AFIG Applications Due December 11 - Still Time to Act!

The  DEP Alternative Fuel Incentive Grant program closes on December 11.  Don't miss out  on your fleets opportunity to secure a portion of the $5 million in funding available for school districts, municipalities, and public and private companies in the Commonwealth.  Contact EPACT today for grant support!

EPACT member Ingevity is looking for partners for their coordinated Absorbed Natural Gas (ANG) AFIG application.  All that's needed from interested fleets is a letter of support.  The ANG solution enable fleets and companies of any size or location to realize the sustainability benefits of RNG.  RNG can reduce GHG emissions by 80% to 130%, outperforming the sustainability benefits of other technologies.  Ingevity will also provide fleet participants 400 GGEs of RNG per vehicle at their cost! Contact Ingevity for more information.

EPACT's 27th Annual Meeting: December 21

EP-ACT's 27th Annual Meeting will be held virtually on December 21, 2020 at 11:00am.  We are excited to announce that David Althoff with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will be our keynote speaker.  Mr. Althoff will share an engaging presentation on "The Commonwealth's Comeback to COVID-19 and the Future of Transportation".  Register now to reserve your seat!

EP-ACT Welcomes New Board Members!

Over the past several months, EP-ACT has made several shifts and changes to our team.  This month we are excited to announce the latest additions to our Board, John Groden, Vice President at Colonial Airport Parking and Chelsea Jenkins, Vice President of Government and Industry Relations at Roush CleanTech.  Both John and Chelsea will join EP-ACT as Board at Large members.  A little snippet of their bios are included below.  You can read their complete bios on our website.  Please join us in congratulating John and Chelsea in their new roles!

John Groden - Board at Large

John Groden began working with Colonial Parking 2010, which is an off-airport parking lot that has been servicing the Philadelphia International Airport since 1988. In April of 2015, Mr. Groden was appointed the Chairman of the Off-Airport Parking Network for the National Parking Association. Colonial Airport Parking operates a fleet of ten shuttle buses that are 100% propane dedicated.

Chelsea Jenkins - Board at Large

Chelsea Jenkins leads strategic efforts including building partnerships with government and non-governmental organizations and managing regulatory, legislative and public policy initiatives for clean transportation programs. She joined ROUSH CleanTech’s business development team in 2011, managing commercial, transit and school bus fleet accounts. Prior, Jenkins served as award winning Executive Director at the Virginia Clean Cities. 

John Groden, Vice President of Colonial Airport Parking

Chelsea Jenkins, VP of Government and Industrial Relations at Roush Cleantech

Most states award their VW diesel replacement funds based on cost-effectiveness for reduction of nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution – comparing emissions from new vehicles with those being replaced. However, due to a flawed modeling tool, many states are awarding funds for new diesel vehicles that emit pollution well above legal limits. Fortunately, states can use simple remedies to compensate for the flaws and better direct funds to projects based on their true potential to reduce pollution and improve health.  Read the full article from ACT News.

The VW Settlement made almost $3B available to states for grants to reduce NOx.

EP-ACT Tip of the Month - NREL Predicting EV Load Tool

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has recently upgraded their Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Projection (EVI-Pro) Lite tool to inform stakeholders about the electricity needed to charge plug-in vehicles. EP-ACT can help you understand how changes in your fleet can affect your overall energy profile.  Submit a Project Idea titled EV Load Projection to schedule an EV Adoption Energy Review.

December 8, 2020

Mid-Atlantic Propane School Bus Story & Tour

Greater Washington Clean Cities Coalition

December 8, 2020 at 1:00pm

The Greater Washington Clean Cities Coalition is hosting an informative presentation and virtual tour that will include a high level discussion on environmental benefits provided by PERC, a product review by Roush and a school district case study.  Sign up to hear the latest on propane vehicles and funding from a variety of Mid-Atlantic Clean Cities Coalitions including EPACT!

December 9, 2020

Electrifying Medium & Heavy Duty Trucks in NY

New York Clean Cities Coalitions

December 9, 2020 at 1:00pm

Please join the New York State Clean Cities Coalitions to discuss the latest in medium- and heavy- duty battery electric trucks and charging infrastructure in this full day virtual event!

December 10, 2020

Blending Renewable Hydrogen into the Natural Gas Pipeline

Renewable Gas 360

December 10, 2020 from 1:00pm ET

Renewable hydrogen has the potential to be an important solution for both the storage of renewable electricity and the decarbonization of our gas supply. However, natural gas utilities must adapt to store, transport, and deliver renewable hydrogen through their pipes. Join this 75 minute webinar to learn how the nations largest gas utility is taking on Hydrogen Blending.

EP-ACT's Giving Tuesday All Access Pass to these Great 2020 Events! 


Video presentations from this years AltWheels Virtual Fleet Day are Now Available, thank you to the AltWheels Team!

Educational presentations from this years RNG Works 2020 compliments of the RNG Coalition!


Register to view this year's presentations from the Green Transportation Forum & Expo courtesy of Clean Fuels Ohio!

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EP-ACT has been actively reaching out to our members and connections through social media.  Follow and engage with us on your favorite platform and let's keep the conversation going throughout the month!