Sacramento Clean Cities News
Tech & Spec Webinar Schedule
Sacramento Clean Cities “Tech & Spec” Webinar Series 11am - 12 noon
What fleet managers, lead technicians and specification writers need to know
  • 10/28 Propane near-zero emission drivetrains Class 3 - Class 7
  • Specing and maintaining propane near-zero emission engines with renewable propane for the minimizing TCO bus and truck operations 
  • 11/11 Successful Grant Writing and Finding Grant Opportunities
  • 12/9   HD BEV Do’s and Don’ts

Sacramento Clean Cities Product Presentation Webinars and Displays
  • 10/20 Lordstown Motors “Endurance EV Pickup Truck” Presentation to PEV Collaborative
  • Registration is not required, presentation at noon at this Link

Archived Videos and Presentations from Past Webinars www.cleancitiessacramento.org
  • 7/22  Specifying and maintaining commercial EVs for maximum uptime
  • 8/12   Heavy-duty EV drivetrains, batteries and EVSE Charging Interface
  • 8/18  Roush CleanTech F650 26,000# GVWR EV Truck (not yet posted)
  • 8/26   NG Fuel Systems: Technician Training & Fuel System Inspector Certification (not yet posted)
  • 9/30   Best Practices for Maintaining Heavy-duty Natural Gas Engines (not yet posted)
New California Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
Future of Mobility Showcase
The Sacramento Air District, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, will provide subject matter experts for a virtual presentation about the Future of Mobility, the California Mobility Center, Sacramento regional efforts to improve equity and increase access to future mobility technology and how the private sector can help to solve public sector problems related to transportation. 
Read More Here
EV Fleet Data
PHEV and EV Data: If you operate PHEVs or BEVs in a fleet and are willing to provide your operational data to the DOE to help improve EV growth, contact JGreenblatt@Energetics.com
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Cummins Provides Engines in Class 8 Trucks For Port of Long Beach Opening Parade
Cummins, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor provided the engines in Class 8 Near Zero Emission (NZE) trucks from Freightliner, Kenworth, Mack, Peterbilt and Volvo in a parade at the opening of the Port of Long Beach bridge. When running on renewable natural gas, these trucks will have no diesel toxic emissions, nearly unmeasurable smog-forming emissions and net negative greenhouse gas emissions as they travel through the Disadvantaged Communities near the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Read More Here
Motiv Delivers Unique Bus in Colorado
Motiv Power Systems, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor that has delivered 10 heavy-duty battery electric trucks to fleets in Sacramento, has delivered a unique Mobile Preschool “Magic Bus” to the Vail Valley Foundation in Colorado. The vehicle is built on the Motiv EPIC Ford F53 chassis and has a body supplied by Motiv’s custom body partner, Winnebago Specialty Vehicles.
Read More Here
Western Propane Gas Association Webinar
The Western Propane Gas Association (WPGA), a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, will be holding a webinar, “The Path to Renewable Propane,” on November 4 from 9am to 12:30pm Pacific time. The webinar will feature lawmakers, policy experts, propane producers and retailers.
Read More Here
Nissan Deal on a New Leaf
Nissan, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, is offering a $199/mo 36 month lease on a brand new Leaf and only requiring the first month’s payment as the amount due at signing! “Cars Direct” also lists other EV and PHEV deals. 
Read More Here
Lightning Systems Supplying Battery Electric Trucks to Truck Rental Company
Lightning Systems, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, is supplying 600 battery-electric Ford Transit Class 3 and GMC 6500 Class 6 trucks to Fluid Truck, a truck rental company with outlets in Seattle, Los Angeles and San Diego.
Read More Here
CyberSwitching Offering Free Trial on EV Charging Solutions
CyberSwitching, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, is offering a free 30-day trial on their EV Charging Solutions that can charge up to four EVs on a single circuit. 
Read More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
NGVi Natural Gas Technician Training Program
NGVi, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition partner, is moving their natural gas technician training programs from face-to-face to virtual. Their new training schedule includes:
·    11/18 & 19 Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training                  Register Here
·     NGVi's CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification Online Exam           Find Info Here
SACOG Approves $193M for Transportation Projects
SACOG, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments has approved $193M for transportation projects in Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties. SACOG has also announce the relaunch of shared bikes and scooters provided by Lime Bikes in Sacramento, West Sacramento and coming soon to Davis.
For Funding, Read More Here
For Lime Bikes, Read More Here
Suburban Propane Purchases 39% Stake in Oberon Fuels
Suburban Propane, the third largest propane distribution company in the United States, has purchased a 39% interest in Oberon Fuels. Oberon produces DME, a renewable fuel similar to propane with a projected Carbon Intensity value of -278. DME can be blended with propane, and both DME and propane can be produced as renewable fuels. 
Read More Here 
California Hydrogen Business Council Webinar
The California Hydrogen Business Council will host a webinar on October 20th at 11:00am covering Long-Duration Energy Storage and the storage role of hydrogen in achieving 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2045.
Read More Here
Rivian Selling Electric Delivery Vans to Amazon
Rivian will be selling 100,000 electric delivery vans to Amazon by 2030, and Amazon has announced that they expect to begin buying and operating these vehicles in 2021.
Read More Here
DOE Launches Two Initiatives To Implement Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development
The US DOE has launched two initiatives to implement their recent announcement to invest $100M in hydrogen fuel cell truck development. The two initiatives are the Million Mile Fuel Cell Truck (­M2FCT) centered at Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Labs, and the H2NEW centered at NREL and Idaho National Labs.
Read More Here
National Zero-Emission Truck Coalition's Letter to Congress
The National Zero-Emission Truck Coalition (ZET) has sent a letter to congress asking for the creation of a five-year funding program to encourage fleet purchases of zero-emission trucks. 
Read More Here
DOE Issues RFI in Support of Medium and Heavy Duty Truck Research
The US DOE has issued an RFI to gather issues facing the accelerated introduction of alternative fuel and zero emission heavy-duty trucks. 
Read More Here
Mining for Raw Materials Used for EV Batteries Has Significant Environmental Impacts
Environmentally Dangerous Mining Practices for some of the raw materials used for EV batteries, including Nickel and Cobalt, have very significant environmental impacts, frequently in third world countries, that are not frequently discussed.
Read More Here
Refineries Report
California Refineries: For the week ending 10/2/20, refineries in California produced 6,870 barrels of gasoline and 2,365 barrels of diesel. Gasoline production was up by 3.9% and diesel production was up by 7.1% from last week’s production numbers. The 10/5/20 wholesale spot price of propane on the Mont Belvieu Texas board was 51¢ per gallon. 
Read More Here for gasoline and diesel production. 
Read More Here for propane prices.
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition | 916 - 622 - 8433