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Alcoa to restart curtailed aluminum smelting capacity at Portland Aluminium in Australia

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Alcoa Corporation announced that the Portland Aluminium joint venture plans to restart 35,000 metric tons per year (mtpy) of curtailed capacity at its aluminum smelter in the State of Victoria in Australia. The project is expected to create approximately 30 permanent roles at the smelter and about 50 temporary construction positions.

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Maine’s first electric public transit buses hit the road in Portland

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Maine’s first electric public transit vehicles – four Proterra ZX5 35-foot buses – went into service on the streets of Portland yesterday. The post Maine’s first electric public transit buses hit the road in Portland appeared first on Electrek.

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Formula E to race in Portland for first time ever per revised season 9 schedule

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The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship has posted a revised season 9 schedule that now includes Portland, Oregon. The approved race also makes Portland the only stop in the US for Formula E this coming season. The post Formula E to race in Portland for first time ever per revised season 9 schedule appeared first on Electrek.

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First UPS US delivery eBike debuts in Portland, Oregon

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This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Oregon, on 21 November 21. That model serves as a guidepost for the company’s new program in Portland. Portland was a logical choice for the first US deployment as UPS already uses traditional bicycles for delivery seasonally in the city.

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TriMet puts first Xcelsior CHARGE electric bus into operation; powered by Portland General Electric renewable energy

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TriMet partnered with Portland General Electric (PGE) to purchase, own, and maintain six ABB chargers and the related infrastructure. TriMet is operating the forty-foot Xcelsior CHARGE bus on Line 62-Murray Blvd in the Portland, Oregon metro area. New Flyer of America Inc. The program was funded in part with a $3.4-million

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SLB introduces low-carbon alternative for well construction cement that eliminates up to 85% of embodied CO2

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This innovative technology eliminates up to 85% of embodied CO 2 emissions compared with conventional well cementing systems, which include portland cement. In addition to its embodied CO 2 emissions, portland cement creates significant transportation-related emissions from manufacture to deployment.

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Nissan trialing eNV200 in Portland

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Nissan is working in collaboration with Portland (Oregon) General Electric (PGE) on a six-week trial to help determine the viability of an electric commercial vehicle in the US market. If we determine that e-NV200 fits into the US commercial vehicle market, we expect that Portland would be a leading driver for sales as well.

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Zipcar places Honda Fit EVs into Portland fleet

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has introduced the battery-electric 2013 Honda Fit EV ( earlier post ) into the Zipcar Portland fleet, with the first vehicles located at Portland State University (PSU). Zipcar, Inc. Charging stations for the EVs are provided by ECOtality, Inc.

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Schneider taking delivery of 92 Class 8 eCascadia electric trucks

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Schneider’s first Freightliner eCascadia, manufactured by Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), is set to roll off the assembly line at the Portland, Oregon, DTNA plant. The eCascadia is based on the Detroit ePowertrain, comprising Detroit eAxles—integrating electric motor, transmission and electronics—and batteries.

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EV Charging Rebate Highlight: Portland General Electric

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The post EV Charging Rebate Highlight: Portland General Electric appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. The PGE Business EV Charging Rebate Program is now open to business customers who install the Series 5 Multifamily, Series 6 Commercial, and Series 7 Fleet EV charging stations.

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Portland's Electric Avenue Relocates, Adds DC Fast Chargers

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It’s already been four years since Portland really charged ahead in its commitment to electric cars with Electric Avenue, a project that designated a city block of parking spots plug-in-only, peppered the block with a variety of charger hardware, and let EV owners have at it.

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car2go adding 30 smart fortwo electric drive vehicles to Portland operations

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car2go North America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, will add 30 smart fortwo electric drive vehicles (EV) to the car2go Portland, Oregon carsharing network. The EVs will join the 250 smart fortwo cars that were introduced when car2go launched in Portland on 31 March 2012.

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Ford and Portland General Electric Partner to Prepare Region for EVs

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Ford Motor Company and Portland General Electric will collaborate to help prepare the city of Portland and the Pacific Northwest for the operation of electric vehicles. Ford will draw upon PGE’s partnership with Portland State University to further study urban mobility and the integration of energy and sustainable design.

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Portland Car2Go Car-Sharing Fleet To Get Bike Racks

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For Portlanders, that will soon be a real possibility, as 250 vehicles in its Car2Go fleet will get bike racks. Portland was one of the first U.S. bike bicycle portland Car Sharing car2go youtube Oregon' Would you be more likely to use car-sharing if you could bring your bike along?

