North Florida Clean Fuels

Joint Office of Energy & Transportation: Communities Taking Charge

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation (Joint Office), through the Department of Energy (DOE), has made available $54 million in new federal funding for projects that will expand community e-mobility access and provide clean reliable energy. The funding will drive innovation in equitable clean transportation and is aligned with strategies detailed in the U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization. This program will make strategic investments at the local level that address key barriers to expanding access to electrified mobility options for individuals without home charging; accelerate the transition to electrified fleets; and mature the implementation of managed charging systems to mitigate impacts and optimize usage of the grid.

Topic areas in the Joint Office’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 funding opportunity include:

  • Solving for No-Home Charging: Expanding Charging Access for Privately Owned E-Mobility
  • Expanding E-Mobility Solutions through Electrified Micro, Light and Medium-Duty Fleets
  • Managed Charging for Clean Reliable Energy

Deadline to apply: Concept paper due by May 20, 2024; full application due by July 16, 2024

Cost share: Up to 50%, depending on the project type


Department of Energy: Communities Sparking Investment in Transformative Energy (C-SITE)

Funded through the Local Government Energy Program (LGEP), the Communities Sparking Investment in Transformative Energy (C-SITE) Funding Opportunity Announcement provides approximately $18 million in financial awards and technical assistance to advance community-identified energy priorities. Funded projects may span a variety of technology areas including, but not limited to:

  • building efficiency and/or electrification,
  • electric transportation,
  • energy infrastructure upgrades,
  • microgrid development and deployment,
  • renewable energy, resilience hubs, and
  • workforce development.

Recipients: Local governments and federally recognized Tribes

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2024 at 5:00 pm ET

Cost share: 5%


Environmental Protection Agency: Clean Heavy Duty Vehicles Grant Program

The EPA has announced a new Notice of Funding Opportunity, which offers up to $932 million in funding for eligible clean heavy-duty vehicles and will offer funding to eligible recipients to replace existing non-zero-emission Class 6 and 7 heavy-duty vehicles with eligible Class 6 and 7 zero-emission vehicles.

Vehicle types include school buses, straight/box trucks, step vans, septic trucks or bucket trucks, other vocational vehicles, refuse haulers, street sweepers, and transit buses.

To support zero-emission vehicle adoption and deployment, funding may also be used for:

  • zero-emission vehicle refueling infrastructure
  • workforce development and training
  • project implementation costs

Deadline to apply: July 25, 2024, 11:59 pm ET

Cost share: Varies based on vehicle type