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Name: Alleyn Harned
Date registered: September 14, 2011

Latest posts

  1. First Electrify America Charging Stations Open — June 23, 2017
  2. Question of the Month: What’s new for Clean Cities mobile tools and resources? — June 21, 2017
  3. 1 Billion Miles on E15 — May 30, 2017
  4. EV Community Readiness Resources — May 10, 2017
  5. Newport News: 24 LP Buses! — May 3, 2017

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Aggregated Procurement Opportunity – Reduce AFV Costs

The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and the National Association of Regional Councils, is participating in a regional procurement initiative designed to consolidate bulk orders of alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure to make their purchase more affordable. Known as “F4F” for Fleets for the Future, …

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Millions in federal loans available for infrastructure

Monday, January 9, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loans Program Office announced supplements to the existing Title XVII Innovative Clean Energy loan program (Title XVII) and clarifications to the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program about the eligibility of alternative fueling infrastructure deployment and manufacturing. Effective immediately, Title XVII, or Improved Energy Technology …

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Virginia Saves Funding available

Through the end of 2016, the Virginia SAVEs program closed six energy efficiency loans and saved borrower’s over $6 million in interest costs over the life of their project. The program is still accepting new applications for projects in 2017. This is a great opportunity to significantly lower the borrowing cost to finance commercial scale …

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EPA Rebates Fund Clean School Buses in VA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on 1/24/2017 the award of more than $7.7 million to replace or retrofit 401 older diesel school buses. Four Virginia localities received funds, including the transition to propane buses in Roanoke County Virginia. The funds are going to 88 school bus fleets in 27 states, each of which will …

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Virginia Volkswagen Mitigation Plan and Public Comment

from: On October 25, 2016, a Partial Consent Decree was finalized between the United States Justice Department, the Volkswagen (VW) Corporation, and its subsidiaries regarding the installation and use of emissions testing defeat devices in approximately 500,000 2.0 liter vehicles sold and operated in the United States beginning in 2009. Use of these defeat …

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Governor McAuliffe Unveils Energy Plan Update Highlighting Achievements in Virginia Energy Economy

~ Announcement coincides with installation of solar panels at six Albemarle County Public Schools ~ CHARLOTTESVILLE – Governor Terry McAuliffe today unveiled his update to the 2014 Energy Plan at a ribbon cutting for a new solar installation at Monticello High School in Albemarle County. The update, titled “Energy in the New Virginia Economy,” highlights …

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Types of Charging Stations at the Workplace: Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast Charging Webinar

Types of Charging Stations at the Workplace: Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast Charging Webinar October 4, 2016; 2 p.m. ET Workplace charging programs are successful when organizations choose the charging station design–Level 1, Level 2, or DC Fast Charging–that best fits the needs of both employers and employees. At this webinar, you will …

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VW Settlement Agreement with U.S. on TDI Diesel Vehicles

Jun 28, 2016 Proposed settlement program includes vehicle buybacks and lease terminations, emissions modifications (if approved) and cash payments to affected customers for approximately 475,000 eligible 2.0L TDI vehicles Volkswagen agrees to $2.7 billion environmental remediation fund and to invest $2.0 billion in initiatives to promote the use of zero emissions vehicles in the U.S. …

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Oak Grove Plantation – EV Charger & Discounts

Oak Grove

Oak Grove Plantation, a friend of clean cars, now has public electric car charging stations! The only ones in South Boston! Oak Grove have just added two level 2 chargers that will work on any electric car make. They are the only charging stations between Virginia International Raceway to the west and South Hill to …

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Renewable Natural Gas Coalition +VCC

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Virginia Clean Cities has joined the Renewable Natural Gas Coalition and can extend informational benefits to our stakeholders. The RNG Coalition is a member-led non-profit. Together, we can advocate for the advancement of renewable natural gas so that present and future generations will have access to domestic, renewable, clean fuel and energy supply. Virginia Clean …

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