Category Archive: News

May
10

EV Community Readiness Resources

U.S. Department of Energy, EV Everywhere Electric Vehicles: Stakeholder Solution Center  Below are key links for a range of stakeholders in the EV Readiness effort.  Click below for details for States, employers, fleets, electrical contractors, utilities, and additional resources. 

May
09

2017 Energy & Sustainability Conference

Wednesday May 24, 2017 – Wednesday May 24, 2017 GREATER RICHMOND CONVENTION CENTER 403 NORTH THIRD STREET RICHMOND, VA 23219 Map and Directions | Register Description: Participating Host: Featuring morning keynote remarks from  Governor Terry McAuliffe  Click here for more details and to register PANEL DISCUSSION TOPICS WILL INCLUDE: Corporate Sustainability Strategies Virginia companies are placing …

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May
03

Newport News: 24 LP Buses!

Newport News Public Schools Adds Clean-Operating, Propane-Fueled Blue Bird School Buses School district adds 24 alternatively fueled buses, cuts greenhouse gas emissions in the Tidewater area NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (May 3, 2017) — For more than a decade, Newport News Public Schools has increased its focus on environmentally friendly and practical actions that reduce carbon …

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Apr
28

Chesapeake – #1 in 100 best fleets

Please join VCC and TAFMA in congratulating George Hrichek and the City of Chesapeake being named the #1 fleet in the 2017 edition of 100 Best Fleets. The judges review criteria such as accountability, collaboration, use of technology and information, creativity, and performance recognition. George and his team beat many well-funded fleets that also have …

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Apr
27

Sustainable Fleet Expo – North Carolina

Join us to learn more about fleets and fuels, network with professionals, and see the latest vehicles and technologies. You will discover opportunities for increasing efficiency and reducing transportation related emissions. Conference sessions and speakers will focus on alternative fuels, advanced vehicle technologies, policy topics, and data solutions. Speakers, exhibitors, vehicle displays, and a ride …

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Apr
24

BMW Partners with Clean Cities to Install 100 Charging Stations at National Parks

BMW of North America has partnered with the National Park Foundation, National Park Service and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to bring up to 100 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to national parks and nearby communities across the country. During a press conference yesterday at Thomas Edison National Historical Park, the site of Edison’s West …

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Apr
19

EPA Announces New DERA Funding Now Available

2017 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program Deadline for Proposals – June 20, 2017 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is excited to announce the availability of $11 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) funds to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines. Under this competition, between …

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Apr
12

Ford in Pursuit of Electric Vehicles

Ford is releasing details today of its $4.5 billion drive to field no fewer than 13 new electric and/or hybrid electric vehicles globally in the next five years. The eye-catcher is a hybrid-electric police car, said to be the first hybrid ever to be pursuit-rated. “The plans are part of Ford’s expansion to be an …

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Apr
10

Virginia Clean Cities Announces Governor’s Green Fleet Award Recipients

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On April 6, 2017 at the 4th Annual Rally at the Raceway, Virginia Clean Cities announced the recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Green Fleet Awards. These awards recognized governments and fleets that excelled in the adoption of alternative fuels, reducing greenhouse gas emission, and reducing petroleum use. Dominion Resources was inducted into the Governor’s Green …

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Mar
29

Quick-Connect Nozzle Incentive Program

Incentive Website Refueling propane autogas vehicles is now easier than ever. Filling up a vehicle with new, quick connect nozzle technology is a very similar experience to refueling with gasoline and diesel – reducing the learning curve for fleets when transitioning to propane autogas. The nozzles: May be operated with one hand. Do not require …

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