Electric shuttles to start service in south Sacramento

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The first of three new GreenPower EV Star shuttles will be put into service beginning Monday, 15 Jun 2020 as part of Electrify America’s more than $40 million Green Cities investments in Sacramento. The vehicles are being integrated into SacRT’s highly popular SmaRT Ride on-demand micro-shuttle program servicing the Franklin-South Sacramento communities.

AAA electric-car subscription venture: $11 per day, only in Sacramento

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Under the program, AAA Car Subscription now has 55 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf hatchbacks available for long-term rental in Sacramento, the two companies announced via press release Tuesday. AAA and Electrify America have partnered on an electric-car subscription venture in California.

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Phoenix Motorcars deploys electric cargo truck to service family-owned business in Sacramento

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Phoenix Motorcars, a manufacturer of medium-duty all-electric buses and trucks, has delivered its first ZEUS 500 Electric Cargo Truck to C&V Contractors, a family-owned contracting business based out of Sacramento, California.

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Project to award up to $15.5M in rebates for EV chargers in Sacramento County

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A rebate project to increase access to electric vehicle (EV) chargers throughout California’s Sacramento County is launching with up to $15.5 The rebates will be available through the Sacramento County Incentive Project to install both commercial-grade Level 2 chargers and high-powered DC fast chargers. In Sacramento County, the Energy Commission is funding $14 million and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is providing $1.5

SMUD announces regional initiative to develop a future mobility center in Sacramento

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Sacramento’s SMUD, the US’ sixth-largest community-owned, not-for-profit, electric service provider, will develop a model for a future Mobility Center that will foster innovation in the clean transportation sector and serve as a catalyst for carbon reduction and inclusive economic development. SMUD is proud to support the Sacramento region in taking a leading role in the future of mobility and this is the first step.

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Sacramento partners with Deepen AI and Foresight AI on HD, 3D mapping initiative to support autonomous vehicles

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The City of Sacramento will partner with Deepen AI , Inc. Sacramento is committed to bringing our residents more shared, clean ways to get around. The project will initially focus on three demonstration routes chosen by Sacramento: The Downtown Loop, a 1.7 mile loop covering J Street and L Street from 10th Street to 19th Street; The Sacramento State AV Shuttle Route, 1.2 The effort has been spearheaded by Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, US Rep.

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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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Price Of Electric-Car DC Fast Charging Varies: Sacramento A Test Case

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And the state capital of Sacramento now has such stations installed both by private vendors and the local public utility, Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District (SMUD). While fast charging for electric cars is still nonexistent--or just starting to roll out--across much of the country, California leads the way. That makes the city one of the.

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.

First EVs in new car-sharing program with Envoy to roll out in Sacramento; 142 e-Golfs by early 2019; Sac-to-Zero

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The first of hundreds of electric car-sharing vehicles coming to Sacramento, California as part of Electrify America’s $44-million investment in the City will be unveiled tomorrow at the Whispering Pines Apartments in Meadowview. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Electrify America and Envoy , an electric car-sharing company awarded funds by Electrify America, will introduce the program’s first electric cars at 11:00 a.m.

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

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According to the Sacramento Bee , . Filed under: citizen volunteer , climate change , election , environment , environmental legislation Tagged: AB2711 , Affirmative Action , Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi , California Black Legislative Caucus , California Latino Legislative Caucus , Keep Hermosa Hermosa , Marianne Williamson , Sacramento Bee , State Senator Ted Lieu.

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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.

Propel Fuels to Provide E85 to Enterprise Rental Fleete in Sacramento

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Propel Fuels is working with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to fuel Enterprise’s rental cars in the Sacramento, California area with E85. Twelve Sacramento Enterprise locations have been selected to participate in the pilot program starting Q2 of 2009, giving customers an opportunity to try alternative fuels when they rent a Flex Fuel vehicle. Enterprise has the largest Flex Fuel rental fleet in the nation with more than 73,000 vehicles able to run on standard gasoline or E85.

Vision Industries Class 8 Fuel Cell Plug-in Hybrid Short-Haul Truck Debuts in Sacramento

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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger introduced Vision Industries’ fuel cell plug-in hybrid Class 8 short haul truck, Tyrano, at the State Capitol building in Sacramento on 20 October. Earlier post.). 2009 Tyrano Freightliner. Click to enlarge. There are currently more than 100,000 short haul trucks in California and more than 1 million nationwide. Traditionally, short haul trucking is done by trucks that are on the later part of their life cycle—i.e.,

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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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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.

Hyundai expanding Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell availability in California—by one dealership

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Roseville Hyundai, located near the state capital of Sacramento, is the fourth dealership to offer the Nexo, a Hyundai press release said.

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REG to supply biodiesel/renewable diesel blend to 12 locations in Nor Cal

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Hunt & Sons is a leading California-based petroleum products distributor and operates from its headquarters in Sacramento, California. REG Ultra Clean will be offered at 12 locations and is currently available at two Hunt & Sons locations: Rancho Cordova and Sacramento.

