February E-News
TCC February Newsletter
The Rundown:
Don't have time to scroll? This month's highlights:

  • Funding: Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Grant due: March 16
  • Webinar: DERA Informational Webinar
  • Webinar: The Vehicle Charging Innovations for Multi-Unit Dwelling
  • Conference: Energy Independence Summit Mar 17-19, 22-26
  • Listen: The Energy Gang Podcast
  • Read: EPA changes position, supports Tenth Circuit Court’s SRE ruling
  • Read: Charlotte's Climate Action Cleans Air and Spurs Economy
  • Website: Our new website is LIVE! Support TCC and check it out!
  • Follow: Stay in touch, follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


The Triangle Clean Cities Team
New Funding Opportunity

Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant

Application Due: 3/16/2021

EPA anticipates awarding approximately $46 million in competitive grant funding under the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) National Grants Program. The program is soliciting applications nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions and exposure, particularly from fleets operating in areas designated by the Administrator as poor air quality areas.
TCC Website

On our new website you can find funding opportunities, resources to learn more about each alternative fuel type, and current initiatives we are involved in.

Our events page offers an easy way to get involved and you may even want to become a member!
Featured Webinars
An extensive list of webinars are available on our website. Enjoy our favorites below:
Vehicle Charging Innovations for Multi-Unit Dwellings

Feb 25, 2021

This webinar will provide an overview of the project structure, goals/deliverables, and accomplishments to date. Join February 25, 2021 to hear about these exciting efforts and resources that will be available to you
DERA Grant Informational Webinar

Mar 11, 2021

An informational webinar regarding the request for application process for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Grant.

Energy Independence Summit 2021

Mar 17-19, 22-26
Times Vary

Roundtable discussions with leaders of the Biden Administration’s clean transportation team, key Congressional committees, federal agencies, and the electric vehicle, natural gas, propane, biofuels, and hydrogen industries

What We're Reading

  • Read: Biden Executive Orders Set Broad Federal Role in Clean Energy
  • Read: Charlotte's Climate Action Cleans Air and Spurs Economy
  • Read: Will North Carolina Lead the Southeast in Transportation Electrification?
  • Listen: The Energy Gang
Need assistance applying or want Triangle Clean Cities as a grant partner?
Contact Caitlin Rose, crose@tjcog.org.
Triangle J Council of Governments