Key Findings in the 2030 National Charging Network Report

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NREL Analysis in Support of U.S. Clean Energy Goals

With the implementation of ambitious federal clean energy policies, the commitment of automotive companies to transition to zero-emission vehicles and the growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs) from consumers, experts predict that by 2030 there could be 30-42 million light-duty EVs on American roads. To support this transition ...

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More Than $171 Million Awarded in Emission-Reducing Rural, Electric and Natural Gas Transit Projects in Virginia

Warner and Kaine Applaud More Than $171 Million for Five Transit Projects in Virginia

[Press release courtesy of Senator Mark Warner’s website]

On June 26th, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) applauded $171,555,620 in federal funding for five transit projects in Virginia. This funding was authorized by the bipartisan infrastructure law supported by both Senators and signed into law by President Joe Biden. Specifically, these federal dollars will go towards investing in bus facilities and American-built buses ...

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Direct Elective Pay IRS Guidance

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released June 14, 2023 guidance for Direct Pay IRS tax benefits so that many tax-exempt have a clear path for getting a range of important clean technology integration tax credits including clean vehicle and alternative fuel infrastructure elective payed to them. These ...

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Fleet Transition and Electrification Reports

Virginia Clean Cities supports several projects with fleet transition or community transition reports in a range of fuels including electricity. In these efforts report products are often able to be shared publicly, although many reports remain private to just the fleet or stakeholder. This work is supported by localities, environmental foundations, and state and federal grant programs. Each of these reports feature and respond to content requests from localities ...

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Reviewers Needed for Federal Joint Office Funding Applications

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation (Joint Office), through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), is seeking subject matter experts to review applications for federal funding.

The Joint Office is looking for reviewers with expertise in the growing electric vehicle (EV) industry, including areas such as:

  • EV infrastructure resiliency planning
  • EV workforce development
  • Testing and certification standards for EV chargers
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion in transportation
  • Safety, codes, and standards with regards to EV charging and related infrastructure.

The ...

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$51 Million to Improve EV Charging Experience and Build Future for All Americans to Ride and Drive Electric Announced

The Biden-Harris administration on Friday, May 19th, announced the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation’s $51 million Ride and Drive Electric funding opportunity to support the rapid transition to electrified transportation and catalyze private sector investments in clean transportation.

The administration also announced the launch of the National Charging Experience Consortium to accelerate rapid, on-the-ground solutions ...

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