WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing the availability of almost $2.3 billion in funding to expand and modernize intercity passenger rail nationwide through the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program (Partnership Program). Thanks to President Biden’s ...Continue Reading →
The 2022 Fuel Economy Guide is out!
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) produce the Fuel Economy Guide to help car buyers choose the most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets their needs. The Guide is available on the web at fueleconomy.gov.
The purpose of EPA’s fuel ...Continue Reading →
Virginia is moving into the fast lane on electric vehicles (EVs). The Commonwealth approved measures to adopt new vehicle emissions standards and EV sales targets; legislators are looking for ways to fund EV adoption incentives; and, a recent study by ACEEEE gave Virginia the highest marks of any state in the southeast on transportation ...Continue Reading →
On July 22nd, 2021, Joyce Bodoh of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative was the featured stakeholder for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour.
During the session, Joyce discussed REC’s residential charging program and their activities with workplace charging. She also provided some basic background about EVs including current barriers, the status of EVs in Virginia, and the solutions that REC sees for a path forward.
You can view the recording and learn about REC and EVs here or on our YouTube ...Continue Reading →
On June 24th, 2021, Van Wilkins of In-Charge Energy was the featured stakeholder for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour.
During the session, Van discussed the intricacies of AC and DC charging. He outlined how the two technologies work, when each application is most beneficial, and what the future of charging will look like, including a hint at the exciting megawatt charging standards in development.
You can view the recording and learn about electric vehicle charging infrastructure and what charging options ...Continue Reading →
In May and June of 2021, Virginia Clean Cities developed a statewide report for Virginia and Washington D.C. to assess the Commonwealth’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Projections and 10% Deployment Scenario. The objective of this report is to outline the tools and benefits available to the Commonwealth ...Continue Reading →
On June 10th, 2021, we welcomed former Virginia Clean Cities executive director Chelsea Jenkins as our featured stakeholder for our Technology Happy Hour! Since departing VCC, Chelsea has been a part of the Roush CleanTech team where she is now the Vice President of Government & Industry Relations. She is also the Vice President of Virginia Clean Cities’ board of directors!
During this session, Chelsea discussed the wide range of services and products Roush and Roush CleanTech has to offer. They ...Continue Reading →
On May 27th, 2021, we welcomed Dominion Energy as our featured stakeholder for our Technology Happy Hour!
During the session, Dominion Energy’s Electrification Manager Kate Staples discussed Dominion’s Smart Charging Infrastructure Pilot and opportunities for transit authorities looking to electrify their fleets.
You can view the recording and learn about electric vehicle charging infrastructure and the information and incentives Dominion has to offer here or on our YouTube channel.