May 27, 2009

NGV Workshop

The Case for Natural Gas Vehicles
Wednesday, 5/27/09

Day-long workshop includes topics such as:

Fifty public and private fleet operators gathered at the UVM Davis Center on May 27th to learn about Natural Gas Vehicles at an all day workshop co-sponsored by the Vermont Clean Cities Coalition, UVM Transportation Research Center, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Air Pollution Control Division and the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation. Workshop sessions covered economic, environmental and energy security market drivers; “NGV 101” basics; available vehicles and engines; fuel station development, ownership and operations options; federal and state tax incentives and grants; and a review of economic payback and life-cycle costs analysis for a variety of light-, medium- and heavy-duty fleet applications. Presentations will be available on the VCCC website shortly.

Useful links:

Federal Tax Incentives information

Information about various Federal Grant Programs

FTA Notice/Solicitation for the Capital Expenditures formula grant program portion

FTA Notice/solicitation re the Transit Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction (TIGGER) program

FTA Notice re the Tribal Transit program

State/Regional contacts for Clean Cities Coalition, Vermont ANR, EPA’s Region 1 Office in Boston, the Northeast Diesel Emissions Reduction Collaborative and Vermont Gas.

CNG Cylinder Safety Inspection Information

Steve Yborra, Director of the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation, talks with Babak Alizadeh, President of AVSG LP.

Click here to view a pdf of the agenda.
Presented in partnership with the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation

For more information, please contact Kim Mercer