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Mr Hemsley said: "Wales is the only part of the UK without a green bus fund.
Stagecoach North Scotland Managing Director Steve Walker said: We re pleased to be ordering these new vehicles, with support from the Scottish Government s Green Bus Fund, for our customers.
The vehicles were introduced by Arriva in an effort to reduce emissions after the firm made a successful bid to the Government's Green Bus Fund.
Managing director John Conroy said the company had recently taken delivery of 26 hybrid electric doubledecker buses which would reduce emissions by 30%, a move partly funded by the Green Bus Fund.
amp;nbsp;The Government's Green Bus Fund is a scheme through which bus operators and local authorities bid for grant to help them purchase new low carbon buses.
5 million for provision of 72 electric charging points and four gas refuelling stations in seven areas across England pounds 30 million Green Bus Fund to enable bus companies and local authorities to buy low carbon buses Public fleet: 100,000 vehicles anticipated; 1,000 vehicles in the Greater London Authority fleet 'as soon as possible' pounds 230 million consumer incentives: pounds 2,000 - 5,000 per vehicle between 2011 - 14 pounds 25 million ultra low carbon vehicle demo-programme across eight UK locations (Data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association)
The joint bid for cash was given the go-ahead by the Department for Transport under its Green Bus Fund.
One such scheme the Green Bus Fund has provided approximately 76m over three rounds of funding since 2009, funding just under 1,000 new low-carbon vehicles, along with 5m in funding to retrofit older buses with clean-air technology.