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NPR coverage of EVs omits some important facts

I sent the following letter to National Public Radio's (NPR) Morning Edition, I got a form response. It appears to be regular occurrence on NPR's Morning Edition to say negative things about…

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Ford Power of Choice Tour This Week

As part of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy’s ongoing outreach on electric vehicles, we want to alert you to another opportunity to learn the who, what and how of electric vehicles and…

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Grants Now Available for Advancing Biofuels Commercialization in NC

The story of David and Goliath is one that should bring courage to advanced biofuels innovators.  These are the determined and clever souls who labor to create new technologies that will compete…

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First Impressions of the LEAF

I wanted to share my first impression after driving the Nissan LEAF for the past couple of weeks. While it may be quixotic to think we can ever truly drive “guilt free,” the…

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No more sticker shock

Did you ever think you'd see a car sticker that told you that you could get 99 miles/gallon or better? Well, it's here, sort of. The EPA released its official fuel economy…

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Ode to a LEAF

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is very happy to have received our long-awaited 2011 Nissan LEAF. SACE is part of the The EV Project in Tennessee. Staff at our Knoxville, Tennessee…

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Behind the scenes look at Georgia biodiesel plant

The following blog post was written by Claire Pendergrast, SACE summer intern (Atlanta office).  I wish her all the best at Dartmouth this Fall and beyond. To round out the final days…

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Knoxville Unveils First Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station

This week the city of Knoxville unveiled its first public charging station for electric vehicles (EVs). The EV project, a joint venture between the U.S. Department of Transportation and ECOtality North America…

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Diesel Clean Up Opportunities for Congress

"Diesel exhaust is among the substances that may pose the greatest risk to the U.S. population." That's the latest statement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who recently released their updated National…

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Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Moves Forward, Needs Support

This week, the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed S.B. 3973, the "Voinovich-Carper Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010". This is a significant step on the bill's path to (hopefully) becoming…