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This portal serves as a central hub that aggregates and enhances the visibility of active funding sources, comment solicitations, research opportunities, events, and other participatory initiatives geared towards advancing transportation electrification – primarily across Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

This list is managed by Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability as part of the Southeast Electric Transportation Regional Initiative (SETRI).

The list is not exhaustive. Inclusion does not indicate endorsement, and we make no guarantees about items included. Descriptions may be edited for brevity. See the links for full details and eligibility.

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Events and Opportunities Archives

Federal / State
Dates / Location
Type: Event
Federal/State: Greenville, NC
Electric vehicle demonstration event at East Carolina University for Drive Electric Earth Month.
April 16, 2024 (9am-3pm Eastern)
Type: Funding
Federal/State: South Carolina
The SC Energy Office (SCEO) received formula funding through the US Department of Energy’s (US DOE) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program to award subgrants to projects and programs that improve energy efficiency, cut carbon emissions, and reduce energy use. Units of local governments in South Carolina may apply for subgrants from SC EECBG Competitive Program if they were not eligible to receive direct EECBG funding from US DOE. The SCEO plans to award no more than 30 SC EECBG subgrants ranging from $50,000 to $75,000 each.
Applications due April 15, 2024
Type: Event
Federal/State: North Carolina
The NC Department of Transportation is hosting a webinar on April 15th at 1 p.m. about the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program. This webinar is intended to prepare possible applicants and partners for the release of the request for proposals (RFP) in early April.
April 15, 2024 (1-2pm Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Southeast
This webinar will cover electric transportation funding options for communities in the Southeast US with specific focus on the Charging Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Program. Attendees will be able to hear presentations from recent CFI awardees, including Henrico County, VA and the Atlanta Regional Commission, as well as multiple technical assistance providers who can help in all aspects of applying for and managing federal awards for electric vehicles.
April 11, 2024 (10am Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Federal
Organized by the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation, this first in a four part series of webinars will provide operators, technicians, and other school bus fleet members a fundamental understanding of electric school bus technology. Courses will be presented live and include time for Q&A.
April 10, 2024 (1-2:30pm Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Huntington, WV
The West Virginia Electric Auto Association (WVEAA) is planning to hold its Drive Electric Earth Month (DEEM) event on April 10th, as a part of Marshall University's (MU) Earth Week and the Electric Vehicle Association's (EVA) Drive Electric Earth Month (DEEM). Organizers plan to have a display of (a variety of) electric Vehicles (EVs) and a table with handout literature and volunteers to answer questions.
April 10, 2024 (10:30am-2:30pm Eastern, Huntington, WV)
Type: Event
Federal/State: National
In this webinar, Forth and multiple community leaders will share insights on opportunities and best practices for public engagement with low-income and minority communities. Attend to learn about moving beyond traditional public meetings as the basis for engagement and emerging avenues for centering community needs in electric transportation projects.
April 9, 2024 (1-2pm Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Clean Fuels will provide information on electric vehicles at an Earth Day event in Baton Rouge, LA.
April 7, 2024 (9am-3pm Central)
Type: Request for information (RFI)
Federal/State: Federal
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued regulations establishing minimum standards and requirements for certain electric vehicle (EV) chargers. Subsequent to the publication of this final rule, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) published a Technical Information Report for a new connector standard, known as J3400, which multiple automakers have announced an intention to adopt in the coming years. To ensure the effective implementation of programs that are subject to the minimum standards and requirements and to inform a potential update to the minimum standards, FHWA, in coordination with the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation, is seeking public comments. See link for details.
Comments due April 5, 2024
Type: Request for proposal (RFP)
Federal/State: Little Rock, AR
The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission is seeking a qualified and experienced Company to manufacture, supply and deliver two (2) 14-passenger electric vehicle (EV) shuttle buses with the minimum specifications contained in the Invitation for Bid (IFB). Reference Number: 231900IFB
Bids due April 4, 2024 (2pm Central)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Federal
The Electric Vehicle Working Group (EVWG) was formed by the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation to make recommendations to the Secretaries of Energy and Transportation regarding the development, adoption, and integration of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty electric vehicles (EVs) into the U.S. Members of the public who would like to participate may do so virtually and must register for the meeting. Tentative meeting agenda: - Review and vote of the EVWG's first report. - Updates from subcommittees. - Series of technical presentations.
April 2, 2024 (9:30am-4pm Eastern) and April 3, 2024 (8:30am-2:30pm Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: South Carolina
Hybrid meeting of the South Carolina Interagency EV Working Group.
April 3, 2024 (10am, Columbia, SC and virtual)
Type: Request for proposal (RFP)
Federal/State: Virginia Beach, VA
The City of Virginia Beach seeks proposals from suppliers to design, build, operate, and maintain a comprehensive network of turnkey Electric Vehicle charging stations for public use on City and Virginia Beach Development Authority property. The selected vendor will be required to implement a program which will enable the public to utilize electric vehicle charging stations. Request for Proposal # COVB-24-101298,
Proposals due April 2, 2024 (3pm Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: North Carolina
The NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is hosting a webinar about the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program and the resources provided through the NCDOT website. This webinar is intended to prepare possible applicants and partners for the release of the request for proposals in early April 2024.
April 1, 2024 (1pm Eastern)
Type: Miscellaneous
Call for Presentation Proposals for 2024 LA Clean Fuels Summit (June 12, 2024) - email abstract to LCF Executive Director, Ann Vail: ann@louisianacleanfuels.org.

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