The Compelling Case for Natural Gas Vehicles – 5/26

May 26, 2010

Virginia Clean Cities hosted a comprehensive one-day workshop for public and private fleet operators and clean-air/clean transportation policymakers.  This event was co-hosted by the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation, the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, the Department of Environmental Quality, and James Madison University.

Around 100 attendees learned:

  • How converting your fleet to NGVs can save you money
  • Environmental, energy security and economic market drivers
  • NGVs 101 basics review
  • Best NGV applications and why
  • Light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles available from OEMs and retrofit companies
  • Fuel station design, development and ownership/operations options
  • Federal and state tax credits, grants and other incentives
  • NGV fleet operator experiences and tips
  • Next steps in implementing a successful NGV program

Registration Fee was $65; Early registration rate of $55 was available until 5/20/10

Event was Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Crystal City Hilton @ Reagan National Airport – Arlington, VA
2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202

A variety of public and private fleet managers from food and beverage distributors, limousines operators, refuse companies and government/public works departments were among the 75 attendees to this workshop in Northern Virginia. At the close of the day, a number of our registrants took advantage of the opportunity to visit Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority’s nearby Four Mile Run CNG depot.

Below are the presentations from this workshop along with additional “bonus” presentations from fleet operators who spoke a previous workshops

  1. Yborra – Master Workshop
  2. Calvert – BAF Technologies
  3. Dorfman – Emission Solutions Inc
  4. Boyce – Cummins Westport
  5. Kyler – Indiana Geothermal
  6. Mattio – SilverEagle Dist.
  7. Bonus/Barnett – Smithtown NY Refuse
  8. Bonus/Nisbett – City of Lake Jackson
  9. Bonus/Iachetta – Albany Airport

NGV America link –

  1. Bonus/Levitt Blue Water Trans Auth