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Upcoming Grants
  • Community Reinvestment Act
  • Clean Energy Fuels $50K/Truck Grants
  • CORE Off-Road Equipment Voucher Program (CORE)
  • CARB’s Innovative Small E-Fleet (ISEF)
  • SMUD “Shine Awards” For Incorporated Nonprofit Organizations
  • PEV DAC Call For Projects
  • SACOG Active Transportation Program
Upcoming Workshops
  • September 19 - AB 2127 Assessment Workshop
  • September 22 - CARB’s Climate Action Team (CAT-PHWG)
  • September 22 - CALGreen EV Workshop
  • October 6 - CEC Clean Transportation Program’s Advisory Committee Workshop/Meeting
  • October 4,5,6 - Decarbonizing the Built Environment, PG&E
  • October 12 - CARB Emission Factor Model (EMFAC) Workshop, Virtual
  • September 29 - Getting to Know Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV), Webinar
New Updates, Regulations & Requirements
  • October 27, CARB Advanced Clean Fleet Rule (ACF) Adoption Hearing
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
  • Ford & Nissan Bi-Directional Charging
  • Upcoming SMUD-Sponsored Electric Vehicle Ride & Drives
Alt Fuels Insights
  • Phillips 66 Renewable Diesel Production & Distribution
  • CNG Fuel Savings
  • Landi Rezo Upfits 200 SoCalGas Trucks For RNG
  • Chevy Equinox EV in Q4 2023
  • Rolls-Royce Renewable Diesel Marine Engines
  • Honda EV Motorcycles - Solid State Batteries 
LCFS Renewable Fuel Pathways
  • California Grid CI
  • Sampling of Renewable Propane CI Pathways
  • Current LCFS Credit Price
Conferences, Programs
  • September 20-21, NAFA Fleet Legislative Summit - Washington, DC
  • September 23 - October 2, National Drive Electric Week (NDEW)
  • October 18, Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit - Pasadena
  • November 9 - 11, Fleet Forward Conference - Santa Clara
  • June 11 - 14, 2023 - EVS36 “Driving the Transition to E-Mobility”, Sacramento Convention Center - Call for Papers Open Now
Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recordings posted Here
Grants Accepting Applications
Community Reinvestment Act
  • Community-based nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply
  • Grants are targeted for communities disproportionately affected by past federal and state drug policies
  • Proposed projects may include: Job placement, Mental and Substance Abuse treatment, Assistance accessing Legal, Medial and Social Services
  • Grant Submittal Deadline is 9/15/22
Read more Here
Clean Energy Fuels $50K/Truck Grants
  • Clean Energy Fuels provides grants up to $50K/truck
  • NG trucks are Clean, Quiet, and Environmentally Friendly
  • Using Renewable NG can have NEGATIVE GHG emissions
CORE Off-Road Equipment Voucher Program (CORE)
CARB's CORE program currently has $23M available for: Large Forklifts. Airport Ground Support Equipment & Railcar Movers and Switch Locomotives. Categories that are oversubscribed include: Terminal Tractors, TRUs & Construction Equipment.
Read more Here
CARB's Innovative Small E-Fleet (ISEF)
  • $23.6M in vouchers for small fleets and owner-operators
  • Funding for battery-electric and fuel cell electric trucks
Read more Here
SMUD "Shine Awards" For Incorporated Nonprofit Organizations
  • Spark Level - up to $10K with 25% Match Required
  • Amplifier Level - $10K - $50K with 50% Match Required
  • Transformer level - $50K - $100K with 100% Match Required
  • Applications may be submitted up to August 12 at 5pm
  • Application workshops have been scheduled 
Read more Here
PEV DAC Call For Projects
The Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative’s Disadvantaged Communities Committee (PEV DAC) has published a grant application template and called for regional projects to be submitted. The template contains:
  • The 7 criteria that must be met, information about the applicant and project site
  • Additional information is also available to assist applicants:
Read more Here
SACOG Active Transportation Program
Due September 29
  • $45.5M 
  • Biking & walking (can include eBike, potentially eTrike)
Read more Here
Upcoming Workshops
AB 2127 Assessment Workshop
September 19
  • CEC biennial assessment of the California EV Infrastructure
  • Presentation of the EVI-Pro tool that estimates how much EV charging infrastructure is needed 
Read more Here
CARB's Climate Action Team (CAT-PHWG)
September 22, 1pm
  • Tribal health and well being
  • Increase tribal nations’ resilience
  • Overcome barriers and access resources
Read more Here
CALGreen EV Workshop
September 22
  • Building code mandates requiring EVSE for MD & HD EVs
  • See Draft Item 2a
Read more Here
Getting to Know Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV)
September 29 - Webinar
  • Understanding Zero-Emission Vehicles
  • Q&A Panel
  • Funding for ZEVs
  • A second ZEV webinar will be announced soon with more details on fleet needs, infrastructure and permitting
Read more Here
CEC Clean Transportation Program's Advisory Committee Workshop/Meeting
October 6, Read more Here
Decarbonizing the Built Environment, PG&E
October 4,5,6
  • Part 1 of 3 - October 4, 2022 (9am - 11:30am)
  • Part 2 of 3 - October 5, 2022 (9am - 11:30am)
  • Part 3 of 3 - October 6, 2022 (9am - 11:30am)
Read more Here
CARB Emission Factor Model (EMFAC) Workshop
October 12 - Virtual
  • Potential updates to methodologies and data sources 
  • Capacity of EMFAC e expanded in response to ZEV transition
  • The next version of the model will be EMFAC202Y
Read more Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
CARB Advanced Clean Fleet Rule (ACF) Adoption Hearing
October 27
  • All public agency fleets and all private fleets with 50+ vehicles or $50M in revenue
  • Applies to all vehicles 8,500+ lb GVWR
  • Mandates ZEV purchases 50% by 2024, 100% by 2027; or fleet percent ZEV on a schedule
Read more Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Ford & Nissan Bi-Directional Charging
Ford’s “Charge Station Pro” bi-directional charging system for the Lightning is now matched by Nissan’s approval of bi-directional charging with the Fermata Energy FE-15 charger, the first EVSE to comply with the UL 9741 standard. 
