Topic: Policy

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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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Stop New Oil Investments to Hit Net-Zero Emissions, IEA Says

May 18, 2021Investment in new fossil-fuel supply projects must immediately cease if the world is going to slash net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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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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EVSE Partnership Helps Houston Electrify Fleet

May 17, 2021Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City Council have approved the purchase, installation, and deployment of electric vehicle charging stations in various city facilities. The effort will be enabled through the city’s partnership with Greenlots and driven by the Houston Climate Action Plan.

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Advocates Seek Funding for California Hydrogen Infrastructure

May 17, 2021In a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, executives of 25 multinational companies — including cellcentric, Cummins and Nikola Motor Co. — called for major new investments in hydrogen infrastructure in California,

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Green Transportation Act introduced to reduce pollution

May 13, 2021U.S. Reps. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and a group of 20 lawmakers introduced the Green Transportation Act in the House on Tuesday.

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Hydrogen Bridging the Political Divide

May 11, 2021FCHEA launches new campaign, “Hydrogen is the energy solution that doesn’t fuel the divide,” to educate policy makers and key stakeholders.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

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Cuomo Allots Additional $30 Million to Drive Clean Rebate Program

May 10, 2021New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says an additional $30 million is now available through New York’s Drive Clean Rebate program to encourage more consumers to lease or purchase an all-electric car or plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle.

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Sustainable airline fuels are coming to aviation

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Airlines Get Lift from Corporate Allies in Shift to Sustainable Fuels

May 5, 2021Some of the world’s biggest corporations are signing on to help decarbonize the aviation industry just as business travel is expected to rebound this year and send greenhouse gas emissions soaring.

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NJ ZIP Adds GreenPower Electric Vehicles to Approved Vendor List

May 3, 2021GreenPower Motor Co. Inc.,  says its entire EV Star line up are now eligible for the New Jersey Zero-Emission Incentive Program.

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Autonomous, a Growing Movement from Concept to Reality

April 28, 2021Autonomous vehicle technology is anything but a new concept, with several OEMs testing prototypes for over five years.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Advanced Clean Fleets rule will support RNG

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Advanced Clean Fleets Rule: What it Means for Funding and Incentives

April 26, 2021Advanced Clean Fleets Rule overview featured in a complimentary webinar on May 6, 2pm PT, on California's goal for zero-emission fleets.

Valley Fleet Support

Spring Refresh 2021: Central Valley Fleet Regulations and Incentives

Watch this webinar from VFS & ACT News on current & emerging key rules & regulations, funding, & other support available for Central Valley fleets.

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EPA Administrator Michael Regan oversees DERA

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An Open Letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan on DERA Funding

April 13, 2021There are opportunities to improve DERA and align the program with the Biden Administration’s climate and environmental justice goals.

Clean Fuels Ohio

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Vehicle-Grid Integration: Unlocking EV Value

March 16, 2021VGI options can enhance the overall value proposition of EVs and create new revenue streams as fleets embrace vehicle electrification.

VGIC

EVs belonging to the City of Columbus, Ohio

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EVs Have New Momentum, But Let’s Keep Our Eye on the Ball

March 2, 2021Recent developments for EVs at the national level are cause for celebration, but important work remains with states and local communities.

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