Clean Cities events include conferences and workshops about alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, and the alternative transportation sector.


NAFA 2017 Institute & Expo

April 25, 2017 @ 7:30 a.m. April 28, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m. | Tampa, Fla. | Add to calendar

This conference is for fleet industry professionals, both government and private, to discuss the most relevant topics and concerns facing fleet operation today. It presents many opportunities for continuing education and networking with other fleet professionals.

For more information, visit the show website.

ACT Expo 2017 - Alternative Clean Transportation

May 1, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m. May 5, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m. | Long Beach, Calif. | Add to calendar

The ACT Expo 2017 is an alternative fuels and clean vehicles conference and expo. ACT is dedicated to displaying all alternative fuels, advanced clean vehicles & technology providing strong educational value and positive results for fleet professionals and industry stakeholders looking to make investments in these alternative opportunities.

For more information, visit the show website.

2017 Green Drive$ Conference & Expo

May 18, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. | Naperville, Ill. | Add to calendar

The Lake Michigan Consortium — a partnership between the Chicago area, Wisconsin and South Shore Clean Cities coalitions — is hosting a major green-transportation conference in the Chicago area. The event is one of the largest clean-vehicle showcases held in the Midwest. The conference is an opportunity for commercial and municipal fleets to learn about advanced-vehicle technologies, including alternative fuels and electric vehicles. Representatives from MotorWeek Television, United Parcel Service, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, various automakers, and public and private fleets will be presenting and available to discuss practical methods for using environmentally friendly technologies that provide a return on investment.

For more information, visit the conference website.

EV Roadmap 10

June 20, 2017 @ 7:30 a.m. June 21, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m. | Portland, Ore. | Add to calendar

Widespread electric vehicle adoption requires a supportive ecosystem of stakeholders, from utilities and local governments to vehicle OEMs, charging providers, interest groups, and drivers. The EV Roadmap Conference brings all of these stakeholders together in a highly interactive format to explore emerging trends, share best practices, and map the road ahead.

For more information, visit the conference website.

CALSTART’s 25th Anniversary Reception and Symposium 2030: Connecting Transportation, Jobs and the Environment

Oct. 24, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m. | Pasadena, Calif. | Add to calendar

Twenty-five years ago, CALSTART set out to create a sustainable transportation future. This October we mark the occasion with a timely gathering of national policymakers and industry leaders targeting solutions and actions to stimulate thinking toward a 2030 vision for a clean transportation economy. The focus: market acceleration through transportation policies and technologies that result in creating more jobs, while meeting our climate and clean air goals.

For more information, visit the meeting website.


Find information about past Clean Cities conferences and workshops.

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Clean Cities Strategic Planning 2015 Meeting

Feb. 25, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a public meeting on Feb. 25, 2015, to collect input for a new Clean Cities program five-year strategic plan. The purpose of the meeting was to solicit input from a broad range of program stakeholders in industry and local, state, and federal government on how best to advance deployment of alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, and other technologies in the Clean Cities portfolio.

A photo of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at an electric vehicle charging station.

Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Workshop

May 1, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted the Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Workshop on May 1, 2013, to help advance the deployment of electric vehicles and related infrastructure. The workshop featured leaders of 16 electric vehicle community readiness projects. In a panel format organized by topic, participants shared findings, described lessons learned, and evaluated accomplishments.