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How the City of Austin Reduces its Carbon Footprint
NASA Fleet Reduced Petroleum Fuel Use by 62%

NASA Fleet Reduced Petroleum Fuel Use by 62%

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has replaced two-thirds of its fleet with vehicles that run on cleaner fuels, including biofuels and electricity, and is now working on further expanding electrification.

October 10, 2016

State of the Alternative-Fuel Industry

State of the Alternative-Fuel Industry

With advancements coming in leaps and bounds across all advanced and alternative fuels used as fuel for transportation, a snapshot is needed of the main types. Learn about how these fuels started, where they are at today, and forecasts and predictions for the future.

May 7, 2014

Smallest State Gears Up for Big Transportation Impacts
An Alt-Fuel Pioneer in Oklahoma

An Alt-Fuel Pioneer in Oklahoma

Central Oklahoma Clean Cities’ Yvonne Anderson has played a critical role in establishing alternative fuels in the Sooner State.

October 15, 2013

Best Practices in Emissions-Reduction Strategies

Best Practices in Emissions-Reduction Strategies

Delivery, food, and beverage fleets — and everything in between — have proven that it is possible to reduce emissions today, with just a small investment in time and money.

January 10, 2013

Pennsylvania Fleets Attract $4.4M in Alt-fuel State Grants

HARRISBURG, PA -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced it will award more than $4.4 million in Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants to 12 projects across the state. The projects will help develop the state’s natural gas and electric vehicle infrastructure.

October 31, 2011

California Energy Commission Prioritizes Alt-Fuel Funding Goals

The California Energy Commission last week unanimously adopted the state's third annual transportation energy investment plan. The latest investment plan for the Energy Commission's Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program prioritizes $100 million in state funds to leverage funding and investments from federal agencies, research institutions, private investors, auto manufacturers and other stakeholders.

September 13, 2011

Volvo Develops Range Extenders for EVs

Volvo Develops Range Extenders for EVs

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN -- Volvo Car Corp. said it is producing test cars with range extenders -- electric cars that are fitted with a combustion engine to increase their effective range.

July 19, 2011

How Much Green Does It Take to Go Green? Preparing & Understanding AFV Lifecycle Costs

Studies Raise Concerns About EV Electricity Costs, Biofuel Infrastructure

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - A Purdue University economist has released two separate studies -- one on electricity costs for California electric vehicle owners, another on infrastructure requirements for the federal Renewable Fuel Standard. The studies, both overseen by agricultural economist Wally Tyner, underscore issues that could hinder plans to expand use of these alternative fuels for vehicles.

January 18, 2011

Calif. Awards $9.6 million for EV, Alt-Fuel Projects

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Energy Commission has approved eight grants to fund projects aimed at advancing the manufacture of electric vehicles and vehicle batteries, adding vehicle charging stations, and encouraging the use of biofuels. The grants leverage more than $9.6 million in state funding with $11.9 million in private funds.

November 9, 2010