Topic: Electrification

FAQ: Procurement Assistance for Vehicle Electrification (PAVE) Program

Frequently Asked Questions What is SPURR?The School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) is a Joint Powers Authority formed in 1989 under the California Government Code’s Joint Exercise of Powers Act. Over 300 California public school districts, county offices of education, and community college districts...
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SPURR’s PAVE Program has Officially Launched!

SPURR has launched a new, industry-leading program for electrifying public agency vehicles. You might know that California is among the Top 5 global EV markets. With this year’s CARB ACF rule, the Golden State is now aiming for a world first – eliminating all combustion...
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SPURR Requests Proposals for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure & Roadmapping

SPURR, a CA joint powers authority of over 300 member public school districts, community college districts, and county offices of education, requests proposals for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure & Roadmapping to be made available to member and non-member public agencies and non-profit entities statewide through...
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School district finds eliminating natural gas from new buildings is complicated

An Oregon school district promised to eliminate natural gas from new buildings. No more gas stoves or boilers. But making good on that commitment is proving complicated. Read the interview by NPR’s Katia Riddle here.
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Limits and Costs of Full Electrification

In October 2022, UC Berkeley’s Energy Institute at Haas published a paper on the limits and costs of “full” electrification, which means converting all energy services to electricity. The paper’s conclusion reads, in part: “Policies that move to target 100 percent electrification through rigid mandates...
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Possible federal incentives for electricity as a vehicle fuel

In SPURR’s Low Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS) Program, operators of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle fueling stations receive funds for credits created as part of two incentive programs. There is both a State of CA program (called LCFS) and a federal program (called RIN). SPURR...
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