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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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Electric School Bus Collaborative Formed to Help with Electric School Bus Transition

April 11, 2022The National Association of Pupil Transportation is joining the School Superintendents Association and the Association of School Business Officials International to create the Electric School Bus Collaborative, which aims to incorporate more state and community perspectives and information about transitioning to electric school buses.

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New Hampshire Looks to Establish Electric School Bus Pilot Program

April 1, 2022SB 417, introduced in December, would establish an electric school bus pilot program administrated by the state’s Department of Environmental Services.

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GreenPower Announces Type A Electric School Bus

March 28, 2022GreenPower Motor Company, a distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered vehicles, announced the official launch of its Nano BEAST, a purpose-built, battery-electric Type A school bus.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Leading Industry Speakers

March 28, 2022Executives from leading vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, infrastructure and fuel providers, and public and private fleets will highlight key trends at this year's ACT Expo.

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Illinois Moving With Big Leaps, Baby Steps Toward Zero Emissions Transportation

March 8, 2022Through the Driving a Cleaner Illinois program, the state’s Environmental Protection Agency in January granted $4.2 million to school districts and student transportation companies in Chicago and throughout Cook, Lake and Madison counties to purchase 17 electric buses.

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5 Ways States Can Get More Electric School Buses on the Road

March 1, 2022The recent enactment of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in the United States is an important step on the path to cleaner school bus rides for the more than 20 million children who rely on an iconic yellow bus every day and a chance for states to follow with bold action.

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Transportation Directors Use Webinar to Share Benefits of Propane School Buses

February 23, 2022Three school transportation directors shared the environmental and economic benefits that they have experienced after introducing propane school buses into their fleets.

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Educate Your Fleet on Electrification Funding

February 16, 2022While there are still some questions surrounding fleet electrification, more and more case studies are showing that this evolving clean technology can be applied to several types of on-road fleets.

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Vermont School District First to Receive Electric School Buses in the State

February 15, 2022Through this pilot program, Fairfax School District was the first in the state to receive Cummins-powered electric school buses, placing them into service for the start of school year.

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Tapping into California’s Clean Fleet Funding

ACT News and a trio of California utilities discuss how to stack funding opportunities to reduce your vehicle and infrastructure electrification costs.

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