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21 Dec 2017

SIX NEW FLYER ELECTRIC BUSES FOR COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

SIX NEW FLYER ELECTRIC BUSES FOR COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Academy Express, LLC has awarded New Flyer a contract for six Xcelsior Charge battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses complete with three charging stations. The buses will be deployed in 2018 on Columbia University’s Intercampus Shuttle network, operating between locations in Manhattan, New Jersey, and Rockland County serving over 30,000 students per year, with over 20,000 students using the Intercampus Shuttle network per month.



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19 Dec 2017

CAPTURED CARBON COULD BECOME FUEL

CAPTURED CARBON  COULD BECOME FUEL Scientists of the Idaho National Laboratory developed an efficient process for turning captured carbon dioxide into syngas, a mixture of H2 and CO that can be used to make fuels and chemicals,.Carbon capture could help coal plants reduce greenhouse gas emissions, yet economic challenges are part of the reason the technology isn't widely used today. That could change if power plants could turn captured carbon into a useable product. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory have developed an efficient process for turning captured carbon dioxide into syngas, a mixture of H2 and CO that can be used to make fuels and chemicals. The team has published its results in Green Chemistry, a publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry .



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