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VW FUNDING FOR EVSE: Request for Information (RFI) released from TDEC for Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment category

The Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) is requesting feedback for recently released Request for Information (RFI). The RFI is for the Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment category under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust (VW Settlement EMT).   “Your feedback [...]

By |2019-11-05T16:39:18+00:00November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The City of Knoxville Recognized as 2019 Green Leadership City

 (October 22, 2019) – The city of Knoxville, Tennessee, was recognized as the 2019 Green Leadership City, a distinction awarded by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) to one government agency in the United States each year. "Knoxville was recognized specifically for its adoption [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:24:06+00:00October 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2020 “Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier Tennessee” RFP Released

On October 15, 2019, the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels) announced the opening of the 2020 "Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier Tennessee" Rebate program. In this program, grant funding is available in Tennessee to replace older, diesel vehicles with a) new alternative fuel [...]

By |2019-10-15T21:40:47+00:00October 15th, 2019|Featured 1|0 Comments

ABM Aviation, Clean Sweep, other fleets certified as Tennessee Green Fleets for emission reductions efforts

On Wednesday October 2, 2019, Tennessee Clean Fuels certified five new fleets for their emission reductions via the “Tennessee Green Fleets” Certification Program. The fleets including the BNA bus and shuttle operations fleet managed by ABM Aviation at the Nashville airport, Oak Ridge National Lab's [...]

By |2019-10-15T21:34:12+00:00October 7th, 2019|Featured 2|2 Comments

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 |2019-10-15T21:34:41+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|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 |2019-10-15T21:34:48+00:00April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|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 |2019-10-15T21:34:57+00:00April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|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

Drive Electric Tennessee: A Roadmap for Electric Vehicles

Throughout 2018, a core team of stakeholders—including State agencies (TDEC and TDOT), electric utilities, cities, universities, electric vehicle OEMs, businesses, and advocacy groups—worked together on the development of a shared vision for electric transportation in the state, which includes goals and guiding principles for increased [...]

By |2019-10-23T14:00:08+00:00January 18th, 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