Funds available for spending by NEVC
in 2007 are approximately half of the amount available in 2006.
NEVC said applications for the funds will be available in the following categories -- Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Incremental Costs, Clean Cities Refueling Infrastructure, Clean Cities School Buses, Clean Cities Coalition Support, Clean Cities Idle Reduction Technologies, Clean Cities Heavy-duty Hybrid Electric, Industries of the Future, Building Codes & Standards, Rebuild America, Building America, Federal Energy Management Program, Photovoltaic Building-integrated Micro-inverter, Wind Energy Tall Towers, Wind Energy Wind and Water, Regional Combined Heating and Power Applications Centers, Biomass, and Air Quality Integration.
NEVC noted that applications for the infrastructure grants will be accepted through public/private Clean Cities partnerships before May 5.
This barrier has prohibited E85 advocates to establish the much needed E85 infrastructure in Maricopa County," said NEVC executive director Phil Lampert.
NEVC noted that E85 is currently available in Arizona at one site in Sierra Vista and three locations in the Tucson area.
I'm excited to see this clean-burning, alternative fuel come to the city in which I was raised," said NEVC
executive director Phil Lampert.
is excited about NASA's leadership," said NEVC
vice chairman Curtis Donaldson.
said BP of Brookings is now selling the alternative fuel for 15 to 20 cents below regular gasoline.
With Iowa slated to be the number-one ethanol producer in the nation in 2005 and 82 percent of our ethanol currently being shipped out to the coasts, the time is right for Iowa to work on establishing new markets for ethanol here at home," said NEVC
Iowa E85 coordinator Chris Vander Voort.
Contact: Christi Vander Voort, NEVC
, website http://www.
Working together with NEVC
, we can make a difference by educating and encouraging industry and consumers to do their part by continuing to develop the E85 infrastructure, and by using E85 in their GM flexible fuel vehicles whenever possible.