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$40 Million Diesel Emission Reduction Program Funds Now Available

April 27, 2018

Request for Proposals Now Open

Deadline for proposals: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is excited to announce the availability of approximately $40 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) funds to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation's existing fleet of older diesel engines. Under this competition, between 20 and 80 awards are anticipated to be made to eligible applicants.

Eligible applicants include regional, state, local or tribal agencies, or port authorities, with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. Nonprofit organizations may apply if they provide pollution reduction or educational services to diesel fleet owners or have, as their principal purpose, the promotion of transportation or air quality.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Ethanol · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · Incentives · LNG · LPG · Propane · VEHICLES




2018 Fuel Economy Guide Now Available

December 20, 2017

Just in time for the New Year, the 2018 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The guide is published annually by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with data on current model year (MY) vehicles. This recent EERE blog highlights this year's guide.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Ethanol · Hybrid · Hydrogen · MPG · Propane · VEHICLES




Check out the New Chevy Bolt!

December 11, 2017

             238 Mile Range - zero to 60 in 6.5 seconds

                      

          Check it out at Edwards Chevrolet Downtown!

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Tags: Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · VEHICLES




Electric vehicle expo draws a crowd to UAB

September 18, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  —  Birmingham joined cities across the country on Friday as host of a National Drive Electric Week expo at UAB, sponsored by the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, Alabama Power, Southern Research and Birmingham’s Zero Emissions Owners Group.

UAB played host to scores of owners of electric vehicles and representatives of alternative fuels industry who shared information about how driving electric saves money on fuel and maintenance and helps decrease our nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

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Tags: Electric · EV CHARGING · Events · Hybrid · VEHICLES




Kick the Gas! Join Us September 15th for Birmingham National Drive Electric Week Event

August 01, 2017

 

UAB is proud to Host the Birmingham National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) electric vehicle (EV) Showcase on September 15th from 11AM thru 2PM. The Showcase will take place on UAB’s Express Lot #4 (see map at https://www.uab.edu/map/?express-4  ). Please RSVP at https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=1026

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Tags: EV CHARGING · Workplace Charging · Events · VEHICLES · Emissions · Electric