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"The Biden Administration says Wisconsin is expected to get more than five billion dollars over the next five years, just for roads and bridges." #DriveElectricWisconsin
Happy Earth Day 2022! Saving our planet starts with us. We all must do our part to create a better world with less emissions and more fuel alternatives. We have seen so much progress and initiative within the EV community, and we hope to continue that progress as we strive to live everyday like it's Earth Day! https://www.forbes.com/wheels/features/electric-vehicles-could-norm-by-earth-day-75/
Governor Tony Evers has recently announced his clean energy plan for Wisconsin! On Tuesday there were new plans for more incorporation of clean energy with funding being delegated to projects! #DriveElectricWisconsin
Check out Lorrie Lisek's guest commentary column on La Crosse Tribune! Lorrie touches on the topic of striving to live everyday like it's earth day!
Check out the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Fact of the Week #1234! "Volumetric energy density refers to the amount of energy that can be contained within a given volume. Increasing the volumetric energy density of batteries allows electric vehicles (EVs) to travel further without increasing the size of the battery pack."
Our member, Proterra, is increasing the amount of energy that is powered on the electric transit bus with 738 kWh capabilities. This is helping the zero-emission bus fleets by using EV technology!
Alternative fuels could be the answer to some CO2 emissions clear up. By implementing alternative fuels into the shipping process, we could see some significant results!
The Transportation & Innovation Expo is on April 28th! This will be the state's largest sustainable transportation conference & expo, taking place in Madison, Wisconsin.
Our member, Bollinger Motors, has collaborated with New York Con Edison at the New York International Auto Show. Bollinger Motors is going to develop a pilot program for the New York Con Edison. #DriveElectricWisconsin
Our member, @City of Madison, WI Fleet Service, is taking steps in the right direction in the battle against climate change. By implementing renewable energy, green infrastructure, & job training, they are resilient. https://buff.ly/36gh3dk
Our member, Proterra has recently announced they are delegating more energy to their ZX5 electric transit bus!
Update on President Joe Biden. His intentions to lower fuel prices enacted his action to bar higher levels of ethanol in gasoline during the summer. Currently 10% of gasoline is made with ethanol, but the new issue wants it to be made with 15% ethanol.

WCC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reduce dependence on petroleum-based fuels, promote the use of alternative fuels, and improve air quality.

Wisconsin Clean Cities (WCC) formed in 1994 as a voluntary nonprofit organization. As Wisconsin’s sole Clean Cities Program, we also collaborate with like-minded companies and groups elsewhere around the state, and the other 86 Clean Cities groups nationwide.

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg talks jobs and opportunity in Wisconsin 04/22/2022

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg talks jobs and opportunity in Wisconsin

"The Biden Administration says Wisconsin is expected to get more than five billion dollars over the next five years, just for roads and bridges." #DriveElectricWisconsin

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg talks jobs and opportunity in Wisconsin The Biden Administration says Wisconsin is expected to get more than five billion dollars over the next five years, just for roads and bridges. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says to get the job done, more skilled workers will be needed.

04/22/2022

Happy Earth Day 2022! Saving our planet starts with us. We all must do our part to create a better world with less emissions and more fuel alternatives. We have seen so much progress and initiative within the EV community, and we hope to continue that progress as we strive to live everyday like it's Earth Day! https://www.forbes.com/wheels/features/electric-vehicles-could-norm-by-earth-day-75/

Gov. Evers Unveils Clean Energy Plan For Wisconsin 04/21/2022

Gov. Evers Unveils Clean Energy Plan For Wisconsin

Governor Tony Evers has recently announced his clean energy plan for Wisconsin! On Tuesday there were new plans for more incorporation of clean energy with funding being delegated to projects! #DriveElectricWisconsin

Gov. Evers Unveils Clean Energy Plan For Wisconsin The plan seeks to "change the adverse trajectory of the effects of a changing climate, the governor's office said.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Strive to live Earth Day every day 04/21/2022

GUEST COMMENTARY: Strive to live Earth Day every day

Check out Lorrie Lisek's guest commentary column on La Crosse Tribune! Lorrie touches on the topic of striving to live everyday like it's earth day!

GUEST COMMENTARY: Strive to live Earth Day every day I remember as a child blowing out my birthday candles and making a wish that my birthday or Christmas or any gift-giving occasion could be every day.

