“CNG 101” Fleet Seminar
Thursday May 23, 2013
Terry Hills Golf and Banquet Center
5122 Clinton St. Road Route 33, Batavia NY
Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30-9:00 am
Morning Session 9:00-10:15
· Why CNG is an important motor fuel
· Natural Gas Basics plus CNG Safety
· Fleet Applications that are a good fit for CNG
· Overview of available Natural Gas Vehicles(NGVs) in light ,medium and heavy duty
Morning Break 10:15-10:30
Morning Session 10:30-11:45
· CNG Fuels Stations-Types,designs,financing
· Case examples of fleets with successful CNG programs
· Grants and Incentives
Buffet Lunch 12-12:45
Afternoon Break 12:45-1
Optional Afternoon Session 1-2:15
· Presentation on the financial aspects of implementing a CNG Fleet program. This will include Return-on-Investment(ROI),life-cycle costs and payback analysis
Seminar Wrap-up 2:15-2:30
The key presenter is Rob Adams (Marathon Technical Services).
Presentations will also include remarks from fleet managers, vehicle distributors, fuel providers and station equipment distributors.
Who should attend this seminar? Public and Private Fleet Professionals; Budget and Financial managers ;Transportation Planners and Professionals
To Register : "CNG 101" fleet seminar registration
Stakeholder Auto Show Reception
February 28, 2013
Annual Stakeholders Meeting and Luncheon
January 31, 2013
Back Nine Grill
3500 East Ave.
Rochester NY 14618
GRCC hosts successful Odyssey Day/National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day
GRCC partnered with Monroe Community College's Applied Technologies Center to host an Odyssey Day event on Ocober 18 .This was part of a national celebration of alternative fuel vehicles at 131 sites in the US.The 153 attendees were from a range of organizations including Alfred State and MCC students,fleet professionals,interested citizens and vehicle dealers and distributors.
The event featured 19 different alternative fuel vehicles that spanned the full spectrum of AFVs: CNG,Propane(LPG),Hydrogen,Hybrids and Plug-In Electric Vehicles.
In additon, there were exhibitors representing CNG,LPG,Bio-Methane Gas,EV Charging and vehicle conversions.
GRCC made two funding announcements concerning its CMAQ program and an EVSE Rebate Program.
Compelling Case for Natural Gas (NGV) Vehicles Workshop. April 18, 2012. 8:15am-4pm. RIT Inn and Conference Center.
This event was jointly sponsored by three upstate Clean Cities coalitions:Genesee Region Clean Communities,Inc. , Clean Communities of Central NY and Clean Communities of Western NY and provided an informative and fact-filled workshop for 126 attendees.
“The Compelling Case for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV)”-Curriculum Presenter/Moderator Stephe Yborra, Director of Market Analysis, Education & Communications Clean Vehicle Education Foundation,lead the workshop with lectures on a variety of topics related to NGV use and deployment. There were also presentations by fleet mangers who had implemented successful NGV programs.The Monroe County Fleet staff hosted a tour of the County CNG station after the workshop.
Auto Show Reception on March 1, 2012
Annual Stakeholder Meeting and Luncheon
Wednesday December14, 2011. Mario's Restaurant.Monroe Ave, Brighton
Thirty stakeholders enjoyed a delicious holiday buffet at Mario's Restaurant. In addition to a briefing on the GRCC activities over the last program year, there was a discussion of new initiatives and future funding opportunities. Mike Moser of http://myfleetdept.com presented a talk on EVSE equipment and funding opportunities.
ARRA Project Celebration. October 19, 2011.10am-12noon. Fairport High School, Fairport NY. This event celebrated the successful completion of the ARRA AFV projects in our region. Approximately 150 people attended this event,which included AFV vehicle displays and demonstrations, recognition and acknowlegements. This represented the completion of 7 ARRA projects in the GRCC region.
Stakeholder Briefing #2 -Plug-In Electric Plan- Stakeholder meeting held on September 28, 2011 at the Monroe County Fleet Operations.18 stakeholders attended to review the findings of the Plug-In EV Planning Team. There was an excellent exchange of ideas and suggestions. These will be incorporated into the Plug-In EV Strategic Plan,which will submitted to the USDOE by the end of October 2011.
Tour of Western New York Energy Ethanol Plant(Medina NY) August 24, 2011- 13 stakeholders and board members toured this impressive ethanol plant. All who attended found this to be a interesting and informative experience and were impressed by the scale,organization and efficiency of this facility. We all learned a great deal about ethanol production and distribution.Our gracious hosts provided refreshments after the tour concluded.
May 25, 2011 Initial Stakeholder Briefing on Plug-In Electric Strategic Plan.9-11am. Location : Monroe County Fleet Operations Center-145 Paul Rd.-Bldg. 10.
Tour of the Northern Biodiesel Plant(Ontario NY) May 6, 2011
GRCC was one of the exhibitors at this event and had a tent and table set up. In addition to sponsoring a reception and gathering for stakeholders, we conducted outreach about the coalition and and AFVs. Two of our stakeholders, GM Fuel Cell Research Center and Canadice Construction,entered the fuel efficiency road rally. The GM took top honors in their class with a Chevy Volt and a whopping 129.5 mpg rating.
Stakeholder Auto Show Reception
On March 3, 2011, the GRCC hosted 20 stakeholders at a reception at Legends at the downtown Radisson Hotel in Rochester. This was held on the opening day of the Rochester Auto Show. Attendees received a complimentary ticket to the show. This is third annual Auto show reception for GRCC.
Annual Stakeholder's Meeting and Luncheon
The Annual Stakeholder's Meeting and Luncheon was held on January 19,2011 at the Doubletree Inn in Henrietta NY. In addition to a briefing and update on the activities of the Genesee Region Clean Communities coalition, there was a program segment on propane vehicles and fueling.There was a presentation by Nate Carr of Ferrellgas which provided an overview of propane fueling trends and also a business case for using propane. In addition, Fred Prince, from Wayne Central School District and Melvin Rose and Dave Butters from the Monroe County fleet discussed the propane fueling programs they have implemented for their respective fleets. Forty stakeholders and board members attended.
Odyssey Day 2010
Roadmap for Sustainability Transportation Series: Biofuels Workshop
On Wednesday June 2, 2010, GRCC hosted a successful workshop that focused on biodiesel and ethanol topics. The event was held at the RIT Inn and Conference Center.
Among the 65 attendees were fleet professionals, fuel providers,vehicle dealers and distributors, college faculty and administrators and business managers.
The presentations included the following topics:
In addition,there were a variety of vehicle displays with a range of alternative fuel vehicles.