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Wisconsin Clean Cities names Forward Fleet Award Recipients

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Clean Cities recently honored the top sustainable transportation leaders with the Forward Fleet Award in Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Clean Cities...

South Shore and Wisconsin Clean Cities hosts biobased oil webinar

South Shore Clean Cities and Wisconsin Clean Cities presented "Biobased Engine Oil & Fleet Product Options" as a part of their 2020 Webinar series....

Wisconsin Clean Cities’ The Electric Zone returned to Milwaukee Auto Show

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Clean Cities’ brought back The Electric Zone back to the Greater Milwaukee International Car and Truck Show, a display dedicated exclusively...
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Wisconsin Clean Cities 25th Annual Stakeholder Meeting & Awards

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin Clean Cities will present awards to clean transportation leaders from throughout the state while celebrating a quarter century of sustainable transportation...

Wisconsin Clean Cities announces creation of new EV Wisconsin Facebook portal

Last month, staff at Wisconsin Clean Cities unveiled a new project: the EV Wisconsin Facebook group that hopes to propel EV stories, events, and...

Wisconsin Clean Cities’ The Electric Room returning to Milwaukee Auto Show

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Clean Cities will again host The Electric Room at the Milwaukee Auto Show February 23 through March 3. The Milwaukee-based nonprofit...

Wisconsin Clean Cities lauds sustainable transportation leaders

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin’s top sustainable transportation leaders were honored Thursday at the Wisconsin Clean Cities 24th Annual Stakeholder Meeting, the nonprofit announced today. “I continue...

OPINION: Wisconsin charging ahead with electric vehicles

February was a big month for electric vehicles across the nation and in Wisconsin. Foxconn announced in late February its plans to assemble vehicles for...

OPINION: Wisconsin’s leadership role in sustainable transportation

When it comes to sustainable transportation in the U.S., many assume only the East and West coasts are embracing adoption. The reality is, Third Coast...

Michigan to Montana I-94 Clean Fuel Corridor project launches social media pages

Commercial fleet managers and passenger vehicle owners have a new tool to help them learn more about efforts to increase clean fuel and electric...

Wisconsin town debuts new public electric vehicle charging hub

HUDSON, WISCONSIN -- The Hampton Inn & Suites in Hudson, Wisconsin is now home to a new public electric vehicle charging hub, thanks in...

Clean Cities archive webinars, available to watch online

While social distancing measures along with other precautions are still in place due to COVID-19, those who would normally attend an alternative fuels convention...

Wisconsin dairy begins production of renewable natural gas

A Wisconsin dairy farm is now producing renewable natural gas with the help of two Wisconsin Clean Cities members. This spring, U.S. Gain and CMD...
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Clean transportation industry successes of 2019 announced

Significant achievements in the clean transportation industry for 2019 were announced at this year’s annual Energy Independence Summit in Washington DC. Included in these...
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Clean Cities Coalitions: EV charging for multi-unit dwellings

Although PEV adoption is accelerating nationwide, apartment and condominium residents face difficulties in access to plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging stations, a problem that...
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Clean cities 25th anniversary stakeholder testimonials

Clean Cities marks 25 years of progress building partnerships to advance affordable, domestic transportation fuels and technologies with testimonials from coalitions, stakeholders, and supporting...
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The Future of Transportation Day planned for Wisconsin state capitol

MADISON, WISCONSIN —Wisconsin Clean Cities and RENEW Wisconsin are partnering to co-host The Future of Transportation Day at the Wisconsin State Capitol September 25. The...
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Electric vehicle education event in La Crosse, Wisconsin

LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN –Slipstream, Wisconsin Clean Cities and Xcel Energy collaborated for an electric vehicle education session followed by an electric vehicle ride and...
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Wisconsin Propane Autogas Answers set for Pewaukee July 18

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — Wisconsin Clean Cities is partnering with the Wisconsin Propane Education & Research Council for a half-day workshop focused on the multiple...

South Shore Clean Cities celebrating 20th anniversary

CROWN POINT, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities (SSCC) is celebrating 20 years this month and its leaders are taking a look back on...

