Docstoc

Union Gas Chatham

Document Sample
Union Gas Chatham Powered By Docstoc
					          Clean Transportation Options                 NC State University
                                                North Carolina Solar Center




   Financing Clean Transportation
              Projects:

                                6th annual Sustainability
                                Conference
                                April 15, 2009
NC Solar Center
                                Raleigh , NC
NC State University
919-513-7831
cleantransportation@ncsu.edu
Clean Transportation Options           NC State University
                                North Carolina Solar Center



        This Presentation

~ Who we are,
~ What is the CFAT Project
~ CFAT II 2009-2012
~Federal and State Incentives
~ Proposed State Incentives
~ Resources
     Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                    North Carolina Solar Center


              Who are we?
             NC Solar Center
• Part of the College of
  Engineering at NC State
  University,
• Created in 1988 & serves as a
  focal point for information,
  training, technical assistance
  deployment, demonstration and
  applied research
• Example programs: solar, wind,
  biomass, sustainable building,
  combined heat and power, and
  clean transportation
         Clean Transportation Options                                NC State University
                                                              North Carolina Solar Center


           NC Solar Center/NCSU
       Clean Fuel Advanced Technology
Three year project focused on reducing transportation related emissions
    in 24 NC counties that do not meet national air quality standards:
• Education & Outreach- factsheets, events, annual awards ,technical
    assistance www.cleantransportation.org
• $1.4 M Funding for transportation related emission reduction projects
~ 2006 ,2007 & 2008 call for projects has resulted in 30 project awards
    including E85 & biodiesel infrastructure projects, hybrid-electric buses &
    utility trucks, natural gas fueling & vehicles, diesel retrofits, neighborhood
    electric vehicles and truck stop electrification
~ funding has gone to public and private sector including: local governments,
    national park, fuel distributors, service station owners and technology
    providers
~ Collectively these projects will reduce over 1.6 M kgs of regulated (CO, NOx,
    HC , PM) and unregulated emissions ( CO2) annually
    Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                   North Carolina Solar Center




       CFAT II ~ 2009-2012

• $1.35 M is being awarded by NC DOT,
  DAQ and SEO to support an additional 3
  years
• $957,000 will be available for emission
  reduction sub award grants
 - likely 2 call for projects 2009/10 &
  2010/11
          Clean Transportation Options                              NC State University
                                                             North Carolina Solar Center




         Partnerships Are Important
•CFAT is sponsored by NC DOT ( $1.6M) with cost share provided by State Energy
Office ( $200,000) and Division of Air Quality ($200,000)
•NC Solar Center/NCSU subcontracted with Triangle and Charlotte Council of
Govt’s/Clean Cities for education and outreach
•Informal partnerships with other COGs and regional Air Awareness program
• Project grant recipients have also contributed over $1.2M towards emission
reduction project (on average 40% cost share of total project costs)
                                        Sponsored by




                            With support from
     Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                    North Carolina Solar Center




       Eligible Projects~ AFVs
Up to 80% of total
  purchase price for
  local/state govt or
  80% of
  incremental cost
  for private sector
  purchase:
Alternative fuel
  vehicles- propane,
  natural gas,
  electric
       Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                      North Carolina Solar Center




       Eligible Projects~ Hybrids
• Up to 80% of total
  costs ( public) or
  incremental costs
  (private) for heavy
  duty hybrids
  vehicles
• LD vehicles ( such
  as Prius) MAY be
  eligible
• Final rules are in
  process
• Eligiblity is based
  on AQ benefits
      Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                     North Carolina Solar Center


      Eligible Projects ~ Refueling
              Infrastructure
• Up to 80% of
  equipment and
  installation costs for
  electric, natural gas,
  propane, biodiesel
  (B20-B100) & E85
  refueling
• Both public and
  private entities eligible
     Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                    North Carolina Solar Center




Eligible projects ~ Idle reduction
• Auxiliary power units
• Truck stop electrification
       Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                      North Carolina Solar Center




    Eligible Projects ~ Diesel Retrofits
• Oxidation catalysts
• Multistage filters
• Particulate filters
• Couple with crank case ventilation
  systems
• On road and road construction equipment
  eligible
    Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                   North Carolina Solar Center




       Eligible Technologies
• Personal
  transportation
  devices (Segways)
• Must be replacing
  or purchased in
  place of on road
  vehicles
           Clean Transportation Options          NC State University
                                          North Carolina Solar Center




