California and San Diego Reach EV Milestones

According to the Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative (PEVC) zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales in California have surpassed 100,000.   PEVC and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have been keeping track of the number of ZEVs sold in the state since December 2010.  This milestone positions California closer to reaching Governor Jerry Brown’s goal of 1.5 million[…]

Oberon DME Receives RFS Approval

September 3, 2014 – Southern California’s Oberon Fuels Inc. (Oberon) announced that the U.S. EPA approved its dimethyl ether (DME) as a renewable identification number (RIN) eligible product under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).   EPA determined that compared to baseline diesel fuel, the biogas-based DME produced by Oberon lead to in an estimated 68% reduction[…]

Hydrogen Road Map Progress Report Webinar – September 15

Hydrogen Progress, Priorities and Opportunities (HyPPO) Report Join the California Fuel Fell Partnership (CaFCP) for a progress report on A California Road Map: The Commercialization of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles that established the framework for bringing FCEVs to the commercial market in California. This webinar is offered in conjunction with the recent publication of 2014[…]

San Diego Plumbing Fleet Gets Hybrids

One of San Diego’s certified green plumbers, Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air, is adopting a more fuel-efficient vehicle option for their fleet: the diesel-electric hybrid Hino COE (cab-over engine). The fleet currently has one Class 5 Hino 195h diesel-electric hybrid, with two more to be added. Anderson reported averaging 14 miles per gallon (mpg) with the hybrid Hino compared[…]