Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Zero-Emission Commercial Mowing Equipment Demonstration
May 5
  • Mean Green Battery-Electric Commercial Riding Mowers
  • Demonstration Hosted by the Sacramento County Park Maintenance Division
  • Location: Sacramento International Airport 9am, May 5, 2022
Registration is not required
Sustainable Facilities Forum
May 25, Sacramento, CA Hyatt Regency 
Powering the ZEV Transition: What Fleet and Facility Managers Need to Know
  • Fleets are transitioning to electric over the next 10 years. 
  • Fleet managers need to be working on their transition plans, which include charging stations at their facilities and at sites that they visit
  • This session will start at the parking lot and work backward to help you plan and prepare for charging stations through intelligent design, building energy efficiency, and leveraging incentives and grants. 
Read more about the Sustainable Facilities Forum Here
Register for the Sustainable Facilities Forum Here
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recording posted Here
Grant Opportunities
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:
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DOT Announces $6.4B Over Five Years for Renewable Energy Infrastructure
The US DOT announced on April 21 a $6.4B Carbon Reduction Program (CRP). A very wide range of projects will be eligible from transit, pedestrian/cycling routes, intelligent transportation, alt fuel infrastructure and much more. 
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New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
CARB Workshop on Financial Assistance for Clean Cars 4 All
May 5, 10am
The California Air Resources Board will hold a workgroup meeting to discuss how $10M in financial assistance should be handed for low income consumers in the CleanCars4All (CC4A) program. 
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CARB Public Health Workgroup Meeting
May 10, 1:30pm
CARB will hold a public workgroup meeting on increasing worker resilience to the impacts of climate change, and incorporate equity for all workers.
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Ford Lightning Production & Ford Second EV Pickup
Ford has 200,000 orders for the Lightning and is now planning full production of the vehicle this year. Ford also indicates that they will have a second EV pickup model in production in 2024.
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Cummins Buys Meritor
Cummins has purchased Meritor for $3.7B, giving Cummins the ability to provide integrated powertrain solutions across all power solutions, from ICE to BEV to FCV. 
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NGVi Live (Virtual) HD NG Tech Training
May 23, 2022
  • HD NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics
  • Any Cummins NG engine
  • Any NG fuel system
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SAMSARA's Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report
  • Easy to access, analyze, and act on data insights, and operate more efficiently.
  • Improve driver and jobsite safety, operate vehicles and assets more efficiently, reduce fuel waste.
  • Analyze steps toward fleet carbon neutrality
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Toyota, BMW, & Stalantis Warn Against a Commitment to 100% EV
International auto giant Toyota, joined by BMW and Stalantis (Chrysler, Citroen, Peugeot, Alfa Romeo) warn that EVs may have a more significant overall environmental impact than hybrids and super-efficient ICEs.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
Corvette EV
GM has confirmed that both an EV and a PHEV Corvette are coming, potentially as early as a 2023 model, built on the GM “Ultimum” skateboard platform. 
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EPA White Paper--State of the Art Technologies for Decarbonizing Turbine Generators
The EPA has released a draft white paper on the current state of the art technologies including efficiency improvements, firing or co-firing natural gas with alternative fuels such as hydrogen using carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) technologies, and co-location with energy storage systems. 
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ZEV Fuel Cell Ferry
The “Sea Change,” a 70 foot zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell ferry scheduled to begin operating in the San Francisco Bay in June is undergoing Coast Guard certification testing in Washington now. 
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CARB Research Seminar on Hybridization and Electrification of Off-Road Applications
April 29, 10am
Dr. Kanok Boriboonsomsin, Director at the Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) at the UC Riverside has analyzed real-world activity data from agricultural tractors, excavators, graders, rubber-tired loaders, and backhoes and believes currently available electric motor and battery technologies can be practically applied today to equipment under 100hp.
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Mercedes Predicts Years to EV Price Parity
Mercedes’ CTO Markus Schäfer has stated that price parity with ICEs is, “...far out there.” The current average price of an EV battery pack is $6,300. 
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Tesla Superbowl Sales "Bump"
Tesla didn’t buy any Superbowl ads, but in their quarterly earnings report, they show a significant bump in orders on the day after the game. 
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World Energy Expands Paramount Renewable Fuels Production
World Energy has announced that it has secured the necessary permits and will invest $2B in an expansion of their Paramount, California facility to produce renewable diesel and aviation fuel in partnership with hydrogen producer Air Products and industrial giant Honeywell. 
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Volta Class 5 and Class 7 EV Trucks
Volta trucks is using a unique design that places the driver at passenger-car level in a cab-central location, making it ergonomically efficient for drivers entering and exiting the truck. 
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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.
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Low Carbon Fuel Credits
Conferences and Programs
Renewable Natural Gas Conference Policy Forum and Networking Event
Renewable Natural Gas Conference Policy Forum & Networking Event - May 17 - 19, Le Méridien Hotel, Houston, Texas
  • RNG Policy Forums;
  • Live updates from RNG Coalition staff regarding State Policy advocacy and Public Education efforts;
  • Virtual updates from key Congressional Offices in the US House and Senate and the US EPA.
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Government Fleet Expo (GFX)
May 23-25. Government Fleet Expo (GFX) - Detroit, MI
  • GFX is the Largest Expo of Public Agency Fleets
  • Vehicle Expos, Fleet Operation Solutions and Case Studies
  • Presentations “Electrifying Medium- & Heavy-Duty Fleet Vehicles: Real-World Insights” by two MEMA Fleet Managers, David Renschler (City of Fairfield) and David Worthington (Santa Clara County)
  • Use Promotion Code SPEAKER
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Sustainable Facilities Forum
May 25, Sustainable Facilities Forum, Sacramento Hyatt Regency 
  • California’s sustainability goals for building decarbonization & CALGreen Updates
  • Building & Fleet Electrification and Infrastructure 
  • Drought and Water Conservation
  • Funding Resources ∙ K12 Facility Case Studies ∙ Resiliency and more!
  • New innovations and technologies
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Hydrogen Conference
June 6 & 7, Hydrogen Conference
The California Hydrogen Leadership Summit will bring leaders in energy, transportation, academia and government to review the role hydrogen will play in implementing climate change, air quality, energy diversity and conservation policies. The Summit is co-sponsored by the Sac Metro Air District, and will be held on June 6 &7 at the Sheraton Hotel in Sacramento.
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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.
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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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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.
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