Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Fleet ZEV Transition Planning
  • 10/27/21 10am: Planning EV Infrastructure for Your Fleet   
  • 11/3/21  10am: Fleet Data Collection
  • 11/10/21 10am: Medium-duty and Heavy-duty Transition Planning
  • Chris White, Senior Program Manager, Frontier Energy
  • Mike Usen, Electromobility and Resiliency Lead, DKS Associates
Registration is NOT required. Join at 10am (Pacific Time) on this LINK
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. Registration coming soon.
Grant Opportunities
HVIP Reopens
The HVIP Program will open to new voucher requests at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021, with $62M on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Hydrogen Funding Bill
The US Senate infrastructure bill would allocate $8 billion over four years for the DOE to develop at least four clean hydrogen hubs, a network of regional suppliers and consumers, and the infrastructure necessary to connect them. 
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New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
CARB Board Approval of the Mobile Source Strategy
The CARB Board will meet on October 28 at 9am, and the agenda will include approval of the multi-pollutant strategy to accomplish the requirements of California’s numerous goals and targets as well as the governor’s Executive Order N-79-20 to achieve 100 percent of California sales of new passenger cars be zero-emission by 2035, that all drayage trucks be zero-emission by 2035, all off road equipment be zero-emission where feasible by 2035, and the remainder of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles be zero-emission where feasible by 2045.
CARB Public Workshop
CARB will conduct a public workshop on the Proposed FY 2021-22 Funding Plan on November 19, 2021 at 9am.
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CARB Enhanced HD I/M Regulation
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 would require periodic testing of HD vehicles with internal combustion engines operating in California, including out-of-state vehicles, to ensure their emissions control systems are functioning properly.
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
SRECTrade Manages LCFS Credits for Lazer Spot
SRECTrade, the largest agent manager of LCFS credit assets for any size operator of electric vehicles, has signed an agreement to manage LCFS credits for Lazer Spot, a major supplier of yard trailer management services with over 400 sites under contract. 
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Nikola Leases Fuel Cell 100 Trucks
Nikola has signed a letter of intent to lease 100 fuel cell Class 8 trucks, the “TRE,” to PGT Trucking. The lease will include all scheduled maintenance and hydrogen fueling. 
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Cummins 15L Natural Gas Near-Zero Emission Engine
Cummins is introducing a 15L Near-Zero Emission (NZE) natural gas engine. Ratings will be up to 500 hp and 1,850 lb-ft torque. The engine will be 500 pounds lighter than comparable diesel engines, there won’t be any DPF or DES to manage, and the engine will meet the 2024 emission standards.
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Toyota Moving to US Battery Manufacturing
Toyota has announce plans to invest $3.4B by 2030 to make batteries in the US. Toyota previously announced plans to reduce battery cost by 50% and improve efficiency by 30%. 
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Alternative Fuel Insight
Grant Services
OpenGrants has a number of freelance grant professionals in a searchable database listing their skills and experience from research and writing, accounting, project management, etc.
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Lucid Incorporates LIDAR
Lucid’s “DreamDrive” EV will be the first car in North America that incorporates LIDAR, and Lucid’s advertising indicates they will have the most technically advanced autonomous systems. 
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Tesla Semi 2023
At the Tesla shareholders meeting on October 7 in Austin, Elon Musk announced the deployment of the Tesla Semi will begin in 2023.
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Michigan Pilots a Wireless Charging Road
The state of Michigan has issued an RFP for a one-mile pilot demonstration roadway in Detroit for wireless charging of EVs driving on the road. A UC San Diego professor compliments the pilot project but warns that equipping cars for wireless charging may make them prohibitively expensive.
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Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $172.00
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Conferences and Programs
Sierra Business Council
Sierra Business Council, a group committed to Economic Empowerment, Regional Advocacy, and Climate Action in the Sierra Nevada region is hosting a webinar on October 26th, 12:30-1:30 on implementing EVs and EV Infrastructure with speakers from CalStart, Southern California Edison, Sacramento PEV Collaborative and PG&E. Registration is encouraged.
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Green California Schools Summit
The Green California Schools Summit will be held in Pasadena on November 4th, and will have a virtual online presence. Join in on the informative education program which features segments on EV infrastructure, facilities, funding and an exhibits
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Fleet Forward Conference
The Fleet Forward Conference, FFC21, focused on educating fleet operators on a broad range of electrification, autonomous vehicles, telematics and more, in San Jose, November 10 - 12.
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