MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition to Co-Sponsor “Compelling Case for Natural Gas Vehicles” Educational Workshop

August 15, 2011

Claude Willis

Deputy Director, GreaterWashingtonRegion Clean Cities Coalition

2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 2009

(202) 671-1579

claude.willis2@dc.gov

The Greater Washington Region Clean City Coalition (GWRCCC) is excited to announce its co-sponsorship along with regional partners — Clean Vehicle Education Foundation, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Georgetown University, and the Virginia and Maryland Clean Cities Coalitions. Topics of the workshop will include:

 Environmental, energy security and economic market drivers

  • NGVs 101 basics review
  • Best NGV applications and why
  • Light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles available from OEMs and retrofit companies
  • Fuel station design, development and ownership/operations options
  • Federal and state tax credits, grants and other incentives
  • NGV fleet operator experiences and tips
  • Calculating fuel cost, simple payback and life-cycle savings
  • Next steps in implementing a successful NGV program

WHO: GreaterWashington Region Clean City Coalition

WHAT: “Compelling Case for Natural Gas Workshop”

WHY:  To raise awareness and promote alternative and renewable fuels in DC region

WHEN: Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

WHERE:  Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard,  Gaithersburg, MD, near Shady Grove Metro stop

REGISTER:  Please visit http://www.cleanvehicle.org/workshop/Gaithersburg.shtml

 

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