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VNG Formally Opens in Philadelphia

September 9, 2014 in CNG, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Tuesday Event Drew Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett

VNG has formally opened its first retail outlet for compressed natural gas, hosted at a BP gasoline station in Philadelphia. The Tuesday event included Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett.
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Pennsylvania NGVs: $6 Million More

September 3, 2014 in Alternative Fuels, CNG, LNG, money available, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Third and ‘Likely Final’ Round Covers Heavy Duty Vehicles

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection have announced the third and “likely final round” of natural gas vehicle grants for fiscal year 2014-2015, with more than $6 million to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs of heavy-duty natural gas fleet vehicles.

PennsylvaniaDEP-logo“We encourage all who are eligible for this funding to lower their operational costs and lessen our dependency on foreign oil,” Corbett said in a release last week.

Projects are limited to no more than 50% of the incremental purchase or retrofit costs per vehicle, with a maximum of $25,000 per vehicle.

Applications are due November 14.


Pennsylvania DEP is hosting a webinar on Monday, September 22 from 2 to 3 p.m. (Eastern time) to review key items for this grant round.


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Source: Pennsylvania DEP with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

 

 

 

 

$8 Million for AFVs in Pennsylvania

March 10, 2014 in Alternative Fuels, money available, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Webinar Tuesday and Williamsport Workshop on March 26

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has opened its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant program for light duty natural gas vehicles as well as other alternative fuels for fiscal 2014-2015, making available approximately $8 million.

PennDEPThe grants are for NGVs weighing 26,000 pounds or less, “as well as the conversion or purchase of electric, propane or other alternative fuel vehicles of any size,” DEP says.

School districts, municipal authorities, political subdivisions, incorporated non-profit entities, and corporations or partnerships registered to do business in Pennsylvania may apply.

Innovation Technology Too

“Grant applications will also be accepted for innovation technology projects that include research, training, development and demonstration of new applications or next phase technology related to alternative transportation fuels and alternative fuel vehicles,” DEP says.

Applicants are encouraged to participate in a Tuesday, March 11 webinar, and there will be an Alternative Fuel Vehicle Workshop at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, in Lycoming County (north-central Pennsylvania), on the morning of March 26.

Applications are due May 30 for awards to be made in the fall.


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Source: Pennsylvania DEP with Fleets & Fuels follow-up



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