EPA Makes Nearly $1 Billion in Funding Available for Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles

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The EPA is awarding up to $932 million in competitive grant funding under the 2024 Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The program is accepting applications nationwide to fund the replacement of existing non-zero-emission Class 6 and 7 heavy-duty vehicles with zero-emission Class 6 and 7 heavy-duty vehicles.

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$54 Million in Additional Clean Transportation Grants Available

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The U.S. Joint Office of Energy and Transportation’s Communities Taking Charge Accelerator funding opportunity fosters innovative approaches to equitable EV adoption and charging access. 

A recently announced $54 million Communities Taking Charge Accelerator funding opportunity through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will enhance electric mobility in communities without access to home charging infrastructure. It also focuses on developing ...

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Revolutionizing Conservative Values: My Journey into Electric Vehicle Ownership

Reposted with permission from Conservatives for Clean Energy.

As a lifelong conservative with a deep appreciation for technology and innovation, my decision to own an electric vehicle (EV), specifically a Tesla, may seem surprising to some within my political circle. However, my upbringing in a household that embraced the early adoption of technology, coupled with my hands-on experience with cars from ...

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$1 Billion for Clean Heavy Duty Vehicles Incoming

Get Ready for the 2024 Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles (CHDV) Grant Program! The Inflation Reduction Act invests $1 billion to replace existing heavy-duty vehicles with zero-emission vehicles, support zero-emission vehicle infrastructure, and train and develop workers. Under the EPA CHDV Program, the EPA plans to launch a grant program this spring to fund the purchase zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles, with $400 million allocated to projects ...
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Virginia Clean Cities to Honor Clean Transportation Champions

On April 4th, Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) will honor Virginia’s green fleets and clean transportation leaders with a special event held at the Richmond Main Street Station. Held each spring to recognize individuals and organizations working to reduce transportation emissions, the Rally in Richmond features panel presentations, an alternative fuel vehicle expo, an awards ceremony and more.

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VCU and Molg Secure $5 Million for Battery Recycling

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $62 million for 17 projects funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to increase consumer participation in consumer electronics battery recycling and improve the economics of battery recycling. Under the Biden-Harris Administration, electric vehicle (EV) sales have quadrupled, reaching record high levels of more than 1.4 million sales last year. With demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and stationary energy storage projected to expand the lithium battery ...

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Roush Cleantech Reflects on NTEA Work Truck Show

Images and article courtesy of Roush Cleantech.

“This year’s NTEA Work Truck Show was nothing short of encouraging for the future of clean transportation, with the Green Truck Summit setting the stage for vital discussions on the future of the industry and the continued advancement of sustainable solutions.

A key takeaway from the event was the undeniable progress in electric vehicle (EV) technology. ...

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EPA Releases New Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later

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On March 20, 2024, EPA announced a final rule, Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles, that sets new, more protective standards to further reduce harmful air pollutant emissions from light-duty and medium-duty vehicles starting with model year 2027. The final rule builds upon EPA’s final standards for ...

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