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Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars

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Following an announcement at the New York International Auto Show last week, 16 major automakers are joining forces with seven states to promote sales of electric vehicles to consumers. New York Marketing New York Auto Show plug-in cars New Jersey Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island Vermont New HampshireWhen companies want to sell more of something, they market it. Now, at long last, electric cars are about to get the same treatment.

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Fired worker sues N.H. dealership alleging COVID-19 regulation violation

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A fired worker of a New Hampshire Chevrolet dealership is suing his former employer, alleging his rights have been violated beneath the Households First Coronavirus Response Act, amongst different legal.

Beneficial Electrification League launches rural electric school bus initiative

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The Beneficial Electrification League (BEL), a Minnesota-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing understanding on the benefits of electrification through education, announced a new initiative to accelerate the deployment of electric school buses (ESBs) in electric cooperative service territories throughout the country. New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (representing New Hampshire co-op consumer-members).

3 things I learned road tripping across 12 states in our Tesla Model 3


It did great, so when it came time to head cross country with our two cats from Florida to New Hampshire over three days, we decided to give it a go. We got our Tesla Model 3 Rear-Wheel Drive, estimated range of 267 miles, in June 2021.

States with the highest and lowest truck traffic on interstate highways

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New Jersey. New Jersey. New Hampshire. New Hampshire. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. This analysis examined truck traffic as the percentage of all traffic on interstate highways in the individual states and the District of Columbia. The calculations combined the percentages of vehicle distances traveled by single-unit trucks and combination trucks (but not light trucks) published by the Federal Highway Administration. The data are for 2019.

DOT and DOE announce nearly $5B over 5 years for new national EV charging network; $615M in FY2022

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The US Departments of Transportation and Energy announced nearly $5 billion that will be made available under the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program to build out a national electric vehicle charging network. These corridors will be the backbone of the new national EV charging network. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York.

Tesla’s Elon Musk pledges to expedite service center openings


According to the New World Encyclopedia , Northeast US consists of nine states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. New Jersey has four Tesla Service Centers, while Pennsylvania has three.

AAA Foundation study: red light running deaths hit 10-year high

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Per capita, Arizona has the highest rate of red light running fatalities while New Hampshire has the lowest rate. More than two people are killed every day on US roads by drivers running through red lights, according to data analysis performed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The most recent crash data available shows 939 people were killed in red light running crashes in 2017—a 10-year high and a 28% increase since 2012.

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Latest generation diesels power 36% of US commercial trucks

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Some states have the new diesel technology in more than two-thirds of their fleets. Beginning in 2011, all new heavy-duty trucks were equipped with selective catalytic reduction and particulate control technologies, which combine to achieve stringent new EPA emissions requirements for NONO x x emissions of no more than 0.20 Indiana, Texas and California rank highest in the greatest total numbers of new Class 8 heavy-duty trucks.

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2012 Nissan Leaf Now Available In Colorado, Northeastern States

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Nissan announced yesterday that it has added six new states to its list of places you can buy its all-electric Leaf hatchback; Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York. While the 2011 Nissan Leaf wasn’t ready for cold weather, the 2012 Leaf should cope with harsh winters in colorado and the northeast

Nissan brings LEAF to new US markets

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Orders for the 2012 Nissan LEAF begin today in Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York. A prioritized ordering phase begins today for individuals with existing reservations in these new markets. Nissan will open new reservations and orders to the general public. Nissan will expand into additional new markets as the year continues. Nissan North America Inc.

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Renewable Energy Group has sold 1 billion gallons of biodiesel

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Private investors, including West Central, provided capital enabling the company to grow, both organically and through acquisitions in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, New Jersey and Texas. Renewable Energy Group, Inc. REG) announced that it has sold a cumulative one billion gallons of biodiesel during its 17-year history.

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EPA announces $46M for latest Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding

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The maximum amount of federal funding that may be requested per application varies by Region: Region 1 (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) will accept applications requesting up to $1,000,000 in grant funds. Region 2 (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, U.S. Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas) will accept applications requesting up to $2,500,000 in grant funds.

New Illinois law raises speed limit to 70 mph on rural highways

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a new law to increase the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph (105 to 113 km/h) on rural four-lane highways, and to lower the limit by five mph for excessive speeding. The new law also includes an additional safety provision, which lowers the limit by five mph at which drivers may be charged by law enforcement with excessive speeding. The new law lowers that threshold to 26 mph over the limit to increase safety on Illinois roads.

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3 East Coast states and DC first to participate in TCI-P cap-and-invest program for transportation

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The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and the mayor of the District of Columbia announced that theirs will be the first jurisdictions to launch a new multi-state program that the principals expect will invest some $300 million per year in cleaner transportation choices.

