The 9th Annual Pan Asian ProcureCon NOVA Small Business and Industry Day will take place on November 9, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM in Chantilly, Virginia. The event offers a comprehensive agenda including a Buyer Expo Showcase, Business Match Making, networking with VIPs and SBA heads in addition to sessions with industry leaders. Attendees will benefit from valuable insights on procurement assistance, collaboration strategies and the latest policies from SBA National Headquarters. This event aims to connect small ...Continue Reading →
The transition towards electric vehicles (EVs) is accelerating, and with it comes the need for robust charging infrastructure. One critical decision lies in when to install this infrastructure: during the initial construction phase or as a later retrofit. This article delves into the available data on the cost implications of both approaches, highlighting the significant advantages ...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 →
On August 9th, the SolarButterfly, an exciting fold-out solar electric vehicle trailer technology, will be on display at VCC’s headquarters in Harrisonburg, VA. The trailer is a real tiny house with a kitchen, toilet, shower, running water, A/C, and up to 6 beds completely powered by solar energy. ...
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 →
Join us October 16 to 17, 2023, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center for the annual Virginia Clean Energy Summit! This year’s conference aims to showcase advancements in clean energy technologies, policies and business strategies currently reshaping Virginia’s energy sector. The Summit will emphasize potential opportunities and foster collaborative efforts to accelerate the adoption ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
Join Generation180 and Evergreen Action on June 28th to learn how individuals and communities can access new federal funds under the Inflation Reduction Act and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
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Register now for the 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference taking place August 1-2 at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, VA! Hosted by the UVA Environmental Institute, the 2023 conference aims to highlight how businesses and communities can work together to grown investments in a low-carbon economy, give examples of approaches to resiliency, and discuss the on-going concerns with climate change.
Furthermore, the conference will address the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and ...Continue Reading →