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The Hubcap: February 2019

SAVE THE DATE: Biodiesel Stakeholder Tour and Listening Session

Join the Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition for a Biodiesel Stakeholder Tour and Listening Session on March 26, 2019 from 10 AM - 2 PM at Green Energy Biofuel – Aiken Facility. This event will bring together members of the biodiesel industry to discuss issues facing the biodiesel market and find ways that policy can help...

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Green Fleet Leader Award Application Now Open!

This award will be presented to the stakeholder organization(s) that best demonstrate leadership and excellence in clean transportation and alternative fuel activities in South Carolina. Awardees acknowledge the environmental, economic, and national security benefits of reducing consumption of fossil fuels and have...

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Ingevity Unveils Low-Pressure Adsorbed Natural Gas Fueling Station in Support of its ANG Bi-Fuel Vehicle Technology

Ingevity has completed the construction of a low-pressure adsorbed natural gas (ANG) fueling station at its global headquarters and technical center in North Charleston, South Carolina. The fueling station will supply natural gas to ANG bi-fuel vehicles outfitted with storage cylinders containing Ingevity’s Nuchar®...

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Request for Annual Reporting Numbers

As 2019 begins, Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF) is preparing to compile the 2018 Alternative Fuel and Petroleum Reduction Report for the US Department of Energy.
 
Palmetto Clean Fuels collects data on the following:
  • alternative fuel usage,
  • reduction in vehicle miles traveled,...

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Median All-Electric Vehicle Range Grew from 73 Miles in Model Year 2011 to 125 Miles in Model Year 2018

In model year 2011, there were just three different models of all-electric vehicles (AEV) available and their ranges on a full charge (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) spanned from 63 to 94 miles. By model year 2018, the number of AEV models increased to 14 and the available ranges expanded as well,...

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The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is Available Now

Just in time for the beginning of the new year, the 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The Guide is published annually by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and offers data on current model year vehicles.

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100 Best Fleets: Join the Best in The Nation!

The national call for submissions is now active for the 100 Best Fleets! Fill out an application for the opportunity to have your fleet ranked against some of the best in the nation. There is no cost to participate.

Criteria for determining the 100 Best Fleets ranges from creativity to staff development. The...

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Residential Rate Design and Electric Vehicles

In a presentation to staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Nancy Seidman and Jessica Shipley of the Regulatory Assistance Project explored the key role of utility rate design in advancing transportation electrification....

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