Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars and Events
1/18 - Lightning eMotors Class 3 - 7 Battery Electric Vehicles Lineup in 2022
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Western Regional Sales Manager, Lightning eMotors
  • Registration is not required. Join the meeting at noon Here

1/19: Successful Writing, Winning and Managing Grants
  • Chris White ,Frontier Energy and Nicole Bruns, Bruns-Auri
  • Registration is not required. Join the meeting at 10am Here

2/2 - First Responder & Technician Training
  • Virtual two-hour introduction to safely handling severely damaged battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles
  • Instructor: Chris Womock, Captain - Extrication and Urban Search & Rescue, Indianapolis Fire Department
  • Registration is required and is available Here
CEC ZEV Infrastructure Plan Workshop
The CEC will host a remote-access workshop on January 20 at 1pm to present and gather stakeholder feedback on the ZEV Infrastructure Plan (ZIP). 
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First Responder (Virtual) Training
A free, virtual two-hour course covering: 
February 2, 2022 10am - 12noon
  • Understand electric and hydrogen vehicle identification techniques
  • Outline electric and hydrogen vehicle safety systems
  • Procedures for disabling and immobilizing electric, hybrid, and hydrogen cars
  • Illustrate personal protective equipment for AFV response
  • Outline extrication procedures to be used when dealing with entrapments and AFVs
  • Understand fire response and electrified vehicles
Register Here
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recording posted Here
Grant Opportunities
Air District Special Announcement
Used, Low-mileage, heavy-duty EV Trucks Available Immediately
For More Information Email Tony Luna
Elk Grove Fleet Electrification RFP
The City of Elk Grove has issued an RFP for a consultant to do a Fleet Electrification Infrastructure Plan. 
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SMUD Incentive
SMUD’ Charge@Home incentive program began on December 8 and lasts until February 28, 2022. SMUD residential customers who have purchased or leased a new or used EV may quality for up to $500 for the purchase of a Level 2 charger and up to $500 for installation by a licensed electrician.
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CARB Electric Bike Funding
CARB will hold a Work Group Meeting to Discuss a Grant Solicitation for Fiscal Year 2021-22 Electric Bicycle Incentives Project January 21 at 9am.
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CEC Solicitations
The CEC is planning two solicitations, a $60M solicitation for ZEV component manufacturing and a $25M solicitation for an organization to run a block grant program for ZEV battery manufacturing. 
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New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
CARB HVIP (Virtual) Public Meeting on HVIP Program Funding
1/13/22 9am - 12noon
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CARB Clean Cars 4 All Workshop
CARB will hold a public workgroup on the guidelines for the Clean Cars 4 All (CC4A) program on January 20 from 2pm - 4pm. 
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CARB Off-Road Voucher Webinar
CARB will hold a workshop on the Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) on January 18 at 9am.
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NAFA 100 Best Fleets
Applications for the NAFA 100 Best Fleets are now open. The 100 Best Fleets program seeks to identify and award high-performing fleets, scored on 12 criteria: Accountability, Collaboration, Creativity, Celebration Evidence of a High Trust, Culture, Performance Recognition, Doing It Right the First Time, Quick Efficient Turnaround Competitive Pricing, Staff Development, Resources Stewardship.
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Clean Energy Fuels CNG Truck Availability
Clean Energy Fuels has 50 slots for mid-2022 delivery on either Class 7 CNG F650 Box Trucks or Class 8 CNG 536. For more information, contact John Marlow.
Contact Here
Matheson Lowers Emissions with RNG
Matheson Truck Fleet Companies, based in Sacramento, has maintained a very high level of freight and postal freight transportation service at very low emission levels and net-negative GHG levels using Renewable Natural Gas.
Read More Here
Ford #2 in EV Sales
Ford was the second highest EV selling brand in 2021. Tesla was #1. Ford’s iconic F150 [conventional fuel] pickup truck was the best selling pickup truck for the 45th year in a row.
