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1 Clean Cities / 1 Louisiana Clean Fuels National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey 2014 Ann Vail Shaneyfelt Executive Director

2 Clean Cities / 2 National AFV Day Odyssey 2014 Agenda 9:00am - 9:30am Registration and Breakfast 9:30am - 9:45am Welcome & Clean Cities Overview Ann Shaneyfelt, Louisiana Clean Fuels 9:45am - 10:00am How Allied Republic is Reducing Petroleum Consumption Karla Swacker/Calvin Ray, Republic Services 10:00am - 10:30am Heavy Duty Vehcile Options Alberto L. Alcalá & Rex Beck / Cummins 10:30am - 10:45am 15 Minute Break 10:45am - 11:30am Panel: AFV Fueling Options Propane: Curtis Donaldson, CleanFuel USA Electric: Light Duty - Jeff Cantin, Solar Alternatives Natural Gas: Spire 11:30am - 11:45am Training Options for Fleets, Mechanics and First Responders Ann Shaneyfelt, Louisiana Clean Fuels 11:45am - Noon CNG Station Annoucement Noon - 2:00pm Lunch Cook-Out at the Botanical Gardens, Vehicle Expo & Networking

3 Clean Cities / 3 Clean Cities and Your Fleet About Clean Cities and LCF –Mission –Territory Clean Fuel Fleets Clean Cities Resources Upcoming Events –http://louisianacleanfuels.org

4 Clean Cities / 4 Sponsors and Partners Breakfast Sponsor Break Sponsor General Sponsor Partners

5 Clean Cities / 5 LCF Stakeholders

6 Clean Cities / 6 The U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program advances the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local actions to cut petroleum use in transportation. A national network of 89 Clean Cities coalitions brings together stakeholders in the public and private sectors to deploy: –Alternative and renewable fuels (biodiesel, electricity, ethanol, hydrogen, natural gas, propane) –Idle-reduction measures –Fuel economy improvements –Emerging transportation technologies. Clean Cities Mission

7 Clean Cities / 7 Clean Cities Strategies  Replace petroleum with alternative and renewable fuels  Reduce petroleum use through fuel efficiency measures, smarter driving practices, and idle reduction  Eliminate petroleum use by promoting mass transit, trip elimination, and congestion mitigation

8 Clean Cities / 8 A Nationwide Network

9 Clean Cities / 9 Clean Cities National Partners

10 Clean Cities / 10 Louisiana Clean Fuels

11 Clean Cities / 11 About LCF LCF is a 501(c)3 non-profit housed at the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. LCF became a designated affiliate of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program in One of two Clean Cities Coalitions in Louisiana Since 2000, we have worked within the five-parish air quality non-attainment area to develop the infrastructure to support the adoption of clean fuel powered vehicles. In 2013, we expanded to 56 parishes. Louisiana Clean Fuels

12 Clean Cities / 12 Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Biodiesel Electricity Ethanol Hydrogen Natural gas Propane Clean Cities Portfolio of Technologies Fuel Economy Fuel efficiency Behavioral changes Vehicle maintenance initiatives Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) Idle Reduction Heavy-duty trucks School buses Truck stop electrification Hybrids Light- and Heavy-duty HEVs PHEVs

13 Clean Cities / 13 Fuel Cost Lowering Emissions/Clean Air Energy Security Partnering with Clean Cities Motivations to Convert to Alternative Fuels

14 Clean Cities / 14 Connecting fleets with fuel providers and industry partners Training and information Technical assistance Funding Education and outreach to decision makers, fleets, and the public Clean Cities Strengthens Markets

15 Clean Cities / Annual Report

16 Clean Cities / 16 Louisiana Clean Fuels Examples of Louisiana Clean Fuel Distributor Fleets Eagle Distributors 19 CNG Semi-trailers, 5 CNG trucks/SUVs/vans, 6 CNF cars 2013 CNG Fuel Usage: 31,424 GGEs 5 CNG Truck/SUVs/Vans 6 CNG Cars UPS Has made national commitment to alternative fuels In the process of converting/purchasing 1,000 vehicles to propane for Louisiana/Oklahoma/southern routes Ivan Smith Furniture 16 CNG Semi-trailers 2013 CNG Fuel Usage: 32,399 GGEs

17 Clean Cities / 17 City of Shreveport 19 CNG Refuse Trucks –2013 CNG Fuel Usage: 7,500 GGE’s Shreveport / SporTran 14 CNG buses –2013 CNG Fuel Usage: 203,218 DGEs 3 Shuttle / para-transit Buses –2013 CNG Fuel Usage: 11,972 GGEs BR Coca Cola Bottling Company 46 Propane Forklifts Louisiana Fleets Using Alt Fuels Waste Management & Allied Republic both converting refuse vehicles to CNG (Livingston and EBR areas) St. James Parish School Board plans to convert their fleet to propane and is participating in an LCF application to fund a demonstration program St. Landry Parish 16 light duty vehicles running on Landfill Gas / BioCNG

