With the support of $10.1 million from EERE (including funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act), more than matched by $13.6 million from partner organizations, Indiana Clean Cities and the Indiana Office of Energy Development have put more than 350 alternative fuel vehicles on the road and deployed 121 alternative fueling stations.
Spero Energy, started by researchers at Purdue University, has created a cost effective process that converts sustainable wood sources into chemicals that improve the production of biofuels and are used in the flavor and fragrance industry.
A new suite of energy-monitoring sensors—dubbed the Suitcase—has the potential to save manufacturing facilities and other commercial buildings up to 30% in energy use, with an ROI in as little as one year.
The National Clean Fleets Partnership helps large fleets reduce their petroleum use. Secretary Chu today announced four new members of the partnership at the Green Truck Summit in Indianapolis, bringing the total partnership to 18 corporate members, who operate more than a million vehicles nationwide.