Wyoming Releases State Zero Emission Strategy

Click HERE to view the State of Wyoming Draft Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy for public review and comment. This week the state of Wyoming released the first of at least two documents we will see this year that addresses how the State of Wyoming will support the development of Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure. This first one, is the […]

WYDOT Announces Strategy for National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Funding

22 March 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WYDOT announces strategy for National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure funding CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming will soon receive National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula funds to use to facilitate electric vehicle infrastructure development, especially charging stations, around the state. The funding is part of the Federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act […]

President Biden, USDOT and USDOE Announce $5 Billion over Five Years for National EV Charging Network, Made Possible by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Thursday, February 10, 2022 Joint Energy and Transportation Office and DriveElectric.gov Available to Assist States with Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plans FHWA 05-22 Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov Tel: (202) 366-0660 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy today announced nearly $5 billion that will be made available under the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) […]

Biden Administration Releases Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Guidebook for State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Governments

January 31st WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the White House released the first edition of its Bipartisan Infrastructure Law guidebook to help state, local, Tribal and territorial governments unlock the benefits from the historic investments in our nation’s infrastructure. The guidebook is a one-stop-shop on the law and contains the most comprehensive information to date on the more […]

Wyoming Department of Transportation Charging Station Request for Information (RFI)

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking input from interested stakeholder to inform the development of the state’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Strategic Plan or “strategy”. They are seeking input from federal, local and tribal agencies, utilities, multi-family dwelling owners, retail business owners, DC Fast Charging station manufacturers and installation companies, academia, vehicle dealers, […]

Press Release: Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities Announces Green Fleet Leader Awards

Electric Vehicles Roadmap Initiative Special Report

The Western Governor’s Association released their Special Report of the Electric Vehicles Roadmap Initiative. This report contains targeted recommendations on federal policy issues that affect public and private investments in EV infrastructure across the West. It also includes an umbrella agreement among states around a shared set of principles regarding EV infrastructure planning and identified a suite […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency

Question of the Month: What are the current and future medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards?  Answer:  According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (collectively, HDVs) are expected to surpass light-duty vehicle […]