Port of Los Angeles breaks ground on $137M railyard that will increase on-dock rail efficiency, reduce congestion and improve environment

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The Port of Los Angeles broke ground on a new $137.7-million intermodal storage railyard that will function as a critical link between the Port of Los Angeles and the Alameda Corridor, providing staging and storage for trains using the corridor.

California High Speed Rail Authority Votes to Include $4.5B for High-Speed Train Projects In State Federal Stimulus Funding Application

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billion in federal stimulus funding for engineering, design and construction on the state’s high-speed train system (earlier post) —generating an investment of $9.1 The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board unanimously approved an application for more than $4.5 billion when state matching funds are added. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to formally submit California’s bid by the federal government’s 2 Oct.

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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SBESC's Marilyn Lyon talks about Federal Stimulus Funding / photo (c) Debra Bushweit Galliani. We also learned from Marilyn Lyon that Federal Stimulus money will be coming L.A. Creative Greenius talks AB 811 Financing to the Green Task Force / photo (c) Debra Bushweit Galliani.

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California Goes To Hell In A Handbasket But Greenius Says AB 811 is Our Route To Green Heaven

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The treasure chest was cleverly disguised in the form of Federal stimulus money from the ARRA, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Looking at that on the local level, here in Los Angeles County, we’ve got 3,400,000 existing housing units for our 10 million people.

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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. That's South Bay Bicycle Coalition Chairman, Todd "Elvis" Dipaola rocking the shades.

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Coulomb, MasterCard, and the future of public charging

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The charge stations and installations were paid for with federal stimulus and California Energy Commission grants won by Coulomb. If you are a business in a program area, you can get the same deal - free charge stations paid for by stimulus money.

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Feds Offer Free Chargers

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The first nine communities to participate are: Sacramento, Los Angeles the San Francisco Bay-San Jose area, New York City, Orlando, Austin, Detroit, Washington and Redmond, Wash. Nine United States regions will receive 4,600 free chargers for public and private use through the ChargePoint America program, funded in part by $15 million in stimulus funds administered by the Energy Department. The ChargePoint America program's Chargers are made by Coulomb Technologies.

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Study finds solo hybrid drivers in California HOV lanes amplify congestion, create up to $4,500 per car in adverse social costs annually

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However, two-thirds of the sticker registrants had hybrid cars already on the road, the authors noted; in other words, the stimulus effect was lower than expected. on weekdays to an already congested road such as Interstate 10 in the Los Angeles area appends $4,500 per car in annual costs (in pollution and time) to society.

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Navistar Officially Unveils eStar, Its First Purpose-Built All-Electric Commercial Truck

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million federal stimulus grant to build electric trucks. FedEx showcased a prototype of the eStar electric truck during last month’s “Charge Up Route 66” tour that began in Chicago and ended in Los Angeles as part of the Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference. The eStar.

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Honda May Develop Plug-In as Obama Alters U.S. Policy (Update2) - Bloomberg.com

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Honda, which began leasing hydrogen fuel cell FCX Claritysedans in Los Angeles last year, still sees hydrogen as the bestlong-term alternative to gasoline as a fuel that can cut carbonexhaust tied to global warming, President Takeo Fukui said in aninterview.

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CleanFUEL USA Secures $12.9 Million from US DOE for 100+ Propane Refueling Stations

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million in two stimulus grants to CleanFUEL USA to establish more than 100 liquid propane (autogas) refueling stations in major US cities in coordination with CleanFUEL USA partners, including ConocoPhillips. The second phase will target 14 cities (Kansas City, Los Angeles, San Antonio/Austin, Oklahoma City, St. The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $12.9

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The Solangelist’s Vision Shines Brighter

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Seems like a perfect use for some stimulus money, don’t it? Perhaps one of my many readers who work for the City of Torrance or the County of Los Angeles wants to pick that torch up and run with it. If I was in the actual city of Los Angeles, a lot more of my electricity would be made from Killer Coal and a lot less from clean, renewables. The Greenius Plan To Spread Rooftop Solar Faster Then The Common Cold.

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ECOtality to Provide Blink EV Charging Stations at Select US Best Buy Stores

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Los Angeles, Calif.; The project is funded by the US Department of Energy through a federal stimulus grant of $114.8 ECOtality, Inc. will provide electric vehicle (EV) charging stations ( earlier post ) at select US stores of electronics retailer Best Buy Co., Under the terms of the agreement, the Level 2, J1772-compliant charging stations will be installed at 12 Best Buy stores in Tucson, Ariz.; Phoenix, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif. and Seattle, Wash.

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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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DOE awards more than $145M for advanced solar technologies under SunShot Initiative

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The announcement of the new awards comes a day after high-profile solar company Solyndra, which had received a $535-million Federal loan guarantee under the Obama Administration’s stimulus program, ceased operations, laid off its 1,110 workers and filed for bankruptcy. And is President Obama using stimulus funds to reward his political contributors?

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Coming Soon – The Electric City

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We are trying to be proactive about how to make sure that the transformers that serve these homes and neighborhoods are robust enough,” said Doug Kim, an executive at Southern California Edison, which serves Los Angeles. Under last year’s stimulus package, nearly $200 million will support Nissan’s introduction of the Leaf by permitting the installation of 13,000 charging stations around cities in Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona and Tennessee in the next year or so.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Bob Lutz’s Latest Volt Test Drive Sprinting for Green Stimulus Dollars New Subsidies for Electric Cars in Britain Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You G.M. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Unfortunately, there is very little specific funding for wireless transmission in the stimulus bill that was just signed by the USA President. a key EARTH2TECH GE Looking to Tap $2 Trillion of Stimulus Spending DOT EARTH CO2 = Pollution.

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Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

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Last week, at the Model S unveiling in Los Angeles, Tesla revealed that an optional “ QuickCharg e &# battery would get a full charge in 45 minutes from a 480V outlet. WebWorkerDaily] GE Looking to Tap $2 Trillion of Stimulus Spending [Earth2Tech] Security Exaggeration or Real Threat: Is This the End of an Apple Era?

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