Electrify America, Sacramento announce Green City investments: ZEV car-sharing, ZEV bus and shuttle routes, EV charging systems

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Electrify America and the City of Sacramento announced new projects that will increase access to zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) in the Sacramento region, expand ZEV technology use, and prepare the City for future electric vehicle adoption. Electric Bus Service – UC Davis to Sacramento: Electrify America will enhance bus service between UC Davis and Sacramento with 12 new electric buses that will run from the main campus to the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento.

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Plug-in Rally in Sacramento

Plugs and Cars

Stefano Paris, plug-in car and renewable energy supporter and renaissance man, has made a video of Plug In America's rally in Sacramento outside CARB last month. Check out the video, and his extremely useful website on plug-ins here.

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Zipcar expands in Sacramento; 26th major metro market

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with the support of the City of Sacramento, California, is expanding the number of vehicles in the region, as well as establishing an office in California’s capital city. Starting next week, the expanded Zipcar program will provide the Sacramento community with access to nearly 40 vehicles located in convenient locations throughout the city, including new locations such as H & 20 th , N & 15 th and Q & 5 th. Zipcar will offer a mix of vehicle types in Sacramento.

ARB Chair Mary Nichols, CA officials leading hydrogen fuel cell vehicle rally from LA to Sacramento

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California Air Resources Board (ARB) Chair Mary Nichols today is leading a rally of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles with Energy Commissioner Janea Scott and Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) Deputy Director Tyson Eckerle on a 400-mile journey from Los Angeles to ARB headquarters in Sacramento in celebration of Earth Day.

Al’s Bright Idea for Hermosa, Ted’s Tough Stance Against Oil & Why I’m Worried About It Mattering

Creative Greenius

According to the Sacramento Bee , . Sarah Sikich, Heal the Bay’s Science and Policy Director, Coastal Resources at the podium, California State Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and State Senator Ted Lieu behind her – Photo by Jose Bacallao (lifted from Facebook).

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DMC Green Opens First Charging Station in West Sacramento, CA; Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint Sited with Alt-Fuel Pumps

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has opened the first electric vehicle charging station in West Sacramento, CA. The West Sacramento station—Harbor Point ’76—also offers E-85 ethanol and biodiesel under the DMC brand as part of DMC’s ongoing program to green-retrofit existing gas stations throughout California. DMC Green , Inc.

"Spirit" Came a'Visiting a Dozen Plus Great Sacramento EAA'rs, Friday, 201 November 2008

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Plus post pixs per doing lunch in Sacramento at the Arden Mall Space is here for Tim, Tom and other GSEAA'rs to edit to hearts's content.

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Uber starts paying drivers to buy electric

Green Car Reports

The pilot program starts this week and will run for a year in seven cities: Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and San. Electric cars and fleets go hand-in-hand. That's the message Uber is trying to send to its drivers with a new program it calls EV Champions, which will pay some drivers higher rates if they drive an electric car.

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Nissan begins leasing fuel cell vehicle

Green Cars News

Nissan North America is now leasing its X-TRAIL Fuel Cell Vehicle to the Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Tags: Fuel Cells Green cars Hydrogen fuel Latest news Nissan Coca-Cola bottling fuel cell leasing fuel cell vehicles Nissan X-Trail Fuel Cell Vehicle Sacramento X-TRAIL FCV Fans of fuel cell technology can rejoice – despite being in the shadow of electric cars over the last 12 months, there is still life in this new technology.

Bradford: Twelve Years A Failure – His Reason To Kill CCAs

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It was a sad display of how laws get made in Sacramento and a cynical confirmation of all your worst fears about corrupt, dishonest, egocentric politicians who mean us more harm than good.

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California Energy Commission awards more than $16M to Equilon for 7 new H2 stations in Nor Cal; 60 funded

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Three will be located in San Francisco, one in Walnut Creek, one in Berkeley and two in the Sacramento region. The California Energy Commission awarded more than $16 million to Equilon Enterprises, LLC, which does business as Shell Oil Products US, to develop seven new hydrogen stations in Northern California. The stations will help expand the hydrogen refueling network in California.

Garage Lessons: Charging in The Real World

Plugs and Cars

I participated in the Governor''s Office Conference Coast-to-Coast Workshop on E-Mobility in Sacramento sponsored by the governments of California and the Netherlands on Wednesday. For the past decade I''ve been driving the 91 miles to Sacramento without stopping to charge in a 2002 RAV4 EV.

