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The Hubcap: May 2020

Energy Office Launches EV Stakeholder Initiative- Survey Request

Acknowledging the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the Energy Office of the SC Office of Regulatory Staff continues to tap into the collective desire for remote, productive conversations during these challenging times. Knowing this topic is of interest to many, in coordination with the Palmetto Clean Fuels...

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Free Technical Assistance for Your Fleet

Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF) can provide free technical assistance to your fleet! PCF uses the Alternative Fuel-Life Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation Tool (AFLEET), which was developed in coordination with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and Argonne...

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USDA Announces $100 Million for American Biofuels Infrastructure

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture intends to make available up to $100 million in competitive grants for activities designed to expand the availability and sale of renewable fuels.

“America’s energy independence is critical to our economic security, and...

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Propane Autogas School Bus Fleets Staying Busy During Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has brought on new challenges for school districts, especially for school transportation directors. While fleets are no longer taking children to and from school every day, transportation directors are still searching for ways to assist in the education and wellness of the students. In some...

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Fulfilling the ‘Core Need’ of Transit

In July 2019, after years of research and planning, Rock Hill became the state's first public transit system to start up from the beginning with all electric buses. My Ride Rock Hill uses seven...

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Gotcha’s CEO on how the Micromobility Operator has the Resiliency to Withstand these Troubled Times

As the coronavirus pandemic is straining the economy, a lot of the micromobility sector is feeling the squeeze. What’s the key to surviving a potentially months long rough patch like this? Consolidation, variety, and a strong balance sheet. Newly formed Last Mile Holdings has all those and more.

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2020 Green Fleet Nominations Now Open

The 2020 ...

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You Asked for Station Locator Improvements – US Department of Energy Listened!

Based on feedback from Clean Cities coalitions and industry, the US Department of Energy (USDOE) Station Locator team released new features to enhance the user experience. Highlights are below, and we encourage you to visit the ...

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The International Energy Agency Reports on COVID-19’s Fuel Impact

​The COVID-19 pandemic represents the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades, with the drop in demand this year set to dwarf the impact of the 2008 financial crisis and result in a record annual decline in carbon emissions of almost 8%.

A new report released by the ...

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Fleets: The Road to Electrification

The future of transportation is swiftly being electrified. From the horse and carriage of early transportation to the internal combustion engine (ICE), transportation is evolving once again.

There are expected to be more than 18 million electric vehicles (EVs) on American roads by 2030. This represents about 7%...

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Zero-Emission Technology Inventory

The Zero-Emission Technology Inventory (ZETI) tool from Calstart is an interactive online resource to establish a current and...

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BMW Group: Intelligent Charging

The BMW Group is currently testing a novel charging strategy for electric vehicles that primarily charges when there is sufficient green power available on the grid.

If we want to combat climate change, we will have to rely less and less on fossil fuels and instead move towards solar and wind power in particular...

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Ingevity Acquires the Assets of Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc.

Ingevity Corporation (NYSE: NGVT) has announced that it has acquired the assets of Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP), Johns Island, South Carolina. Since 2013, Ingevity has worked with ANGP to advance adsorbed natural gas (ANG) bi-fuel vehicle technology made possible by...

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