Hy Stor Energy developing green hydrogen hub in Mississippi

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The first major project, the Mississippi Clean Hydrogen Hub, is under active development and has multiple sites permitted for hydrogen storage. The planned scale of the Mississippi Clean Hydrogen Hub is up to 10 times larger than any other green hydrogen project under consideration in the US and would be one of the largest in the world.

Nissan to build two all-new, all-electric models at Mississippi assembly plant

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Nissan’s Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Mississippi will become a center for US EV production, including the INFINITI brand. The company is investing $500 million in Nissan Canton to support production of two all-new, all-electric vehicles. Production is expected to begin in 2025. Nissan’s investment is supported by strong partnerships with state, county and local governments.


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Alabama, Mississippi to assess oil sands resources in their states

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Alabama and Mississippi are forming a partnership to further study the oil sands resources in the two states, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced on Saturday while speaking to the Southern States Energy Board. The State of Alabama has the third largest oil sands resource in the United States, which may extend into the State of Mississippi.

Announcing the launch of SmartCharge Mississippi

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Waterloo, Ontario: FleetCarma is proud to announce the launch of SmartCharge Mississippi, a new electric vehicle (EV) pilot program in partnership with Mississippi Power (Southern Company). Rose Ann Pegoda, Marketing team leader at Mississippi Power.

Tesla asks fans in Oklahoma and Mississippi to fight new bills to ban direct sales of electric cars


Tesla is using its community platform to ask fans in Oklahoma and Mississippi to help defeat new bills that could be used to ban direct sales of electric cars.

Nissan announces plan to produce 2 new electric vehicles at Mississippi factory where it produces pickup trucks


This week, Nissan announced a plan to invest $500 million into its Canton, Mississippi factory to prepare for the production of two new electric vehicles.

Toyota begins Corolla production in Mississippi

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Toyota opened Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi (TMMMS), the company’s new $800-million plant outside of Tupelo that assembles the Corolla. TMMMS, Toyota’s fourteenth North American plant, has the annual capacity to produce 150,000 vehicles. The Nikkei notes that the launch of the new factory means that Toyota is now supplying the North American market for the mainstay model almost entirely with locally made vehicles.

Argonne National Laboratory and Mississippi State University partner on next-gen energy storage

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The US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Mississippi State University (MSU) are collaborating to develop new technologies that address next-generation energy storage challenges. This collaboration will include joint research to build next-generation batteries for the electric grid that meet the challenges caused by tornadoes, hurricanes and other weather events. New discoveries could enhance the load-balancing capabilities of the grid in the Southeast region.

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EcoCAR 2 Year One Winner: Mississippi State University

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EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future named Mississippi State University, with its series-parallel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle design, the Year One winner at the EcoCAR 2012 Competition in Los Angeles. The Mississippi State University team produced top tier design reports, won Best Facilities Inspection, Best Final Technical Report, Best Project Initiation Approval Presentation, Best Trade Show Evaluation, and Best Controls Presentation categories.

GreenTech Auto shutters its doors, closes Mississippi factory

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GreenTech Automotive opened a plant in Mississippi in 2014, first saying it would manufacture a small, two-seat electric vehicle called the MyCar there. The harsh reality of high costs and the inexorable heft of the auto industry have claimed another electric-car startup. It later struck a deal with Chinese automaker JAC Motors to develop an. China neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars Startups GreenTech Automotive

Sinopec purchasing 50% of Chesapeake Energy leasehold in Mississippi Lime unconventional play for $1.02B

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (Sinopec) executed an agreement which provides for Sinopec to purchase a 50% undivided interest in 850,000 of Chesapeake’s net oil and natural gas leasehold acres in the Mississippi Lime play in northern Oklahoma (425,000 acres net to Sinopec). Chesapeake in the Mississippi Lime.

Mississippi Approves $75M Loan to Catalytic Pyrolysis Startup KiOR for Biomass to Renewable Oil Plant

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KiOR, developer of a catalytic pyrolysis process to produce renewable oil from biomass, will receive a $75-million state-backed loan from Mississippi to bring the first three of its full-scale production facilities to the state. The first site will be built in Columbus, Mississippi and could open by the end of 2011. Clarion Ledger.

Mississippi State University Takes First in Year Two of EcoCAR Competition With Biodiesel EREV

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Students from Mississippi State University placed first in the 2010 EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge finals in San Diego, Calif. The Mississippi State University EcoCAR team chose to design an EREV hybrid with a 21.3 In addition to the overall winner’s award, Mississippi State won nine additional awards including performance events in auto-cross and acceleration. The winner: the MSU biodiesel EREV. Click to enlarge.

