May 2024 Transportation Electrification Open Funding Opportunities

May 30, 2024 Clean Transportation, Electrification of Transportation Systems, EV Council, Upcoming Opportunities US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants– Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects– Must 1) manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, 2) build new facilities; reequip, modernize, or expand existing facilities;…

Climate Commitment Act dollars at work: Commerce awards $7.5 million to five tribes for clean energy projects

Climate Commitment Act dollars at work: Commerce awards $7.5 million to five tribes for clean energy projects

Grants support innovative solar and wave energy projects, advance state goals on environmental justice and equity OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Commerce this week announced $7.5 million in grants to five tribes in Washington to plan, design and build clean energy projects. Funded by Washington’s Climate Commitment Act, these clean energy grants through Commerce are part of an $83 million opportunity that includes $16 million for a…

April 2024 Transportation Electrification Open Funding Opportunities

April 19, 2024 Clean Transportation, Electrification of Transportation Systems, EV Council, Upcoming Opportunities US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants– Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects– Must 1) manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, 2) build new facilities; reequip, modernize, or expand existing facilities;…

March 2024 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment

US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants– Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects– Must 1) manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, 2) build new facilities; reequip, modernize, or expand existing facilities; and/or for engineering integration performed in the US related to…

Commerce invests $8.1 million to expand renewable energy use, strengthen Washington’s electric grid

Commerce invests $8.1 million to expand renewable energy use, strengthen Washington’s electric grid

Funded projects include battery storage systems, microgrids for more resilient clean energy OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced 14 grants awarded through the Clean Energy Fund (CEF) that will expand the use of renewable energy in the state’s electrical grid. These projects are for numerous innovative clean energy technologies, including battery energy storage systems and microgrids. “Commerce is dedicated to the state’s climate commitment goals,…

February 2024 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment

US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants – Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects – Must 1) manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, 2) build new facilities; reequip, modernize, or expand existing facilities; and/or for engineering integration performed in the US…

Report: Washington can lead nation in advancing green hydrogen economy, but must move quickly, strategically

Report: Washington can lead nation in advancing green hydrogen economy, but must move quickly, strategically

Updated data shows roles of green hydrogen and hydrogen-derived fuels in net-zero economy; recommends most strategic uses and phases for state support OLYMPIA, WA — Green electrolytic hydrogen and renewable fuels made with hydrogen are expected to play an important role in Washington’s economy as it transforms to eliminate fossil fuels from the energy system, according to a recent report from the Washington Department of Commerce. The report finds that…

Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) Phase Two Applications Posted

Commerce will open Phase Two of Research, Development, and Demonstration (RD&D) grants on February 2, 2024. Approximately $3.9 million in funding, from the 2021-2023 Biennium is available for entities to engage in strategic research and development of new and emerging clean energy technologies that will help achieve climate goals. If the demand exceeds available funds from the 21-23 budget, Commerce may award funding from the 2023-2025 biennium (up to an additional $11.6…

January 2024 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment

Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants– The Department of Energy has announced a $2 billion funding opportunity to expand manufacturing of electric vehicles by converting facilities to manufacture electric vehicles and components. Concept papers are due by November 1, 2023. Full applications are due January 23, 2024. Zero Emission School Bus Grant Program 2023-2025– The Washington State Department of Ecology announces the availability of approximately $14 million in grants to help accelerate the…

December 2023 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment

Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants – The Department of Energy has announced a $2 billion funding opportunity to expand manufacturing of electric vehicles by converting facilities to manufacture electric vehicles and components. Concept papers are due by November 1, 2023. Full applications are due January 23, 2024. Zero Emission School Bus Grant Program 2023-2025 – The Washington State Department of Ecology announces the availability of approximately $14 million in grants to help accelerate…