DOT to award $42M to New York, Wyoming and Tampa to pilot connected vehicle technologies

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) will award up to $42 million to New York City, Wyoming, and Tampa, FL will receive up to $42 million to pilot next-generation technology in infrastructure and in vehicles to share and communicate anonymous information with each other and their surroundings in real time, reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, and cutting the unimpaired vehicle crash rate by 80%.

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New fleet customers for XL Hybrid’s plug-in hybrid upfit for Ford F-150 pickups

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XLP will provide a 50% improvement in miles driven per gallon for major fleets across the United States, as well as significant reductions in CO 2 emissions. Southern California Edison (SCE); and Tampa Electric (TECO). XLP will also include the XL Link cloud-based big data analytics system, which measures MPG performance and reports carbon dioxide emissions reductions.

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EPA awards $5M to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) for cleaner big rigs

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Rush Truck Centers in Nashville (Smyrna), Tennessee as well as Tampa and Winter Garden, Florida will have retrofitted trucks in stock in early 2011. Buyers will also have the option of choosing from our more than 800 used trucks in inventory throughout the country to be retrofitted with the verified emissions and idle reduction systems.

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GE Technology Selected for Hydrogen Energy IGCC Project in California

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In 2007, GE and BP formed a global alliance to jointly develop and deploy technology for at least five IGCC power plants that could significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation. IGCC also significantly reduces criteria emissions—sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxide, mercury and particulate matter—and decreases water consumption by up to 30% (as compared to a conventional coal plant).

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GE and CPECC Sign Agreements with USTDA to Advance Commercial Scale IGCC in China

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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. and the Polk Tampa Electric IGCC plant in Florida that helped demonstrate the commercial feasibility of IGCC.

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Adds 5,000 Hybrids to Nationwide Fleet

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Markets include California (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and Fresno); Colorado (Denver); Florida (Orlando, Tampa); New York (Albany, Ithaca, New York City, Rochester); Oregon (Eugene, Portland); Texas (Austin, Dallas, Houston); Atlanta; Boston; Detroit; Minneapolis; Philadelphia; St. Enterprise, National and Alamo customers can offset the CO 2 emissions of their rental cars by opting to pay $1.25

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Kenworth Receives Largest Hybrid Tractor and Truck Order Yet

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San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. Coca-Cola Enterprises has achieved increased fuel efficiency and decreased emissions on its original order of 120 Kenworth T370 hybrid beverage delivery trucks deployed throughout the United States and Canada last year. The Kenworth hybrids are performing well, with a more than 30 percent improvement in both fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions, compared to standard beverage delivery trucks.

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. The RTI/Eastman syngas cleanup technology platform. Click to enlarge.

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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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Florida, Tampa). battery and emissions-free. fossil fuel consumption and emissions, enabling clean solar. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has selected 60 research projects for up to a combined $156 million in funding from the Fiscal Year 2011 budget.

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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.