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Toyota Solid State Batteries
Toyota has announced plans to use solid state batteries in plug-in hybrid cars beginning in 2025. They are starting with hybrids because smaller battery packs have a smaller impact on vehicle cost, and because hybrids have tougher duty cycles with more charge/discharge cycles.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
Chevy EV Silverado Revealed
Chevy revealed their EV Silverado at CES in Las Vegas, indicating the first models will be higher-end trucks with 400 miles of range, and base models coming later with 200 miles of range and starting at $39,900. The truck is expected to be able to charge at up to 350kW on an 800 volt internal power system. 
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GM Accepts California Emissions
GM has agreed to accept the emission standards established by California, making their vehicles eligible to be purchased by state agencies and making it possible for other government agencies that use the “State Bid” to purchase GM vehicles.
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Electric Truck Bootcamp
Electric Truck Bootcamp: The North American Council on Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has created a 10 session information “Bootcamp” on BEV Trucks. The sessions cover:
  1. What’s Driving Electric Trucks
  2. Charging 101 - Planning & Buildout
  3. Charging 201 - Power Management
  4. Working with Your Utility
  5. Incentives for Electrification
  6. Maintenance, Training & Safety
  7. Financing the Transition
  8. Sustainable Supply Chains 
  9. Global Perspectives
  10. Drivers and Electric Trucks
Read More Here
CSU Chico's Electric Street Sweeper
California State University, Chico, has put a Dulevo International D-Zero2 ZEV street sweeper into service keeping campus streets and walkways swept, free of leaves and debris. 
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EVSE Planning
Long-time Fleet Managers David Renschler (Fairfield) and Doug Bond (Alameda) spoke at “Fleet Forward” in November, and pointed out issues to be addressed including confirming vehicle/charger compatibility, dedicated or shared EVSE, fleet mix and power demands, current vehicle specs versus specs of available ZEVs, and many more items. 
Read More Here
2021 Sales by Manufacturer Compared to 2020 Sales
(From CarProUSA Here)
+ 9%
Alfa Romeo
NACFE Electric Truck Report
The North American Council on Freight Efficiency’s “Run on Less - Electric Truck Report” showed that for four market segments — vans and step vans, medium-duty box trucks, terminal tractors and heavy-duty regional haul tractors — are a viable option for BEVs.
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Goodyear's Enviro-Tire
Goodyear has announced a demonstration line of tires that are made with 70% renewable and recycled components including soybean oil, recycled plastic bottles, rice husks and carbon black produced from CO2.
Read More Here
LCFS Renewable Hydrogen Pathways
Linde-Praxair has filed for six renewable hydrogen LCFS pathways for both gaseous and liquid hydrogen derived from swine manure and waste water.
Read More Here
Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credit
Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credit
Conferences and Programs
NGVi Public Training Schedule
  • Vehicle Training Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training Feb 7 – Feb 8, 2022 Register
  • Diesel Aftertreatment Emission Systems Training Feb 9, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training Mar 7 – Mar 8, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Cummins INSITE and QSOL Software Training Mar 9, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training Apr 4- Apr 5, 2022 Register
  • Essentials of CNG Station Operation and Maintenance Apr 25 – Apr 26, 2022 Register
  • Vehicle Training Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training May 23 – May 24, 2022 Register
Green Truck Summit-Work Truck Show
North America’s largest work truck event, the Green Truck Summit, will be held again this year in Indianapolis March 8 - 11. Use promo code CALIFORNIA22 when registering, and you’ll receive access to the exhibit hall (open March 9–11), including Ride & Drive, and a complimentary concurrent education session. Registration package upgrades and add-ons are available (advance pricing discounts apply through Feb. 8).
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The EverythingEV USA Conference
The “EverythingEV USA” Conference will be held in Austin, Texas on March 23 and 24, and will feature the decarbonisation of road transport in the USA, the challenges to deploying EV charging infrastructure, helping businesses to electrify their fleets, and technologies to mitigate the energy demands on the grid.
Read More Here
FORTH's 2022 Roadmap Conference
FORTH’s 2022 “Roadmap Conference” will take place June 29-30, 2022 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Sacramento Clean Cities Stakeholder will receive a $50 discount when using Discount Code SACRAMENTOCC.
Register Here
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