6 shipping carriers become inaugural participants in Port of Los Angeles Environmental Ship Index

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Six shipping carriers have become the inaugural participants in the Port of Los Angeles Environmental Ship Index ( ESI ), an international clean air program that rewards ocean carriers for bringing their newest and cleanest vessels to the Port. However, based on current forecasts, the Port needs. The Port of Los Angeles developed its ESI with input from the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and other stakeholders.

Navigant forecasts annual plug-in electric vehicle sales in N America to exceed 1.1M by 2024

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In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts that North American plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales will exceed 1.1 The report, Electric Vehicle Geographic Forecasts , provides data and forecasts for LD PEV sales in North America, including US states, MSAs, and utility service territories and Canadian provinces and cities. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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Navigant forecasts 18.6% CAGR for plug-ins in North America to 2022; 2.4% new vehicle share in US

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In an update to its 2012 geographic breakdown of plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales in North America, Navigant Research now forecasts that overall sales of will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18.6% Navigant Research forecasts that PEVs will reach 416,153 annual sales in the United States and 230,479 in Canada by 2022. Canada Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Plug-ins Annual light duty PEV Sales, top 5 states, 2013-2022. Source: Navigant. Click to enlarge.

When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

Creative Greenius

Today, here in the South Bay of Los Angeles where I live, we have all the dots you’d ever need to connect the crisis level of global warming to the urgent action needed locally. Oceans warming faster than previously forecast.

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Pike Research forecasts US plug-in vehicle penetration rates to be highest in smaller states

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Pike Research forecasts that annual sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will reach 358,959 vehicles by 2017, representing a compound anual growth rate (CAGR) of 43% between 2011 and 2017. To understand where these vehicles will likely be sold, Pike Research created a geographic forecast model using a variety of inputs including population and demographic trends; affinity towards electric vehicles; and automakers’ intended availability of vehicles. Forecasts Plug-ins

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Navigant: US to remain largest national plug-in vehicle market over next 10 years; Tokyo to take metro market lead spot from LA

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Navigant Research forecasts that the United States will remain the largest national market for light-duty plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) during the next 10 years, with LD PEV sales exceeding 514,000 in 2023. Navigant Research forecasts that the global LD PEV market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.6% Navigant expects that Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Paris will be the top cities in all regions examined over the forecast period.

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VW eGolf supply, rising oil prices in 2020, and an electric double-decker bus: Today's Car News

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Analysts forecast oil prices may double by 2020. Los Angeles introduces the first electric double-decker bus. The Volkswagen eGolf is in extremely short supply. And Ontario, Canada, ends a rebate program for electric cars and chargers. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The VW eGolf may be in short supply while the automaker gears up for

Researchers use IPCC AR5 models to forecast 10% drop in Colorado River flow in next few decades

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In a new study in Nature Climate Change , climate modelers at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory predict a 10% drop in the Colorado River’s flow in the next few decades, enough to disrupt longtime water-sharing agreements between farms and cities across the American Southwest, from Denver to Los Angeles to Tucson, and through California’s Imperial Valley.

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

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Pike Research has earlier forecasted the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market at the national level in the US, globally, and within world regions and key countries. 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. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA.

Polk expects 2013 US new vehicle registrations to grow 6.6% to 15.3M; only slight improvement in hybrid category

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Polk light vehicle forecast through 2016. At the same time, Polk analysts forecast North American production volumes to increase to the 15.9 —Anthony Pratt, director of forecasting for the Americas at Polk. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Sales

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Next 10 report finds California will meet or exceed original target of 1.5M ZEVs by 2025

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The report shows that projected global ZEV adoption from 2015 to 2039 (based on the BNEF 2017 forecast) may follow an s-curve, similar to that of smartphone adoption in the US from 2005 to 2015. The Road Ahead for Zero-Emission Vehicles in California: Market Trends & Policy Analysis analyzes California’s ZEV market, including historic sales, costs, technology trends, forecasts and challenges. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Policy Regulations

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Ford projects utility vehicles to account for 29% of its global sales by end of decade

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Utility vehicle sales are expanding rapidly in many of the world’s fastest-growing markets according to a Ford analysis of data from IHS Automotive, which forecasts market information and competitive data on the automotive industry. Ford will reveal its new 2016 Ford Explorer at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Forecasts Market Background Sales Vehicle Manufacturers Ford projects utility vehicles will account for 29% of its global sales by the end of the decade.

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Siemens ‘eHighway Of The Future’ envisions electrification of trucks and select highway lanes

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At EVS26 in Los ANgeles, Siemens described its ‘eHighway of the Future’ concept for the electrification of trucks and select highway lanes via overhead electrified wires similar to how modern day trolleys or streetcars are powered on many city streets. Currently being tested in Germany, pilot projects are already being planned for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to connect to cargo centers.

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Report: BYD to test market e6 EV in US in 2011

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plans to start test-marketing the e6 battery-electric vehicle ( earlier post ) in the US next year after almost a year’s delay, and is in talks with officials in Los Angeles to supply e-buses that could eventually lead to a manufacturing plant in the city. She declined to forecast demand, saying it “will depend on gasoline prices and other peripheral factors.” The Wall Street Journal reports that China’s BYD Co.

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Antelope Valley Transit orders up to 85 electric buses from BYD; first US all-electric public transit fleet

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Over the lifetime of the new electric bus fleet, the transit agency forecasts it could save more than $46 million compared to an all-diesel bus fleet, equivalent to $46,000 per bus per year in savings.

