We’ll help schools apply for a rebate from the EPA Clean School Bus Program, and then provide up to $50,000 to cover the total cost of buses and chargers.
Ten high school students from Southwest Virginia have just completed an intensive classroom course and have gone on to hands-on training installing solar energy systems on schools in Lee and Wise counties.
On Tuesday, January 24, 2022, the EPA will hold a webinar for schools interested in applying for the first round of funding for electric school buses.
Applications open in a few days for the first round of new Clean School Bus Program grants with $5 billion for electric and alt fuel vehicles.
In summer 2022 sixteen local students will have the opportunity to help build solar arrays on 11 schools in Lee and Wise County through an apprenticeship program offered by Secure Futures.