Duke Energy Electrifies Fleet with Viatec SmartPTO Funded by Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project

Duke Energy recently introduced Viatec SmartPTO electric power takeoff units for its bucket truck fleet. The new units allow crews to turn off the diesel engine and rely on electricity when operating the lift – saving on fuel and maintenance costs, extending the life of the trucks, and reducing emissions. The SmartPTO units were funded […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: States Consider a Variety of Utility-Led Transportation Electrification Initiatives in Q3 2019

Raleigh, NC – (November 6, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2019 update edition of The 50 States of Electric Vehicles. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. The report finds that 40 states and the District of […]

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University Energy Institute Summit Connects Academic Leaders Around the Country

More than 100 leaders from 67 academic energy institutes and centers met at the inaugural University Energy Institute Leadership Summit on September 25 and 26 in Pittsburgh, PA. The objective of the Summit was to explore the possibility of creating a network of national energy institutes, and how that organization would advance efforts in energy […]

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Potential Impacts of Alternative Fuel Vehicles on Transportation Revenue in North Carolina report

Earlier this year, the North Carolina legislature considered enacting higher fees for electric vehicle drivers in the state. The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) was asked by the UNC Collaboratory to conduct a quantitative analysis and prepare a report on the Potential Impacts of Alternative Fuel Vehicles on Transportation Revenue in North Carolina. The […]

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Clean Transportation Demonstration Days

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center, Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition and Triangle J Council of Governments had two Clean Transportation Demonstration Days – one on Oct. 8 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC, and the second on Oct. 9 at the NC Highway Patrol Training Academy in Garner, NC. Clean Transportation Demonstration Days support North Carolina Governor […]

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“Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Winners Share Their Story

In the third year of North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest, students in North Carolina from kindergarten through college submitted their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state. Students were asked to create art focused on actions that people can take to […]

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2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference Expo a Success

The 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo showcased the latest and greatest technologies in the biofuels, electric, natural gas and propane arenas – including everything from a 2-seater 6-foot tall electric GEM to a 15-ton Ford F-750 Danville Public Works propane truck with an attached Petersen Lightning Loader. More than 50 speakers in a variety of […]

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Six National Drive Electric Week Events This September

National Drive Electric Week is an annual nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of both the widespread availability and benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles and more. “Because there is nothing like seeing, touching and test driving electric vehicles first-hand, what is now National Drive Electric Week was created so people could meet […]

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Mobile CARE and NC Smart Fleet Awards announced at Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo 2019

Mobile CARE and NC Smart Fleet Awards Recognize Transportation Emission Reduction Efforts in North Carolina The 13th annual North Carolina Mobile Clean Air Renewable Energy (CARE) awards and the NC Smart Fleet awards were announced as part of the 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo held at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, N.C. […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: States Focus on Transportation Electrification Planning, Charging Station Regulation in Q2 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (August 7, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 2019 update edition of The 50 States of Electric Vehicles. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. The report finds that 43 states and the District of […]

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