Great SmartWay Rebate Program
EPA New England has awarded over $1 million in Recovery Act / Clean Diesel funding to Cascade Sierra Solutions (CSS) to provide rebates for installing SmartWay verified technology upgrades on diesel trucks titled in the six New England states. Rebate requests must be submitted by May 31, 2011. For more info, call (866) 345-3390 ext 277 or click here.
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) Phase 1
The U.S. Department of Energy, requests proposals for phase 1 of the SBIR adn SBTT projects for fiscal year 2011. One of the topic areas is "Production of Bioenergy and Biofuels from Cellulosic and Non-food Biomass." Grant applications ares ought in the following subtopics: Biomass Feedstock Stabilization and Drying; Biomass Torrefaction; Sugar Catalysis to Advanced Biofuels and Chemical Intermediates; and Pyroltic Thermal Depolymerization.Applications are due November 15, 2010. For more info, contact Carl Hebron at firstname.lastname@example.org or click here.
We Can Change the World Challenge
The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, and the National Science Teachers Association, request proposals for the We Can Change the World Challenge, a program designed to educate, empower, and engage students and teachers across the U.S. to become "Agents of Change" in identifying and solving environmental problems. Awards vary by grade levels and include savings bonds and school grants. Responses due 3/15/11. For more info, click here.
| Gas at the Pump, VT Crude Oil Futures|
Current $ 2.87/gallon $ 81.10/barrel
One Month Ago $ 2.68/gallon $ 76.69/barrel
One Year Ago $ 2.72/gallon $ 77.07/barrel
|Sources: Fuel Gauge Report, NYMEX|