Enerkem Plans $250M Biomass and Waste-to-Biofuels Project in Mississippi

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the developer of a thermochemical (gasification and catalytic synthesis) process to produce synthetic fuels from biomass and waste ( earlier post ) plans to build and operate a second-generation biofuels production facility located in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Plans call for the plant to be built, owned and operated by Enerkem Mississippi Biofuels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Enerkem. Enerkem Inc.,

Biomass to sugars and lignin company announces new name, new CEO, $30M in funding and a $75M deal with Mississippi to build plants in state

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Virdia, formerly HCL CleanTech, a developer of cellulosic sugars, announced a number of major company milestones, including a new brand and CEO, its latest funding round, and a $75-million deal with the Mississippi Development Authority to build manufacturing plants in the state. The company also announces that it recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mississippi Development Authority to build manufacturing facilities in the biomass-rich state.

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Study Says Demand For EVs, Hybrids Is Higher Than Average In Rural US


Mississippi is the state with the largest increase in electric and electrified vehicle sales, followed by Hawaii

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Nissan, Infiniti Announce Two New US-Made EVs Coming In 2025


The unnamed EVs from Nissan and Infiniti will be built in Canton, Mississippi, following a $500 million investment

Nissan and Infiniti announce US-built EVs due in 2025

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Nissan is planning to build two fully electric vehicles at its Canton, Mississippi plant, starting in 2025, the company revealed Thursday. One will be a Nissan-brand vehicle, the other the first U.S.-market market electric vehicle for Infiniti.

GreenTech Unveils 4 Fuel Efficient Prototypes, Seeking Investors for Mississippi Production Plant

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GreenTech, a small startup company with old ties to Brilliance China Automotive, recently unveiled 4 fuel efficient prototype vehicles that they hope to build at a production plant in Mississippi. In order to begin production, GreenTech is searching for $2 billion in investments to begin construction of a plant on 1,500 acres of land in

Toyota To Finish Construction of Mississippi Plant, First U.S. Made Prius Hybrid to Run Off the Line by 2011

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Toyota has decided to go forward and finish off the small details at its newly built plant in Tupelo, Mississippi. Work on the plant began back in 2006, but the company halted completion last December due to a dwindling economy and potential financial issues. The outside of the manufacturing facility is complete, though it lacks any car

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Department of Interior awards initial $560M to 24 states to plug, cap and reclaim orphaned oil and gas wells

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Fifteen states will utilize Initial Grant funding to set up methane measuring capacity while 6 states—including California, Mississippi and West Virginia—have committed to measuring methane before and immediately after remediation. Arkansas and Mississippi will receive $5 million each to support methane measurement and begin plugging wells. Mississippi. *.

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VW ID.4 review, Tesla sales surge, Bolt EV restart, EV6 and Ioniq 5 availability: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker announced plans to build two EV models in Mississippi? Which automaker opened reservations for an Ohio-built EV? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending February 18, 2022. In a review of the Volkswagen ID.4

PHEV Day 160 - Thursday, 19 March 2009 - Spring'ing Up to Jackson, Mississippi - 45th State Capital to be Visited by the "Spirit"

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Then, on to the Mississippi Craft Center. for possible opportunity charge and linking up with hosting Mississippi Mensans. EVer from sunny & bright and EVer so green Mississippi, "Spirit of DC" and EVJerry (202) 486-5450Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Soon the "Spirit" will moveth EVJerry to Jackson, MS, on Hwy 49 for a photo op session at the 45th State Capital to be visited.

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Study: EV Demand Growing Faster in Rural Areas

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According to a study by iSeeCars.com, Mississippi had the highest growth in hybrid/electric vehicle market share, with 240.9% growth. Hawaii and Utah took the second and third spots

Driving electric in the south – it’s possible, but charging infrastructure needs to expand


Last month, I set out on a road trip in a Ford Mustang Mach-E in the south of the US from Asheville, North Carolina to Jackson, Mississippi, and back to see if the traditionally more conservative region is ready for the electric revolution.

Students’ biodiesel electric car takes first place

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There were celebrations all around Mississippi State University after its students scooped first place in the 2010 EcoCar: The NeXt Challenge finals in San Diego, California. Tags: Biofuels Electric cars Green cars Latest news A123Systems biodiesel biodiesel electric car EcoCar EcoCar challenge electric car range extended vehicle Mississippi State University Penn State University Virginia Tech

PHEV Day 159 - Wednesday, 19 March 2009. In Mississippi - 45th State and the STATE Where Toyota Will Do Prius Productions, Hopefully Prius PHEVs

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, EVnthusiasts, One & All - This Wednesday afternoon, after a late night's lodging with Cousin Ben Asher in Gulfport, the "Spirit" is taking an opportunity charge at the Orange Grove Branch Library in Harrison County, Mississippi, thanks to Children/Youth Service Librarian, Ms Lorianne Hawkins l.hawkins@harrison.lib.ms.us. Being in Mississippi also means the State where Toyota will do Prius productions, and hopefully, Prius PHEVs.

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Is Louisiana Planning To Charge EV Owners $400/Y While Rejecting Increased Gas Taxes?

