VW Settlement Award

EV Hub 2019 Q1 Review

Every quarter, join us for a webinar to review what we've learned about transportation electrification in the United States. These webinars are free to all and we encourage you to share this meeting information with your network. All content from the webinar are based on information available on EV Hub.   Join the webinar: http://bit.ly/atlas-ev-hub-2019-q1-review [...]

EV Hub 2019 Q1 Review2019-05-14T16:06:21-04:00

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 [...]

Tennessee Allocates $8.8 Million of VW Settlement Funds for School Bus Replacement2019-05-23T13:09:25-04:00

Driving a Cleaner Illinois – VW Round 2 Webinar

The Illinois EPA is hosting a webinar to review and answer questions about the Notice of Funding opportunity for round 2 of Driving a Cleaner Illinois - VW funding. The funding is being made available to replace older diesel school buses with new all-electric school buses in Madison and St. Clair counties.  Webex Meeting [...]

Driving a Cleaner Illinois – VW Round 2 Webinar2019-05-07T00:11:44-04:00

California Public Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting – South Coast

Public stakeholder workgroup meetings will be held at six locations throughout California between April 11, 2019, and May 6, 2019. During the public workgroup meetings, staff will discuss: funding available for each project category,  types of eligible project equipment,  maximum funding limits,  solicitation process and timeline,  grantee reporting and operational requirements, and  other implementation [...]

California Public Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting – South Coast2019-04-03T03:45:06-04:00

California Public Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting – Sacramento

Public stakeholder workgroup meetings will be held at six locations throughout California between April 11, 2019, and May 6, 2019. During the public workgroup meetings, staff will discuss: funding available for each project category,  types of eligible project equipment,  maximum funding limits,  solicitation process and timeline,  grantee reporting and operational requirements, and  other implementation [...]

California Public Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting – Sacramento2019-04-03T03:16:49-04:00

New Jersey Announces VW Settlement Funding for EV Charging and Electric Transit Buses

On February 28, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced that $11.2 M of the state's VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Funds had been allocated to electric vehicle charging stations and electric transit buses. NJ TRANSIT will receive $8 M to purchase eight new electric transit buses to be used in the City [...]

New Jersey Announces VW Settlement Funding for EV Charging and Electric Transit Buses2019-03-05T18:56:19-04:00

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 [...]

Massachusetts Announces Grant Programs to Reduce Vehicle Air Pollution2019-01-22T22:43:03-04:00

Iowa Clean Cities Webinar on VW Settlement Funding, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

On December 12, 2018, Iowa Clean Cities will be hosting a webinar featuring speakers from the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT), the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the National Renewable Energy Lab who will discuss the Volkswagen settlement funding opportunity, best practices for making your organization ready, and how to learn from past [...]

Iowa Clean Cities Webinar on VW Settlement Funding, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned2018-12-03T16:11:21-04:00

New Mexico Approves VW Settlement Funding Awards

The New Mexico Environment Department announced an award of $5.9 million in VW Settlement funds to support seven projects. Most projects are replacing older diesel vehicles with newer ones, though funds are also going towards compressed natural gas vehicles and electric airport ground support equipment. See below for fund distribution by replacement or repowering [...]

New Mexico Approves VW Settlement Funding Awards2018-12-05T19:53:47-04:00

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

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 4-8 diesel public transit buses with alternative fueled buses as outline in the State Beneficiary Mitigation Plan.  The DOA received [...]

Wisconsin Awards $32 million of VW Settlement Funds for Transit Bus Replacements2018-12-03T11:27:07-04:00