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Clean Cities has awarded nearly $400 million to fund hundreds of projects across the country that reduce petroleum use in transportation. These project awards contribute to Clean Cities' primary goal of reducing petroleum use in the U.S. by 2.5 billion gallons per year by 2020.

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Project Initiative/Award Awardee Status Date
Virginia EV Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Complete Sep 2011

States impacted:

  • Virginia

Virginia EV

The activities of this planning project laid educational and policy groundwork for electric vehicle adoption and charging infrastructure installation in the Richmond, VA region. A strategic plan was developed to identify and foster policies to expedite infrastructure implementation specific to the area and prepare the Commonwealth for successful deployment of plug-in electric drive vehicles.

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$429,051 Award

$40,486 Local matching funds

Energizing Oregon Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Oregon Business Development Department Complete Sep 2011

States impacted:

  • Oregon

Energizing Oregon

The project developed a comprehensive strategic plug-in electric vehicle market and community plan to address next-generation deployment strategies. The plan served as a roadmap to achieve Oregon's goal of 30,000 PEVs by 2015.

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$485,000 Award

$88,923 Local matching funds

Plug-In Ready Michigan Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Clean Energy Coalition Complete Sep 2011

States impacted:

  • Michigan

Plug-In Ready Michigan

The project supported the development of a plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure community preparedness plan for Michigan. The project incorporated state and local level policy implementation, education, and outreach. The plan is a Michigan-specific guide enabling local communities to support a comprehensive plan for the widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles.

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$500,000 Award

California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Readiness Project Electric Vehicle Community Readiness South Coast Air Quality Management District Complete Sep 2011

States impacted:

  • California

California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Readiness Project

The objective of this proposal was to create a unified statewide approach to planning and implementation of critical plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure activities in order to support and expand the market for plug-in electric vehicles in California.

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$982,565 Award

$201,209 Local matching funds

Texas Triangle Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies Complete Sep 2011

States impacted:

  • Texas

Texas Triangle Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness

This project focused on a plan for plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure between the "Texas Triangle" cities of Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston/Galveston, and Austin/San Antonio along with topical areas of statewide application.

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$500,000 Award

$37,000 Local matching funds

Electrify Heartland Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Metropolitan Energy Information Center, Inc. Complete Oct 2015

States impacted:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Electrify Heartland

This project developed phased EV infrastructure installation plans for the Kansas City metropolitan area and for smaller communities, including the travel corridors between them. It developed and implemented replicable actions for adoption by individual municipalities in the areas of planning, zoning, construction, permitting, and fleet policies.

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$441,178 Award