Tuesday, April 11 at 12pm Central Presented by John Gonzales (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) and Kay Kelly (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Vehicles using CNG fuel systems require different maintenance and inspection than conventional fuel systems. The Clean Cities CNG fuel tank safety initiative helps fleets to understand tank inspection and end-of-life requirements, including safely defueling, […]
Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has scheduled the last CNG and LPG classes and exams for 2016. Below is a schedule of upcoming classes and exam dates. Click here to register. CNG Equipment Technician Certification Class 11/07 – 11/11/2016 (Evening Class) 12/7 – 12/09/2016 (Daytime Class) CNG Compressor Level 1 Operator Certification 11/02 – 11/04/2016 […]
Back by popular demand, CNG Fuel Station Safety Training will take place Friday, October 14 in Oklahoma City. The free training, made possible through a federal grant, is aimed at fire marshals, code inspectors/officers, and zoning/planning staff. Attendees will learn about natural gas, how to navigate often-conflicting code requirements, and more, to make sure your community is making […]
The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) has launched a new, free Propane Vehicle Technician Training course. Recognizing a need for qualified technicians to adapt, service, and maintain these vehicles, the comprehensive course covers topics including propane characteristics, fuel systems, vehicle compatibility, system components, and safety. By the end of the three-day course, participants will have […]
What does city planning have to do with alternative fuel vehicles? A robust alternative fuel infrastructure network is critical to greater market adoption of AFVs; as such, the availability of alternative fuel infrastructure is the issue over which local governments can exert the greatest direct impact. This report has been prepared to assist local governments […]
Many station developers face obstacles getting their facilities to meet fire code. Too often, fire inspectors are enforcing codes for gasoline fueling stations that are erroneously applied to alternative fueling stations. Tulsa Area Clean Cities enlisted the help of FS Circle Solutions, a training firm established by Broken Arrow Fire Chief Jeremy Moore, to develop a […]
The State of Arkansas recognized a need for more alternative fuels technicians. Tulsa Area Clean Cities partnered with Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock to provide support to their alternative fuels programs. Pulaski developed and enhanced programs for fleet mechanics and vehicle maintenance technicians.