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Texas awards $3.2M in EV infrastructure grants to Plano-Based Universal EV Chargers

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million in grants to provision and install 105 electric vehicle (EV) charging ports in 21 locations around the state of Texas. These grants will help accelerate the expansion of public EV charging in sectors such as hospitality and multifamily. Texas-based Universal EV Chargers has been awarded $3.2

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EU Innovation Fund grants €108M to RWE’s waste-to-hydrogen project FUREC

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RWE's FUREC project, which aims to produce circular and green hydrogen from non-recyclable municipal solid waste in Limburg, the Netherlands, received a €108-million grant from the EU’s Innovation Fund.

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Chartwell secures £320k Innovate UK Smart Grant to develop methanol-fueled vessel design

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Chartwell Marine has won a £320k Innovate UK Smart Grant. Methanol fuel presents a significant opportunity to decarbonize in a maritime industry which is confronted with the debate over sustainable fuel alternatives, as it can be produced from biomass and can carry a near-zero carbon footprint.

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Universal Hydrogen completes first taxi tests; granted experimental airworthiness certificate by FAA; Air New Zealand agreement

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Universal Hydrogen was granted a special airworthiness certificate in the experimental category by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to proceed with the first flight of its hydrogen-powered regional aircraft.

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Baidu granted China’s first permits for commercial fully driverless ride-hailing services

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The permits were granted to Baidu by government agencies in Wuhan and Chongqing's Yongchuan District. We believe these permits are a key milestone on the path to the inflection point when the industry can finally roll out fully autonomous driving services at scale.

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UC Davis secures $20M federal grant renewal to lead the National Center for Sustainable Transportation

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The funding was granted as part of the Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Center (UTC) program, which is awarding up to $435 million in grant awards for 34 UTCs. The new grant also enables the NCST to expand its consortium. Earlier post.)

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Fusion Fuel awarded €3.6m in grant funding for 1MW green hydrogen mobility project in Portugal

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million in grant funding through Component 5 (‘C-5’) of Portugal’s Recovery and Resilience Plan to develop a 1 MW decentralized green hydrogen production facility co-located with a hydrogen refueling station in Elvas, Portugal. Fusion Fuel has been awarded €3.6 Earlier post.) Earlier post.)

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Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite granted industrial mining licence for M1 mining project in Sri Lanka

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The Licence grants exclusive rights to mine graphite from within the M1 mining area. The Government of Sri Lanka granted the company’s wholly owned subsidiary Sarcon Development (Pvt) Ltd. Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite Corp.

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Bridgestone awarded $35M USDA Climate-Smart Grant to advance guayule natural rubber production

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The US Department of Agriculture has awarded Bridgestone and several partners a $35-million grant to continue its investment in desert shrub guayule ( earlier post ) to advance a climate-smart domestic rubber industry and offer a solution for growers amid the ongoing water crisis in the Southwestern US.

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UK CAA grants ZeroAvia permit for next phase of hydrogen-electric test flights

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The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has granted a permit to fly for ZeroAvia’s Dornier 228 aircraft, which has been retrofitted with its prototype hydrogen-electric powertrain. ZeroAvia secured the permit to fly following an extensive ground testing campaign and a rigorous review of the full development program. Earlier post.).

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Niron Magnetics secures $17.5M ARPA-E SCALEUP grant to boost production of FeN magnets

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million grant as part of its Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP) program. Earlier post.).

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Monarch Tractor and Farm Electrification Consortium awarded $3M CEC grant for V2X backup power

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Monarch Tractor, maker of a fully electric autonomous tractor, and its Farm Electrification Consortium partners have received a $3-million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to accelerate electrification of agricultural equipment and demonstrate the ability of batteries in on-farm equipment to keep critical electrical loads running during (..)

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Australian company awarded $3 million grant to fast-track electric planes

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Sydney aircraft company gets $3 million grant to fast-track electric flight in regional areas. The post Australian company awarded $3 million grant to fast-track electric planes appeared first on The Driven.

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Aptera receives new $21 million grant as it nears production readiness

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Aptera has received a new $21 million grant from the California Energy Commission to help it achieve production readiness. Now, Aptera has received money from a grant issued by the State of California. The grant for $21 million was granted to Aptera to allow the fledgling automaker to achieve production at its California facilities.

