Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Coast-to-Coast EV
June 27, California Automobile Museum Sacramento 
  • 10a - 2p: “Lunch & Learn” - Ford 2022/23 BEV and HEV Fleet Programs
  • Presentations: Funding, Infrastructure, Transition Planning 
  • Displays: Lightning, eTransit, MachE, Explorer “Police Interceptor/Utility”
  • Registration Required (see below)
  • 2pm - 5pm: 
  • Light-duty Battery Electric EV Technician Training
  • Registration Required (see below)
  • 5pm - 7pm: 
  • Celebrate the Ford Electric MachE Arrival - 5,350 mile Transcontinental Trip!
  • Special Guest Speakers
  • Incentives, EV Updates, Sacramento’s EV Implementation & Innovation
  • Displays: ZEVs from Ford, Tesla, Chevy, VW, BMW, Hyundai
  • Registration NOT required - everyone is welcome
Register Here
Battery Electric Trucks from Mack and Volvo
July 27, UTI Sacramento Campus
  • 9:00: Arrival, Registration, Networking
  • 9:30 Welcome, Introductions, Event Agenda
  • 10:00 Mack Refuse Truck Presentation
  • 11:00 Mack Refuse Truck Ride & Drive
  • 12:00 Lunch & Networking
  • 1:00 Volvo Truck Tractor Presentation
  • 2:00 Volvo Truck Tractor Ride & Drive
Register Here
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recording posted Here
Grant Opportunities
2022 Clean School Bus Funding
June 21, 11am PST
  • EPA's $500M Clean School Bus Rebate Program
  • Tips on Effective Application Strategies
  • Case Studies from Schools that have implemented clean school buses
  • Electric, Natural Gas, Propane
Read more Here
CEC California Electric Homes Program Workshop
6/28/22 - 10am
  • GFO 21-403
  • CEC is seeking a third-party administrator to design, implement and provide technical assistance for an incentive program to distribute up to $58M in incentives for all-electric buildings and energy storage systems in new residential market-rate construction
Read more Here
EnergIIZE $8.1M Funding for MD/HD Hydrogen Infrastructure
CALSTART is operating the CEC-funded EnergIIZE program. Applications accepted from 9am on June 30 to 5pm on July 14. 
Read more Here
US DOE $59M Biofuels Program
The US DOE has announced a $59M program to accelerate the production of biofuels and bioproducts to reduce emissions in hard-to-decarbonize sectors and create good-paying jobs in rural America. 
Read more Here
CEC Workshop on Hydrogen's Clean Energy Future in California
June 21, 10am - 5pm
Read more Here
PEV DAC Call for Projects
The Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative’s Disadvantaged Communities Committee (PEV DAC) has published a grant application template and called for regional projects to be submitted. The template contains:
  • The 7 criteria that must be met, information about the applicant and project site
  • Additional information is also available to assist applicants:
Read more Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
Federal NEVI Funding in California
CEC and Caltrans have developed a draft plan for spending the $384M in National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) coming to California. 
View the draft plan Here
Funding Workshop June 14 Info Here
CARB Workshop on 2022-23 Update to the Three-Year Plan for Light-Duty Vehicles and Clean Transportation Equity Investments
June 22, 1pm
Read more Here
CEC Workshop to Discuss Zero- and Near-Zero-Carbon Fuel Production and Supply Funding Concepts
7/14/22, 10am
Read more Here
CEC Workshop on Decarbonizing Technologies
June 16, 9am
  • The CEC will accept input regarding decarbonization technologies and research gaps
  • The goal is achieving a net-zero carbon gas system in California by 2045
Read more Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Ford EV Technician Training
Ford has created an enhanced technician training program, “Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) that includes electric vehicle training on high voltage systems and safety, EV and PHEV components, diagnosis and operations and more. 
Read more Here
UTI Ford EV Training
Universal Technical Institute (UTI) has a Ford Certified Technician Training program, “Ford Fact,” that allows UTI students to receive 12 of the 15 Ford EV and hybrid certifications.
Read more Here
Upcoming SMUD-Sponsored Electric Vehicle Ride & Drives
  • June 15, 10 to 4: The Center at District 56
  • Juy 23 & 24, 10 to 3: Arden Fair Mall
  • August 13, 10 to 2: McClatchy Park
  • October 9, Times TBA: Littleton Center in Galt
  • October 14/15/16, Times TBA:: Cal Expo
  • Other events may be scheduled
For more information or to volunteer to assist contact Jenny Matchell
Alternative Fuel Insight
Renewable Natural Gas
In 2021, over 574 million DGS of RNG was produced for transportation uses from landfills, livestock manure, food waste, MSW, etc. 
Read more Here
Former President Obama Installing Propane System
Former President Obama is installing a 2,500 gallon propane tank at his home on the Atlantic coast in Massachusetts.
Read more Here
Chevron Completes REG Purchase
Chevron has completed the purchase of the Renewable Energy Group (REG), adding a wide range of renewable fuels to their portfolio. Chevron has also announced plans to build 30 hydrogen fueling stations through their wholly owned subsidiary Iwatani. 
Read more about their REG Purchase Here
Read more about their Hydrogen Plans Here
EV Siting Software Model
North Carolina State University has developed a model for optimal placement of EVSE, balancing grid availability and user demand.
Read more Here
Five Automakers Back California Emissions Authority
Ford, VW, Honda, BMW and Volvo are backing the Biden administration’s efforts to restore the California emission authority under the Clean Air Act.
Read more Here
CEC Awards $5.6M to Study H2 Blending in NG Pipelines
The CEC has awarded $5.6M to UCLA under GFO 21-507 to do pilot testing of blending hydrogen into the natural gas pipeline system.
Read more Here
LCFS Renewable Fuel Pathways
California Average Grid Electricity Carbon Intensity: California average grid electricity used as a transportation fuel in California: 76.73gCO2e/MJ.
Read more Here
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Low Carbon Fuel Credits
Conferences and Programs
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.
Read More Here
Mobilize California Summit
July 21 - 23, Mobilize California Summit
  • Fleet modernization
  • Alternative fuels
  • Workforce training
  • South Coast Winery Resort & Spa in Temecula
Read More Here
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.
Read More Here
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.
Read More Here
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