California Alternative Fuel Grants & Incentives: A Valley Fleet Support Virtual Workshop

February 12, 2022

As California fleets face stricter emission standards and regulatory mandates, more and more public agencies and utilities are offering incentive programs to support California fleets in their transition to alternative fuel vehicle technologies. Understanding all the available programs can take substantial time and resources but missing out on these critical opportunities can be devastating. Fleets cannot afford to leave hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars on the table during the transition to cleaner technologies.

To assist fleets in navigating the clean technology funding landscape, Valley Fleet Support (VFS) will be hosting a virtual workshop to break down five active and upcoming incentive programs for California fleets. Speakers from each program will discuss eligibility, funding levels, the application process and conclude with a 30-minute open-floor question and answer period. VFS is inviting all California fleets to join the workshop, which will take place on February 15th, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PT.

Valley Fleet Support invites all California fleets to join a virtual workshop on February 15th, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PT.

Attendees can expect to hear about California’s leading grant and incentive programs for Zero- and Near-Zero emission vehicles and infrastructure. Speakers from CALSTART will present on the California Air Resource Board’s Hybrid and Zero Emission Voucher Incentive Program (HVIP) and the California Energy Commission’s EnergIIZE Program, which fund zero-emission vehicles and infrastructure. The San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Management District will discuss the Truck & Yard Truck Replacement Program and Clean Vehicle Fueling Infrastructure Program. PG&E will share its EV Fleet Program, the utility’s lead make-ready program for fleets transitioning to zero-emission technologies.

The VFS Program is a California Energy Commission supported project that provides no-cost assistance to commercial vehicle operators interested in, considering, or already implementing clean transportation projects. Those interested in taking the next steps towards a near-zero or zero-emission fleet can visit the Valley Fleet Support website, and fill out an interest form to get in contact with VFS staff or reach out directly to the hotline (424) 389-1879 or email, hotline@valleyfleetsupport.org. The program is administered by Gladstein, Neandross, and Associates, a California-based, national clean transportation and energy consulting firm with more than 25 years of experience supporting vehicle manufacturers, fuel suppliers, and fleet operators of all sizes to implement clean transportation projects.