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Velocys receives further £0.5M grant for waste-to-fuels project

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million) of grant funding for the Altalto waste-to-fuels project from the UK Department for Transport (DfT), under the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C). Velocys was awarded a grant of £0.4 of the Stage Two grant available to Velocys. Velocys plc has secured a further £0.5 million (US$0.63

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Phillips 66 receives $3M grant to advance reversible solid oxide fuel cell technology

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Phillips 66 has received a $3-million grant from the U.S. Phillips 66 says it has made significant technical progress in the area of solid oxide fuel cells and holds eight US granted patents and 22 pending US patent applications in its SOFC intellectual property portfolio. Earlier post.)

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SoCal Edison offering EV grant writing assistance to medium- and heavy-duty fleet owners

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Although many millions of dollars in electric vehicle grants are available each year to help with the cost of going electric, the grant programs are often complex, and the application process is time-consuming and very competitive. A webinar to explain the details of the Grant Assistance Program is on Tuesday, 5 April 11 am.

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Fusion Fuel receives approval for €10M grant to develop HEVO-Industria project

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Fusion Fuel will receive an estimated €10-million grant as part of Component 14 (C-14) of the Portuguese Recovery and Resilience Plan to develop its 6.6MW HEVO-Industria green hydrogen project in Sines, Portugal. C-14 is focused on accelerating the energy transition by supporting the production of hydrogen and other renewable gases.

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Aptera awarded $21M grant from California Energy Commission to help bring solar EVs to production

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Solar electric vehicle startup Aptera Motors shared encouraging news today as it has been awarded a grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to the tune of $21 million. more… The post Aptera awarded $21M grant from California Energy Commission to help bring solar EVs to production appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX Starlink Gen2 constellation weakened by “partial” FCC grant

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More than two and a half years after SpaceX began the process of securing regulatory approval for its next-generation Starlink constellation, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has finally granted the company a license – but only after drastically decreasing its scope.

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FAA awards $7.5M in research grants for integration of drones into national airspace

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million in research, education, and training grants to universities that comprise the agency’s Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE). This is the third round of ASSURE grants for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

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ABS grants Alfa Laval the marine industry’s first approval in principle (AIP) for firing boilers with methanol

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Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol. Alfa Laval received an approval in principle (AIP) on 4 November 2021, based on extensive solution testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Center.

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Approval granted for Europe’s largest lithium refinery

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The post Approval granted for Europe’s largest lithium refinery appeared first on Innovation News Network. The lithium refinery will supply critical metals to the ever-growing EV industry, producing both lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.

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Recommendations To Discretionary Grant Programs For Charging & Fueling Infrastructure

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The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation successfully launched the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula program and is designing the competitive discretionary grant programs. The Corridor Charging Grant Program and the Community Charging Grant Program are due by statute to launch by November 15, 2022.

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Virgin Orbit granted final approval for the first Spaceport Cornwall launch

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Virgin Orbit granted final remaining licenses from UK Civil Aviation Authority ahead of the first UK launch from Spaceport Cornwall. The post Virgin Orbit granted final approval for the first Spaceport Cornwall launch appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Phoenix Motorcars, EasyMile win grant for development of first FMVSS-compliant autonomous shuttle bus in US

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The news comes as part of Houston Metro being selected among projects to receive funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Accelerating Innovative Mobility ( AIM ) grant of nearly $1.5

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CleanSpark, Inc. and ReJoule awarded $2.9M second-life EV battery grant with support from Ford

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million grant to CleanSpark, Inc., The grant is slated to be deployed over the next 30 months. CleanSpark expects to receive approximately $470,000 of the grant funding for its microgrid design and mVSO software services and follow-on deployment of its mPulse software and controls.

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BYD offers transit agencies assistance with Federal Low-No grant applications

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We’re proud to have helped secure over $10 million for our customers through last year’s Low-No grant program. Having experts with a successful track record to assist transit agencies can make all the difference with these competitive grants. BYD has more than 1,000 electric buses on the road and/or in production.

