Ohio EPA DCFC EV Charging and AEP Ohio Electric Bus Funding Opportunities Announced

2021-11-18T14:32:48+00:00

On Monday, November 1, 2021, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) released the Request for Applications (RFA) for the second of three planned funding opportunities in 2021 to be funded by Ohio’s allocations from the Volkswagen Diesel Mitigation Trust Fund (DMTF). The deadline for applications is January 31, 2022. This second 2021 funding opportunity targets the installation of publicly available DC Fast Charging (DCFC) electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Ohio’s 26 priority counties. The total funding under this grant offering [...]

Ohio EPA DCFC EV Charging and AEP Ohio Electric Bus Funding Opportunities Announced2021-11-18T14:32:48+00:00

CFO Joins Two New DOE-Funded Grant Initiatives

2021-11-18T14:32:48+00:00

Clean Fuels Ohio joins two new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) funded projects as a formal Clean Cities subcontractor. CFO joins “VoICE-MR: Vocation Integrated Cost Estimation for Maintenance and Repair of Alternative Fuel Vehicles”led by West Virginia University and “Rural Reimagined: Building an EV Ecosystem and Green Economy for Transforming Lives in Economically Distressed Appalachia” led by Tennessee Technological University. VoICE-MR: Vocation Integrated Cost Estimation for Maintenance and Repair of Alternative Fuel Vehicles” West [...]

CFO Joins Two New DOE-Funded Grant Initiatives2021-11-18T14:32:48+00:00

School Bus Rebate Funding Now Available

2021-11-17T18:18:10+00:00

On September 30, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced two funding opportunities for school bus fleets serving public schools, totaling approximately $17 million in rebate funding to help replace old diesel school buses. First, the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebates program will offer approximately $10 million to public and private fleet owners for the replacement of old diesel school buses with new buses certified to EPA’s cleanest emission standards. The EPA will award selected applicants $20,000-65,000 per [...]

School Bus Rebate Funding Now Available2021-11-17T18:18:10+00:00

ROADMAP Advisory Committee Advances Rural EV Adoption Report

2021-08-19T14:34:33+00:00

Since October 2019, Clean Fuels Ohio has been partnering on a US DOE funded project entitled ROADMAP: Rural Open Access Development Mobility Action Plan, being led by Rural Action and in further partnership with DriveOhio/ODOT and Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action (HAPCAP). It is a 3-year project investigating new mobility solutions for rural and Appalachian Ohio counties that are affordable, technologically advanced, and environmentally- and consumer-friendly. One of Clean Fuels Ohio’s key contributions to this project is conducting data analysis and research for a [...]

ROADMAP Advisory Committee Advances Rural EV Adoption Report2021-08-19T14:34:33+00:00

CFO Looking for Rural Counties in Ohio to Join Transportation Energy Partners’ New Project Bringing Alt. Fuels to Underserved Communities

2021-07-15T13:16:37+00:00

In April 2021, Transportation Energy Partners (TEP) began work on “Helping Rural Counties Transition to Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles,” a three-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. This project will provide outreach, education, and technical assistance to local county government decision makers in eight pilot states to help them transition their fleets and fleets in their communities to cleaner fuels and vehicles. In addition, this project aims to create models for effectively transferring advanced clean fuel and vehicle technologies to [...]

CFO Looking for Rural Counties in Ohio to Join Transportation Energy Partners’ New Project Bringing Alt. Fuels to Underserved Communities2021-07-15T13:16:37+00:00

Presenting at the DOE Virtual Annual Merit Review

2021-06-17T14:26:24+00:00

Clean Fuels Ohio will be virtually presenting at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office’s (VTO’s) 2021 Annual Merit Review (AMR) from June 23-24, 2021. During the VTO AMR, Clean Fuels Ohio’s awarded advanced vehicle technologies projects, along with the VTO’s portfolio of other awarded projects, will be reviewed. The objective of the VTO AMR is to review VTO’s accomplishments from previous months and its plans for the future and to gather stakeholder input with a structured and formal methodology. The [...]

Presenting at the DOE Virtual Annual Merit Review2021-06-17T14:26:24+00:00

First 2021 Ohio EPA Volkswagen Funding Opportunity Announced

2021-06-17T14:27:45+00:00

On Monday, June 7, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) released the Request for Applications (RFA) for the first of three funding opportunities in 2021 to be funded by Ohio’s allocations from the Volkswagen Diesel Mitigation Trust Fund (DMTF). The deadline for applications is 3:00 pm on Friday, August 13, 2021. This first 2021 funding opportunity targets the replacement of aging, off-road diesel equipment, including port cargo handling equipment, airport ground support equipment, and freight switcher locomotives. Port and airport diesel [...]

First 2021 Ohio EPA Volkswagen Funding Opportunity Announced2021-06-17T14:27:45+00:00

Power a Clean Future Ohio Offers Fleet Electrification Analysis for Leading Communities

2021-05-31T18:09:41+00:00

Ohio currently stands as the nation’s sixth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, presenting an opportunity for carbon pollution reduction initiatives in the state to make a significant impact. With this incentive, municipalities in Ohio are working together to build a clean energy economy that meets emissions reduction, local investment, and energy independence goals. A major facilitator of this community-led effort across the state is Power a Clean Future Ohio. Power a Clean Future Ohio (PCFO) is a diverse coalition of organizations engaging with [...]

Power a Clean Future Ohio Offers Fleet Electrification Analysis for Leading Communities2021-05-31T18:09:41+00:00

New Federal Funding Opportunities Posted and More Likely to Come

2021-05-31T20:30:52+00:00

Over the past few months, the federal government has stepped up its pace of funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) related to clean transportation. Some of these have since closed, while others remain open. The federal funding announcements are indicative of a pattern that is likely to continue over the next few years.   The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and others have been active. Here are just a few examples of federal funding [...]

New Federal Funding Opportunities Posted and More Likely to Come2021-05-31T20:30:52+00:00