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The Energy Department is part of a $30 million funding initiative for commercial scale drop-in biofuels, as well as another $32 million of its new investments for earlier-stage research in the biofuels industry.
Expanded North Carolina Lithium Facility Opens, Boosting U.S. Production of a Key Manufacturing Material
Leveraging a $28.4 million investment from the Recovery Act, this project will create 100 new jobs and dramatically increase the United States’ capacity to produce lithium, which is a key material in advanced vehicle batteries.
The Energy Department and the National Park Service have announced that five national parks in California, Colorado, Texas, and Virginia will deploy fuel efficient and alternative fuel vehicles as part of an expanded partnership.
The Energy Department and Environment Canada have released the U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue Action Plan II, outlining the next phase of activities the two countries will undertake to jointly advance clean energy technologies, including marine energy and electric vehicles infrastructure technologies.