Applications for Communities LEAP grants due Dec. 14

The DOE Communities LEAP (Local Energy Action Program) aims to facilitate sustained community-wide economic and environmental benefits primarily through DOE’s clean energy deployment work.  Communities LEAP seeks to facilitate sustained community-wide economic empowerment through clean energy, improve local environmental conditions, and open the way for other benefits primarily through DOE’s clean energy deployment work.

Who is eligible? Low-income, high ...

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Propane Autogas is Helping USPS Fleet Operations

Image courtesy of Roush Clean Tech.

In the relentless pursuit of environmentally responsible transportation solutions, fleet managers often find themselves at a crossroads, balancing the need for sustainability with practicality. For one United States Postal Service (USPS) supplier, the answer came in the form of propane autogas.

With a fleet of over 160 vehicles, New Hampshire-based DDA Transport recognized the importance of reducing its carbon footprint. However, ...

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Virginia’s Passenger Rail: Keys to Further Success

Image courtesy of Amtrak; press release courtesy of VHSR.

On November 16, 2023, Virginians for High Speed Rail (VHSR), the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), RVA757 Connects, Greater Washington Partnership (GWP) and New River Valley (NRV) Passenger Rail shared the report, “Virginia Passenger Rail: Keys to Further Success,” a comprehensive examination of the current state of passenger rail in Virginia and a roadmap for ...

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Technology Happy Hour: DC America

On October 26th, 2023, DC America joined Virginia Clean Cities for the Technology Happy Hour. During the session, Nathen Bowen, Co-founder and President of DC America, gave an introduction to modular charging platforms using single point connection, which can reduce installation costs by half.

To learn more about DC America, watch a recording of our Technology Happy Hour session below or on our YouTube channel

If you are an alternative fuels technology provider who would like to be a featured stakeholder in this series, please reach out to VCC’s Gregory Brennan for more information.

Job Opportunities

Virginia Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is looking for a dynamic, energized individual to be SUN’s Virginia Program Director. The position can be based anywhere in Virginia with travel throughout the Commonwealth. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to combine rooftop solar deployment, grassroots organizing and policy advocacy to make a real impact in our transition to renewable energy as part of ...

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