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Australian Government grants $50m for critical minerals projects

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The Australian Government has approved a series of grants to aid development of the critical mineral resources industry. The post Australian Government grants $50m for critical minerals projects appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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ZeroAvia secures £12.3M UK Government grant to bring 19-seat hydrogen-electric aviation powertrain to market; HyFlyer II

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The grant award follows ZeroAvia’s world first flight of a commercial-grade hydrogen-electric aircraft at Cranfield in September ( earlier post ), utilizing a smaller version of ZeroAvia’s hydrogen fuel cell powertrain in a 6-seat Piper Malibu M350. million) in Series A venture funding.

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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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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. Nova Scotia-based Elcora Advanced Materials Corp.

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Saietta Group wins APC grant to bring production of axial flux traction electric motor to 150k units per year

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UK-based tech company Saietta has won a major grant , through the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Center (APC) that will fast-track the first stage of the production process ramp-up for its innovative Axial Flux Traction (AFT) electric motor.

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LiquidPiston receives SBIR grant to develop X-Engine as hybrid-electric platform for UAVs

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a developer of advanced rotary internal combustion engines for diesel and jet fuels ( earlier post ), received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the US Army for the development of its X-Engine as a hybrid-electric propulsion platform for UAVs. LiquidPiston, Inc.,

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UK chooses to axe electric vehicle grant programs as popularity skyrockets

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Effective immediately, the United Kingdom has announced it will no longer supply EV grants for most consumer purchases. The grant system, launched in 2011 as part of a system to kick start the EV sector in the UK, has ended for most consumers, only leaving grants available for vehicles in niche and commercial uses.

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USDOT FTA announces $182M in Low-No grants for transit vehicles & facilities nationwide

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The project selections were approved as part of the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and supporting equipment and facilities. Each year, CTE staff advise transit agencies on effective strategies for developing Low-No grant applications.

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EU grants €12.4m to STRING for cross-border hydrogen fuel stations

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Connecting Europe Facility has granted the STRING chair €12.3 The post EU grants €12.4m million to construct 12 new hydrogen fuel stations across European borders. to STRING for cross-border hydrogen fuel stations appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Half-price workplace EV charging stations on offer with launch of WA grant scheme

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The post Half-price workplace EV charging stations on offer with launch of WA grant scheme appeared first on The Driven. McGowan government offers small businesses, NGOs and local governments a big discount on cost of installing electric vehicle charging facilities for staff.

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AirCapture, OCOchem and partners win $2.93M DOE grant for direct air capture of CO2 and conversion to formic acid

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million grant from the US Department of Energy to design and engineer an integrated carbon dioxide capture and conversion plant co-located at Nutrien’s Kennewick Fertilizer Operations plant in Kennewick, Wash. Carbon dioxide capture company AirCapture and carbon dioxide conversion company OCOchem, along with other partners, have won a $2.93-million

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10 U.S. Cities Get Lo-No Grants To Help Buy Proterra Electric Buses

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Federal Transit Administration (FTA) offers “Low or No Emission Program Grants” (Low-No grants) to buy electric buses and related technology. electric bus, battery, and bus charging station manufacturer Proterra has announced that 10 different transit agencies have just been awarded Low-No grants to buy Proterra technology.

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Lightning eMotors ZEV3 electric van first to be Altoona certified, now qualifies for federal and state grants

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By receiving certification of granular testing by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the ZEV3 becomes the first Class 3 battery electric van to pass Altoona, meaning its purchases can now qualify for grants at both the federal and state level.

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Here’s why this small battery recycling tech firm just got a $2M DOE grant

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million grant from the US Department of Energy. The post Here’s why this small battery recycling tech firm just got a $2M DOE grant appeared first on Electrek. Nth Cycle , a Beverly, Massachusetts-based battery recycling tech firm, has been awarded a $2.15

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U.S. declares grant of $1.66 billion for zero-emission buses

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billion in grants to cities and states to purchase 1,800 buses in a shift to cleaner, lower-emission journey. declares grant of $1.66 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Transportation Division stated on Tuesday it’s awarding $1.66 The post U.S. billion for zero-emission buses appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.