In recent years, the electric vehicle (EV) revolution has gained remarkable traction, transforming the automotive industry and reshaping the way we think about transportation. A recent study authored by Generation180 examining EV registrations across 11 designated market areas (DMAs) has shed light ...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 ...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 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 →
Input on Round 7 Alternative Fueling Corridors
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) designates Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFCs) to support the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging and other alternative fueling infrastructure at strategic locations along major national highways. Federal funding opportunities like the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula ...Continue Reading →
Join Virginia Clean Cities on June 15th at 4:00 p.m. EST for our Technology Happy Hour on Hydrogen! Geovanni Castano with Dominion Energy will feature in this month’s webinar to give an introduction to hydrogen, a closer look at the fuel for heavy-duty transportation and a glimpse at Hydrogen Hubs in the Mid-Atlantic.
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