EVNoire, Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition, Meeting with Biden-Harris Staff on Advancing Racial Equity in Energy, Environment and Transportation

Washington, DC— The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) a public-private partnership that promotes the use of clean, American transportation fuels, improved air quality and environmental justice and EVNoire, the nation’s largest network of diverse electric vehicle (EV) drivers and enthusiasts, united on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the grounds of the White House for a meeting and discussion with ...

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Virginia Clean Cities Celebrates National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, promoted by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to give biking a try.

Biking creates healthier communities, reduces emissions, and reduces our reliance on imported ...

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Virginia Clean Cities receives two Virginia Green Travel All-Star Awards

Richmond, VA – On April 25, 2022, the Virginia Green Travel program recognized 20 Virginia organizations and seven individuals for their outstanding efforts to protect the environment and support green tourism in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The awards were presented during the 9th annual Virginia Green Travel Conference.  

“The Virginia Green Travel Certification program works to support and promote those businesses that are committed ...

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Ethanol E15 Expanded Summer Use

Reposted from Reuters –  Alexandra Alper

Brings fuel cost savings without significant air quality impact expected. Higher blends of ethanol all summer long.

WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will unveil plans on Tuesday to extend the availability of higher biofuels-blended gasoline during the summer to curb soaring fuel costs and to cut reliance on foreign energy sources, senior administration officials said.

The move represents the administration’s latest attempt to tamp down inflation, which hit a ...

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Dominion Energy Smart Charging Infrastructure Pilot Program

Are your employees returning back to the workplace? You can offer them the added benefit of charging stations while saving your company money!

The Smart Charging Infrastructure Pilot (or “SCIP”) Program supports electric vehicle (EV) adoption in Virginia and will inform the design of managed charging programs and other EV customer offerings in the future.
Become an EV charging station site host in 6 ...

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Community Solar Co-ops for Home Solar and EV Home Chargers Succeed in Virginia

One method to expand access to clean energy and clean transportation energy is through solar co-op programs, which have worked in many regions successfully. The costs for solar and costs for electric vehicle (EV) chargers each include “soft costs” of system design, information, permitting and contracting that are similar. By pairing education and purchase activities for both technologies, partners can reach more people and help more communities become confident and informed as well as save money!

Sometimes labeled as ‘solarize’ programs, ...

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Technology Happy Hour: EVNoire and Guidehouse

On March 17th, 2022, EVNoire and Guidehouse joined Virginia Clean Cities for the Technology Happy Hour to highlight the Dominion Smart Charging Infrastructure Pilot Program (SCIP)!

Speakers included:

  • Dr. Shelley Francis, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, EVNoire
  • Mariah Stanley, Manager Mid-Atlantic/NE Region, EVNoire
  • Shaun Caldwell, Associate Director, Guidehouse

During the session, Shaun gave an overview of the SCIP program. If you are a Dominion Energy customer in Virginia interested in workplace or transit charging, the SCIP program can help you make an easy ...

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DOT Releases Information on Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program

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Watch Secretary Buttigieg announce the release of the Multimodal Projects Discretionary Grant with White House Senior Advisor & Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator Mitch Landrieu

Earlier today transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $2.9 billion of funding is now available for major infrastructure projects through a combined Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Combining three major discretionary grant programs into one Multimodal ...

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Free Organic Waste-to-Energy Technical Assistance – Due March 28th

As a service to our Partners and other stakeholders, EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is sharing information about an opportunity named Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Technical Assistance for Local Governments from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Please note that EPA is not affiliated in any way with the review and selection process.

On behalf of DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, the ...

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