FOTW #1234, April 18, 2022: Volumetric Energy Density of Lithium-ion Batteries Increased by More than Eight Times Between 2008 and 2020 04/20/2022

FOTW #1234, April 18, 2022: Volumetric Energy Density of Lithium-ion Batteries Increased by More than Eight Times Between 2008 and 2020

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Fact of the Week #1234! "Volumetric energy density refers to the amount of energy that can be contained within a given volume. Increasing the volumetric energy density of batteries allows electric vehicles (EVs) to travel further without increasing the size of the battery pack."

FOTW #1234, April 18, 2022: Volumetric Energy Density of Lithium-ion Batteries Increased by More than Eight Times Between 2008 and 2020 Volumetric energy density refers to the amount of energy that can be contained within a given volume.

Proterra Energizes Electric Transit Bus with 738 kWh Capabilities - NGT News 04/20/2022

Proterra Energizes Electric Transit Bus with 738 kWh Capabilities - NGT News

Our member, Proterra, is increasing the amount of energy that is powered on the electric transit bus with 738 kWh capabilities. This is helping the zero-emission bus fleets by using EV technology!

Proterra Energizes Electric Transit Bus with 738 kWh Capabilities - NGT News Proterra Inc. is increasing the amount of energy onboard its purpose-built ZX5 electric transit bus – delivering more battery storage to help transit

The U.S. Should Bet on Green Hydrogen for Zero-Emissions Shipping, New Study Shows 04/19/2022

The U.S. Should Bet on Green Hydrogen for Zero-Emissions Shipping, New Study Shows

Alternative fuels could be the answer to some CO2 emissions clear up. By implementing alternative fuels into the shipping process, we could see some significant results!

The U.S. Should Bet on Green Hydrogen for Zero-Emissions Shipping, New Study Shows The potential benefits of hydrogen as a clean alternative to fuel fossils in the automotive industry are still debated, but it seems to be one of the best solutions for green shipping in the future. A recent report states that the U.S. government should invest more in hydrogen technology and renewab...

Wisconsin Clean Cities: Transportation & Innovation Expo 2022 set for Madison | WisPolitics.com 04/19/2022

Wisconsin Clean Cities: Transportation & Innovation Expo 2022 set for Madison | WisPolitics.com

The Transportation & Innovation Expo is on April 28th! This will be the state's largest sustainable transportation conference & expo, taking place in Madison, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Clean Cities: Transportation & Innovation Expo 2022 set for Madison | WisPolitics.com Press Releases Wisconsin Clean Cities: Transportation & Innovation Expo 2022 set for Madison Wisconsin Clean Cities: Transportation & Innovation Expo 2022 set for Madison April 18, 2022 MADISON, Wis. — Alliant Energy, the City of Madison Fleet Service, Madison Gas and Electric and Wisconsin Clean ...

04/15/2022

Our member, Bollinger Motors, has collaborated with New York Con Edison at the New York International Auto Show. Bollinger Motors is going to develop a pilot program for the New York Con Edison. #DriveElectricWisconsin

04/15/2022

Our member, @City of Madison, WI Fleet Service, is taking steps in the right direction in the battle against climate change. By implementing renewable energy, green infrastructure, & job training, they are resilient. https://buff.ly/36gh3dk

Proterra Introduces ZX5 Electric Bus With 738 Kilowatt Hours Of Energy | Proterra 04/15/2022

Proterra Introduces ZX5 Electric Bus With 738 Kilowatt Hours Of Energy | Proterra

Our member, Proterra has recently announced they are delegating more energy to their ZX5 electric transit bus!

Proterra Introduces ZX5 Electric Bus With 738 Kilowatt Hours Of Energy | Proterra Proterra announced that it is increasing the amount of energy onboard its purpose-built ZX5 electric transit bus to 738 kilowatt hours of energy storage.

EXPLAINER: Why Biden is allowing more ethanol in gasoline 04/14/2022

EXPLAINER: Why Biden is allowing more ethanol in gasoline

Update on President Joe Biden. His intentions to lower fuel prices enacted his action to bar higher levels of ethanol in gasoline during the summer. Currently 10% of gasoline is made with ethanol, but the new issue wants it to be made with 15% ethanol.

EXPLAINER: Why Biden is allowing more ethanol in gasoline President Joe Biden says his administration will suspend a federal rule that bars higher levels of ethanol in gasoline during the summer

04/14/2022

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden appeared in an Iowa ethanol plant. The reason being the White House has tangible results regarding rural America. https://buff.ly/3JtRbIw

UW Madison, Alliant Energy partner on a renewable energy project 04/13/2022

UW Madison, Alliant Energy partner on a renewable energy project

Our member, Alliant Energy is partnering with UW Madison to use solar and agricultural research to launch a solar project set to begin in Spring 2023. Read more of the story here!

