Two-Year Pilot Report of Circulator Bus to Be Unveiled during August 25th Virtual Workshop

By |2021-08-24T20:30:21+00:00August 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The District of Columbia Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) DC Circulator transit program in April 2018 placed 14 Proterra Battery Electric Buses (BEBs) into service as part of a two-year pilot. The pilot proved to be a crash course in the challenges of building and operating BEB infrastructure and chargers.  The pilot also offered a chance

Funding Alert: Mid-Atlantic Electrification Partnership Siting Opportunity

By |2021-08-17T16:17:03+00:00June 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Funding Alert: Mid-Atlantic Electrification Partnership Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Siting Opportunity The Mid-Atlantic Electrification Partnership project, a $6M, 39-month effort funded by the US Department of Energy, has launched. The purpose of this program is to support and foster a regional electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

GWRCCC awarded DERA grant; partnership with DC water

By |2021-06-15T16:04:44+00:00June 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

12 DC Water Trucks Receive DERA Grant to Run on 100% Biodiesel, June 2021 Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition was awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant through the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program. In partnership with the DC Department of Public Works and DC Water, this grant will be used to

Electric buses in Maryland could make Virginia and DC go green, too

By |2021-03-30T14:19:08+00:00March 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Montgomery County says electric RideOn buses will start running routes in Takoma Park and Silver Spring in March. By Pete Muntean, WUSA9 GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The Tesla of transit is being tested in Maryland’s most populated county in hopes of inspiring even more transit systems to go green. Montgomery County is about to start using

DC area scores well for encouraging electrical vehicle use

By |2021-03-27T19:30:43+00:00February 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Electrify America is among several companies building out nationwide networks of fast-charge EV charging stations. (Courtesy Electrify America) By Jeff Clabaugh, WTOP News Encouraging more electric vehicle use could be aided by more state-sponsored programs and incentives, and while some states are doing better than others, the D.C. region scores fairly well. The

George Washington University Offers Environmental and Energy Management Graduate Program

By |2021-03-02T17:44:48+00:00December 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The George Washington University will be offering full-time and part-time interdisciplinary graduate studies as part of their Environmental and Energy Management (EEM) program. Offerings include the EEM Master of Science degree or  the Greenhouse Gas Management Graduate Certificate. The program is designed specifically for professionals in the environmental and energy sectors by providing advanced education across subjects central to

24 DPW/DC Water Trucks Receive DERA Grant to Run on 100% Biodiesel

By |2021-03-02T17:38:12+00:00December 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The National Biodiesel Foundation was awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant through the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program. In partnership with the DC Department of Public Works and DC Water, this grant will be used to support the purchase of 24 short-haul utility replacement vehicles equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction that will operate on

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