DriveElectricTN seeks Coordinator to manage statewide electrification initiative

East Tennessee Clean Fuels, a 501c3 non-profit organization housed under the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment, is accepting applications for a DriveElectricTN Coordinator position. The position is a full-time, UTK-contracted position with benefits and paid leave commensurate with University [...]

By |2021-05-28T13:45:33+00:00May 28th, 2021|Featured 1|0 Comments

TDEC announces medium and large truck Volkswagen grant recipients

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced that 26 entities will receive $9,724,683.74 in total grant funding to replace class 4-7 local freight trucks (medium trucks) and class 8 local freight trucks (large trucks) across the state. The total includes $3,772,646.05 for medium [...]

By |2021-05-19T17:41:03+00:00May 19th, 2021|Featured 1|0 Comments

ETCF seeks a Fiscal & Membership Coordinator, full-time position

East Tennessee Clean Fuels is currently hiring for a Fiscal & Membership Coordinator. The position is full-time and offers benefits; ETCF contracts all full-time employees through the University of Tennessee Knoxville, so the new hire will be a UTK employee. While some telecommuting is possible [...]

By |2021-03-10T18:59:28+00:00March 8th, 2021|Featured 1|0 Comments

EV WATTS: Help build a brighter future for Electric Vehicles

The Electric Vehicle Widespread Analysis for Tomorrow's Transportation Solutions Project (EV WATTS) project, developed by Energetics and funded by the Department of Energy, aims to collect and analyze EV performance across the country. To do this, they have partnered with Clean Cities coalitions to create [...]

By |2021-02-09T16:49:45+00:00February 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ALT-FUEL FLEETS: Time to submit your fleet’s 2020 AFV & fuel data!

Click here to download the 2020 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 |2021-01-25T18:41:11+00:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fourteen States combine efforts to “DRIVE Electric USA”

A partnership of U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Programs recently won over $1.8 million in DOE funding to significantly advance electric vehicle (EV) adoption in their states. "Last spring, the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCF) and Clean Fuels Ohio (CFO) joined forces [...]

By |2021-01-25T18:56:44+00:00December 15th, 2020|Featured 1|0 Comments

EV charging network goes live in Upper Cumberland region, Tennessee

An EV charging network of five Level 2 chargers and one DC Fast Charger is now live and available for all EV drivers to utilize in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Part of a project run by Tennessee Technological University and funded by a [...]

By |2020-12-15T15:14:22+00:00December 14th, 2020|Featured 2, Uncategorized|4 Comments

TDEC announces 2020 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards winners

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) grants 2020 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards (TSTAs). These awards are offered to a wide variety of organizations including governments, commercial or non-profit organizations, higher education institutions, and utility companies to congratulate their achievements in sustainable transportation. All [...]

By |2021-01-25T19:06:11+00:00November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Propane School Bus Program expands in Hancock County, Shows Rural Leadership

To view this press release in PDF format, click here. Holding the big check, left to right, are HCS Transportation Supervisor Joseph Southern, Director of Schools Charlotte Mullins, and CTE Director and Grant Writer Jennifer Yount. On October 7, 2020, Hancock County Schools [...]

By |2021-01-25T19:09:43+00:00October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alt Fuels Demonstration Library launches just in time for National Drive Electric Week

The Alt Fuels Demonstration Library (AFDL), a YouTube Channel project spearheaded by Tennessee Clean Fuels, is live as of September 25, 2020 - just in time to celebrate the beginning of National Drive Electric Week (NDEW)! To celebrate the week, "a nationwide celebration to raise [...]

By |2021-01-25T19:11:49+00:00September 30th, 2020|Featured 2|0 Comments

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 |2020-12-01T15:58:09+00:00September 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Washington County Cuts Ribbon on Five New Propane School Buses, Alternative Fuels Program

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 won $102,500 towards their efforts to replace older diesel buses [...]

By |2021-01-25T19:14:46+00:00August 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TDEC releases VW Settlement EMT 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 |2021-01-25T19:18:58+00:00August 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|3 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 as part of its EV Testbed Project. [...]

By |2021-01-25T19:29:25+00:00July 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

U.S. House to vote on Moving America Forward Act, clean transportation

The House of Representatives will vote on the Moving Forward America Act, 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 [...]

By |2021-01-25T19:33:58+00:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New DCFC station fills Alt Fuels 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 to contribute to the alt fuels corridor project. The new DCFC station, a [...]

By |2021-01-25T21:03:20+00:00June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|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
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