For those interested in switching their diesel truck fleets to CNG, SoCalGas is continuing its no-cost Natural Gas Vehicle Truck Loan Program. Through a short-term loan of up to 14-days, customers can test drive the vehicles while experiencing CNG fueling at no cost. SoCalGas hopes to show the similarity between diesel and natural gas vehicles[…]
Question of the Month: What is renewable natural gas (RNG) and can it be used to fuel vehicles? Answer: RNG is pipeline-quality natural gas made by collecting and purifying biogas, the methane produced from decomposing organic matter. Biogas can be collected from sources such as landfills, livestock operations, wastewater treatment plants, food manufacturing and wholesalers,[…]
The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District is now accepting applications for the Proposition 1B Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program (GMERP) through November 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM. GMERP will offer approximately $12 million in funding to owners of eligible heavy-duty diesel trucks and transportation refrigeration units (TRUs) who upgrade to cleaner technologies. Formed[…]
The California Energy Commission funded Natural Gas Vehicle Incentive Project (NGVIP) will begin accepting applications on Friday, August 7, 2015. NGVIP provides incentives to reduce the purchase price of new on-road natural gas vehicles in California. The program has a total of $10.2 million in funding, and incentives range from $1,000 to $25,000 depending on[…]
Free Webinar for California Fleet Operators Tuesday, June 23, 2015 10:00AM – 11:30AM (PDT) Presentation – 1 hour Q&A – 30 min. The Advanced Transportation Center of Southern California invites fleet and procurement staff to attend a free webinar on statewide clean vehicle incentives. At this webinar, speakers will share the latest information on alternative[…]
Fleet professionals can access free passes to the Clean Car Expo exhibit hall or upgrade to discounted full conference registration through January 31. Limited free booth spaces are still available for organizations interested in showing alternative fuel vehicles in the exhibition hall. For more information on Clean Car Expo vendors and speakers view the CCE-Exhibitor-Prospectus or contact info@EUEC.com.
The U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Program is hosting a natural gas vehicle webinar on December 15, 2015 at 10 a.m. Webinar Series on Natural Gas Vehicles: Role of Government – Policymaking and Strategy Process This webinar looks at the policy choices that have led to success (or lack thereof) of natural gas vehicle[…]
Attend the Upcoming Clean Cities Natural Gas Vehicle Webinar November 20, 2014 at 10: a.m. PST This Clean Cities program webinar elaborates first on successful past technology choices and then suggests future technological pathways that can be taken for the United States to expand its use of NGVs, focusing on lessons learned from experiences in[…]
The San Diego Clean Cities Coalition invites you as our VIP guest free admission to the Clean Car Expo!
Westport Innovations introduced a new enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas system. This new technology is reported to provide 10% improvements in power and torque over base diesel engines and reaches comparable fuel economy. Additionally, the ESI natural gas system provides up to 40% brake thermal efficiency compared to the 25-30% brake thermal efficiency of a[…]