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NG Advantage lands contracts for trucked natural gas

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NG Advantage’s first compressor station will serve enterprise customers in Vermont and adjacent New York and New Hampshire. The company plans rapid expansion throughout the northern New England region and beyond.

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BMW and Nissan again partner to add 174 more DC fast chargers in US with EVgo

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Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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U.S. Mint Honors Game Developer Ralph Baer

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The New Hampshire American Innovation coin, which recognizes the first in-home video game console, mimics an arcade token. On the other side, the words New Hampshire and Player 1 are engraved on a stamped background.

US new light-duty diesel sales dropped slightly in 2016 to 280,000 units from 300,000 in 2015

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The US added more than 280,000 new diesel passenger vehicles across the country in 2016, with Texas, California and Florida having the highest numbers of diesel vehicles, according to a Diesel Technology Forum analysis of the latest Vehicles in Operation (VIO) data compiled by IHS Automotive (December 2016). Three Northeastern states had the highest percentage of new diesel car and SUV registrations in 2016: Vermont (+35%), Maine (+29%) and New Hampshire (+12%).

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US vehicle miles travelled up 3% in first 9 months of 2016 to 2.4 trillion miles

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compared to the same period last year, lengthening a series of consecutive monthly increases that started in April 2014, according to preliminary new data released by the US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The new data, published in FHWA’s latest “ Traffic Volume Trends ” report—a monthly estimate of US road travel—show that more than 265.5 US driving topped 2.4

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Tesla Model S Plaid dismantles previous EV hot lap record by nearly five seconds


Washington in Gorham, New Hampshire. A Tesla Model S Plaid driven by professional electric vehicle driver Blake Fuller recently dismantled the previous EV hot lap record at Sebring Raceway in Highlands County, Florida, which was not close.

EPA approves emergency gasoline fuel waivers for 16 states and DC

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exercised its authority under the Clean Air Act temporarily to waive certain federal clean gasoline requirements for gasoline sold and distributed in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, District of Columbia, New York, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

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EPA announces ~$44M in DERA funding to reduce emissions from diesel engines

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Region 1 (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) will accept proposals requesting up to $1,000,000 in grant funds. Region 2 (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, U.S. Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas) will accept proposals requesting up to $2,500,000 in grant funds.

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Toyota reduces pricing on 2014 Prius Plug-In in US

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The Prius Plug-in is available in 15 states (California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and Hawaii). Toyota has reduced the MSRP on the 2014 Prius Plug-in Hybrid by more than $2,000, making the starting MSRP $29,990 (excluding dealer preparation and handling, DPH).

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NEESC releases 2015 hydrogen & fuel cell development plans for eight Northeastern states; power generation and transportation

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Broadly, NEESC observes, demand for new electric capacity is expected to increase, due in part to the replacement of older, less efficient, base-load generation facilities. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New York. Based in New England, New York and New Jersey, the network focuses on the innovative development, production, promotion and deployment of hydrogen fuels and fuel cells to meet the pressing demand for energy storage solutions.

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Toyota announces priority registration website for Prius Plug-In Hybrid

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announced the introduction of a new Online Order System that will launch later this year for the all-new Prius Plug-in Hybrid. The new Online Order System will allow customers the convenience of configuring their own vehicle from any web browser, select their dealership of choice (within 15 launch states), and track their order through production, distribution and delivery. Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc.,

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US auto dealers sue Mahindra & Mahindra over diesel pickup and SUVs

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by dealerships in New Hampshire, Florida, California, New Jersey, and Washington. A group of US automobile dealers filed a lawsuit (Case 1:12-cv-01935-TWT) on 4 June with the United States District Court, Northern District Of Georgia, Atlanta Division accusing the Indian truck manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd. and its US counterpart of fraud, misrepresentation, and conspiracy.

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Clean Energy Capital to develop first commercial-scale sugarcane ethanol plant in US

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Other states are considering adoption of the same low carbon fuel standard as California, including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.

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Connecticut Light & Power in NU EV research study; Plug My Ride

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We’ve worked hard to make Connecticut an early market for electric vehicles, so we’re excited to launch New England’s first comprehensive, hands-on EV study. NU has already installed charging stations at company offices in Berlin and Hartford, Connecticut; Springfield, Massachusetts; and Manchester, New Hampshire. To further raise awareness of plug-in EVs, NU developed a new theme, “ Plug My Ride ,” to connect consumers and other groups interested in electric transportation.

