VW Settlement Award

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 [...]

Virginia to Invest $12 Million in Electric Transit Buses2019-06-24T20:13:27-04:00

Washington Invests $13.3 Million from the VW Settlement for 50 Electric Transit Buses

On June 12, 2019, Washington announced $13.3 million in awards to help transit agencies across the state purchase 50 electric transit buses. Transit agencies in King, Snohomish, Pierce, Clark, Benton and Spokane counties are set to receive up to $300,000 per bus to bring the upfront cost of the buses down to the level [...]

Washington Invests $13.3 Million from the VW Settlement for 50 Electric Transit Buses2019-06-21T20:31:12-04:00

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 [...]

Nevada DEP Webinar on the 2019 Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund Competitive Application2019-06-07T12:37:46-04:00

Iowa Awards $4.6 Million in VW Settlement Funding for Diesel and Propane Buses and Trucks

Iowa released information on the recipients of the state's first cycle of VW Settlement funding on June 6, 2019. $4.6 million of the state's $21 million total was awarded in this round. Grants include school buses, transit buses, freight trucks, and non-road vehicles. Only $200,000 or 4% of funds this cycle were awarded for [...]

Iowa Awards $4.6 Million in VW Settlement Funding for Diesel and Propane Buses and Trucks2019-06-10T11:12:57-04:00

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 [...]

Colorado Pairs More Renewables and EVs to Reach State Climate Goals2019-06-10T11:01:09-04:00

New Jersey Announces Statewide EV Partnership and Awards $16 Million in VW Settlement Grants

On June 3, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the statewide Partnership to Plug-In. This interagency clean transportation plan will coordinate the efforts of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to advance clean transportation targets and accelerate charging infrastructure [...]

New Jersey Announces Statewide EV Partnership and Awards $16 Million in VW Settlement Grants2019-06-10T11:42:33-04:00

Transportation Electrification Accounts for 42% of All VW Settlement Awards So Far

Three years following the finalization of the settlement agreement, less than 10 percent of the roughly $2.5 billion total in state mitigation funds has been awarded, according to the EV Hub VW Settlement Funding Awards dashboard. The story is mostly positive for transportation electrification with 42 percent of total funds awarded going to EV charging and electric [...]

Transportation Electrification Accounts for 42% of All VW Settlement Awards So Far2019-06-10T11:36:10-04:00

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 Replacement2019-06-07T12:26:49-04:00

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