UW Madison, Alliant Energy partner on a renewable energy project If the project reaches its maximum output, it could help to power 450 homes, according to Alliant Energy. The solar project also helps Alliant Energy to complete their goal of having their facilities generate net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.

Nissan and NASA teaming up for 'game changing' electric car batteries 04/12/2022

Nissan and NASA teaming up for 'game changing' electric car batteries

Exciting news from NASA & Nissan! They are working together on a new battery for EV's that can charge faster, be lighter, & safer! #DriveElectricWisconsin

Nissan and NASA teaming up for 'game changing' electric car batteries Nissan said the new state battery will replace lithium-ion batteries now in use. This new battery is also stable enough to be used in pacemakers.

FOTW #1233, April 11, 2022: Texas Leads the Nation in Both Crude Oil Production and Electricity Generation 04/12/2022

FOTW #1233, April 11, 2022: Texas Leads the Nation in Both Crude Oil Production and Electricity Generation

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Fact of the Week #1233! "As the transportation sector shifts from fossil fuels toward electrification, it is increasingly important to consider the distribution of electricity generation, in addition to the production of crude oil." #DriveElectricWisconsin

FOTW #1233, April 11, 2022: Texas Leads the Nation in Both Crude Oil Production and Electricity Generation As the transportation sector shifts from fossil fuels toward electrification, it is increasingly important to consider the distribution of electricity generation, in addition to the production of crude oil.

Transit Paving the Road for Trucking's Clean Fuel Transition - ACT News 04/08/2022

Transit Paving the Road for Trucking's Clean Fuel Transition - ACT News

"A mass transition to cleaner transportation technology is happening. From near-zero emission natural gas to hydrogen to battery-electric vehicles, fleets are not only working to determine what technology best fits their needs, but evaluating whether their operations can rely on only one technology or an array of solutions."

Transit Paving the Road for Trucking's Clean Fuel Transition - ACT News While HD trucking fleets are only just beginning to consider the logistics and economics of transitioning away from diesel, the transit market has been fully invested in the shift to clean fuel and technologies for several years.

Rivian on track to meet production target of 25,000 vehicles 04/07/2022

Rivian on track to meet production target of 25,000 vehicles

Exciting news from Rivian Automotive Inc.! They plan to start a production of 25,000 EVs this year! They are projected to eventually make 400,000 vehicles a year! #DriveElectricWisconsin

Rivian on track to meet production target of 25,000 vehicles Electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive Inc said on Tuesday it is on track to achieve its production target of 25,000 vehicles this year, sending its shares up 2.4% in extended trading.

Propane autogas provides relief for fleet vehicles 04/07/2022

Propane autogas provides relief for fleet vehicles

The implementation of propane autogas has seen a spike in usage due to the recent heightened fuel prices. The price of autogas is around 30% less than gasoline. Promoting propane autogas is always good, especially amidst the rise in price of gasoline.

Propane autogas provides relief for fleet vehicles When fuel prices rise, the phone usually rings. That’s when Steve Whaley listens to the voice on the other end of the call inquiring about lowering vehicle fuel costs.

Celebrate Clean EV Charging on Earth Day 04/06/2022

Celebrate Clean EV Charging on Earth Day

Our member ENTECH, invites you to celebrate their new clean EV charger installation at Metcalfe’s Market at Hilldale on Friday, April 22 - Earth Day! The charger is primarily powered by solar energy, reducing overall EV emissions to nearly zero. Hear from project, company and community leaders about how the technology works, why it aligns well with Metcalfe’s sustainability commitments and what this means to the city of Madison! #DriveElectricWisconsin

Celebrate Clean EV Charging on Earth Day Join EnTech Solutions and Metcalfe’s Market at Hilldale to celebrate Clean Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging on Earth Day in Madison, WI!

Hertz to buy 65,000 electric cars from Polestar 04/06/2022

Hertz to buy 65,000 electric cars from Polestar

"Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath previously told Automotive News Europe that stretch goal for 2022 was to sell 65,000 cars. Polestar sold 29,000 cars in 2021, which represented a 185% increase from 2020, according to sales figures the company released in January." This is great news and we are excited to see the expansion of EV's! #DriveElectricWisconsin

Hertz to buy 65,000 electric cars from Polestar Swedish electric car maker Polestar is selling up to 65,000 electric vehicles to Hertz over the next five years, the companies announced Monday.

