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Alliance AutoGas ribbon cutting to highlight alternative fuel success in Tennessee

What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Where: 1805 East Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN (U-Haul) When: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29th Alliance AutoGas (AAG), a national coalition of businesses providing the fuel, technology, and ongoing support to autogas fleets across the country, and Blossman [...]

By |2020-09-28T20:24:12+00:00September 28th, 2020|Featured|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 |2020-09-01T13:12:42+00:00August 31st, 2020|Featured 2|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 |2020-08-28T14:56:42+00:00August 28th, 2020|Featured, Featured 1|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 |2020-07-27T19:12:36+00:00July 27th, 2020|Featured 1|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 |2020-08-12T16:37:45+00:00June 30th, 2020|Featured|0 Comments

New DCFC station fills Corridor gap in East Tennessee

Tennessee's newest Direct Current Fast Charge (DCFC) station was activated yesterday in Baileyton and is now available to charge for those in need of some electric juice along the state's I-81 Corridor. The new DCFC station, a partnership between Greeneville Light & Power System, Davy [...]

By |2020-08-12T16:37:19+00:00June 24th, 2020|Featured|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

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
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