VCC/Argonne Internship

We would like to introduce our new intern, Jamison Walker. As the basis for his part-time internship, he took on the data acquisition and analysis part of our Anti-idling pilot project in Virginia Beach and Gloucester County school systems, which will also serve as his senior thesis. Find out more about the anti-idling project under the Cleaner Transportation Options tab.

Argonne National Laboratory awarded us funding for a full-time intern this summer, which Jamison also took on. As part of his summer intern he ...

Continue Reading →

The Compelling Case for Natural Gas Vehicles – 5/26

Virginia Clean Cities hosted a comprehensive one-day workshop for public and private fleet operators and clean-air/clean transportation policymakers.  This event was co-hosted by the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation, the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, the Department of Environmental Quality, and James Madison University.

Around 100 attendees learned:

  • How converting your fleet to NGVs can save you money
  • Environmental, energy security and economic market drivers
  • NGVs 101 basics review
  • Best NGV applications and why
  • Light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles available from ...
Continue Reading →

VCC Co-Hosts Alternative Fuel Education Workshop

On May 20th,  Virginia Clean Cities co-hosted an Alternative Fuels Workshop with the national trade associations of the alternative fuels industry. The event was held in Chantilly, VA at the headquarters of TV Worldwide. There were a wide range of presentations from experts in several alternative fuels including propane, ethanol, CNG, and biodiesel. There was also a discussion on various alternative fuel use incentives and next steps for those interested. The event was well attended and broadcast live from the ...

Continue Reading →

Hydrogen Ride and Drive Video

Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles are a blast to drive.  Alleyn submitted this video of a recent experience with several full sized hydrogen cars.  These vehicles are sold and leased on a small scale now, and are expected to reach larger deployments in 2015.  ...

Continue Reading →

Virginia Get Ready Roundtable

The Virginia Get Ready Roundtable has gathered for an introductory meeting on May 18, 2010 and established an initial plan for deployment of electric vehicles in Virginia. Virginia Utilities have installed and converted Prius vehicles, bucket trucks, and have agreed to purchase test Volt units when available. The Commonwealth has installed free access vehicle charging units at one rest area. Virginia entities are assessing charging capacity, investment needs, and roles in jumpstarting vehicle adoption and infrastructure deployment. ...

Continue Reading →

Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program About to Take Off

April 17th marked a milestone moment in the propane corridor project. Over 40 stakeholders, from as far away as Colorado and Texas, convened at VCC’s James Madison University office to participate in a project kickoff meeting.  The event began Thursday evening with a reception at the beautiful JMU Arboretum. Friday’s main topics focused around the current status, what the immediate next steps were, and the big picture view of the implementation of this historic project.  The energy was contagious and ...

Continue Reading →

Virginia, Maryland and D.C.

Grants are still available for retailers interested in providing E85 to the VA-MD-DC public.

E85 station locator brochure now available for download. This brochure details Virginia, Maryland and D.C. E85 stations and groups them by type of access (unrestricted public, restricted public, and private).

A new section titled “Financing Alternative Fuels – Making a Business Case” is now posted to the E85 Infrastructure page. This section contains tools such as a discounted cash flow calculator for E85 investment and a link ...

Continue Reading →
Page 28 of 28 «...10202425262728