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The Texas Clean School Bus (TCSB) Program is offering grants to replace or retrofit school buses in Texas

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is currently accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) TCSB. Approximately $6.2 million in grants is available state-wide for school districts, charter schools, and transportation systems provided by countywide school districts, to replace or retrofit school buses operating on a regular daily route to and from school.

4/7 – Electric Vehicle Charging Options & How to Create a Successful EV Program for your Fleet

Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance is teaming up with the Air Quality Division of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) to present a how-to program for fleets considering incorporating electric vehicles. Featured Topics Include: ¨ Overview: Which EVs are Available in Texas¨ Developing Your EV Program Plan¨ Charging Equipment—What You Should Know¨ Local Fleet User Experiences¨ Equipment and Vehicle

Austin Bergstrom International Airport Transitioning to RNG

February 20, 2020. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) began its transition to renewable natural gas for its shuttle bus fleet on January 1, 2020, with the help of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America and a longtime partner with ABIA. This partnership calls for Clean Energy to provide

Annual Report Surveys are Due Now!

We have contacted you for information on your 2019 efforts to reduce petroleum consumption by using alternative fuels, alternative fuel vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles, idle-reduction initiatives, fuel economy activities and programs to reduce vehicle miles traveled. NREL and DOE analyze the data and translate it into petroleum-use and greenhouse gas reduction impacts for individual

Eanes ISD Propane School Bus Roundtable and Facility Tour

Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance, along with our partners Eanes ISD, Specialty Propane Services, Roush Cleantech, Rush Bus Centers and ICOM North America/Nat-G hosted 10 school districts last month at a roundtable meeting to share technical information and upcoming grant opportunities available for clean school buses and fueling infrastructure.

TCEQ TERP Grant Programs and Opening Dates

FY 2020FUNDING OPENINGDATE Diesel Emissions Reduction Incentive (ERIG)Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants $30.2M Summer of 2020 Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grants Program (TNGVGP) $7.7M Open now Seaport & Rail Yard Areas Emissions Reduction Program (SPRY) $4.6M Early 2020 Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP) $3.9M Early Spring 2020 Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP)