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Port of LA’s first EV truck charging depot gets funding

Rep. Nanette Barragan came to the Port of Los Angeles to present a federal funding check for $1.5 million to LACI as an investment for the first public electric truck charging hub at the Port of LA in Wilmington.

California has set an ambitious goal requiring all drayage trucks to be 100% zero emissions by 2035, and this moment marks a huge step forward in accelerating the transition.

Helping to ensure everyone has access to EVs to meet critical needs
Read the op-ed by LACI CEO Matt Petersen and Representative Nannette Barragan touting the importance of the EVs for All bill which will provide $50 million a year for 10 years to expand access to EVs for public housing residents.
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Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is a non-profit organization creating an inclusive green economy for the people of Los Angeles by: unlocking innovation by working with startups to accelerate the commercialization of clean technologies; transforming markets through partnerships with policymakers, innovators, and market leaders in transportation, energy and sustainable cities; and enhancing communities through workforce development, pilots, and other programs. Founded as an economic development initiative by the City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP), LACI is recognized as one of the most innovative business incubators in the world by UBI.


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