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Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo

The Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo aims to improve transportation efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions, and address the mobility needs of all by sharing research, technology, planning, and policy developments.  Visit the Event Website Register for the Event

By |2019-05-06T23:41:05-04:00October 1st, 2019|

Tennessee Sustainable Transportation and Forum Expo

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels) will hold the fifth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo (STF&E) on October 1-2, 2019 at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville, TN. The forum will highlight new research and technologies that improve transportation efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions, and address the mobility needs [...]

By |2019-07-16T15:54:53-04:00October 1st, 2019|

Transit and Shuttle Bus Grant Application Workshop

On September 10, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) released its second solicitation for projects under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The purpose of the EMT is to execute environmental mitigation projects that reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides.  TDEC will host an application workshop for the Transit and Shuttle [...]

By |2019-09-16T15:07:34-04:00September 17th, 2019|

Tennessee Allocates $8.8 Million of VW Settlement Funds for School Bus Replacement

On May 22, 2019, Tennessee announced the recipients of $8,854,685.42 in VW Settlement grants to replace older models of diesel school buses with newer and cleaner alternatives. The funding will help replace 143 older diesel school buses with one electric, 68 diesel, 66 propane, and eight CNG school buses. 39 school districts across the [...]

By |2019-06-07T12:26:49-04:00May 23rd, 2019|

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|

School Bus Replacement Grant Application Workshop

The Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) and the Tennessee Department of Education have partnered to host an application workshop for the School Bus Replacement Grant program on Tuesday, October 16 at the Wilson County Schools Administrative & Training Complex. This funding program is managed by TDEC under its administration of the State's initial [...]

By |2018-10-15T11:08:50-04:00October 16th, 2018|

Alternative Fuel School Bus Workshop

A growing number of school districts across the U.S. are shifting their fleets to run on alternative fuels to save money on fuel and maintenance and to promote cleaner air. Tennessee Clean Fuels (TCF), in partnership with Central States Bus Sales, will host an alternative fuel school bus workshop on July 25, 2018 at [...]

By |2018-07-02T08:58:23-04:00July 25th, 2018|

Tennessee Releases Proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has released for public comment the State of Tennessee’s Proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (proposed BMP) for purposes of implementing the State’s initial allocation under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement (VW Settlement) Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The proposed BMP is intended to provide the public with insight into [...]

By |2018-07-24T08:37:51-04:00July 19th, 2018|

Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Public Information Webinar

This information session will be free and open to the public, but registration is required due to space restrictions. We encourage organizations with multiple personnel interested in attending the webinar to register only once and have employees convene for the webinar together at their own work premises. Once you register through the Eventbrite page, [...]

By |2018-03-13T21:09:33-04:00December 19th, 2017|