EPA Automotive Trends Report 2012

The EPA recently released its 2012 report on light duty automotive technology, CO2 emissions, and fuel efficiency.  New to the report this year, due to the ever increasing selection of EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs, is Section VIII titled Alternative Fuel Vehicle Trends.  In addition to this section, the report covered several interesting topics related to[…]

Betting on Battery Breakthroughs

The demand for new battery technology for EVs and large scale power storage is driving investment and entrepreneurs into battery technology and development.  There are several new start-ups working on new battery chemistry, nanotechnology, and high density structures for EVs and the grid.  Several of these new startups are receiving grant funding from the DOE[…]

Green Shredding

Chris Reynolds, CEO of Green Shredders, was tired of being charged exorbitant amounts of money for shredding a single box of documents. Traditional shredding companies just did not support small-sized shredding projects. Thus, to help companies and individuals with small shredding jobs, he came up with Green Shredding. Green Shredding is located in downtown San[…]

Clean Cities Coalition Seeks Summer Intern

Interested in making a difference this summer? Work with Clean Cities and help the nation reduce its dependence on petroleum, lower carbon and local air pollutant emissions, and build a green economy! The San Diego Regional Clean Cities Coalition has been awarded funding by the U.S. Department of Energy for an internship for summer 2013[…]

More Funding for the California Vehicle Rebate Project

On February 28, 2013 the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted to expand the state’s clean vehicle rebate project (CVRP) with a reward of $4.5 million in additional funding. For those who are unfamiliar, the CVRP is funded by the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (ARB) and provides rebates of up to $2,500 for[…]