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.
  • Workshop Registration

9/26 - MEMA’s 2nd Annual “Fleet Day on the Bay” at the Discovery Bay Yacht Club

10/15 - 17 - NorCal Clean Technology Forum and Expo
Clean Technology Conferences
The VERGE 19 Conference and Expo
  •  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.
  • Register Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition Sponsors Making the News!
Western Propane Gas Association Propane Incentives
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor Western Propane Gas Association (WPGA) has incentive rebate programs for the purchase of vehicles, forklifts, and agricultural irrigation engines.
Details of Incentives Here
Municipal Fleet Academy Featured in Fuels Fix
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."
Read the Article Here
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.
Read More Here
Cummins Supplies CNG Transit Buses
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%.
Read More Here
Lighting's Model of Electric Ford Named in CARB Order
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, Lightning Systems Generation 2 electric drivetrain for the Ford Transit 350, achieved 61 MPGe on the EPA dynamometer testing.
Read More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
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.
Read the full story here
Starsky Autonomous Truck Hits Highway
Starsky Robotics operated a Class 8 truck 9.4 miles on a public highway in Florida with no driver on board, with operators monitoring the vehicle using remote control technology.
Read the full story here
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.
Read the full story here
Propane as Fleet Fuel Source
With the long-term contract prices for propane being roughly half the price per gallon of gasoline but only a 10% mile per gallon fuel economy penalty, propane is a viable fuel choice for fleets.
Read the full story here
Tesla Cuts Price on Model 3
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.
Read the full story here
Electric Motorcycle in Police Departments
The City of Clovis uses the battery-electric "Zero Motorcycle" for police work. The high performance and extremely quiet operation makes it ideal for policing.
Read the full story here
Electric Vehicle with Charger Emoji
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.
Petition here
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