Topic: Funding

$27 Million for Zero-Emission Trucks in California

August 10, 2020The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) recently approved $27 million in funding to replace higher polluting trucks with their zero-emission counterparts. The funding, which is part of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust program, is the first installment from the $90 million available for the Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks category.

via TruckingInfo

CU Boulder gets grant for electric vehicle engineering research center

August 6, 2020CU Boulder’s new engineering research center will focus on developing infrastructure and systems to facilitate widespread adoption of electric vehicles, the university said Tuesday.

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Cummins Receives DOE Awards to Advance Fuel Cell Technology

August 5, 2020Cummins Inc. has received two awards from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) totaling nearly $7 million. The awards are for Cummins’ continued work on enhancing the economic viability of fuel cell powertrain solutions for heavy-duty applications including on-highway tractor-trailers and buses.

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ChargePoint Raises Another $127M as EV Charging Wars Heat Up

August 5, 2020ChargePoint has raised $127 million, its latest massive round of equity financing to build out a U.S. and European charging network to meet the needs of a fast-growing global electric vehicle fleet.

via Greentech Media

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South Coast AQMD to Offer Funding for Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks

August 5, 2020South Coast AQMD to host webinar to learn about funding for zero-emission Class 8 freight and port drayage trucks on August 12th.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: EMUHSD is Introducing Zero-Emission Transportation Options to the School District

July 29, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Lena Luna, Facility and Energy Manager, to learn how EMUHSC is updating their fleet with EV School buses.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: The SJVAPCD is Closer to an Electric Yard Truck Funding Program

July 29, 2020SJVAPCD is one of the primary funders of clean transportation projects in the Central Valley and has administered multiple diesel replacement projects.

Cummins dives into hydrogen as traditional engine business stalls

July 29, 2020Cummins Inc. is acquiring businesses, forming partnerships and investing research dollars into a future hydrogen economy. Its across-the-board bets cover fuel cells for trains, ships and trucks – and the hydrogen fuel to power them.

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Workhorse Deemed Eligible for HVIP Program by CARB

July 28, 2020Workhorse Group Inc., says its C-Series all-electric delivery trucks have been deemed eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) program by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

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US DOT releases Pathways to Future of Transportation policy document

July 27, 2020Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released the U.S. Department of Transportation’s vision for the future of transportation innovation on Thursday. Called the Pathways to the Future of Transportation, the policy document come just one year after the department launched the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council.

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SRECTrade Launches Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credit Calculator App

July 23, 2020SRECTrade has launched a California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Credit Calculator app. The app provides clean transportation fleet operators a valuable tool to calculate the estimated value from participating

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Wolf Administration Grants $2.1 Million for Clean Fuel Projects

July 22, 2020Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his administration have awarded more than $2.1 million in 2019 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIGs) to 18 cleaner fuel vehicle projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

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Electric aircraft maker Bye Aerospace closes $10 million in funding

July 21, 2020Denver-based Bye Aerospace, developer of the all-electric eFlyer family of FAA Part 23-certified aircraft, has raised $10 million from venture capital investors since the beginning of the year, in two separate rounds.

via Charged EVs

DOE Allots Funding to Support H2@Scale Projects

July 21, 2020The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allotted approximately $64 million in the fiscal year funding for 18 projects that will support the H2@Scale vision for affordable hydrogen production, storage, distribution and use.

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Cuomo Unveils Clean Transportation Initiatives

July 20, 2020Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled a package of major clean transportation initiatives, including a “Make Ready” order approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) to advance New York’s commitment to accelerate its transition to cleaner mobility.

via NGT News