Topic: Funding

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Overcoming Funding Barriers to Meet Immediate Fleet Sustainability Goals

October 20, 2021Fleet-friendly, accessible, and technology-neutral funding sources are an integral part of the transition to cleaner technology that best fits the needs of the over the road freight industry.

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NYC Announces $75 Million in Funding for Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure to Expand Greenest Municipal Fleet

October 12, 2021In NYC, the addition of EVs and charging infrastructure helps support the goal of transitioning to an all-electric fleet by 2040.

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Fueling a Clean Future for Central Valley Fleets

Webinar Date: October 27, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News & Valley Fleet Support for a complimentary webinar on the current choices of alternative fuels and vehicles.

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DOE Awarding Nearly $8M for National Laboratory H2@Scale Projects

October 7, 2021The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced nearly $8 million for nine cooperative projects that will complement existing H2@Scale efforts and support DOE’s Hydrogen Shot goal to drive down the cost of clean hydrogen by 80% within the decade.

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ARP Joins DERA to Fund Purchases of Cleaner School Buses

October 7, 2021The American Rescue Plan passed earlier this year offers a new funding opportunity for school districts to purchase cleaner school buses, joining and the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act, which opened the application period for is most recent pot school bus rebate money.

via School Transportation News

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NJBPU Launches Program to Encourage EV Charging Stations in New Jersey

October 4, 2021The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities recently launched a program to encourage electric vehicle charging locations at tourism destinations statewide. The announcement corresponds with Drive Electric Week.

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Jobs, Resources, and Plans — Where to Look for Your Funding Future

September 30, 2021Federal incentives and regulatory stimuli seek to reinvigorate the country’s economic priorities for clean transportation and infrastructure.

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EV Maker Polestar Valued at $20 Billion in SPAC Deal

September 27, 2021Polestar, the electric vehicle maker backed by Volvo Car Group and actor Leonardo DiCaprio, agreed to go public through a merger with a blank-check company at a roughly $20 billion enterprise valuation.

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How V2G Financial Incentives Could Inspire EV Adoption

September 23, 2021Although the upfront cost of buying an EV has historically been high, many incentives bring down the total cost of ownership to much less than a comparable internal combustion engine car.

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Stack Incentives and Maximize Funding to Jumpstart Your School’s Electric Bus Fleet

ACT News, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and PG&E hosted a complimentary EV webinar for school buses.

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Democrats Unveil New EV Tax Credit Proposal

September 13, 2021Democrats in Washington want to include a significant new incentive to buy electric vehicles in their $3.5 trillion social spending bill, according to a new plan revealed by the House Ways and Means Committee.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: PG&E Business EV Rate Plans Offer Innovative Options for EV Charging

September 7, 2021An ACT News Executive Interview with Shahin Firoozmand, senior project manager with PG&E on the customer benefits offered by the Business Electric Vehicle rate plans.

ACT Expo 2021: WattEV to Break Ground on First Electric Truck Stop

August 31, 2021WattEV Inc. has announced that not only have they secured funding for its electric truck stop but is expected to break ground in late October.

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Fuel-Efficient Tech Available for Trucks Via Proposed Legislation

August 24, 2021Legislation that would establish a program at the U.S. Department of Energy to assist the trucking industry with the adoption of fuel-efficient technologies recently was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Xos Is Latest Electric Truck Maker to Debut as Public Company

August 23, 2021Los Angeles-based Xos Inc., which is developing fully electric Classes 5-8 commercial vehicles for last-mile service, announced the completion of its business combination with NextGen Acquisition Corp.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Innovative Speakers

August 10, 2021As always, the list of speakers presenting at the annual ACT Expo is filled with North America’s leading fleet operators and top industry executives.

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