Read more Here
Upcoming SMUD-Sponsored Electric Vehicle Ride and Drives
  • October 9, Times TBA: Littleton Center in Galt
  • October 14/15/16, Times TBA: Cal Expo
  • Other events may be scheduled
For more information or to volunteer to assist contact Jenny Matchell
Alternative Fuel Insight
Phillips 66 Renewable Diesel Production & Distribution
Phillip 66’s Rodeo, California refinery processes used vegetable oil to produce 9,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel that they distribute in over 600 retail 76 stations in California. 
Read more Here
CNG Fuels Savings
CNG Fuel Savings: The City of Portage, Indiana, is saving $64/day in fuel costs between their newest diesel refuse trucks and their CNG trucks. Significant capital cost offsets are also available for CNG trucks.
Read more about Portage Savings Here
Read more about Capital Cost Offsets Here
Landi Rezo Upfits 200 SoCalGas Trucks For RNG
SoCalGas is installing Landi Renzo “Eco Ready” natural gas fuel systems on 200 F250 work trucks in their fleet. These will join 200 trucks already upfitted. The Eco Ready system is certified to ultra-low criteria emission levels and SoCalGas will fuel the trucks with Renewable Natural Gas, allowing carbon emissions to be NEGATIVE.
Read more Here
Chevy Equinox EV in Q4 2023
GM has confirmed that they intend to market the base model Chevy Equinox EV crossover for $30K. The first models to be produced will be much more expensive high-end models, but the base model is expected in mid-to-late 2024.
Read more Here
Rolls-Royce Renewable Diesel Marine Engines
Rolls-Royce has certified their 2000 and 4000 series marine engines to run on renewable diesel, with delivery to begin in 2023. [The 2000 series s available in 8, 10, 12, 16 or 18-cylinder configurations, and with power outputs ranging from 452 to 1,939 kW (606 - 2,598hp). The 4000 series is available with 8, 12, 16 or 20 cylinders, and with power outputs ranging from 720 to 4,300 kW (965 - 5,762hp.]
Read more Here
Honda EV Motorcycles
Honda has announced that they will introduce 10 EV motorcycles by 2025. They have also announced that their EV motorcycles will use solid state batteries and that battery swapping will be part of the EV motorcycle strategy. 
Read more Here
LCFS Renewable Fuel Pathways
California Average Grid Electricity Carbon Intensity: California average grid electricity used as a transportation fuel in California: 76.73gCO2e/MJ.
Read more Here
Low Carbon Fuel Credits-$81.00
Conferences and Programs
NAFA Fleet Legislative Summit
September 20-21
Washington, DC
  • Preventing Auto Recycling Thefts Legislation
  • EV Recharging Infrastructure
  • Congressional Staff Briefings on Fleet Issues 
Read more Here
National Drive Electric Week (NDEW)

September 23 - October 2
Register Here
Green California Schools and Community College Summit
October 18
  • Connecting environmental literacy and facility programs
  • Funding to meet water and EV Fleet requirements
Read more Here
Fleet Forward Conference
November 9 - 11
Santa Clara
  • Fleet solutions on electrification, Connected vehicles, Autonomous technology, Last-mile mobility, Shared mobility, Next-generation telematics
  • Expanded Ride and Drive
Read more Here
EVS36 "Driving the Transition to E-Mobility"
June 11 - 14, 2023 - Sacramento Convention Center
  • Annual international gathering of the world’s EV experts
  • Cutting-edge research 
  • Innovative technologies
  • EV Market developments
Read more about EVS36 Here
  • EVS36 Call for papers covering:
  • Research
  • Market and government programs
  • Activities across all fields related to hybrid, battery & fuel cell technologies
  • EV infrastructure and services.
Read more about submitting papers Here
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