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TDEC announces grants for three major Tennessee cities

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced in May its three awardees of the Transit and Shuttle Bus Grant Program. The total award amount among the three entities equals approximately $5.7 million. According to a TDEC news release, this grant program is the [...]

By |2020-06-30T20:50:22+00:00June 9th, 2020|Featured|0 Comments

Town of Greeneville Essential Workers Finding Success with Alternative Fuels

In 2018, Todd Smith, City Administrator for the Town of Greeneville, TN, wanted to reduce the town’s expenses as well as their impact on the environment. Smith started to research the potential benefits of adding an autogas program to the town’s fleet, and found that [...]

By |2020-06-30T20:50:30+00:00May 8th, 2020|Featured|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

ALT-FUEL FLEETS: Time to submit your fleet’s 2019 AFV & fuel data!

Click here to download the 2019 form Now! It is time to begin collecting your fleet's alternative fuel and advanced vehicle technology data for 2019. This form that you can access by clicking here contains all of the categories for the alt fuels and for [...]

By |2020-05-08T15:15:44+00:00January 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Sneak Peek at Knoxville’s First Electric Transit Bus

December 9th, 2019 The local Knoxville community joined Knoxville Area Transit and other city leaders on Monday to see the electric transit buses that are coming to KAT over the next few years. Standing in front of Everly Park late afternoon, Mayor Madeline Rogero spoke [...]

By |2020-01-06T19:16:43+00:00December 12th, 2019|Featured 2|0 Comments

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 |2020-01-06T19:17:17+00:00October 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|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 |2019-11-27T22:34:51+00:00October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments
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