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.

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.

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

Green Car Reports

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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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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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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Lucid Air Dream Edition Spotted On The Highway In Sacramento

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It looks especially good at night with its distinctive light signature

Making Sausage Looks Gorgeous Compared To Grotesquery Of Ugliness In Sacramento #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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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.

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

Green Car Reports

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.

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Interview: Dr. Alberto Ayala on California’s Secret Sauce

Clean Fleet Report

To dive deeper we talked with one of CMC’s supporters, Dr. Alberto Alberto Ayala, CEO of the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District. California Mobility Center Helps Companies Contribute to States Transportation Transformation.

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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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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.,

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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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

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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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Twin Rivers (CA) Unified School District receives 10 additional LionC electric school buses

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The Lion Electric Company (Lion), a manufacturer of purpose-built all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, has delivered 10 battery-electric LionC school buses to the Twin Rivers Unified School District in Sacramento, California.

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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.

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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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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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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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SoCalGas contributing $500K to Sierra Northern Railway-led hydrogen fuel-cell switcher locomotive project

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The project was selected for funding by the California Energy Commission, which awarded Sierra Northern Railway and GTI nearly $4 million in March to fund the design and demonstration of the train in Sacramento, with the goal of creating a clean alternative to diesel locomotives.

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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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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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Achates near-zero heavy-duty opposed-piston diesel enters fleet service; compliant with 2027 NOx levels

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In addition to CARB, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, and the Sacramento Metro Air Quality Management District provided funding for the project.

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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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California utilities partner to support regional electric vehicle charging network

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The MOU was signed by the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP), Northern California Power Agency (NCPA), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE), with additional utilities planning to join soon.

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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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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EGEB: GM plans to invest $1 billion in its Mexico site to build electric vehicles

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SMUD, Sacramento’s electricity provider, is paying people to become certified solar PV installers. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): GM says it plans to invest $1 billion in a plant in Mexico to build electric vehicles.

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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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The Birthplace of the AC Grid

Cars That Think

It brought electricity to Sacramento over a 35-kilometer-long distribution line using newly invented AC generators and hydroelectric power. The IEEE Sacramento Valley Section sponsored the nomination. Natoma Water and Mining , in Sacramento, to turn the dream into reality.

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EV at top speed

Electric Auto Association

At the Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association (SacEV), we've always believed that getting "butts in seats" is the best way to demonstrate the advantages of electric vehicles (EVs).

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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.

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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.

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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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Achates opposed-piston 3-cylinder 10.6L diesel emissions meet 2027 EPA, CA requirements

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In addition to CARB, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and the Sacramento Metro Air Quality Management District are providing funding for the program. Achates Power’s innovative 3-cylinder, 10.6L

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Cal Energy Commission awards Shell $4M to develop and demonstrate multi-modal hydrogen refueling station; road and rail

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The multi-modal hydrogen refueling station will serve hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered on-road heavy-duty vehicles and locomotives at the Port of West Sacramento and will support the Sierra Northern Hydrogen Locomotive Project resulting from the same solicitation and previously awarded. Demonstrate and enable growth in economic activity in West Sacramento through increased adoption of fuel cell-powered applications and the expansion of the proposed station.

CARB Approves Updated Regulations Requiring Most New Small Off-Road Engines Be Zero Emission By 2024

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

Green Car Reports

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.

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