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Realizing Greater Efficiency and Emissions Reduction in Commercial Applications

Realizing Greater Efficiency and Emissions Reductions in Commercial Applications

Webinar Date: August 3, 2021 at 10:00am PSTGain access to fleet case studies on alternative low carbon fuels and discover the latest sustainability innovations from technology manufacturers and fuel providers.

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Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Would Help California meet its Climate Goals

June 23, 2021President Biden's infrastructure plan uses an expansive definition that includes roads, homes, highways, bridges, water system and the electricity grid.

BREATHE Southern California

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2021 State of Sustainable Fleets Shows Continued Growth of Clean Tech Availability, Adoption

May 26, 2021GNA’s 2021 Market and Trends Brief shows that even with the COVID-19 pandemic, the clean tech industry made progressive, sustainable steps.

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Oil That Cooked Fries Is Now Refueling Planes

May 19, 2021Neste Oyj is betting that sustainable aviation fuel, SAF, will appeal to businesses eager to cut carbon emissions. The company also expects the fuel’s higher price won’t be an obstacle, as post-pandemic air travel resumes with a more climate-conscious mindset.

via Transport Topics

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Renewable Diesel, Biodiesel Cut GHG Emissions in California

May 18, 2021Renewable diesel and biodiesel are playing a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector in California, according to newly released data from the California Air Resources Board on California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program.  

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Deposits keep TuSimple on pace for driverless trucks by 2024

May 17, 2021Ten fleets put down deposits on nearly 7,000 Navistar tractors running TuSimple’s self-driving solution that would run across the Southern U.S. by 2024 and possibly curtail the industry’s driver shortage.

via Fleet Owner

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ACT Expo Announces Agenda, Upcoming Webinar Series

May 6, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach August 30 through September 2, 2021, setting the stage for another innovative event.

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Sustainable airline fuels are coming to aviation

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Airlines Get Lift from Corporate Allies in Shift to Sustainable Fuels

May 5, 2021Some of the world’s biggest corporations are signing on to help decarbonize the aviation industry just as business travel is expected to rebound this year and send greenhouse gas emissions soaring.

via Politico

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US Government Wants To Discuss BioFuels With Airlines

May 5, 2021According to Reuters, a US House panel met with biofuel and airline industry representatives recently to discuss more sustainable aviation fuel or biofuels.

via Simple Flying

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Avfuel Expands SAF Reach

May 5, 2021KTRK is the first general aviation airport in its region to make SAF available for jet and turbine aircraft that use the airport, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and aligning with the airport’s sustainability goals.

via Aviation Pros

State of Sustainable Fleets 2021 Launch Event

Attend the State of Sustainable Fleets 2021 Launch event on May 26 at 8:30 am PT to learn about what the latest fleet data tells us about our new clean fleet reality.

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Avfuel delivers Neste MY SAF to Textron Aviation, Bell Textron

May 4, 2021The two companies have agreed that Avfuel will supply Textron Aviation with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its Wichita headquarters location on an ongoing basis. Textron Aviation will use the product as “fly away fuel” for new aircraft deliveries as well as to fuel customer demo flights.

via Biomass Magazine

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Study: Biodiesel Packs Major Health, Economic Benefits

May 4, 2021As the trucking industry considers the costs, challenges and social impacts of switching to alternative fuels to reduce its carbon footprint, the National Biodiesel Board has released a report on the health and economic impacts of replacing ultra-low sulfur diesel with 100% biodiesel.

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Southwest Airlines and Phillips 66 Partner on SAF Development

April 26, 2021Southwest Airlines is teaming up with Phillips 66 to support the development and commercialization of sustainable aviation fuel. The two companies completed a memorandum of understanding April 22 for the project, which will focus on public awareness, research and development.

via Smart Energy Decisions

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ExxonMobil, Global Clean Energy Expand Renewable Diesel Agreement

April 26, 2021ExxonMobil and Global Clean Energy, a developer of sustainable, non-food energy crops for use in biofuels, have expanded their five-year agreement to increase ExxonMobil’s purchase of renewable diesel up to 5 million barrels per year.

via NGT News

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Crowley completes first US design for fully electric tug with autonomous technology

April 20, 2021Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric US tugboat with autonomous technology.

via Green Car Congress