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September 2019

California Energy Commission Approves $95 Million for EV Charging and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure

September 13th, 2019|Categories: Policies & Regulations|Tags: , , , |

On September 11, 2019, the California Energy Commission (CEC) announced the approval of $95 million in new investments to go towards clean transportation programs throughout the state. The investments will contribute to CEC's Clean [...]

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

September 11th, 2019|Categories: Policies & Regulations, Public Requests, VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

August 2019

Dominion Energy to Invest in More Than 1000 Electric School Buses

August 29th, 2019|Categories: Policies & Regulations, Public Requests|Tags: , , |

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.

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December 2018

Wisconsin Awards $32 million of VW Settlement Funds for Transit Bus Replacements

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) announced the awardees for its Transit Capital Assistance Grant Program through the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. The DOA awarded all $32 million allocated for the replacement of class [...]

November 2018

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

November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Public Requests, VW Settlement|Tags: , |

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 [...]

October 2018

Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Boston and DC are Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge Winners

October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

On October 21st, Mike Bloomberg named Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, DC as winners in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. These four cities join six other cities – Atlanta, Los Angeles, Portland, San [...]

Electrify America Releases Cycle 2 ZEV Investment Plan for California

October 4th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , , , |

On October 3rd Electrify America, the Volkswagen subsidiary in charge of distributing ZEV investment funds on behalf of VW, released its Cycle 2 Investment Plan for California. The plan defines how Electrify America proposes [...]

September 2018

Pennsylvania Announces Grants and Rebates for Electric Vehicle Charging and Hydrogen Fueling Stations

September 20th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

On September 19th, Pennsylvania announced that it would be accepting applications for grants and rebates for electric vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling stations through the Driving PA Forward program that is responsible for distributing [...]

Illinois Finalizes VW Mitigation Plan and Opens Applications for First Round of Funding

September 4th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency finalized their spending plan for Volkswagen Settlement Funds (Beneficiary Mitigation Plan) on August 28, 2018. The finalized plan added significant funding for on-road vehicles, a change the EPA attributes [...]

August 2018

Missouri Finalizes VW Mitigation Plan and Opens Applications for School Bus Replacement Funding

August 8th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources finalized their spending plan for Volkswagen Settlement Funds (Beneficiary Mitigation Plan) on August 6, 2018. Funding allocations have not changed significantly since the draft plan and are detailed  [...]

July 2018

Massachusetts Releases Draft VW Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Public Comment

July 20th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has released its Draft Volkswagen (VW) Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) for public comment. The Draft is posted on the MassDEP website at: https://www.mass.gov/guides/volkswagen-diesel-settlements-environmental-mitigation. Electronic comments via [...]

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South Carolina Dept. of Insurance Releases VW Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan, Sets Public Meeting

April 12th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

Ray Farmer, Director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance, announced today that the South Carolina Department of Insurance has released the first draft of the Beneficiary Mitigation Plan required under the Volkswagen Environmental [...]

March 2018

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Releases Online Survey to Inform State Mitigation Plan

March 14th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection opened an online public survey (Diesel Emissions  Mitigation Program Public Survey) to inform the state's Beneficiary Mitigation Plan.  The Beneficiary Mitigation Plan will outline the distribution of Florida's [...]

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Energy Department Announces $15 million for Batteries and Electrification to Enable Extreme Fast Charging

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Policies & Regulations|Tags: , , |

The Energy Department announced up to $15 million for research projects on batteries and vehicle electrification technologies to enable extreme fast charging. The Department’s Vehicle Technologies Office is seeking research projects to develop plug-in [...]

September 2017

JLL Wins Assignment to Find Electric Vehicle Charging Sites in $2 Billion Volkswagen Investment

September 14th, 2017|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America contracted with JLL to identify EV charging station sites and provide site feasibility studies in 17 metros, nearly half of them in California. JLL is seeking sites with property owners [...]

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Virginia RFI now due 5/31

May 18th, 2017|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: |

DEQ is issuing an addendum to the below referenced RFI for the purpose of modifying the information requested for light duty (LD) zero emission vehicle (ZEV) supply equipment projects and extending the deadline for [...]

RFI for Florida due June 23rd

May 15th, 2017|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: |

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is requesting information from interested parties to help inform Florida’s draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan under the prospective Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund. Interested parties can view and download [...]

April 2017

RFI for Virginia due by May 18th

April 13th, 2017|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: |

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking early input from governmental and non-governmental entities on the type and scope of projects that they may later submit to compete [...]

March 2017