Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Battery-Electric Ambulances
March 15, 12 noon
  • National Ambulance Body Company Demers
  • National Electric Truck Manufacturer Lion Electric Motors
Registration NOT required - Join 3/15/22 at Noon at this LINK
Zero-Emission Commercial Lawn Maintenance
April 19, 12 noon
  • Mean Green Presents Battery-electric Riding and Walk-behind
  • Commercial Mowing Equipment
Registration NOT required - Join 3/15/22 at Noon at this LINK
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recording posted Here
Grant Opportunities
US DOT Issues National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program Guidelines
The NGVI will be used to fund a network of 500,000 EVSE, and funding will be provided only after a State Plan has been submitted and approved.
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US DOE $3B for Advanced Batteries
The US Department of Energy has announced a plan to grant nearly $3B to boost domestic production capabilities for advanced batteries and battery materials production. 
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SMUD Incentive
SMUD’s Charge@Home incentive program began on December 8 and lasts until February 28, 2022. SMUD residential customers who have purchased or leased a new or used EV may qualify for up to $500 for the purchase of a Level 2 charger and up to $500 for installation by a licensed electrician.
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EPA Clean School Bus Program
The Clean School Bus Program provides $5 billion over five years (FY 2022-2026) for the replacement of existing school buses with clean school buses and zero-emission school buses. EPA intends to open a rebate program as early as April 2022.
Eligible recipients for this funding include:
  • State and local governments,
  • Nonprofit school transportation associations, and
  • Tribes, Tribal organizations or Tribal-controlled schools.
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Fairfield Mechanic Job Listing
The City of Fairfield is hiring a full-time Equipment Mechanic I/II, $64K - $86K annual salary. Mechanics will maintain the City's public safety, public works, transit and equipment, facilities and tools.
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New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
Alternative Fuels Tax Credit
NGVAmerica is seeking signatures on a letter to congress, seeking support for the 50¢/gge Alternative Fuel Tax Credit (AFTC) as a cost-effective way to reduce smog-forming and greenhouse gas emissions. 
Sign the Letter Here
CARB MD/HD Costs and Funding Work Group
CARB will be holding two work group meetings on 2/22/22 and 3/10/22 from 8:30 - 2:00 to review costs and funding for MD/HD electric vehicles relative to electricity and the grid. Individuals interested in participating in the work group meetings need to complete an application form. 
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CARB Small e-Fleet Work Group
CARB will hold a work group meeting on March 3 from 9am - 11am to define new mechanisms and criteria for the $25M Innovative Small e-Fleets set-aside. 
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CARB Workshop on 2022-23 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives
CARB will hold a public workshop on March 15 from 9am - 2pm on the 2022-23 Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) fund and Low Carbon Transportation Investments.
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CARB Manufacturers Workshops
CARB will hold the following workshops on how CARB will invoice Mobile Source vendors and how vendors can pay CARB: 
  • March 8, 9am - Overview on Invoicing and Payment
  • March 21, 1pm - Emission Control Strategies, Locomotive, Marine
  • March 22, 9am - Aftermarket Parts, Experimental Permits, Retrofits
  • March 24, 9am - On-road Engines, Motorcycles, Aerodynamic Components
  • March 24, 1pm - Off-road Engines, Evaporative Components
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Advanced Clean Cars II Rule-Making
CARB has published the proposed schedule for completing and adopting a more stringent set of emission standards that will accelerate ZEV and PHEV implementation.
  • April 15, 2022: Proposed Regulation Order Posted for Public Comment
  • May 31, 2022: Public Comment Period Closes 
  • June 9, 2022: First of Two Public Hearings by CARB Board 
  • August 2022: Second Public Hearings and proposed adoption by CARB Board
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Fairfield Mechanic Job Listing
The City of Fairfield is hiring a full-time Equipment Mechanic I/II, $64K - $86K annual salary. Mechanics will maintain the City's public safety, public works, transit and equipment, facilities and tools.
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Lion Electric
Lion Electric has signed up with Cox Automotive Mobility to create a national service network. Cox has 25 service centers around the US with 1,000 technicians and 800 mobile service trucks. 
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Ford in India
Ford is investigating reinvesting in manufacturing in India. Following their previous decision to exit IC vehicle manufacturing in India, they are not considering renewing manufacturing with a focus on EVs, 
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Universal Technical Institute (UTI) EV Training
UTI has created a new high-voltage battery electric vehicle curriculum with Ford to train technicians to work on electric vehicles. 
