Special Announcement
NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo
The NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo will be held October 6 & 7, 2021 in Sacramento.
Check the Classes & Trainers Here
Registration Opens Next Week
Professional Training for: Fleet Managers, Technicians, Spec Writers & Grant Writers. 
Displays of the latest in vehicles, equipment and fleet technologies.
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Program Opening
The Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) will open with its wave 2 of funding (approximately $45 million) at 10 a.m. August 10 on a first-come, first-served basis.100% of the wave-1 funds were requested within 3 hours
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Sac Metro Air District Extends Deadline for Supplemental Environmental Impact Program Applications
The Sac Metro Air District has extended the deadline for applications for their Supplemental Environmental Impact Program until August 30. Up to $140,000 will be available. Eligible projects include:
  • 6Air 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
CARB Advanced Clean Fleet Rule Virtual Workshop
CARB will present a virtual workshop on the Advanced Clean Fleet Rule (ACF) on September 2, from 9am to 4pm. This rule will require all possible heavy-duty vehicles to be zero-emission by 2045, and significantly earlier than 2045 for delivery and drayage applications.
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Sacramento Regional Transit Honored as Outstanding Public Transportation
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) has been honored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) as the 2021 Outstanding Public Transportation System of the Year in the “Medium Size Transit System” category
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Cummins and Norwest Alliance for Clean Transportation Webinar on Natural Gas Engines
Cummins in partnership with the Norwest Alliance for Clean Transportation, will host a one hour webinar on Natural Gas Engines, August 12 at 10am. The webinar will cover 
  • Best practice tips for operation and maintenance
  • Recommended maintenance schedules  
  • Use of recommended parts and fluids  
  • Results of missed/late maintenance and use of inferior parts  
Read More Here
Ford Introduction of E-F150 Lightning Pickup Truck
Ford will host a Northern California introduction of the E-F150 “Lightning” pickup truck, the E-Transit and their 2022 Police Pursuit Vehicle on September 13 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Two tour times are available for the 2.5 hour event: 12:10pm and 12:45pm. 
Questions about the Tour Here
Register for the Tour Here
Ford Autonomous Lyft Rides
Ford is partnering with TNC provider Lyft and autonomous driving company Argo AI to deliver autonomous Lyft rides in Miami this year and Austin next year. The cars will have human drivers monitoring, and the data collected will assist Ford and Lyft to move to fully autonomous driving. 
Read More Here
Ohm Electric EVs
Ohm Electric in Dixon specializes in EVs: Diagnosing EV Difficulties, Evaluating the Condition of Used EVs and Converting Early 70s Cars that have worn out IC engines into clean-running EVs. Electrogenic, a UK company has made an EV conversion kit for the Citroën DS, but if you have one of these classics, want it to purr instead of rattle and don’t want to go to the UK to get it done, Ohm Electric can make that happen right here in Dixon.
Read more about the Citroën DS Kit Here
Read More About Ohm Electric Here
US Gain Adds Lynn Lyon as Director of Sustainable Transportation Business Development
U.S. Gain, one of the largest suppliers of Renewable Natural Gas in California, and a major CNG and alternative fuel infrastructure provider nationally has added Ms. Lynn Lyon as their Director of Sustainable Transportation Business Development.
Read More Here
NGVi Fuel System Inspection Labels
NGVi reminds all fleets that NHTSA requires a detailed visual inspection every three years of 36,000 miles and the appropriate label affixed to the tank. NGVi provides complete training for NG technicians and inspectors, and can provide all supplies, including labels. 
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Alternative Fuel Insight
SoCalGas Partners with Sierra Northern Railway and Gas Technology Institute to Develop Fuel Cell Locomotive
Gas Technology Institute (GTI) working with Sierra Northern Railway and SoCalGas are partnering on the development of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Locomotive that Sierra Northern will operate in the Port of Sacramento and the surrounding area.
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Clean Hydrogen as Part of Federal Infrastructure Bill
Clean Hydrogen from natural gas, coal and water hydrolysis is part of the federal Infrastructure Bill, with $8B included to build four regional clean hydrogen hubs. The CEC has reported that hydrogen can reach cost-parity with gasoline by 2025.
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Nissan Leaf Price Reduction
Nissan has reduced the price of the base model 2022 Leaf by $4,200 compared to the 2021 Leaf.
Read More Here
California Fuel Cell Partnership Webinar
A study by the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) anticipates 70,000 heavy-duty fuel cell trucks supported by 200 hydrogen stations by 2035. The CaFCP will conduct a webinar on “Fuel Cell Electric Trucks” on August 12 from 12 - 1. 
Register for the Webinar Here
Download the Report Here
Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $180.50 
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:
  • 135+ Industry speakers
  • 40+ Vehicles
  • 70+ Industry booths 
Sacramento Clean Cities stakeholders use discount code: SACCC30 Here
If you can’t attend in person, the ENTIRE 3-DAY CONFERENCE is available ON-LINE TO Clean Cities Stakeholders for $99! Register using this link or code CLEANCITIESVIRTUAL
Advanced Clean Transportation Expo
Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, 8/30/21 - 9/2/21 at the Long Beach Convention Center
  • 250+ Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • All Alternative Fuels & Efficiency Technologies
  • 75+ Advanced Clean Vehicles Displayed
  • Ride & Drive Event
Register for Event Here
Green California Schools Summit
The Green California Schools Summit will be held in Pasadena on November 4th, and will have a virtual online presence. Join in on the informative education program which features segments on EV infrastructure, facilities, funding and an exhibits
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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
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