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Simon, Electrify America launch California’s first 350 kW charging station

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The ultra-fast chargers can deliver energy for up to 20 miles of range per minute US mall owner Simon has selected the San Francisco Premium Outlets as California’s first location for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems with recharging speeds up to 350 kW. As part of its ongoing sustainability strategy, …

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Air Liquide to build liquid hydrogen plant

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Air Liquide’s plant will begin construction in 2019 Air Liquide will build the first world-scale liquid hydrogen production unit dedicated to the hydrogen energy markets, located in the western US, and has signed a long-term agreement with FirstElement Fuel (FEF), a leader in retail hydrogen infrastructure in the US, to …

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Electrify America opens first California EV fast charging station

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Electrify America’s fast chargers can deliver 20 miles of range per minute The Country Hills Shopping Plaza in Torrance, California will be the first DC fast charging station to open in the state as part of Electrify America’s plan to install approximately 160 charging stations in California by June 2019. …

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Energy Commission approves US$8-million grant for hydrogen fuel cell station

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The fuel cell station will source its hydrogen from renewable biogas The California Energy Commission has voted to approve an US$8-million grant to develop a high-capacity hydrogen fuelling station to service and promote the expansion of zero-emission fuel cell electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach. …

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PG&E proposes to establish new commercial EV rate class

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PG&E will use a subscription model similar to mobile phone data plans Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to establish new commercial electric vehicle charging rates to help drive more rapid customer adoption. PG&E’s proposal will make EV charging …

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California schools deploys US’s largest fleet of zero-emission school buses

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The achievement will be celebrated The Lion Electric Co. alongside the opening of a new electrical centre 19 California school districts will be recognised as pioneers by The Lion Electric Co. for adopting zero-emission, all-electric school buses that benefit communities throughout California. The opening celebrates the largest deployment of electric …

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US EPA awards US$9.6 million in grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in California

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The EPA grants will help California buy a number of EVs The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded US$9.6 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants to public and private partners in California. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator, Mike Stoker, made the announcement at an event with the …

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Electrify America announces second US$200-million investment plan for California

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The investment will go to developing Electrify America’s EV charging infrastructure Electrify America has announced its next US$200-million investment in zero emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure as well as education and awareness in California, which is outlined in its Cycle 2 California ZEV Investment Plan submitted to the California Air Resources …

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CARB amends Low Carbon Fuel Standard for wider impact

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CARB’s legislation aims to reduce the carbon intensity California’s transportation fuel by 20% The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved changes to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) designed to make the programme a more versatile, comprehensive tool in the fight against climate change. Since 2011, the LCFS has …

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