School Fleet Propane Autogas Webinar

Thursday, December 14, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST

Join transportation directors and fleet staff for a webinar about propane autogas for school fleets. Leading fleets will share how they earned buy-in from key decision makers in their organization and successfully implemented or sustained their projects. Renewable propane and new ultra-low NOx engine options will also be discussed by two technical experts.

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Tesla Joins a Growing Trend: Electric Buses and Trucks

The Tesla Semi, an electric heavy-duty truck, was unveiled last week. Tesla plans to begin production in 2019, and two customers already are interested in buying them, J.B. Hunting Transport Services and Meijer Inc., the Michigan-based grocery store chain. But Tesla is just one of many automakers that are rushing to dominate the electric bus and truck market. The race is on.

Electric buses and trucks are becoming more popular because they save money on fuel and maintenance and produce fewer emissions. Twelve large cities worldwide, including Los Angeles, Mexico City and Seattle, recently pledged to incorporate all-electric buses in public transportation fleets beginning in 2025.

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle Maintenance Facility Modifications Webinar

December 7, 2017; 12pm ET

The recently released Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Facility Modifications Handbook covers primary considerations for developing a compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle maintenance facility. This first-of-its-kind document can greatly improve understanding and safety surrounding CNG maintenance facility design. This webinar will cover topics included in the Handbook, as well as how you might put this guidance to use. It will also include a question-and-answer session.

Speakers will include Dennis Smith, U.S. Department of Energy; Myra Blaylock and Brian Ehrhart from Sandia National Laboratory; Bob Coale and Jarrod Kohout from Gladstein, Neandross and Associates; and John Gonzales and Kay Kelly from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

The webinar is open to all, so please share the details with other interested parties!

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TCEQ Announces Rebate Grants Program Application Workshops!

The Rebate Grants Program provides financial incentives to repower or replace older heavy-duty diesel vehicles and select non-road diesel equipment. To learn more about the program, and how to apply, attend an application workshop in an eligible area near you.

  • SAN ANTONIO: Nov. 13, 2017 1:00 p.m., Southwest Service Center, 6927 W. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78228
  • VICTORIA: Nov. 14, 2017 1:30 p.m., 1905 Leary Lane, Victoria, TX 77901
  • CORPUS CHRISTI: Nov. 20, 2017 1:00 p.m., Coastal Bend COG, 2910 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78408
  • BEAUMONT: Nov. 28, 2017 1:00 p.m., South East Texas Regional Planning Commission, 2210 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, TX 77703
  • HOUSTON: Nov. 29, 2017 6:00 p.m., Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road, Houston, TX 77055
  • PASADENA: Nov. 30, 2017 9:00 a.m., Cleveland-Ripley Neighborhood Center, 720 Fairmont Pkwy, Pasadena, TX 77504
  • AUSTIN: Dec. 4, 2017 1:00 p.m., TCEQ, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building E, Austin, TX 78753

This grant program will not officially open before November 30, 2017. Application forms may not be submitted at this time. However, draft documents are provided on the Rebate Grants Program: 30-Day Notice webpage for your reference. The final Request for Grant Applications, application forms, and Maximum Rebate Grant Amount Tables will be made available when the grant round officially opens.

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