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Fourteen States combine efforts to “DRIVE Electric USA”

A partnership of U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Programs recently won over $1.8 million in DOE funding to significantly advance electric vehicle (EV) adoption in their states. "Last spring, the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCF) and Clean Fuels Ohio (CFO) joined forces to [...]

By |2020-10-21T21:54:51+00:00October 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Washington County Cuts Ribbon on Five New Propane School Buses, Alternative Fuels Program

To view this press release in PDF format, click here. On August 26, 2020, Washington County Schools (WCS) celebrated the addition of five new propane-powered school buses to their fleet through a ribbon-cutting and “big check” presentation event. In late 2019, WCS applied for and [...]

By |2020-10-09T19:37:37+00:00August 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TDEC releases VW Funding for Class 4-8 Trucks

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has released its third solicitation for projects under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust (VW Settlement EMT). The purpose of the trust is to execute environmental mitigation projects that reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx). [...]

By |2020-10-09T19:37:50+00:00August 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TNCleanFuels seeking Fall 2020 CCUWDP intern

Internship position now available with ETCleanFuels The Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program is an initiative of Clean Cities, a government-industry partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Program. Clean Cities strives to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector in nearly 100 communities [...]

By |2020-08-28T14:56:34+00:00August 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Carla York, East Tennessee Clean Fuels Board President

Carla York has been involved with East Tennessee Clean Fuels for 20 years but has had a passion for alternative fuels and their benefits for even longer. From implementing electric buses in several cities including Sevierville, Tennessee to serving as the new Board President for [...]

By |2020-07-31T18:39:58+00:00July 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tennessee Tech unveils new DCFC Unit in Cookeville as part of “EV Testbed” Project

On July 22, Tennessee Technological University (Tennessee Tech, or TTU) unveiled a new Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) station that will serve a U.S. Department of Energy-funded project started in 2019, as well as the greater Cookeville area. The unit was installed in a TTU [...]

By |2020-10-09T19:38:10+00:00July 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

U.S. House to vote on major clean transportation infrastructure bill

The House of Representatives will vote on a major alternative fuels bill this week, and we need your help! Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives announced H.R. 2, the Moving America Forward Act, which will GREATLY AFFECT the future of alternative fuels funding and [...]

By |2020-10-09T19:38:24+00:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ETCleanFuels Digital Media Coordinator receives journalism award for work investigating climate change and virology

Ainsley Kelso, a student studying journalism at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, joined the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels) at the beginning of June as their Digital Media Coordinator.  The Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP) is an opportunity for students across the [...]

By |2020-08-31T21:44:52+00:00June 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TNCleanFuels is Seeking a Summer 20′ CCUWDP Intern

The Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program is an initiative of Clean Cities, a government-industry partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. Clean Cities strives to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector in nearly 100 communities across the country. Since the creation [...]

By |2020-04-20T04:35:40+00:00April 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DOE Announces $133 Million to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $133 million in new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies research.     DOE announced up to $133 million in new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies research. This funding supports research that will lead to [...]

By |2020-01-24T18:57:40+00:00January 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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