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Cal Energy Commission awards ~$3M to EV ride-sharing projects in disadvantaged communities; fuel cell and BEV

Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:11 pm

Via GCC:

. . .
    Stratosfuel, Inc. will demonstrate a fuel cell car-sharing platform using the hydrogen-refueling network in Riverside and Ontario.

    Calstart, Inc. will use battery electric vehicles in a ride-hailing service targeting community college students who attend Fresno City College from surrounding rural areas.

    Envoy Technologies, Inc. will use battery electric vehicles to develop car-sharing programs for the Bay Area and Central Valley serving people who live in affordable multi-unit housing developments.

Projects are funded through the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP). The program invests up to $100 million annually in projects that support the advancement of alternative and renewable fuels and advanced vehicle technologies.
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

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