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Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

Creative Greenius

Then they cut that forecast in half and told us the bad news was coming our way by the middle of this century. I’m going to the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma Thunder game at the solar powered Big Fastener downtown to watch them play basketball and root for the home team.

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AECOM study finds EV adoption in Victoria can offer significant economic benefits by late 2020s; PHEVs initially lead uptake

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For the report, Forecast Uptake and Economic Evaluation of Electric Vehicles in Victoria , AECOM modelled the likely penetration of electric vehicles (including hybrid vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and. The vehicle choice model forecasts the proportion of market share for new vehicle sales for each of the different. The analysis is based on central forecasts of oil price, electricity. Forecast Uptake and Economic Evaluation of Electric Vehicles in Victoria.

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Singapore Airlines & CAAS partner on “Green Package” flights; biofuels, optimized operations and fuel-efficient A350-950

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Dynamic Airborne Reroute Procedure (DARP) is a procedure that allows for periodic modification of a flight’s lateral profile, based on updated weather forecasts, to save fuel. In January 2010, both organizations participated in the Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions ( ASPIRE ) program with a demonstration flight from Los Angeles to Singapore via Tokyo which yielded fuel savings of 6%.

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Two US airlines trialing 72V Flux Power lithium battery pack for electric aviation ground support equipment

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The 8-week planned piloting period for Flux’s new “Aviation Pack” design will start this week at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Growth over the forecast period is being driven by projected increases in global air traffic, and airlines are seeking ways to cost effectively scale their operations.

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California makes first investments in $100M energy research & development program; also biogas and H2

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Two of the awardees, Halotechnics and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), also received funds from the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). 1 million to use high-fidelity solar forecasting to predict load impacts on California’s electricity grid and reduce solar integration costs. University of California, San Diego (UCSD): $1 million to use advanced solar forecasting to optimize campus distributed energy resources on the UCSD campus.

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Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

Creative Greenius

Then they cut that forecast in half and told us the bad news was coming our way by the middle of this century. I’m going to the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma Thunder game at the solar powered Big Fastener downtown to watch them play basketball and root for the home team.

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Southern California Edison to buy 261 MW of energy storage projects; largest grid-connected storage purchase in US

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The new contracts result from a plan recommended by SCE in response to state forecasts of local reliability needs due to the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and anticipated retirement of older, natural gas generation plants along the Southern California coastline that rely on ocean water for their cooling needs. In October, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) released a plan to procure 178 MW of energy storage capacity by 2021.

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California Headed Toward “Worst Drought Ever Recorded”; Governor Declares State Of Emergency

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This week’s forecasts for projected runoff suggest tough times ahead. Although the Bureau of Reclamation forecast does not include runoff from storms since 1 February, that runoff is not expected to significantly alter its forecast, which the BOM has projected with a 90% confidence rate. “

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Study finds paved surfaces in Houston worsen air quality

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While cautioning that more work is needed to better understand the impact of urban development on wind patterns, Chen says the research can eventually help forecasters improve projections of major pollution events.

California ARB receives VW’s 1st $200M, 30-month ZEV investment plan

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Charging stations will be located first in the areas with the highest anticipated ZEV demand; this is based on the forecast penetration rates of ZEVs in each region and the estimated gap between the supply and demand of charging infrastructure in those regions. Electrify America has identified 5 metropolitan areas for the cycle 1 investment (Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, and Sacramento).

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GE using Large Eddy Simulation on Sandia’s Red Mesa to lay groundwork for quieter wind turbine blades with better power yield

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With approximately 240 GW of new wind installations forecasted globally over the next five years, a 2% increase would create 5 GW of additional wind power capacity—enough to power every household in New York City, Boston, and Los Angeles, combined, GE Research noted.

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Implementing new flight paths at 46 US mid-size airports could reduce fuel burn, emissions, and flight time; savings of at least $65.6M/year

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million gallons of jet fuel, or 527 round-trip flights from New York to Los Angeles. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s annual aviation forecast predicts that domestic air travel will double in the next 20 years, reaching the 1 billion passenger mark in the US alone by 2021. Airlines could save at least $65.6

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A Brief Look at Today's Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the Companies That Are Revolutionizing an Old Industry - Yahoo! Finance

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Print LOS ANGELES, CA--(MARKET WIRE)--Apr 20, 2009 -- Floyd Associates, a privately heldconsulting firm with operations in strategic development,investmentbanking, and mergers & acquisitions, has published a researchreport briefly analyzing plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles thatare currentlyin development or being produced.

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Volkswagen Group shows 3 hydrogen fuel cell concepts at LA Show: Audi A7 Sportback h-tron; Golf Sportwagen HyMotion; Passat HyMotion

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In 2009, we forecast that a breakthrough in hydrogen fuel cells could not be expected before the year 2020. Audi A7 Sportback h-tron. Click to enlarge.

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Volkswagen’s Electrify America supplement discusses ZEV charging investments in disadvantaged California communities

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Electrify America initially identified five underserved California metro areas: (1) Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim; (2) Sacramento-Roseville-Arden Arcade; (3) San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos; (4) San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward; and (5) San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara.

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North American Grid Operators Study Concludes 1M Plug-in Electric Vehicles May Be On the Road by 2020; Staggered Charging Can Reduce Potential Negative Impact on Grid

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For example, the Los Angeles metropolitan area is projected to experience the largest growth of PEVs, a total 119,069 by 2019. The New York City metropolitan area, with a forecasted 54,000 PEVs by 2019, could see added electric load of 299 MW if every PEV charged simultaneously. ISO RTO operating regions. Click to enlarge.

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