ARFVTP Adds New Project Mapping Tool
The Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program has recently added another powerful instrument to its information toolkit. These new project maps are useful tools for the public and their policy makers for finding out where project investments are occurring and what the status of those projects are. Check out the map
Electric Motorcycles are Quiet, Quick and Clean!
Zero Motorcycles designs, manufactures and sells high-performance, lightweight and fast electric motorcycles utilizing a fully recyclable Lithium-Ion power pack. The permanent magnet electric motor is capable of delivering instant torque from zero rpm and requires almost no maintenance. more info
Tanking up with E-85 reduces CO2 Emissions
E85 is a clean-burning alternative to petroleum gasoline. Derived from fermented grains and sugars, it is formulated for use in FlexFuel engines. Using E85 not only decreases CO2 emissions by up to 21%, but has also helped cut the consumption of crude oil by one million barrels a day. more info
AC Transit Hydrogen Bus Fueling Station Oakland
The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) is constructing a new hydrogen bus fueling station in Oakland. The station's capacity will provide enough hydrogen to fuel up to 24 buses a day. more info
Cleaner Air for San Bernardino Region from New Natural Gas Trucks
The air quality in San Bernardino County will be improved from the deployment of over two hundred of these heavy-duty natural gas trucks. more info
The California Energy Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) is a competitive grant program that provides as much as $100 million annually towards innovative transportation and fuel technologies that help California meet its energy, clean air, and climate-change goals.
The ARFVTP has:
- Invested more than $606 million to date.
- Funded more than 543 clean transportation projects.
- Provided as much as $100 million annually.
Recent legislation extended the ARFVTP until January 1, 2024.