Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group adding testing center in New Mexico

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Now, the Autonomous Technology Group will extend its testing to New Mexico by building up a new testing center in Albuquerque. Expanding to a new location will support testing and provide data for more use cases of next generation vehicles on public roads starting this fall.

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El Paso Electric files transportation electrification plan with the New Mexico PRC

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El Paso Electric (EPE) has filed its Transportation Electrification Plan (TEP) with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission ( NMPRC ) for approval. El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility providing generation, transmission and distribution service to approximately 441,200 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000-square mile area of the Rio Grande valley in west Texas and southern New Mexico.

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Three New Mexico school districts to operate 17 Blue Bird propane school buses; first in state

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In a partnership with the New Mexico Public Education Department, Los Lunas Public Schools, Magdalena Municipal School District and Moriarty-Edgewood School District have each purchased school buses fueled by propane autogas.

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New Mexico Adopts Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Program

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The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) adopted by a vote of four to three greenhouse gas reduction regulations—called the most stringent in the US—that will reduce global warming pollutants through a regional cap on greenhouse gas emissions. The program will not be triggered unless at least 100 million on tons of emissions are included regionally, which ensures that New Mexico will not implement a trading program alone.

OriginOil and Sustainable Resources to build new Advanced Algae Center in New Mexico to support commercialization

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SRI) will contract with OriginOil, the developer of a technology to transform algae into a competitor to petroleum, to plan and deploy a new Advanced Algae Center devoted to algae commercialization. The Center will be located on the site of the original Aquatic Species Program in Roswell, New Mexico. Located in Roswell, New Mexico, the planned Advanced Algae Center was once the headquarters for the US Department of Energy’s Aquatic Species Program from 1978 to 1996.

2010 190

Tesla Sued Over New Mexico Model S Factory That Never Was

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Tesla Motors’ decision to purchase the former NUMMI automotive manufacturing facility in Fremont, California might have been one of its shrewdest business decisions to date. Not only did Tesla Motors [NASAQ:TSLA] obtain a pre-built facility --complete with the essential machinery it needed to build its 2012 Model S Sedan -- at the

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Tesla to build new EV plant in New Mexico!

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to be site for electric car production "New Mexico's biggest city will be home to an automobile assembly facility for Tesla Motors' all-electric, four-door, five-passenger sedan that will sell for at least $50,000." "The The $35 million facility on Albuquerque's west side will mean 400 new jobs, Gov. And GM keeps telling us the batteries aren't ready. AP via the Detroit News Link Albuquerque, N.M.,

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PHEV Day 142 -Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 Onward to Gallup, New Mexico

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More to come.! After delightful standing on the corner of Winslow, Arizona. with stayover at SUPER 8, right there on Historic Route 66, too! EVJerr

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PHEV Day Off - Friday, 27 February 2009 - Albuquerque, New Mexico. And e-Catching Up On Thingies -- Webblogging, Email, Energy,

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All, Hopefully at the Kirkland AFB library, right here in Albuquerque, on a PHEV Day Off, EVJerry plans to catching up on thingies. especially webblogging, email, and a tad of energy per rest & relaxation, too! Do check back later in the evening on the "Spirit" as well. Yet, remember to click on MAP and see where the "Spirit" is currently located, more or less! EVer, "Spirit" and EVJerry

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PHEV Day 144, Saturday, 28 February 2009, Holds a Two Variety of Folks Meeting at Flying Star plus Run to 41st State Capital, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Saturday morning holds first a get-together of two variety of folks in Albuquerque -- EVnthusiasts, especially from the EAA (Electric Auto Association) and testy New Mexico Mensans. Hope springs forth that tomorrow will see the resurrection of a new Albuquerque Electric Vehicle Association (ALBEVA).

PHEV Day 146 - Monday, 2 March 2009 - Las Vegas EVents. That's New Mexico's LV plus Run to Tucumcari. and Then, Amarillo, TX - 42nd State

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Stopping over at Mesalands Community College with CJ with automotive students plus Roscoe from the new wind turbine organization with immense wind turbine there as well. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Hopefully, Dr Peter Skelton from Memorial Middle School will be filling in narratives with pixs of 8th Graders bonding with the "Spirit". More to follow!

Loop Energy and BayoTech in joint market development agreement to accelerate deployment of hydrogen vehicles and fueling infrastructure

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BayoTech, headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an energy solutions company committed to addressing the global need for consistent, cost-effective supply of hydrogen through modular, scalable, and rapidly deployable hydrogen production systems.

Torc Robotics selects AWS as preferred cloud provider for self-driving truck fleet

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as its preferred cloud provider to handle the scale and speed needed for data transfer, storage, and compute capacity as the company prepares to deploy its fleet of next-generation self-driving test trucks in New Mexico and Virginia.

