NYSERDA Gets Stimulus Award For Alternative Fuels and Electric Transportation.

Source: NYSERDA

NYSERDA partnered with the Clean Communities of Western New York, Genesee Region Clean Communities, Clean Communities of Central New York, Capital District Clean Communities, and the New York City and Lower Hudson Valley Clean Communities organizations to compile and submit one competitive proposal to the DOE for alternative fuel vehicle and infrastructure development funds.  

Funds were awarded for vehicles for utility companies, local and county governments, school districts, universities and other private companies.  In addition, various advanced vehicle technologies were included in the application, such as compressed natural gas (CNG), liquid propane gas (LPG), electric vehicles (EV) and neighborhood electric vehicles (NEV), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV) and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles (PHEV).  The vehicles will be deployed throughout the State and will provide data to NYSERDA and the DOE on how these technologies operate in diverse driving and weather conditions.

Projects that will be awarded funds include:
Central Hudson Gas & Electric: 4 PHEVs, 4 HEVs, Charging stations
Chemung County: 10 LPG vans, pick-up trucks
City of Albany: 1 heavy-duty HEV, 1 heavy-duty hydraulic hybrid, 10 light-duty HEVs
City of Rochester: 6 NEVs, 2 light-duty CNG vehicles
City of Syracuse: 5 heavy-duty CNG vehicles, 24 light-duty CNG vehicles, 2 light-duty HEVs
Coca-Cola: 20 HEV delivery trucks
Corning-Painted Post CSD: 3 LPG school buses
Cuse Car: CNG, electric fueling stations
East Greenbush Central School District: 1 PHEV school bus
Fairport Central School District: 2 PHEV school buses

Ferrario Ford: 5 LPG pick-up trucks, LPG fueling station
Gilboa-Conesville Central School District: 1 LPG school bus
Harbec: 1 HEV delivery truck
Hoosic Valley Central School District: 3 LPG school buses, LPG fueling station
Malone Central School District: 5 LPG school buses
Monroe County: 4 LPG pick-up trucks, LPG fueling station
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: 2 HEV buses
Praxair: 1 HEV delivery truck
Republic Service Inc.: 4 heavy-duty CNG trucks
Southern Tier News: 6 light-duty LPG vehicles, LPG fueling station
Village of Warwick: 3 HEV school buses, electric charging stations
SUNY Albany: 3 NEVs, 5 HEV buses
Tompkins County: 3 light-duty HEVs
Trumansburg Central School District: 3 LPG school buses
Village of Minoa: 1 heavy-duty CNG vehicle
Wayne Central School District: 2 LPG school buses
Palmyra-Macedon Central School District: 1 HEV school bus
National Grid: 11 heavy-duty CNG vehicles, CNG fueling stations
Bard College: 1 HEV bus, 2 light-duty HEVs, 1 NEV, 1 light-duty EV van
Manhattan Beer: 1 HEV delivery truck
NYS Department of State: E85 Firefighter Training Program
Verizon: 120 CNG vans
NY Institute of Technology: 20 light-duty PHEVs Charlotte Valley Central School District: 2 LPG school buses

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