The nation's largest electric vehicle event will be taking place at De Anza College on Saturday, September 20th from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.!
We are excited to announce that the Silicon Valley Green Team (a consortium of Silicon Valley Clean Cities Coalition, Breathe California, and ETDC) will be attending the event with the first-ever 40-foot re-powered entirely electric school bus on display.
The Green Team will have a Hospitality Center for people to visit and connect with the Silicon Valley companies that came together to make the re-powered electric school bus project happen. This would be a great
Employers in the San Francisco Bay Area that have 50 or more full-time employees within the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's geographic boundaries are now required to register and offer commuter benefits to their employees. This must occur by September 30, 2014 in order to comply with the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program. Through this program, employers must offer their employees one of four Commuter Benefit options in order to comply with Air District Regulation 14, Rule 1. Commuter benefits encourage employees to
On May 27, 2014 in Gilroy, California, Dr. Deborah Flores, Superintendent of Gilroy Unified School District, conveyed the District’s appreciation for being selected to hand over their old diesel bus and get it back as a state-of-the-art converted electric school bus. In addition, the school was supplied with a solar array to help generate electricity to fuel the bus. "We are so pleased to be able to help the environment and also to help our budget," she said.
Silicon Valley Clean Cities Coalition is excited about the launch of the re-powered electric school bus at Gilroy Unified School District. The video describes the disruptive innovation project of seven Silicon Valley firms coming together to solve an American problem - school buses, the key players include Breathe California, ETDC, CH Reynolds, and ADOMANI. Click here to watch the video and learn more about the electric school bus and what it means for the future of alternative fuel transportation.
Today, about half of the vehicles in the United States are parked at overnight locations with access to plugs, providing a great foundation for the country's plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging infrastructure.
There are hundreds of ways vehicle fleets and individual drivers can reduce petroleum use – and reap the benefits of lower emissions, cost savings, and energy security. Knowing where to start and selecting the options that work best for your needs and goals can be daunting, so the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) has compiled a list of actions you can take today, along with longer-term strategies for the future.