Winnebago will reveal an electric motorhome at Florida RV super show next week


America’s other iconic RV name , Winnebago, has announced plans to reveal an all-electric concept motorhome developed by the company’s Advanced Technology Group (ATG) at next week’s Florida RV Super Show in Tampa, Florida.

Florida’s governor just locked ‘Florida into a dirty fossil fuel future’


In other words, Florida towns and cities are now unable to switch to 100% clean energy because they can’t ban fossil fuels. more… The post Florida’s governor just locked ‘Florida into a dirty fossil fuel future’ appeared first on Electrek.


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In This #AgeOfStupid Florida Is World Capitol Of Arrogant Ignorance #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Meet The Florida-Based Firm That Electrifies Classic Land Rovers


is a Florida-based company that restores, updates, customizes, and electrifies classic Land Rovers with Tesla powertrains E.C.D.

3 things I learned on a rural Florida road trip in my Tesla Model 3


Petersburg, Florida, to Tallahassee, Florida, and back in my Tesla Model 3. more… The post 3 things I learned on a rural Florida road trip in my Tesla Model 3 appeared first on Electrek. I recently drove from St.

SpaceX to replicate Starbase, build multiple Starship launch pads in Florida


The obvious implication: SpaceX intends to both build and launch Starships out of multiple Florida launch pads. The post SpaceX to replicate Starbase, build multiple Starship launch pads in Florida appeared first on TESLARATI.

SpaceX drone ship completes 5000-mile journey from Florida to California


A bit less than four weeks after departing Central Florida’s Port Canaveral, SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) has completed a more than 5000-mile (~8000 km) journey to Port of Long Beach, California.

StarMetro places 3rd order for electric buses with Proterra for Florida State; 100% battery-electric fleet

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StarMetro, the city of Tallahassee’s public transit system, has agreed to purchase 22 Proterra Catalyst FC buses to service Florida State University (FSU), bringing the StarMetro fleet to 27 battery-electric buses. This procurement also supports the goals defined in Florida State University’s strategic plan to deepen its commitment to continuous innovation, invest strategically and incorporate sustainable living practices into all FSU activities.

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Florida, Hawaii, & Louisiana Are Latest States to Reclassify Driving Requirements for Next Generation Three-Wheeled Autocycles

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Today, Arcimoto (Nasdaq: FUV) announced that Florida, Hawaii, and Louisiana are the latest states to reclassify driving requirements for next-generation autocycles such as those made by Arcimoto.

Florida repeals state Renewable Fuel Standard

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed into law HB 4001 , the “Florida Renewable Fuel Standard Act”, which repeals the state’s Renewable Fuel Standard, effective 1 July 2013. The bill repeals the Florida Renewable Fuel Standard Act (ss. which requires that, beginning 31 December 2010, all gasoline sold or offered for sale in Florida by a terminal supplier, importer, blender, or wholesaler be blended gasoline.

Florida-based public microtransit operator Freebee deploys Lightning Systems electric passenger vans

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, delivered the first two units on an initial order of six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD wheel-chair accessible passenger vans to Freebee, an operator of on-demand public transportation in the South Florida region.

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A Florida utility ditches coal, doubles its solar, and leaves out a big part of its story


Florida utility Tampa Electric Co. more… The post A Florida utility ditches coal, doubles its solar, and leaves out a big part of its story appeared first on Electrek. has announced it will retire three coal units and double its solar output within two years.

Audi to demonstrate automated driving technology in Florida

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In 2012, Governor Scott signed into law HB 1207, which allowed the testing of autonomous vehicles in the state, and made Florida one of only three states (Nevada and California being the other two) where automobile and technology manufacturers could invest, with certainty, in research and design projects for autonomous technology. The state also is hopeful that this research will unlock innovations that will bring safety advances to Florida drivers sooner.

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Florida man attacks Tesla Model 3 with conviction in strange incident — police now involved


A Florida man has been recorded engaging in what appears to be a random act of aggression against a parked Tesla Model 3. While Melissa was at work a guy in a red VW pulled up and attacked her parked Tesla in Altamonte Springs, Florida.

EGEB: A Florida nonprofit ran a solar boot camp with guaranteed jobs for 27 young adults


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A Florida solar boot camp provides guaranteed jobs for young adults. more… The post EGEB: A Florida nonprofit ran a solar boot camp with guaranteed jobs for 27 young adults appeared first on Electrek.

UPS to deliver packages in Florida via electric bikes

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UPS has launched its first silent electric delivery trike along Las Olas Boulevard and the surrounding neighborhoods of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. bicycle youtube Florida electric bikes UPSIf you're the type of person that stays at home listening for the UPS truck to arrive as you wait for a delivery, we have bad news for you: that just got a lot more difficult.

