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Hawaii Releases Statewide RFP for Fleet Electrification

On December 10, 2019, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an RFP seeking proposals for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure, which could be solar-powered, statewide through a 10-year service contract. This RFP will address the electrification of state fleets in order to make progress towards Hawaii’s clean energy goals including emission reduction in [...]

By |2019-12-16T12:42:53-05:00December 16th, 2019|

National Grid Opens Fleet Advisory Services Program Survey

The National Grid Fleet Advisory Services Program Survey is now available for your participation. The Fleet Advisory Service Program is intended to analyze customers’ current fleets and provide a roadmap to electrification in support of the electric vehicle and carbon-reduction goals of Massachusetts. The responses of the survey will inform a subsequent RFP; we [...]

By |2019-12-06T15:59:28-05:00December 6th, 2019|

Washington State Launches $2.25 Million Charging Infrastructure Program for Government Agencies

On September 4, 2019, the Washington State Department of Ecology announced a new round of VW Settlement funding targeting state and local government facilities. The program seeks to accelerate EV adoption in both public and private vehicle fleets throughout the state by expanding access to public charging sited at government facilities. The program will [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:35:10-04:00September 11th, 2019|

Dominion Energy to Invest in More Than 1000 Electric School Buses

On August 29, 2019, Dominion Energy announced a new commitment to help school districts in their service territories replace diesel school buses with electric models. The initiative will lead to the replacement 50 buses in the first phase and Dominion will add another 200 electric school buses every year for the next five years.

By |2019-08-29T17:46:14-04:00August 29th, 2019|

Florida Releases Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

On July 17, 2019 the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) released its draft mitigation plan. Florida's plan for spending its $166.28 million share of the Environmental Mitigation Trust is the last draft plan of the 50 states and Washington, DC to be released. The department allocated the maximum 15% of funds to Light-Duty [...]

By |2019-07-17T19:12:39-04:00July 17th, 2019|

Proterra Wins Statewide Contract in Virginia

On June 28th, 2019, Proterra was awarded a statewide contract by the Virginia Department of General Services to provide electric buses to transit agencies, universities, and institutions across the state. These stakeholders can now purchase electric buses directly through the pre-established contract. The contract is designed to allow transit agencies in other states to [...]

By |2019-07-12T13:49:25-04:00July 12th, 2019|

States Push Forward as Federal Policy Wavers

Progress towards rolling back Obama-era fuel economy standards has generated uncertainty across the auto industry. Issued in 2012, the standards require an increase in overall fuel efficiency for light-duty vehicles to around 50 mpg by model year 2025. A rollback would freeze progress, lowering the requirement to 37 mpg. California has already indicated it intends to stand by the tougher [...]

By |2019-07-26T08:32:49-04:00April 15th, 2019|

Indiana Announces Round One RFP for VW Settlement Funding

Indiana announced the first round RFP for VW Settlement funding on March 27, 2019. This RFP is administered by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and will remain open until June 17, 2019. $9.8 million of the total $40.1 million allocated to the state will be available during this round of funding.  Eligible [...]

By |2019-03-28T14:37:28-04:00March 28th, 2019|

Massachusetts Announces Grant Programs to Reduce Vehicle Air Pollution

On January 18, 2018, the Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration announced a grant program that will utilize $12.5 million in VW funds and $500,000 from other clean air funds to reduce emissions from vehicles and non-road equipment and promote transportation electrification.  The grants are part of a multi-phase approach to spend the state's $75 million from [...]

By |2019-01-22T22:43:03-05:00January 22nd, 2019|

CA Announces a $18 million Grant for an Administrator to Implement the Statewide Financing Assistance for Low-Income Consumers Pilot Project for FY 2017-2018

The California Air Resources Board (CARB or the Board) is pleased to announce a grant solicitation of $18 million for an administrator to implement the Statewide Financing Assistance for Lower-Income Consumers Pilot Project for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18.  This is one of a suite of CARB funded pilot projects that, together with committed partners, [...]

By |2018-11-05T12:00:19-05:00November 2nd, 2018|