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  • Re: Chesapeake Bay Program Office Fiscal Year 2010 Request for Proposals (RFP)

    This may not be a grant posting, per se... but everyone in alt fuels is looking for money. Grants are but one way of funding a project, but not the only way. This is a great article from Jon LeSage at Green Auto Market e-zine.

    Two funding sources that make the most sense for clean transportation startups

    For those of you reading this article that are working for startups - or for major companies looking to dive into advanced vehicle technologies and infrastructures - there are five types of funding sources to consider tapping into:

    1. Government grants and low-interest loans
    2. Overseas investors
    3. Private equity and venture capital
    4. Green bonds
    5. Crowdfunding

    S......... Read Article


    • Re: Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program

      Program Opportunity Notice (PON-14-608)
      Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure

      Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program

      Deadline to Submit Applications: June 11, 2015 by 3:00 p.m.

      Solicitation files are available at:

      Purpose of Solicitation

      This is a competitive grant solicitation to school districts and other public entities.
      The California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) is seeking to fund projects that
      establish or expand infrastructure necessary to store, distribute and dispense compressed
      natural gas (CNG) for use in natural gas vehicles.

      Pre-Application Workshop

      There will be one Pre-Application Workshop; participation in this meeting is optional but
      encouraged. The Pre-Application Workshop will be held through in-person participation,
      WebEx, and conference call.

      April 1, 2015
      10:00 AM
      California Energy Commission
      Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room A
      1516 9th Street
      Sacramento, CA 95814
      Last edited by Curtis; 03-19-2015, 01:17 PM.


      • 6/28/2015 - Up to $4.5 million in DOE Alt Fuels grants coming soon

        The Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), on behalf of the DOE Officeof Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) has announcedplans to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled“Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Deployment Initiatives” toreduce the nation’s dependence on petroleum and greenhouse gasemissions by accelerating the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles.Up to $4.5 million could be available for grant awards.The solicitation will target projects in the following areas of interest:1) Alternative fuel vehicle demonstration and enhanced driverexperience projects; 2) Alternative fuel training activities for firstresponders, public safety officials, and critical service providers;and 3) Incorporating alternative fuels into emergency response andpreparedness operations. Applications are not yet being acceptedand DOE says that it expects to post the FOA in sometime in Aprilbut suggests that interested parties begin developing partnerships,formulating ideas, and gathering data in anticipation of the issuanceof this FOA. For more information, click here.


        • The Delaware Division of Energy & Climate has announced new grants available to help expand the state network of alternative fuel stations.
          More information about the grant opportunities is available here.
          Grant funding will be awarded on a competitive basis, up to a maximum amount of $500,000. Applicants must be a Delaware-based business, county, municipality, state agency, academic institution or non-governmental organization.
          Approximately $1.4 million is available for grants to offset the costs of equipment associated with the installation of private or public alternative fuel stations, including, but not limited to, DC fast-charging electric vehicle, natural gas, propane autogas and hydrogen stations. Public stations will be awarded 75% of the total eligible project costs, while private stations will be awarded 50% of the total eligible project costs.
          Last edited by Curtis; 10-30-2015, 12:40 AM.


          • Colorado Agency Prepares New Round of Alt-Fuel Vehicle Grants
            on 23 Sep 2015 by NGTNews
            The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) has announced it will open the application period for its latest round of funding under the ALT Fuels Colorado grant program on Oct. 1. Through the federally funded state program, the RAQC offers grants to cover up to 80% of the incremental cost of purchasing or leasing new OEM Class [read more]