Wisconsin Clean Cities Newsletter: November  2016
In This Issue:
Annual Meeting
The Work Truck Show 

Funding Opportunities
Featured Member
Become a Member
Question of the Month
Upcoming Events

December 6
Annual Stakeholder Meeting
Lambeau Field
Green Bay, WI
Registration is open NOW!

Thank You to Our Members





New Members
Alliant Energy
2016 Annual Stakeholders Meeting
Join Us
Tuesday, December 6th from 11:00am - 5:00pm at Lambeau Field for our Annual Stakeholder Meeting! Enjoy an afternoon at Lambeau Field while supporting clean air and clean energy efforts. 
1265 Lombardi Ave., 
Green Bay, WI

11:00-12:00 Registration & Networking
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Presentation & Awards
3:00-5:00 Networking & Tours

Aaron Popkey,  Director of Public Affairs, Green Bay Packers
- Lambeau Field initiatives
Maria Redmond, Director, Wisconsin Office of Energy Innovation 
- Overview of Transportation in Wisconsin
- $63 Million VW Settlement Updates
Keynote, Kim Marotta, Director of Sustainability, MillerCoors
Help us Make the Annual Stakeholder Meeting a Success! To take advantage of this sponsorship opportunity, please contact Courtney Long at 414-221-4487 or  courtney.long@wicleancities.org. Click below to view our event packet for the sponsorship form.

Thank You To Our Event Sponsors:




More exciting news for the  REV UP WISCONSIN  program! The 
program has been such a huge success that we have been asked to extend the program through November 30! 
Through the program there have been 48 Nissan LEAF® SV vehicles purchased so far; we are hoping to reach our goal of 50!

Additionaly, the No Charge To Charge promotion, is being offered in the Madison and Milwaukee areas.  When you purchase a  new Nissan LEAF®   you will also receive up to two years of complimentary public DC fast and Level 2 charging  at any EVgo Stations in Madison or Milwaukee, WI! 

Please visit our  event page for additional information about the program. Press release  here

Thank You to Our Participating Dealers:
Stop by any of these participating dealers to take 
advantage of this great deal!

Bergstrom Nissan of Appleton
3023 Victory Lane
Appleton, WI 54913

Zimbrick Nissan of Madison 
5330 High Crossing Blvd.,
Madison, WI 53718

Gordie Boucher Nissan of Greenfield 
141 S 108th St.
Greenfield, WI 53228

Rosen Nissan of Madison 
2510 Beltline Highway,
Madison, WI 53713
The Work Truck Show /
Green Truck Summit 2017
The Work Truck Show® 2017, North America's largest work truck event. The show will be held March 14-17, 2017 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Educational sessions begin March 14, and the exhibit hall is open March 15-17. This annual event is a beneficial resource for industry professionals, offering the opportunity to discover vocational truck and equipment displays; meet with current and prospective suppliers; and find solutions to critical technical questions.

This year's event also features the Green Truck Summit , a premier conference on clean energy innovations for commercial vehicles. Gain insights from regulatory agencies, fleet managers
Clean Cities, their coalitions and stakeholders have been given the advance member rate of $359 for the Green Truck Summit (GTS) & Work Truck Show (WTS) Conference & Trade Show Package. This package includes all three days of exhibits, Tuesday GTS general sessions, Wednesday & Thursday lunch and all concurrent sessions.
Make the most of this opportunity - register now by filling out the attached pass and faxing it to the NTEA offices at 248-489-8590. Registration is currently open, and we encourage you to make your plans as soon as possible.
Visit worktruckshow.com for more event details. We hope to see you in Indianapolis. 


Funding Opportunities:
Biofuels Retail Advancement in Wisconsin Transportation (BRAWT) 
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)  announced the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Office of Energy Innovation (OEI) was awarded $3.7 million through the Biofuels Infrastructure Program (BIP) to significantly expand and support the installation of ethanol blending equipment at retail gas stations throughout the state. 

The primary objectives of the Biofuels Retail Advancement in Wisconsin Transportation (BRAWT) Program are to:
  • Increase consumption and availability of ethanol throughout Wisconsin;
  • Provide retail ethanol refueling outlets near major fleets and travel corridors; and
  • Increase and promote public awareness of the benefits of ethanol as a transportation fuel including environmental benefits, national energy security and economic development.
For more information about this program please visit our website!

Propane Mower Incentive Program
While traditional mowers may save  you money upfront, propane mowers save money over the lifetime of the mower, thanks to the fuel's unique  advantages.
The Propane Mower Incentive Program
 is sponsored by the Propane Education & Research Council, this program rewards landscape contractors with $1,000 per qualifying new propane mower purchase or $500 per qualifying mower conversion. This program is on going and you can find more information as well as on how to apply on this  website .

$7M in Rebates to Reduce School Bus Diesel Emission
Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the allocation of approximately $7 million in rebate funds available to public and private schools that replace or retrofit older
 diesel-powered school buses with clean-burning alternative fuel systems.

To learn more about the EPA's rebate program, visit  www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-rebates. Or for more information on ROUSH CleanTech's deployments of alternative fuel systems in U.S. school districts, please visit  www.roushcleantech.com

To view the entire press release,  click here.
Featured Member:
Alliant Energy
Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), headquartered in Madison, Wis., provides regulated electric and natural gas ser vice to 950,000  electric and 410,000 natural gas customers across Iowa  and Wisconsin. Alliant Energy's mission is to deliver the energy solutions and  exceptional  service customers and communities count on - safely, efficiently and responsibly. Interstate Power and  Light  Company and Wisconsin Power and Light Company are Alliant Energy's two public utility subsidiaries. Alliant Energy Corporation is a component of the S&P 500.

At Alliant Energy, our stewardship is nothing new. Investments in clean energy and the use of hydroelectric and wind generation have been central to our strategy for decades. We've been moving toward a clean energy future by installing cost-effective environmental controls and improving efficiencies at our large generating  facilities. We continue to retire older, less-efficient units that are no longer economical to run. At the same time, we are expanding natural gas-fired generation and pursuing renewable resources as an important part of our overall fuel mix.

Also, we have provided links on their multiple rebate programs that are being offered now!

Car Charger Rebates:  alliantenergy.com/electriccarcharger

Forklift Rebates:  Alliantenergy.com/forklift   

Truck Refrigeration Units Rebates:  alliantenergy.com/truck

For more information on Alliant Energy please check out our  website or contact:  

Christina VanderZee 
Become a Member Today!
Your membership will allow us to continue to strive for
reduced petroleum consumption, clean air, and an improved quality of life. Along with helping support many projects we are currently working on throughout Wisconsin, your membership would also include several  benefits:
  • Information on upcoming grants that will allow your company to save money on infrastructure, vehicles, or fuel, as well as information about projects and the latest alternative fuels news
  • Support for grant preparation or assistance
  • A representative from your company may serve on our Board of Directors and supporting committees
  • Access to Wisconsin Clean Cities events, which include seminars, meetings, and conferences
  • Networking opportunities with fleets and industry partners
  • Technical training, workshops, and webinars
  • Individual consultation and technical assistance
  • Public recognition for progress in reducing petroleum consumption and assistance with media outreach.

Click here to learn more about becoming a member!