Washington, D.C. – California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum. The analysis is based on data that includes the registration statistics of all passenger vehicles – cars, SUVS, pickup trucks and vans – that were compiled by R.L. Polk and Company in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through December 31, 2013.
When it comes to the next big thing for general aviation airplanes, aviation experts are looking toward diesel engines that run on jet fuel. Several major aircraft and engine makers have announced the development of diesel engines suited for aircraft, including Wichita’s Cessna Aircraft, in part because of a need for alternative fuel sources.
This is the third time the Biodiesel Fuel Education Program, with funding available from the Farm Bill, has been open to applicants, and the third time NBB received a significant portion of the grant. Federal funding is an important component of the biodiesel industry’s resource pool, expanding opportunities for enhanced outreach, education and research.
Washington, D.C. – As the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 convenes in New York, clean diesel technology is poised as a key solution to help the world tackle the climate challenge, said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. “In the past 15 years, major advancements in clean diesel technology and fuel have created near-zero emissions trucks, cars, machines and equipment that are more fuel efficient and are already yielding a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. and around the world."
Washington, D.C. – With businesses losing more than $80 billion each year due to power outages the need for a well-planned and coordinated emergency power system is vital to keep businesses and emergency services operating during natural or man-made disasters, and state incentive programs are effective incentives for businesses and vital public services according to participants at an emergency back-up power webinar. The webinar was hosted by the Diesel Technology Forum in conjunction with National Preparedness Month, which is conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Administration.