EPA grants 31 small refinery exemptions for RFS

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EPA is granting 31 small refinery RFS exemptions for the 2018 compliance year, as well as 6 denials. For 2011 and 2012, 24 small refineries were granted an exemption under this provision. Granting of the additional 31 refinery exemptions are ridiculous and a slap in the face to farmers.

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GM wins US grant to develop solid-state batteries

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General Motors is the latest automaker reported to be working on solid-state lithium batteries, thanks to a $2 million grant from Uncle Sam. The money is part of a larger grant to develop more fuel-efficient powertrains, the fan site GM Authority reports.

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Nikola wins DOE fuel-cell development grant

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million grant to research improved techniques to assemble fuel-cell membranes, the company announced on Wednesday. Startup truckmaker Nikola, which plans to build fuel-cell-powered semi trucks in Arizona, won a $1.7 The company will partner with Department of Energy scientists from Carnegie Mellon University, Northeastern University, and Georgia. semis Nikola

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California ARB announces grant solicitation for Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced a competitive grant solicitation for one or more grantees to implement the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19. This solicitation includes an option for new Grant Agreements for fiscal years FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21, if additional funds become available.

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CRI awarded €1.8M EU grant to scale CO2-to-methanol technology

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Carbon Recycling International has been awarded a €1.8-million (US$2.0-million) grant under the EU Horizon 2020 Research Programme to increase the scale of its CO 2 -to-methanol technology, marketed under the trademark Emissions-to-Liquids (ETL).

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University of Kentucky chemist receives NSF grant to study atmospheric reactions of pollution

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University of Kentucky Chemistry Professor Marcelo Guzman has received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research, education and outreach efforts in the field of environmental and atmospheric chemistry. In addition, the grant will support interdisciplinary training in atmospheric chemistry, environmental science and engineering for graduate and undergraduate students at UK, including research assistantships for four chemistry graduate students.

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Elcora awarded NSERC-ENGAGE grant to support development of graphene supercapacitors

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has been awarded a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)- ENGAGE grant with Dr. Heather Andreas , an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Dalhousie University. —Troy Grant, CEO, Elcora. Engage Grants are designed to give innovative companies that operate from a Canadian base access to the knowledge, expertise and capabilities available at Canadian universities and colleges. Nova Scotia-based Elcora Advanced Materials Corp.

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US EPA awards $9.6M in DERA grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in California

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million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants to public and private partners in California. The 2018 DERA grants awarded to California will fund the following projects: California Air Resources Board (CARB) received $435,149 to replace 5 heavy-duty school buses with all-electric alternatives throughout California. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $9.6

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Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop 10 hydrogen fuel-cell T680 trucks as part of ZANZEFF grant

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This collaboration is part of a $41-million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) grant preliminarily awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the Port of Los Angeles as the prime applicant.

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Last month to claim hybrid van grant

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Public sector fleets have just weeks left to claim grants worth more than £3,400 towards the cost of a new hybrid commercial vehicle. Hybrid cars Ashwoods commercial grant hybrid van

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California Energy Commission approves $8M grant for H2 fueling station at Port of Long Beach

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The California Energy Commission approved an $8-million grant to Equilon Enterprises—a fully owned subsidiary of Shell Oil—to develop a high-capacity hydrogen fueling station to service and promote the expansion of zero-emission fuel cell electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach.

Toyota Mobility Foundation awards 10 grants for hydrogen research initiative

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The Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has selected ten researchers to receive grants from the research program to support innovative hydrogen energy solutions launched last year. Toyota received 32 applications; a screening panel of hydrogen energy experts from universities and public research organizations determined the final grant awardees.

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Rice team awarded $3.3M ARPA-E OPEN+ grant to convert methane into carbon nanotubes and hydrogen

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Rice University researchers have won a $3.3-million Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) OPEEN+ grant to develop a method to convert natural gas into carbon nanotubes for materials that can replace metals in large-scale applications.

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$200,000 Google.org Grant to CalCars

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Calcars.org has received a $200,000 grant to continue its advocacy of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Google.org is stepping up to the plate for electricity in cars. Founder Felix Kramer has been dogged and successful in pushing plug-ins into the national and international media.

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Electric shock: Government scraps plug-in grant for hybrids and reduces EV cash

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Electric shock: Government scraps plug-in grant for hybrids and reduces EV cash

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LanzaTech and partners receive £410k grant from UK government for alcohol-to-jet fuel facility

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The UK government is awarding LanzaTech, Virgin Atlantic and partners a £410k (US$543,000) grant for partial funding of the construction of a large-scale Alcohol-to-Jet (ATJ) facility producing commercial quantities of fuel in the UK.

