Community-Scale Biofuels Grant

  The California Energy Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) has announced the availability of up to $37,096,215 million in grant funds for low carbon biofuel production projects at new and existing biofuel production facilities. Existing biofuel production facilities must expand or modify facilities to increase production capacity. Eligible biofuels include[…]

Driving Smarter: Fleet Telematics Solutions Event Summary

On July 14, the San Diego Regional Clean Cities Coalition hosted an event for local fleets to learn about telematics and the exciting opportunities emerging from advanced information technologies. The event began with a presentation from the Clean Cities Coalition to introduce the basics of telematics and how it can be used to improve fleet[…]

Carlsbad Makes the Switch to Renewable Diesel

As of July 6, 2016, the City of Carlsbad, Calif. is now fueling its Fire Department and Public Works heavy-duty vehicles with renewable diesel. Propel Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) is produced from 100% renewable feedstocks, such as vegetable oils, animal fats, and recycled oils. Fueling with renewable diesel allows the city to reduce its greenhouse[…]

Driving Smarter: Fleet Telematics Solutions

Driving Smarter: Fleet Telematics Solutions Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016 Time: 10:45 am — Registration; 11:00 am – 1:00 pm — Discussion & Networking Lunch Location: Center for Sustainable Energy – 9325 Sky Park Court, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123 Increasingly sophisticated information technologies such as telematics and advanced diagnostic tools are revolutionizing the fleet industry[…]

Clean Cities Question of the Month: What Tire Strategies are Available to Save Fuel?

Question of the Month: What vehicle tire strategies and technologies are available to save fuel? Answer: It’s easy to understand why tires are essential to a vehicle, but tires also play an important role in your vehicle’s fuel economy. Tires affect resistance on the road and, therefore, how hard the engine needs to work to[…]