DoE Announcement - Click To Enlarge

DoE Announcement - Click To Enlarge

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that it will award up to $4.5 million for "highly innovative approaches to increase the acceptance and deployment" of Alternative Fuel Vehicles.

Those alternative fuel vehicles include:

  • Methanol, ethanol, and other alcohols
  • Blends of 85% or more of alcohol with gasoline
  • Natural gas and liquid fuels domestically produced from natural gas
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (propane)
  • Coal-derived liquid fuels
  • Hydrogen
  • Electricity
  • Fuels (other than alcohol) derived from biological materials (including pure biodiesel (B100))
  • P-Series
There are 3 different areas listed under this funding opportunity:
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Demonstration and Enhanced Driver Experience Projects
  • Alternative Fuel Training for First Responders, Public Safety Officials, and Critical Service Providers
  • Incorporating Alternative Fuels into Emergency Response and Preparedness Operations
For more details on this DoE announcement, click here.