Sacramento Clean Cities News
Tech & Spec Webinar Schedule
Sacramento Clean Cities “Tech & Spec” Webinar Series 11am - 12 noon
What fleet managers, lead technicians and specification writers need to know
  • 7/22/20 - Specifying and maintaining commercial EVs for maximum uptime
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  • Additional webinars coming soon will include:
  • 8/12   Heavy-duty EV drivetrains, batteries and EVSE
  • 8/26   Natural gas fuel system maintenance and tank certification
  • 9/16   Natural gas infrastructure
  • 9/30   Heavy-duty natural gas vehicles
  • 10/14 Hydrogen Infrastructure
  • 10/28 Propane near-zero emission drivetrains Class 3 - Class 7
NGVi Natural Gas Technician Training Programs
NGVi , a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition partner, is moving their natural gas technician training programs from face-to-face to virtual. Their new training schedule includes:
·    9/16       Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training                    Register Here
·    10/7 & 8         Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training                     Register Here
·    11/18 & 19   Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training                     Register Here
·      NGVi's CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification Online Exam           Find Info Here
NAFA Institute and Expo
NAFA’s Institute & Expo will be a virtual event in 2020, running from September 14 - 17 and featuring guided chat sessions, peer and Industry networking and virtual exhibit hall. Member registration is $299, non-member registration is $599. 
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DOE Announces Funding For 55 Projects
The US DOE , our Clean Cities oversight agency, has announced $139 million in funding for 55 projects that will advance battery technologies, improve IC engine emissions, advance vehicle lightweighting and accelerate autonomous technology. 
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Motiv Delivers Nine Heavy Duty EVs To CRP
Motiv Power Systems , a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, has delivered nine heavy-duty EVs to the Community Resource Project in Sacramento. The trucks will be used to provide home energy audits, weatherization and HVAC services to low-income residents in Sacramento. 
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Nissan Crossover EV
Nissan , a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor is planning to introduce their Ariya Crossover EV in 2022, with a 300 mile range. The Ariya will be a “clean sheet” EV using Nissan’s global modular platform, and will offer power ranging from 215hp to 389hp. 
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Nissan Moving To CCS Connectors
Nissan has also decided to move away from CHAdeMO to CCS connectors in their US models, starting with the Ariya crossover. While at present there are more CHAdeMO DCFC chargers, there are 1,000 more CCS PORTS in the US today, and many of them are at much higher power levels.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
BMW Level 3 Autonomous Driving
BMW is planning to introduce their iNext SUV EV in 2021. The iNext will offer Level 3 autonomous driving and phenomenal performance and efficiency: 530hp, 0-60 in under 4 seconds and a 400 mile range.
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Lucid Motors Global Reveal
Lucid Motors has announced that they will host their long-awaited “Global Reveal,” with information about production plans and product availability on September 9, 2020. 
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GM Electric Pickup Truck
General Motors will introduce their electric pickup truck, planned to have over 400 miles of range, in 2023, when they will announce a total of 20 electric cars. All the models appear to share a standard platform and many components.
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California Energy Commission Renewable Energy Progress
The California Energy Commission has released a report indicating that 36% of the retail sale of electricity in California in 2019 came from solar and wind. When hydro and nuclear are added, the total non-carbon electricity supplied in California in 2019 is over 66%.
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Refineries Report
For the week ending 7/10/20, refineries in California produced 276,906 gallons of gasoline and 82,656 gallons of diesel. Gasoline production is essentially unchanged, while diesel production is up just under 7% from last week. 
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