Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Sustainable Facilities Forum
May 25, Sacramento, CA Hyatt Regency 
Powering the ZEV Transition: What Fleet and Facility Managers Need to Know
  • Fleets are transitioning to electric over the next 10 years. 
  • Fleet managers need to be working on their transition plans, which include charging stations at their facilities and at sites that they visit
  • This session will start at the parking lot and work backward to help you plan and prepare for charging stations through intelligent design, building energy efficiency, and leveraging incentives and grants. 
Read more about the Sustainable Facilities Forum Here
Register for the Sustainable Facilities Forum Here
Coast-to-Coast EV
June 27, Coast-to-Coast EV - California Automobile Museum Sacramento 
  • 10a - 2p: “Lunch & Learn” - Ford 2022/23 BEV and HEV Fleet Programs
  • Presentations: Funding, Infrastructure, Transition Planning 
  • Displays: Lightning, eTransit, MachE, Explorer “Police Interceptor/Utility”
  • 2pm - 5pm: 
  • Ford EV Platform Technician Orientation Training (tentative)
  • 5pm - 7pm: 
  • Celebrate the Ford Electric MachE Arrival - 5,350 mile Transcontinental Trip!
  • Special Guest Speakers
  • Incentives, EV Updates, Sacramento’s EV Implementation & Innovation
  • Displays: ZEVs from Ford, Tesla, Chevy, VW, BMW, Hyundai
Registration Coming Soon
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recording posted Here
Grant Opportunities
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
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
CARB Draft ACF Regulation
CARB has posted their draft Advanced Clean Fleet Rule regulatory language. The regulation is divided into four sections:
  • High Priority and Federal Fleet
  • State and Local Government Fleets
  • Drayage Trucks
  • 100 Percent ZEV Sales
Read more Here
CEC & Caltrans Federal Infrastructure Funding Workshop
May 16, 3pm
  • California will receive $384M over five years for EV infrastructure  
  • The funding is from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
  • The CEC and Caltrans will host a joint workshop to discuss developing a funding plan
Register for the Workshop Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Geotab Data Used in NACFE Reports on Truck Electrification
The North American Council on Freight Efficiency has released two white papers on the electrification of heavy-duty trucks. “Charting the Course for Early Truck Electrification” has used Geotab telematics data to identify the applications most easily done with electric trucks. “The Use Case For Heavy-Duty Regional Haul Tractors” finds that 50% of regional truck operations could be done with electric trucks today.
Lightning eMotors Drivetrain in New Bluebird Bus
Bluebird has announced that they are using a Lightning eMotors EV platform for their new Class 5/6 bus. 
Read more Here
Nikola Class 8 BEV Commercial Production Has Begun
Nikola has begun commercial production of their Class 8 BEV truck tractor, the “TRE” at the Nikola factory located in Coolidge, Arizona following successful pilot deployments in the Ports of LA and Long Beach. Nikola will begin commercial production of the FCV “TRE” in 2023.  
Read more Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
Phillips 66 Refinery Permit Approved for Renewable Diesel
The Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo, California has received county approval to reconfigure their refinery to produce renewable diese and Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Fats, Oils & Grease (FOG). Production will ramp up from 50,000 barrels per day to 67,000 barrels per day. 
Read more Here
EVSE Vulnerable to Hackers
Cybersecurity experts have been warning that public, fleet and private home EVSE are potential targets for hacking attacks including ransomware and time-of-charge disruptions or shutdowns. Hacking attacks have already been reported in the UK.
Read more Here
Volvo EV Move
Volvo has announced that their entire model lineup will be EV, PHEV or HEV in 2023, and be 100% EV by 2030. 
Read more Here
Freightliner eCascadia Production Q4 2022
Freightliner’s Class 8 eCascadia BEV will begin production this year with battery packs available for 155 mile and 230 mile range. 
Read more Here
Volta "Truck as a Service" for the US
Volta’s BEV Class 7 Step Van, with unique street-level, cab-center driver seating, will be introduced in the US. Their “Truck as a Service” program will offer vehicle, charging, maintenance, insurance & driver training for one monthly fee.
Read more Here
EVs Without Brakes
Stellantis has developed a technology in their Formula E race cars that takes regenerative braking one step further, with regenerative braking slowing the vehicle and reverse power to completely stop the vehicle. This approach completely eliminates brake wear, but current vehicles are also equipped with conventional braking systems.
Read more Here
Goodyear's Progress Toward Petroleum-Free Products
After extensive testing, Goodyear has substituted soybean oil for petroleum oil in their  Metroliner G152 and G652 transit tires. Goodyear is working toward a petroleum-free product line by 2040.
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.
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Low Carbon Fuel Credits
Conferences and Programs
Renewable Natural Gas Conference Policy Forum and Networking Event
Renewable Natural Gas Conference Policy Forum & Networking Event - May 17 - 19, Le Méridien Hotel, Houston, Texas
  • RNG Policy Forums;
  • Live updates from RNG Coalition staff regarding State Policy advocacy and Public Education efforts;
  • Virtual updates from key Congressional Offices in the US House and Senate and the US EPA.
Read More Here
Government Fleet Expo (GFX)
May 23-25. Government Fleet Expo (GFX) - Detroit, MI
  • GFX is the Largest Expo of Public Agency Fleets
  • Vehicle Expos, Fleet Operation Solutions and Case Studies
  • Presentations “Electrifying Medium- & Heavy-Duty Fleet Vehicles: Real-World Insights” by two MEMA Fleet Managers, David Renschler (City of Fairfield) and David Worthington (Santa Clara County)
  • Use Promotion Code SPEAKER
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Sustainable Facilities Forum
May 25, Sustainable Facilities Forum, Sacramento Hyatt Regency 
  • California’s sustainability goals for building decarbonization & CALGreen Updates
  • Building & Fleet Electrification and Infrastructure 
  • Drought and Water Conservation
  • Funding Resources ∙ K12 Facility Case Studies ∙ Resiliency and more!
  • New innovations and technologies
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Hydrogen Conference
June 6 & 7, Hydrogen Conference
The California Hydrogen Leadership Summit will bring leaders in energy, transportation, academia and government to review the role hydrogen will play in implementing climate change, air quality, energy diversity and conservation policies. The Summit is co-sponsored by the Sac Metro Air District, and will be held on June 6 &7 at the Sheraton Hotel in Sacramento.
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FORTH's 2022 Roadmap Conference
June 29 & 30, FORTH’s 2022 “Roadmap Conference” 
  • Held this year at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Agenda and Registration information coming soon. 
  • Sacramento Clean Cities Stakeholder will receive a $50 discount when using Discount Code SACRAMENTOCC.
Read More Here
Mobilize California Summit
July 21 - 23, Mobilize California Summit
  • Fleet modernization
  • Alternative fuels
  • Workforce training
  • South Coast Winery Resort & Spa in Temecula
Read More Here
Green Transportation Summit & Expo 2022
August 16 - 18, Green Transportation Summit & Expo 2022: 
The 2022 Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) will offer attendees an inside look at the latest in fleet technologies and innovation and provide informative sessions featuring a who’s who of national and regional transportation leaders.
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Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference and Expo
August 30 - September 1, Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo in Durham, NC
  • Produced by the 100 Best Fleets and NAFA Fleet Management Association;
  • Case studies from the best fleets, vendors, & partners;
  • Presentations on the most up to date sustainable fleet technology, operations, and implementation strategies.
Read More Here
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