The U.S. Department of Energy is providing $8.6 million for 16 projects to expand the use of alternative transportation fuels.
According to a DOE release, combined with funding from the participants, more than $25 million will be invested in the nation’s alternative fuel infrastructure. The grants are part of the Clean Cities program and were selected under three topic areas including Refueling Infrastructure for E85 and Alternative Fuels; Incremental Cost for Alternative Fuel Vehicles; and Idle Reduction Training and Awareness for School Districts.
The funding includes projects all over the country, and includes both ethanol and biodiesel. Under the Refueling Infrastructure topic area alone, the 13 projects selected include the installation of alternative fuel blending and refueling infrastructure at over 180 locations in 25 states and the District of Columbia.
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