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California bill to ban new fossil-fueled cars by 2040 coming in January

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Assemblymember Phil Ting, a Democrat representing much of the Bay Area, said he plans to introduce the bill when lawmakers return for the next legislative session in Sacramento. A California lawmaker will propose a bill next month that will ban the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles in the state beginning in 2040. DON'T MISS: Bill could ban. sales zero emissions California Zero Emission Vehicle state laws

Let Us Now Murder AB 2145 Before It Kills Community Choice Power

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When we last wrote about AB 2145 it was after a trip to Sacramento to speak out against the bill at the Senate Energy Committee hearing on it.

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California Energy Commission to award $8.9M for completion of California DC fast charge North-South corridors

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I-5: South of Red Bluff to north of Sacramento. SR 99: South of Sacramento and north of Fresno. SR 99: South of Red Bluff to north of Sacramento. I-5: South of Sacramento to north of Wheeler Ridge.

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CA To Get Dual-Standard DC Quick-Charging For Electric Cars

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The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has for some time had plans for a roll-out of more fast charging points in the Sacramento area, but that has moved a step forward with the

This weekend's screenings include many special events

Revenge of the Electric Car

Come out this weekend in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, San Diego, Houston and Sacramento! Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA. 11/13 -Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association hosting event JOIN US for premiere events at our new theaters the weekend of 11/11, including Q&A's with Director Chris Paine, Former GM Executive (and Revenge star) Bob Lutz and much more.

29th California retail hydrogen fuel station opens

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Linde developed California’s first retail station in West Sacramento and also operates one in San Juan Capistrano. California’s 29 th retail hydrogen station has opened in San Ramon. Built by The Linde Group, this new station is Linde’s third retail hydrogen station in California.

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Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

Creative Greenius

This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, representing the 66th District in California explains as State Controller, John Chiang listens at the Lunquist Mansion on the Palos Verdes Peninsula during a recent fundraiser (photo by Joe Galliani).

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Driving iMiev

Plugs and Cars

88 miles straight up to Sacramento, recharging while attending the PEV Collaborative meeting at the CEC, and then straight back. I got to drive the Mitsubishi iMiev a couple of weeks ago for a mile or so at Green Drive Expo in Richmond. I was much impressed with the car.

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California Energy Commission awards Envoy $1.5M for shared EV program

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million in funding to develop and implement an Electric Vehicle Shared Mobility Program that will primarily benefit disadvantaged communities in the greater Sacramento Metropolitan and the California Bay Area. Envoy plans on deploying more than 80 vehicles in the Sacramento Metro and Bay Area. The California Energy Commission has awarded Envoy Technologies $1.5

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First 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Call Car Delivered in California

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The car was delivered at Roseville Toyota, north of Sacramento, one of eight California dealers that will sell the Mirai initially. The first 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car in the U.S. was delivered to its owner November 9. The keys went to Glenn Rambach, a 70-year-old engineer specializing in--what else?--hydrogen hydrogen fuel cells. DON'T. sales California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

UPS deploys 100 commercial EVs in California

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The vehicles have a range of up to 75 miles and primarily will deliver packages to customers in Sacramento, San Bernardino, Ceres, Fresno and Bakersfield. Partners involved in the project include the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, California Air Resources Board, California Energy Commission, US Environmental Protection Agency, South Coast Air Quality Management District, San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District and Sacramento Air Quality Management District.

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Electric Cars At Local Dragstrip: 8 Models, One Afternoon, Results Vary

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Last week, the Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association organized an all-comers group gathering to test the absolute. By this point, many of us have seen videos and articles showing Tesla Model S high-performance versions running against loud and smoky gasoline cars. But these have almost always been a single Tesla taking on the dinosaurs. Corvette drag racing plug-in cars P85D

GM CEO: FCVs 10X more expensive than electric

Plugs and Cars

Anyone at CARB in Sacramento paying attention? GM CEO Fritz Henderson sat down with reporters and editors from the Washington Post yesterday. No real news on the Volt, but his comments on Fuel Cell Vehicles should cause a stir. Post: Is GM pulling back on its hydrogen car? Henderson: "Are we putting resources into it? Not as much. We spent through the mid part of this decade a reasonably high portion of our research and our development money on hydrogen fuel cells.

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Motiv Power Systems to power 13 electric school buses in California pilot

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MotivPower Systems, in partnership with Type-A school bus manufacturer Trans Tech, is bringing electric school buses to the Sacramento, California region.

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Plug-in Hybrid Race on as Toyota Tests NiMH PHEV; A123 Challenges CARB to Authorize Conversions

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Toyota said it would provide prototype versions of plug-in hybrid vehicles to researchers at the University of California, Irvine, and the University of California, Berkeley.The prototype plug-in hybrids will be powered by two oversize packs of nickel-metal hydride batteries Yesterday, in Sacramento A123Systems , the battery manufacturer being used by GM for the Vue and Volt, challenged CARB not to wait for OEM plug-ins. From today's NY Times Toyota to Test Plug-In Hybrid, Rivaling G.M.

