12th Annual Legislative Luncheon
For the 12th consecutive year, Greater Indiana Clean Cities Board of Directors, platinum members and key partners hosted Indiana’s elected officials at a 2 hour Statehouse luncheon. This annual event educates Indiana’s leaders on the impact American fuels and technologies, many of which are developed and deployed in Indiana, are having toward reducing our nation’s dependence on foreign oil, in addition to providing Hoosier jobs and economic benefit to our great state.
During the event, fifteen Greater Indiana Clean Cities key partners and members set up table top displays providing overviews of products, services and Indiana alternative fuel and technology projects. The 2015 participants were:
CNG Fuels, Inc.
Clean Energy Fuels
Gain Clean Fuels
Indiana Corn and Soybean Organizations
Kinetrex Energy, A Subsidiary of Citizens Energy Group
Palmer Truck Group
Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition
The 2015 awardees represent over 2.5 million in annual foreign oil displacement from projects that deploy from the complete Clean Cities Program alternative fuels and technologies portfolio.
Outstanding leadership in the Deployment of Class 8 Compressed Natural Gas Fleet Operations
Since 2012, Monarch Beverage has displaced over 2 million gallons of foreign oil in their effort to reduce operating costs and improve the environment with the deployed of their CNG Class 8 fleet, fast-fill CNG station and CNG compliant maintenance facility.
Tippecanoe School Corporation
Outstanding Achievement in the Deployment of Propane School Buses
Since 2012, Tippecanoe School Corporation, Lafayette, IN, has operated five propane school buses displacing nearly a quarter of a million gallons of foreign oil.
Indianapolis Power and Light Company
Outstanding Leadership in E85 Fleet Operations
Since 2010, IPL has been utilizing E85 in their fleet of FFVs. To date nearly 60% of IPL’s fleet is flex-fuel capable, consuming over 130,000 gallons of E85.
Outstanding Leadership in Biodiesel Fleet Operations
Since 2006, Pro-Build/Carter-Lee Lumber has been using B20 in their diesel fleet, burning over 66,000 gallons annually.
Outstanding Leadership in the Deployment of Advanced Transportation Technologies
Vision Fleet, a start-up capital venture company, started in 2012, has partnered with the City of Indianapolis to deploy 425 plug-in vehicles and Evs into the city’s fleet. Vision Fleet Capital’s low-cost, fixed-rate Clean Miles Solution, the city expects to save millions while simultaneously increasing the service and safety levels of its fleet.