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New SD Clean Cities Website

by Dennis Mello on August 13, 2013

The San Diego Regional Clean Cities Coalition has launched a new and improved website at www.sdcleancities.org.  The new site will help us provide more information to consumers, fleet managers and others interested in alternative fuels, helping us to achieve our mission of reducing petroleum consumption in the San Diego region.

The new site features an easier to navigate layout and an overall cleaner look.

We welcome your feedback on the new site and will incorporate any changes that we can.

www.sdcleancities.org

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Propane Autogas in the San Diego Region
The most widely used alternative fuel in the world

A domestically produced “green” alternative fuel that saves fleets money while significantly reducing harmful emissions, propane autogas, or liquid petroleum gas, is on the rise.

Join the San Diego Clean Cities Coalition to learn about more about autogas and its potential for fleet use in San Diego County.

Date:

  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013

Time:

 Registration: 10:30 a.m.
Presentations: 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
& Networking Lunch

Location:

 California Center for Sustainable Energy
9325 Sky Park Court – Discovery Room
San Diego 92123

Register here: https://energycenter.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=1396

Featured Speakers

Eric Bates, ROUSH CleanTechAutogas technology and vehicle options
A leader in propane autogas technology, ROUSH CleanTech offers Ford trucks and vans.

Steve Moore, Expo PropaneAutogas infrastructure availability in & around San Diego
Expo Propane recently opened their newest propane autogas fill station in Kearny Mesa.

Jon Van Bogart, CleanFUEL USALeading manufacturer of certified autogas vehicle systems and fueling equipment

 

The program and networking lunch are completely FREE for you to enjoy.

Please register at the event website.

The program and networking lunch are sponsored by ROUSH CleanTech, Expo Propane & the San Diego Clean Cities Coalition.

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Carl Moyer Program Funding Available – SD APCD Now accepting applications

August 1, 2013

Tweet The San Diego Air Pollution Control District (APCD) announced today that they are now accepting applications for projects to be funded under the Carl Moyer Program.  Approximately $3 million is available to “owners of eligible commercial vehicles and equipment that include: heavy-duty diesel trucks, marine vessels, locomotives, agriculture, emergency vehicle, and off-road equipment.” Funding […]

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Electric Vehicle Market Outlook Released

July 26, 2013

Tweet The Electrification Coalition has released a new report titled the “State of the Plug-in Electric Vehicle Market.” Among the highlights of the report:   More than 110,000 PEVs have been sold in the US since January 2011  The uptake rate of PEVs between 2011 and 2013 has been nearly three times what is was […]

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Dept of Energy eGallon Tool

July 22, 2013

Tweet The US Department of Energy recently launched their eGallon website allowing the public to easily compare the costs of fueling a vehicle with electricity compared to a vehicle which uses gasoline. The site explains why the tool is useful: “The cost of driving an EV depends on the cost of electricity, which is measured […]

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Under gray skies, Chula Vista becomes “greener” with car2go

July 15, 2013

Tweet July 12, 2013 A small but enthusiastic crowd was on hand yesterday to celebrate the inauguration of car2go’s new fleet of all-electric vehicles in Chula Vista.  Fifteen smart fortwo, all-electric vehicles paraded down Third Avenue in downtown Chula Vista to mark the occasion.  Mayor Cheryl Cox welcomed car2go and said the new electric cars […]

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Alt-fuel articles from around the web

July 8, 2013

Tweet Here are some articles about what’s been happening with some alternative fuels in the last week. For fuel cells, GM and Honda announced they would collaborate on fuel cell development (NY Times) while Toyota hopes to repeat its Prius success with fuel cells -  Toyota to offer fuel cell vehicle in 2015 (SF Chronicle). […]

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Westport Webinar Aug 8th – Making the Shift to Natural Gas: Best Practices for Fleets

July 8, 2013

Tweet Westport, a leader in natural gas engines, has just announced its next free webinar aimed at helping fleets shift to using natural gas.  This looks to be a potentially beneficial hour for any fleet manager considering making the switch to natural gas vehicles. Westport’s email announcement states: “Making the Shift to Natural Gas: Best […]

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Algae biofuels get new opportunity after lull

July 3, 2013

Tweet A recent article in the Voice of San Diego looks at the challenges facing algal fuels and renewables even as local company Cellana signs a big deal with Finnish oil company. Some of the highlights: Investments in clean energy companies down 55% since 2004 Algal fuel still costs roughly twice what fossil fuels cost […]

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New Propane Fuel Fill Station Grand Opening, Saturday, June 29th

June 25, 2013

Tweet Refueling your propane powered vehicles in San Diego will be more convenient come this Saturday with the opening of the 24 hour fill station located at 5596 Kearny Mesa Road.  The grand opening is this Saturday, June 29th from 8:00AM to 5PM.  The first 500 propane cylinders will be filled free of charge.  See […]

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