Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Battery-Electric Ambulances
March 15, 12 noon
  • National Ambulance Body Company Demers
  • National Electric Truck Manufacturer Lion Electric Motors
Registration NOT required - Join 3/15/22 at Noon at this LINK
Zero-Emission Commercial Lawn Maintenance
April 19, 12 noon
  • Mean Green Presents Battery-electric Riding and Walk-behind
  • Commercial Mowing Equipment
Registration NOT required - Join 3/15/22 at Noon at this LINK
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recording posted Here
Grant Opportunities
HVIP Reopens
The HVIP Program will re-open at 10 a.m, March 30, 2022. Additionally, the following set-aside funds will also become available at the same time.
  • $65.5 million for public transit buses
  • $46 million for Class 8 tractors performing drayage operations
  • $122 million for the Public School Bus Set-Aside for Small and Medium Air Districts
  • School bus requests ineligible for the set-aside will be funded out of standard HVIP
Read More Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
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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Job Opening: Executive Director for the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation
The US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has listed the position of Executive Director for the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation that will oversee the deployment of $7.5 billion to build out a national electric vehicle (EV) charging network. The listing is open until 3/21/22 and has a salary range of $178K - $204K. 
Chevron's Renewable Fuel Investments
Chevron has purchased REG, the largest producer of renewable fuels, including renewable diesel, in the US. Chevron’s goal is to increase production capacity to 100,000 barrels per day by 2030. Chevron has also invested in Raven SR, a company with a non-combustion waste-to-hydrogen production technology. Raven currently has two facilities under construction in Northern California.
Read more about Chevron’s Purchase of REG Here
Read more about Chevron’s Investment in Raven SR Here
CARB MD/HD Costs and Funding Workgroup
CARB will be holding two workgroup meetings on 2/22/22 and 3/10/22 from 8:30 - 2:00 to review costs and funding for MD/HD electric vehicles relative to electricity and the grid. Individuals interested in participating in the workgroup meetings need to complete an application form. 
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CARB Small e-Fleet Work Group
CARB will hold a work group meeting on March 3 from 9am - 11am to define new mechanisms and criteria for the $25M Innovative Small e-Fleets set-aside. 
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CARB Clean Transportation Access Research Report
CARB will host a workshop on their research into Clean Transportation Access Disparities in California on March 10 at 10am. 
Register Here
CARB Carbon Neutral Scoping Plan
CARB will hold a Scoping Plan meeting on March 15 at 8:30 to assess progress towards achieving carbon neutrality by 2045.
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CARB Workshop on 2022-23 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives
CARB will hold a public workshop on March 15 from 9am - 2pm on the 2022-23 Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) fund and Low Carbon Transportation Investments.
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CARB Manufacturers Workshops
CARB will hold the following workshops on how CARB will invoice Mobile Source vendors and how vendors can pay CARB: 
  • March 8, 9am - Overview on Invoicing and Payment
  • March 21, 1pm - Emission Control Strategies, Locomotive, Marine
  • March 22, 9am - Aftermarket Parts, Experimental Permits, Retrofits
  • March 24, 9am - On-road Engines, Motorcycles, Aerodynamic Components
  • March 24, 1pm - Off-road Engines, Evap Components
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EPA Science Advisory Board Process
The US EPA has announced a new process that will strengthen the peer review process for informing regulation development. 
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Advanced Clean Cars II Rule-Making
CARB has published the proposed schedule for completing and adopting a more stringent set of emission standards that will accelerate ZEV and PHEV implementation.
  • April 15, 2022: Proposed Regulation Order Posted for Public Comment
  • May 31, 2022: Public Comment Period Closes 
  • June 9, 2022: First of Two Public Hearings by CARB Board 
  • August 2022: Second Public Hearings and proposed adoption by CARB Board
Read More Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
CNG Fueling Station Codes and Regulation Training
NGVI is offering a virtual training program on CNG fueling station codes, regulations and standards that will include: 
  • Identify regulations that apply to station size, design, permitting, construction
  • Compression temperature compensation 
  • When to apply NFPA 30A to a CNG fueling station design
Read More Here
Motiv Meetings at Work Truck Week
Motiv will be featured at Work Truck Week happening March 8 - 11 at the Indiana Convention Center where you cn schedule a meeting with Motiv.
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Cummins Hydrogen IC Engines
Werner Logistics will be running Cummins 15L Hydrogen IC engines beginning Q3 of 2022 as part of a validation testing process. 
Read More Here
Wireless Charging in Ford Mach-E, Tesla Model 3
WiTricity has announced successful beta tests of 11kW wireless charging systems (floor pad, vehicle received, wall unit) in the Ford Mach-E and the Tesla Model 3, with commercial sales beginning Q3 or Q4 of 2022. 
Read More Here
Chevron Expanding Hydrogen Stations
Chevron has announced that they will build 30 hydrogen fueling sites at existing Chevron stations in California. They will partner with Iwatani to maintain and operate the stations and supply the most of the hydrogen. Chevron will supply some hydrogen from their Richmone refinery and from other planned production sites in Northern California. 
