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1210, 2017

carbonBLU Headed to Western Region Finals

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: Clean Tech|

Pollution from vehicles is one of the major causes of climate change. A study by the Union of Concerned Scientists showed that in total, the transportation sector in the United States accounted for over 30 percent of all United States global warming emissions. Internationally, these numbers are often higher, especially in countries lacking strong environmental regulation. A study by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies suggests that emissions from the [...]

2203, 2017

Teaming Up in California’s Central Valley

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|

carbonBLU Teams Up with CALSTART’s San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Center As communities work to stay economically competitive, one of the crucial factors of our time is sustainability. One particularly problematic area for sustainability teams is that of fleet management. Traditionally powered fleets are large producers of Co2 and other harmful emissions. In California one of the areas most impacted by mobile source emissions is the Central Valley. Unfortunately, the [...]

2203, 2017

ECO: Engine Certification Organization: A Clear Road to Emissions Compliance

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Clean Tech|

Our sister company ECO has developed a system to address the complex issue of engine certification and provide you with a clear path to emissions compliance. The ECO team benefits from a long standing relationship with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (ARB), and possess an intimate understanding of the regulatory process. The cultivated trust and constant dialog they maintain with the agencies allows [...]

2203, 2017

Building Bridges: carbonBLU & Clean Cities

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Clean Cities|

The alternative fuels and advanced vehicles industry is working hard to develop solutions to the challenges of pollution, global warming and economic dependence on foreign oil. At carbonBLU we recognize there is no single solution for these problems. Collaboration and communication are key as we apply technology and the collective wisdom of our communities to address these issues. In the spirit of collaboration, carbonBLU is proud to announce its partnership [...]

2203, 2017

Leveraging Data To Tell Compelling Stories

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Clean Tech|

carbonBLU Testing Services We live in a world that marketers a decade ago only dreamed of. The data-rich environment we have created is rife with possibility. One of the challenges many companies face now is not a lack of data, but the sheer abundance of it. Collecting and shaping data can be a daunting task. At carbonBLU we are proud to provide state-of-the-art emissions testing services. Not only will we collect [...]

1105, 2015

Cultivating a Supportive Environment for Alternative Fuel Vehicles

By |May 11th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Technology Innovation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Because of the multitude of benefits they offer, alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) provide a tantalizing investment prospect for many organizations However, valuation of these investments can vary significantly within an organization.

605, 2015

How Regulations Advance Technology and Impact The Heavy Duty Truck Market

By |May 6th, 2015|Categories: Advanced Vehicles, Technology Innovation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The newest semi-trucks have a futuristic, streamline appearance more akin to a bullet train than the boxy workhorses that populated our highways over the last several decades. But it is function, not form, driving these changes.

2404, 2015

NAFA Fleet Accreditation

By |April 24th, 2015|Categories: Fleet Optimization|Tags: , , , |

It’s no secret, companies and government agencies like to be seen doing the right thing. Cleaning up their fleet operations is one highly-visible way to broadcast their commitment to the environment. Take a short drive and you’re likely to see vehicles with words like “clean energy”, “low emissions”, or “green fleet” in careful juxtaposition with the company logo.

1312, 2014

Advancing Alternative Fuels

By |December 13th, 2014|Categories: Advanced Vehicles, Alternative Fuels|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Organizational fleets have long been targeted as an ideal market for alternative fuels beginning with passage of the Alternative Motor Fuels Act in 1988. Although fleets are widely considered good candidates for alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs), advancing these new technologies through the fleet sector has proven difficult.

608, 2014

Introducing The Center for Alternative Fuels

By |August 6th, 2014|Categories: Advanced Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Fleet Optimization, Fueling Infrastructure, Technology Demonstration, Technology Innovation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Center for Alternative Fuels will serve as a major hub of innovation, education, and adoption of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies throughout Northern California. Through the provision of a variety of valuable technical services—including a powerful new Fleet Analysis and Optimization process developed by CarbonBLU—the Center will help regional municipal and private fleets accurately assess their existing carbon emissions and regulatory compliance; fully understand the economics of conversion to alternative fuels or advanced vehicle technologies; and take concrete steps that will help them measurably reduce emissions, ensure compliance, and save money.

1307, 2014

Fleet Optimization

By |July 13th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Fleet Optimization|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fleet optimization is the process of increasing efficiency, reducing operating costs and achieving regulatory compliance. These goals are reached by implementing facility upgrades, purchasing alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, converting existing vehicles to alternative fuels, installation of fueling infrastructure, driver training, route optimization, telematics, and fleet reduction programs. We manage the activities of our network of service providers as they work with our client fleets to implement the optimization strategies outlined by the Fleet BLUprint. CarbonBLU provides fleets with, and manages implementation of economically and environmentally sustainable business strategies.

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