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Report
The UC Project Management Institute is a Registered
Provider with The American Institute of Architects
Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on
completion of this program will be reported to CES Records
for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA
members are available upon request
([email protected]).
This program is registered with the AIA-CES for continuing professional education.
As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval
or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of
handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. Questions related to
specific materials, methods and services will be addressed at the conclusion of this
presentation.
•Sustainable City Policy
•Vehicle Fuels in the Fleet
•Automotive Technology Careers
The City of Santa Monica
Report Card
2005
2006
Grade
C
C+
Effort
A
A
Grade
B
B-
Effort
A
A
Grade
C-
C
Effort
A
A
Grade
B+
B
Effort
C+
B+
Grade
B+
A-
Effort
A
A
Grade
D-
D
Effort
A
A
Grade
B+
A-
Effort
A
A
Grade
N/A
B-
Effort
A
A
Alternative Fuels
84% of the municipal fleet has transitioned to alternative fuel.
Powered Vehicles
# of
Vehicles
% of Fleet
Nat. Gas
265
51%
Unleaded
98
19%
Biodiesel
81
15%
Electric
36
7%
Propane- 2%
Hybrid
15
3%
Propane
12
2%
Bi-Fuel
10
2%
Hydrogen
5
1%
Hybrid- 3%
Bi-Fuel- 2%
Hydrogen- 1%
Flex Fuel- 0.2%
Plug-In Hybrid0.2%
Plug-In Hybrid
1
0.2%
Flex Fuel
1
0.2%
TOTALS
524
100%
FUEL
Unleaded- 19%
Biodiesel- 15%
Electric- 7%
Nat. Gas- 51%
Big Blue Bus is 50% LNG and 50% biodiesel
Petroleum
Gasoline and diesel fuels
• Evil, death and destruction
• The end is near
• $15.00 per gallon
• Cheap oil stops competing fuels
98 vehicles or 19% of the fleet
Natural
Gas
• CNG – Compressed Natural Gas
easier, less storage space
• LNG – Liquefied Natural Gas
longer range
• Wide variety of vehicles and engines
available
• Safe
265 vehicles or 51% of the fleet
Natural
Gas
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Cleanest ICE production car - Honda Civic GX
Cheaper than petroleum
Fossil Fuel, but can be renewable
Domestically abundant
Infrastructure throughout California
265 vehicles or 51% of the fleet
Liquid
Propane Gas
AKA – Propane, LPG
• BBQs, RV appliances, forklifts and trucks
• Stations are everywhere
• Cleaner and cheaper than petroleum
• Fossil fuel
• Abundant for now
12 vehicles or 2% of fleet
Biodiesel
• Sustainable & domestic
• Low emissions, except NOx
• Blended w/ petroleum
• Feedstock?
81 vehicles or 15% of fleet
Ethanol
• Flex-Fuel
• The short-term for Ford and GM
• No infrastructure in CA
• Emissions and production questions
1 vehicles or 0.2% of fleet
Hydrogen
• H-ICE = hydrogen internal combustion engine
• FC = Fuel Cell
• Expensive
• Most abundant element
• Long term solution?
5 vehicles – 1% of fleet
Electricity
• EV – electric vehicle
• NEV – neighborhood electric vehicle
• Batteries
• “Who Killed the Electric Car?”
36 vehicles or 7% of fleet
Hybrids
• Blend of two of more power sources
15 vehicles or 3% of fleet
• Gasoline - Electric
• Bi-Fuel, Dual-Fuel, Blends 10 vehicles or 2% of fleet
• Diesel - Hydraulic
• Plug-In Hybrid
Plug-In
Hybrids
• Any fuel can be used for the engine
• EnergCS Prius
• All electric under 35 MPH
• 100 MPG highway
• Plug-in refuse truck
1 vehicles or 0.2% of fleet
The City of Santa Monica
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