15 companies form Florida Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition

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A group of 15 companies, including TECO/Peoples Gas, Florida Natural Gas, Champion Brands, and JJ Taylor Companies, has formed The Florida Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition ( FNGVC ). FNGVC advocates incentives for natural gas vehicles in Florida similar to those in Texas and nearly a dozen other states. 5.9% (1,992 vehicles) of AFVs in Florida. Florida State Representative Lake Ray believes that NGVs will be considered in the 2013 legislative session in Tallahassee.

Agrisoma expanding partnership with Univ. of Florida on biojet fuel in US; Carinata seed

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is expanding its partnership with the University of Florida (UF) to advance the supply of biojet fuel in the United States. The research project will operate under the oversight of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture, in conjunction with the Florida-based Southeast Partnership for Advanced Renewables from Carinata ( SPARC ). —David Wright, project lead and an agronomy professor at the University of Florida.

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LS9 starts up Florida demonstration facility; 135,000 liter scale

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LS9, a synthetic biology company producing renewable fuels and chemicals directly by microbes ( earlier post ), announced the successful start-up of its Florida operations with an initial production run of fatty alcohols. Initially, the Florida facility will be used to enhance LS9’s production capability and generate large commercial samples for testing and product qualification by key partners and prospective customers.

How to pay most of a million bucks to use the carpool lane in Florida

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Like many other states, Florida offers drivers of greener cars solo access to its high-occupancy vehicle lanes, also known as carpool lanes. carpool Plug-In Hybrids incentives plug-in cars hov FloridaSome people will do anything to avoid a little traffic. That privilege is extended to hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and battery-electric cars. DON'T MISS: Porsche 918 Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Ends Production After.

Olympian Alex Yee & PEUGEOT e-208, Florida: PSTA Acquires 60 All-Electric Buses, Pricing for Highly Anticipated IONIQ 5 EV

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The post Olympian Alex Yee & PEUGEOT e-208, Florida: PSTA Acquires 60 All-Electric Buses, Pricing for Highly Anticipated IONIQ 5 EV appeared first on EV Obsession.

LS9 expands operations at its Florida demonstration facility with successful customer trial

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LS9, a developer of renewable chemicals and fuels, has expanded operations at its Okeechobee, Florida demonstration facility with a successful customer trial. The Florida facility was initially designed, and has been used, to scale-up LS9’s fermentation technology and generate large commercial samples for testing and product qualification by key partners and prospective customers.

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CNG Ford Focus Available in Florida

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and Altech-Eco have signed an exclusive agreement to bring EPA-certified dedicated and bi-fuel (gasoline/compressed natural gas) retrofitted Ford Focus vehicles (MY 2008 and 2009) to Florida consumers. The Ford Focus with CNG option is now available in Florida through Wise Gas, Inc. is in the permitting and planning process for the state’s first public CNG fueling station in South Florida. Wise Gas , Inc.

U Florida team using fungi to extract cobalt and lithium from waste batteries

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A team of researchers University of South Florida is using naturally occurring fungi to drive an environmentally friendly recycling process to extract cobalt and lithium from tons of waste batteries. The researchers presented their work at the 252 nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Philadelphia. Although a global problem, the US leads the way as the largest generator of electronic waste. It is unclear how many electronic products are recycled.

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Gevo signs letter of intent with Highlands EnviroFuels to license isobutanol technology for Florida plant; sugar cane and sweet sorghum

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Highlands will build a commercial-scale “Brazilian-style” syrup mill in Highlands County, Florida, which would have a production capacity of approximately 200,000 metric tons of fermentable sugar per year. In particular, isobutanol has a significant market opportunity in Florida with the boating industry given isobutanol’s favorable properties as compared to ethanol.

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Pike Research projects California, New York and Florida to lead US in PEV sales

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Pike forecasts that, “unsurpisingly” California, New York and Florida will likely lead the way in PEV sales in the early years of the decade, with 366,099, 146,242 and 101,530 cumulative vehicle sales between 2011 and 2017, respectively. Pike projections of cumulative light duty plug-in electric vehicle sales, 10 largest MSAs by population, 2011-2017. Click to enlarge.

Fuel cell company Bing Energy sets up HQ in Florida; partnership with FSU

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BEI) of Chino, California, a manufacturer of advanced components for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, is moving its headquarters to Tallahassee, Florida. BEI, in collaboration with Florida State University’s (FSU) Dr. Jim P. The institute’s director, Dr. Ben Wang, is the assistant vice president for research at Florida State University. s move to Florida is tied to a $1.9-million award it received from the Governor’s Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development.

