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

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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.

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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Plug-in Rally in Sacramento

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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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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.

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 , . 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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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.,

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

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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.

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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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.

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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

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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

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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San José International deploys 10 Proterra electric buses in airport fleet

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SJC joins a growing list of airports (including Indianapolis, New York-JFK, Newark, LaGuardia, Sacramento, LAX and SFO), transit agencies, and universities and colleges, that are making the transition to zero-emission vehicle fleets.

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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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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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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.

This weekend's screenings include many special events

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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.

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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Driving iMiev

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

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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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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.

Coulomb, MasterCard, and the future of public charging

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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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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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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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Chu kills fed fuel cell funding

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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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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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California DMV proposes regulations for autonomous light-duty delivery vehicles

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Following the comment period, the DMV will hold a public hearing at its Sacramento headquarters on 30 May to gather input on the regulations. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) released proposed regulations that establish a path for companies to test or to deploy light-duty autonomous motor trucks (delivery vehicles) on the state’s public roads. The release of these regulations marks the start of a 45-day public comment period, which ends 27 May 2019.

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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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