Alternative Fuel Vehicles to San Diego April 28th and 29th, 2011

SDG&E’s 6th Annual Energy Showcase. During this yearly event, SDG&E invites local businesses to learn more about how to save energy and money through our programs and services, as well as new technologies.

San Diego Gets EV-Ready With New ‘Smart City’ Collaboration

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders Monday rolled out Smart City San Diego, a broad public-private collaboration that aims to improve the region’s energy independence, empower consumers to adopt electric vehicles, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and drive economic growth.

Federal Energy Management Program: First Thursday Seminars

Federal Fleet Management 101 helps Federal agencies meet Executive Order (E.O.) 13514 and other Federal fleet requirements through best practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum consumption while increasing alternative fuel use and fleet fuel efficiency.

Biodiesel Blend in US Diesel Supplies, Gasoline Demand Drop, and Powering Truck Fleets with Fried Chicken

Below are some alternative fuel related articles found this week. Tax Credit, Court Ruling Put Biodiesel Industry on Solid Ground for 2011 On Tuesday, a federal appeals court unanimously rejected an attempt by the oil refining industry to block the EPA’s renewable fuel standard (RFS2), which mandates blending of biodiesel into US diesel supplies. On[…]

Propane Fueling Infrastructure Underway in San Diego

On November 30, 2010, the San Diego Regional Clean Fuels Coalition hosted a Clean Start event at the CCSE. Over 35 fleet managers and alternative fuel enthusiasts attended the workshop to learn about propane fueling options, fleet conversions and the fueling infrastructure currently being developed in the region. Here are some highlights from the speaker, Jon Van Bogart, from CleanFuelUSA.

Clean Start Program

You’re invited to come and learn about the new propane fueling facilities and infrastructure under development in the San Diego region. The Clean Start Program in partnership with Texas State Technical College and the San Diego Regional Clean Fuels Coalition is hosting a free propane fueling education and training session on Nov 30th from 10am-1pm at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE).  Lunch will[…]

Clean Cities’ Guide to Alternative Fuel and Advanced Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

The Clean Cities’ Guide to Alternative Fuel and Advanced Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles is now available from the Department of Energy. It is a 40-page, color document that describes vehicle technologies and truck construction for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and includes 14 pages of alternative fuel and advanced technology trucks.

Welcome New Board Members

Jennifer Case, CEO of New Leaf Biofuels, and Paul Manasjan, Director of Environmental Affairs San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, have accepted the invitation to join our Board of Directors.  Also a delayed welcome to Heather Shepard, Partner in Wiser Ventures, a recent addition to the board who has already started contributing to the Coalition[…]

West Coast Corridor Coalition Conference

The West Coast Corridor Coalition proudly presents this timely conference on climate policy and west coast transportation and invites your active participation. We have assembled an impressive roster of speakers and panel participants to address today’s hottest topics, and packed an incredible amount of information into a condensed two-day program.

EarthDay Clean Fuel Vehicle Showcases

San Diego EarthWorks will be presenting their annual Earth Fair on Sunday April 18th at Balboa Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Clean Fuel Coalition and San Diego Regional Sustainability Partnership will be in attendance on the west side of the Cleaner Car Concourse. There will be information on various clean fuel organizations[…]