Showing 6 ideas for tag "hybrid"

Postal Service

Hybrid and/or Electric Vehicles for the USPS

As the operator of the largest civilian fleet of vehicles in the country, the United States Postal Service (USPS) could save money by gradually substituting its gas-powered vehicles with hybrid (gas/electric) and/or electric-only vehicles. For residential deliveries, for instance, hybrids would run on electricity alone during delivery stops, and quick runs from one residence to another. Some of the benefits from this... more »

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Department of Defense

Electric or Hybrid Government Vehicles

Implement mandatory procurement of electric or hybrid non-tactical government vehicles i.e sedans, vans and small trucks by the DoD globally. Currently, base transportation vehicle pools do not have an observable quantity of electric or hybrid vehicles. If a study or an inventory was conducted today, it would show that the DoD and taxpayers would SAVE millions of dollars in fuel and operation costs by converting their... more »

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Department of Defense

Go Hybrid

Many of the vehicles in the DOD, in my experience exclusively the military, are depended on day by day for many to perform the mission. Whether it be to drive to and from a briefing, sitting idle to watch traffic and clock speeders/ those who roll through the stop signs, to sit idle and drive crew chiefs and aircraft specialsts back and forth on the flight line as they prepare jets for their missions, the list goes on.... more »

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Legislative Branch

solar energy container/ traincards for gov. workers/gogreenlight

If goverment employees were provided portable solar energy containers as an alternative to wall plug ins, the building would be saving a lot more energy. with this portable solar energy container it provide usb connectors, plug ins and, helps our enviroment.

In addition to that idea I also believe if goverment workers were provided with train cards it would save alot of people from polluting the air by not having to... more »

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Department of Commerce

Make GSA Green Vehicles Affordable

Despite presidential mandates to improve the sustainability of federal vehicle fleets, the cost of implementation is a major obstacle. To obtain vehicles like the Nissan Leaf or Chevy Volt, GSA charges agencies a substantial surcharge of $10,000 or more per vehicle in addition to the monthly lease cost. Furthermore, procuring and installing an electric vehicle charging station is equally as expensive – upwards of $15,000.... more »

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