New Mexico adopts Clean Cars Rule

Green Car Congress

The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board (AQCB) have each adopted the Clean Car Rule after a joint public hearing. Their independent approval of the Clean Car Rule allows California’s Advanced Clean Cars to be implemented statewide in New Mexico beginning 1 July 2022. —New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Cabinet Secretary James Kenney.

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

Green Car Congress

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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2021 New Mexico Wildfires: When, Why, and How to Stay Safe

EV Obssesion

By Vijay Limaye Noah Long More frequent and intense wildfires in New Mexico are a clear sign that the climate crisis is here. The post 2021 New Mexico Wildfires: When, Why, and How to Stay Safe appeared first on EV Obsession. Research Science New Mexico Wildfires

Xcel Energy launches EV smart charging pilot in Colorado; Transportation Electrification Plan for New Mexico approved

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Xcel Energy has launched a new pilot for customers of five major automakers to make it easier for consumers to make the switch to electric vehicles in Colorado and to charge their EVs at times when renewable energy production is high and demand on the energy grid is low. We’re excited because this pilot enables new paths to help manage the grid as we move to increase renewable generation on our system to approximately 80% by 2030.

Tesla finds loophole to New Mexico’s dumb ban by launching on tribal land

Electrek

Tesla has found a loophole to get around New Mexico’s ban on direct car sales by launching their first store and service center on tribal land. more… The post Tesla finds loophole to New Mexico’s dumb ban by launching on tribal land appeared first on Electrek.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

Tesla sidesteps New Mexico ban by building service center in tribal land

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Tesla has effectively sidestepped a New Mexico law that was barring the company from operating a service center for EV owners in the state. For the longest time, Tesla owners in New Mexico had to drive out-of-state to centers in Colorado or Arizona just to get their vehicles serviced.

New Mexico ski resort looks to reach net-zero emissions with help of a 100% electric snow groomer

Electrek

Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico recently became the first North American ski resort to use a fully-electric snow groomer, by putting a PistenBully 100 E into operation.

Tesla Finds Loophole Around New Mexico’s Ban On Direct Car Sales

InsideEVs

By building on tribal land, Tesla has seemingly bypassed a law preventing them from building stores and service centers in New Mexico

New Mexico Adopts Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Program

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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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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Tesla Sued Over New Mexico Model S Factory That Never Was

Green Car Reports

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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Daimler Truck subsidiary Torc Robotics opens Technology and Development Center in Stuttgart

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Torc’s testing facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico, allows daily, multi-shift runs of Torc’s autonomous test trucks on highways in New Mexico and Texas.

First drive review: 2022 Polestar 2 single motor beats Tesla on build quality, remixes priorities

Green Car Reports

Polestar flew me to Santa Fe, New Mexico and tossed me the keys to the 2022 Polestar 2 single-motor front-wheel-drive model. Suddenly there’s an attractive, premium, reasonably priced, electric car that doesn’t have a Tesla badge.

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US EIA: US crude oil production fell by 8% in 2020, the largest annual decrease on record

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The Federal Offshore Gulf of Mexico saw the largest decrease in crude oil production, falling by 245,000 b/d (13%) to an annual average of 1.65 Several hurricanes and tropical storms struck the Gulf of Mexico last year, causing operators to evacuate platforms and shut in production.

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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,

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

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

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

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).

Antelope Valley adds 16 more BYD electric buses to fleet

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BYD has also been selected as a vendor for transit buses and motor coaches in statewide contracts for California and New Mexico.

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EGEB: This New Jersey community solar farm gives landfill a new purpose

Electrek

MW community solar project in New Jersey nears completion. Albuquerque, New Mexico, launches an Electrified Dealer Program to help car dealers sell EVs. more… The post EGEB: This New Jersey community solar farm gives landfill a new purpose appeared first on Electrek.

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!

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As states continue to use less coal for electricity, driving electric vehicles becomes even cleaner

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New Mexico. New Mexico Ohio. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Battery electric vehicles are only as clean as the energy source used to generate the electricity that powers them. The calculated relative amounts of well-to-wheels emissions of greenhouse gases from eight different energy sources are shown in the table below. The calculations were based on the data developed by the Union of Concerned Scientists.)

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Rolls-Royce reports successful 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel test flight

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The aircraft flew from Tucson airport in Arizona, passing over New Mexico and Texas, with a Trent 1000 engine running solely on 100% SAF while the remaining three RB211 engines ran on standard jet fuel, arriving back at the airport three hours and 54 minutes later.

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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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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.

Emerson and BayoTech partner to scale production and distribution of low-cost, modular SMRs for hydrogen production

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Using Emerson’s programmable logic controller and edge control technologies, remote monitoring and Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, the unmanned, fully autonomous skids will operate and be monitored remotely from BayoTech’s Albuquerque, New Mexico headquarters.

Hyundai makes Series B investment in hydrogen and fuel cell catalyst maker Pajarito Powder

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Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Pajarito Powder develops and commercializes advanced electrocatalysts for fuel cells and electrolyzers. Pajarito Powder manufactures a range of catalyst products using its own intellectual property as well as intellectual property licensed from the University of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) in Québec, Canada.

DOE awards $19M to 13 initiatives in fossil-fuel areas to produce rare earth elements and critical minerals

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Appalachian Basin — Central (Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia): The Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research at Virginia Tech plans to promote regional economic growth and foster new job creation by accelerating the extraction and processing of rare earth elements and critical minerals resources from coal, coal sediments, coal ash, coal refuse and impoundments, acid mine drainage and other basin-specific resources in the Central Appalachian region.

Cooler EV Charging Cables, EV Infrastructure, Irizar e-mobility, EV Fast Charging, Tesla, GM

EV Obssesion

New Mexico utilities to invest more than $11 million in electric vehicle infrastructure and education programs Electric Buses Irizar e-mobility strengthens its position in Bulgaria with a new contract award for Stara Zagora, a city in the centre of the country […].

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

Green Car Congress

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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Honda tests Gen 2 prototype electric autonomous work vehicle with Black & Veatch

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Honda and Black & Veatch have successfully tested the prototype Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) at a Black & Veatch construction site in New Mexico. The result is a new category of capable work vehicle that can be deployed in a variety of dynamic work environments.

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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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Where Should Tesla Put Its Battery Gigafactory? Reader Poll

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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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.

EVA election results are in!

Electric Auto Association

We are delighted to welcome our new National EVA Board Members! Growing up in Sunland Park, New Mexico, Jonathan learned early the value of education, the strength of our community, and the power of investing in the future.

Neste, NuStar expand renewable fuel hub in Northern California

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As more states, such as Washington, New Mexico, and New York, progress and adopt clean fuel standards, Neste will be ready to move quickly and supply renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel into these markets. Neste and NuStar Energy L.P.

WHYY reports Philadelphia’s Proterra electric bus fleet sidelined due to cracked chassis and other defects

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BYD buses were removed from service in Indianapolis for upgrades due to range issues, while officials in Albuquerque, New Mexico, returned 15 BYD buses for similar reasons, Briggs reported. Philadelphia’s public media organization WHYY, also the local PBS and NPR station, reports that the regional public transportation authority SEPTA has sidelined its entire fleet of 25 Proterra electric buses since February 2020.

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

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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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What is Advanced Clean Cars and why does it matter?

Plug in America

These standards are created by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), but have since also been adopted by 17 other states, including Nevada, Oregon, Virginia and, most recently, New Mexico. Advanced Clean Cars, also known as Clean Cars Standards, is a set of standards designed to put more zero-emission vehicles on the road and improve air quality.