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California Energy Commission funds two lithium recovery projects in Salton Sea region

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded $7.8 to two lithium recovery projects in the Salton Sea region, where high concentrations of the soft metal are found dissolved in the brine produced by geothermal hotspots. The Salton Sea Known Geothermal Area contains an estimated six million tons of recoverable lithium. However, there are significant barriers… Read more »

Peninsula Clean Energy and California Energy Commission invest $24 million in EV charger incentive program

Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), the California Energy Commission (CEC), and the Center for Sustainable Energy will partner to launch an EV charger incentive project in San Mateo County. PCE and CEC will each invest $12 million to install thousands of chargers in San Mateo County over the next four years. PCE will provide public EV… Read more »

California Energy Commission awards $3 million to EV ride-sharing projects

The California Energy Commission has awarded nearly $3 million to car-sharing programs using EVs in disadvantaged communities. Stratosfuel will demonstrate a fuel cell car-sharing platform using the hydrogen-refueling network in Riverside and Ontario. Calstart will use battery EVs in a ride-hailing service targeting community college students who attend Fresno City College from surrounding rural areas…. Read more »

California Energy Commission awards Envoy $1.5 million for EV sharing in disadvantaged communities

Envoy Technologies has been awarded $1.5M in funding from the California Energy Commission to develop and implement an Electric Vehicle Shared Mobility Program that will primarily benefit disadvantaged communities in the greater Sacramento Metropolitan and the California Bay Area. Envoy provides shared mobility as an amenity where people live, work and stay. The company says its… Read more »

California Energy Commission awards $36 million for clean transportation projects

The California Energy Commission has awarded more than $36 million in grants for various clean energy transportation projects. The South Coast Air Quality Management District and Long Beach Harbor Department received $10 million each and the Los Angeles Harbor Department received $4.5 million to conduct field demonstrations of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and cargo handling… Read more »

California Energy Commission approves $9 million in grants for highway fast chargers

The California Energy Commission has approved nearly $9 million in grants to four companies – Chargepoint, EV Connect, NRG EV Services and Recargo – for the installation of DC fast chargers along major state highways. The companies will install 61 DC fast chargers at 41 sites along major routes on Interstate 5, Highway 99 and… Read more »

California Energy Commission grants $10 million for electric buses and trucks

The California Energy Commission has approved more than $10 million in grants for four projects demonstrating medium- and heavy-duty vehicle technologies using battery-electric or fuel-cell powertrains. The Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program projects include: $2.9 million to CALSTART, Inc. to buy four 33-foot BYD battery-electric buses, which will be built at BYD’s… Read more »

Zero Motorcycles scores million-dollar grant from California Energy Commission

Zero Motorcycles has been awarded a grant of $1,009,220 from the California Energy Commission (CEC). Zero will match these funds, providing over two million bucks to be invested in expanding production capacity through improvements in the manufacturing line, production efficiency and engineering processes. All Zero models are designed and built in California. “We thrive at… Read more »

California Energy Commission awards $9 million in grants for commercial EV manufacturing

The California Energy Commission has awarded nearly $9 million in grants to three companies to encourage the manufacturing of heavy-duty EVs and components in the state. Proterra received a $3 million grant to develop a manufacturing line for battery-electric transit buses in the City of Industry in the San Gabriel Valley. The location is in… Read more »

ZeroTruck builds electric medium-duty trucks under California Energy Commission Grant

ZeroTruck has announced that it is finalizing assembly of several fully electric medium-duty trucks built under a California Energy Commission Grant. ZeroTruck’s proprietary Electric Drive Integration System (EDIS) converts class 3-5 trucks to run on electric power. Based on the popular medium-duty Isuzu truck, ZeroTruck has a highway speed of 70 mph, and up to… Read more »