Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust for California — $423 Million in Funding Available

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 11:20:31 +0000

Funding for California’s VW Mitigation Trust is ongoing. Find out more about the project types and how to apply. Courtesy of California Air Resources Board. The Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust provides about $423 million for California to mitigate the excess nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions caused by VW’s use of illegal emissions testing defeat devices […]

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Electric School Buses Win Big In USA

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:02:59 +0000

Electric school buses are experiencing rapid growth in the United States, with a nearly 10-fold increase in commitments by school districts and fleet operators in the past year. Thirty-eight states have now committed to procure more than 12,000 electric school buses. In the first half of 2022, several states took important action to further the transition to […]

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San Diego Electric School Bus Puts Electricity Into The Grid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 05:45:27 +0000

electric school bus Lion ElectricWhat’s cooler than an electric school bus? An electric school bus with vehicle-to-grid capability. And that’s what some schools in San Diego, California, now have. San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), the Cajon Valley Union School District, an Nuvve have just kicked off a vehicle-to-grid trial with 8 electric school buses. Naturally, the plan is […]

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Electric School Buses! Technical Help Video Series For K-12 Schools

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 10:50:29 +0000

GreenPower Motors BEASTElectric school buses are a growing topic of discussion in the transportation industry. To help inform schools about electric school buses, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is providing a technical assistance program aimed at K–12 schools that are interested in incorporating electric school buses into their fleets. The “Flipping the Switch on Electric School […]

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3 Design Considerations for Electric School Bus Vehicle-to-Grid Programs

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2022 00:22:11 +0000

This is the third article in a three-part series examining the ways stakeholders — including state policymakers, school districts and electric utilities — can build on recent federal actions to accelerate the equitable transition to electric school buses across the U.S. Here we examine vehicle-to-grid pilot programs for early insights on design principles that help maximize […]

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School Bus Electrification: Charging Q&A

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 13:00:22 +0000

More than 25 million American children are transported to and from school on a national fleet of 480,000 school buses, accounting for 80% of the total bus fleet in the United States. Today less than 1% of school buses are electric; however, with the push to provide clean transportation while lowering annual fuel and maintenance […]

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The Real Cost Of Electric School Buses (Is Lower Than You Think)

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 10:00:51 +0000

This is the second article in a three-part series examining the ways in which stakeholders — including state policymakers, school districts, and electric utilities — can build upon recent federal actions to accelerate the equitable transition to electric school buses across the U.S.

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Largest Electric School Bus Program In United States Launching In Virginia

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 04:40:07 +0000

Dominion Energy has partnered with local Virginia school districts to begin replacing diesel buses with 100% electric school buses in phases

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