Michigan to Montana I-94 Clean Fuel Corridor project launches website

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

Electric vehicle education effort launched in Alabama, Georgia & Tennessee

The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, Clean Cities Georgia and Tennessee Clean Fuels have joined forces and launched a three-month education and awareness campaign to promote modern electric vehicle (EV)...

Understanding the challenges facing General Motors electric vehicles

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Electric vehicles are being hailed as the future of transportation, but the switch from gas to electric might not be as smooth as it...

Enterprising Black women disrupt the electric vehicle industry

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Over the past decade, the electric vehicle ownership trends have remained relatively the same. In a study conducted by Fuels Institute in 2019, it was found...

OPINION: Transportation and its important role in climate disasters

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Approximately 24.6 million people live in transit deserts across 200 metro areas, and more than one million households live without a car in rural...

Argonne National Laboratory tool estimates EV charging station construction employment impacts

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Argonne National Laboratory has launched JOBS EVSE, a tool designed to allow users to quickly estimate the economic impacts associated with the development, construction and operation...

ThompsonGas to receive nearly half a million dollars in alternative fuels funding

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Frederick, MD. – February 1, 2022 --ThompsonGas, LLC headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, announced it has been awarded $439,125 in funding for an alternative fuel...

Sponsored: Making her Mark on Moline

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Thanks to Ron Kotrba and Biobased Diesel Daily for writing this article. As fleet and facilities manager for the northwest Illinois city of Moline, part...

Illinois EV sales growing at rapid clip

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Sales of plug-in electric passenger vehicles have grown exponentially in Illinois over the past few years. The chart, "EVs in the State of Illinois,"...

Farming operations turning waste into renewable natural gas

Cows are known for a lot of things, but their gas may have the most infamous reputation. Cows are responsible for about 40% of...

Can methanol work as an efficient fuel in the shipping industry?

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Growing awareness of the impact of shipping on the environment has businesses looking for more efficient and sustainable fuels. Methanol produced from natural gas has...

Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office adds all-electric car to fleet

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PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office unveiled the newest addition to its fleet, an all-electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. The vehicle, which is detailed...

Sponsored: Thompson AutoGas – New Year, New Fuel!

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Every new year is accompanied by new goals, and businesses that announce annual sustainability goals are becoming more commonplace. Companies across the nation are...

New electric vehicles launching at Work Truck Week 2022

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Jan. 18, 2022) — Electric trucks, chassis, bodies and related equipment are among the new products launching at Work Truck Week 2022, North...

What does it cost to charge an EV in Colorado?

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Electric vehicle (EV) owners have multiple options for charging their vehicles. From plugging your car in at home to using a direct current (DC)...

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport receives first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Upon receiving its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), in collaboration with Avfuel Corporation...

Propane school buses enjoy huge adoption increase in past five years

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Propane school buses have enjoyed tremendous national adoption in just the last five years alone, and that should only increase with the passage into...

Vice President Kamala Harris hears Clean Cities Director talk EV equity

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 16, 2021  -- On Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Brandywine, Maryland, Antoine M. Thompson, Executive Director of Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition...
Vintage electric vehicle the Defiant EV3 Roadster

Are vintage electric vehicles the next big thing in transportation?

Since the invention of the vehicle, the way people travel has drastically changed. From the two-horse open-top carriages of the past to the fantastical...

Drive Electric Virginia hosts inaugural forum

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Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) hosted the Inaugural Drive Electric Virginia Forum on Nov. 17 with a lineup of speakers covering a wide range of topics...

Drive Electric Colorado launches e-bike resource

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Drive Electric Colorado has launched their newest electric bike resource - a page dedicated to everything electric bikes. This resource provides comprehensive information about what...

EV group buy program re-launches in Northern Colorado

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Fort Collins, Colo. – The successful annual Electric Vehicle Group Buy program is back! From Nov. 1 through Nov. 30, or while supplies last,...

Sponsored: River Cruise Giants Make Big Waves, Smaller Impacts with Biodiesel

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In April 2019, the Hornblower Group announced the acquisition of Entertainment Cruises, uniting the best-known names in the river and harbor cruising industry in one company. Soon after,...

Thousands enjoy EV Ride & Drive at 2021 Denver Auto Show

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The Drive Electric Colorado team and volunteers worked together to provide the Xcel Energy Drive Electric Experience and Ride and Drive at the Denver...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities supports hydrogen tech with Toyota Mirai

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Did you know that Mirai means “future” in Japanese? Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) got a glimpse of the future on a tour and...

Electric terminal truck available for demonstration across the US

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In 2020, the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which houses the Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, announced the deployment of all-electric trucks under...

