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Your school district could receive up to 80% or more of the cost of new electric or alt-fueled school buses!Funding forSchool Busesin TennesseeGet HelpFind Resources

The TN BEEP (Bus Electrification, Education and Planning) partnership is providing no-cost education and assistance services to school district leadership and fleet management personnel in Tennessee. Significant funding is coming through the EPA over the next five years and this partnership can help any districts that want to “make the switch” to electric or other alternative-fuel school buses.

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RESOURCES

  1. EPA Clean School Bus Program funding website, Clean School Bus Fast Sheet
  2. The STRIDE February 23rd webinar – Electric School Buses: The Future is Now
    (STRIDE = “Southeastern Team Reducing the Impacts of Diesel Emissions” and is EPA Region 4’s collaborative)
  3. EPA’s March 23rd webinar – Introduction to the CSB Program
  4. WRI – “Electric School Buses: Stories from the Field” Presentation
  5. The April 21nd TN BEEP WebinarWebinar recording (audio transcript and chat); webinar slides
  6. DOE+DOT’s “EV Charging Justice40 Mapping Tool
    (DOT and DOE developed a joint interim definition of disadvantaged communities (DACs) for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. The definition uses publicly available data sets that capture vulnerable populations, health, transportation access and burden, energy burden, fossil dependence, resilience, and environmental and climate hazards. It includes three components: a) combined census tracts from DOT’s working DAC definition and DOE’s working DAC definition; b) Tribal Lands; and c) U.S. Territories. The geographic area associated with these three DAC components can be viewed in the Justice40 Map tool.)

CONTACTS for ASSISTANCE

Our team can help you with anything from electric/alternative fuel bus learning to grant assistance to charging and infrastructure needs and costs. You can use the form at left to send a note to DET Coordinator Savannah Robertson and she will direct you to the best contact, or reach our directly to any of the people listed below.  

Washington County Schools

Tennessee Clean Fuels / Drive Electric TN / TDEC

TVA

World Resources Institute (WRI)