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EPA Seeks Small-Business Input on Phase 3 GHG Rules for Trucks, Buses

August 24, 2022The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is inviting small businesses to give it feedback on the agency’s proposed Phase 3 greenhouse gas emissions rules.

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Electric School Buses Expected to Remain Unaffected by SCOTUS Ruling Against EPA

August 22, 2022Many clean energy and climate action advocates were deeply concerned by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. EPA, which struck down the never-implemented Clean Power Plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.  

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ACT Expo 2023 Call for Abstracts Now Open

July 28, 2022ACT Expo is looking for dynamic and forward-thinking industry leaders to present case studies and compelling presentations across all weight classes and transportation sectors.

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New York School District Taps Voters to Approve Electric School Buses

July 22, 2022Nearly $4.15 million in voter-approved proposition funds and an additional $1 million from the state’s clean energy advocacy agency are introducing a half-dozen electric school buses to Bethlehem Central School District located south of Albany.  

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Nuvve, Utility Enable Electric School Buses to Return Energy to Grid for Emergencies

July 20, 2022Nuvve Holding Corp. and San Diego Gas and Electric are helping reduce constraints on California’s energy grid while supporting local school districts by pairing Nuvve’s Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology and services with the utility’s Emergency Load Reduction Program.

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Michigan Engages Voters in Electrifying One School District at a Time

July 12, 2022While states like California and New York are passing electric vehicle mandates, which require all school buses on the road must be powered by electric batteries by a certain model-year, Michigan is enlisting the help of voters to approve the necessary funds to electrify school district bus fleets.

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Cleaner Energy, Fuel Infrastructure Considerations Shared During EPA Webinar

June 28, 2022In partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s webinars on the Clean School Bus Program, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory shared information on the other key ingredient to alternative fuel/energy school buses: infrastructure.

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Illinois Lawmakers Voice Concern About Equity of EPA Clean School Bus Program

June 27, 2022In a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, Rep. Jan Schakowsky and U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin along with 12 of their Illinois colleagues expressed concerns that the EPA Clean School Bus Program is unfair to school districts that outsource transportation service.

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Reaching Your School Bus Electrification Goals

June 23, 2022With the right support and guidance, school districts can benefit from rebates as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program.

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GreenPower Targets September for New Electric School Bus Facility

June 3, 2022GreenPower Motor Company Inc. is commencing zero-emission, all-electric school bus manufacturing in September in its newly acquired South Charleston, W.V. facility after taking possession in August.

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EPA Begins Accepting Applications for Year-One Clean School Bus Program Rebates

May 23, 2022The long-anticipated U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Clean School Bus Program is now open for eligible applicants to apply for rebates when purchasing zero- or low- emission school buses.

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ACT Expo Panelists: It Takes a Village to Electrify

May 17, 2022If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times. Invest in your people, plan for future infrastructure needs, and lean on your partners. Those were the three main themes from the “Electrifying School Bus Fleets: Challenges and Triumphs,” panel discussion at ACT Expo.

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SoSF 2022 Report: Accelerating Use of Clean Tech

May 9, 2022In the third annual State of Sustainable Fleets Market Brief, transportation fleets continued to report that their use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing.

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Additional $300M for Zero-Emissions School Buses Requested in Federal Budget

April 28, 2022The same day the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the first year of its $5-billion Clean School Bus Program is set to begin next month, Democrats in the Senate and House asked for more money in the fiscal-year 2023 appropriations bill to assist underserved and rural communities.  

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V2G Findings Announced From New York State Electric School Bus Project

April 26, 2022A three-year electric school bus project in New York state that concluded this month offers insights on how to best support vehicle-to-grid projects (V2G).

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Battery Technology Will Drive the EV Market Forward

April 18, 2022Successfully transitioning commercial vehicles to electric will require safe, efficient, and proven battery packs.

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