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  • EPA Tests Patented Hydraulic Hybrid Yard Hostlers

    ELIZABETH, New Jersey, September 7, 2007 (ENS) - Yard hostlers - heavy duty diesel machines used to move goods and products from ships to trucks - contribute to air pollution generated in ports throughout the world. Now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, has patented technology to improve the fuel efficiency of yard hostlers by 50 to 60 percent, and reduce or ...

  • UPS deploys 200 hybrid electric vehicles

    UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles had expanded with the deployment of 200 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks in eight U.S. cities. The 200 new hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) join roughly 20,000 low-emission and alternative-fuel vehicles already in use and have been deployed in Austin, Houston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Long Island, ...

  • Morocco’s Noor hybrid projects extend the reach of CSP

    The first of these independent power projects, Noor Midelt, is envisioned as a solar power complex with a total installed capacity of 400 MW, utilizing 80–85% CSP and 15–20% PV.  Noor Tata, the second solar hybrid complex, will also have a capacity of around 400 MW and will be located between Midelt and Ouarzazate. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) will invite ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • UPS purchases 130 hybrid electric vehicles

    UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet. The 130 hybrids all will be deployed next year, with 30 going to New York and New Jersey and 100 to California. UPS estimates these vehicles will save 66,085 gallons of fuel and 671 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, representing a 35 percent ...

  • Terex® HyPower™ Hybrid System Receives ARB Approval

    Terex Utilities has received approval from the Air Resources Board (ARB) for its Terex® HyPower™ Hybrid System, a plug-in Power Take-Off ...


    By Terex

  • SAE International Book Focuses on Hybrid Vehicle Design

     With more than 20 different hybrid cars available from most major automakers, hybrid vehicles are a crucial and growing market segment. Additionally, with several high profile plug-in hybrids coming out now or within the next year, innovation and development of hybrid vehicles is continuing at an ever-growing pace. Consumers continue to focus more on miles per gallon as well as vehicle ...


    By SAE International (SAE)

  • Chromasun Installs World's First Hybrid Photovoltaic Solar Thermal Panel Cooling System

    Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has extended its lead as a researcher and supplier of high performance energy solutions with the world's first installation of a hybrid photovoltaic panel coupled with a solar thermal cooling system. The project was deployed in San Jose, CA in September 2011. "This project is the first of its kind and uses the newly ...


  • Oman set to kick-start its solar deployment with hybrid PV-Diesel electricity generation

    In a recent interview with PV Insider, John Cuneen Executive Director at Oman’s Authority for Electricity Regulation disclosed that the 303kW solar pilot installation is set to pave the way for larger-scale solar projects in the sultanate. The US company Astonfield Renewables, in partnership with the Bahwan Engineering Group will be installing 151.5kW of thin ?lm PV modules and 151.5 kW ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • SolarReserve lends insight on hybrid solar power solutions for baseload power

    SolarReserve to speak on the integration of photovoltaic (PV) and advanced solar thermal (CSP) technology for cost-competitive 24/7 baseload power. SANTA MONICA, California, October 03, 2014 – SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal storage technology, will offer ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • MHI markets world`s first engine/battery hybrid forklift trucks

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed the world's first(1)engine/battery hybrid forklift trucks with 4.0 to 5.0 ton loading capacities. Domestic marketing of the new 'GRENDiA EX Hybrid' models began today. By integrating a lithium-ion secondary battery developed in-house and high-efficiency motors with small-size, low-exhaust- emission diesel engines that comply with new emission ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Eaton part of hybrid bus team recognized for “Visionary Leadership”

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation was part of the Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition (KCFC) team, along with the Kentucky Department of Education, that received the first-ever Visionary Leadership Award from the Southeast Diesel Collaborative Group (SEDC). SEDC is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Clean Diesel Campaign to reduce pollution emitted ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • President Obama Previews First Plug-In Hybrid Electric Utility Truck System

    President Barack Obama today previewed an innovative plug-in hybrid electric utility truck with a power system developed by diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). The President visited the Electric Vehicle Technical Center of Southern California Edison to view an array of advanced technology vehicles. The plug-in hybrid ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton Supporting Deep Incentive Program for Hybrid Vehicles in California

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has aligned with the California Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) to assist California-based fleets wanting to purchase low-emission, fuel efficient medium- and heavy-duty hybrid vehicles. These hybrid vehicles will result in a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, lower fuel costs and ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • World Hybrid And Pure Electric Cars Industry 2012-2022 - Market Share,Size,Trends,Growth,Analysis And Forecast To 2022

    Electric vehicles just became exciting. For 111 years, electric cars that rely only on a battery - "pure EVs" - have had a range of only 30-50 miles and the humble golf car has been the only type selling in hundreds of thousands every year. However, huge changes were announced in 2009/10. Electric vehicles are penetrating the market rapidly to constitute 35% of the cars made in 2025 - probably ...


  • Hybrid Medium and Heavy-Duty Truck Sales to Surpass 100,000 Vehicles Annually by 2017, Forecasts Pike Research

    As the global economy begins tentative steps toward recovery, truck manufacturers are looking to technologies that can help mitigate the rising cost of diesel fuel while meeting increasingly strict emissions requirements.Trucks that utilize electricity to meet these goals come in four variations: hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and plug-in ...


  • Hybrid Electric Locomotives Will Utilize 514 Megawatt Hours of Battery Capacity by 2020, Forecasts Pike Research

    Locomotives are a key segment of the global transportation industry, with more than 4,000 locomotives sold each year, and the sector represents an opportunity for innovation in fuel efficiency that has the potential to be transferred to other modes of transportation.Almost all locomotives used today are powered by electricity, either generated onboard through a diesel ...


  • Sales of Hybrid Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks Will Nearly Double in 2012, Forecasts Pike Research

    The global economic recession has taken a huge toll on medium duty (MD) and heavy duty (HD) truck sales in many regions.At the same time, the precipitous rise of oil prices has sent diesel fuel costs to near record highs in many countries.With the world economy improving, albeit slowly, overall truck purchases are expected to rise this year.Meanwhile, truck ...


  • GE Transportation announces new US$100m battery manufacturing facility to advance hybrid technologies

    GE Transportation, a unit of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), announced this week the next step in its commitment to develop leading hybrid technology. The Company announced plans to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for advanced storage batteries. The new battery business will be a part of GE Transportation and will serve customers in the rail, marine, mining, ...


    By General Electric

  • Eaton improves fuel efficiency, performance and system payback with multiple enhancements to its hybrid power system

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has announced a number of enhancements that will increase the fuel economy, performance and payback of its hybrid power system for commercial vehicles including a new high-capacity battery, a new single-phase 115-volt AC Auxiliary Power Generator (APG), a higher capacity clutch to expand applications up to 860 lb-ft of torque and a new ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Sales in Europe to Reach 827,000 Annually by 2020, Forecasts Pike Research

    Although government support for Electric Vehicles (EVs) in Europe is waning, the increasing availability of vehicle charging infrastructure that enables vehicles to charge at home, at the workplace, and in public places is facilitating market growth. With electric and electrically assisted vehicles now available in the mainstream market, the fundamental question is no longer if there is a market; ...


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