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On June 1, 2023, the City of Chesapeake awarded Trillium Transportation Fuels, LLC., a four-year contract for the supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) for the City’s fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) powered solid-waste trucks.
The City is presently using over 21,000 diesel gallon equivalents (DGE) of CNG per month in the solid waste ...Continue Reading →
The National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA), the vehicle fleet industry’s largest membership association, announced their annual Green Fleet Awards winners on August 14, 2023, during the Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference and Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The top fleets included several Virginia Clean Cities stakeholders including:
The Town of Warrenton won a NAFA Green Fleet Rookie of the Year Award. The Town is a leader in hybrid vehicle adoption in their police department with a goal of 100 percent hybrid ...Continue Reading →
[Image courtesy of the EPA]
|On August 2, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the 2022-2023 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) National Grant Program! The 2022-2023 DERA Grant Program will award approximately $115 million in grants, subject to the availability of funds, the quantity and quality of applications received, and other applicable considerations to implement cleaner technology projects to ...
In recent years, the demand for electric vehicles (EVs) has surged and many are eager to purchase their own EV. However, the cost can be a big barrier for many consumers. With the growing focus on sustainability and a green future in Virginia, the state and federal government are implementing various policies and incentives to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles. That’s where a visionary electric vehicle ecommerce ...Continue Reading →
It’s the last week to apply to the Port of Virginia’s Go-Zero Program! This is a competitive program and an offshoot of the Green Operator Program. The Virginia Green Operator program is a public-private, voluntary program through the Port of Virginia that aims to reduce the amount of air pollution from drayage trucks in the state of Virginia. By incentivizing the purchase of new diesel trucks, the ...Continue Reading →
A Notable Step in Clean Transportation
Virginia’s school bus fleet has achieved a major milestone by operating over 100 Thomas Jouley electric buses and accumulating more than 1 million service miles. Since early 2021, these buses have been reliable, efficient and sustainable for student transportation across the state. ...Continue Reading →
[Guest article courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech]
The pace of transportation innovation will continue to quicken
With a huge global and national push for clean air, here’s what we know for sure: What it took the automotive industry to accomplish in 100 years will again happen over the next 10 years.
More than 90,000 class 6-7 ...Continue Reading →
In September, 2022, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Board of Directors announced the Electric Vehicle (EV) Deployment Clearinghouse. These resources include information on local EV plans and policies, procurement and support agreements for EV infrastructure, as well as grants and partnership opportunities. Additionally, the Clearinghouse features an EV Charging Station ...Continue Reading →
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) has introduced the Voucher Program, a new initiative in collaboration with the Offices of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED) and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). The program aims to provide $27.5 million in support to organizations involved in bringing innovative energy technologies to ...Continue Reading →