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HollyFrontier to build $350M renewable diesel unit at Artesia refinery; 125M gallons/year

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HollyFrontier Corporation, an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products, plans to construct a new renewable diesel unit (RDU) at its Artesia, New Mexico refinery (Navajo Refinery). We expect our new renewable diesel plant will generate attractive returns and help us meet our requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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USTMA report finds that recycling of end-of-life tires dropped from 96% in 2013 to 76% in 2019

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While tires remain one of the most recycled products in the US, end-of-life markets are not keeping pace with the annual generation of scrap tires, according to a new report released by the US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).

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Tesla Gigafactory: CA Could Waive Environmental Rules To Get It: Report

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But it chose Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas as the finalists for the Gigafactory site When Tesla Motors announced the short list of possible locations for its lithium-ion cell "Gigafactory," California wasn''t on it. The Silicon Valley electric-car maker is headquartered in Palo Alto and builds the Model S in Fremont, about 30 miles away.

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Where Should Tesla Put Its Battery Gigafactory? Reader Poll

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They are Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas, all of which are shown as candidate locations in the presentation Tesla put online When electric-car maker Tesla Motors released more information about its planned "gigafactory" to produce lithium-ion battery cells in the U.S., it revealed the four states it''s considering as plant locations.

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Advent Technologies to collaborate with Los Alamos, UT Austin, RPI, UNM and Toyota in the development of next-generation HT-PEM fuel cell technology

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2020 339

Xcel Energy wants 1.5M EVs in its service areas by 2030; 30x increase from today

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Xcel services customers in Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North and South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. We are already busy creating new charging options for customers, whether they are residential customers or companies and government agencies with large vehicle fleets. Our new, ambitious EV vision builds on this work as we continue to lead the clean energy transition and enhance the customer experience while keeping bills low.

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Study estimates that PM2.5 pollution in US was responsible for 107,000 premature deaths in 2011; 28% associated with transportation

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A new study by a team from the University of New Mexico, University of Washington and the University of Minnesota examines the health and economic impacts of PM 2.5 —University of New Mexico economics professor Andrew Goodkind. pollution (particulates and precursors) in the United States. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the study estimates that anthropogenic PM 2.5

2019 232

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

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New Mexico State University. The vision to revolutionize mobility within metropolitan areas is a new frontier in aviation. New Mexico State University. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $7.5

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Western Governors pledge to create electric vehicle charging network

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The governors of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to create a unified regional electric vehicle plan to allow electric vehicles to recharge and travel easily along the 5,000 miles of freeways in the western region.

2017 195

Sandia researchers can offer consulting to companies that license Sandia inventions

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The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) program lets for-profit companies team with Sandia researchers free of charge to solve technical challenges. million in assistance to 197 New Mexico small businesses in 27 counties. In a boost to technology transfer, Sandia National Laboratories has launched a program that lets researchers consult for companies that license their Sandia work. There is a need for this.

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Tesla Model S Road Trip Ends Without A Hitch In NYC

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Tesla Model S-driving trio Peter Soukup, Tina Thomas and Luba Roytburd successfully arrived in New York City after almost five thousand miles of driving coast-to-coast. After starting in Portland, Oregon on December 26, the team drove down the West Coast, before cutting across Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama Well, they made it!

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Joule Unlimited awards EPCM contract to Fluor for solar fuels demo plant

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to design and build a biofuels demonstration facility in New Mexico. Fluor Corporation was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Joule Unlimited, Inc., Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the fourth quarter of 2011.

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ExxonMobil doubles Permian Basin resources to 6B barrels via acquisitions

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billion barrels of oil equivalent in New Mexico’s Delaware Basin, a highly prolific, oil-prone section of the Permian Basin. This includes about 250,000 acres of leasehold in the Permian Basin, the bulk of that in contiguous, held-by-production units in the New Mexico Delaware Basin, with more than 60 billion barrels of oil equivalent estimated in place.

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Wyoming leads in vehicle miles traveled per person

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The states that follow Wyoming with the highest levels of VMT per person are Alabama, Mississippi, New Mexico, and North Dakota. The states that follow the District of Columbia with the lowest levels of VMT per person are New York, Alaska, Rhode Island, and Hawaii.

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.

Los Alamos-led study finds how to improve natural gas production in shale; hydrocarbon transport within nanopores

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A new hydrocarbon study led by researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory contradicts conventional wisdom about how methane is trapped in rock, revealing a new strategy to access the valuable energy resource more easily.

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Daimler Trucks and Torc partner with Luminar to enable automated trucking; Daimler Trucks acquires minority stake in Luminar

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Upon completion of the transaction, Luminar will be listed on the Nasdaq under the new ticker symbol “LAZR”. The Autonomous Technology Group is currently extending its testing to New Mexico by building up a new testing center in Albuquerque. Expanding to a new location will support testing and provide data for more use cases of next generation vehicles on public roads starting 2020. Lidar developer Luminar Technologies, Inc.

