Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Lion6 EV Trucks Technical Presentation and Ride&Drive
March 29, Sacramento
  • Lion6 Box Truck & Lion6 Stakebed Truck 
  • Lion6 Specifications
  • 26,000 lb GVWR
  • 335 HP
  • 1,800 lb-ft Torque
  • 200 Mile Range
  • 252 kWh Battery Pack
  • 2 Hour DCFC Charge Time
Contact Charles Williams for more information about the event: Charles.Williams@thelionelectric.com
Hydrogen Village and Capitol Day
April 6, 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
  • Exhibitors include: Hyzon Motors, Air Liquide, FuelCell Energy, Bayotech, PACCAR/Kenworth, Toyota, Hyundai, Shell, Plug Power, Hexagon Purus, AC Transit, Stratos Fuels, Honda, Hino, Hyperion, Nikkiso
  • Sponsors include: Chevron, Iwatani, Air Liquide, Fuel Cell Energy, Hyzon, Bayotech
To learn more and participate, please contact jcontreras@cafcp.org, (916) 371-2792
Lightning Days with Lightning eMotors at AZ Bus Sales
April 7, 11-2
  • Drive a variety of Lightning’s zero emission medium duty commercial vehicles;
  • Learn more about electrification;
  • Network with the Lightning team;.
  • Lunch is Included!
AZ Bus Sales, 3418 52nd Ave, Sacramento, CA 95823 Click here for map
Reserve your spot HERE
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
HVIP Reopens
The HVIP Program will re-open at 10 a.m, March 30, 2022. Additionally, the following set-aside funds will also become available at the same time.
  • $65.5 million for public transit buses
  • $46 million for Class 8 tractors performing drayage operations
  • $122 million for the Public School Bus Set-Aside for Small and Medium Air Districts
  • School bus requests ineligible for the set-aside will be funded out of standard HVIP
Read More Here
HVIP Implementation Manual
The HVIP voucher program will reopen on March 30 at 10am. The updated HVIP Implementation Manual is now available.
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EPA School Bus Funding
EPA anticipates it will begin accepting applications for Clean School Bus Rebates in late April 2022. While preparing to apply for this program and other future funding opportunities, please keep in mind the following steps:
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CEC EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicle EV Fast Track
The CEC’s EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicle EV Fast Track funding will open on March 23 at 9am with $16.1M available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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2022 Tribal EJ Small Grants Opportunity
The EPA has announced that the 2022 Tribal EJ Small Grants Opportunity program is now open for applications that support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities. For this single funding announcement, EPA is limiting eligible applicants to federally recognized tribal governments. Applicants may request up to $100,000. Approximately 16 to 20 EJ Small Grants will be awarded to federally recognized tribal governments nationwide. 
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Community Economic Resilience Fund
California Office of Planning and Research (OPR) is expected to release solicitations for the Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) in May. CERF is a program to support regional economies with an equitable and sustainable recovery from the economic distress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Valley Vision is tracking this grant program. 
Read more Here
Subscribe to the Valley Vision CERF Newsletter Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
California Hydrogen Hub
The California Senate Select Committee on Hydrogen Energy, chaired by Senator Bob Archuleta, will hold a hearing on March 25 at 10am with presentations by GO-Biz, Green Hydrogen Coalition, Sempra Utilities, Sunline Transit and others. 
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EPA Proposes New HD Emission Standards
The EPA proposed new emission standards for HD vehicles starting in 2027. The new standards would mandate a 50% NOx reduction by 2040. The new standards would also change emission test procedures, useful life emission warranties and require HD GHG updates.
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EPA Enforcement Action Notification Site
The US EPA has created a website “ECHO Notify” where the public can easily check on enforcement actions and subscribe to receive weekly notifications of actions that have been taken.
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NHTSA Eliminates Manual Driving Control Requirement in Autonomous Vehicles
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued final rules lifting the mandate on manufacturers to include manual driving controls to meet crash standards on autonomous vehicles.
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CARB 3-Year Plan--Transportation Equity Investments
CARB will hold a public workshop to discuss an update to the three-year plan for light-duty vehicle and clean transportation equity investments on March 30 at 12:30.
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CARB Dairy and Livestock RNG Workshop
CARB will hold a workshop on methane emission reductions at dairies and livestock operations on March 29 from 9am - 5pm.