EIA: E85 fueling station availability is increasing, but slowly; in 2% of all retail stations

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While states in the Midwest corn-growing region continue to add significant numbers of new E85 retail locations, California, New York, Colorado, Georgia, and Texas have also experienced rapid growth of E85 availability, adding more than 49 retail locations each between 2007 and 2013. California and New York have seen some of the fastest growth in new E85 fueling stations, increasing from fewer than a dozen stations combined in 2007 to more than 80 stations each in 2013.

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Ensyn begins generation & sale of cellulosic biofuel RINs under RFS2

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In the final rule, EPA noted that the main difference between the original definition of heating oil (#1, #2, or a non-petroleum diesel blend) and the new category is that the new category will include heavier types of fuel oil with larger molecules. Ensyn’s RIN generation is being led by the supply of 300,000 gallons/year of RFO to Memorial Hospital, located in North Conway, New Hampshire, under a five-year, renewable contract.

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Researchers Develop Model for Locating and Forecasting Sunken Oil Following Spills

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The model was developed for the Emergency Response Division of NOAA/NOS/OR&R (NOAA’s Ocean Service Office of Response and Restoration), in Seattle, and the project was funded by the Coastal Response Research Center, University of New Hampshire. Researchers at the University of Miami (UM) have developed a computer model for finding and projecting in time sunken oil masses on the bottom of bays after a spill.

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Nissan LEAF arrives in new markets

Green Cars News

The availability of the Nissan LEAF electric car in the US has now been expanded – after the vehicle became open for orders across a range of new states. Orders for the 2012 Nissan LEAF are now available in Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York with deliveries to take place by [.].

Former CEO of American Electric Power Dies at 94

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He worked in managerial positions in New York, Ohio, and Virginia, then became AEP's chief executive in 1976 and served in that role until he retired in 1991. He served for two years and was stationed at Fort Monmouth in New Jersey. Willis S. Pete" White Jr.

Ensyn and Memorial Hospital sign supply agreement for RFO cellulosic biofuel

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Ensyn Fuels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ensyn Corporation, has signed a contract with Memorial Hospital of North Conway, New Hampshire for the supply of RFO (Renewable Fuel Oil), Ensyn’s advanced cellulosic biofuel. Memorial will be able to use its existing boilers to combust the new fuel.

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Tesla outlines its policy for Solar Panel Removal and Reinstallation


Tesla has released new details that outline its policy for the Removal and Reinstallation of its solar panels on its website. Relocation : For this type of R&R, you are moving and request that we remove your solar system from your current home to reinstall it at your new home.

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Study finds global rivers and streams emitting 3x IPCC estimates of the GHG N2O

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This new global emission estimate is startling. While more than 99% of denitrified nitrogen in streams is converted to the inert gas dinitrogen rather than nitrous oxide, river networks are still leading sources of global nitrous oxide emissions, according to the new results. Clifford Dahm of the University of New Mexico; Walter Dodds of Kansas State University; Nancy Grimm of Arizona State University; Sherri Johnson of the US Forest Service in Corvallis, Ore.;

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EPA announces availability of $26M for projects to reduce diesel emissions from existing fleet

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The top and bottom funding limits that will be considered for each proposal varies by region: Region 1 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont): EPA is requesting proposals between $100,000 and $800,000. Region 2 (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, U.S. Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas): EPA is requesting proposals between $400,000 and $2,700,000.

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Prius Plug-In eligibile for a $1,500 California consumer incentive plus $2,500 Federal tax credit

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The CVRP program offers rebates to individuals, business owners, non-profit groups, and government entities that purchase or lease new eligible zero-emission or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. At launch, the Prius Plug-in Hybrid will be available in the following 14 states: California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia. Toyota Motor Sales, Inc.

Study reorders significance of fungal and bacterial decomposition of organic matter; impact on climate models

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In a 23-year experiment, a team from Lund University, Sweden, and the University of New Hampshire has determined that the common understanding of how organic material is decomposed by fungi and bacteria is fundamentally wrong. This means that climate models that include microorganisms to estimate future climate change must be reconsidered, they said. When a plant dies, its leaves and branches fall to the ground.

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EV Readiness Index Study shows which U.S. States are most prepared for an electrified future


A new survey that reveals the EV Readiness Index, a 1-5 ranking in several factors that effectively grades a state’s preparedness for an electrified future, shows that many states are on their way, only a few are ready, and several are nowhere close.

Rhode Island's Renewable Energy Goal a Beacon for Other States

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But Rhode Island plans to fill the gap with as much as 600 megawatts of new wind power. New Mexico could potentially shape a renewable energy supply from its bountiful sunlight. Its focus on renewables looks past New England’s largest source of carbon-free energy: fission.