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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $130 Million Funding Opportunity for Technologically-Advanced Transit Buses

January 28, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of up to $130 million in competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program. The Low-No Program helps…

MARAD Providing $19.6M in Small Shipyard Grants

January 28, 2020 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Maritime Administration issued a notice of funding opportunity on January 9 that made $19.6 million worth of federal funding available to support…

Department of Energy Announces Nearly $300 Million for Sustainable Transportation Research

January 24, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today at the Washington Auto Show, Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) investment…

USDOT Announces $87.4 Million for Division Transit Project in Portland, Oregon

January 24, 2020 - in Financial, News

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $87.4 million grant to the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) for the Division Transit Project. The…

USDOT Announces $53.4 Million for Central City Line BRT Project in Spokane

January 23, 2020 - in Financial, News

SPOKANE, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $53.4 million grant to the Spokane Transit Authority (STA) for the Central City Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The project…

FHWA Awards $8 Million to 10 States for Innovative Highway Projects

January 23, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced more than $8 million in Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program grants to state departments of transportation (DOTs) and local governments in Alabama, Arkansas,…

USDOT Preps $906M Worth of INFRA Funding for FY 2020

January 22, 2020 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a notice of funding opportunity on January 13 for a pool of $906 million worth of Infrastructure for Rebuilding America or INFRA discretionary grants. Applications are due by February 25, the agency said. [Above…

New Investments and Research Indicate Multi-Trillion Dollar Market for Climate Restoration Through Carbon-Capture

January 22, 2020 - in Featured, Financial, News

Thunderbird Convenes Global Leaders Across Sectors to Advance Climate Action Davos, Switzerland -  Thunderbird School of Global Management released a new report today projecting that the world can realize at least $1trillion - $3trillion dollars in market…

Lords LB Asset Management Fund to Finalize Largest Solar Power Project in Poland by Mid-2020

January 21, 2020 - in Financial, News

Energy and Infrastructure SME Fund, managed by Lords LB Asset Management, will add 65.5 MW to the country’s current solar power capacity of 1,300MW by its projected completion in mid-2020. Energy and Infrastructure SME Fund, managed by Lords LB Asset Management,…

Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Energy Efficiency Companies Bring in $2.3 Billion in VC Funding in 2019

January 21, 2020 - in Financial, News

Battery Storage companies raise $1.7 billion; Smart Grid companies raise $300 million; Energy Efficiency companies raise $298 million AUSTIN, Texas— Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy research and communications firm, released its report on…