’” said Gilliland. “

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Renewables That Even Coal-Based Utilities Can Love. The Three Prongs of the “Green&# Energy Stimulus Pa. Cleantech Blog, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog -

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Bob Lutz’s Latest Volt Test Drive Sprinting for Green Stimulus Dollars New Subsidies for Electric Cars in Britain Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You G.M. Of Buying Green and Being Green Boehner: Calling Carbon Dioxide Dangerous Is ‘Almost Comical’ European Cities Commit to More Cycling Chinese Clean Coal Will Be Critical, a Report Says Sprinting for Green Stimulus Dollars About Green Inc.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact.

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