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Motiv Power Systems delivers nine electric box trucks to Community Resource Project

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The electric trucks will be deployed in greater Sacramento to provide home energy audits, weatherization and HVAC services to low-income residents in an area where air quality is some of the worst in the country. Funding for the electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure comes from the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD), California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD).

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SMUD to invest up to $15M in California Mobility Center; electric and autonomous vehicle technologies

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The SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utility District) Board of Directors formally approved its Founding Membership in the California Mobility Center , including an initial investment of $5 million to establish the Center. The Sacramento region is uniquely positioned to leverage public policy, research, electric vehicle expertise and advanced manufacturing as we position Sacramento as a leader in clean transportation.

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FirstElement Fuel files three new LCFS pathway applications for hydrogen

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Hydrogen produced by steam methane reforming at Air Products & Chemicals Sacramento facility using North American Natural Gas (NA NG). Renewable hydrogen produced by steam methane reforming of biomethane at Air Products & Chemicals Sacramento facility. The hydrogen is re-gasified at the applicant-owned stations in California (San Juan Capistrano, San Ramon, Mountain View, and West Sacramento), and dispensed for use in hydrogen-fueled vehicles.

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SMUD Board of Directors adopts climate emergency declaration; carbon neutrality by 2030

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The SMUD (2020 Sacramento Municipal Utility District) Board of Directors adopted a climate emergency declaration that commits to working toward an ambitious goal of delivering carbon-neutral electricity by 2030. SMUD has also partnered to plant more than 500,000 shade trees throughout the Sacramento region to improve air quality, sequester carbon and reduce customer bills.

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Nissan begins leasing fuel cell vehicle

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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.

Electrify America invests $1.3M in SMUD Energy StorageShares program

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million in the Energy StorageShares program developed by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). The investment will help Electrify America reduce its overall energy-related costs and lower the company’s impact on Sacramento’s electrical grid. The program incentivizes placement of energy storage in grid-stressed locations in Sacramento while providing Electrify America with potential reductions in demand charges for its SMUD service territory-located sites.

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Hyundai expands NEXO fuel cell SUV availability in Northern California

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Hyundai’s NEXO fuel cell SUV is now available at Roseville Hyundai near Sacramento. Roseville Hyundai is the fourth dealership in California to currently offer NEXO, with two dedicated dealerships in Northern California and two in Southern California.

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Uber starts paying drivers to buy electric

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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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FreeWire partnering with SMUD on Mobi Gen and EV Charger units

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FreeWire Technologies, a pioneer in flexible mobile power and EV charging technology ( earlier post ), will demonstrate its Mobi Gen and Mobi EV Charger units at DistribuTECH in partnership with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the nation’s sixth-largest utility. SMUD is testing the units for deployment within Sacramento.

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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 Charging stations rolling out across California will soon be compatible not only with existing CHAdeMO connections, but with newer SAE Combo connectors too.

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

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Clean Energy signs deals for more than 20M gallons of renewable natural gas in past 45 days

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Clean Energy has been awarded a contract to build a fueling station that will accommodate both fast- and time-filling for the City of Sacramento, along with a long-term operations and maintenance (O&M) agreement, to fuel more than 100 natural gas refuse trucks with an anticipated 8 million gallons of RNG for the next 10 years. The City and County of Sacramento have extended their RNG supply agreement with Clean Energy. Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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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

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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

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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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Tesla Model S Road Trip: 1,200 West Coast Electric-Car Miles

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Once Tesla Motors built out its Supercharger network of quick-charging stations along Interstate 5, my wife and I decided to drive from our home in Sacramento to Portland in our new 2013 Tesla Model S. We make frequent trips from to Portland, as we really like the general "feel" of the city--and she is, by now, all but addicted to the pastries

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.

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

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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. Where outlets exist already, as in that Sacramento garage, they need to be checked for safety and repurposed for EVs.

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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. South Bay Gets More Done In 3 Months Than SCE’s Former Flack Got Done in a Dozen As A City Councilman in Gardena. What a unique concept. First admit what a failure you were in your own personal efforts of launching a Community Choice power program where you live.

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

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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.

With soaring sales of xEVs in California, rebates up 50% in 2018; workgroup to discuss impacts of program’s success on funding

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of all new car sales in California, and some areas such as Sacramento and San Luis Obispo counties nearly doubled their EV rebates over this past year. The unexpected success of the rebate program, known as the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), and its potential impact on funding, will be discussed at a CVRP Workgroup meeting in Sacramento today.

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GM CEO: FCVs 10X more expensive than electric

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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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2011 Chevrolet Volt Vs 2011 Nissan Leaf: 7,000 Miles Later

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First to arrive at our West Sacramento home was a beautiful crystal red 2011 Volt. After several months of using a 2011 Chevy Volt and a 2011 Nissan Leaf as our sole family transport, we have a better understanding of both cars than we did in March, when I first wrote about how they compared. We chose the neutral leather upgraded interior with

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