Tagged Legislation

Development of Biogas in Colombia: Phase 1 Legislation

By Niyireth Torres Currently this is the ideal time to promote the progression of biogas for urban utilization in Colombia. Global power markets are in favor of sustainable infrastructure, with trends that suggest a permanent shift towards natural gas and renewable. An indication of this shift is the growth of electrification of the world’s secondary…

Jumbo and Goodfuels partner to test drop-in Bio-Fuel Oil on offshore decommissioning project

By mmillikin Leading global heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor Jumbo, and commercial, sustainable marine biofuel company GoodFuels, are partnering to test Goodfuels’ marine Bio-Fuel Oil on an offshore decommissioning project. Bio-Fuel Oil has already undergone three years of intensive testing with marine engine manufacturers. The second-generation drop-in Bio-Fuel Oil—a replacement for…

Mercedes-Benz introducing A- and B-Class plug-in hybrid models

By mmillikin Mercedes‑Benz Cars is introducing plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label in the A- and B-Class. These new models, equipped with third-generation hybrid drive, include the A 250 e (combined fuel consumption 1.5-1.4 l/100 km (156.7-167.9 mpg US), combined CO2 emissions 34-33 g/km, combined electrical consumption 15.0-14.8 kWh/100 km); A 250 e Saloon…

‘Orphaned’ renewable credits get reprieve in House bill #USA

By National Wind Watch An assortment of expired renewable energy sources would see long-term extensions under new bipartisan House legislation introduced this week. The “Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act,” introduced Tuesday by Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and Scott Peters (D-Calif.), would extend the investment tax credit (ITC) and production tax credit (PTC) for qualified…

The other road toll we can no longer ignore

By Graeme McLeay We are confronted daily in the media with the violent and deadly results of crashes on our roads and the tragedy that befalls those involved. Seat belts, improved vehicle design, drink driving legislation and other measures have seen the number of road deaths decline from a high in 1970 of almost 3,800…

Arkansas Senator visits LM Wind Power plant for American Wind Week

By Michelle Froese U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, visited the LM Wind Power Little Rock plant this week to watch production of the giant turbine blades that drive wind farms throughout the region. The plant is an example of the good manufacturing jobs that wind…

Tier 1 Musashi invests in solid-state battery company KeraCel; long-term partnership

By mmillikin Tier 1 Musashi invests in solid-state battery company KeraCel; long-term partnership Japan-based Tier 1 Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co., Ltd. has invested in KeraCel Inc., a Silicon-Valley-based venture developing solid-state batteries using 3D printing technologies. The long-term strategic partnership with KeraCel allows Musashi to have priority rights to produce and to supply solid-state batteries…

Proterra launches Proterra Powered vehicle electrification solutions to enable OEMS to build high-performance EVs for commercial fleets

By mmillikin Electric bus manufacturer Proterra launched Proterra Powered vehicle electrification solutions, leveraging Proterra’s electric vehicle technology and expertise to help commercial vehicle manufacturers electrify their heavy-duty vehicles. Proterra has developed high-performance battery systems, electric drivetrain technology, and standardized, heavy-duty charging systems for commercial vehicle applications. Proterra technology and equipment helped the Proterra Catalyst transit…

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