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High-Power WEVC for AVTA’s BYDs

April 25, 2016 in Electric Drive, EVSE, Solicitation by Patrick Couch  |  No Comments

Minimum of 200 Kilowatts of Inductive Charging Power
Sought for AVTA’s Fleet of All-Battery Buses Built by BYD

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority is looking for a provider of high-power wireless electric vehicle charging equipment to help support its new fleet of 100% battery electric buses. AVTA is seeking WEVC gear capable of delivering at least 200 kilowatts, with 250 kilowatts preferred.
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Colorado Floats New Funding Solicitation

January 7, 2016 in CNG, EVSE, money available, NGVs, propane autogas, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Pre-Bid Meeting on January 12 for this Fourth Round

The Colorado Energy Office is again emphasizing compressed natural gas vehicle fueling infrastructure as it prepares for a fourth round of project funding.
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San Fernando to Refurb CNG Station

January 5, 2016 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Design, Engineering, Installation, Commissioning, Training

The City of San Fernando’s public works department is requesting written proposals to upgrade its existing compressed natural gas fueling station.
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Navy Releases Huge EV Lease Solicitation

January 5, 2016 in EVs, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

NavFac Wants as Many as 600 EVs for Southern California

The U.S. Navy has a released its formal solicitation to lease from 400 to 600 battery electric vehicles for use at about a dozen facilities in Southern California. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command wants proposals by February 8.

NavFac invited interested suppliers to register, and held a meeting on its EV acquisition plan this past summer (F&F, August 19). An additional pre-proposal conference is planned.


The U.S. Navy is looking to lease hundreds of electric vehicles in California.

The U.S. Navy is looking to lease hundreds of electric vehicles in California.

NavFac plans to lease the vehicles on a commercial basis. “Any size business may submit a proposal,” states solicitation number N6247316R1002. The Navy envisions a basic contract period of 12 months, with two 12-month options for a total maximum duration of 36 months.

Support Services Too

In addition to passenger vehicle leasing, providers may furnish web-based telematics, roadside assistance, and preventative maintenance services.

The leased EVs may be deployed at such Navy and Marine facilities as Naval Base San Diego, Naval Base Point Loma, Naval Base Coronado, NAF El Centro, Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Naval Base Ventura County, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Naval Air Station Lemoore, Naval Support Activity Monterey, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, MCB Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twenty-Nine Palms.


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Source: U.S. Navy with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

OCTA Wants RNG for All of Its Buses

September 29, 2015 in Biofuels, Biomethane, CNG, NGVs, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Demand for Three Years at Four Locations Is About 20 Million DGEs

Southern California’s Orange County Transportation Authority wants to switch to renewable natural gas to power its existing fleet of more than 340 compressed natural gas buses – and 202 new ones.
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San Francisco Seeks Renewable Diesel

September 28, 2015 in Biofuels, Renewable Diesel, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

It’s Mostly for Muni as City Seeks Nearly 22 Million Gallons

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

The City and County of San Francisco is taking bids for approximately 21.1 million gallons of renewable diesel for the three-year period starting this November 1.

Most of the fuel, some 15 million gallons, will be for Muni/San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency buses, with lesser amounts for S.F. Fire Department and other city vehicles, and for operations outside the city limits.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged this last summer to fuel all of the city’s diesel vehicle with renewable diesel by year-end (F&F, July 22).

Bids under Solicitation CP 70884 are due on October 16.

Even San Francisco's fire trucks are to operate on reneable diesel.

Even San Francisco’s fire trucks are to operate on reneable diesel.




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Source: City and County of San Francisco with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

California Embraces Renewable Diesel

September 11, 2015 in Biofuels, Renewable Diesel, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

California General Services Wants It, City of Walnut Creek Has It

Demand for renewable diesel is heating up in California, where the state Department of General Services is seeking bids on a state-wide contract and the city of Walnut Creek has converted its entire diesel fleet. updated September 14
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U.S. Navy Seeks Hundreds of EVs

August 19, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Would Be Suppliers Are to Register by Monday, August 24

Would be suppliers of hundreds of battery electric vehicles to the U.S. Navy in California are to register their interest with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command by Monday, August 24.

The U.S. Navy is looking to lease hundreds of electric vehicles in California.

The U.S. Navy is looking to lease hundreds of battery electric vehicles in California.

The Navy wants to lease 300 to 600 passenger-carrying EVs that seat at least four passengers and have a U.S. EPA-estimated range of 80 miles. It is replacing 308 Navy and 159 Marine Corps vehicles.

NavFac Southwest is gathering data to be used to fashion a formal solicitation.

Numerous Navy and Marine Locations

The agency says it expects to spend from $10 million to $15 million with a base contract of three years and two option years under Solicitation Number N6247315RVEH1.

The scope of work may include web-based telematics for handling mileage, speed, and onboard diagnostics data, roadside assistance, and maintenance.


