Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Fleet ZEV Transition Planning
  • Chris White, Senior Program Manager, Frontier Energy
  • Mike Usen, Electromobility and Resiliency Lead, DKS Associates
Sac Metro Air District Special Announcements
Used, Low-mileage, heavy-duty EV Trucks Available Immediately
Light-duty EV Bank Loans now available through EV Life
Presentations will be made at the PEV Collaborative, 11/16/21, 12pm Here
Light-Duty EVs: Basic Maintenance and Troubleshooting
11/17/21 10am Basic Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • General maintenance for EVs
  • Solving charging issues
  • Diagnosing regen braking issues
  • Maximizing battery health
  • Aashish (Ash) Dalal, BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering from UCD
  • 20 Years of EV, PHEV and ICE Technician Experience
  • Owner “Ohm Electric” (Diagnose, Repair, Upfit EVs)
  • Custom EV Builder
Registration is NOT required. Join at 10am (Pacific Time) on this LINK
Fleet ZEV Transition Regulations
  • 12/1/21 10am CARB Advanced Clean Fleet Rule 
  • All Public Agencies in California with one or more vehicles 8,501+ GVWR
  • All Fleets in the US with 50 or more vehicles 8,501+ GVWR that enter CA
  • All Fleets in the US with $50M+ in Gross Annual Revenue
  • 12/15/21 10am: CARB Heavy-duty Enhanced Inspection & Maintenance Rule
Applies to all vehicles with internal combustion engines registered in or operating CA
  • David Renschler, Fleet Division Manager, City of Fairfield & MEMA NorCal Vice Chairman
Registration is required and is available for Fleet Managers Only.
Fleet Managers Register for 12/1/21 (Advanced Clean Fleet Rule) Here
Fleet Managers Register for 12/15/21 (Enhanced Heavy-duty I/M Rule) Here
Grant Opportunities
$50M Infrastructure Grant
CALSTART is hosting a webinar on the CEC’s $50M “Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission” (EnergIIZE) Commercial Vehicles Infrastructure Project on Wednesday, November 17 at 11am. 
Read More Here
Infrastructure Bill Webinar
SACOG will hold a special webinar on the $1.2T Infrastructure Bill on November 30 at 12:30.
Read more about the Infrastructure Bill Here
Register for the SACOG Webinar Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
ZEV Infrastructure Buildout Meetings
CARB, CEC, PUC and Go-Biz will hold a series of workgroup meetings to discuss the infrastructure necessary to support the Advance Clean Fleet Rule (ACF) from 9am - 12noon on the following dates:
Meeting Topics and Dates
  • Business Considerations: 12/3/21
  • Electricity & the Grid: 12/16/21
  • Costs & Funding: 1/19/21
ACF Proposed Fleet Composition Percentage 
  • 10% >8,500# ZE in 3-8 Years (based on weight)
  • 50% >8,500# ZE in 9-14 Years (based on weight)
  • 100%>8,500# ZE in 13-20 (based on weight)
  • All Public Agency Fleets
  • All Other Fleets with 50+ vehicles >8,500#
  • All Companies with gross revenue >$50M
Read More About the Meetings Here
Read More About the ACF Here
Clean Cities/MEMA/NAFA Webinar on the ACF for Fleet Managers Only Register Here 
CEC Workshop: Decommissioning NG Distribution Infrastructure
The CEC will hold a workshop on November 17 at 10am to receive feedback on studies underway to decommission portions of the natural gas pipeline distribution system in California.
Read More Here 
CARB Enhanced HD I/M Regulation Hearing
CARB will hold a hearing on the adoption of an enhanced Heavy-duty Inspection and Maintenance regulation on December 9 at 9am. The Enhanced HD I/M Regulation will require periodic testing of HD vehicles with internal combustion engines operating in California, including out-of-state vehicles that enter California, to ensure their emissions control systems are functioning properly.
Read More Here
Clean Cities/MEMA/NAFA Webinar on the Enhanced I/M for Fleet Managers Only Register Here 
CARB Regulatory Program Compliance Training Sessions
The California Air Resources Board has a number of new regulations under development that will regulate all public fleets, most private fleets and many companies where trucks, buses or off-road equipment arrives or departs:
  • Overview of New Programs and Regulations
  • Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation
  • Transport Refrigeration Units
  • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Operation & Maintenance
  • CARB Diesel Truck Rules
  • Regulatory Overview for Public Agencies in California
  • Compliance Overview: Truck & Bus Rule, Off-Road Regulation, and Portable Equipment.
Read More Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Lightning eMotors Refrigerated Vans
Lightning eMotors has delivered 10 HD-350 (10,350 lb GVWR) refrigerated food delivery vans with 120 mile range to Goodfood Corp in Canada. The HD-350 is also available as a 15 passenger or paratransit van with 140 and 170 mile range packages.
Read More About the Goodfoods Delivery Here
Read More About the Passenger Van Here
Ford's Augmented Reality Learning App
Ford is creating a unique “Adaptive Learning” app called “F150: Strike Anywhere,” at Ford.com to assist first-time EV Lightning buyers understand all the features of the truck and the differences between an EV and a gasoline vehicle (range, front truck, exportable power, charging requirements, etc.).
Read More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
Tesla Price Increase
Tesla has increased their prices for the Model 3 and Model Y base models. This follows their price increases announced last month. 
Read More Here
Renewable Hydrogen Prices Dropping
A recent study by the Rocky Mountain Institute predicts a 50% - 70% drop in the production cost of renewable hydrogen in the next 3 - 5 years. The report predicts sub-$2/kg production costs. 
Read More Here
Commercial Hydrogen Flights in 2024
ZeroAvia plans to provide zero-emission, hydrogen-powered 19-seat aircraft for commercial flights between London and Rotterdam beginning in 2024. 
Read More Here
Autonomous Freight Movers
GE has introduced heavy-duty, zero-emission, autonomous truck platforms that move large pods around their Appliance Park campuses in Louisville, Tennessee and Georgia.
Read More Here
EVSE Mapping Tool
The Argonne National Lab has developed a mapping tool that emphasizes identifying EVSE planning for DACs.
Read More Here
2021 Clean Energy Hall of Fame Awards
The CEC has announced the 2021 Clean Energy Hall of Fame winners and will make the awards on December 10. 
  • Lifetime Achievement - Dr. Peter A. Lehman, Founding Director, Schatz Energy Research Center
  • Clean Energy Champion - Eddie Ahn, Executive Director, Brightline Defense
  • Clean Energy Champion - Nicole Capretz, Founder and Executive Director, Climate Action Campaign
  • Clean Energy Champion - Mutual Housing California
  • Clean Energy Champion - Abigail Solis, Manager of Sustainable Energy Solutions, Self-Help Enterprises
  • Youth Game-Changer Award - Communities for a Better Environment’s Youth for Environmental Justice
Read More Here
Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $153.00
Read More Here
Conferences and Programs
FORTH's 2022 Roadmap Conference
FORTH’s 2022 “Roadmap Conference” will take place June 29-30, 2022 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.
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