Entries by Alicia

Electric Vehicle Experience Program Launches

Lower Valley Energy Launches ‘Electric Vehicle Experience’ Program with Local Partners Lower Valley Energy launches ‘Electric Vehicle Experience Program’ with partners, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities, Energy Conservation Works and Teton Conservation District allowing co-op members to borrow an electric vehicle for 1-3 days to determine if an electric vehicle fits their daily driving needs. Live Streamed […]

Grand Teton National Park deploys CNG refuse truck

GTNP Receives a Compressed Natural Gas Refuse Truck Join Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the new CNG refuse truck Jackson, WY | June 28, 2021 — Join Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and Energy Conservation Works […]

Bill adding excessive fees for electric vehicles headed to governor’s desk

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2021 Bill adding excessive fees for electric vehicles headed to governor’s desk HB 188 will raise registration fees for electric vehicles in Montana to some of the highest in the nation Contact: Conor Ploeger, MEIC. cploeger@meic.org, 406-443-2520 x101 Alicia Cox, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities, alicia@ytcleancities.org, 810-955-5811 Helena, MT — A bill […]

START BUS UNVEILS 8 ELECTRIC PROTERRA BUSES TO SERVE THE TETON VILLAGE ROUTE

JACKSON, WYO. – START Bus and Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, unveiled the community’s first of eight Proterra® ZX5 battery-electric transit buses. They are the first battery-electric buses in Wyoming and first Proterra ZX5 buses to be deployed in the United States. START Bus will put the buses into service in late […]

New Funding Announcement

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced two new clean transportation funding opportunities using the State’s Volkswagen Settlement funds. Applications for both are due January 11, 2021. Additional details are provided below. DEQ is seeking eligible applicants interested in installing Level 3 direct current fast charging (DCFC) stations along key travel corridors in Montana. DCFC stations […]

We want to hear from you!

YTCC is reaching out to hear from YOU about your experiences, needs and thoughts about alternative fuel use in our region. We’ve designed a survey for the main groups we serve: government entities, businesses (this includes non-profits) and individuals. We will use the information you provide to help fine tune and develop programing to meet […]

HB0166 Will Increase Electric Vehicle Fee to $200

HB0166 was introduced to increase the electric vehicle fee to $200.00 (up from $50.00), and add a hybrid vehicle fee of $100.00. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities agrees all users of the roadways should help finance the infrastructure, however these fees are not reflective of an EV or Hybrid owners use of the roadways. Please read YTCC’s […]

WY DEQ Seeks Public Input On How To Spend $8 million in VW Settlement Funds

Please consider submitting a comment to WY DEQ through their comment link below. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities agrees with WY DEQ’s goals and objectives but recommends including alternative fuels, particularly compressed natural gas and electric. Please reach out to YTCC if you would like to discuss project or goal and objectives ideas prior to your comment […]

What’s New in the Transportation Bill?

On Friday, December 4th, President Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act (Public Law 114-94). Like prior surface transportation legislation, the FAST Act authorizes funds for highway construction, as well as highway safety and public transportation programs. There are several FAST Act provisions with implications for Clean Cities portfolio items: National […]

What’s New in the Transportation Bill?

On Friday, December 4th, President Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act (Public Law 114-94). Like prior surface transportation legislation, the FAST Act authorizes funds for highway construction, as well as highway safety and public transportation programs. There are several FAST Act provisions with implications for Clean Cities portfolio items: National […]