Twin Cities Auto Show features electric vehicle test drives

People attending the 2019 Twin Cities Auto Show will get a chance to test drive the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV or the 100-percent electric Nissan...
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OPINION: Demonstrate patriotism, support for alternative fuels

When I was growing up, patriotism was never more on display than around the Fourth of July. Nearly every house on the block raised the...
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OPINION: Summer heat, a reminder of need for fuel, energy conservation

Whether you look to Memorial Day, the summer solstice or the end of the school year as your official start of summer, the weather...

DRIVE Electric USA partners show program progress

The DRIVE Electric USA project is a multi-state initiative to develop a plan to create branded, electric vehicle focused programs for each individual state...

OPINION: Petroleum alternatives key for emergency response

Wisconsin residents know all too well you need to keep the snow brush in the trunk, even if you’re wearing shorts and flip flops. The...

OPINION: Reducing imported petroleum, crude oil critical for Midwest

One of the many positive aspects of working in the sustainable transportation sector is it truly offers something for everyone. Some individuals and fleets choose...

Sustainable Transportation Series presented by Transportation and Innovation Partners

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN -- Alliant Energy, the City of Madison, Madison Gas and Electric and Wisconsin Clean Cities are partnering to present the "Sustainable Transportation...

WEBINAR: Medium & Heavy Duty Electric Vehicles

This online event is the second installment in the Wisconsin Virtual Electric Vehicle Series presented in partnership with RENEW Wisconsin & Wisconsin Clean Cities....

WEBINAR: EV 101 & Testimonials

Hear from industry experts including Wisconsin Clean Cities Executive Director Lorrie Lisek and RENEW Wisconsin Program Manager Jane McCurry on the latest in EV...
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In praise of the women leading the charge for sustainability

A woman’s ability to multitask never ceases to amaze me. The women in my life, including my wife Lorrie, have a lot on their...
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Drive the latest vocational trucks at The Work Truck Show 2020

The Work Truck Show 2020 offers industry professionals the opportunity not just to see the latest trucks and equipment from more than 500 exhibiting companies,...
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Electric vehicle charging station grand opening set for July 24

NEENAH, WISCONSIN — Wisconsin Clean Cities is partnering with RENEW Wisconsin and Cool Choices for the July 24 grand opening of a new electric...

OPINION: SSCC 20th anniversary reflection and thanks

Each June as Father’s Day approaches, I think back on the lives of my two now-adult sons with joy and thankfulness at being able...

Innovation Expo 2019 set for Madison for Transportation

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Clean Cities is partnering with Alliant Energy and the City of Madison for a first-of-its-kind, one-day sustainable transportation conference and...

OPINION: Changing workplaces & commutes could be a breath of fresh air

Managing family and professional obligations is no easy task. For those managing companies while caring for spouses, children and/or aging parents, it can often be...

Tomah Ground Round Grill debuts EV charging hub

TOMAH, WISCONSIN — Ground Round Grill & Bar in Tomah, Wisconsin will unveil its new public electric vehicle charging hub during a celebration September...
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Time Transport recognized for sustainable transportation and efficiency efforts

Time Transport, Inc. was honored by Wisconsin Clean Cities (WCC) and MillerCoors for sustainable transportation efforts and delivery service efficiency in separate events last...

OPINION: Propane fueling back to school season

Back to school season has many parents and school transportation directors figuring out the particulars of school bus stop locations and bus schedules. It is...

Newport Biodiesel, Rhode Island fuel success

Newport Biodiesel has been producing biodiesel in Newport, Rhode Island since 2006. Evolving from a small start-up company to the second-largest biodiesel facility in...

Resiliency: Alt fuels prepare communities to deal with a crisis

Many Chicagoans may remember the air traffic control fire that grounded thousands of flights in late September 2014. What they may not remember is...

Federal Highway Administration announces round 4 alternative fuel corridor designations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced Round 4 (2019) corridor designations for the Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFC) Program. For Round...
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Republican Indiana mayor is redesigning his city to curb climate change

James Brainard, one of the longest-serving mayors in Indiana, is used to being one of the only Republicans in the room talking about climate...

Plan outlines road to decarbonize transportation in Mid-Continental U.S.

A coalition of stakeholders, led by the Great Plains Institute, has developed a first-of-its-kind road map to illustrate how electric vehicles (EVs) can decarbonize transportation...
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Research tool introduced to help car buyers compare EV & conventional vehicles

Consumers seeking information about plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles can check out a new-vehicle purchase guidance tool created by Argonne National Laboratory. The tool...