New Venture Fund

For The Moving Beyond Oil Project

  • Amount
    $1,100,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/15/2017
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Strategies
Overview
The New Venture Fund’s Moving Beyond Oil project aims to contribute to the reduction of oil use and the transition to clean-energy alternatives in the transportation sector in the United States. This grant will seek to ensure that the country reduces oil production and consumption sufficiently to achieve our Paris 2020 emission reduction targets. In the absence of strong federal leadership, the climate work will shift to several key states, such as Washington, California, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, and Minnesota.
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