Natural Gas Workshop for Fleets – September 14, 2011

Natural Gas Workshop for Fleets

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Brunswick Landing, Brunswick

Maine Clean Communities held a workshop for fleets focused on natural gas as a transportation fuel. 

See Below for Individual Speakers’ Power Point Presentations from the Workshop

AGENDA

Welcoming RemarksSteve Linnell, Maine Clean Communities

Historical Perspective:  Discuss evolution of the Clean Air Act, attainment/non-attainment areas, and where it is today as well as the formation of the DOE Clean Cities – Steve Linnell, Maine Clean Communities

Steve Linnell, Historical Perspective

Why We’re Here: A review of the economic, environmental and national energy security market drivers that are prompting the move to Compressed Natural Gas – and Liquified Natural Gas-powered vehicles. – Tom Sheehan, NGV America

Tom Sheehan, Why We’re Here

NGVs 101: Overview of natural gas and Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) basics - Tom Sheehan, NGV America

Tom Sheehan, Natural Gas Vehicles 101

Wheels: Available light-, medium- and heavy-duty NGVs and the sales-service channels that support them. Which fleet/vehicle applications are the best candidates for successful NGV programs and why – Brian Beaulieu, Cummins Northeast; Barry Carr, BAF Technologies; Michael Dunican, North American Equipment; Lew Boyd, American Power Group

Wheels – Brian Beaulieu, Cummins

Wheels – Barry Carr, BAF Natural Gas Vehicles

Wheels – Michael Dunican, North American Equipment

Wheels – Lew Boyd, American Power Group – no power point presentation

Fill’er Up: Fuel station design, development, ownership and operations options for fleets of all sizes – Michael Manning, AVSG LLP

Mike Manning, Filler’Up

Financial Assistance: Available federal and state tax incentives and grants, which further improve NGV economics. - Steve Linnell, Maine Clean Communities

Steve Linnell, Financial Assistance

Been There – Done That: NGV fleet operators share their experiences and tips on NGV program implementation – Peter Vanderhoof, Casella Waste Management

Peter Vanderhoof, Been There, Done That

Dollars and “Sense”: NGV program economics including how to calculate fuel costs, simple payback and life-cycle savings – Tom Sheehan, NGV America

Tom Sheehan, Dollars and Sense

Closing Remarks/Adjourn

 Sponsored by:

Maine Natural Gas

Messer Trucking Equipment

 

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