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New Member: Renewable Energy Group, Inc.

LSCFA is proud to call Renewable Energy Group one of our new members, we look forward to forging new paths for renewable fuels in central Texas together. Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGI) is a leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services.  We are an international producer of biomass-based diesel, a developer

What are state and local governments doing to incentivize alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs)?

There are many notable incentive activities at the state and local levels. Many states offer incentives for alternative fuels that advance specific environmental and energy security goals, while cities provide even more localized support.   States are targeting vehicles, infrastructure, and other means to encourage AFV adoption. Below are various types of incentives, as well

3/27 – Electric Drive Launch Event – Austin, TX

Register to attend. Austin Energy has developed a showcase for electric transportation in the heart of downtown Austin called Electric Drive (checkout schedule below). Located in the Seaholm EcoDistrict, (a portion of West 2nd Street, between Walter Seaholm Drive and Sandra Muraida Way) Electric Drive is a transportation innovation hub that features DC fast charging

6/20 – EV Roadmap 10 – Portland, OR

Widespread electric vehicle adoption requires a supportive ecosystem of stakeholders, from utilities and local governments to vehicle OEMs, charging providers, interest groups, and drivers. The EV Roadmap Conference brings all of these stakeholders together in a highly interactive format to explore emerging trends, share best practices, and map the road ahead. For more information, visit

5/1 – ACT Expo – Long Beach, CA

The ACT Expo 2017 is an alternative fuels and clean vehicles conference and expo. ACT is dedicated to displaying all alternative fuels, advanced clean vehicles & technology providing strong educational value and positive results for fleet professionals and industry stakeholders looking to make investments in these alternative opportunities. For more information, visit the show website.

All In: Ford Launches Plug-In Hybrid Van Transit Project

Ford Motor Co. is launching a major project designed to help improve air quality as the automaker accelerates its electrification plans with 13 new global electrified vehicles (EVs) scheduled for introduction in the next five years. The project, supported by Transport for London, features a 12-month trial of 20 new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Transit Custom vans

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