Topic: Funding

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Tennessee Allocates $10M to Help Buy Low NOx Medium & Heavy Trucks

June 1, 2021The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced that 26 entities will receive $9,724,683 in total grant funding to replace class 4-7 local freight trucks and class 8 local freight trucks with cleaner vehicles, including CNG-powered ones.

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5 Electric Bus Makers Shifting Into Next Gear

June 1, 2021In the U.S., battery-electric buses are projected to remain the lowest-carbon option in every part of the country, even on current electricity grids. However, just 0.5 percent of the total U.S. public transit bus market consisted of electric buses at the end of 2017 — a nascent market when compared to deployment rates of 12-14...

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Duke Energy Proposal Seeks to Accelerate North Carolina’s Transition to Electric

June 1, 2021Following six months of stakeholder input, Duke Energy, a U.S.-based energy holding company, has recently filed an additional $56 million proposal of Phase II programs to continue the advancement of transportation electrification in North Carolina.

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VW Funding Webinar June 9, 11:00am PT

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VW Funding for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects Available Statewide in June

May 27, 2021For a comprensive overview of available funding, join South Coast AQMD for a one-hour complimentary webinar on June 9th at 11:00am PT.

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ACT Expo Webinar Series Charts Sustainable, Connected Future

May 27, 2021ACT Expo and ACT News to co-host webinar series leading up to 10th Annual ACT Expo taking place from August 30 to September 2 in Long Beach.

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VW Funding Webinar June 9, 11:00am PT

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Secure Funding for California Combustion Freight & Marine Projects

Watch this webinar recording from the SCAQMD to learn about the second solicitation of $26 million in Volkswagen Settlement funding available to entities throughout California for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects.

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Ingevity Receives Alternative Fuels Grant to Demonstrate Absorbed Natural Gas Platform

May 24, 2021Ingevity Corp., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials, has been awarded approximately $256,000 in funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as part of the 2020 Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program.

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Sen. Warren argues for Green Infrastructure

May 21, 2021Warren, Sen. Ed Markey and U.S. Reps. Andrew Levin and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently introduced the Build Green Infrastructure and Jobs Act that would invest $500 billion over 10 years in state, local, and tribal projects to jumpstart the transition to all-electric public vehicles and rail.

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Propane Vehicle Conversion Rebates Available for 5 States

May 21, 2021Michigan truck and bus fleets are getting $4,000 rebates when they buy a new propane vehicle or propane vehicle conversion. Propane vehicle rebates are available until Dec. 31, 2021, or until funding lasts.

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Pennsylvania DEP Awards $3.4M in Alternative Fuel Grants

May 19, 2021The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded more than $3.4 million in 2020 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants to 20 clean fuel transportation projects statewide that will help improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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NCTD Lands $4M Grant for Hydrogen Fueling Station

May 19, 2021California’s North County Transit District announced that the California Energy Commission has awarded the agency a $4 million grant to construct a hydrogen fueling station at its West Division BREEZE Facility in Oceanside.  

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XL Fleet Expands Electrification Solutions with World Energy Acquisition

May 19, 2021XL Fleet Corp., a provider of fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has acquired World Energy Efficiency Services LLC for total cash and stock consideration of approximately $16 million.

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Electric Truck Bootcamp #5: Incentives for Electrification

The fifth webinar in the Electric Truck Bootcamp series explains how incentives can drive electrification forward.

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BYD Unveils List of HVIP Eligible Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 18, 2021BYD says buyers of its line of U.S.-made battery-electric transit buses, motor coaches and heavy-duty trucks are eligible for $165 million in funds through the California Air Resources Board  Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.

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Pennsylvania awards $3.4M to projects helping cut vehicle emissions

May 18, 2021The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded more than $3.4 million in 2020 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants  to 20 cleaner fuel transportation projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

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Minnesotans Weigh In on Vehicle Electrification Priorities, Barriers

May 18, 2021Electric vehicle charging opportunities should be prioritized as a strategy as Minnesota embraces transportation electrification, according to participants of a public engagement session held May 17.

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