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$13.5M in EPA clean diesel grant funding available

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million in grant funding to help governments and nonprofit organizations switch to cleaner diesel engines. Local governments, tribal agencies and nonprofits can win grants up to $2.14 Since 2008, EPA has awarded nearly 650 grants under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA). The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $13.5 million each.

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UK drivers turn to electric car grants

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Grants for electric and hybrid cars have taken off in the UK – with take-up leaping by 20 per cent during the first half of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars green cars plug-in car grant Plug-in van grantsAccording to the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), 134 more claims were registered during the period. Greenwise Business reports that as [.].

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LanzaTech and partners receive £410k grant from UK government for alcohol-to-jet fuel facility

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The UK government is awarding LanzaTech, Virgin Atlantic and partners a £410k (US$543,000) grant for partial funding of the construction of a large-scale Alcohol-to-Jet (ATJ) facility producing commercial quantities of fuel in the UK.

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Oberon Fuels secures $2.9M grant from California for first production of renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) in US

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Oberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME) transportation fuel ( earlier post ), has been awarded a grant for $2,876,139 from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel, in the US.

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Kia Motors granted Nevada autonomous driving license

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Kia Motors has been granted a licence by the state of Nevada to carry out testing of its autonomous driving technologies on public roads for the first time. Kia—together with sister company Hyundai—hopes to experiment with partially- and fully-autonomous driving technologies in real-world conditions, an important part of its roadmap for autonomous driving.

Obama to grant California waiver Monday

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New York Times reports the expected change in federal policy will happen Monday.the centerpiece of Monday’s East Room announcement is Mr. Obama’s directive to the Environmental Protection Agency to immediately begin work on granting the so-called California waiver, which allows the state, a longtime leader in air quality matters, to set its own standards for automobile emissions.

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Electric car sales grew in 2012 as grant take-up near doubles

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Electric cars look set to show that sales surged through 2012, with 2,311 cars so far registered to the end of September through the Government’s Plug in Car Grant (PiCG). Electric cars electric car grants Sales

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Troll of the month: France gives grants to US climate scientists imperiled by Trump

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French president Emmanuel Macron announced in December that his country would offer grants totaling $70 million to 18 climate scientists, 13 from the U.S., It's a high-level troll, and an expert one. to continue their research until U.S. president Donald Trump leaves office. The money is meant to give these researchers secure funding to continue. global warming France climate change science

Electric van man to get £8,000 grant

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Commercial vehicle buyers will be able to claim grants worth up to £8,000 towards the purchase of seven different electric vans. The list of first electric vans eligible for the new Plug-in Van subsidies have been revealed this morning, before the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) begins distributing the grants from March. Electric cars Department for Transport electric vans grants

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Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program accepting application for 2017 awards

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Toyota Motor Corporation has begun accepting applications today for this year’s Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program , which is designed to support environmental revitalization and conservation activities aimed at sustainable development both in Japan and overseas. Grants will be provided to NPOs and other private, non-profit organizations and groups (excluding schools) that are promoting practical projects that correspond to the theme. Grant Category.

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DOE awarding $72M in 73 Phase II SBIR/STTR grants

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The US Department of Energy will award 73 grants totaling $72 million to 68 small businesses in 24 states. Small businesses that demonstrated technical feasibility for innovations during their Phase I grants competed for funding for prototype or processes development during Phase II. Funded through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, the latest selections are for Phase II research and development.

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UK government adding £4M to expand plug-in van grants to larger EVs

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million) to the Plug-In Van grant scheme extending the eligibility to larger electric vehicles. tonnes are now be eligible for grants of up to £20,000 (US$24,300). The grant amount is automatically deducted from the price of the vehicle by the dealer when it is purchased, and the dealership also completes all the necessary paperwork. The scheme will be reviewed once 5,000 grants have been processed, or in March 2018, whichever is earlier.

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U.K. Extends Green-Car Grants To Double Buyers By 2018

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The plug-in car grant was introduced in 2011, and was originally scheduled to expire in early 2016. The U.K. government will extend and expand an incentive program for green cars that had been set to end in the coming year. But the program will now run until March 2018, with some modifications, according to The Guardian. DON'T MISS: Electric Cars. Green Plug-In Hybrids UK incentives plug-in cars transportation policy

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NSF awards Saratoga Energy grant to advance production of carbon nanotubes from CO2 for batteries closer to market

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Saratoga Energy has won a National Science Foundation grant to scale up its breakthrough process for generating low-cost, top quality carbon nanotubes from carbon dioxide for use in making high-performance Li-ion batteries, such as those used in electric vehicles, grid storage, and military and aerospace applications.

