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
SMUD New Program: Charging as a Service
SMUD is offering a new program, “Charging as a Service” (CaaS) that provides commercial electric vehicle advisory services, including technical evaluation and cost estimates, electrical engineering/design and construction services, as well as network and hardware options, full maintenance of charging systems, and financing options.
For more information contact jillian.rich@smud.org
PG&E Charger Rebates
PG&E is providing rebates up to $15.5K for dual-port Level 2 charging stations at schools and state parks. You may also be able to combine this with the 30% Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Equipment credit to save even more!
Read More 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
City of Fairfield Fleet Manager, David Renschler, To Present at NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo
David Renschler, Fleet Manager at the City of Fairfield and Chair of the MEMA Regulations Committee, has notified fleet managers about the latest developments with the Advanced Clean Fleet Rule (ACF) being developed by CARB. Mr. Renschler will deliver an update on this and other regulations affecting fleets at the NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo, October 6&7 in Sacramento.
Read More about the ACF Here
See the latest Academy Info Here
CARB Virtual Work Group
CARB will hold a virtual work group meeting on the 2021-22 Long-Term Heavy-Duty Investment Strategy on June 30 from 9am - 12noon.
Read More Here
CARB Webinar on Impact of Emissions From Automated Vehicles
CARB will host a webinar on research into the impact of emissions from automated vehicles. [This research may lead to additional mandates for zero-emission vehicles.] The webinar will be on June 29 from 10:30 - 12:30. 
Read More Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
OpenGrants Upgraded Grant Service Platform
OpenGrants has introduced an upgraded grant service platform that includes: 
  • Live chat;
  • Improved Dashboard;
  • Service Provider Onboarding;
  • Increased coverage of foundation grants and corporate giving.
Read More Here
NGVi Virtual Technician Training
NGVi’s live-virtual course on Cummins’ diesel and CNG INSITE & QSOL Software, both basic and advanced functions is scheduled for July 20, with early bird discounts available through June 10. 
Read More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
Lordstown Motors Endurance Pickup Troubles
Lordstown Motors, pursuant to Securities and Exchange Commission requirements, has filed an Amended Form 10-K/A stating, “The Company believes that our current level of cash and cash equivalents are not sufficient to fund commercial scale production and the launch of sale of such vehicles.” This may signal that they will not be able to produce the Endurance electric pickup truck
Read More Here
Tesla Model S Without a Steering Wheel
Tesla has begun delivering vehicles with steering “Yokes” instead of steering wheels. At least 25 of Tesla “Plaid” trim level Model S sedans have been delivered with steering yokes. The NHTS Administration was taken by surprise because they had previously released a statement saying that they, “..."cannot determine if the steering wheel meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard."  
Read More Here
Lordstown Motors' Top Executives Resign
Lordstown Motors’ top two executives have resigned following their recent filing with the SEC indicating that they may not have enough cash to produce any vehicles. Forbes has stated that the company’s survival is uncertain. 
Read More Here
Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $189.00. 
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 
Read More Here
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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