The leased battery vehicles are expected to be deployed at Navy facilities in locations including San Diego, Point Loma, Coronado, El Centro, Seal Beach, Ventura County, China Lake, Lemoore, Monterey, and Miramar, and U.S. Marine installations at Camp Pendleton, Barstow, and Twenty-Nine Palms.

NavFac held a meeting on its EV acquisition plans in Sacramento on July 21 (F&F, July 8), and set the August 24 registration deadline yesterday.


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Source: NavFac Southwest with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

Charge Ahead CO Money for EVs

July 14, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE, money available, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Applications for Vehicles and EVSE Due August 17

Colorado’s Regional Air Quality Council and the Colorado Energy Office kicked off the state’s Charge Ahead Colorado electric vehicle and infrastructure grant application.

AltFuelsColoradoRAQC and CEO are offering incentives for the purchase or lease of electric vehicles and EVSE/electric vehicle supply equipment, including Level 2 DC fast-charge stations.


The application period officially opens this Thursday and proposals are due on the morning of August 17.


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CEO, Wes Maurer, 303-866-2064; [email protected]

RAQC, Matt Mines, 303-629-5450, ext 210; [email protected]; cleanairfleets.org

Source: CEO-RAQC with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

NYSERDA: $3 Million Integrated Mobility

May 28, 2015 in money available, Solicitation, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Funding Aimed at New York’s Multi-Modal Transportation System

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has $3 million to invest in projects that may reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and associated energy consumption of the existing multi-modal transportation system in New York State.
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Post Office Qualifies 15 for the NGDV

April 27, 2015 in Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Could Lead to Five-Seven Years’ Worth of Business Worth $5 Billion-Plus

The U.S. Post Office, following an RFI process initiated in January, has named 15 companies it will ask to bid for its Next Generation Delivery Vehicle – some 180,000 units at an estimated price of $25,000 to $35,000 apiece, or $5.4 billion in total assuming the median figure.
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Ohio State Seeks CNG Station Help

March 23, 2015 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Seeks Proposals by March 31 for New Fast-Fill Facility

The Ohio State University in Columbus has issued a request for qualifications for a new compressed natural gas fueling station, allocating $2.5 million for the project.


OSU“The CNG station will be used to provide fast fill to a variety of light and heavy vehicles,” states the OSU RFQ. The scope of work includes natural gas dryers, compressors, storage, distribution and dispensing equipment, as well as subgrade and site work.

OSU seeks input too on the capacity and size of the new station, which according to project manager Al Stazzone will be for university vehicles only. OSU currently operates four CNG buses, he told F&F.

The response deadline for project number OSU-150418 is March 31.


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Source: Ohio State RFQ with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

CEC Has $1.5 Million for NGV Fueling

March 19, 2015 in CNG, Infrastructure, money available, NGVs, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Latest Solicitation Is Aimed at School Districts and Public Entities

The California Energy Commission has $1.5 million to support natural gas vehicle fueling projects by public entities, with an emphasis on school districts.
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Colorado AFV Funding: Round II

January 5, 2015 in Alternative Fuels, CNG, money available, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The Emphasis Is on Public-Access CNG Fueling,
Co-Located Propane and EV Charging Optional

The Colorado Energy Office has released a request for applications for the second round of funding of alterative fueling stations through the Alt Fuels Colorado program. CEO works in partnership with RAQC, the state’s Regional Air Quality Council, and with CDoT, the Colorado Department of Transportation.
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CEC Backs EV Grid Integration Work

December 22, 2014 in batteries, Electric Drive, money available, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

$4 Million Available, Workshop Slated for January 7,
Projects Will Further Application of V2G Technology

The California Energy Commission, citing the state’s goal of 1.5 million zero emission vehicles by 2025, is offering to fund Applied Research and Development projects “that will advance technologies and strategies for smart and efficient charging and vehicle-to-grid communication interfaces that will provide maximum benefits to both the electricity grid and the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market.”
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PennDoT Seeks CNG: Up to 37 Stations

November 25, 2014 in CNG, money available, NGVs, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

RFQ Issued for Transit Facilities, Shortlist and Teams to Be Named in January

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is looking for industry help with as many as 37 compressed natural gas fueling stations to support transit agencies in the state. “Each fueling site must provide access to CNG for public transit and other CNG vehicles alike,” PennDoT says.
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New $4.5 Million for Alt Fuels from DoE

July 16, 2014 in Alternative Fuels, money available, Solicitation by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Late-Breaking! New Solicitation via Clean Cities

Just out Wednesday morning: “In support of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced up to $4.5 million in funding to expand the use of alternative fuels through the Clean Cities program, which works with nearly 100 local coalitions and thousands of stakeholders across the country to decrease the use of petroleum in transportation.”

Plug-in electric, natural gas, propane, and flex-fuel vehicles are eligible for funding of on-road demonstrations, safety-related training, and emergency preparedness.

Concept papers submissions are due August 1 and full proposals are due October 1.

DoE solicitation details

Source: U.S. DoE with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

 



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