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|

VW Settlement Related RFPs Open in 9 States

Don't miss out on the 14 RFPs currently open in 9 states! With the finalization of many state VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plans, we have seen an increase in the number of RFPs announced. Open RFPs include requests for Diesel Emission Reduction Act funds, vehicle replacement programs, and charging stations. See the list below of [...]

By |2018-10-24T15:15:59-04:00October 24th, 2018|

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

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 to the written comments it received on the draft plan. These comments also included significant support for light duty EV [...]

By |2018-09-04T12:18:30-04:00September 4th, 2018|

Public Meeting on Beneficiary Mitigation Plan and School Bus Application

The Missouri DNR will hold a public meeting to continue the engagement process with all interested parties and share our plan to reduce NOx emissions. The department will present information about the beneficiary mitigation plan, implementation guidelines, and the school bus application round.  The meeting will be held in the Lower Level Bennett Springs Conference [...]

By |2018-08-09T10:55:34-04:00August 30th, 2018|

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

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  below. The Missouri DNR also opened up applications for school bus replacements using VW and DERA funds through September 14, [...]

By |2018-08-09T11:01:33-04:00August 8th, 2018|

Maine DOT Announces VW Settlement RFP

The State of Maine announced a funding opportunity for the use of its VW Environmental Mitigation Settlement Funds opened on July 9, 2018. The Round 1 process is described in the RFP Timeline. Completed applications must be submitted via the state website or by mail postmarked by September 15, 2018. Approximately $2 million will be distributed to [...]

By |2018-07-12T16:43:19-04:00July 12th, 2018|

Minnesota offers $1.4 million to install EV fast chargers

On July 5, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released a request for proposal (RFP) for EV charging stations using Volkswagen settlement funds. The purpose of the grant is to reduce air pollution by expanding access to EV charging across the state.  The RFP makes available approximately $1.4 million to install fast-charging stations along designated highway [...]

By |2018-07-11T08:01:26-04:00July 11th, 2018|

New Mexico Environment Department Accepting Applications for Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Funding

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will accept applications for projects relating to the Volkswagen Settlement Agreement between July 2 and September 14, 2018.  Qualifying projects must demonstrate a reduction in NOx, and meet the criteria outlined in the Settlement Agreement.  The Settlement Agreement allows NMED to approve funding for up to one-third of the [...]

By |2018-07-02T12:51:16-04:00July 2nd, 2018|

Ohio EPA Webinar for RFP Applicants

Join a webinar hosted by Ohio EPA webinars for RFP applicants (registration required). Owners of eligible medium and heavy diesel fleets in 26 Ohio priority counties are invited to apply for grants to repower or replace diesel vehicles and equipment with new clean diesel or alternative fuel (CNG, LNG, propane, diesel electric hybrid) or [...]

By |2018-06-12T09:24:25-04:00June 26th, 2018|

Ohio EPA Webinar for RFP Applicants

Join a webinar hosted by Ohio EPA webinars for RFP applicants (registration required). Owners of eligible medium and heavy diesel fleets in 26 Ohio priority counties are invited to apply for grants to repower or replace diesel vehicles and equipment with new clean diesel or alternative fuel (CNG, LNG, propane, diesel electric hybrid) or [...]

By |2018-06-05T18:51:22-04:00June 20th, 2018|
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