Topic: Funding

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California’s Porterville Utilizing LCFS Credits to Accelerate Adoption of ZEVs

April 8, 2021The city of Porterville, Calif., and SRECTrade, a provider of cloud-based technology platforms to register clean energy assets, say they plan to continue reducing carbon emissions and improving air quality for area residents.

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The key things to know about Biden’s EV infrastructure plan

April 7, 2021Within President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan — the American Jobs Plan — unveiled last week, the White House is proposing a massive $174 billion investment “to win the EV market.”

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Palermo school buses go electric with funding and 50% lower electricity rate from AMPLY Power

April 7, 2021Adding another school district fleet electrification program to its growing list of customers, AMPLY Power has been selected to manage the charging of electric school buses for the Palermo Union Elementary School District in Northern California.

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Charging 101 – Planning & Buildout

Webinar Date: May 4, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin the second webinar in the Electric Truck Bootcamp series on May 4 at 10 am PT, hosted in partnership with NACFE and RMI.

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British Airways, Shell Ventures invest $24.3 million in hydrogen aircraft developer

April 6, 2021Hydrogen-electric flight specialist ZeroAvia has secured further financial backing to help accelerate the development of its first 50-plus seater zero emissions aircraft, with British Airways (BA), Shell Ventures, and Systemiq among funders jointly announcing $24.3 million investment in the start-up.

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EV Provider Arrival Goes Public

April 2, 2021Electric vehicle provider Arrival announced it became a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Its ordinary shares are listed under the ticker symbol ARVL.

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‘Chargers Everywhere’: Biden Maps $174 Billion Path for EV Boom

April 1, 2021The U.S. auto industry sees President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package as accelerating a global shift toward electric vehicles, thanks to the $174 billion proposed for charging stations, planned consumer rebates for American-made EVs and a pledge to electrify the government’s fleet.

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Biden Infrastructure Plan Calls For $300B For EVs, Roads, Bridges

April 1, 2021President Joe Biden on March 31 released details of his infrastructure plan, which includes $621 billion for transportation infrastructure.

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Biden’s infrastructure plan could pave trucking’s zero-emissions future

March 30, 2021The president will unveil a multi-trillion-dollar spending package on Wednesday that’s expected to focus on traditional infrastructure investments, domestic manufacturing, and a plan for how the transportation industry would help combat climate change.

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MHX Leasing Orders 10 Tesla Semi And Two Megachargers

March 29, 2021Tesla has just got another customer for its upcoming electric truck, as MHX Leasing has been awarded with $1.9 million grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) to deploy 10 Tesla Semi.

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California Energy Commission awards Sierra Northern Railway team nearly $4M to demonstrate hydrogen switching locomotive; H2RAM

March 25, 2021The California Energy Commission has awarded GTI and Sierra Northern Railway nearly $4,000,000 to fund the design, integration, and demonstration of a hydrogen fuel cell switching locomotive to support the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Demonstrations in Rail and Marine Applications at Ports (H2RAM) initiative.

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Self-driving truck startup TuSimple files for public ownership

March 24, 2021Self-driving truck startup TuSimple filed on Tuesday to become a public company. It is seeking to sell at least $100 million in shares. It could sell as much as $1 billion in stock depending on investors’ appetite.

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TTSI Adding CNG Trucks to Fleet with Clean Transportation Grant

March 18, 2021Total Transportation Services Inc., in conjunction with both the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee of the SCAQMD and the Southern California Association of Governments, say they are awarding $1.5 million in grant funding to TTSI to add 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to its drayage fleet.

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Volvo VNR Electric Now Eligible for Dozens of Funding, Incentive Programs

March 18, 2021The Volvo VNR Electric, Volvo Trucks North America’s first commercially available battery-electric Class 8 vehicle, is now eligible for dozens of funding and incentive programs across North America, including up to $120,000 per vehicle from California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).

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4 recommendations to electrify the US federal fleet

March 16, 2021While the federal proclamation may be a simple concept, executing it will be challenging. A limited variety of EVs is available today, and creating new EV models — even when manufacturers are willing to take on the substantial investments and risks involved — can take more than five years.

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DOE awards $18M to cutting edge vehicle technology projects

March 15, 2021The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it awarded a total of $18 million to four projects that will help passenger vehicles operate more efficiently, reduce energy consumption, and lower carbon emissions.

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