On May 19, 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the award of numerous projects including vehicle and program deployment in Virginia. In support of the U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization, projects funded by this $87 million funding opportunity will drive innovation in technology and materials development for EVs; create new concepts to lower emissions associated with off-road vehicles, rail and maritime ...Continue Reading →
The U.S. Department of Energy VTO’s fiscal year 2023 funding opportunity, totaling $99.5 million, will support projects to reduce soft costs to improve EV charging infrastructure in underserved communities, provide consumer education on EVs and EV charging, and develop batteries that use low-cost, abundant materials. This funding opportunity seeks the participation of underserved communities and underrepresented groups, and applicants are required to ...Continue Reading →
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation Update
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a preview of the Urban Electric Mobility Toolkit, titled “Charging Forward: A Toolkit for Planning and Funding Urban Electric Mobility Infrastructure.”
Developed with support by the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation, the toolkit serves as a one-stop resource to help urban communities scope, plan, and identify ...Continue Reading →
The 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference provides a unique forum to inform, educate, and activate communities across Virginia about the benefits of resiliency planning and the opportunities for economic activity that helps address climate impact while building the local workforce.
Resilient Virginia is pleased to announce that the conference, focused on economic opportunities for community resilience, will take place on August ...Continue Reading →
|High Pressure Systems Manufacturer Bauer Compressors to Expand in Virginia|
|Bauer Compressors, Inc. to invest $7.4 million, create 47 new jobs in City of Norfolk|
|Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Virginia-headquartered Bauer Compressors Inc., the world’s foremost innovative designer and manufacturer of high-pressure systems, will invest $7.4 million to expand its operation in the ...|
Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released an update to the Rural Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure Toolkit, titled Charging Forward: A Toolkit for Planning and Funding Rural Electric Mobility Infrastructure. This much-anticipated update includes new information from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act along with greater focus on Tribal communities and expanded content on electric transit, micromobility, and accessible design. First published in February 2022, the Rural EV Infrastructure Toolkit serves as a one-stop shop to help ...Continue Reading →
The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI Program) is a new competitive grant program created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to strategically deploy publicly accessible electric vehicle charging and alternative fueling infrastructure in the places people live and work – urban and rural areas alike – in addition to ...Continue Reading →
Starting May 1, 2023, the Green Operator program will open the first round of funding for Go-Zero, a program providing incentive of up to $200,000 for each zero-emission (ZEV) truck purchased and up to $100,000 for each near zero-emission (NZEV) truck purchased. Like the existing Green Operator program, the expectation is for drayage trucks to provide services to the Port of Virginia ...Continue Reading →
|On April 24th, the EPA announced the 2023 Clean School Bus (CSB) Grant Program. This is the first grant funding opportunity through the multi-year funding program and follows the 2022 CSB Rebate Program, which was the first round of funding. Under the 2023 Grant Program, EPA anticipates awarding approximately $400 million in competitive grant funding to eligible applicants for the purchase of zero-emission (ZE) school ...|
Happy 30th birthday to the Clean Cities Coalition Network!
Join us in celebrating 30 years of boosting the country’s energy security, economic vitality, and quality of life by advancing affordable, efficient, and clean transportation fuels and technologies. Over 30 years, the network has built bipartisan support, deep connections within the transportation industry, and active partnerships with 20,000 public and ...Continue Reading →