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Virginia Clean Cities Offering Grants for Propane Vehicle Conversions

July 18, 2011

HARRISONBURG, VA - The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) and Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) at James Madison University (JMU) are looking for proposals from fleets in the Southeastern U.S. that are interested in converting 10 or more vehicles to run on propane (propane autogas engine fuel). The application deadline is Friday, August 12, 2011 at 5 pm EDT.

Those interested can apply here: usepropaneautogas.com/rfp.

VCC said this funding is available under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program (SPADP) and that this project provides the funding to cover the full cost of conversion, including parts and labor. The organization said it encourages public and private fleets to apply in the following states: Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee and Mississippi, and the District of Columbia.

Questions may be directed to Jamison Walker with Virginia Clean Cities at [email protected]. An overview of SPADP is available at usepropaneautogas.com.

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