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. – In observance of National Preparedness Month, the Diesel Technology Forum is sponsoring a free webinar on September 18th designed to address options for assuring continuous electrical power during and after weather events and other disasters. The types of emergency back-up power systems, technology and fuel choices, operating conditions and installation incentives to provide critical electrical power will all be discussed by industry leaders and government representatives. September 18th – 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. (ET) Space is limited so register now! http://www.dieselforum.org/about-the-forum/events
San Francisco, CA – At the Environmental Protection Agency’s 10th annual West Coast Collaborative meeting the Diesel Technology Forum highlighted the evolution of diesel power as workhorse and economic engine through the transformation to near zero emissions with a future focus to help California and the nation meet energy and climate goals. “Clean diesel is a national success story and for the last 10 years the West Coast Collaborative has played a key role in bringing stakeholders together,” said Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum (http://www.dieselforum.org/).