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August 2020 News & Events

Propane Listening Session: Looking for Participants on Sept 29!

Does your fleet use propane vehicles?  If so, we want to hear from you!  EP-ACT is looking for interested fleet managers, drivers and mechanics who have worked with propane vehicles to share their real world experience in our virtual listening session September 29.  Contact Tony to be added to the invitation list and let your voice be heard!

Project Alert: Requesting Fleets Interested In ANG Vehicle & Fueling Grant Application

EPACT and Ingevity are looking for project partners for a coordinated grant application to demonstrate Absorbed Natural Gas fueling and vehicles in PA. The benefit of ANG’s low-pressure solution is to enable the use of a low cost, small, reliable and convenient fueling solution.  The result is to bring private natural gas fueling to the fleet yard, office or home, while reducing fleet operating costs, enhancing your productivity, and maximizing your corporate sustainability. Grant funding aims to cover 50% of upfit and fueling equipment costs. Email Tony for additional participation details.

Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Now Open!

The AFIG Program helps to create new markets for alternative fuels in Pennsylvania which enhances energy security. AFIG projects promote and build markets for advanced, renewable and alternative energy transportation technologies. The intent is to provide a stimulus for opportunities that better manage Pennsylvania's fuel resources that also improves the environment, supports economic development and enhances the quality of life.  Submission deadline is December 11, 2020.

Welcome UGI - New EP-ACT Bronze Member

UGI Utilities is committed to sustainable business practices and growth in an environmentally responsible way. The Company’s goal is to go beyond the traditional utility model to implement new technologies like CNG and CHP.  The Company has over 100 CNG vehicles in their fleet and has been instrumental in growing the accessibility of natural gas fueling throughout their territory.  Thank you UGI Utilities for your support!

New Study Links Air Pollutant to Increased Covid Death Rate

A national study by Emory University associated a 4.6-parts-per-billion rise in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations with an average 11% increase in the fatality rate for people with the respiratory disease, Donghai Liang, an assistant professor at the Atlanta school, told participants yesterday in a virtual conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.

2020 Mid-West Green Transportation Forum

Clean Fuels Ohio

September 14-24, 2020 

Mark your calendar for the September 14-25th for the 2020 Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo! Join us for two weeks of discussion around the ever-changing transportation industry with experts from around the country. 

Alt Wheels Fleet Day 2020

October 5, 2020 

The premier annual event promoting alternative and sustainable transportation solutions for corporate and municipal fleet managers on the East Coast.  Join Alt Wheels, EP-ACT and other co-host for a day of outstanding content at this FREE EVENT.  Register Here!

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