OPINION: Natural gas fueling Wisconsin fleets for cleaner tomorrows

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October’s falling temperatures and leaves bring with them not only the realization that harsh Wisconsin winters are on the way but also the flavor...

OPINION: Debunking EV myths key to widespread adoption

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With the rapid pace of information — and misinformation — sharing these days, perception often becomes reality. It’s a struggle we at South Shore Clean...
A woman in a white and navy striped dress and jean jacket stands in front of a Moline Public Works truck smiling.

Sponsored: Illinois City’s Success with Biodiesel Influences Neighboring Communities

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The City of Moline sits at the confluence of the Mississippi and Rock rivers in northwestern Illinois. Its geography makes the city a major transportation hub with river barge traffic, rail...
A green and white graphic with the text at the top, "Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive during Goshen First Fridays," National Drive Electric week logo with white text, "Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET, City Hall, 202 S. 5th St., Goshen, Indiana."

City of Goshen to host Electric Vehicle Expo

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GOSHEN, INDIANA – The City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience is teaming up with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) and South...
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EVs shine at Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference

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Clean Fuels Ohio organized an electric vehicle exhibition as part of this year’s Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference. Fifteen state legislators took...

South Shore Clean Cities, members awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen grants

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities and its members were awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants funds...

Golden Mines Rover: electric, autonomous shuttle

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The Mines Rover was unveiled on August 11, 2021, at the Colorado School of Mines. This exciting new mode of transport, based in Golden,...

Drive Electric Colorado works with EV educator Nigel Zeid

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Nigel Zeid, former EV Ambassador for Boulder Nissan, is starting a new chapter in his electric vehicle (EV) experience as an independent EV Educator....

Tampa Bay leads virtual tour, Clearwater Gas System CNG fueling station

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition (TBCCC) partnered with Clearwater Gas System and the City of Clearwater Solid Waste/Recycling Department to present a virtual tour...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities connects with new stakeholders, hosts Ride & Drives

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Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) is making connections with new stakeholders, including local utilities such Mountain Parks Electric, United Power, and Xcel Energy; the...

Technology helping develop second-generation biofuels

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Biofuel often doesn’t get as much publicity as other sustainable energy technologies. While experts predict bioenergy production will rise 25% over the next few...

OPINION: Wisconsin’s electric vehicle future is now

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What was your dream vehicle when you were growing up? The types of vehicles we desire when we’re young tend to be slick hot rods...

OPINION: Micromobility planning with transportation partners is key

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Have you spent time in a city with electric scooter or bicycle sharing programs or tried them out yourself? I remember first seeing docked bicycles...

Test drive new EVs at Greeley Farmers’ Market

Greeley, Colorado – Electric vehicle drivers, enthusiasts and intrigued local and regional residents are invited to attend the Greeley Farmers’ Market Electric Vehicle Ride...

Conservationist, photographer tests Jackson, Wyoming’s new EV experience

Famed wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen tested Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities’ new Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience, which offers members of Lower Valley Energy’s (LVE) Electrical Cooperative...

Drive Electric Colorado aims to increase electric vehicle adoption

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DENVER, CO – Drive Electric Colorado, along with its partners across the state, announces updated resources that provide individual consumers with information about electric vehicles in...

TVA to convert half its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030

Have you heard? TVA's locally produced, clean electricity will power TVA vehicles as their employees travel the service region. They are accelerating plans to...

Drive Electric Colorado joins the Global EV Alliance

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DENVER, CO – Drive Electric Colorado announced its official membership in the Global EV Alliance, the newly formed multinational, grassroots non-profit organization that collects best practices,...

OPINION: Propane fueling back to school season

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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...

Teacher, EV Club president rideshares in Tesla Model 3

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Rideshare driving is a popular side-hustle or full-time job. Driving an electric vehicle may be the best way to maximize your earnings as drivers...
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Aviation industry developing alternative fuel options

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The eco-conscious movement is influencing various industries. As more electric vehicles hit the roads and solar panels fuel residential energy uses, other sectors search...

New community chargers in Chicago urban residential neighborhoods

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EVmatch, the first electric vehicle (EV) charging platform for connecting EV drivers with nearby private chargers through a reservation-based system, has a new publicly-available...

Tennessee State Parks, Rivian partner on EV charging stations

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian...
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Drive Electric Colorado hosts educational session with Denver Lyft drivers

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In May, Drive Electric Colorado, a Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition program, partnered with Lyft to hold an educational session with Denver Lyft Flex Drive...
Six people stand in front of the entrance of Phil Long EV Outlet wearing masks. An electric vehicle is parked behind them with a blue balloon.

