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.

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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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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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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South Bay Bicycle Coalition Scores $240,000 Grant! Huge Grassroots Victory for Brand New Bike Group

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South Bay Bicycle Coalition members including Redondo Beach Councilman Steve Diels, with County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas and County Department of Public Health Staff upon awarding of the grant.

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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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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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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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$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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$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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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

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

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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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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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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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True Zero expands its hydrogen station network with $26.6M in grants from the California Energy Commission

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Last week True Zero, the retail brand of hydrogen stations developed, owned, and operated by FirstElement Fuel, was selected by the California Energy Commission to build 12 new hydrogen stations in the Commission’s latest round of grant awards to help build out California’s retail hydrogen network. million to the California-based company, including grants for capital cost share and operation and maintenance support for the 12 new stations.

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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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LA Metro and Via Join partner to offer shared rides to select transit stations; $1.35M grant

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The project is funded in part by the largest federal grant of its kind—a $1.35-million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for advanced technology to help bridge the first/last mile gap. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Via, a provider of on-demand shared rides are partnering to offer an affordable, equitable, and accessible option to connect to major train and bus stations.

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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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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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USDOT awards $6M grant to advance Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio

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million grant to the City of Dublin, the City of Marysville and Union County for the advancement of the Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio. The USDOT grant will provide funding for Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) along the corridor for connected vehicle and autonomous vehicle testing and research. The City of Columbus is matching the USDOT grant with its own funds, along with $90 million in pledges from public and private sector partners.

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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BASF grants Pulead a sub-license under Argonne Lab NCM cathode material patents

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BASF has granted China-based battery cathode producer Pulead a sub-license under Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) patents related to nickel-cobalt-manganese (NCM) cathode materials for lithium ion batteries. BASF is the only licensee of ANL’s prominent NCM cathode materials patents with the ability to grant sub-licenses.

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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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MSU-led regional team awarded $6M NSF grant to research biofuel, carbon capture technologies

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The $6 million grant was one of 11 grants recently awarded through the NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). A regional interdisciplinary team led by Montana State University has received $6 million from the National Science Foundation to address questions about whether biofuels and carbon capture technologies can be sustainably introduced into the Upper Missouri River Basin.

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Long Beach Transit receives $600K grant for 40 Cummins near-zero CNG engines

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) recently received a $600,000 grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) of the South Coast Air Quality Management District Near Zero Incentive Program for the purchase of 40 Cummins “near-zero” compressed natural gas (CNG) engines.

USDA awards $3M biorefinery grant to support conversion of lignin into renewable alternative for ABS Resin

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a $3-million grant to support the commercialization of its patented and patent-pending lignin conversion and refining technologies. The USDA has awarded a consortium including Attis Innovations, Inc., a subsidiary of Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc.,a Attis Innovations is the combination of recent transactions with American Science and Technology Corp. and Advanced Lignin Biocomposites LLC.

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DOE awards two grants to UPS for research on reducing emissions and electric truck wireless charging

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded two grants to UPS to support research aimed at reducing emissions and developing wireless charging for electric trucks. The first grant, worth $1 million with a possible expansion to $10 million if the technology proves successful, will fund a joint project between UPS, Oak Ridge DOE National Lab, Workhorse, CALSTART and Cisco.

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UMD IBBR awarded DOE grant to investigate how to protect biofuel crop poplar trees from disease

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The University of Maryland (UMD) Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) has been award ed a $1.1million US Department of Energy (DOE) grant to elucidate the mechanism of rust pathogenesis in poplar in an effort to engineer durable resistance for this important, second-generation biofuel crop.

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DOE pulls grant funding from BlueFire Renewables cellulosic biofuels plant

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a developers of a cellulosic waste facility in Fulton, Mississippi (earlier post) received notice on 23 December that the US Department of Energy (DOE) would no longer provide funding under the company’s DOE grant due to the company’s inability to comply with certain deadlines related to providing certain information to the DOE with respect to future financing arrangements for the Fulton Project. BlueFire Renewables, Inc.,

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