The Hubcap

The Hubcap: September 2019

Register for the 2019 Southeast Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Symposium

Join Palmetto Clean Fuels and the South Carolina Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Alliance for an all-encompassing discussion about hydrogen and its capabilities. This event will culminate with a tour of BMW’s hydrogen-powered material handling fleet and refueling infrastructure. Representatives from industry and utilities, as...

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VIDEO: Greenville Deploys Electric Buses Made Locally by Proterra

Watch how the City of Greenville supports South Carolina businesses and clean transportation with the acquisition of four brand new Proterra electric buses. With help from federal grants, Greenlink was able to acquire these innovative, quiet, and clean modes of transportation.
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More Than Half of Transit Buses in the US Were Powered by Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technologies in 2018

According to the American Public Transit Association (APTA), alternative fuels and advanced hybrid drivetrains powered more than half of all transit buses in 2017 and 2018. In the ten-year period from 2008 to 2018, the share of conventional diesel buses dropped from 70% to 42%. Natural gas and diesel hybrid drivetrains...

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ENERGY STAR Specification for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment

In late 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a...

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Speaker Presentations Available from the 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference

Speaker presentations from the 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference and Expo held August 6th – 8th in Durham, NC are now available and can be viewed here!

Each year, the Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference and...

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Manufacturing Accounted for 40% of Employment in the Motor Vehicles and Component Parts Sector in 2018

Forty percent of employment in the Motor Vehicles and Component Parts sector in 2018 was in manufacturing. Repair and maintenance employment was nearly as large (37%). The wholesale trade, distribution, and transport category was another 20%, with the professional and business category adding 3% of employment in the...

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University of South Carolina and Clemson University awarded $2 million in funding to advance H2@Scale

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $40 million in FY 2019 funding for 29 projects to advance the H2@Scale concept. Two of those projects were awarded to academic institutions within the Palmetto State. The University of South Carolina will receive $1 million to...

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Upcoming Events

6th Annual Columbia’s National Drive Electric Week
September 21, 2019
9:00am – 1:00pm
Soda City Market
Main Street, Columbia, SC

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