Denver Metro visits Colorado’s first used EV outlet

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The Denver Metro Clean Cities team recently visited the Phil Long EV Outlet, the first used car dealership of its kind in Denver and...
Two people stand taking a selfie in front of their blue Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle. The car is parked in front of three green and white tall DC Fast Charging units.

Mustang Mach-E Road Trip: Denver to Santa Fe

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Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition program Drive Electric Colorado recently featured travelers Patrick and Liv’s Mach-E EV road trip adventure. Here they discuss their...
Blue roadside signage with "Alternative Fuels Corridor" and two fueling images below of an electric vehicle charging unit and a propane autogas refueling station

FHWA extends alternative fuels corridors in South Carolina

On April 22, 2021, the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced Round 5 updates of the Alternative Fuels Corridors. In July 2016,...
A white and blue hydrogen powered car positioned for display in a parking lot with people in the background.

Colorado hydrogen fleet working group commences

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The Colorado Hydrogen Fleet Working Group met for the first time on May 26, 2021, to kick off the effort to engage Colorado businesses...

Columbus Yellow Cab deploys all-electric passenger van in Ohio

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Columbus Yellow Cab is excited to announce the arrival and deployment of its all-electric Class 4 transit passenger van for its central Ohio operations...
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey stands behind a brown podium with a microphone speaking. There is a white, "Alabama Graphite" poster board to her right.

Alabama governor plans for first US graphite processing plant

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on June 22 that Westwater Resources Inc. plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County,...
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How biofuels can recover from pandemic production decline

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The COVID-19 pandemic financially interfered with various industries. Local, family-owned restaurants closed, and millions of workers lost their jobs globally. One benefit of the...

DRIVE Electric USA partners show program progress

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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...

Apples to Apples: Comparing benefits of alt-fuels to conventional vehicles

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We are in the middle of a global shift towards the adoption of electric vehicles into the mainstream. Daily announcements from manufacturers, cities and...

In Pursuit of Savings: Indiana town shifting to EVs to save money

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In August 2019, the Bargersville Police Department introduced its first all-electric patrol vehicle, making it one of the first departments in the United States...

Groups investigate hydrogen’s sustainable fuel potential

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The concept of using hydrogen fuel to power transportation and general electricity applications has been around for decades, but is the United States finally...

Toyota to create hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles

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When most people talk about fuel cell-powered vehicles, they’re referring to cars and trucks. Japanese automaker Toyota has a broader vision, aiming to bring...

OPINION: 1,100-mile EV road trip a sign of the changing times

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Technology has changed the way we take road trips dramatically in recent years. We’ve gone from large roadmaps we could never quite get to fold...

OPINION: Reducing imported petroleum, crude oil critical for Midwest

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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...

Magic in a Tank: ODOT’s Journey to One of the World’s Lowest Carbon Fleets

The Oregon Department of Transportation uses a next-generation biofuel. It operates better than fossil diesel and costs almost the same. That saves ODOT and...
SMART Car in Parking Lot

Here comes the supply crunch: 2021 EV Market Trends

It’s a big year for the American electric vehicle industry and EV market. Electric vehicle (EV) sales had every reason to underperform in 2020....

Propane & Small Engines: What do they have in common?

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Both propane and small combustion engines were introduced into the U.S. market in the early 1900s. Walter Snelling is credited for introducing propane as...

Lightning eMotors, Denver Metro host EV Ride & Drive

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Lightning eMotors provides fleets with high-quality electric commercial vehicles, services and charging solutions. They add their electric drivetrain to popular vehicle chassis to provide...

OPINION: Wisconsin charging ahead with electric vehicles

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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...

First steps for fleets transitioning to electric vehicles

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There are many reasons why a business or government agency may be interested in adding EVs to their fleets, such as reaching sustainability goals,...

CALSTART, Denver Metro Clean Cities develop EV data collection project

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The market for electric vehicles (EVs) is expanding, and the medium- (MD) and heavy-duty (HD) vehicle sector is no exception. As a result of...

Denver Metro Clean Cities explains SPACs, EV market

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Denver Metro Clean Cities (DMCC) recently held a “What the SPAC?” webcast conversation aimed at explaining what Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are and...

Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. hosts open house

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. invited fleets to their future headquarters and vehicle development facility in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. About...

Land of Enchantment Clean Cities compares alt-fuel buses

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Between 2017 and 2019, the Land of Enchantment Clean Cities Coalition (LOECC) compared the fuel economy and cost-per-mile of four-identically sized and powered mid-sized transit...

