Clean Air Excellence Awards
Transportation Efficiency Innovations Award
FPL's Clean Fleet and Consumer Education Program
Florida Power & Light Company
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is widely recognized for lowering emissions with its next-generation clean power plants. FPL has extended this commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants through its clean vehicles fleet and consumer education program. It operates one of the largest clean vehicle fleets in the nation with 1,750 biodiesel-powered vehicles and 550 hybrid or plug-in electric vehicles. Read more
Clean School Bus NC: Kids Breathe Here
NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources and NC Department of Public Instruction
North Carolina's Division of Air Quality (DAQ) in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) have partnered in an 18-year effort to improve air quality at public schools through the "Clean School Bus NC: Kids Breathe Here" program. Read more
The Transportation Efficiency Innovations Award applies to programs and projects that make transportation systems more efficient and reduce air pollution in the process. In addition to the general criteria, the following criteria will be used in assessing each entry:
Transportation Efficiency Innovations Award Criteria
- The project or program increases the number of available transportation options, improves transportation efficiency (e.g., fewer vehicles miles traveled or better fuel consumption), and/or reduces travel time and costs, with the result of improving air quality.
- Development of the project or program is completed or substantially underway.