     Air Quality Non-Attainment Areas
•   Cabarrus, Catawba,
    *Chatham, Davidson,
    Davie, Durham,
    Edgecombe,
    Forsyth, Franklin,
    Gaston, Granville,
    Guilford, * Haywood,
    *Iredell, Johnston,
    Lincoln,
    Mecklenburg, Nash,
    Orange, Person,
    Rowan, *Swain,
    Union, Wake.
•   * Represents partial
    counties.
   Clean Transportation Options            NC State University
                                    North Carolina Solar Center




CFAT Grant Evaluative Criteria
 1. Cost versus regulated emission
    reductions
 2. Cost-share contribution
 3. Reduction of non-regulated emissions
 4. Project feasibility/likelihood of success
 5. Public awareness/education
 6. Impact
 7. Diversity of projects
         Clean Transportation Options                  NC State University
                                                North Carolina Solar Center



            Funding Opportunities
•   State Energy Office State Energy Program Funds ~
    likely $12-15M available some of which will be for
    alternative fuel projects
- NCSC has proposed $2M for a statewide CFAT project


•   NC Division of Air Quality Mobile Source Emission
    Reduction Grants
    - Apply Oct 1-Dec 31, awards announced in March
    – http://daq.state.nc.us/motor/ms_grants/
      Clean Transportation Options                  NC State University
                                             North Carolina Solar Center




New Federal Incentives ~ Refueling
• Refueling infrastructure tax credit- up to 50% or $50,000
  for refueling infrastrucutre fo natural gas, liquefied
  petroleum gas, hydrogen, electricity, E85, or diesel fuel
  blends containing a minimum of 20% biodiesel placed
  into service on or after January 1, 2009. Consumers who
  purchase residential fueling equipment may receive a tax
  credit of up $2,000 for equipment placed into service
  after December 31, 2008.

• http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/progs/fed_action_sum.p
  hp/afdc/US/0
         Clean Transportation Options                                 NC State University
                                                               North Carolina Solar Center




    Federal Incentives ~ Vehicles
•   A tax credit for electric drive motor vehicle that that has at least four
    kilowatt hours of battery capacity, uses an external source of energy to
    recharge the battery, has a gross vehicle weight rating of up to 14,000
    pounds, and meets specified emission standards.
•   Minimum credit amount is $2,500, and the credit may be up to $7,500,
    based on battery capacity and the gross vehicle weight rating. The credit
    will begin to be phased out for each manufacturer based on vehicle sales
    and applies to vehicles acquired after December 31, 2009, and expires
    December 31, 2014.
•   Through December 31, 2011, qualified plug-in electric vehicle conversions
    are also eligible for a tax credit for 10% of the conversion cost, not to
    exceed $4,000.
•   Additionally, a tax credit of up to 10% of the cost of qualified low-speed
    electric vehicles, electric motorcycles, and three-wheeled electric vehicles,
    not to exceed $2,500, is available through December 31, 2011.
      Clean Transportation Options                   NC State University
                                              North Carolina Solar Center




       Proposed NC Incentives
Alternative Fuel Vehicle & Refueling Infrastructure Tax
   Credit
• HB 606 & 905 ( Bryant, Tolson, Harrison) SB 842 &
   1066 (Albertson, Atwater, Davis, Dorsett, Goss, Jenkins,
   Kinnaird, Purcell,Stein, and Weinstein).
• HB 905 & SB 842 follow federal tax credits providing an
   additional 25% tax credit on top of 50% federal credit
• HB 606 & 1066 provide 30% tax credit for natural gas,
   propane, hydrogen & electric refueling
• $2,000 tax credit for natural gas, electric, propane and
   hydrogen vehicles

LET SPONSORS KNOW THAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THESE BILLS!!!
        Clean Transportation Options                         NC State University
                                                      North Carolina Solar Center




       State and Local Resources
• Clean Cities Coalitions & Air Awareness Program
   – Triangle Clean Cities Coalition www.trianglecleancities.org
   – Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition (Charlotte) www.4cleanfuels.com
   – Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition (Asheville) www.landofsky.org
   – Triad Air Awareness www.triadair.org
• State Energy Office www.energync.net
• North Carolina Solar Center www.cleantransportation.org
  Clean Transportation Options             NC State University
                                    North Carolina Solar Center




Let Us Know How We Can Help
        Questions & Comments

               Anne Tazewell
              NC Solar Center
           College of Engineering
            NC State University
               919-513-7831
          Anne_tazewell@ncsu.edu

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Stats:
views:24
posted:7/9/2010
language:English
pages:20
Description: Union Gas Chatham document sample