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NIST awards $7.4M in grants for additive manufacturing research

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The US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is awarding grants totaling $7.4 million to fund two research projects aimed at improving measurement and standards for the rapidly developing field of additive manufacturing (AM). Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a group of new technologies that build up objects, usually by laying down many thin layers on top of each other.

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Nomadic Power receives €2M grant for “MobileBattery” project; trailer-mounted Li-ion pack for vehicle and home

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Tesla granted patent on metal-air battery charging

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When it comes to Tesla and electric-car batteries, the eyes of most analysts are currently on the automaker's "Gigafactory," which began battery-cell production earlier this year. The Gigafactory is expected to build cells in massive numbers, but using a variation of the same lithium-ion chemistry that currently dominates in the electric-car. Batteries Patent plug-in cars metal-air battery

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Plug-in Car Grants extend to vans

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The government’s plug-in car grants scheme is to be extended to vans, with buyers of electric commercials to be allowed to claim up to £8,000 off their new EV. Green credentials commercials cost electric vehicles incentive Plug-in Car Grants vansAnnounced this morning by Transport Minister Norman Baker, the new scheme for vans will allow owners to receive 20 per cent off the cost of a [.].

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Plug-in car grants sell 500 electric cars

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The plug-in car grants are getting off to a slow start, according to The Guardian. The grants, which award electric car buyers up to [.]. Electric cars electric car grant Nissan LEAF Plug-in Car GrantsJust 534 electric cars have so far been registered under the scheme in the first quarter of 2011. The figure was revealed in parliamentary answer by junior transport minister Norman Baker.

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DOE awards Saratoga Energy $1M commercialization grant for graphite from CO2 technology for Li-ion batteries

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Saratoga Energy , the developer of a process for synthesizing graphite from carbon dioxide, has won a $1-million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the Department of Energy to help commercialize its innovation. The DOE SBIR program is designed to advance clean energy technologies that show good potential for commercial success and job creation, and businesses across the country compete for the grants.

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IUPUI-based engineering startup receives $225,000 NSF grant for solid-state H2 storage

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A startup based on work conducted at the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has received a one-year STTR Phase I grant of $225,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support development of a novel solid-state hydrogen storage system based on catalytically-modified porous silicon.

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Pennsylvania opens $20M Natural Gas Vehicle Grant program

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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) began accepting applications 1 December for its Natural Gas Vehicle Grant program, which will provide up to $20 milli on over the next three years to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs of heavy-duty natural gas fleet vehicles. Grant awards will be capped at 50% of the incremental purchase or retrofit cost per vehicle, with a maximum total of $25,000 per vehicle.

Volvo’s plug-in hybrid qualifies for £5,000 grant for buyers

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It’s the news we’ve been waiting to hear.Volvo’s ground-breaking new Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid will be eligible for the Government’s Plug-in Car Grant worth £5,000 to buyers. Volvo electric car Plug-in Car Grants plug-in hybrid Volvo V60 Plug-in

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UK extends current levels of the Plug-in Car Grant to at least February 2016

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The UK Government announced that the current Plug-in Car Grant scheme will continue to offer motorists up to £5,000 (US$7,800) off the price of an electric car until at least February 2016 for all categories of vehicle, boosting further the plug-in car market. Previously the Government had announced that grant levels would be reviewed once 50,000 vehicles had been sold, a milestone expected to be reached in November this year.

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California ARB announces $24M grant solicitation for zero-emission truck and bus pilot commercial deployment projects

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) announced a grant solicitation for Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Pilot Commercial Deployment Projects. ARB will hold an applicant teleconference to answer questions regarding this Grant Solicitation on 21 October 2015. Up to $23,658,000 is available for this project from FY 2014-15 funds.

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Hybrid in the house: Grants available for Ashwoods Transit vans

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Housing associations can now get in on the growing market for hybrid vans as a Government initiative offers grants towards the cost. Hybrid cars Ashwoods DfT grant hybridThe Department for Transport will pay the difference between a conventional market offering and a hybrid equivalent, through its Low Carbon Vehicle Procurement Programme (LCVPP). The programme was first established to help central [.].

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Power-to-Gas project awarded DECC grant funding

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One of the projects to be awarded grant funding is the “P2G BioMet” project, led by Hydrogenics, along with consortium members CNG Services, Electrochaea and National Grid. The UK’s Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) awarded 16 organizations a share of £2 million (US$3.1 million) to help develop innovative storage solutions for energy, as part of the £21-million (US$32.6 million) Energy Technology Demonstration Competition.

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