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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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.

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

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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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

2009 36

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

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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.

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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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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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.

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).

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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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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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USBR cuts 613,000 acre-feet of water from Colorado River users; Lake Mead to operate in Shortage Condition 1 for 1st time

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Mexico: 80,000 acre-feet, which is approximately 5% of the country’s annual allotment. The US Bureau of Reclamation released the Colorado River Basin August 2021 24-Month Study. This month’s study projections are used to set annual operations for Lake Powell and Lake Mead in 2022.

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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

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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.

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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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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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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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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.