This funding will cover incentives for replacing heavy-duty trucks, heavy-duty agriculture equipment, school buses, and other incentives to help improve the air quality.
The goal is to reduce nearly 700 tons of emissions in the community.
Kern County has been awarded a Communities Local Energy Action Program (LEAP) technical assistance grant by the U.S. Department of Energy. The grant will be used to develop a Clean Energy and Carbon Management Business Park.
The state hosted a briefing on Thursday with more than a dozen social media influencers and content creators calling on them to support the statewide education efforts.
The Federal Transit Authority has granted Arvin $2.9 million to receive two new electric buses and a renewable microgrid.
Thanks to the rain Kern County saw this weekend, the skies are clear, for now; however, blue skies seem to be a rarity in Kern.
California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) will lead new directions in the use of renewable energy with the new Energy and Innovations building.