Terex Utilities wins ARB approval for hybrid system
Terex Utilities has received approval from the Air Resources Board for its Terex HyPower Hybrid System, a plug-in Power Take-Off system that uses stored energy from the system’s rechargeable batteries to power the non-propulsion functions of the vehicle. The approval enables the HyPower system, which can be used on any heavy-duty, diesel-powered vehicle, to meet the requirements set forth in title 13, California Code of Regulations section 2485. The HyPower system recharges from the electrical grid using a standard 110V—15 AMP outlet. The system is simple enough to be retrofitted onto existing vehicles, as well as durable enough to outlive its first vehicle and be used on another.
Exelon City Solar admin building gets LEED certification
Exelon Corp. unit Exelon Generation Co. LLC said that the administration building at 10-MW Exelon City Solar plant has been recognized with silver leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Exelon City Solar is located on a brownfield in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago. The administration building is used as office and conference space and contains displays that educate visitors about the power plant and Exelon 2020: Exelon’s industry-leading plan to reduce, offset or displace the company’s carbon footprint by more than 15 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year by 2020.
T3 Motion launches consumer electric vehicle
T3 Motion Inc. has launched its newest T3 electric vehicle, which will be unveiled at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show inLong Beach,Calif., from December 9, 2011, through December 11, 2011. With this product launch, T3 Motion is entering into the consumer market, leveraging years of expertise in the law enforcement, security and military industries. There are more than 3,000 T3 Motion vehicles in operation, spanning nearly 30 countries worldwide and logging over 20,000,000 miles.
Clean Diesel gets over $1.7M in orders for emission reduction products
Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., a cleantech emissions reduction company, said that its Heavy Duty Diesel Systems division has received new orders valued in excess of $1.7 million for its verified emission reduction products. The new orders were received under the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Mandatory Diesel Retrofit Program and Air Resources Board’s Lower Emission School Bus Program inNorthern California. The company expects to complete shipment of the orders in early 2012.