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North Carolina Clean Vehicles Campaign

December 29, 2013 in Education by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

N.C. Solar Center Billboards Emphasize Health and Money

The N.C. Solar Center, part of N.C. State University in Raleigh, is talking up a two-year billboard campaign to promote alternative fuel vehicles in the state. The Solar Center is working with the N.C. Outdoor Advertising Association for “a minimum” of 130 outdoor advertising displays in the 24 North Carolina counties with air pollution concerns related to national ambient air quality standards.

North Carolina Fleets: $8 Million Saved

February 2, 2013 in Biofuels, Ethanol, EVs, Studies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

36 State Agencies with 27,800 Vehicles Participate, Says Study

North Carolina state agency fleets using alt fuels, notably biodiesel and E85-ethanol, displaced more than 5.2 million gallons of gasoline and diesel in fiscal 1011-2012. Conservation measures saved some $8 million, states a progress report prepared for the State Energy Office by the North Carolina Solar Center at North Carolina State University.

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