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Researchers develop effective exhaust catalyst for lower temperature exhaust

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Researchers at Washington State University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of New Mexico have now devised a catalyst capable of reducing pollutants at the lower temperatures expected in advanced engines. Their work, published this week in the journal Science , presents a new way to create a more powerful catalyst while using smaller amounts of platinum—the most expensive component of emission-control catalysts.

EIA: US Permian Basin oil production and resource assessments continue to increase

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The land area over the Permian Basin covers more than 75,000 square miles in 43 counties of western Texas and southeastern New Mexico. However, more than half of the rigs that have been added in the Permian are concentrated in just five counties: Reeves, Loving, Midland, and Martin counties in Texas and Lea County in New Mexico. Crude oil production in the US Permian Basin is expected to increase to an estimated 2.4

2017 163

BMW and Nissan partner to deploy dual fast chargers across the US

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Each of these new locations will offer a dual 50 kW DC Fast-charging station with both CHAdeMO and CCS (Combo) connectors, serving owners of both Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 electric cars, as well as all EV drivers in the US whose vehicles are equipped with quick-charge ports.

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Cadillac embarks on first hands-free cross-country highway drive with Super Cruise

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A group of stakeholders and media will put the power of Super Cruise technology to the test in twelve Super Cruise-equipped Cadillac CT6 vehicles, which departed from Cadillac House in New York City and will travel to Los Angeles, California. The multi-state, cross-country drive marks the first time that Super Cruise technology will be demonstrated on New York City freeways.

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Kinder Morgan to invest ~$1B on new CO2 system for EOR

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will build and operate a new, 213-mile (343 km), 16-inch diameter pipeline to transport carbon dioxide from the company’s St. The new Lobos Pipeline will have an initial capacity of 300 million standard cubic feet per day and will support current and future enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects owned by Kinder Morgan and other operators in the Permian Basin of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P.

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Los Alamos County, NM Takes Delivery of Refuse Truck with Eaton Hydraulic Hybrid Launch Assist

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Los Alamos County, new Mexico recently took delivery of the first hydraulic hybrid refuse truck in the State of New Mexico: a Peterbilt Model 320 equipped with Eaton’s hydraulic launch assist system (HLA) ( earlier post ) and a Wayne Curbtender residential automated side loader. Los Alamos National Laboratory will take delivery on a new Peterbilt Model 320 hydraulic hybrid, equipped with a New Way Mammoth 40 front loader, in September, 2010.

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Quantum Information Edge alliance launches to accelerate quantum computing R&D

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The alliance also includes experts from the University of Maryland, Duke University, Harvard University, University of Colorado Boulder, UC Berkeley, Caltech, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of New Mexico. It could transform the design of solar cells, new materials, pharmaceuticals, agricultural fertilizers, and probe the mysteries of physics and the universe, among many applications.

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ConocoPhillips converting 30 trucks to LPG this year, 300 more over next 5

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ConocoPhillips has been testing ROUSH CleanTech propane vehicles in the field since 2011, logging thousands of miles in northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado. ConocoPhillips will convert 30 trucks to propane autogas this year and replace more than 300 more trucks over the next five years with vehicles powered by propane fuel technology.

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Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. Signs MOU With Hyperion Power to Manufacture Small, Modular Nuclear Reactors in China and Market World-Wide

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signed a memorandum of understanding with New Mexico-based Hyperion Power Generation, Inc. When the reactor has exhausted its fuel, it is returned to the factory and a new reactor is installed in its place. Alternate Energy Holdings is the US’ only independent nuclear power plant developer seeking to build new power plants in multiple non-nuclear states. Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc.

2010 228

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.

2014 220

Sapphire Energy and Institute Of Systems Biology partner on commercial algae production

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The company recently began operating the first phase of its 300-acre commercial demonstration Green Crude Farm, also known as an Integrated Algal Bio-Refinery, in Columbus, New Mexico, in partnership with the US Department of Energy. In addition, Sapphire Energy operates a 22-acre research and development facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where it can develop new technology and apply it from bench to demonstration scale.

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Solar fuels company Joule teams with DNV GL for commercial validation of CO2-to-fuels production process

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This cleared the catalyst for commercial use at the company’s demonstration plant in Hobbs, New Mexico. Joule, the developer of a process for the solar conversion of CO 2 to liquid fuels, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with DNV GL, a leading provider of technical assurance and advisory services to the energy industry. The next step will be to define the specific areas of collaboration that will accelerate the global production of CO 2 -neutral fuels.

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GlobalData: best performing wells in Permian break-even at as low as US$22 per barrel

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The Permian basin is a large oil and natural gas producing area largely located in the western part of Texas and the southeastern part of New Mexico. All 26 operators included in this analysis have new wells that break-even below a price of US$50 per barrel.

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