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Portland Airport Adds 42 Electric-Car Chargers, At 120 Volts; Here's Why

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DON'T MISS: Portland's. Installing more charging stations is important, but it's generally thought that they need to charge a car as quickly as possible, to lessen any inconvenience to owners. However, there's one place where speed just isn't that important.

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Car2Go Cutting Out Portland's Lower-Income, Racially Diverse Areas?

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The Daimler-owned car-sharing operation Car2Go recently announced that it was massively reducing its coverage area around Portland, Oregon. According to the company, it’s simply a smart business move, one that will keep cars in areas where they’ll be more likely to be used frequently, and less likely to be ‘stranded.’

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DOE to award up to $156M for applied R&D projects to drive industrial decarbonization

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Topic 8: Decarbonizing Forest Products. This topic will focus on decarbonization opportunities in energy-intensive drying, paper forming, and pulping processes.

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Oregon State partnering with Daimler on fuel-cell electric Class 8 truck for SuperTruck 3

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million awarded by the Department of Energy to Daimler Trucks North America, headquartered in Portland, and $199 million awarded overall by the DOE to fund 25 projects geared toward putting cleaner cars and trucks on America’s roads and improving the nation’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The work by Oregon State is part of $25.8

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Car2Go leaving Portland, Denver, other US cities due to "highly volatile" market

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Portland, Oregon is one of many larger cities in the U.S. currently undergoing a transportation shakeup that’s still confusing even to some transportation groups and policy wonks.

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Uber urges Portland drivers to lease electric cars

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In the wake of numerous recent PR setbacks, Uber may be able to help clean up its image with the launch of the Uber EV initiative in Portland, which supports the city’s green vision for the future. When you think of electric mobility, California might be the first state to come to mind—but Oregon is not far behind.

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Rocsys to supply autonomous CCS charging solutions to SSA Marine for electric yard tractors at Port of Oakland

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Last year we opened our first office in North America in Portland, Ore. Rocsys is an international venture-funded company with US operations based out of Portland, Oregon. Drivers will only have to park yard tractors near charging stations versus manually connecting vehicles to the stations.

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BMW Electric SUV, Natural-Gas Taxes, Portland's Electric Avenue: Today's Car News

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Today, BMW mulls an all-electric SUV, Congress passes fairer tax rules for natural gas, and Portland's Electric Avenue electric-car charging area moves and expands. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We have more information on Toyota's plans to expand California hydrogen fueling infrastructure for the 2016 Mirai.

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How to Find EV Incentives in Portland, Oregon EV Incentives: Make Your Investment Even Smarter

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For businesses based in Portland, Oregon, EV incentives are available at both the state and local level, and are among the most attractive and encompassing benefits in the entire country. For Portland-based businesses, however, the next step is to take advantage of the Oregon EV incentives at the state and local level.

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Tesla Trips Limousine Service Approved In Portland, Will Use Model S Sedans

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If you live in Portland, you''ll now be able to do so in the back of a Tesla Model S, thanks to Tesla Trips. The company, which normally organizes road trips around Oregon in the cars, applied back in April for a license to serve Portland as an executive limo service. The City of Portland has now.'

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A Guide to the Portland General Electric EV Charging Program

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To build an accessible and scalable electric vehicle (EV) charging experience for residents, businesses, public agencies, and school districts of East Multnomah County and the Portland area, Portland General Electric (PGE) is providing financial incentives to help bring EV adoption to Oregon.

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Freightliner eCascadia electric semi: Production version bows, will be made this year

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Production is scheduled to start later this year at Freightliner's Portland, Oregon, factory, the company said in a press release. After testing with customers, the Freightliner eCascadia electric semi truck debuted in production-ready form Monday. Freightliner claims to have about 700 orders for the truck.

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Federal funds to back Portland storefront for electric-car marketing, pop-up roadshows

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The advocacy group plans to set up a permanent storefront in downtown Portland that will showcase a variety of electric. Department of Energy announced Monday that it would award almost $1 million to Drive Oregon over three years, to fund a regional marketing campaign that will promote the benefits of electric cars to regional consumers.

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Uber and Wallbox to expand partnership to all of the US

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The roll-out is expected to follow four phases: os Angeles, Portland and Seattle in January. Additionally, the two companies are actively discussing a potential global roll-out program beginning in Europe and Canada. Phoenix, New York and Boston in February. The Midwest and Southeast in March. The rest of the US, excluding Alaska, in April.

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Best-Selling Nissan In Portland: Leaf Electric Car--Due To Electric Highway?

