2019 Clean Cities Events
Sacramento Clean Fuel Technology Workshop
9/24 - 2nd Germany California Bioenergy Symposium
  • Focused on the regulatory framework for developing biogas as well as technical innovations
  • Located at the Crocker Art Museum
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9/26 - MEMA’s 2nd Annual “Fleet Day on the Bay” at the Discovery Bay Yacht Club
  • Fleet Management Best Practices & Fleet Electrification 
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  • Have a fleet-related technology you'd like to display at the MEMA "Day on the Bay" or the NorCal Clean Technology Conference? Contact: execdirectorsaccleancities@gmail.com
  • We have added more industry vendors and educational sessions and best of all the event is now FREE for all attendees including a catered lunch thanks to additional sponsorship. The catered lunch is limited to 120 attendees so it is important to register now to attend the event.
  • All MEMA members will receive a special gift at the event.
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10/9 - Central Valley Clean Tech Showcase
  • Features health, ag, and IT innovations and initiatives
  • Will be held at the Capitol Event Center
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10/14 - 15 - Center for Hydrogen Safety Conference
  • 2019 Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sacramento
  • Topics include Safety in Industrial and renewable Applications, Safe Handling of Cryogenic Hydrogen, etc
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10/15 - 17 - NorCal Clean Technology Forum and Expo
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition Sponsors Making the News!
Propane Autogas Has Lower Cost
Propane Autogas costs 40% to 50% less than diesel and has lower maintenance costs, according to Todd Mouw with ROUSH CleanTech.
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You can get all the facts about Autogas at the NorCal Clean Tech Conference, October 15, 16, & 17 in Sacramento.
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Municipal Fleet Academy Training Program
California Community Colleges' "Advanced Transportation and Logistics" has given special recognition to the Municipal Fleet Academy training program, and to Clean Cities partner American River College (ARC), and Clean Cities Board member Craig Weckman. The Academy was produced by partners NorCal MEMA, PEMA, Sacramento Clean Cities, ARC, and NAFA.
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These same partners are producing the NorCal Clean Tech conference for fleet manager training on October 15, 16, & 17 at McClellan Conference Center.
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Maximizing Fuel Economy Through Commercially Available Technologies
The North American Council on Freight Efficiency (NACFE), in partnership with several Clean Cities sponsors (Geotab, NREL, and Oak Ridge) is conducting a demonstration of fleets using commercially available technologies to maximize fuel economy.
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Lightning Receives CARB Executive Order
Lightning Systems has received an executive order from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the Lighting Electric Transit Bus Repower.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
California Air Resources Board Award Nominations
The California Air Resources Board's "Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards" nominations are open. The program awards individuals who have made significant career accomplishments in one of these air quality categories: research, environmental policy, science and technology, climate change science and mitigation, public education and community service.
Renewable Diesel Plant in Texas
Diamond Green, in partnership with Valero, is planning to build a 400 million gallon per year renewable diesel plant in Port Arthur, Texas.
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Learn the latest about renewable fuels at the NorCal Conference, October 15-17 at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento.
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Rivian Lands Investment
Electric pickup and SUV company Rivian has secured another major investor. Cox Automotive has invested $350M to the $700M previously invested by Amazon and $500M invested by Ford. The Wall Street Journal places the current Rivian valuation at $3.5B.
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New EV Conversions Approach
Electric GT, a Southern California startup, has developed a unique approach to EV conversions: build 100% of the EV drivetrain, minus only the battery pack, into a configuration that exactly matches the size and shape of the IC engine that comes out. It's like a "Crate Engine." Electric GT uses laser measuring to create a unit that perfectly matches the geometry of the engine that came out, so the pre-packaged system drops into the engine compartment and bolts up to the existing mounts, speeding and simplifying the conversion.
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Hyundai and Kia Invest in Fast Charging Network
Hyundai and Kia have invested in the European 350kW charger network, along with BMW, Daimler, Ford, and VW. At this charging level, EVs are able to have an 800v on-board power system.
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Where Most of The World's Lithium Comes From
In 2017, Australia, Chile, and Argentina produced 91% of the World's Lithium; Democratic Republic of the Congo supplies 59% of the Cobalt.
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California Approves Clean Transportation Funding
The California Energy Commission approved $95 million for zero-emission transportation in California covering EV charging infrastructure, hydrogen fueling infrastructure, renewable fuels, and workplace development.
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