Question of the Month: Where can I find information specific to alternative fuel and advanced vehicles in Virginia?
Answer: The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) State Information portal (http://www.afdc.energy.gov/
As an example, the Virginia state page (http://www.afdc.energy.gov/states/VA) contains:
· A list of Virginia laws and incentives recently added to the AFDC Laws and Incentives website (http://www.afdc.energy.gov/
· A count of the total number of Virginia alternative fueling stations in the AFDC Alternative Fueling Station Locator (http://www.afdc.energy.gov/
· Virginia Clean Cities coalitions, as well as Coordinator contact information and a link to Regional Manager information.
o The TransAtlas tool contains information on alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) density and biofuel production facilities. To access state specific data in TransAtlas, select “Find Location” at the top of the screen and type in “Virginia” to see the desired information for this state.
o The BioFuels Atlas tool includes data on the use and potential production of biofuels, including feedstock availability and bioenergy plans. To access state specific information in BioFuels Atlas, select “Virginia” under the drop-down menu at the top of the screen for “State View.” This will generate a summary of the state at the bottom of the page.
· A count of the total number of Virginia TSE sites in the AFDC TSE Locator (http://www.afdc.energy.gov/
· A link to the Virginia Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy in My State page (http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/states/state_home.cfm/state=VA
In addition to the AFDC, state-specific information can be found on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s State and Local Climate and Energy Program page (http://epa.gov/