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 →
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 →
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.
To register for the event or if you have further questions, please click the link here. We hope to see you there!Continue Reading →
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 →
XCharge North America has installed a DC Fast charging (DCFC) port option replacement at the Colonial Downs Pit Stop on I-64 in New Kent, Virginia, replacing the existing equipment with an XCharge unit, demonstrating that solutions need to be built for the existing North American electrical grid.
This Smart DC Charger ...Continue Reading →
Announcing the 2023 Green Fleet Awards Competition!
The 16th annual Green Fleet Awards hosted by the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) is now open to applications from all public and commercial fleets! NAFA recognizes peak-performing sustainability efforts and its environmentally-minded practices in fleets. This contest provides you an opportunity to:
- Showcase innovative ...
Join Virginia Clean Cities, New Jersey Clean Cities, Thomas Built Buses and The Mobility House on June 5th at 1 p.m. EST for a discussion on electric school bus technology, funding, and charging management!
To register, please click the graphic above or visit the link here: https://jmu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErc–spjgtGdaXWd5eZ3oIFmLlcvHmOz9MContinue Reading →