Low-income communities see less EV adoption, fewer benefits

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In Ohio and across the country, higher income, predominantly white communities see EV adoption at disproportionately higher rates than their Black and low-income counterparts....

OPINION: A different perspective on regenerative braking

There has been some debate recently on various electric vehicle websites regarding the use of regenerative braking (a.k.a. regen) and one-pedal driving. Most of the...

Virtual Tour: City Hendersonville, Dominion Clean Vehicles

The Clean Vehicles Coalition is a Clean Cities program of the Land of Sky Regional Council in the Western North Carolina area. We were...

Virtual Tour: MB Haynes Corp. Clean Vehicles

The Clean Vehicles Coalition is a Clean Cities program of the Land of Sky Regional Council in the Western North Carolina area. We were...

How to sell EVs: Chicago EV group to educate dealers

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Nearly three quarters of auto dealers nationwide currently are not selling electric vehicles. They don’t even have one EV to sell. Forty percent of dealers...
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Understanding alternative fuel options in the shipping industry

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The shipping industry is a major industrial emitter of greenhouse gases — accounting for between 2 to 3% of all global emissions. Ships emit less...

Centralina uses EV charging to support local economic development

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The Town of Marshville, located in Union County, NC, is a small town with big plans for the future. Marshville has just under 3,000...
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Electric vehicle charging station funds available in Arkansas

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas—The Department of Energy and Environment, Division of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) Energy Office is proud to announce the start of a...

Tennessee announces EV fast-charging network partnership

On Feb. 3, 2021, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced an unprecedented partnership to develop...
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Greenhouse gas emissions are quickly destroying the climate. Are alternative fuels a viable solution?

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Climate change is happening; the earth is warming at unprecedented rates thanks to human consumption. This is not a novel discovery, but is it...

WEBINAR: AFDL Autogas Answers Webinar

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This webinar is part of the Alternative Fuels Demonstration Library with videos covering everything you would need to know about owning an Alt-Fuel vehicle....

WEBINAR: Electrifying Medium- & Heavy-Duty Trucks in New York

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Please find the session recordings below, and additional resources here: Panelist and Clean Cities Coalition contact information NYSERDA Truck Eligibility List for NYTVIP and NYC Clean Trucks Program Empire...

Georgia fleets acquire insights through EV WATTS program

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The era of big data is here, and Georgia fleets are looking to stay current through their electric vehicle (EV) telematics systems. For a...

WEBINAR: Medium- & Heavy-Duty Electric Operations

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Attendees heard about a variety of options available for their operations, upcoming funding opportunities and how Clean Cities coalitions can help them with the...

WEBINAR: Preparing Your Rural Hometown for EVs

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Rural towns and smaller municipalities have specific challenges when it comes to the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. From power delivery and lack...
Trilliem gas pump located on a Love's gas station lot with the sun shining brightly in the background.

Trillium: A Strong CNG Partner for Greater Indiana

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Alternative fuel grants and incentives are increasing demand for greener technology, which in turn, is driving corporate sustainability initiatives. One such corporation to introduce...

Blue Bird electric bus deployed by Indiana school district

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Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) has received a Blue Bird electric-powered school bus as part of a sustainability movement. This Indiana school district has...

Natural gas school buses offer district fuel savings and clean air

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Every day, Utah’s fleet of 2,987 school buses provide transportation to 195,000 children. Out of this amount, which includes 41 school districts and charter...

North Carolina medium and heavy-duty electrification

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Electrification of the transportation sector is one of the most significant levers available to dial back the production and emission of harmful climate-changing greenhouse...

All-electric terminal yard trucks make case for zero-emissions freight handling

Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which houses the Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, is excited to announce the deployment of all-electric zero-emission...

Diesel emission Successes, South Shore Clean Cities 2019

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In 2019, South Shore Clean Cities wrote a successful $1.1 million grant application that assisted our members & partners through the U.S. EPA's Diesel Emissions...
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Hit the road with Drive Electric Ohio, Sustainably

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Drive Electric Ohio has been working hard to create insightful and engaging ride and drive content, despite the roadblocks caused by COVID-19. Our team,...
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The City of Bloomington: A Sustainable Leader

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The transportation sector is among the top generators of greenhouse gas emissions in Indiana and a leading contributor to emissions nationwide. Many cities throughout...

E15 in Indiana thanks to South Shore Clean Cities collaboration

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Rensselaer, Indiana -- Jasper County, Indiana will soon have its first E15 fueling station thanks to efforts from two farmer-owned cooperatives, the U.S. Department...

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded $206,000 in Indiana Volkswagen grants

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities partners at two metropolitan planning organizations in Northern Indiana were awarded $206,000 in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental...