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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...

Denver Metro Clean Cities changes name to Drive Clean Colorado

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Effective July 20, 2021, Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, the nonprofit that supports fleets and communities in the transition to cleaner transportation,...

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...

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...

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...

OPINION: Demonstrate patriotism, support for alternative fuels

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When I was growing up, patriotism was never more on display than around the Fourth of July. Nearly every...

Clean Fuels Ohio launches Transportation Solutions Showcase

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Clean Fuels Ohio, a Central Ohio-based non-profit and clean transportation advocate, launches its Transportation Solutions Showcase in July 2021.

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...

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,...

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

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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...

OPINION: Petroleum alternatives key for emergency response

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

Denver Metro interviews Redmark, advanced fuels future plans

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Kris Kielty founded Redmark in 2016 to be the leading service company in the advanced fuels industry. He...

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)...

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,...

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...

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.

OPINION: Diversify options for a future-proof sustainable transportation network

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Something we all need, perhaps now more than ever after the challenges of 2020, is a future we can look forward to.

OPINION: Wisconsin’s leadership role in sustainable transportation

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

Greenhouse gas emissions are quickly destroying the climate. Are alternative fuels...

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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...

Federal Highway Administration proposes sign regulation changes, raises concern

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In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed changes to regulations states must follow when installing signs informing drivers which services—including...

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...

AFLEET Tool Walkthrough

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The Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) tool developed by Argonne National Lab is invaluable for determining the price differences of a conventional gasoline vehicle...

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...

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...

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...

OPINION: Sustainable transportation transcends partisan politics

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Take a moment to think about your favorite childhood memory and the sights and smells, the people who are with you and...

CNG bus success showcased by Utah Transit, plans to expand

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides CNG buses in public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, including neighboring communities of Ogden,...

Drive Electric Colorado launches EV scavenger hunt

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Drive Electric Colorado is the newest initiative aimed at educating individual consumers about electric vehicles, presenting information about charging and providing details...

Newport Biodiesel, Rhode Island fuel success

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

Webinar Wednesday with Louisiana Clean Fuels

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The webinar above is titled "Preparing Utilities for EVs." This is a part of Louisiana Clean Fuels' Webinar Wednesday series that is...

Resiliency: Alt fuels prepare communities to deal with a crisis

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

Opinion: Non-road emissions reductions matter too

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It seems like a lot of my columns lately have included the phrase “out of sight, out of mind.”

Manchester Transit Authority launches propane school buses

On Thursday, August 13th, Jessica Wilcox, Coordinator for New Hampshire’s (NH) Granite State Clean Cities Coalition (GSCCC), donned a mask and headed...

Department of Energy-Clean Cities Award Winners 2020

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The Connecting the Dots on Hydrogen award goes to Valley of the Sun Coalition coordinator Don Covert and former coordinator, Bill...

Opinion: Remember goods movement essential workers this Labor Day

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Remember when shopping was a big event? These days, you don’t even have to leave your couch or change...

Sustainable Transportation Series presented by Transportation and Innovation Partners

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

Clean Fuels Ohio: annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo

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COLUMBUS, OH - Clean Fuels Ohio is excited to host the innovative annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum and Expo from Sept. 14...

Emissions and range progress in electric vehicles

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Just 10 years ago, the electric vehicle industry began expanding and limited research was available about the vehicle benefits, capabilities, or impacts....

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded Volkswagen grant

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities members and partners on August 19 were awarded more than $5.3 million in Indiana...

Environmental benefits increase as webinars rise in popularity

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When Denver, Colorado shut down from COVID-19 in March, Bonnie Trowbridge, coordinator of Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, had to make a...

Empire Clean Cities launches Mission Electric

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In July, Empire Clean Cities officially launched Mission Electric, a campaign and information center to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles...

OPINION: Help first responders by supporting energy resiliency

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First responders and gasoline are a lot alike. Most of us take them for granted and don’t really think about them until...

East Baton Rouge school system transitioning to cleaner school buses

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After the August 2016 floods wiped out about 110 school buses in East Baton Rouge Parish, the school system seized the opportunity...

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...

Clean Cities archive webinars, available to watch online

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

Shift to alternative fuels at Vicinity Energy

Speaking at CampusEnergy2020, Bill DiCroce, CEO of Vicinity Energy, explains the company's plans to accelerate the use of alternative fuels in its...

