Capital Metro Zero-Emission Bus Workshop

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) partnered with Capital Metro to lead a Zero-Emission Bus Workshop series. CTE hosted an executive planning workshop that consisted of the following objectives: 1. Goals – Why transition to zero...

Flint Mass Transit Authority Fuel Cell Bus Procurement

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), in partnership with El Dorado National, BAE Systems, and Ballard Power will deliver an American made 40′ low floor hydrogen fuel cell transit bus to the Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) in Flint,...

Cobb Community Transit Zero-Emission Circulator Bus Project

CTE will conduct a Route & Technology Analysis based on battery electric buses for the planned Cumberland Circulator, which will serve existing commercial, retail, and residential development.  The deliverable resulting from this scope of work will include a...

DDJC Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pilot Program

CTE is managing a contract for the development of a Department of Defense (DOD) hydrogen pilot program at the Defense Depot San Joaquin (DDJC), in Tracy, CA. The project includes the development of a hydrogen pilot at DDJC utilizing twenty hydrogen-powered forklifts...

Proterra Prototype Fuel Cell Hybrid Bus

CTE was selected to collaborate with FTA and a consortium of public and private entities on the design and build of a cutting edge fuel cell hybrid bus and a technology demonstration in a variety of service modes and climates. The project began with the goal of...

Fort Lewis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pilot Program

CTE has contracted to provide a turnkey hydrogen and fuel cell demonstration project at the U.S. Army’s Forces Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, WA. The project includes the key elements of a clean hydrogen energy cycle: A renewable energy supply in...

Flywheel Energy Storage and Conservation

CTE, in partnership with Test Devices, Inc., (TDI), is managing a project to develop and test a prototype flywheel-based energy recovery and storage system.  TDI is a Massachusetts corporation engaged in the testing of jet engine and power generation turbines,...

Southeast Regional EV Readiness Planning Program

CTE was also selected by DOE’s Clean Cities Initiative to lead a project that will establish a comprehensive, tri-state (Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina) readiness and deployment strategy for electric vehicles (EV) and EV infrastructure. The program will...

Southeast Regional Alternative Fuels Market Initiatives Program

CTE, in partnership with Clean Cities-Georgia, the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, the Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition, East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, Middle Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, and Clean Fuels of West Tennessee, is leading a project to...

Georgetown University Next Generation Bus

In response to a request for proposal released in 2007 by Georgetown University for its “Generation III Methanol Fuel Cell Transit Bus Integration and Test” program, a team is now under contract to complete Phase One of the work schedule.  The “Bus Integration Team,”...

VIA Metropolitan Transit Data Collection

CTE and the University of Texas at Austin – Center for Electromechanics collaborated with VIA to secure funding for a pilot project that will replace three standard diesel transit buses with three composite-body, zero emission, quick charge electric buses in...

Extended Range Hydrogen Utility Vehicle

DLA selected a research team led by CTE for a two-phase project to identify and apply novel on board hydrogen storage materials, processes, and power system designs to extend the operating range of electric utility vehicles. The CTE team includes Gas Technology...

Emerging Technology Verification

CTE, in partnership with Truck Emission Control Technologies, Inc., (TECT) is managing a project that will test the performance of diesel emissions reduction technology on truck fleets in San Antonio, TX, and Indianapolis, IN. This project is funded through the...

National Clean Diesel Campaign Project With Delta Airlines

CTE has been awarded funding from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Clean Diesel Campaign to lead a project that will reduce diesel emissions from the ground support equipment (GSE) at the new all electric, LEED-certified terminal at...

StarMetro Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with StarMetro transit agency in Tallahassee, FL, is managing a bus replacement project in which five conventionally fueled diesel transit buses will be replaced with five 35′ composite-body electric transit buses. The project provides a...

Hybrid Hydrogen Yard Tractor

DLA selected a research team led by CTE for the first phase of a two-phased project to identify and apply novel on board hydrogen storage materials, processes, and power system designs to extend the operating range of hydrogen yard tractors. The CTE team included Gas...

Proterra Next Generation Fuel Cell Bus Demonstration

CTE worked with Proterra to design and build a new, state-of-the-art fuel cell bus demonstrated in Austin, TX. The bus was operated by Capital Metro in Austin for one year, and then moved to Flint, MI. The bus featured two HD30 fuel cell modules, made by Hydrogenics,...

Birmingham Fuel Cell Bus Demonstration

CTE has contracted with FTA under the National Fuel Cell Bus Program to manage a fuel cell electric bus demonstration in Birmingham, AL.  EVAmerica will build an advanced battery dominant fuel cell electric transit bus, which will be demonstrated in regular revenue...

Evaluation of Triangle J TDM Programs FY2010

CTE led an effort to develop recommendations for a strategy to evaluate TDM activities for the Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG) in the Triangle Region of North Carolina. The project achieved three broad objectives: 1) conducted an in-depth analysis to...

Worldwide Fuel Cell Bus Survey

CTE has completed a Report on Worldwide Hydrogen Bus Demonstrations as part of the National Fuel Cell Bus Program.  This project was initiated in order to maximize the benefit of recent fuel cell bus demonstrations.  The report gathers information on these...

Southern Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition (SHFCC)

The Southern Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition (SHFCC) was a funding mechanism by which CTE provided seed funding to hydrogen-based projects in the early stages of technology development and deployment. Seed funding is typically used to carry out the initial stages of...

Thunder Bay Transit Authority Hybrid Electric Trolley Project (TBTA)

CTE, in partnership with Thunder Bay Transit Authority (TBTA) in Alpena, MI, is managing a pilot project in which four standard diesel transit buses will be replaced with four series hybrid electric low floor transit buses. The four diesel series hybrid buses proposed...

Clean Cities–Georgia Administration

CTE supports the Clean Cities–Atlanta coalition through management of a portion of the coalition’s administrative and accounting work. This effort includes submission of Quarterly Alternative Fuel Price Reports for the Atlanta area to the Department of Energy...

I-75 Green Corridor Program

Since 2009, 30+ partners have been collaborating on the “longest biofuels corridor on the planet” by making all 1,786 miles of the U.S. interstate I-75 traversable using either of the biofuels E85 ethanol or B20 biodiesel.  Through 2013, the project has added 28 E85...

Columbia Hydrogen Fueling Station

CTE, in partnership with the University of South Carolina – City of Columbia Fuel Cell Collaborative, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA), Gas Technology Institute (GTI), EngenuitySC, and others, recently completed a project to install and commission a hydrogen...

GDOT Measurement and Evaluation

Since 1999, CTE has led the Georgia Department of Transportation’s (GDOT) measurement and evaluation of Transportation and Demand Management (TDM) programs in the Atlanta region. CTE, along with a national team of TDM experts, has provided recommendations to...

DARPA Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Program

To serve the evolving needs of our national defense, Congress created the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technologies (EHV) Program in 1992. Electric and hybrid propulsion systems, which are cleaner and more efficient than conventional systems, have great potential to...