Announcing the Phase One Awards
January 10, 2022 - Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that 17 projects are eligible to compete through the $85 million New York Clean Transportation Prizes program. Funding for these projects was announced as part of the 2022 State of the State to advance replicable showcase projects for clean transportation. The Phase One projects selected have been awarded more than $3 million total in grants and services to advance solutions to reduce air pollution, enhance electrification, and grow mobility options in underserved communities across the State. This program, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), supports New York State's nation-leading goal of an 85 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 as outlined in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.