Special Announcement
NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo
SAVE THE DATE for the NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo October 6 & 7, 2021. 
Professional Training for: Fleet Managers, Technicians, Spec Writers & Grant Writers. 
Displays of the latest in vehicles, equipment and fleet technologies.
Check the Scheduled Training Here
SMUD New Program: Charging as a Service
SMUD is offering a new program, “Charging as a Service” (CaaS) that provides commercial electric vehicle advisory services, including technical evaluation and cost estimates, electrical engineering/design and construction services, as well as network and hardware options, full maintenance of charging systems, and financing options.
For more information contact jillian.rich@smud.org
Sac Metro Air District Accepting Applications for Supplemental Environmental Impact Program
The Sac Metro Air District is now accepting applications for their Supplemental Environmental Impact Program. Up to $140,000 will be available in this round of funding, which closes on July 30. Eligible Projects must be in a District Priority Community. Eligible projects include:
  • Air Pollution Prevention or Reduction: 
  • Air Quality Related Education or Compliance Training: 
  • Community Air Monitoring:
  • Environmental Restoration and Protection: 
  • Projects considered on a case-by-case basis if there is a demonstrated substantial health or environmental benefit and are consistent with the District SEP Policy. 
Check the Grant Details Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
VW Mitigation Trust Second Round Solicitation is Now Open
The VW Environmental Mitigation Trust’s second round solicitation for $26M is now open on a first-come, first-served basis. Eligible projects include Class 7 & 8 Freight, Drayage, Dump, Waste Hauler and Concrete Mixer trucks as well as Freight Switcher Locomotives.
Read More Here
CARB Virtual Work Group
CARB will hold a virtual work group meeting on the 2021-22 Long-Term Heavy-Duty Investment Strategy on June 30 from 9am - 12noon.
Read More Here
CARB Off-Road Diesel Demo
CARB will hold a presentation on Off-Road Diesel Low-Emission Demo for Nitrogen (NOx), Particulate Matter (PM), and Toxics on June 28 from 11 - 12:30
Read More Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Blue Bird EV Buses Hits Milestone 500 Sales
Blue Bird EV School Buses with the Cummins PowerDrive Electric Drivetrain has hit the milestone of 500 EV School Bus sales. Blue Bird believes that 100% of their School Bus sales will be EVs by 2030.
Read More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
Ford Acquires Electriphi
Ford has acquired Electriphi, giving Ford a major step up in Charge Management and Fleet Monitoring software. Ford will integrate integrate this technology into commercial purchases of their electric vehicles including the E-Transit and the F150 Lightning.
Read More Here
Tesla's Guide to Extinguishing a Battery Fire
Tesla’s Guide to extinguishing a battery fire (Guide) isn’t good news for a drought-threatened state like California, since they recommend using 3,000 to 8,000 gallons of water, ten to twenty six times as much as is required to extinguish a typical IC vehicle that has caught on fire. A recent Tesla accident in Houston required 28,000 gallons to fully extinguish, about 93 times the water necessary for an IC vehicle.
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Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $188.00. 
Read More Here
Conferences and Programs
Green Transportation Summit and Expo
The Green Transportation Summit and Expo is in-person and virtual this summer August 16-18 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. featuring:
  • 20+ Virtual TechTalks
  • 2350+ Events attendance
  • 40+ Vehicles
  • 70+ Industry booths 
  • 135+ Industry speakers
Sacramento Clean Cities stakeholders use discount code: SACCC30 
Read More Here
Advanced Clean Transportation Expo
Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, 8/30 - 9/2 at the Long Beach Convention Center
  • 250+ Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • All Alternative Fuels & Efficiency Technologies
  • 75+ Advanced Clean Vehicles Displayed
  • Ride & Drive Event
Read More Here
Fleet Forward Conference
The Fleet Forward Conference, FFC21, focused on educating fleet operators on a broad range of electrification, autonomous vehicles, telematics and more, in San Jose, November 10 - 12.
Read More Here
CARB Accepting Haagen-Smit Clean Air Nominations
CARB is now accepting nominations for the 2020-2021 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards. Nominations are due by August 10, 2021. Nominations are being accepted in each of the following seven categories
  • Climate Change
  • Community Service / Environmental Justice
  • Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • International Leadership
  • Research
  • Science / Technology
Read More Here
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