Alternative & Renewable Fuel & Vehicle Technology Program Benefits Report
Assembly Bill 118 created the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. This statute authorizes the California Energy Commission to "develop and deploy innovative technologies that transform California's fuel and vehicle types to help attain the state's climate change policies." more info (pdf)
Electric Motorcycles are Quiet, Quick and Clean!
Zero Motorcycles designs, manufactures and sells high-performance, lightweight and fast electric motorcycles utilizing a fully recyclable Lithion-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
It's Your Choice
Cleaner vehicle technologies and fuels help us all to breathe easier, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and declare our independence from petroleum. The Energy Commission's Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program has invested in a wide range of projects that include producing renewable fuel, installing a robust network of fueling and charging stations for alternative fuel vehicles and training the workforce that supports this burgeoning industry.
Whether you are a fleet manager looking to upgrade your vehicles, a local government wanting incentives to green your city's ride or simply a consumer curious about the growth of the alternative fuels and transportation industry, check out the information available.