Fresno County unveils countywide solar-powered EV charging program using Envision Solar’s EV ARC

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The Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA), San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD), the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and CALSTART unveiled a program providing the Envision Solar EV ARC solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations in 13 rural incorporated cities throughout Fresno County. The CALSTART San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Center is funded, in part, by a grant from the CEC.

Cummins provides US Postal Service with 8 electric vans in California

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The pilot program, made possible by a grant from the California Air Resources Board to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) and administered by CALSTART, will place the zero-emission vehicles in Fresno and Stockton.

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

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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. Chicago Transit Authority; and Fresno Area Express (FAX) in Fresno, Calif. 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.

California Energy Commission to award up to $6M to EV charging infrastructure projects

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Examples include charging locations that would allow drivers of electric vehicles to more rapidly travel between San Diego and the Los Angeles area, the Los Angeles area and the San Francisco Bay Area, the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento, Sacramento and Fresno, etc.

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Cal Energy Commission awards ~$3M to EV ride-sharing projects in disadvantaged communities; fuel cell and BEV

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The goal of the grants is to demonstrate the use of zero-emission vehicles in mobility services, such as car sharing and ride hailing, and provide an increased awareness of clean vehicle technologies. will use battery electric vehicles in a ride-hailing service targeting community college students who attend Fresno City College from surrounding rural areas.

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California Energy Commission awards >$6M for EV charging, H2 fueling and V2G

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The investments include: Electric vehicle charging: Ten grants totaling more than $3.5 The approved recipients are Clean Fuel Connection, Bio-Rad Laboratories, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Redwood Coast Energy Authority, California EV Alliance, CSU Fresno Foundation, City of Coronado, City of Torrance, Southern California Public Power Authority, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

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Cal Energy Commission approves ~$9M for DC fast chargers; $12.6M for NGV incentives

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The California Energy Commission approved nearly $9 million in grants for the installation of DC fast chargers along major state freeways and highways to allow electric vehicle drivers to travel from San Diego to the Oregon border without worrying about running out of energy. The grants went to four companies—Chargepoint Inc.; Grants approved include: Incubating technologies. California State University, Fresno Foundation, and Cleantech San Diego Association.

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US DOT awards nearly $1B for California high-speed rail construction

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million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority for initial construction of California High-Speed Rail. Construction will begin next year in Fresno. The grant, when combined with voter-approved state support and previously-awarded federal dollars, will fund the construction of the first usable segment of the California system in the Central Valley. The US Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded a $928.-

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Aemetis harvests demo crop of optimized biomass sorghum in California for advanced biofuels; ~90 days from planting to harvest

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In addition to the biomass sorghum demonstration, Aemetis is also a participant in the California In-State Sorghum program (CISS) through a $3-million grant awarded by the California Energy Commission. The CISS program has just completed the first harvest of grain sorghum at the CSU Fresno International Center for Water Technology. Aemetis, Inc.,

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California ARB Begins Process to Revise Diesel Control Regulations

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ARB staff will conduct a series of workshops in May and June in Los Angeles, Sacramento and Fresno with stakeholders and the public to solicit information about proposed revisions to the regulations that will be presented to the Board in September. Additional funds have been made available through the Carl Moyer Grant Program, along with loans via AB 118 and federal stimulus funds.

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UC Davis Begins $2.8M Studies on Impacts of Escaped Nitrogen

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million in new grants to study the use and impacts of escaped nitrogen from agricultural production. The new Agricultural Sustainability Institute grants and objectives include: $1.5 This grant is to the Agricultural Sustainability Institute, in collaboration with the University of California Agricultural Issues Center, Kearney Foundation for Soil Science, and the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.

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California ARB Report Finds Fine Particle Air Pollution Responsible for 9,000 Premature Deaths in State Each Year; Based on US EPA Peer-Reviewed Study

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Additionally, up to $140 million annually is available through the Carl Moyer grants which are designated for early or extra emission reductions. Map of California air basins and PM 2.5 monitoring network. Source: ARB. Click to enlarge.

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California ARB witholding enforcement of LCFS post Federal Court injunction; appealing and seeking stay of injunction; Judge O’Neill’s 3 rulings

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Growth Energy; Renewable Fuels Association; Red Nederend; Fresno County Farm Bureau; Nisei Farmers League; California Dairy Campaign; National Petrochemical & Refiners Association; American Trucking Association; Center for North American Energy Security; and the Consumer Energy Alliance—essentially the corn ethanol industry, the refining industry, truckers, and supporters.

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