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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

Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo 2019

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels) will hold the fourth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum from October 1 & 2, 2019 at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville, TN. The forum will highlight new research and technologies that improve [...]

By |2019-04-23T13:57:18+00:00October 1st, 2019|0 Comments

TOUR: Nissan Leaf production & battery facility in Smyrna, TN

Join us for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to see first-hand how electric vehicles are not just produced, not just made in the USA, but BUILT IN TENNESSEE! This smaller tour has a maximum of 30 attendees and comes at no cost to you (just like all [...]

By |2019-07-01T16:29:42+00:00July 11th, 2019|0 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

Nashville: Earth Day Festival 2019

Nashville’s Earth Day Festival will feature over a hundred family-friendly booths, hosted by community groups, environmental organizations, and government agencies aimed at educating the public on protecting the environment and living green. There will also be live music, local beer, and kid-friendly educational activities. This [...]

By |2019-04-04T14:41:29+00:00April 20th, 2019|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