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  • The Denver Metro Clean Cities partnered with the Colorado Renewable Energy Society to host Electric Avenue, a public event showcasing electric vehicles and charging equipment that took place in downtown Denver in May 2012. | Photo by Natalia Swalnick.
    States Move Forward on PEV Policy

    September 15, 2014 12:07 PM

    States across the nation are making efforts to transition gas-powered to plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) with innovative programs and policies to make it affordable and convenient for citizens to drive PEVs. Two recent examples are Project FEVER (Twin Cities Clean Cities’ alternative fuel community readiness project), led by the Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition and Twin Cities Clean Cities’ alternative fuel community readiness project in Minnesota.

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  • A page from the Get Current coloring book.
    Green is Our Favorite Color: Students Fill in the Lines with Energy-themed Coloring Book

    September 12, 2014 4:01 PM

    Now that school is back in full swing, the Department of Energy has plenty of engaging activities to help students learn about renewable energy and efficiency.

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  • The solar array and refueling facility at Joint Base Pearl-Hickam in Oahu, Hawaii.
    Highlighting Hydrogen: Hawaii’s Success with Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Offers Opportunity Nationwide

    September 11, 2014 2:38 PM

    Engineers from the Energy Department’s Idaho National Laboratory and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory identified a new way to launch economically viable hydrogen fueling stations for FCEVs in Honolulu, Hawaii, based on a report titled “Hydrogen Fueling Station in Honolulu, Hawaii.” The report’s findings could also have a broad national impact, accelerating the pace of America's growing clean energy economy.

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