In this January 26th eNewsletter from Sacramento Clean Cities
Upcoming Grants - Funding for a wide range of transportation and energy programs and projects
 
Upcoming Workshops - Participate in the decision making process
 
New Updates, Regulations & Requirements - Regulations and requirements that may affect your operations
 
Alternative Fuel & Zero-Emission Insights - Learn what’s new and what’s coming soon
 
Conferences, Programs - Educational, networking and presentation opportunities
 
Presentations Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
  • Presentation Slides and Recordings posted Here
Special Announcement
ASE Technical Update Training for Technicians - Free Webinar
  • Tuesday 1/30/24 1pm - 2pm EV Charging and High-Voltage Cooling
Read more Here
CARB Truck Regulation Implementation Group Outreach Meeting
  • Staff seeking feedback on workgroups to assist in the implementation of the ACF Regulation
  • Monday, 1/29/24 3pm Webinar
Read more Here
Grants Accepting Applications
VW Zero-Emission Freight and Marine (ZEFM) Grant Fund Open
  • $20M Available
  • Stacking with CORE Allowed
  • Eligible equipment includes forklifts (>8,000#) Airport GSE, Terminal Tractors, Ferries/Tug Re-powers, Shore Power & More
  • First-come, First-served basis until funding is exhausted 
Read more Here
Innovative Small E-Fleet (ISEF) Funding
  • $83M set aside for ISEF within the HVIP Program
  • Incentives for small fleets that seek to deploy battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell trucks
  • Fleets with < 20 trucks and <$15M annual revenue (NGOs are exempt from the revenue cap)
  • Program runs until all funds are allocated 
Read more Here
EPA Clean School Bus Program 2023
  • Funding for the purchase of up to 25 ZEV Buses and/or clean buses
  • Funding for EVSE and workforce development are included
  • Priority given to tribal and DAC schools
  • EPA will hold Office Hours on Tuesdays, from 11am - 12pm PT through January 30th, 2024
  • Applications due January 31st at 4pm ET
Register for Upcoming Rebate Program Webinars Here
Read more Here
CEC Funding Announcement - Charging Infrastructure For Government Fleets
  • GFO-23-606 $30 million for EVSE for light-duty government fleets
  • Pre-application webinar January 10, 2024
  • Applications due April 5, 2024
Read more Here
EPA $4.6B for Climate Reduction Act Grants
Read more Here
CEC GFO-23-607 - Tribal Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, Planning, and Workforce Development
  • The purpose of this solicitation is to provide funding for Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Tribally-owned businesses for:
  • Project Activity 1 – EV Charging Infrastructure: installing charging infrastructure for passenger and medium- and heavy-duty (MDHD) EV charging equipment, supporting infrastructure, and associated resiliency technologies.
  • Project Activity 2 – EV Infrastructure Planning: activities to support tribal participation in future EV funding opportunities and to enable tribes to plan for EV adoption.
  • Project Activity 3 – EV Workforce Training and Development: activities that support careers in EVs, EV infrastructure, and EV-related technologies.
  • $400,000 - $3,000,000 per award ($10,000,000 total)
  • SUBMISSION DEADLINE April 24, 2024
Read more Here
EPA $2B Environmental and Climate Justice
  • Support for community-driven projects
  • Environmental and Climate Justice grants
  • Grants targeting clean energy and resilience including low- and zero-emission technologies and workforce development supporting the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
  • Applications reviewed on a rolling basis for one year, closing on November 21, 2024
Read more Here
DOE Notice of Intent to Fund
The US DOE has announced that they plan to issue Funding Opportunity Notices in 2024 to advance research, development, demonstration, deployment & technology integration in multiple areas: 
  • Developing new chemistries for reduced cost, higher energy density electric vehicle (EV) batteries;
  • RDD&D to provide wide-scale, cyber-secure EVs and EV charging infrastructure;
  • Low-greenhouse gas emission concepts for off-road vehicles;
  • Manufacturing high-performance electric steels using domestic resources;
  • Improving the mobility system through vehicle-to-everything approaches;
  • Zero-emission vehicle and infrastructure training for first responders and emergency response professionals;
  • Enabling Clean Cities coalitions to undertake high-impact outreach, engagement, and technical assistance activities.
Read more Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Cumulative EV Sales Hit 4.7 Million
Sales of EVs and PHEVs since 2010 have hit 4.7 million. 
Read more Here
Ford Cuts EV Workforce
Ford’s December announcement that they will cut Lightning production by 50% due to soft demand will result in 1,400 auto workers being laid off at the manufacturing plant where the Lightning is produced. 
Read more Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
Downtown Ford Sacramento - eTransits, Lightnings, MachEs Available
Downtown Ford in Sacramento has eTransits, Lightnings and MachEs in stock, at all trim levels. Fleet pricing is below MSRP plus $5K discount. 
Contact Here
VW's Final $800M
VW has spent their final $800M on Electrify America chargers, closing out their obligation related to the diesel engine ‘emission-cheating’ scandal, and CARB is set to clear them. However, EV owners are not happy with the performance of the Electrify America chargers.
Read more Here
Toyota Chairman Caps EVs at 30% of Market
Toyota’s Chairman, Akio Toyoda, believes that BEVs will top out at 30% of the market, with hybrids, fuel cells and combustion engines making up the balance, and has proposed two ICE development plans.
Read more Here
LCFS Renewable Fuels Pathways
California Average Grid Electricity Carbon Intensity: California average grid electricity used as a transportation fuel in California: 79.43 to 81.49gCO2e/MJ.
Check CARB Carton Intensity (CI)I Pathways Here
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Renewable Fuels Produced from Waste Streams
Current LCFS Credit Value $58.78
Conferences and Programs
NTEA Work Truck Show
March 5 - 8 - Indianapolis
Read more Here
Hydrogen Village
March 6 - State Capitol Building
  • Showcase of hydrogen vehicles and equipment
  • Talk to owners, operators and manufacturers
  • Public welcome
  • 9am - 3pm
Sponsorships or Inquiries Here
Sustainable Facilities Forum
May 9 - Scottish Rite Masonic Center, Sacramento
  • Global Warming: Materials and Manufactured Equipment 
  • CalGreen Code Updates
  • Whole Building Lifecycle Analysis
  • Power Budget Alternatives 2025
  • Fleet Electrification | Zero Emission Fleets 
  • Waste Diversion | Organic Waste Recycling
  • Deadline for submitting proposals - Feb 23 Here
Read more Here
ACT Expo 2024
Major Vehicle OEMs and Suppliers
Technology, Fuel and Sustainable Transportation Presentations
May 20 - 23 - Las Vegas Convention Center
Read more Here
Green Technology Summit & Expo
Green Technology Summit & Expo - August 20-22, 2024 in Tacoma, Washington
"Accelerate to Zero"
The Green Technology Summit and Expo (GTSE) is now accepting proposals to join our program. Major presentation categories include: 
  • Fleet Sustainability & Decarbonization
  • AI / Drone Technology Advancements
  • Cybersecurity
  • Workforce Development
  • Renewable Fuels & Technologies 
  • Heavy Duty & Medium Duty Decarbonization
  • Energy Resilience
  • Developing Zero Emission Infrastructure
  • Utility Programs & Policy
  • Transportation Policy and Incentives
  • Environmental Justice
  • Navigating Road Blocks in Sustainable Transportation
  • Transportation Hubs
  • Hard to Decarbonize Sectors
  • Technical Training
Submission Deadline: February 25th, 2024
For more information contact: info@gtsummitexpo.com
Forth Electric Transportation Conference
September 24-26, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition | 916 - 622 - 8433