Special Announcement
NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo
SAVE THE DATE for the NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo October 6 & 7, 2021. 
Professional Training for: Fleet Managers, Technicians, Spec Writers & Grant Writers. 
Displays of the latest in vehicles, equipment and fleet technologies.
Check the Scheduled Training Here
Sac Metro Air District Accepting Applications for Supplemental Environmental Impact Program
The Sac Metro Air District is now accepting applications for their Supplemental Environmental Impact Program. Up to $140,000 will be available in this round of funding, which closes on July 30. Eligible Projects must be in a District Priority Community. Eligible projects include:
  • Air Pollution Prevention or Reduction: 
  • Air Quality Related Education or Compliance Training: 
  • Community Air Monitoring:
  • Environmental Restoration and Protection: 
  • Projects considered on a case-by-case basis if there is a demonstrated substantial health or environmental benefit and are consistent with the District SEP Policy. 
Check the Grant Details Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
VW Mitigation Trust Second Round Solicitation is Now Open
The VW Environmental Mitigation Trust’s second round solicitation for $26M is now open on a first-come, first-served basis. Eligible projects include Class 7 & 8 Freight, Drayage, Dump, Waste Hauler and Concrete Mixer trucks as well as Freight Switcher Locomotives.
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
DANNAR Mobile Power Station
The DANNAR MPS is fully configurable by fleet managers within their own shops, and can be changed for daily maintenance, seasonal needs, and/or emergency response. The Air Force is evaluating the MPS for military purposes as well.
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Frontier Energy's Fleet Assistance in Planning the Transition to EVs
Frontier Energy’s Chris White & David Park have developed a set of spreadsheets to assist fleets in planning the transition to EVs and renewable fuels. Chris White will be providing fleet manager training on planning the EV transition at the NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo on October 6 &7 in Sacramento. 
Read more about the EV Transition Spreadsheets Here
Read more about the NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo Here
Nikola Announces Project to Produce Renewable Hydrogen
Nikola has announced a project using solid waste byproducts and biomass to produce renewable hydrogen for transportation fuel and base-load electricity generation. The project will use underground sequestration for CO2 generated during hydrogen production.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
The Problem with Cobalt
Cobalt, an essential mineral needed for the push to electrify transportation and renewable electricity production, is produced using forced, brutal child labor, according to a lawsuit filed by mothers and children in the Congo against five major technology companies including Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft and Tesla.
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Heat Wave and EV Charging
EVs versus ACs! Summer heat combined with electricity shortages have led to the ISO to call for curtailing EV charging, with some EV owners complying and others being forced to ignore the power conservation requests.
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USPS Using Ford Gas and Electric Trucks
Ford will supply ICE and EV powertrains, as well as suspensions and interiors for the Oshkosh Defense “Next-Generation” vehicles ordered by the US Postal Service. The order will involve between 50,000 and 165,000 vehicles over ten years.
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EV Batteries in the US
EV Batteries in the US: Over the last three years, most of the battery cells and packs used in new U.S. light-duty plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were produced in the United States. Since 2018, 70% of battery cell capacity and 87% of battery pack capacity produced for U.S. PEVs came from the United States
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Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $188.00. 
Read More Here
Conferences and Programs
Green Transportation Summit and Expo
The Green Transportation Summit and Expo is in-person and virtual this summer August 16-18 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. featuring:
  • 20+ Virtual TechTalks
  • 2350+ Events attendance
  • 40+ Vehicles
  • 70+ Industry booths 
  • 135+ Industry speakers
Sacramento Clean Cities stakeholders use discount code: SACCC30 
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Advanced Clean Transportation Expo
Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, 8/30 - 9/2 at the Long Beach Convention Center
  • 250+ Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • All Alternative Fuels & Efficiency Technologies
  • 75+ Advanced Clean Vehicles Displayed
  • Ride & Drive Event
Read More Here
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.
Read More Here
CARB Accepting Haagen-Smit Clean Air Nominations
CARB is now accepting nominations for the 2020-2021 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards. Nominations are due by August 10, 2021. Nominations are being accepted in each of the following seven categories
  • Climate Change
  • Community Service / Environmental Justice
  • Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • International Leadership
  • Research
  • Science / Technology
Read More Here
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