Tag: Electric Vehicles

Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Funding Assistance Program

How much funding is left? During the 2019 General Legislative Session, the State Legislature appropriated $4.9 million to be used as an incentive for the installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) throughout the State. The EVSE Incentive Program allows businesses, non-profit organizations, and other governmental entities (excluding State Executive Branch agencies) to apply for …

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Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Awards

State of Utah VW Settlement Awards Light-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment Category Awardee Award Amount Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Type Number of EVSE Awarded Eligible Mitigation Action Category Clinton City $60,129 Level 2 3 Location 1- Civic Center Park Location 2- Center Park Location 3 -Powerline Park Davis Technical College $49,000 Level 2 4 …

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DEQ Powers Up With Additional EV Chargers

This month, the electric vehicle charging stations at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality headquarters are getting an upgrade. This will increase the number of chargers at DEQ to 30 charging port—including a DC Fast charger.

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ZOOm Go Electric: Clean Transportation at a Discount Price

By Clayton Johnson, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. Local nonprofit organizations Utah Clean Energy and Utah’s Hogle Zoo have joined forces to offer the ZOOm Go Electric program, …

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Utah Clean Cities Fuels National Discussion on Clean Transportation

By Tammie Bostick-Cooper, Guest Blogger, Utah Clean Cities DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community.           Each year, the Energy Independence Summit hosts various Clean Cities organizations and …

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Walking (Biking) the Talk: DEQ Adds eBikes to Its Fleet

By Christine Osborne The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has consistently demonstrated its commitment to reducing air pollution by encouraging employee vanpools, issuing free Eco-Pass annual transit passes to all employees, and providing lockers and changing rooms for bike commuters. We brought hybrid cars, then electric vehicles, into our fleet. And now we’re ready …

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Going Electric a Great Green Alternative

By Mat Carlile Utah will be celebrating Alternative Fuel Vehicle Awareness Month in November, making it the perfect time to learn more about electric vehicles (EVs)—and even consider joining the growing number of car buyers who have made the switch to this zero-emission, energy-efficient vehicle option. EVs are becoming more popular,  due in part to …

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Here’s Some Cash to Reduce Emissions

 By Lisa Burr I work in the Mobile Sources and Transportation Section at the Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ) and administer a few of the incentive programs the State offers for reducing emissions from vehicles and non-road equipment. Since vehicle emissions are a significant contributor to air pollution, our section gets many inquiries about …

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