Florida Governor Rick Scott rejects proposed Federal high-speed rail project

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has informed US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood of the state’s decision to reject President Obama’s Tampa to Orlando high-speed rail project. The Governor said the decision to reject the project comes down to three main economic realities: Capital cost overruns from the project could put Florida taxpayers on the hook for an additional $3 billion. As a note, Florida subsidizes Tri-Rail $34.6

Tesla battery reignites twice after fatal Florida crash: NTSB report

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Following a crash in early May that killed two teenagers, the battery in the Tesla Model S the teens were driving reignited twice after firefighters had initially extinguished it, according to the preliminary report released Tuesday by the NTSB. The report notes that the car was traveling 116 mph seconds before it crashed into a wall, which tore. battery fire

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Univ. of South Florida Researchers Link Subsurface Clouds of Degraded Oil to BP Well

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University of South Florida researchers say they have definitively connected clouds of degraded underwater oil found in the northern Gulf of Mexico to the Deepwater Horizon well (MC252) through Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis (CSIA). The clouds were found near the DeSoto Canyon, a critical area that interacts with Florida’s spawning grounds.

Tesla Model S: NY-To-FL Trip, Day 3, South Carolina To Florida

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The third day of my New York-to-Florida electric-car road trip, using the newly completed string of Supercharger stations along the East Coast, brought me almost to my destination in Florida. DAY 3: Santee, South Carolina, to Ormond Beach, Florida SANTEE, SOUTH CAROLINA, to SAVANNAH, GEORGIA I

New Effort: Electric-Car Rentals And Charging For Orlando, Florida

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That woud be Orlando, Florida. What''s the best way to persuade people that electric cars are a viable alternative to gasoline cars? Get "butts in seats." And what''s one of the largest car-rental markets in the United States? Now a new initiative, Drive Electric Orlando (DEO), is coordinating rental agencies, charging stations, hotels, theme parks

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Parker Hannifin and Autocar Deliver Hydraulic Hybrid Refuse Vehicles to Florida Communities

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Parker Hannifin Corporation, in partnership with Autocar, delivered hydraulic hybrid refuse vehicles to three South Florida municipalities ( earlier post ): City of Miami, the City of Hialeah, and Miami-Dade County. During a full month of testing in South Florida, the RunWise system registered a 42% reduction in fuel consumption, which is equivalent to nearly double the miles per gallon.

Proterra to deliver 3 electric transit buses and charging station to StarMetro in Florida

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Proterra has signed an agreement with StarMetro, the transit provider in Tallahassee, Fla., to deliver three new EcoRide zero-emission transit buses and a charging station. Earlier post.) The contract stems from a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant received by StarMetro to pursue fast-charge, electric transit buses and charging stations. Six other urban transit agencies received similar FTA grants. Foothill Transit in Pomona, Calif.,

Renault-Nissan Alliance Forms EV Partnership with City of Orlando, Florida

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OUC has been working towards helping Central Florida become plug-in ready, and recently installed two charging stations in downtown Orlando, one of which is solar powered. Nissan is entering into an agreement with the City of Orlando and the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) to promote the development of an electric-vehicle charging network and policies to support widespread adoptions of electric cars.

University of South Florida Spinout Targeting FT Jet Fuel from Biomass with New Catalyst and Process

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A spinout from work at the University of South Florida is developing a new Fischer-Tropsch-based (FT) process to produce hydrocarbon transportation fuels—initially jet fuel—from biomass. Instead of using an iron catalyst as in conventional FT systems, COSI Catalysts Inc. has developed a new cobalt silica-supported eggshell design catalyst.

NTSB launches investigation into another Tesla crash after it caught fire and killed two teens in Florida

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The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday that it is investigating a crash involving a Tesla that killed two teens and injured a third in Florida. A gray 2014 Model S reportedly ran off the road Tuesday and struck a concrete wall before catching on fire and killing the two teens inside and injuring a third who was ejected from. Tesla crashes

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Rentech receives term sheet for loan guarantee from DOE for recently-acquired advanced-stage renewable power project in Florida

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Joe, Florida, that would employ a Rentech-SilvaGas biomass gasifier to produce renewable power. Most of the project’s power output has been contracted for sale to Progress Energy Florida under a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), with a small fraction available for sale on a merchant basis. The PPA has been approved by the Florida Public Service Commission. Rentech, Inc.

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Jolta Announces That It Will Serve As The First U.S. Distributor For Faraday Future

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Electric Vehicles California Faraday Future Faraday Future electric vehicles Florida Jolta LLC micromobility U.S.First-of-its-kind, EV dealership network Jolta, will help deliver Faraday Future electric vehicles in approximately 15 US metro areas.

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INEOS Bio JV Closes $75M in private financing under USDA loan guarantee program for advanced BioEnergy Center in Florida

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INEOS Bio announced that its joint-venture project, INEOS New Planet BioEnergy (INPB), has finalized $75 million in private financing utilizing the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan guarantee program for its new Indian River BioEnergy Center located in Florida. million dollar cost matching grant from the State of Florida.

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LS9 Purchases Florida Site to Manufacture Renewable Diesel; Commercial-Scale Demonstration

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LS9, a synthetic biology company developing fermentation-derived drop-in renewable fuels and chemicals ( earlier post ), has acquired an existing production facility in Okeechobee, Florida. The new Renewable Petroleum Facility. Click to enlarge. LS9 will retrofit the facility to accommodate its proprietary one-step fermentation process.