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What Election Results Could Mean for Advanced Transportation in Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine won his bid to be the state’s next governor over Richard Cordray on November 6 when voters chose DeWine by a 50-46% margin. In the race to be Ohio’s next senator in Washington, current Senator Sherrod Brown defeated Congressman Jim Renacci by a total of 53-46%. The change in the governor’s office will likely have an impact on the alternative fuel industry and advanced transportation. While the Kasich administration made several statements supportive of the industry, very few actions were taken to follow through. DeWine is expected to be more of an advocate early in his administration. “We are looking forward to working with the DeWine administration to he

Propane Autogas Goes Renewable

For several years, Clean Fuels Ohio has worked with fleets to deploy cleaner, more cost-effective propane autogas into fleet operations throughout the state. While propane has both economic and environmental benefits, one of its few challenges to date has been the lack of a renewable supply. According to a recent article in LPGas Magazine, however, this is changing. A new supply of renewable propane is entering the US market, allowing propane autogas to fully enter the conversation on renewable fuels and gain even stronger environmental benefits while maintaining economic and vehicle performance advantages. Renewable propane is made from organic feedstocks such as vegetable oils, animal oil

Strong Support for Biodiesel Tax Incentives Extensions

As a strong supporter of clean, domestically produced biodiesel, Clean Fuels Ohio works with fleets throughout the state to deploy this fuel source. Whether a fleet is looking for a cost effective drop-in or to transition its entire fleet to alternative fuels, biodiesel offers a great range of options. Clean Fuels Ohio is also a supporter of federal tax incentives and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard which has assisted in the production and demand for biodiesel. As noted by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) in a recent press release, Congress remains a strong supporter of these programs as well. Earlier this fall, the National Biodiesel Board thanked t

Combining Incentives for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Through Smart Columbus and AEP Ohio

Developers, owners and builders of apartment and condo complexes (multi-unit dwellings: MUDs) in the greater Columbus region may now have the opportunity to combine two incentives to maximize coverage of purchasing and installing electric vehicle charging stations for tenants in their communities. Smart Columbus and AEP Ohio have come together to offer an opportunity for MUD communities to utilize both incentive funding programs at the same time to purchase and install electric vehicle charging stations. As a result of the collaboration of these programs, incentive applicants could see a large portion, if not 100%, of costs covered for their project. To be eligible for the combining of both

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