The California Air Resources Board (ARB or the Board) is pleased to announce its grant solicitation for an administrator to implement the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) and Increased Incentives for Public Fleets in Disadvantaged Communities (Public Fleet Pilot Project) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17.
New studies from Navigant project that light duty plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) will make up half of the global EV market by 2024 – and that pairing deployment with smart grid technologies is critical. Get more coverage of these reports, and EV news from other states from Utility Dive. The need for planning for electric…
Lawmakers Approve Last-Minute Deal to Direct Cap-and-Trade Funding to Low/Zero-Emission Vehicles, Green Spaces, Affordable Housing and More
In the closing hours of the legislative year, lawmakers approved a last-minute deal Wednesday to free up hundreds of millions of dollars from the state’s cap-and-trade program to fund green projects across the state. Under the agreement,
CEC Recording Available: Pre-Application Workshop for Grant Funding Opportunity for Advanced Vehicle-Grid Integration Research and Demonstration
The Pre–Application Workshop Presentation and WebEx Recording for GFO–16–303, Advanced Vehicle–Grid Integration Research and Demonstration, is now available on the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s website.
The Microgrids Convergence Conference will be held October 25th-26th in San Mateo! The Microgrids Convergence Conference will consist of two, unique, content-rich days:
Save the Date! The San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Summit, featuring a full day of speakers and breakout sessions on electric vehicles, natural gas alternatives, and more, will be held October 19th. See below for more information.
The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) invites city and county staff, contractors, architects, and developers to a free webinar on how electric vehicles (EVs) can help support zero net energy (ZNE) goals. California has set goals to make all new
As covered by Greentech Media: Last week, the U.S. government pledged to push the electric-vehicle industry toward charging a car in less than 10 minutes. Now, that sounds like a long time.
Los Angeles solar-plus-storage microgrid pilot to slash carbon emissions, boost industrial efficiency (from Utility Dive)
The Port of Los Angeles will be the site of a solar+storage pilot program which aims to show how carbon-free energy solutions can help make marine terminal operations more efficient and have less environmental impact, PV Magazine reports.
The White House will unlock up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to support electric vehicle (EV) charging. The money comes along with abevy of other initiatives, including an EV hackathon and technical assistance to help broaden EV charging across the U.S. Learn more from Greentech Media, here. For more on electric vehicles, click here.
In coverage from North Bay Public Media, learn about how economic considerations are the primary driver toward electric vehicles in Sonoma County.
City of Huntington Beach, Partnered with UC Irvine, Altura Associates, and NREL, Awarded CEC Funds to Deploy Energy Technologies for Advanced Energy Community
Congratulations to the City of Huntington Beach, who – in partnership with UC Irvine’s Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP), Altura Associates, Inc., and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been awarded funding from the
Presentations from the CEC’s 6/6 workshop on electric vehicle infrastructure funding are now available on the CEC’s webpage for this docket (16-ALT-01), including:
DOE Announces $22 Million in Funding to Accelerate the Development of Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Use of Other Sustainable Transportation Technologies
From DOE’s press release: Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $22 million to support research, development, and demonstration of innovative plug-in electric
The California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) staff invites you to participate in a public workshop to discuss the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology