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July 17, 2014
Alternative Fuels Used in Transportation (5 Activities)

Gasoline is the most commonly used fuel for transportation; however, there are multiple alternative fuels that are making their way to the market. These alternative fuels include propane, natural gas, electric hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, and bio-diesel. Students will probably have heard of some of these alternative fuels, but they may not understand how and why they are better then ordinary gasoline.

July 15, 2014
H2 Educate (9 activities)

Information and hands-on activities to teach students about hydogens as a transportation fuel

June 20, 2014
Transportation Fuels: The Future is Today (6 Activities)

This teacher guide provides extensive background information on transportation fuels to help your students learn about conventional and alternative transportation fuels by evaluating their advantages and disadvantages.

June 19, 2014
Mini Rockets

Groups of students produce hydrogen and oxygen gas. Using pipette mini rockets, students investigate which mixture of the two gases makes the best rocket fuel.

June 19, 2014
Electrolysis of Water

Students observe the electrolysis of water using either photovoltaics or a battery as the electric energy source.

March 28, 2014
Xcel Energy - Renewable Development Fund Grants

'''''Note: Xcel is not currently accepting proposals for this program. The most recent application deadline was April 1, 2013. See the program web site for information regarding future solicitations. '''''

March 28, 2014
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Loan Guarantees

'''''Note: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development issues periodic Notices of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The deadline to apply for loan guarantees under the most recent solicitation is July 15, 2013, though combined grant and loan guarantee applications and grant only applications have an earlier deadline of May 31, 2013. Check the program web site above for application materials and information regarding future solicitations. '''''

March 28, 2014
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants

'''''Note: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development issues periodic Notices of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The deadline for grant applications under the most recent solicitation is May 31, 2013; The deadline to apply for loan guarantees under the most recent solicitation is July 15, 2013. Check the program web site above for application materials and information regarding future solicitations. '''''

March 28, 2014
Sales and Use Tax Credit for Emerging Clean Energy Industry

In June 2009, Tennessee enacted the [http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/106/Chapter/PC0529.pdf Tennessee Clean Energy Future Act of 2009] and expanded its ''Sales and Use Tax Credit for Emerging Industries'' to manufacturers of clean energy technologies on the sale or use of qualified tangible personal property. The Sales and Use Tax is reduced to 0.5% for clean energy technology manufacturers.

March 28, 2014
Sales Tax Exemption for Hydrogen Generation Facilities

In North Dakota, the sale of hydrogen used to power an internal combustion engine or a fuel cell is exempt from sales tax. In addition, any equipment used by a hydrogen generation facility for the production and storage of hydrogen is exemption from sales tax. Stationary and portable hydrogen containers or pressure vessels, piping, tubing, fittings, gaskets, controls, valves, gauges, pressure regulators, safety relief devices are included as eligible equipment.