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USDA Begins Accepting Applications for $100M in Biofuel Grants

Funding Will Increase Availability of Clean Fuels Across the Nation. WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is accepting applications for $100 million in grants to increase the sale and use of biofuels derived from U.S. agricultural products. USDA is making the funding available through …

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Pace Harvey Transportation Center Reconstruction Project Awarded $20M USDOT Grant

Collaborative effort between Pace, Metra, and City of Harvey invests in one of northeastern Illinois’s most historically disadvantaged communities HARVEY, Illinois, Aug. 11, 2022 – The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) yesterday announced the award of a $20 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant to fund the Harvey Transportation Center reconstruction …

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Interstate 80 Clean Fuel Corridor Supporting EVs, NGVs

Government agencies in Illinois and Iowa partner together to showcase the project MOLINE, Illinois, Aug. 8, 2022 – The second-longest interstate highway in the United States, Interstate 80, is undergoing a transformation for electric vehicles and low-emissions alternative fuels. To highlight this transformation and the economic opportunities it provides, the Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago …

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ComEd Unveils Plan to Support Beneficial Electrification in Northern Illinois, Including Increased Adoption of EVs

Proposed plan would provide $100 million per year in incentives, education and infrastructure support to remove barriers to electrification and deliver significant environmental and air quality improvements for communities CHICAGO, July 6, 2022 — ComEd announced that it has submitted its plan to support the adoption of beneficial electrification (BE) technologies, including customer adoption of …

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Millennium Garages Launches Largest Public Electric Vehicle Charging Hub in the Midwest

With Public, Private, and Civic Partners, Millennium Garages Expands Charging Access for Chicago Residents, Commuters, Visitors, and Fleet Vehicles CHICAGO, June 21, 2022 — With more than 70 level-2 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across four integrated parking facilities in downtown Chicago, Millennium Garages has launched the Midwest’s largest public EV charging hub. Data from the US …

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ComEd, Metro Mayors Caucus Launch Program to Prepare Communities for Growing Demand for Electric Vehicles

EV Readiness Program will help communities prepare for EV implementation, compete for state & federal funding NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 3, 2022 — ComEd today joined the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (Caucus) to announce a new initiative to help communities across northern Illinois prepare to meet growing demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Fueled by a …

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