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2014 State Alternative Fuels Law and Incentive Trends

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Learn how state actions across all alternative fuel types in 2014 involved new tax-related incentives and fuel tax regulations.

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February 23, 2015


Vetting Aftermarket Systems and Devices

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Learn how to tell if an alt. fuel conversion system or aftermarket device has been certified to reduce emissions or improve fuel economy.

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November 24, 2014


EPAct State and Alternative Fuel Provider Credit Allocations Update

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Learn about new credit allocations under DOE's Alt Fuel Transportation Program.

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September 18, 2014


AFDC Enhancement Makes Finding Applicable Laws and Incentives Easier

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Updated AFDC search capabilities make it easy to find laws and incentives applicable to you, your program, and your stakeholders.

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July 14, 2014


State Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Laws and Incentives: 2013 Year in Review

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In 2013, state legislatures and agencies created a number of incentives, laws, and regulations that support alternative transportation.

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January 10, 2014


States Stay Ahead of the Curve With Plug-In Electric Vehicles

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As the next generation of plug-in electric vehicles hit the market, states face new questions about how to regulate and promote their use.

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November 19, 2013