ZEV Investment Public Workshop

On December 2, the California Air Resources Board held a public input workshop to discuss The Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Commitment. Bill Elrick attended the meeting and presented a statement that the highest priority for hydrogen and FCEVs is to increase the number of stations in the state at a faster pace. In addition to CaFCP’s comments, other stakeholders highlighted the need for hydrogen investment. ARB is accepting comments electronically until December 16th.

Webinar Q&A: Medium & Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Electric Truck Action Plan for California - November 8, 2016

The members of the California Fuel Cell Partnership prepared the Medium-Duty and Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Vehicle Action Plan for California to accelerate the development and commercialization of medium-and heavy-duty FCEVs in California. Federal air quality targets, AB 32 GHG reduction targets, and State’s transport electrification targets, combined with the goals of the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan, make California a favorable place to launch zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty transportation technologies.

Mary's Valley Rally: FCEVs drive from SoCal to NorCal

“Imagine: a fun day on the road with good talk and good food AND zero emissions. I could get used to this,” said ARB Chairman, Mary Nichols after a drive from Santa Monica to Sacramento in her Toyota Mirai. Mary, along with Janea Scott from the Energy Commission and Tyson Eckerle from the Governor’s Office of Business Development led a caravan of FCEVs on “Mary’s Valley Rally” on April 20.

Mary's Valley Rally - April 20, 2016

GTI International Rounds Out Energy Efficiency Portfolio with Acquisition of BKi

04/07/16 Des Plaines, IL

GTI International (GTII), a subsidiary of Gas Technology Institute (GTI), today announced it has acquired BKi , a professional energy services and consulting firm serving energy efficiency, energy supply, and alternative transportation markets.

BKi was founded in Oakland, California, in 1981, and since then has added offices in Los Angeles and West Sacramento to serve its clients and accommodate staff. The company works chiefly on energy efficiency program design, development, implementation, and consulting. They offer services in training and technical assistance, community development, stakeholder engagement, program administration, and technical regulatory support.

CEC & ARB Joint Agency Staff Report on Assembly Bill 8

A new joint report from California Energy Commission and Air Resources Board puts forward findings that represent analyses of data through December 2015 about the progress for hydrogen stations in California. The report concludes that based on expected FCEV market growth and the expiration of AB 8 funding in 2023, the hydrogen fuel market should be in good financial condition to attract the high levels of private capital that will be needed to ensure a steady transition to a self-sustaining hydrogen and FCEV market.