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  1. Kansas City Regional Clean Cities Coalition Aaron Brown 816-531-7283 aaron@kcenergy.org August 13, 2013 Clean Cities Overview 2013 MO State Fleet Managers’ Workshop

  2. Overview • KC Clean Cities Programs & Projects • Clean Cities Tools for Fleets • Alt Fuel and Technology Recommendations • Successful Alt Fuel Deployments

  3. Programs & Projects Midwest Region Alternative Fuels Project

  4. Mid-America Collaborative for Alternative Fuels Implementation • Policy Initiatives: • Air Quality Benefits Analysis of Alternative Fuels and a pilot study of the St. Louis metropolitan area • Codes Officials Exchange Conference • Procurement Best Practices Webinars • Barrier Reduction Initiatives: • Survey of Fleet Managers • Market Survey of Perceived Barriers • Safety and Training Initiatives: • First Responder Safety Trainings • Technical Trainer Education • End-user Training • Market Development / Outreach: • Corridor Study • 4-State Best Practices Exchange • 4-State Conference and Expo

  5. Source: www.afdc.energy.gov/locator/stations

  6. Public Alt Fuel Stations in Missouri • 103 Ethanol (E85) • 61 Propane Autogas (LPG) • 1 Biodiesel • 57 Electric Charging Stations • 3 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Stations* • Springfield • St. Joseph MGE CNG station • Columbia • KCMO, LSR7, City of Liberty (private w/ fleet access) • Various Private • Recommendation: Have drivers use AFDC Station Locator mobile app for fuel purchases (E85 and Biodiesel) Source: www.afdc.energy.gov/locator/stations

  7. Clean Cities Quarterly Alt FuelPrice Report Unified Gov. price City of KC price Source: Average Prices Q1 KC Clean Cities Alt Fuel Price Report

  8. Recommendations Reducing Idling Time • Recommendation: Write procedures to enforce anti-idling policy • Monitor & Enforce • Optimize engine idle RPM’s • Recommendation: Consider Idle Reduction technologies Source: http://www.transportation.anl.gov/engines/idling.html

  9. Recommendations: Consider IR Tech Energy Xtreme Idle Reduction • Omaha Public Power District • 33% increase in fuel efficiency with EX Idle Reduction tech • KCMO Water and Sewer Department Van • City of Olathe, KS • City of Austin, TX - EMS and Police Source: Government Fleet magazine June 2013 – Vol. 11 – NO. 4

  10. Recommendations • Recommendation: Year-round, splash blend 5% biodiesel in on-site ULSD • State fleet policy • Increases fuel lubricity • Consider using up to B20 for all diesel-powered fleet vehicles during summer months • Low (no) cost option- no engine or fuel system modifications needed for blends up to B20* • Recommendation: Consider Propane Vehicles and Mowers *check the National Biodiesel Board approved list of OEM’s and blend levels

  11. Alternative Fuel Deployments (if time allows)

  12. Fleet Deployments • Kansas City Kansas Public Schools • Largest CNG school bus fleet in Midwest: 47 buses • 4 hybrid-electric mini buses • KCATA • Converting bus fleet to CNG • Hybrid bus • Lee’s Summit R7 School District • 150 CNG school bus-will be largest school bus fleet nationwide • Public access CNG station • AT&T • deployed hybrid-electric sedans in the Kansas fleet • shortly thereafter added CNG vans in Topeka and Kansas City

  13. Fleet Deployments • Renzenberger • propane vans for rail crew transport • Custom Limousine • 2 CNG trolleys out of Bonner Springs • Pioneer Natural Resources • CNG in Grant County • City of Wichita and PepsiCo • hybrid-electric heavy trucks

  14. Fleet Deployments • Frito-Lay • RFP for CNG, where Topeka is a priority site • Johnson County • CNG work trucks and vans • Johnson County Transit • CNG shuttles • Unified Government of Wyandotte County • 13 propane shuttles in their transit fleet • More . . .

  15. Contact Information & Resource Links • Aaron Brown • Program Coordinator, Clean Cities • Metropolitan Energy Center • 3810 Paseo Blvd. • Office: (816) 531-7283 • E-mail: Aaron@KCenergy.org • Kelly Gilbert • Director of Transportation • Metropolitan Energy Center • 3810 Paseo Blvd. • Office: (816) 561-1625 • E-mail: Kelly@KCenergy.org • Kansas City Regional Clean Cities Website:www.kcenergy.org/kccleancities.aspx • Electrify Heartland: www.electrifyheartland.org • U.S. DOE Clean Cities Website:www.cleancities.energy.gov • Alternative Fuels & Advanced Vehicles Data Center: www.afdc.energy.gov • Fuel Economy Guide and Website: www.FuelEconomy.gov • DOE National Idling Reduction Network : http://www1.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/resources/fcvt_national_idling.html