RAQC Announces Fifth Round ALT Fuels Colorado Awards

The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) is pleased to announce the fifth round of ALT Fuels Colorado program awardees.

Awarded Organizations

Round 5 – October 2015

  • Allied Waste Transportation
  • Colorado State Fleet
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Douglas County School District
  • Salida Del Sol Academy
  • United Parcel Service, Inc.
  • Weld County School District RE-1
  • Weld County School District RE-6

Round 4 – July 2015

  • Alpine Disposal
  • City of Fort Collins
  • Ruan Logistics Corporation
  • St. Vrain Valley School District
  • Weld County School District RE-3J

Round 3 – March 2015

  • Allied Waste Transportation
  • Boulder Valley School District
  • City and County of Denver
  • Mapleton Public Schools
  • Penske Leasing and Rental Company
  • United Parcel Service, Inc
  • Weld County School District RE-9

Round 2 – November 2014

  • Bimbo Bakeries
  • Dillon Transport, Inc.
  • Mapleton Public Schools
  • Weld County School District RE-6
  • Weld County School District RE-2
  • Weld County School District RE-8
  • Western Disposal

Round 1 – September 2014

  • Black Hills Colorado Gas Utility Company
  • City and County of Denver
  • City of Fort Collins
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Dillon Transport Inc.
  • International School of Denver
  • University School Foundation
  • Waste Management of Colorado, Inc.
  • Weld County School District RE-1
  • Weld County School District RE-3J
  • Weld Food Bank
  • Western Disposal

The goal of the ALT Fuels Colorado Vehicle program is to improve air quality and incentivize the deployment of alternatively fueled vehicles in Colorado. For a full list of program goals, materials, resources, and partners, please visit the ALT Fuels Colorado homepage. If you would like to be notified of application openings, please contact Kaylyn Bopp to be added to the distribution list.

ALT Fuels Colorado Resources

 

The ALT Fuels Colorado program is managed in partnership with the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC), Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA). This program will provide funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles. CEO will administer infrastructure grants and RAQC will administer vehicle grants.

Please see below for a list of resources for the ALT Fuels Colorado Program. All interested parties are required to submit the project application. To learn more about the ALT Fuels Colorado Program and to access the application, application guide and other resources, please click here.

Additional resources will be posted to this page as they become available.

 

ALT Fuels Colorado Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant Program Workshop

 

The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) hosted a workshop introducing its ALT Fuels Colorado program on July 31, 2014 at the Adams 12 Conference Center. At this event, public, non-profit and private fleets were able to learn about funding amounts available and how the funding processes will work, hear from industry experts and fleets on the pros and cons of alternative fuel vehicles and how alternative fuels can work for their fleets, and talk to vendors and ask questions on vehicle currently available.

Please see below for presentations or click here for an agenda.

Thank you to everyone who made the workshop a success!

ALT Fuels Colorado Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant Program Workshop

 

The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) hosted a workshop introducing its ALT Fuels Colorado program on July 31, 2014 at the Adams 12 Conference Center. At this event, public, non-profit and private fleets were able to learn about funding amounts available and how the funding processes will work, hear from industry experts and fleets on the pros and cons of alternative fuel vehicles and how alternative fuels can work for their fleets, and talk to vendors and ask questions on vehicle currently available.

Please see below for presentations or click here for an agenda.

Thank you to everyone who made the workshop a success!

 

Metro Residents Invited to Mow Down Pollution and Plug into Earth Friendly Living May 10th

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Get Plugged into Earth-Friendly Living  May 10th!

OzoneAware and Charge Ahead Colorado invite you to plug into earth friendly living at the Electrify Your Summer event on May 10th. It’s a fun, free community event featuring:

Click here for a list of items accepted for electronics recycling.

Come out and get amped!

When:

May 10th, 8 AM – 4 PM

(Please note that participation in Mow Down Pollution requires pre-registration.)

Where:          

Dick’s Sporting Goods Field

6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022

Parking Lot H — Just east of Quebec and 60th              

Why:    

The Denver Metro/Front Range region is out of compliance with federal standards for ground-level ozone, a harmful air pollutant caused when emissions from motor vehicles, lawn mowers, and other sources mix with heat and sunlight. Switching to electric lawn equipment and electric vehicles is one way for you to make a positive impact on air quality.

Charge Ahead Colorado to Showcase Electric Vehicles at the Denver Auto Show

Charge Ahead Colorado to Showcase Electric Vehicles at the Denver Auto Show

Charge Ahead Colorado will showcase electric vehicles at the Denver Auto Show April 9-13. Come see what electric vehicles are all about!

  • Learn about the economic and environmental benefits of electric vehicles
  • Get informed about financial incentives and station and at-home charging options
  • Map charging station locations near home, workplace or travel routes
  • See first-hand some of the most popular electric vehicle models available

Click here for tickets and more information about the Denver Auto Show.

Charge Ahead Colorado Opens Grant Application

The Charge Ahead Colorado Grant Application for electric vehicle (EV) and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) funding is now open. Please note that funding is currently only available to applicants within the seven county Denver metro area (Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson counties). 

The next deadline to apply is Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 5:00 PM MST.

To learn more about the Charge Ahead Colorado Program and to access the application and a summary of funding amounts, criteria, eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

Photo credit: Ambur Cole Photography

 

Charge Ahead Colorado Showcases Electric Vehicles at the Denver Auto Show

Charge Ahead Colorado will showcase electric vehicles at the Denver Auto Show April 9-13. Come see what electric vehicles are all about!

  • Learn about the economic and environmental benefits of electric vehicles
  • Get informed about financial incentives and station and at-home charging options
  • Map charging station locations near home, workplace or travel routes
  • See first-hand some of the most popular electric vehicle models available

Click here for tickets and more information about the Denver Auto Show.

Charge Ahead Colorado Announces February 2014 Awardees

Charge Ahead Colorado Announces February 2014 Awardees

The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) has awarded seven new entities with grant funding to support the purchase of electric vehicles (EV) and the expansion of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE).

      • ADT: 1 EVSE
      • AMG National Trust Bank: 1 EVSE
      • Boulder County: 1 EVSE
      • Regional Transportation District (RTD):  4 EVSE, 2 EV
      • Spire HOA: 8 EVSE
      • Tyco: 2 EVSE
      • United Power: 2 EVSE

To view a full list of projects awarded through Charge Ahead Colorado, please click here.

The RAQC and Colorado Energy Office (CEO) have closed the current funding period for Charge Ahead Colorado. The RAQC and CEO will open the next application round in April. The next deadline for funding is 5:00 PM MST on May 1, 2014. For more information on the Charge Ahead Colorado Program, a summary of funding amounts, criteria, eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

Photo credit: Ambur Cole Photography