04/05/2022

Predictions of nearly almost everyone will be owning an EV in the next years have been made. With gas powered vehicles being the norm, EV's will become more affordable and become the new norm. #DriveElectricWisconsin https://buff.ly/3NNMgp7

Electric vehicle experts encourage Wisconsin lawmakers, officials to prepare for expanding charging infrastructure 04/05/2022

Electric vehicle experts encourage Wisconsin lawmakers, officials to prepare for expanding charging infrastructure

EV experts in Wisconsin are persisting state lawmakers & transportation officials to make sure to get ahead on expanding on EV charging infrastructure. Federal funding is now in place in order to kickstart this implementation! #DriveElectricWisconsin

Electric vehicle experts encourage Wisconsin lawmakers, officials to prepare for expanding charging infrastructure A Wisconsin Technology Council panel highlights the legal uncertainty and planning efforts for infrastructure to support electric vehicle adoption.

FOTW #1232, April 4, 2022: Net Petroleum Imports to the United States Continue to Decline 04/05/2022

FOTW #1232, April 4, 2022: Net Petroleum Imports to the United States Continue to Decline

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Fact of the Week #1232! "Following increased domestic production of petroleum in the United States and the repeal of the Crude Oil Export Ban in December 2015, overall net imports of petroleum have declined." #DriveElectricWisconsin

FOTW #1232, April 4, 2022: Net Petroleum Imports to the United States Continue to Decline Following increased domestic production of petroleum in the United States and the repeal of the Crude Oil Export Ban in December 2015, overall net imports of petroleum have declined.

04/02/2022

Our member, Renewable Energy Group, recently announced the introduction of a line of branded fuel solutions, EnDura Fuels™. This branded product launch supports Renewable Energy Group’s ongoing efforts to help the transport industry meet its sustainability and business growth objectives, while strengthening the Company’s position in the marketplace. https://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/business/renewable-energy-group-launches-branded-fuel-product-line-to-help-customers-transition-to-sustainable-fuels/article_b6a50181-ef1e-597d-9e97-6caa6dcbd935.html

04/01/2022

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration newly announced today on April 1st, that there will be new standards to drive the push on clean cars. The new standards will in turn make fuel costs lower, make miles per gallon more efficient, & reduce emissions! https://www.transportation.gov/briefing-room/usdot-announces-new-vehicle-fuel-economy-standards-model-year-2024-2026

U.S. considers adding more ethanol to gasoline to lower pump price -sources 04/01/2022

U.S. considers adding more ethanol to gasoline to lower pump price -sources

The Biden administration is attempting to figure out ways to lower fuel costs for U.S. consumers. They want to remove restrictions on summer sales of higher-ethanol gas blends. Overall, they are considering their options and know something must be done in order to lower fuel prices.

U.S. considers adding more ethanol to gasoline to lower pump price -sources The Biden administration is considering temporarily removing restrictions on summer sales of higher-ethanol gasoline blends as a way to lower fuel costs for U.S. consumers, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

April 24, 2022 – Ask Me About My EV 03/31/2022

April 24, 2022 – Ask Me About My EV

Join the Ask Me About My EV event on April 24th at Myrick Park in La Crosse, Wisconsin! If you are thinking about an EV but need more information, this is the place where you can learn from real EV owners about their experiences with range, charging, driving, & costs. If you are an EV owner & would like to show your vehicle, please sign up to PARTICIPATE at the event page. #DriveElectricWisconsin

April 24, 2022 – Ask Me About My EV April 24, 2022, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Central – Ask Me About My EV, Earth Fair, Myrick Park, 789 Myrick Park Drive, La Crosse , Wisconsin

April 28, 2022 – Transportation & Innovation Expo 03/31/2022

April 28, 2022 – Transportation & Innovation Expo

The Transportation & Innovation Expo is coming up! At the event you can attend breakout sessions to hear from industry experts, learn about the latest transportation technologies, check out a variety of sustainable vehicles & pieces of equipment, & even get behind the wheel of an EV! If you'd like to get involved, you can register, or even sponsor! Learn more at the link on how to do so! #DriveElectricWisconsin

April 28, 2022 – Transportation & Innovation Expo April 28, 2022, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Central – Transportation & Innovation Expo, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, Wisconsin

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