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Organizations

Calstart
http://www.calstart.org/Homepage.aspx
Dedicated to expanding and supporting the clean transportation industry.


Electric Auto Association
http://www.electricauto.org/
Formed in 1967, this non-profit educational organization promotes the advancement and widespread adoption of Electric Vehicles.

Electric Boat Association
http://www.electric-boat-association.org.uk/
This UK-based associatoin Serves the needs of all who have an interest in electric boating, whether boat owners or business members.

Environmental Information Portal for Maritime Industries
http://projects.dnv.com/portenv/portal/
Portal for issues related to seaborne transportation. Environmental impacts and solutions for ships.

EV World
http://www.evworld.com

Rocky Mountain Institute
http://www.rmi.org/rmi/Mobility+-+Vehicle+Efficiency
Rocky Mountain Institute's work in the mobility and vehicle efficiency sectors ("MOVE") stems from over 20 years of research in sustainable transportation, including RMI’s Nissan-award winning Hypercar, Inc., work during the 1990s. Since then, RMI has pushed the industry towards integrated platform design, lightweighting, advanced drive trains, energy storage and innovative fueling options through research and project engagements. RMI creates breakthrough efficiency solutions in our core automotive and trucking sectors and have expanded into aviation, freight and integrated transport systems.

U.S. DOE Biomass Program
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/biomass/
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Biomass Program works with industry, academia, and national lab partners to research biomass feedstocks and conversion technologies. Through research, development, and demonstration efforts geared toward development of integrated biorefineries, the program seeks to commercialize viable, high-performance biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. The Biomass Program primarily focuses on research and development efforts to ensure that cellulosic ethanol is commercially viable by 2012 and that biobased aviation fuel, diesel fuel, and gasoline are price competitive by 2017.

US EPA Smartway Program
http://www.epa.gov/smartway/
Collaboration between the EPA and the freight industry to increase energy efficiency and significantly reduce air pollution.

Database(s)

DOE Alternative Fuels & Advanced Vehicles Data Center
http://www.afdc.energy.gov
Comprehensive clearinghouse of information related to advanced transportation technologies. Provided by the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities initiative and administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, it offers transportation decision makers unbiased alternative fuel information, publications, data, and tools. These resources help AFDC visitors understand the benefits, challenges, and opportunities involved in reducing petroleum consumption using more efficient, domestic, and cleaner transportation options. Resources on hybrid vehicles including companies that manufacture vehicles and components, publications, websites.

EPA Green Vehicle Guide
http://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles
Use this guide to choose the cleanest and most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets your needs. Low emissions and good fuel economy are both important for the environment.

 
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