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 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.
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
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
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
Interested in learning more about propane vehicles? Check out Mid-Atlantic Clean Cities' webinar and virtual tour for propane school buses with ROUSH CleanTech hosted by the Propane Education & Research Council. You can also download the presentation slides here.
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
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