2019 Clean Cities Events
Sacramento Clean Fuel Technology Workshop
6/12 & 13 - Fleet Technician and Fleet Manager Training Academy (with Certification)
  • Produced in partnership with NorCalMEMA and PEMA. 
  • Location: American River College 
  • For information, academy
  • For registration, contact
Special Discount on NAFA Fleet Manager Training
  • NAFA Sustainable Fleet Management Certificate session $50 (regular price $199 for NAFA members and $249 for non-members)
  • The NorCal & Northern Nevada Chapter is sponsoring a Boot Camp & Testing for CAFM/CAFS candidates on the Fuel Management Module on June 13th for $45
  • If you are considering enrolling in the NAFA CAFM program, please take advantage of the $100 dollar “Fleet Academy Discount” and enroll now so that you can sign-up & attend your first Boot Camp at the Academy.
  • Training will be provided by Gary Lentsch, CAFM

9/26 - MEMA’s 2nd Annual “Fleet Day on the Bay” at the Discovery Bay Yacht Club
  • Fleet Management Best Practices & Fleet Electrification 
  • Registration Information: Coming Soon 

10/15 - 17 - NorCal Clean Technology Forum and Expo
  • Location: McClellan Conference Center 
  • Have a suggestion for a session? A demonstration? A site visit? Then go to NorCal Clean Website to let us know!
Clean Technology Conferences
The National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA)
  • is hosting a webinar on biodiesel on Thursday, June 6 at 9am.
  • Register Here

Zero-Emission Battery-Electric
  • The Business of Local Energy Symposium 2019 will hold a special workshop, Accelerating the Adoption of Zero-Emission Battery-Electric Vehicles.
  • Hotel Irvine in Irvine, California on June 20 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm.

The VERGE 19 Conference and Expo
  •  be held October 22 – 24 at the Oakland Conference Center with presentations on the clean economy and solutions and to advance the most dynamic and influential markets driving a sustainable future.
  • Register Here
Opportunities
GRANT Opportunities:

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced over $79 million in funding for bioenergy research and development including biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower.

The Department of Energy (DOE) has announce Funding Opportunity Notice (FOA) DE-FOA-0001980 with three major topic areas of interest:
Topic 1 - Innovations
  •  for the Manufacture of Advanced Materials
Topic 2 - Lower
  •  Thermal Budget Processes for Industrial Efficiency & Productivity
Topic 3 - Connected,
  •  Flexible and Efficient Manufacturing Facilities and Energy Systems
Learn more Here

Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition Sponsors Making the News!
The City of Sacramento Fleet Management and the County of Sacramento Fleet Management ranked in the 100 Best Fleets within the U.S.
The City of Sacramento Fleet Management and the County of Sacramento Fleet Management have both been recognized as being in the top fleets in the United States on the “100 Best Fleets”. The City of Sacramento is ranked sixth, and the County of Sacramento is ranked 27th.
Driving Sustainability and Profitability with Biodiesel

Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor REG (Renewable Energy Group) is sponsoring a webinar on BIODIESEL, June 19 from 12 – 1:15 PST.
Learn More Here
Inside Nikola's Truck Technology
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, Nikola Motors, has incorporated an array of technological innovations to the heavy truck market.
More Information Here
Lightning Systems Electric Ford Offers Longer Range
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor Lightning Systems has introduced their Gen 2 updated Ford Transit with longer range, more power and 100% of the battery system below the floor providing unobstructed passenger/cargo space.
Learn More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
Postal Service Rolls Out Autonomous Truck Pilot
The United States Postal Service will begin testing autonomous driving trucks with a pilot program using TuSimple autonomous technology on routes in Phoenix and Dallas.
Read the full story Here
GPS Insight on Managing Fleet Transitions
GPS Insight, a major supplier of telematics systems, has posted a webinar on managing fleet transitions and maximizing ROI with the data that is now available using telematics.
Learn more Here
Electrify America to Install Charging Stations
Electrify America is planning to install 2,000 DC Fast Chargers, ranging from 150kW to 350kW at Kroger and Save Marts at 484 locations in 29 metro areas around the U.S.
Learn more Here
EVgo to install Chargers at Chevron Stations
EVgo will install 12 DC Fast Chargers of 50kW to 100kW at five Chevron stations in California. The first station has opened in Menlo Park.
Learn more Here
Rivian Builds Camping Special
Rivian’s 135kW (or 180kW upgrade) battery pack can power more than the truck. A special “Slide out kitchen” has been built into the front-of-the-bed compartment. In the conventional version of the truck, this compartment can hold several golf bags, and the compartment’s external access doors serve as steps to get into the truck bed.
Learn more Here
GM Plans Its Own Nationwide Charging Network
General Motors, with expertise in electric vehicles, is committing to building a nationwide EV charging network in partnership with Bechtel, the international construction corporation, with expertise in permitting and construction.
Learn more Here
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