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.
Grants are available on a first-come, first-served basis to reimburse up to 80% of the cost to replace a school bus with a newer, cleaner model, and up to 100% of the cost to retrofit a school bus.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on December 17, 2020 or until all funding is awarded.
For more information on the grant program and to access up-to-date information on the application criteria and process, or to receive copies of the application forms, visit www.terpgrants.org
Chris Nielsen, CEO of Electric Cab of North America, hints that there are big doings involving electric cabs, Door Dash and other as-yet-unnamed vendors starting on Day One of SXSW. Watch for their announcements on social media.
Which Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance stakeholder fleet this year
reached 81% of their fleet operating on
an alternative fuel?
– 4,642 out of 5,716 units were alternatively fueled-
– 98% of the new vehicles purchased were alternative fuel or hybrid
– 67% of the fuel purchased this year is alternative fuel
COSTA MESA, CA – July 17, 2018 – – Agility Fuel Solutions is now certified compliant with the ISO 14001:2015 standard at its manufacturing facilities in Salisbury, North Carolina, USA and in Raufoss, Norway. These certifications were awarded by DNV GL for Agility’s implementation of a program to promote and practice environmental sustainability while ensuring the health and safety of its workforce. Read the full article on Agility’s website.
Tom Johnson of the 100 Best Fleets accompanied some of the 2018 contest winners on a Texas tour last month to share their experiences and advice with fleets from the Dallas, Central Texas and San Antonio areas. The Director of Dekalb County, Georgia’s fleet, winner of the top U.S. fleet this year, visited all three cities and shared suggestions. Several vendor representatives also attended. Our Finance Director, Judy, outlined the Clean Cities program and updated the attendees on activities of Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance and Clean Cities. The Austin program was hosted by The University of Texas fleet, also a 100 Best winner, at the Pickle Center.