VW Settlement Award

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in session [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:42:08-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:48:24-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Michigan Awards $4.2 million in VW Settlement Money for Electric School Buses

On September 12, 2019, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced an award of $4.2 million to go towards the Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation Electric School Bus Pilot Project. Lion Electric was selected as the manufacturer for the pilot program and will provide 11 electric school buses throughout the [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:57:41-04:00September 16th, 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|

46 States Have Received Funding for Electric Transit Buses

On July 26, 2019, the Federal Transit Administration announced $85 million in awards for all-electric transit buses through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program. This round, 38 states received funding through the program for the purchase of electric buses and supporting charging infrastructure including DC fast, on-route, inductive, and depot charging. The Low-No program is [...]

By |2019-08-05T14:00:34-04:00August 5th, 2019|

Virginia to Invest $12 Million in Electric Transit Buses

Governor Northam of Virginia announced on June 24, 2019 that the state is spending $12 million on 17 electric buses and related charging infrastructure. $9 million of this award comes from the VW Settlement and the remainder from the state's transit capital program. Transit agencies in Alexandria, Blacksburg, and Hampton Roads will be the [...]

By |2019-06-24T20:13:27-04:00June 24th, 2019|

Nevada DEP Webinar on the 2019 Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund Competitive Application

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is hosting a webinar to provide more information on the 2019 Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund competitive application. The webinar will include a presentation and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. In addition, the NDEP will provide an update on some of the minor differences between this [...]

By |2019-06-07T12:37:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

Colorado Pairs More Renewables and EVs to Reach State Climate Goals

Colorado took its EV leadership to the next level last week, enacting seven new bills that encourage clean energy and four that address clean transportation goals.  The new laws require electric utilities to account for the social cost of carbon and take action to reduce emissions in order to accelerate the transition to 100 percent renewable [...]

By |2019-06-10T11:01:09-04:00June 4th, 2019|