Funding Available for Diesel Retrofits and Replacements

Approximately $350,000 in Voucher Incentive Program (VIP) funding is currently available in San Diego County. VIP provides funding opportunities for small fleets (10 or fewer vehicles) to quickly replace or retrofit their older on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles. Truck replacement grants range from $10,000 to $45,000 Exhaust retrofit grants range from $5,000 to $10,000 ACT NOW!!![…]

White House Council on Environmental Quality hosts clean vehicles Today

The Transportation Energy Partners (TEP) is participating this afternoon in a forum hosted by the White House Council on Environmental Quality, titled “Advanced Vehicles, Driving Growth.” The forum will feature administration officials as well as private sector leaders talking about success stories on innovation and job creation in the advanced vehicles sector. You can can[…]

Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum in San Diego, Oct 16-17

Mark your Calendars!. The U.S. Department of Energy just announced 2012 Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum will be held on the campus of UC San Diego, October 16-17. The event co-hosted by  U.S. DOE and California Energy Commission brings together stakeholders to support the development and deployment of commercially competitive natural gas engines, vehicles, and[…]

San Diego Plays Host to Algal Biofuels Conference

The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts will take place in San Diego June 10-13. The conference features some of the top researchers in the field, including many affiliated with the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology at UCSD. Algae-based biofuels show considerable promise as a future transportation fuel and are already[…]

San Diego firm testing high performance spark-plugs for natural gas engines

San Diego-based MultiSpark Inc is studying a novel spark plug designed in natural gas engines, according to a recently released research brief. The multipoint spark plug should lead to improved ignition and a more complete fuel burn, increasing performance and lower emissions. The research is support by an transportation energy innovations small grant

Environment Meets Efficiency – How You Can Save Money by Going Geen

     Environment Meets Efficiency   Thursday, May 24, 2012     8:00am – 10:00am Last chance to register to hear how:   Hewlett Packard  San Diego County Regional Airport Authority SDG&E  Stone Brewing  & Buster Biofuels    use clean technologies to add to their bottom line, reduce emissions, and be more efficient.   ____________________________________________ $15 for[…]

Free Trainings at ACT Expo

FREE FIRST RESPONDER SAFETY TRAINING ON ALT FUEL VEHICLES AT ACT EXPO Properly educating first responders on the differences of alternative fuel vehicles is critical to their success. Learn about important safety aspects dealt with by first responders. All audiences encouraged to attend free workshops Tuesday, May 15 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Courses[…]

SDG&E to Showcase Latest in Clean Transportation & Other Technology

This year’s SDG&E 7th Annual Energy Showcase, on Friday, May 11, 2012, features an expanded Clean Transportation display and seminar with plug-in electric and natural gas commercial vehicles such as trucks, vans and waste hauling vehicles. Alternative Fuel Transportation Solutions Seminar Speakers 8:30a.m.- 10a.m. Randy Walsh, Senior Real Estate Manager; Meissner Jacquet: Considerations on hosting[…]