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Electric Powered School BusWebinar, Thursday, May 19th, 11:00am-12:00pm EST

Join EPA Regions 1 & 2 and the Northeast Diesel Collaborative for a webinar focusing on utilities and infrastructure and the CSB.  Regional utilities, school districts and others will discuss considerations for school districts, school bus service providers and others regarding school bus and fleet electrification, charging equipment, rates, incentives, etc. 


  • Ryan Wheeler, Clean Transportation – Fleet Electrification Product Owner, National Grid
  • Jim Kalivoda, EV Program Manager, New York State Electric and Gas/Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation (NYSEG/RG&E)
  • Rich Gallagher, Director of Transportation, Bay Shore School District
  • Marcos Maldonado, McBride Consulting & Business Development Group

Registration not required. Click here to join the Microsoft Teams Webinar

Historic $450 million available for Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced nearly $450 million in newly available grant funding for port-related projects through the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) — by far the largest investment ever in the program. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law also expanded the list of eligible projects to explicitly include projects that reduce or eliminate port-related criteria pollutant or greenhouse gas emissions such as:

  • port electrification or electrification master planning
  • harbor craft or equipment replacements or retrofits
  • development of port or terminal microgrids
  • provision of idling reduction infrastructure
  • purchase of cargo handling equipment and related infrastructure
  • worker training to support electrification technology
  • installation of port bunkering facilities from ocean-going vessels for fuels
  • electric vehicle charging or hydrogen refueling infrastructure for drayage and medium or heavy-duty trucks and locomotives that service the port and related grid upgrades; or
  • other related port activities, including charging infrastructure, electric rubber-tired gantry cranes, and anti-idling technologies.

MARAD will host a series of webinars explaining the PIDP grant application process. Details and registration information regarding these webinars will be made available here.

These webinars include the "How to Apply for a FY22 PIDP Grant" webcast on March 9, 2022 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM EST. Register for the webinar.

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