18 Clean Cities / 18 Clean Cities FuelEconomy.gov Alternative Fuels Data Center Clean Cities Web Resources

19 Clean Cities / 19 Clean Cities Financial Opportunities ncities/current_opportunities.html

20 Clean Cities / 20 AFDC Incentives & Laws

21 Clean Cities / 21 State Laws and Incentives Louisiana Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentives Revised Statute RS 47:6035 State income tax credit for 50% of the incremental cost of purchasing a factory-equipped AFV. 50% of the cost for converting a vehicle to alternative fuels. 50% of the cost for alternative fuel refueling equipment. Source:

22 Clean Cities / 22 State Laws and Incentives Louisiana Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentives For the purchase of an original equipment manufacturer AFV, if the taxpayer is unable to determine the incremental cost of the vehicle relating to the use of alternative fuel, a credit of the lesser of 10% of the cost of the vehicle or $3000 may be claimed. Source: index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=321

23 Clean Cities / 23 Examples of Expired Federal Incentives -Alternative Fuel Excise Tax Credit: Tax credit on 50 cents/gallon to CNG, LNG, LPG -Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit: Fueling equipment for NG, LPG, electricity, E85, or diesel fuel blends are eligible for 30% of the cost, not to exceed 30,000. -Biodiesel Income Tax Credit: taypayer that delivers pure, unblended biodiesel into the tank of a vehicles or uses the fuel in their trade can be eligible for $1.00 per gallon credit.

24 Clean Cities / 24 Funding Opportunity Announcements LDNR Revolving Loan Fund Closes: November 10th Parties eligible: government entities, non-profit orgs, private commercial, industrial, public entities located in LA Fixed interest rate of 2% not to exceed 10 years For the development and implementation of CNG fueling and vehicles $3,000,000 to be available for loan applicants that receive approval More info: pdf pdf

25 Clean Cities / 25 Funding Opportunity Announcements DERA Funding for Port and Marine Projects Projects to Improve Air Quality at Ports This RFP will close on December 11, 2014, at 4 pm EST. EPA expects to make awards in early For more information and to access the RFP and other documents, please visit Funding Amount: $5 million in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding for projects to reduce diesel emissions at marine and inland water ports in areas of poor air quality. Projects capped at $2 million each. Eligible Entities: Port authorities and state & local government agencies with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality are eligible to apply. Community groups, terminal operators, shipping carriers, and other related entities are encouraged to participate through partnerships with eligible applicants. Projects: EPA plans to request proposals for projects that reduce emissions from drayage trucks, marine engines, locomotives, and cargo handling equipment used in port operations. EPA website:

26 Clean Cities / 26 Funding Opportunity Announcements The Propane Education & Research Council offers incentives for the purchase or conversion of qualified mowers. Now through December 2014, the incentive amounts are DOUBLED! Fleets, landscape companies, and other eligible entities can receive $2,000 per qualifying new mower purchase or $1,000 for each mower conversion. A single company or organization may receive incentive payments for the purchase of up to 25 eligible mowers per year. Visit the Propane Mower Incentive Program website for more information: incentives/propane-mower-incentive-program

27 Clean Cities / 27 AFDC Alternative Fueling Station Locator

28 Clean Cities / 28 AFDC Mobile Alternative Fueling Station Locator

29 Clean Cities / EV Stations in Louisiana

30 Clean Cities / CNG Stations in Louisiana

31 Clean Cities / Propane Stations in Louisiana

32 Clean Cities / 32 LNG Workshop and Stakeholder Meeting: Friday, December 5th Location: Louisiana State Police 7919 Independence Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA LCF and LDNR invite you to join us at the Louisiana State Police on Friday, December 5th for updates on LCF activities and upcoming events and hear presentations on how to put LNG to work in your fleet. Sponsorships Available! Lunch Sponsor: $500 (one available) Break Sponsor: $250 (one available) General Supporting Sponsors: $100 (unlimited) Upcoming Events

33 Clean Cities / 33 Websites and Resources Clean Cities Alternative Fuels Data Center FuelEconomy.gov Clean Cities Technical Response Service Phone:

34 Clean Cities / 34 Questions? Questions

35 Clean Cities / 35 Contact Information Matt Sutherland President, Board of Directors Ann Vail Shaneyfelt Executive Director Lauren Lambert-Tompkins Co-Coordinator / Event Planner

36 Clean Cities / 36 Training in Louisiana NGVi Natural Gas Vehicle Institute NAFTC National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium

37 Clean Cities / 37 Training in Louisiana

38 Clean Cities / 38 Training in Louisiana


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