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Not Corollas or Ford Focus countrywide, of course--but apparently every other Nissan vehicle in March, in Portland, Oregon. We''ve already asked whether the Tesla Model S sells more units than the equivalent BMW, Audi or Mercedes--and now Nissan is outselling regular vehicles with its Leaf.

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Notes from the road: a guest post from Portland

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As Portland, OR gears up for yet another screening of Revenge, local EV'er and filmmaker J Bills recounts the scene at the Portland premiere back in November: Here in Portland, we still talk about the last time Chris Paine rolled through town with a movie; an early screening of 2006’s seminal “Who Killed the Electric Car?”

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Portland Welcomes Electric Avenue, Showcases Charging Stations

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These are just two of the questions Portland State University and Portland General Electric Co. Which electric car charging station is the best? And just how are public charging stations getting used? are hoping to answer with a two-year research project into electric car charging stations and their usage.

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Russian researchers develop wasteless joint processing of electric furnace and ladle slag to produce pig iron and clinker

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Scientists of Ural Federal University and the Institute of Metallurgy of the Ural Branch of RAS (Russian Academy of Sciences) have developed and successfully tested the technology of joint non-waste processing of electric furnace and ladle slag to obtain pig iron and Portland cement clinker.

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Portland’s sequel to Electric Avenue asks: How will we charge big electric trucks?

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Earlier this month, Portland General Electric and Daimler Trucks North America, which is headquartered in Portland, established a charging testbed for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks.

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Electric Island: First US charging station for electric semis is ready for megawatt fast-charging

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Developed by Portland General Electric and Daimler Trucks North America. They’re megawatt-level charging needs, when you consider how quickly trucks will need to pack the energy back in and not interrupt their daily, time-is-money business too much. Electric Island aims to meet those needs and more.

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Daimler Truck North America and partners to form JV for nationwide charging network for MD and HD commercial vehicles

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In cooperation with the local utility company Portland General Electric (PGE), DTNA opened the first-of-its-kind public charging site for commercial vehicles in the US in Portland, OR. NextEra Energy Resources is a significant investor in electric infrastructure and brings experience optimizing renewable energy and grid integration.

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Portland, Dallas Have Most Electric Car Charging Stations Per Head

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According to PlugShare (via good.is), however, Portland, Oregon and Dallas, Texas top the list. Ask most Americans to name the cities with the most public charging stations for electric cars per head of population, and they’ll likely mention Los Angeles and perhaps San Francisco.

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Daimler unveils new ‘first of its kind’ electric truck charging station

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Daimler and Portland General Electric (PGE) have unveiled today a new ‘first of its kind’ electric truck charging station in Portland, Oregon. more… The post Daimler unveils new ‘first of its kind’ electric truck charging station appeared first on Electrek.

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Megawatt charging for trucks, beef-fat biodiesel, BYD EV platform: Today’s Car News

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A Portland site is a template for big-rig fast-charging, and open for public use. Biodiesel from beef fat will soon be mass-produced by a Nebraska joint venture. And BYD gives a top-level preview of its third-generation platform for electric vehicles. This and more on Earth Day, here at Green Car Reports.

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Navistar First Launching eStar All-Electric Truck Sales in Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon will be the initial launch market for Navistar’s new eStar electric truck. Earlier post.). Navistar also announced its eStar dealer for the Pacific Northwest market: Cascadia International Trucks of Tacoma, Wash.

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Electric Cars: What Do Women Want?

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By Ellen Currey-Wilson As I walk around Portland, Oregon, these days, I see more electric cars on the road, and a fair number of them have female drivers. This is surprising based on what we know about electric vehicle sales in the past. According to a 2021 report from Hedges and Company, in the year […].

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Meet the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered container handler

Electrek

Portland, Oregon-based lift-truck designer and maker Hyster Company just announced that it’s now piloting the first hydrogen fuel cell-powered (HFC) container handler. The post Meet the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered container handler appeared first on Electrek.

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Rice, C-Crete team optimizes conversion of tire waste into graphene for stronger concrete

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Recycled tire waste is already used as a component of Portland cement, but graphene has been proven to strengthen cementitious materials, concrete among them, at the molecular level. wt % for carbon black and shredded tires—with Portland cement and used it to produce concrete cylinders. —James Tour. After 28 days, 0.1

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U Oregon researchers use machine learning algorithms to provide bicyclists with Green Wave capability; communicating with traffic signals

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Currently, the team has its eyes on “Better Naito” Parkway in Portland, Oregon, a bike-friendly corridor which contains multiple actuated intersections to draw data from.) Portland, OR: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), 2021. Typically, more data leads to stronger results when looking at machine-learning algorithms.

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