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14 School Districts in TN Win Funding for Alt-Fuel School Buses via VW Program

On May 22, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) released an announcement about all of the school districts in Tennessee that will receive almost $9 million in grant funding to support school bus replacement projects across Tennessee. Of those districts, at least 14 [...]

By |2019-06-04T15:51:21+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Featured 1|0 Comments

FOA – 2019 AFVs & Planning – WEBINAR PLANNED

On April 3 2019, DOE released Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) #DE-FOA-0002014 that could open the door for many Tennessee fleets to look at adding alternative fuels in communities where none exist. The FOA has a number of Areas of Interest, or AOIs, but the sixth [...]

By |2019-04-10T14:32:39+00:00April 10th, 2019|Featured 1|0 Comments

TNCleanFuels ‘EV Experience’ program lets YOU take the wheel of an electric car

The 2018 ForTwo Electric Drive is Smart's latest EV to hit the market, and may be available at your Ride n Drive event. Have you and your employees been itching to get behind the wheel of an electric car? TNCleanFuels has partnered with [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:26:33+00:00April 1st, 2019|Featured 2|0 Comments

Talkin’ Tech: Propane and CNG Conversion Basics & Examples

Even though the propane autogas and natural gas alternative-fuel market in the United States has moved more towards purchasing new vehicles versus converting vehicles that fleets already own, there are still many vehicles getting converted and numerous companies that will convert newer gasoline-powered vehicles to [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:25:05+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Median All-Electric Vehicle Range Grew from 73 Miles in Model Year 2011 to 125 Miles in Model Year 2018

Fact of the Week #1064 In model year 2011, there were just three different models of all-electric vehicles (AEV) available and their ranges on a full charge (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) spanned from 63 to 94 miles.  By model year 2018, the number [...]

By |2019-01-16T22:57:15+00:00January 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chattanooga will host VW’s first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North America

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with Volkswagen AG announced today that Chattanooga will be home to the company’s first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North America. The project represents an investment of $800 million by [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:25:12+00:00January 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MEMBERS: Time to submit your fleet’s 2018 fuel data!

Download the 2018  form Now! It is time to begin collecting your fleet's alternative fuel and advanced vehicle technology data for 2018. This form that you can access by clicking here contains all of the categories for the alt fuels and for vehicle technology like [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:25:18+00:00January 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State EPA Funding Released in Tennessee

Today, the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels) and Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) released the "Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier Tennessee" funding for 2019. This rebate program is Tennessee's state EPA funding for next year; access the below linked Request for [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:25:24+00:00November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final BMP announced for TN VW Funding

Today, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) released its final Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) for implementing the State’s initial allocation of almost $46 million from the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement (VW Settlement) Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The purpose of the EMT is to execute [...]

By |2018-11-30T14:04:45+00:00September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments