Tag: low carbon

Canada pours $76M into Alberta to drive low carbon economy including biofuel scale up

Canada pours $76M into Alberta to drive low carbon economy including biofuel scale up

November 3, 2020 |

In Canada, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced approximately C$100 million from the Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund to support initiatives in Alberta aimed at growing the clean economy. As a direct result of this funding, approximately 3,100 jobs will be created in the areas of construction, energy efficiency retrofits, clean technology innovation, industrial […]

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Study shows New Zealand could build renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry

Study shows New Zealand could build renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry

February 26, 2018 |

In New Zealand, the country could build a renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry – but only if the nation decides to act. A report by Crown Research Institute Scion outlines how the country could grow, process feedstock crops into green fuels particularly aimed at the heavy transport, shipping and aviation industries. Scion undertook extensive stakeholder […]

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Views from Napa Valley: A Peek at California’s Low Carbon Fuels Program

Views from Napa Valley: A Peek at California’s Low Carbon Fuels Program

October 11, 2015 |

By Michele Rubino, Special to The Digest A few years ago, when it was fashionable to consider California a failed State with a bankrupt, dysfunctional government and outrageously high taxes (only the latter is actually true), the State of Nevada started running ads in different California media markets to convince businesses to relocate. The response […]

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California’s Legislature Drops Petroleum Reduction to Pass SB 350; Approves Escalating State Procurement of Very Low Carbon Fuels; and Leaves Nearly $1B of Cap and Trade Revenue on the Table

California’s Legislature Drops Petroleum Reduction to Pass SB 350; Approves Escalating State Procurement of Very Low Carbon Fuels; and Leaves Nearly $1B of Cap and Trade Revenue on the Table

September 21, 2015 |

By Graham Noyes, executive director, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition Special to The Digest The first year of California’s legislative session ended dramatically with a mix of successes and setbacks for the low carbon fuel industry. California leads the nation on policies to combat climate change resulting in dramatic proposals like Governor Jerry Brown’s and Senate President […]

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California Low Carbon Fuels Coalition to launch amidst recent policy losses

California Low Carbon Fuels Coalition to launch amidst recent policy losses

October 6, 2014 |

In California, the Low Carbon Fuels Coalition will be launching to obtain continuous funding for the low carbon fuels industry through California legislation until 2016. The target legislation would establish multiple programs including rotating loans, funding for loan guarantee reserves, grant funding, and cost abatement for low-income citizens.  These programs will facilitate the rapid expansion […]

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