Every year, each Clean Cities coalition submits to the Department of Energy an annual Transportation Technology Deployment report that documents its activities and accomplishments for the previous calendar year. Coalition coordinators, who lead the local coalitions, provide information and data via an online database managed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The data characterize membership, funding, projects, and activities of the coalitions. ...Continue Reading →
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law of 2021 authorizes EPA to offer rebates to replace existing school buses with clean and zero-emission (ZE) models. The 2023 Clean School Bus (CSB) Rebates process includes SAM.gov account registration, rebate application submission, review and selection by EPA, selectees will then submit purchase orders to request payment and then receive payment, which ...Continue Reading →
Up to $100 million in funding available
The Federal Highway Administration released the Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger Reliability and Accessibility Accelerator Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) on September 13, 2023. The NOFO is funded through an annual 10 percent set-aside from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. The fiscal year (FY) 2022/2023 funding amount for this NOFO is ...Continue Reading →
Has your community, fleet or facility been working to reduce its environmental footprint? Do you have a stellar sustainability initiative? Emission reduction for health, for local energy savings? Energy transition to cleaner domestic fuels? Did you develop an innovative strategy that benefited the environment?
Consider applying for the 2024 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards. The awards acknowledge successful and innovative ...Continue Reading →
In the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable transportation, the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) stands as a pivotal milestone. At the heart of this shift lies the critical issue of accessible at-home charging. According to the 2020 Residential Energy Consumption Survey, an ...Continue Reading →
On September 12th, Superior Energy Systems, best known for its propane autogas dispensers installations around the country, has reached a milestone of more than 100 million gallons of fuel pumped through its line of PRO-Vend 2000 propane autogas dispensers. Propane autogas is the term used for propane used in vehicle applications like school buses, transit and paratransit ...
At Virginia Clean Cities, outreach events are valuable opportunities to connect with stakeholders. We have just published our calendar of events, from July of 2023 to June of 2024. This calendar documents the events we host, as well as events by our stakeholders and partners that we are attending or otherwise support. It also shows what you might be able ...Continue Reading →
From the VDOT NEVI team: VDOT has extended the due date for applications to the VDOT Phase I National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Request For Applications (RFA-21191) to Friday, October 6, 2023 at 6:00PM EST. Addendum No. 2 covering this schedule change, as well as answers to questions received by August 11, 2023 have been posted to the Commonwealth’s Marketplace, eVA.
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On June 15th, 2023, Dominion Energy joined Virginia Clean Cities for the Technology Happy Hour. During the session, Geovanni Castano with Dominion Energy gave an introduction to hydrogen, a closer look at the fuel for heavy-duty transportation, and a glimpse at Hydrogen Hubs in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
To learn more about hydrogen, watch a recording of our Technology Happy Hour session below or on our YouTube channel.Continue Reading →
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recently granted close to $34 million to 19 research projects led by both industry and university sectors. These projects aim to advance innovative technologies that will enhance the accessibility and affordability of clean hydrogen as a fuel source for electricity generation, industrial ...Continue Reading →