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Michigan offers clean fuel grants to boost electric vehicles transition

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced a three-part funding opportunity that totals $30 million for the replacement of commercial, mass transit and transportation support vehicles that move products with new models, including electric, alternative fuel and diesel vehicles.

New EU-funded project seeks rapid adoption of marine batteries

Current Direct, a new research and innovation project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program, aims revolutionize the way of water transport by enabling rapid adoption of marine battery systems, cutting costs and reducing GHG emissions. 

Costa Rica builds hybrid sailing cargo ship

About 200 workers from 27 nations are constructing a hybrid sailboat on Costa Rica. The ship is designed to carry 350 tons of goods, hoping to demonstrate that it is possible to transport cargo without polluting the environment.

Thailand introduces new electric commuter ferries

The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) introduced its new fleet of electric commuter ferries into service. This move comes as a measure to bring clean emissions-free passenger transport to Thailand.

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