New Jersey Will Allocate Remaining $45 Million VW Settlement Funds to EVs and EV Charging

Strengthening the state's transportation electrification leadership, policymakers in New Jersey announced on April 22, 2020 that the remaining VW Settlement Funds worth almost $45 million will go towards EVs and EV charging. Roughly $32.7 million of this will go towards the replacement of old diesel buses, trucks, trains, port equipment, and marine vessels with [...]

By |2020-04-22T19:52:28-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

2020 Federal Low or No Emission Program Funding Available

On January 17, 2020, the Federal Transit Adminsitration (FTA) announced the opening of the 2020 Low or No Emission (Low-No) Program. Under this cycle. approximately $130 million will be available for transit agencies in all states to go towards the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles as well as related equipment [...]

By |2020-01-29T12:44:11-05:00January 29th, 2020|

DOE Announces $133 Million to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

The U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $133 million in new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies research.  This funding supports research that will lead to more affordable, efficient, and secure transportation energy. Funded through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, this funding opportunity supports projects in advanced batteries and electrification in [...]

By |2020-01-28T15:14:27-05:00January 28th, 2020|

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|

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|

Oklahoma DEQ Releases RFP for Charging Stations and Extends School Bus Deadline

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released a Request for Proposal to install electric vehicle charging stations throughout the state. The state has approximately $3.1 million in Volkswagen State Environmental Trust Funds to support this program. Up to 80 percent of costs for charging stations are reimbursable through a competitive grant program. Eligible [...]

By |2018-11-30T20:54:34-05:00November 30th, 2018|

CA Grant Applicant Teleconference for Financing Assistance for Lower-Income Consumers Pilot Project

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 |2018-11-02T17:07:13-04:00November 14th, 2018|

Oklahoma Webinar on Alternative Fuel School Bus and Clean Diesel Funding

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (OK DEQ) is hosting a webinar on the Alternative Fuel School Bus Program through the VW Settlement and the Clean Diesel Program through the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA). Register for the webinar here. The OK DEQ is now accepting applications for the Alternative Fuel School Bus Program. [...]

By |2018-10-24T12:49:25-04:00November 5th, 2018|
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