Country:United States
Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2008
Date Ended:2013
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development
Policy Target:Transport>Passenger, Transport
Agency:US Department of Energy (DOE)
Legal References:Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Title I, Subtitle B, Section 131 (c), American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009

The Near-term Transportation Sector Electrification Program will provide grants for conducting qualified electric transportation projects. The programme aims to accelerate the development and production of various electric drive vehicle systems to substantially reduce petroleum consumption. Priority for grants will be given to large-scale projects and large-scale aggregators of projects. Funded projects can be in four Program Areas of Interest: Electric Drive Vehicle Demonstration and Evaluation; Transportation Sector Electrification; Combined Proposals for the two previous areas; Advanced Electric Drive Vehicle Education Program. Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) were emphasised within electric drive technologies to be funded under the Program.

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