December 9, 2023

Battery Electric Buses (BEB)

Popular Incentive Dropped from CARB’s $624M EV Funding Package

The agency approved a $624 million clean transportation incentive funding package but said goodbye to a flagship program that helped consumers buy zero-emission vehicles.

NJ Commits Millions for EV Vans, College Campus Decarbonization
NJ Transit, the state's mass transit agency, will spend $3.8 million on 19 electric vans as the agency pushes for modernization.
NY Makes Down Payment on School Bus Electrification
New York state has issued the roadmap for its first-in-the-nation school bus electrification program and is preparing to draw the first tranche from a $500 million pot of money to start carrying it out.
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California Makes $150M Available for Zero-emission School Buses
The California Air Resources Board is taking applications for $150 million in state funding to help public school districts purchase zero-emission buses and related infrastructure.
California Bill Would Require Bidirectional Charging in All EVs
A bill that would require all zero-emission vehicles sold in California to have bidirectional charging capabilities by 2027 cleared a key Senate committee.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
NJ To Accelerate RGGI Fund Expenditures
New Jersey has been slow to spend Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds since returning to the program but is taking steps to speed up the process.
Environmental Defense Fund
Groundbreaking California Clean Truck Rules Win EPA Waiver
The EPA approved a waiver for California’s Advanced Clean Trucks regulation, clearing the way for the state to launch the zero-emission program.
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Regulators Slash NV Energy’s Transportation Electrification Plan
Nevada regulators gutted NV Energy’s proposed $348 million EV plan, slashing the budget to about $70 million and removing most of its proposed programs.
NJ’s Aggressive Clean Energy Plans Face 2023 Challenges
New Jersey’s far-reaching OSW plans face challenges as the first project undergoes permit scrutiny and the state launches a third coastal wind solicitation.
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California Energy Commission Approves $2.9B Clean Transportation Plan
The California Energy Commission approved $2.9 billion in clean-transportation funding through 2026, primarily for charging light- medium- and heavy-duty EVs.

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