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You can always tell when you cross the state line–the roads are smoother in Mississippi, Texas, and Arkansas. Louisiana is well known for having severely bad roads. Recently, there was a bill proposed to increase gasoline taxes and tax EV owners $400 per year to own an EV in the state.

easyJet and Rolls-Royce partner on hydrogen engine development for range of aircraft; H2ZERO

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This will be followed by a full-scale ground test of a Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 jet engine—a range of location options are being assessed for this including the Rolls-Royce test facility in Mississippi. easyJet and Rolls-Royce are partnering to develop hydrogen combustion engine technology capable of powering a range of aircraft, including those in the narrow-body market segment.

USDA invests $26 million in biofuel infrastructure to expand availability of higher-blend renewable fuels in 23 states

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The announcement includes investments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas and Wisconsin. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $26 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states.

DOE, GM, Mathworks launch EcoCAR Electric Vehicle Challenge; 15 universities selected

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Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS). The US Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with General Motors (GM) and MathWorks, announced the launch of the EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge , a collegiate research and experimental learning competition that challenges hundreds of students to engineer novel technologies for battery electric vehicles through a combined $6-million investment.

Elevance acquires first North American biorefinery

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which is commercializing olefin metathesis technology ( earlier post ), has acquired the Delta BioFuels facility in Adams County, Mississippi. The Mississippi Development Authority worked with company and local officials to help facilitate the project. Through the Mississippi Industry Incentive Financing Revolving Fund, MDA provided assistance for upgrades at the Natchez/Adams County Port, as well as a $25 million loan to the company. Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc.,

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Tesla Gigafactory Spending, Carbon-Capturing Power Plant, Koch Brothers Back Direct Sales: Today's Car News

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Today, find out how much money Tesla has spent on "Gigafactory" construction in Nevada so far, see details of a new carbon-capturing power plant in Mississippi, and find out why the Koch Brothers support Tesla direct sales. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla has spent over $50 million on its Gigafactory project in Nevada so far, a new

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GM Spring Hill to run on 100% solar power by 2022

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The energy will be supplied by a solar farm in Lowndes County, Mississippi, currently under development by Origis Energy. General Motors expects its Spring Hill Manufacturing plant will be powered by 100% solar energy beginning in late 2022.

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bp starts up Manuel project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico; 20,100 boe/d

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The bp-operated wells, drilled to a depth of approximately 21,000 feet, are located on Mississippi Canyon block 520, east of the bp-operated Na Kika platform in 6,625 feet of water, approximately 140 miles off the coast of New Orleans.

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Rolls-Royce announces new hydrogen engine program; updates on hybrid-electric research

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A range of location options are being assessed for this including the Rolls-Royce test facility in Mississippi.

DOE: California had highest concentration of plug-in vehicles relative to population in US in 2015: 4.68 PEVs/1,000 people

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Mississippi had the lowest concentration of PEVs, but all 50 states and the District of Columbia had at least some PEVs. In 2015, only five states had more than two plug-in vehicles (PEVs) registered per 1,000 people, according to figures compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE). California had the highest concentration of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) with 4.68 PEVs per 1,000 people. Hawaii had the second highest concentration with 2.94

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

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Mississippi State University – lead University. Mississippi State University. Mississippi State University – lead University. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $7.5 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).

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Phillips 66 to convert Alliance Refinery to terminal facility

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The Alliance Refinery, located on the Mississippi River in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, 25 miles south of New Orleans, employs approximately 500 employees and 400 contractors. Phillips 66 plans to convert its Alliance Refinery in Belle Chasse, La., to a terminal facility. The refinery suffered significant damage from flooding from Hurricane Ida in August. The conversion is expected to take place in 2022.

Velocys reports ENVIA’s GTL plant has reached 200 barrels/day milestone; confirms site for first US biorefinery

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Earlier this month, signed a site option agreement with Adams County in the State of Mississippi for its first US biorefinery to be located in Natchez, Mississippi. The project expects to qualify for additional incentives worth up to $15 million, provided via Mississippi’s Advantage Jobs Act and other statutory tax incentives.

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Mullen selects Comau for build-out of vehicle body shop for FIVE EV Crossover

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Mullen Automotive, an emerging EV manufacturer, announced a strategic alliance with Comau, a leading Italian systems integrator and solutions provider with longstanding experience in the automotive sector, for the build-out of a vehicle body shop at Mullen’s Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center (AMEC) in Tunica, Mississippi.

US DOE awards KiOR loan guarantee supporting a more than $1B biofuels project; drop-in fuels from wood biomass

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The first two plants are expected to be in Mississippi, with additional sites planned in Georgia and Texas. This project is designed to complement an earlier Mississippi agreement, which requires KiOR to build three plants in Mississippi before 2015. The first plant under that agreement (and the company’s first commercial unit overall) will be located in Columbus, MS and funded by the proceeds of a $75-million loan from the State of Mississippi. KiOR, Inc.,

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