Sacramento Clean Cities' goal is to reduce fossil petroleum consumption in the transportation sector.
2019 Clean Cities Events
Sacramento Clean Fuel Technology Workshop
8/8 - Grant Workshop
The Sac Metro Air District and the Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition invite all dealers and low carbon fuel providers to attend a workshop that will focus on upcoming incentive funding for zero-emission class 6, 7, and 8 trucks, CNG class 6, 7, and 8 trucks, zero emission school buses, and fleet zero emission fueling infrastructure. Join us for a complimentary continental breakfast and learn how your customers can qualify for grant funding. Plus get updates on any upcoming rules, policies and procedures.
Conference and expo will 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.
The Municipal Equipment Technician Academy, produced by NorCal MEMA, PEMA, and the Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition, in partnership with the Sacramento Air District and American River College, has been highlighted by the national E-zine "Fuels Fix."
Lion Electric Awarded Heavy Duty Battery Electric Vehicles
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, Lion Electric, has been awarded two heavy-duty battery electric vehicles on the state of California's Department of General Services (DGS) contract. The vehicles are the Lion8, a 3-axle cab/chassis with a GVWR of 54,600 and a range of 250 miles; and the Lion-BEV Refuse Truck, a Lion8 cab/chassis with a Boi
vin Évolution automated refuse body that is 100% electric.
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, Cummins Westport, supplied LA Metro Transit with Alt Low-NOx Natural Gas engines to repower a large number of buses, reducing NOx emissions by 90% and GHG emissions by 9%.
LG Chem Looking for Sites for Second US Battery Factory
LG Chem is evaluating several sites in the US for a new factory to supply batteries to Volvo, Fiat, Chrysler, and potentially Hyundai and VW. The new factory would augment production levels at LG's one US plant in Michigan supplying batteries to GM for the Bolt.
Tesla's Model 3 Lineup All Receive Highest Safety Rating
Some very good news for Tesla: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the entire Tesla model lineup their highest safety rating, and Tesla has released a CHAdeMO adapter that will allow Model 3s to charge at many non-Tesla DC Fast Chargers.
More news from Tesla: Tesla is cutting prices as their federal tax credit eligibility is reduced at the same time that they are dropping base models of the S and X. Their self-driving feature price is increasing.
Electrify America has proposed that a new emoji be certified by the Unicode Consortium. The emoji would, "...help more people get used to the idea of driving an EV..." according to Rich Steinberg at Electrify America.