Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Battery-Electric Ambulances
March 15, 12 noon
  • National Ambulance Body Company Demers
  • National Electric Truck Manufacturer Lion Electric Motors
Registration NOT required - Join 3/15/22 at Noon at this LINK
Zero-Emission Commercial Lawn Maintenance
April 19, 12 noon
  • Mean Green Presents Battery-electric Riding and Walk-behind
  • Commercial Mowing Equipment
Registration NOT required - Join 3/15/22 at Noon at this LINK
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recording posted Here
Grant Opportunities
US DOT Issues National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program Guidelines
The NGVI will be used to fund a network of 500,000 EVSE, and funding will be provided only after a State Plan has been submitted and approved.
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US DOE $3B for Advanced Batteries
The US Department of Energy has announced a plan to grant nearly $3B to boost domestic production capabilities for advanced batteries and battery materials production. 
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SMUD Incentive
SMUD’s Charge@Home incentive program began on December 8 and lasts until February 28, 2022. SMUD residential customers who have purchased or leased a new or used EV may qualify for up to $500 for the purchase of a Level 2 charger and up to $500 for installation by a licensed electrician.
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EPA Clean School Bus Program
The Clean School Bus Program provides $5 billion over five years (FY 2022-2026) for the replacement of existing school buses with clean school buses and zero-emission school buses. EPA intends to open a rebate program as early as April 2022.
Eligible recipients for this funding include:
  • State and local governments,
  • Nonprofit school transportation associations, and
  • Tribes, Tribal organizations or Tribal-controlled schools.
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New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
CARB Off-Road Voucher Meeting
CARB will hold a public meeting on the Clean Off-Road Equipment voucher Incentive Project (CORE) on February 17 at 9am. 
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CARB MD/HD Costs and Funding Workgroup
CARB will be holding two workgroup meetings on 2/22/22 and 3/10/22 from 8:30 - 2:00 to review costs and funding for MD/HD electric vehicles relative to electricity and the grid. Individuals interested in participating in the workgroup meetings need to complete an application form. 
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CARB Workshop on 2022-23 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives
CARB will hold a public workshop on March 15 from 9am - 2pm on the 2022-23 Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) fund and Low Carbon Transportation Investments.
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Advanced Clean Cars II Rulemaking
CARB has published the proposed schedule for completing and adopting a more stringent set of emission standards that will accelerate ZEV and PHEV implementation.
  • April 15, 2022: Proposed Regulation Order Posted for Public Comment
  • May 31, 2022: Public Comment Period Closes 
  • June 9, 2022: First of Two Public Hearings by CARB Board 
  • August 2022: Second Public Hearings and proposed adoption by CARB Board
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
GO-Biz Awards $5M for EV Education
The Governor’s Office of Business Development, GO-Biz, has awarded $5M to Valley Clean Air and VELOZ to Improve Zero-Emission Vehicle Consumer Awareness. Valley Clean Air is the San Joaquin Valley Clean Cities Coalition, headed up by Linda Urada and Robert Garnsey.
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Ford Hires Tesla Exec
Ford has hired Doug Field, a former executive with Tesla. As their Chief Advanced Technology and Embedded Systems Officer, Mr. Field will work on Ford’s digitally-connected products and services. 
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City of Fairfield Green Fleet
The City of Fairfield Fleet has been making major strides to greening their fleet. They have two Cat EV forklifts, a Ford eTransit Van and a Ford F150 Lightning and a third Cat EV Forklift on order.
Alternative Fuel Insight
Implementing HD BEVs
Fleets that have begun implementation HD BEVs have encountered issues that have to be evaluated and managed, including high acquisition costs, complex infrastructure requirements and resale value of a first-generation electric tractor. “Transport Topics” has produced a white paper of the issues and solutions these fleets have faced and overcome. 
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Pacifica Hybrid Battery Fires
Stellantis, the parent company of Chrysler, is recalling 19,000 2017 & 2018 Pacifica Minivans after identifying 12 battery fires in these vehicles. Pacifica owners are advised not to charge these vehicles until repairs are made.
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LCFS Renewable Fuel Pathways
California Average Grid Electricity Carbon Intensity: California average grid electricity used as a transportation fuel in California: 76.73gCO2e/MJ. Compare this to compressed hydrogen produced from dairy manure digester gas at minus 293.72gCO2e/MJ.
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Guarani SA: Ethanol from sugarcane juice and molasses, shipped by tanker from Brazil 47.51gCO2e/MJ
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Copersucar: Ethanol from sugarcane juice and molasses, shipped by tanker from Brazil, 52.85gCO2e/MJ
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Low Carbon Fuel Credits
Conferences and Programs
NGVi Public Training Schedule
March 7 through May 24, NGVi Public Training Schedule
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training Mar 7 – Mar 8, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Cummins INSITE and QSOL Software Training Mar 9, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training Apr 4- Apr 5, 2022 Register
  • Essentials of CNG Station Operation and Maintenance Apr 25 – Apr 26, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training May 23 – May 24, 2022 Register
Green Truck Summit-Work Truck Show
March 8 through 11, Green Truck Summit-Work Truck Show
North America’s largest work truck event, the Green Truck Summit, will be held again this year in Indianapolis March 8 - 11. Use promo code CALIFORNIA22 when registering, and you’ll receive access to the exhibit hall (open March 9–11), including Ride & Drive, and a complimentary concurrent education session. Registration package upgrades and add-ons are available (advance pricing discounts apply through Feb. 8).
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The EverythingEV USA Conference
March 23 & 24, The “EverythingEV USA” Conference 
The conference will feature the decarbonisation of road transport in the USA, the challenges to deploying EV charging infrastructure, helping businesses to electrify their fleets, and technologies to mitigate the energy demands on the grid.
Sacramento Clean Cities Stakeholders are eligible for a 20% ticket discount using code: SACRAMENTO20
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Hydrogen Village and Capitol Day
April 6, Hydrogen Village and Capitol Day, 9am - 4pm, State Capital
A showcase of the value and performance of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and how they will help California achieve its climate, equity and economic goals.
To learn more and participate, please contact jcontreras@cafcp.org, (916) 371-2792 
NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo
April 11 - 13, NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo
Registration is now open for the NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo April 11-13 in Columbus, OH. The programs will cover fleet issues in corporate, government, public safety, utility, education and more.
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FORTH's 2022 Roadmap Conference
June 29 & 30, FORTH’s 2022 “Roadmap Conference” 
Held this year at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Agenda and Registration information coming soon. 
Sacramento Clean Cities Stakeholder will receive a $50 discount when using Discount Code SACRAMENTOCC.
Green Transportation Summit & Expo 2022
August 16 - 18, Green Transportation Summit & Expo 2022: 
The 2022 Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) will offer attendees an inside look at the latest in fleet technologies and innovation and provide informative sessions featuring a who’s who of national and regional transportation leaders.
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