Waste to Fuel: On the making of renewable natural gas

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What is renewable natural gas? How is it made? Take a look into this growing renewable fuel option to learn what makes it clean and how it's created.

Biodiesel and agriculture in 2020

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More than two decades ago the biodiesel industry was born out of agriculture. In 2020, the two industries still work hand-in-hand in...

Shell New Energy: Investments and projects on biomethane

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Christian Cuenot, Business developer manager BioMethane, Shell New Energies Collected at 5th Future of Biogas Europe Summit –...

The single-fuel mentality needs to die. Our future depends on it.

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You drive a car with gasoline or a truck with diesel. It's been that way since you were born, and this...

Senator Tammy Duckworth on EPA ethanol exemptions

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The EPA ethanol exemptions has been a hot topic for some weeks now. "In August the EPA granted 31 more controversial waivers...

The largest electric school bus initiative in the US

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– Zero-emissions electric school buses will improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions– School districts will pay no added cost, see reduced operational...

The 5th annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum

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The 5th annual upcoming Midwest Green Transportation forum offers great opportunities for fleets, commuters, and others. Now...

Federal alternative fuels tax credit scheduled for floor vote

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An amendment that would extend the alternative fuels federal tax credits for for 2018-2020 is scheduled for a floor vote.

Going the extra mile with a propane fleet

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The Propane Education & Research Council shows how the propane fleet is paving the way in innovation, and why this alternative fuel...

Renewable Natural Gas Industry: Making renewable fuel & power from organic...

The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas dives into renewable natural gas (aka biomethane, RNG) & the RNG industry in North America, including...

Liquefied natural gas trains make the grade in Florida

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John Davis, creator and host of MotorWeek, investigates how liquefied natural gas powers trains in Jacksonville, Florida. For...

The fuel efficiency and reality of electric vehicles

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Creator and host of MotorWeek, John Davis, explores the ins and outs about the total cost of ownership and fuel efficiency for...

A crash course on renewable natural gas

Renewable energy is an increasingly important part of California’s clean energy future. You’ve probably heard of renewable energy sources like solar and...

OPINION: Sustainable fuels and disaster preparedness go hand in hand

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Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities and vice president of Legacy Environmental Services, discusses how sustainable transportation fuels,...

OPINION: Celebrating our nation’s energy independence

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Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, discusses energy independence and security in the United states. Independence...

Gaseous fuel safety with John Davis of MotorWeek

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Join car expert and host and creator of MotorWeek, John Davis, to find out how a series of trainings can help public...

Electric buses are taking over Washington D.C.

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Clean Cities TV shows how Washington, D.C., is transforming mass transit with electric buses. For more vehicle videos...

Green Drives Conference features clean vehicle tech in 2019

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Green Drives Conference features speakers from ‘MotorWeek,’ Rivian, and major fleets CHICAGO, March 4, 2019 – Celebrating its 25th anniversary...

RFA releases a closer look at the ethanol production process

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We've all heard of ethanol, it's a clean, affordable, domestic fuel, but what exactly is it? How does corn become a fuel?...

Alliance AutoGas looking to the future as record number of technologies...

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Alliance AutoGas, the largest network providing a complete propane autogas solution to fleets interested in converting to alternative fuels, released a record...

CMAQ rule simplification may free up millions in funding for clean...

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The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program provides millions of dollars of funding across the country for clean vehicle projects. CMAQ was created...

Alternative fuels are good for resiliency during natural disasters

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Learn how alternative fuels and other advanced vehicle technologies can help emergency fleets react to and recover from natural disasters.

Alternative fuels corridors are easier to find than ever before

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Learn how planning cross-country road trips for your alternative fuel vehicle or fleet is becoming easier than ever.

VA Clean Cities releases 2018 Alternative Fuels Report

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Transportation forms an integral part of Virginia’s economy and environment and the transportation sector is the largest end-use energy-consuming sector in the...

Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo dates announced

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Ohio Clean Fuels is excited to announce that they have selected September 18 - 20, 2019 for the Midwest Green Transportation Forum...

Looks like Clean Cities just got their own superhero

Wow, Clean Cities Coordinators sure are dedicated folks! They will do just about anything to promote alternative fueled vehicles and improve air...