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CARB EVSE Standards Adoption
The CARB Board will meet on April 28 at 9am to consider the staff recommendations on EVSE payment methods and driver experiences with the EVSE network.
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CARB Research Committee Nominations Open
CARB is accepting nominations until April 8 for six new members on the Research Screening Committee. Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria: qualifications for sought expertise area(s); statement of interest; relevant experience; experience in secondary area; and letter(s) of support.
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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
Read More Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Mandatory CNG Station Maintenance and Training Plan
NGVi is offering a live and virtual training class April 25-26 covering the CNG station maintenance and operations written plans that are a mandatory part of owning and operating a CNG station. 
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Alternative Fuel Insight
USDA Says More Biofuels=Lower Fuel Prices
US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has proposed that increasing the ethanol blend in gasoline from 10% to 15% and increasing the use of B20 biodiesel improve domestic energy supply and lower fuel prices. 
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Interest in Low and Zero-Emission Vehicles Grows
Individuals who used the Edmunds shopping guides searched for hybrid, plug-in hybrids and EVs jumped by 39% in the last month and 18% in the week of March 2. 
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Twain Financial $1B Renewable Financing
Twain Financial has announced that they will fund $1B over the next three years to advance biofuels projects.
Read More Here
Washington State to Eliminate ICE Sales by 2030
The legislature in the state of Washington has passed legislation that would require all vehicles under 10,000 lb GVWR that are sold, purchased or registered in the state to be electric vehicles by 2030. 
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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.
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12 Renewable Diesel and Renewable Naphtha provisional pathways for Fuel Producer: Diamond Green Diesel Holdings in Louisiana; Facility Name: Diamond Green Diesel LLC.
18 Renewable Diesel, Renewable Naphtha &, Alternative Jet Fuel provisional pathways for Fuel Producer: AltAir Paramount in California; Facility Name: AltAir Paramount, LLC. 
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5 Biodiesel Provisional Pathways (Corn Oil, Animal/Poultry Fat, Used Cooking Oil/Waste Oil) for Fuel Producer: Crimson Renewable Energy LLC in Bakersfield. 
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Low Carbon Fuel Credits
Conferences and Programs
CARB Off-Road Strategies Board Date Timeline
CARB Off-Road Strategies Board Date Timeline
  • 2021: Small Off-Road Engines ZE Regulation 
  • 2022: Amendments to Off-Road Diesel Regulation & ZE Forklift Regulation
  • 2024: Clean Off-Road Fleet Recognition Program
  • 2024/5: Tier 5 Off-Road Diesel New Engine Regulation
  • 2025: Targeted Manufacturer Rule
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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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Renewable Natural Gas Conference Policy Forum and Networking Event
Renewable Natural Gas Conference Policy Forum & Networking Event - May 17 - 19, Le Méridien Hotel, Houston, Texas
  • RNG Policy Forums;
  • Live updates from RNG Coalition staff regarding State Policy advocacy and Public Education efforts;
  • Virtual updates from key Congressional Offices in the US House and Senate and the US EPA.
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Sustainable Facilities Forum
May 25, Sustainable Facilities Forum, Sacramento Hyatt Regency 
  • California’s sustainability goals for building decarbonization & CALGreen Updates
  • Building & Fleet Electrification and Infrastructure 
  • Drought and Water Conservation
  • Funding Resources ∙ K12 Facility Case Studies ∙ Resiliency and more!
  • New innovations and technologies
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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.
Hydrogen Conference
June 6 & 7, Hydrogen Conference
The California Hydrogen Leadership Summit will bring leaders in energy, transportation, academia and government to review the role hydrogen will play in implementing climate change, air quality, energy diversity and conservation policies. The Summit is co-sponsored by the Sac Metro Air District, and will be held on June 6 &7 at the Sheraton Hotel in Sacramento.
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Mobilize California Summit
July 21 - 23, Mobilize California Summit
  • Fleet modernization
  • Alternative fuels
  • Workforce training
  • South Coast Winery Resort & Spa in Temecula
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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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Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference and Expo
August 30 - September 1, Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo in Durham, NC
  • Produced by the 100 Best Fleets and NAFA Fleet Management Association;
  • Case studies from the best fleets, vendors, & partners;
  • Presentations on the most up to date sustainable fleet technology, operations, and implementation strategies.
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