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Ford Mach-E
The Ford Mustang Mach-E has replaced Tesla as the Consumer Reports “Top Picks” in their EV category. The ratings are based on road-test score, predicted reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
Rice University Study on Renewable Energy Transition
A study by Rice University’s Baker Institute warns that forcing the transition to renewable energy too quickly will risk global shortages of food and water and potentially destabilize the world’s economy. The study points to Europe’s current energy and economic problem, as well as Russia’s growing hegemony being enabled. 
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GM to Resume Bolt Production
GM has announced that they will resume production of the Chevy Bolt on April 4. Following 18 Bolt battery fires, GM is replacing all 2017 - 2019 Bolt battery packs and will use the new packs in future Bolts being produced. 
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Corn Ethanol GHG Benefit Questioned
The National Academy of Sciences has produced an analysis that calls into question the GHG benefits of corn ethanol. The analysis shows ethanol is 24% more carbon-intensive than conventional gasoline. 
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Pacifica Hybrid Battery Fires
Stellantis, the parent company of Chrysler, is recalling 19,000 2017 & 2018 Pacifica Minivans after identifying 12 battery fires in these vehicles. Pacifica owners are advised not to charge these vehicles until repairs are made.
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CARB Predicts Sustainable Hydrogen by 2030
CARB has done an analysis of hydrogen stations in California that predicts a self-sustaining network of hydrogen stations by 2030. Current private industry investments in hydrogen stations has increased from 30% to 70% by 2021.
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Grid Energy Storage
ID Tech has done an exhaustive study of energy storage strategies, both current and proposed. As renewable energy grows, the need to manage instantaneous, short, medium and long-term power grows and is essential.
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LCFS Renewable Fuel Pathways
California Average Grid Electricity Carbon Intensity: California average grid electricity used as a transportation fuel in California: 76.73gCO2e/MJ. Compare this to compressed hydrogen produced from dairy manure digester gas at minus 293.72gCO2e/MJ.
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Guarani SA: Ethanol from sugarcane juice and molasses, shipped by tanker from Brazil 47.51gCO2e/MJ
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Copersucar: Ethanol from sugarcane juice and molasses, shipped by tanker from Brazil, 52.85gCO2e/MJ
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Low Carbon Fuel Credits
Conferences and Programs
NGVi Public Training Schedule
March 7 through May 24, NGVi Public Training Schedule
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training Mar 7 – Mar 8, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Cummins INSITE and QSOL Software Training Mar 9, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training Apr 4- Apr 5, 2022 Register
  • Essentials of CNG Station Operation and Maintenance Apr 25 – Apr 26, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training May 23 – May 24, 2022 Register
Green Truck Summit-Work Truck Show
March 8 through 11, Green Truck Summit-Work Truck Show
North America’s largest work truck event, the Green Truck Summit, will be held again this year in Indianapolis March 8 - 11. Use promo code CALIFORNIA22 when registering, and you’ll receive access to the exhibit hall (open March 9–11), including Ride & Drive, and a complimentary concurrent education session. Registration package upgrades and add-ons are available (advance pricing discounts apply through Feb. 8).
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The EverythingEV USA Conference
March 23 & 24, The “EverythingEV USA” Conference 
The conference will feature the decarbonisation of road transport in the USA, the challenges to deploying EV charging infrastructure, helping businesses to electrify their fleets, and technologies to mitigate the energy demands on the grid.
Sacramento Clean Cities Stakeholders are eligible for a 20% ticket discount using code: SACRAMENTO20
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Hydrogen Village and Capitol Day
April 6, Hydrogen Village and Capitol Day, 9am - 4pm, State Capital
A showcase of the value and performance of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and how they will help California achieve its climate, equity and economic goals.
To learn more and participate, please contact jcontreras@cafcp.org, (916) 371-2792 
NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo
April 11 - 13, NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo
Registration is now open for the NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo April 11-13 in Columbus, OH. The programs will cover fleet issues in corporate, government, public safety, utility, education and more.
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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.
Mobilize California Summit
July 21 - 23, Mobilize California Summit
  • Fleet modernization
  • Alternative fuels
  • Workforce training
  • South Coast Winery Resort & Spa in Temecula
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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.
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