Transportation Clean Air Measures Workshop - April 9, 1pm. Chuck feinberg will be presenting an update on issues related to the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles in NJ at this workshop to be held in the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) conference room at One Newark Center, 17th Floor.
NJ Clean Air Council Public Hearing - April 11. Chuck feinberg will be presenting an update on issues related to the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles in NJ at this Hearing entitled "Transportation and Small Sources of Air Pollution ~ Challenges and Opportunities to Achieve Healthier Air Quality in New Jersey". Hearing starts at 9:30 at the NJDEP.
Rutgers Day Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fair - April 28.
There are lots of new options when it comes to powering a car or truck: electricity, hydrogen, , natural gas, propane, used cooking oil, and of course many more. But which of these is likely to take off in the future and what's on the road right now? Come see a variety of vehicles—from luxury sports cars to garbage trucks—that you might be driving tomorrow. Join us for the day at the Center for Advanced Infrastructure & Transportation (CAIT) at the Rutgers Bush Campus.
“The Compelling Case for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV)”
A comprehensive full-day workshop for public and private Fleet Operators, Clean-Air/Clean Transportation Policymakers, and others is being planned for May 3, 2012 8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Curriculum Presenter/Moderator: Stephe Yborra, Director of Market Analysis, Education & Communications Clean Vehicle Education Foundation. Yborra, a recognized expert in NGV markets and technologies, will be joined by NGV equipment and services representatives and NGV fleet operators to cover the following:
Why: Economic, environmental and national energy security market drivers are prompting the move to compressed natural gas (CNG) - and liquefied natural gas (LNG) - powered vehicles.
NGVs 101: Overview of natural gas and NGV basics.
Best Bets: Which fleet/vehicle applications are the best candidates for successful NGV programs and why.
Wheels: Available light-, medium- and heavy-duty NGVs and the sales-service channels that support them.
Fill’er Up: Fuel station design, development, ownership and operations options for fleets of all sizes.
OPM: Identifying and securing available federal and state tax incentives and grants (“other people’s money”), which further improve NGV economics.
Been There - Done That: NGV fleet operators share experiences and tips.
Dollars and “Sense”: A review of NGV program economics including how to calculate fuel costs, simple payback and life-cycle savings.
Next Steps: Tips on how you can implement a successful NGV program.
More info to follow, but save the date for this informative and timely workshop.
Annual Ocean Fun Days Event
Make a date with your family to explore the shore! NJCCC will be participating in this event, including a science fair with first and second place prizes, an energy scavenger hunt, information on alternative fuels and electric vehicles, and much more!
May 19, 2012 - Island Beach State Park
May 20, 2012 - NJ Sea Grant Consortium/Sandy Hook