Tag: transportation

President Biden signs Executive Order with new zero-emissions vehicles goals

President Biden signs Executive Order with new zero-emissions vehicles goals

August 8, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., President Biden signed an Executive Order on Friday that sets an ambitious new target to make 50% of all new vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles, and also kicks off development of long-term fuel efficiency and emissions standards to save consumers money, cut pollution, boost public health, advance environmental justice, and tackle […]

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Ways2H and ELEMENT 2 collaborate on 40 waste-to-hydrogen refueling stations

Ways2H and ELEMENT 2 collaborate on 40 waste-to-hydrogen refueling stations

June 27, 2021 |

In the United Kingdom, Ways2H and Element 2 will collaborate on the production and distribution of renewable hydrogen fuel made from waste for public transit and other modes of transport in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Europe. Ways2H will deliver facilities that convert garbage to hydrogen gas to Element 2’s network of hydrogen refueling stations […]

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USGC promotes biofuels contribution to decarbonizing transportation

USGC promotes biofuels contribution to decarbonizing transportation

May 30, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council’s Latin America office recently showcased ethanol’s role in long-term fuel decarbonization policies to 70 government officials from 19 different countries in the region and held webinars in partnership with the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) to promote the use of biofuels as the most reliable source for achieving […]

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DOE announces $162M to decarbonize cars and trucks, includes electric, renewable fuels, hydrogen

DOE announces $162M to decarbonize cars and trucks, includes electric, renewable fuels, hydrogen

April 25, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy unveiled two funding opportunities totaling more than $162 million to improve efficiency and reduce carbon emissions among cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles and will focus on electrifying freight trucking, as well as plug-in hybrid systems using renewable biofuels, and hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. EERE’s Vehicle Technologies […]

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Landfill’s methane gas to offset up to 75% of VIA’s bus fuel demand

Landfill’s methane gas to offset up to 75% of VIA’s bus fuel demand

January 3, 2021 |

In Texas, San Antonio Report reports that there will be enough methane from decaying waste in a private San Antonio landfill harvested via a CPS Energy, VIA and EDL initiative to offset the need for fossil fuel use by most of VIA Metropolitan Transit’s bus fleet. “CPS Energy, VIA, and energy company EDL are working […]

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NREL research into fueling big rigs could help more hydrogen vehicles hit the road

NREL research into fueling big rigs could help more hydrogen vehicles hit the road

May 3, 2020 |

In California, National Renewable Energy Laboratory researchers suggest a shift in long-haul trucking toward hydrogen would necessitate a coast-to-coast network of fueling stations and answers to certain questions like bottlenecks, challenges, fueling methods and protocols and other questions they are now looking at to expand hydrogen’s usage as a fuel. With few exceptions, most of […]

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Ethanol and electric vehicle supporters come together on fuel plan

Ethanol and electric vehicle supporters come together on fuel plan

March 28, 2020 |

In Minnesota, more than 20 organizations including ethanol companies, agriculture associations, electric utilities and others have come together in the state to push a “technology-neutral” policy aimed at decarbonizing transportation, which has surpassed electricity production as the state’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, according to Aberdeen News. “Supporters say the idea, which is likely […]

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Big Bucks coming from DOE – $300M for sustainable transportation includes $100M for biofuels

Big Bucks coming from DOE – $300M for sustainable transportation includes $100M for biofuels

January 26, 2020 |

No, we aren’t going to be riding on the backs of big bucks for transportation, but transportation will be changing with the big news from Washington, D.C. at the Washington Auto Show, that the U.S. Department of Energy is investing nearly $300 million in funding for research and development of sustainable transportation resources and technologies. […]

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Preliminary US Emissions Estimates for 2018

Preliminary US Emissions Estimates for 2018

January 13, 2019 |

In New York, Rhodium Group’s latest report said after three years of decline, U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose sharply last year. Based on preliminary power generation, natural gas, and oil consumption data, they estimate emissions increased by 3.4% in 2018. This marks the second largest annual gain in more than two decades — surpassed […]

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Heating up in Hawaii – Hot news from sea to shore

Heating up in Hawaii – Hot news from sea to shore

June 24, 2018 |

With summer heating up and many headed to shorelines and beaches all around the world, we focus on Hawaii which has been surfing up lots of news lately. Just a few days ago, the United States Geological Survey revealed that the Kilauea volcano is undergoing the “largest scale collapse” of its summit in recent history. […]

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