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Elio Motors Inc’s application for a U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (ATVM) loan has passed the first of three phases of review, is now “substantially complete,” and in the “due diligence” phase. The U.S.-based start-up is seeking $185 million in total to accelerate plans to begin production of its enclosed, three-wheeled gas-saving […]

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Hyundai collaborated with the House Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Caucus and the Department of Energy on yesterday to highlight the U.S. introduction of its Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell. The company says it is the Tucson Fuel Cell is the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicles in the U.S. retail market. In a briefing organized by the […]

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Oregon LNG will be sending North American-sourced natural gas to Asia…Quite the change from the usual discourse of too much energy being imported. On July 31 the company received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with […]

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General Motors announced it is joining the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, pledging to reduce the energy intensity of its manufacturing plants and facilities by 25 percent in 10 years. GM said the Better Plants Challenge is a component of the Better Buildings Challenge, a broader-based initiative that provides technical solutions […]

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While reducing the energy used by a vehicle is important, so is reducing the huge amount of energy needed to produce said vehicle. General Motors said it is participating in The Better Buildings, Better Plants program, a U.S. Department of Energy program to reduce energy costs, per unit of production, at 25 of its U.S. […]

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Drive Oregon yesterday announced that it has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge, a collaborative initiative to increase the number of U.S. employers offering workplace charging by tenfold in the next five years. To help reach this goal, Drive Oregon has hired Zach Henkin to lead its work in this area. Drive […]

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ChargePoint, Inc. announced June 11 the completion of its ChargePoint America Program with more than 4,600 shipments and installations of its home, public and commercial EV charging ports. In May 2010, ChargePoint was awarded a $15 million dollar matching grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the Transportation Electrification Initiative administered by […]

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