Ohio remains a leader in the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles and stations. Based on data gathered by Clean Fuels Ohio and the US DOE, Ohio fleets reported the following levels of alternative fuel usage as of March 2018:
However, vehicle technologies and advanced fuel choices, including underlying economic factors, have continued to change, even within recent months and the past few years. Staying on top and ahead of change is critical for fleet leaders and technicians.
Clean Fuels Ohio and the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) are hosting the Midwest Green Fleet Forum & Expo on September 24-26 at the Marriott Columbus University Area.. The agenda includes educational track sessions that are focused on advanced fuels and management best practices on September 25-26. Attendees will have opportunities to learn from panels of industry experts who will cover the essentials of what fleet leaders and technicians need to know across a spectrum of advanced fuel sources, including biofuels, propane, natural gas, and hydrogen, as well as vehicle technologies such as electric and efficiency.
In addition, conference organizers will present a half-day pre-conference training session on Monday, September 24 focused on the essentials of all fuel and technology choices complete with strategies for planning and executing transitions to these advanced fuel options and developing competitive applications for incentive funding. The conference will also feature an expo of technology and vehicle partners, advanced vehicle Ride & Drive events and networking opportunities with leading fleets, experts and policy makers.
More information about the conference, including a full list of speakers and session details, is at www.midwestgreenfleets.com. Don’t miss your chance to join us and over 300 peers for this premier regional event!