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The Shift – March 2022

By March 28, 2022June 17th, 2022No Comments

The Shift is a bimonthly news roundup from the Colorado Clean Diesel Program, which is managed by CLEER.

Greetings and welcome to the first edition of the Colorado Clean Diesel Program’s e-newsletter! If you’re thinking about upgrading your fleet, remember that we make grants of up to 45% of the project costs for replacing certain types of diesel-powered vehicles and equipment with newer, cleaner, technologies. Full info is at our website.

Technology: Electric trucks have arrived: the use case for terminal tractors

A demonstration project tracking the vehicles of three OEMs at three different sites finds that the technology is mature enough for fleets to be making investments in production battery electric terminal tractors. Read more…


Technology: Sysco to deploy new zero-emission transport refrigeration technology

The food service distributor is evaluating an innovative new technology that recovers braking energy to power the refrigeration unit. Sysco has committed to electrifying 35% of its US fleet by 2030. Read more…


Case Study: Building a Sustainable Future at National Wildlife Refuges

A Virginia project demonstrates the use of ell-electric construction equipment in a sensitive area. Colorado has plenty of such areas, where site owners are willing to pay extra to minimize impacts and avoid carbon emissions. Read more…


Diesel prices at a record high since 2007

Not that you need to be reminded, but it’s as good a reason as any to be looking into electric alternatives. Just sayin’! See the data…

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