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Chu kills fed fuel cell funding

Plugs and Cars

Gotta wonder what they're thinking about their pet project now in Sacramento. The New York Times reports: Cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells, once hailed by President George W. Bush as a pollution-free solution for reducing the nation’s dependence on foreign oil, will not be practical over the next 10 to 20 years, the energy secretary said Thursday, and the government will cut off funds for the vehicles’ development. It's about time.

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California ARB study finds commuters’ exposures to air pollution greatly depends on mode of travel; light rail, personal vehicles the lowest

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The study, published recently in Atmospheric Environment , investigated commuter exposure to PM 2.5 , black carbon (BC), and ultrafine particles (UFP) in six common transport microenvironments in Sacramento, California.

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IC Bus takes electric chargeE school bus on the road; partnership with Volkswagen Truck & Bus

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The national tour will include scheduled stops at trade shows, school visits, and local government events throughout the country, including locations in and around Sacramento, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, to provide customers with high-touch learning events with chargE.

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Plug In 2008

Plug In Partners

Sacramento Municipal Util. T he Plug in 2008 National PHEV Conference in San Jose by most accounts was a big success. Here's one of the announcements that came out of the conference : EPRI, GM, 34 Utilities Collaborate to Advance Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles PALO ALTO, Calif.

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Shell, Honda, Toyota collaborate on 7 new H2 refueling stations in California

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The hydrogen refueling stations will be built in collaboration with Honda and Toyota, who will provide financial support, at seven Shell-branded retail stations across Northern California: three in the city of San Francisco, and one in each of Berkeley, Sacramento, Citrus Heights and Walnut Creek.

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Coulomb, MasterCard, and the future of public charging

Plugs and Cars

The big takeaway: If you want a free charge station and are located in a program area (Austin, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Sacramento, San Jose/San Francisco Bay Area, Bellevue/Redmond, Washington DC, Southern Michigan), raise your hand now.

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Your AB 920 Greenius Update & A Call For Three Times The Sun!

Creative Greenius

That’s why I’m urging Sacramento to triple the amount of clean energy in California. It takes a commitment from our leaders in Sacramento.

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Cal Energy Commission holding workshop on rapid land subsidence and impact on gas & oil infrastructure

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The staff of the California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop on 10 November in Sacramento to open a discussion about the extremely fast rate of land subsidence in the Central Valley of California and how it may be affecting the oil & natural gas infrastructure. Geological Survey have shown that the groundwater extraction in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys during the recent drought has resulted in increasing rates of subsidence.

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Argonne and NGO Energy Vision case studies demonstrate success of renewable natural gas as transport fuel

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The other study assesses the Sacramento BioDigester, the first food-waste digester in California to turn commercial organic waste into R-CNG vehicle fuel using anaerobic digestion. The Sacramento BioDigester was built by a public-private partnership in 2013.

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Feds Offer Free Chargers

Revenge of the Electric Car

The first nine communities to participate are: Sacramento, Los Angeles the San Francisco Bay-San Jose area, New York City, Orlando, Austin, Detroit, Washington and Redmond, Wash. The first nine communities to participate are: Sacramento, Los Angeles the San Francisco Bay-San Jose area, New York City, Orlando, Austin, Detroit, Washington and Redmond, Wash. The ChargePoint America program's Chargers are made by Coulomb Technologies.

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Want To Educate About Electric Cars In Your Area? Here's How

All Cars Electric

We've already told you that early adopters are great promoters of a new technology, and on 18 June the central Sacramento Recreational Equipment Incorporated (REI) co-op showed it in real life, by hosting a drive-in to educate the public about electric car options.

Propel Fuels promoting E85 in California with “105 Octane Tour”; $1.05/gallon

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14 Jun, 10am-2pm - West Sacramento/Harbor Point (705 Harbor Pointe Pl.). Propel Fuels is launching a “105 Octane Tour” this week in California, offering Flex Fuel E85 for $1.05 per gallon at several retail locations to drive awareness of the fuel’s high octane rating which provides increased power and acceleration, while reducing emissions and air pollution.

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Summer Update

Plug In Partners

Madison, Phoenix, Sacramento, Santa Ana, CA., Oakland, Sacramento, and Salt Lake City. Roger Duncan gives Campaign Update The Plug-In Partners National Campaign has now been underway for six months.

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