Topic: Funding

How Should California Wind Down Its Fossil Fuel Industry?

June 1, 2020California is the seventh-largest oil-producing state. However, clean energy is the state’s future. By law, California must have 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045, and an executive order signed by former Governor Jerry Brown calls for economywide carbon-neutrality by the same year.

via Greentech Media

Nikola to Broaden Electric-Truck Sales Model

May 31, 2020Nikola and Ryder have mutually agreed to end their exclusive partnership on Nikola’s hydrogen-electric Class 8 trucks, allowing Nikola to work with major truck dealerships to sell and service Nikola trucks.

via TruckingInfo.com

Oregon DEQ releases timeline for Clean Fuels Program expansion

May 28, 2020The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on May 18 announced it has submitted detailed information to Gov. Kate Brown on how it plans to carry out her March 10 executive order that set a new goal for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction.

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Bloomberg’s new Electric Vehicle Outlook says sales of ICE vehicles peaked in 2017

May 28, 2020BloombergNEF’s annual Electric Vehicle Outlook forecasts trends in electrification, shared mobility and autonomous driving. The 2020 edition predicts a promising long-term future for EVs, and makes a number of interesting predictions.

via ChargedEVs

World’s biggest green H2 production plant will fuel stations in California

May 27, 2020The global energy company SGH2 is bringing the world’s largest green hydrogen production facility to Lancaster, California.

via NGV Journal

Danish Companies Partner on Sustainable Fuel Project

May 27, 2020A group of Danish companies have entered a partnership with the goal of developing a hydrogen and e-fuel production facility by as soon as 2023.  The project could deliver more than 250,000 tons of sustainable fuel to buses, trucks, maritime vessels and airplanes every year.

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Westport Fuel Systems to Supply CNG Solutions to GASTEC

May 27, 2020Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a supplier of advanced fuel delivery components and systems for low-carbon fuels, has been awarded a competitive tender bid by the Egyptian International Gas Technology Co. to supply 6,300 CNG sequential injection fuel systems into the growing Egyptian market in 2020.

via NGT News

Amazon is serious about self-driving technology, eyeing multi-billion dollar acquisition

May 27, 2020Amazon is in talks to acquire automated vehicle startup Zoox. Zoox was founded to develop software and hardware needed to create an ecosystem of electric-powered self-driving taxis, which users can call on via a smartphone application.

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Electric powertrain provider IRP Systems raises $17 million in Series B funding

May 26, 2020IRP Systems, a provider of electric powertrain products, has raised $17 million in Series B funding. Originally founded as an aerospace powertrain company, IRP recently made the strategic decision to redirect its products and software to address the rapidly growing demand in the automotive sector.

via ChargedEVs

Optimism for Post-Pandemic Natural Gas Fuel for Mobility

May 26, 2020The International Energy Agency recently released its report — 2020 Global Energy Review — which states energy demand will fall 6% in 2020. This represents the largest decline in 70 years in percentage terms, the largest ever decline in absolute terms, and seven times the decline after the 2008 global financial crisis.

via NGV Global

New Jersey energy group commits to sustainability with NGV initiatives

May 21, 2020South Jersey Industries (SJI) announced the formation of its Clean Energy and Sustainability team, responsible for the development, execution and oversight of all environmentally-friendly initiatives for the organization. These initiatives include:

via NGV Journal

Trucking’s road to zero emissions

May 21, 2020Until zero-emissions vehicles are more attainable, adding propane and CNG trucks can help reduce a fleet’s carbon footprint.

via Fleet Owner

Central Valley

A Snapshot of Central Valley Fleet Regulations and Incentives

Webinar Date: June 9, 2020 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News & Valley Fleet Support, for a webinar on current and emerging key rules and regulations, funding programs, and other support available for Central Valley fleets.

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Offset the cost of EVs with the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

May 18, 2020Fleets can offset the cost of EVs with the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

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AMPLY Power secures $13-million in funding for Charging-as-a-Service fleet products

May 18, 2020Fleet charging solutions provider AMPLY Power has secured $13.2 million in Series A funding from investors.

via Charged EVs

New Jersey State Capitol Building

New Jersey Makes Significant Commitments to Transportation Electrification

May 15, 2020New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition is pleased to report major new state initiatives, designed to stimulate the electrification of the transportation sector.

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