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Live trial of 5G connected car concept in Virginia

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The Commonwealth of Virginia recently hosted a live trial of a new driver and pedestrian safety concept that allows near-real-time notification of roadway hazards through 5G and edge technologies. The North American live trial was conducted on the Virginia Smart Road operated by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute in Blacksburg, VA.

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West Virginia brings first of 5 solar farms online – why that matters

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The first of five planned West Virginia solar farms just came online – here’s why that’s significant for the state. more… The post West Virginia brings first of 5 solar farms online – why that matters appeared first on Electrek.

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GreenPower rolls out its first electric school buses in West Virginia

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GreenPower Motor Company is rolling out the first electric school buses manufactured at its new factory in West Virginia to school districts. more… The post GreenPower rolls out its first electric school buses in West Virginia appeared first on Electrek.

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Virginia becomes 15th Clean Cars state; LEV and ZEV program signed into law

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Virginia Ralph Governor Northam recently signed HB 1965 , legislation establishing a low-emission vehicle (LEV) and zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) program in Virginia, making it the 15 th state to become a Clean Cars state.

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First 4 of 41 Electric School Buses Delivered in West Virginia

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continued] The post First 4 of 41 Electric School Buses Delivered in West Virginia appeared first on CleanTechnica. Electric vehicles can be quite useful as delivery vans and buses because they are energy efficient, and fleet vehicles in.

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Virginia allocating >$12M for electric buses; new statewide contract

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The state of Virginia will allocate more than $12 million in state funding to deploy electric transit buses in three Virginia localities, using nearly $9 million from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (VW Trust) that the Commonwealth received as part of its settlement with Volkswagen. million in federal and local funds.

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Audi of America, Virginia DOT and Qualcomm plan initial C-V2X deployment in Virginia

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Audi of America, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., The initial deployment is expected to take place on select roadways in Virginia beginning in the third quarter of 2020. GHz band that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to allocate for C-V2X.

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