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
  • 10/14 Future proofing infrastructure investments
  • Infrastructure that works for fleets today and is ready for future fleet needs
  • Register Here
  • 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
  • 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
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
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
Toyota and Hino To Develop Class 8 Fuel Cell Truck
Toyota, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, has announced that they are working with Hino USA to develop a zero-emission Class 8 fuel cell truck. The platform will be the Hino XL Series, and the power will be provided by the now well established Toyota fuel cell technology. The first demonstration truck is expected to arrive in mid-2021.
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Toyota Mirai Off Lease For Sale
Toyota also has a number of luxury-equipped Mirai fuel cell sedans coming off-lease in excellent condition, with relatively low miles and priced around $15K. Interested parties should contact Mr. Tony Bernasconi at Roseville Toyota.
Contact Here
FreeWire's Boost Charger is UL Certified
FreeWire, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, has received UL certification for its “Boost” EVSE. The Boost system uses a low voltage power source to continuously charge an internal battery, allowing a high energy vehicle charge when needed.
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
US EPA Concerned About Grid Following Order Preventing Gasoline Car Sales After 2035
US EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has indicated that the federal government is concerned that Governor Newsom’s Executive Order preventing gasoline car sales after 2035 could be problematic for the electrical grid in California and may be subject to a federal government waiver.
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Ford eF150 Can Be Ordered With Small Generator
The Ford eF150 electric pickup truck will apparently have a unique accessory that you’ll be able to order, a small generator disguised as a toolbox capable of extending the truck’s range.The generator would run on gasoline but Ford also envisions generators that would run on propane or diesel. 
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Volvo's First BEV Has Begun Production
Volvo’s first BEV, the XC40 Recharge, a close competitor to the Tesla Model X, has begun production in Belgium and is expected to begin US deliveries in January, 2021. The Volvo SUV will have a 78kWh battery pack, front and rear 150hp motors and a 200+ mile range.
Read More Here
GM Seeking Bigger Stake in Nikola
GM is reportedly seeking to gain more control over Nikola, following unsubstantiated reports that recently dismissed CEO, Trevor Milton, exaggerated Nikola’s technological achievements. GM has planned to build the EV “Badger” pickup truck and the Nikola Tre and Nikola One Class 8 trucks.
Read More Here
ChargePoint Installing Over 4,000 Truck Stop Chargers
ChargePoint, a major supplier of EVSE and charge management systems is partnering with the National Association of Truck Stop Operators to install charging sites at over 4,000 truck stop plazas around the US.
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Tire Wear Contributes to Particulant Matter
Ultrafine Particulate Matter (PM 2.5) from tire wear accounts for up to 50% of the particulate matter that residents in metro areas breathe. These particles have a static electric charge, and an innovative device developed at the Imperial College London would collect the particles as they slough off the tire and store them in a cartridge. The particles could be reused making new tires. 
Read More Here
Electric Buses in Anaheim Get Charging as a Service Agreement
AMPLY Power, a “Charging as a Service” provider, has signed a 20-year agreement with Anaheim Transportation Network to manage their charging system design, installation, equipment purchase, operations and maintenance for a fixed price per kWh consumed.
Register Here
Hydrogen Week Kicks Off
Hydrogen week begins this week, and because the atomic weight of hydrogen is 1.008, 10/8 is being celebrated as National Hydrogen Day by the DOE’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Office in the Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Read More Here
Refineries Report
California Refineries: For the week ending 9/25/20, refineries in California produced 277,662 gallons of gasoline and 92,736 gallons of diesel. Gasoline and diesel production were essentially unchanged 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.
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