Technology Happy Hour: EVSE State Contract

On August 18th, the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour featured several leading companies on state contract in Virginia for EV supply equipment (EVSE). Speakers included representatives from Autoflex, Bethel Electric, NOVACharge and OpConnect discussing charging options from affordable Level 2 equipment to more advanced DC fast charging stations.

If you’re part of a Virginia public college or university, state agency, public school district or local government, you won’t want to miss hearing about these companies’ ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Highland

On July 21st, Highland joined Virginia Clean Cities for the Technology Happy Hour. Claire Alford, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Associate on the Market Development team at Highland Electric Fleets, shared how Highland’s electric fleet subscription model can bring electric school buses to fleets across the nation from large to small. 

Right now is a big time for electric school buses with the first round of the EPA’s Clean School Bus Program Funding Open (applications close on August ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Cummins Advanced Technologies

On May 19th, 2022, Cummins Inc., joined Virginia Clean Cities for the Technology Happy Hour.  Patrick Campbell, Regional Sales Manager, for Cummins Alternative Technologies presented their new compressed natural gas (CNG) engine, the Cummins X15N.

Changes coming down the pipe in 2023 from EPA and CARB, and energy social and government (ESG) demands of private fleets have increased interest in natural gas as an alternative fuel source over recent years. With these shifts, Cummins is growing its ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Cummins New Power

On February 17th, 2022, Wido Westbroek, Senior Director of Fuel Cell Strategic Projects for Cummins was the featured speaker for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour. Wido, along with support from Anne Oluyombo and Kevin Shaw on the Cummins team, joined Virginia Clean Cities to talk about the great work being done with battery-electric, fuel cell, and hydrogen-production technologies.

Cummins has been a giant in the transportation field for more than 100 years and the Cummins New Power team ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Lonestar Specialty Vehicles

On January 20th, 2022 Chas Mease, EV Fleet Sales for Lonestar Specialty Vehicles was the featured speaker for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour. 

Lonestar Specialty Vehicles, with 24 full-service dealerships across the country, manufactures turnkey electric vehicle solutions for the commercial vehicle market. Lonestar’s terminal tractors (also known as shunt trucks, spotter trucks, yard trucks, yard shifters, yard dogs, yard goats, yard horses, yard birds, yard jockeys, hostlers, or mules) improve productivity, reduce ...

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Technology Happy Hour: ABM

On November 18th, 2021 Barry Carr, ABM’S Director of Business Development, eMobility & Electrical Infrastructure, and Christina Sherriff, ABM’s Infrastructure Funding Specialist were featured speakers for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour. 

ABM is a leading provider of facility solutions with more than 100 years of experience and more than 300 locations across the U.S. and internationally. During the session, Barry and Chrissy spoke about the eMobility and bundled energy services provided by ABM. AMB is ...

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Technology Happy Hour: ElectraTherm

On September 15th, 2021, Jessie Howell, the North American Sale Manager for ElectraTherm was the featured stakeholder for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour. 

ElectraTherm is working to boost efficiency while reducing energy costs and emissions by harnessing the low-temperature waste heat that is all around us. In the U.S. today, over 90% of industrial waste heat is at too low of temperatures to economically generate power with traditional heat recovery systems. ElectraTherm’s technology can harness these low-temperature sources ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Clean Energy Fuels

On August 19th, 2021, Clean Energy Fuels was the featured stakeholder for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour. 

Mike Cecere, Clean Energy’s Regional Manager, and Sahar Kamali, Clean Energy’s Director of Sustainability, joined Virginia Clean Cities to speak about Renewable Natural Gas (RNG). During the session, the pair highlighted the benefits of RNG, including its 98% domestic production and negative carbon intensity, which means that the fuel takes more carbon out of the atmosphere than it produces! Their discussion ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

On July 22nd, 2021, Joyce Bodoh of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative was the featured stakeholder for the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour.

During the session, Joyce discussed REC’s residential charging program and their activities with workplace charging. She also provided some basic background about EVs including current barriers, the status of EVs in Virginia, and the solutions that REC sees for a path forward. 

You can view the recording and learn about REC and EVs here or on our YouTube ...

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Technology Happy Hour: Roush CleanTech

On June 10th, 2021, we welcomed former Virginia Clean Cities executive director Chelsea Jenkins as our featured stakeholder for our Technology Happy Hour! Since departing VCC, Chelsea has been a part of the Roush CleanTech team where she is now the Vice President of Government & Industry Relations. She is also the Vice President of Virginia Clean Cities’ board of directors!

During this session, Chelsea discussed the wide range of services and products Roush and Roush CleanTech has to offer. They ...

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