Virginia is moving into the fast lane on electric vehicles (EVs). The Commonwealth has recently approved measures to adopt new vehicle emissions standards and electric vehicle sales targets; state legislators are reportedly looking for ways to fund EV adoption incentives; and, a recent study by a leading interest group gave Virginia the highest marks of any ...Continue Reading →
The Inaugural Virginia Electric School Bus Tour was an enormous success!
In a partnership with Virginia Clean Cities, Blue Bird Bus Sales of Virginia launched the Virginia Electric School Bus Tour which consisted of numerous Ride & Drive events throughout the state of Virginia.
The bus traveled over 1,000 miles on Virginia roads and highways, ...Continue Reading →
|Through EV WATTS, your driving and charging patterns will inform federal EV support efforts!|
We hope you will join us for an exciting initiative that will contribute to federal government understanding of the need for electric vehicle charging infrastructure support while showcasing electric vehicle usage. The Electric Vehicle Widescale Analysis for Tomorrow’s Transportation Solutions (EV WATTS) project is being supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, organized through Energetics (Akimeka).
EV WATTS is addressing a growing need for practical information ...Continue Reading →
Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) stakeholder EVgo is tripling the size of its public fast charging network over the next five years – adding more than 2,700 public fast chargers in 40 metro areas through a partnership with General Motors (GM) to make it even easier to go electric.
EVgo is committed to expediting mass adoption of electric vehicles in the US by creating a convenient, reliable, and affordable ...Continue Reading →
By Todd Mouw, president of ROUSH CleanTech
In June, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously approved the Advanced Clean Truck Regulation. This bold step will accelerate California’s transition to zero-emissions in all commercial fleet sectors. It’s a historic and ambitious goal, and achieving it will be challenging.
The Advanced Clean Truck Regulation is a holistic approach to transition away from medium- and heavy-duty diesel vehicles to electric zero-emissions vehicles beginning in 2024.
The environmental goals are lofty. California faces challenging mandates to ...Continue Reading →
Join the NC Clean Cities Coalitions and Plug-in NC for a free webinar, the first of a three-part series, to learn about electric transit and school bus deployments in the Southeast. We will be joined by Kathleen Staples from Dominion Energy as she shares an update and overview of Dominion Energy’s Electric School Bus Program in Virginia. We will also hear from George Linney and Jay Perkins of Greensboro Transit Authority as they share the benefits and lessons learned from ...Continue Reading →
Free training has been announced for green fleets and interested stakeholders on biodiesel.
Training tailored to diesel technicians and mechanics
- Help answer your customer’s questions about biodiesel
- Get the latest on biodiesel fuel quality data and performance
- Impact on today’s PM traps and NOx after-treatment systems
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Providing expanded options for home charging of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be important as the market for PEVs continues to grow. Studies have estimated that as much as 90% of PEV charging occurs at residences. Though many organizations are working on charging solutions for single family homes, multi-unit dwellings (MUDs) present some unique challenges including the variety of property styles and architectures, ...Continue Reading →
Parksmart creates opportunities for parking structures to reduce operational costs up to 25 percent compared to the national average through improved lighting, ventilation, controls and commissioning measures.
Parksmart can accelerate the growth of business models integrating connected cars, consumer choice, multimodal mobility, smart parking and intelligent transportation innovations and other rapidly advancing technologies. The program can accelerate the use of alternative fuel vehicles. There are potentially 21 points that relate in some ...Continue Reading →