Category Archives: Announcements

Natural Gas Vehicle Workshop for Fleets May 20th, Portland

Natural Gas Vehicles – The Here and Now Technology: A Workshop for New England
Tuesday, May 20th
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
USM, Lee Auditorium
Portland, Maine

The New England Regional Clean Cities Coalitions are holding FREE one-day workshops for … Read More

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Maine Clean Communities Stakeholder Mtg. April 9th, 2014

Maine Clean Communities Stakeholder Mtg.
Wednesday, April 9th
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
GPCOG, Portland

Join us for our biannual stakeholder meeting where we will discuss the following:… Read More

Federal and state legislation;

Maine Clean Communities’ EV lending program;

Fleet updates

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Acadia National Park is Awarded Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant

Acadia National Park is Awarded Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant

 

Acadia National Park, a Maine Clean Communities’ stakeholder, is one of 9 national parks selected to receive new alternative fuel and fuel-efficient vehicles through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean … Read More

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Maine Clean Communities Receives Re-Designation from DOE

Maine Clean Communities Receives Re-Designation!


On February 27th many of our stakeholders, including the Cities of South Portland and Portland, Maine Standard Biofuels, the Maine DEP, Town of Scarborough, Southern Maine Community College and Portland METRO joined Maine Clean Communities … Read More

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A Guide to the Lessons Learned from the Clean Cities Community Electric Vehicle Readiness Projects

This report summarizes the activities, outputs,
and lessons of a series of projects that are intended to advance the
deployment of plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) that was
launched by the U .S. Department of Energy (DOE) in
2011. This report… Read More

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CMP Electric Vehicle Matching Grant Program

CMP Electric Vehicle Matching Grant Program – Applications Accepted until May 1st, 2014

 

Program Details

A limited number of “matching grants” are available for businesses and organizations in the Greater Portland area to purchase or lease an electric vehicle, … Read More

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2014 Fuel Economy Guide is Released!

2014 Fuel Economy Guide… Read More

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are releasing the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide, providing consumers with a valuable resource to identify and choose the most fuel efficient and

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National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, January 20-23, San Diego

National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

January 20-23, 2014
San Diego, CA

Sponsored by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), this national event has been taking place since 2004. Don’t miss your opportunity to get involved in the ever-growing US biodiesel industry.  … Read More

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Portland METRO Increases CNG Bus Fleet

Portland METRO Increases CNG Bus Fleet

As the largest year-round fixed-route transit provider in Maine, the Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) is committed to building a transit fleet that is 100% powered by alternative fuels.

METRO’s reach is considerable. The … Read More

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Maine Clean Communities Lends out EV to Municipalities

Maine Clean Communities Successful Grant Recipient
of an All-Electric Nissan Leaf

Maine Clean Communities, a Clean Cities Coalition and program of the Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG), was recently awarded a grant from Central Maine Power (CMP) for a … Read More

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