Read More Here
Toyota Free Charging
Toyota has announced that they will include one-year of free charging at EVgo chargers with the purchase of their bZ4X EVs. EVgo has a network of over 800 chargers using 100% renewable electricity.
Read More About the bZ4X Here
Find an EVgo Charger Here
DANNAR MPS for Construction, Agriculture, and Resilience
The DANNAR Electric Mobile Power System (MPS) is an off-road multi-purpose machine with multiple applications for zero-emission and fully-autonomous operations including: 
  • Electric power for irrigation pumps, emergency management
  • Push or Pull any construction or agricultural unit with different types of hitches
  • Autonomously deliver seed before workers arrive, autonomously spray crops,
  • Attach any auxiliary construction tool including backhoes, scissor lifts, etc. and operate manually, remotely or autonomously.
Ag Use Video Here
Clipper Creek EVSE Tester
Clipper Creek, a division of Enphase Energy, has an EVSE tester that allows a technician to test the full functionality of an EVSE installation using their CP-50 tester.
Watch Video Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
Biofuels Reduce Carbon and Create Jobs
The United States is the largest producer of biofuels in the world and the biofuels industry will create tens of thousands of new jobs in feedstock production from crops and biomass and in operating cutting-edge biorefineries. 
Read More About Biofuels in Aviation Here
Read More About the Biofuels Opportunities Here
Volvo BEV Construction Equipment
Volvo has conducted a successful one-year, real-world demonstration program of their zero-emission, battery-electric ECR25 Compact Excavator and their battery-electric L25 Compact Wheel Loader, with performance matching their diesel counterparts.
Read More Here
EV Interest Spikes After Superbowl
85% of the auto ads during the Superbowl were for EVs, and interest in EVs spiked following the big game. The biggest spike in EV website traffic was generated by the Polestar “No Compromises” ad. 
Read More Here
EV Sales Double
Sales of new light-duty plug-in electric vehicles, including all-electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), nearly doubled from 308,000 in 2020 to 608,000 in 2021. 
Read More Here
Propane Jobs
Mike Rowe, host of the popular series, “Dirty Jobs” will have segments on careers in the propane industry during his podcasts of “The Way I Heard It” on March 3, 10, 17 and 24.  
Read More Here
Li-Bridge Alliance Advancing US Battery Manufacturing
The Li-Bridge public-private organization committed to accelerating the development of a domestic battery supply chain will host two days of informational sessions.
  • March 16 (12:30-6 pm est): Battery Material Processing
  • March 17 (12:30-6 pm est): Battery Component Manufacturing and Recycling
Read More Here
Future Stationary Energy Storage
Hydrogen, batteries, gravity, Gas, ammonia, compressed gas, liquified gas, thermal storage, gravitational lifting weights, advanced pumped hydro, redox-flow batteries, sodium-ion batteries, other new batteries, Li-ion capacitors, etc. 
Read More Here
Tesla's Credit Market Opportunities
Tesla has had a strong revenue stream selling carbon credits to other automakers, and with stricter emission standards being proposed, this may represent an even larger market in the future.
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. Compare this to compressed hydrogen produced from dairy manure digester gas at minus 293.72gCO2e/MJ.
Read More Here

Tier 2 pathway for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) from Dairy Manure; Fuel Producer: DTE ENERGY TRADING, INC (Nine CNG applications from DTE Energy)
Read More Here
Low Carbon Fuel Credits
Conferences and Programs
CARB Off-Road Strategies Board Date Timeline
CARB Off-Road Strategies Board Date Timeline
  • 2021: Small Off-Road Engines ZE Regulation 
  • 2022: Amendments to Off-Road Diesel Regulation & ZE Forklift Regulation
  • 2024: Clean Off-Road Fleet Recognition Program
  • 2024/5: Tier 5 Off-Road Diesel New Engine Regulation
  • 2025: Targeted Manufacturer Rule
Read More Here
NGVi Public Training Schedule
March 7 through May 24, NGVi Public Training Schedule
  • 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
March 8 through 11, 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).
Read More Here
The EverythingEV USA Conference
March 23 & 24, The “EverythingEV USA” Conference 
The conference 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.
Sacramento Clean Cities Stakeholders are eligible for a 20% ticket discount using code: SACRAMENTO20
Read More Here
Hydrogen Village and Capitol Day
April 6, Hydrogen Village and Capitol Day, 9am - 4pm, State Capital
A showcase of the value and performance of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and how they will help California achieve its climate, equity and economic goals.
To learn more and participate, please contact jcontreras@cafcp.org, (916) 371-2792 
NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo
April 11 - 13, NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo
Registration is now open for the NAFA 2022 Institute & Expo April 11-13 in Columbus, OH. The programs will cover fleet issues in corporate, government, public safety, utility, education and more.
Read More Here
Electrifying Long Haul Trucking
April 12, AM, Electrifying Long Haul Trucking
  • Increasing Battery Range
  • Siting Charging Stations
  • EV Truck Availability
Read More Here
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.
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.
Read More Here
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