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Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Grants Accepting Applications
Upcoming Workshops
New Updates, Rules, and Regulations
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make the News
Alternative Fuel Insight
Conferences and Programs
Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Videos from Previous Sacramento Clean Cities Webinars
Presentation Slides and Recordings posted Here
Grants Accepting Applications
Clean Energy Fuels $50K/Truck Grants
  • Clean Energy Fuels provides grants up to $50K/truck
  • NG trucks - Clean, Quiet, Environmentally Friendly
  • Using Renewable NG can have NEGATIVE GHG emissions
CORE Off-Road Equipment Voucher Program
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
$335M For Battery Recycling
The DOE has issued an RFP to guide the implementation of $335M in the Infrastructure Bill for lithium-ion battery recycling programs. 
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 "Green Means Go" Due September 15, 2022
  • $3 million Early Activation Category
  •  Planning or infrastructure activities that accelerate infill residential development
  • Transportation projects are not eligible but electricity & broadband are eligible
Read more Here
SACOG Active Transportation Program Due September 29, 2022
  • $45.5M 
  • Biking & walking (can include eBike, potentially eTrike)
Read more Here
Upcoming Workshops
CARB Fiscal 2023-2024 Funding Workshop
September 14, Virtual
  • Research topics to fund
  • Review of previously submitted proposed topics
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
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
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
Nikola Fuel Cell Truck
Nikola fuel cell trucks have hauled two million pounds of freight in testing with Anheuser Busch.
Read more Here
Toyota Supplying Fuel Cells
Toyota is supplying fuel cells to BMW for production of their iX5 SUV, scheduled to begin production in Q4 this year.
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
Bosch Manufacturing Fuel Cells in the US
Bosch will build a major hydrogen fuel cell production facility in South Carolina. 
Read more Here
Comstock Lithium Recycling
Comstock Mining’s subsidiary Comstock LINICO has received a permit from the Nevada EPA to move forward with development of their battery lithium recycling facility near Reno. Comstock Mining has also developed cellulosic biomass technologies for renewable fuels production.
Read more Here
Chevron REG on Renewable and Biofuels
The president of Chevron REG, Kevin Lucke, identifies renewable and biofuels as the fastest and most economical way to reduce GHG in transportation. 
Read more Here
EPA Levies Millions in Fines For Emission Defeat Devices
The EPA has won major emission defeat device cases against VW and Stellantis, and is now going after smaller companies making aftermarket emission defeat devices. 
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
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
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