The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is available now

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Just in time for the beginning of the new year, the 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The Guide is...

FLEETFIX: Metro Nashville EV Car Share Program

Fleet Name: Metro Nashville EV Car Share Program Program Name: SOCKET Vehicles: 13 Nissan LEAFs (2,2013;...

CSP names E15 the top fuel story of 2018

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In their year-end list of the top 5 fuel-related stories of the past year, CSP named the addition of E15 as an...

Alabama’s draft VW Mitigation Plan was just released

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The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition is excited about the release of the Draft VW Mitigation Plan. Finalization of the Plan and release...

OPINION: Time to plan for electric vehicle charging is now

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Most discussions of electric vehicle charging involve the chicken and the egg analogy: Which needs to come first, the vehicles or the...

Minnesota celebrates BIP grant program, sets new milestone for E85

Federal and state officials joined with the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition and other renewable fuel advocates on Thursday, December 13, 2018...

Study finds that biodiesel adds billions to the US economy, tax...

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A new study released Nov. 29 by FTI Consulting, titled The Biodiesel Industry: Impacts on the Economy, Environment and Energy Security, analyzed the...

FedEx expands delivery fleet with 1,000 all-electric Chanje vans

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FedEx Corp. is expanding its fleet to add 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles, buying 100 from Chanje Energy and leasing 900...

All about the Transportation Fuel Action Tool (TAT) for public and...

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Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition (PCF) has developed a Transportation Fuel Action Tool (TAT) for public and private fleets to help make decisions...

FLEETFIX: Tennessee Golf Trail Electrification Program

Fleet Name: Tennessee Golf Trail Electrification Program Domicile site: State of Tennessee Fleet purpose: The electric golf carts are for public recreational use at the state...

REVIEW: Packsize drives the Honda Clarity PHEV

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Utah-based company Packsize recently began using a fleet of Honda Clarity PHEVs as a "living laboratory," to explore the ins and outs, pros and cons...

What are alternative fuels corridors, and why are they important?

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Alternative fuels are becoming more accessible. making it easier for all kinds of vehicles to refuel. Highway systems around the US are adding signage...

Turn lemons into lemonade with VW funding

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We’ve been hearing about the $2.9 billion from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT) Fund for so long that folks were wondering if and...

Mercedes-Benz shows electric Autonomous Van concept for freight, passengers

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Mercedes-Benz Vans unveiled a concept autonomous, all-electric van in two variants, one for freight and one for passengers at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in...

Honda Clarity fuel cell vehicle Q&A

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The latest Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle is the second generation, the original was called the Clarity FCX, way back in 2002. This new...

Watch Jake go full E85 in his GT86

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In today's video Jake gets his first chance at experiencing all the gains that E85 has to offer. It turns out to be more...

Cherokee Nation awarded $1.3M for electric buses serving rural transit routes

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The Cherokee Nation recently received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation under the Low-No program to purchase two Proterra electric buses and four new charging stations to...

OPINION: Electric vehicles may change first car memories

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Think back to your first vehicle. What made it attractive? Was it the color? Make or model? Size? Convenience?...

VidFix: introduction, and Engineering Explained

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YouTube, an oft-overlooked cornucopia of wonderfully high-quality, well-researched, well-presented, and interesting educational content. Soon after its inception in 2005, YouTube established itself...

You won’t believe the size of Waste Management’s CNG fleet in...

The East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition partners with the Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation to manage the allotment of state EPA...

Centralina hosts EV adoption meeting

On Wednesday, July 25th, Centralina Clean Cities Coalition co-hosted an electric fleet adoption event with Duke Energy. With over 40 attendees representing...

OPINION: Take propane beyond your summer barbecues

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Most of us only work with propane when we exchange a tank for use in our outdoor grills. But a growing number...

Lightning Systems set to convert Via Mobility diesel bus to zero-emission...

Lightning Systems, developer of zero-emission powertrain solutions for commercial and government fleets, is partnering with the City of Boulder, Colorado, and Via...

Why should my fleet switch to alternative fuels now?

Chuck Harvill of Central States Bus Sales (http://www.centralstatesbus.com) and Jonathan Overly of East Tennessee Clean Fuels (http://www.tncleanfuels.org) discuss the significant economic reasons why fleets...
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