Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities Stakeholder Meeting
Wednesday, May 18th
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Olympic sports Plaza OSP
3395 Cody Lane
North of Teton Mtn. Lodge
Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuc-qorToiHt3Q4ZYQmO2cWgK9PDF7qemh
1:00 pm – Welcome – Alicia Cox, Executive Director and Derek Schaefer, Board President
1:05 pm – Introductions – Brief introductions, attendees in person and virtual
1:10 pm – YTCC intro and high level Federal and State Funding Overview
1:25 pm – Funding questions and discussion
1:35 pm – Idaho National Laboratory Net Zero 2031 goal progress, Tad Pearson, Transportation Manager, Scott Wold and Jeff Brown, Idaho National Laboratory. Tad will provide insight into their efforts to decarbonize INL’s fleet, which includes hundreds of vehicles and around 90 motorcoaches. We’ll learn about the vehicles and fuels they are implementing and currently researching.
1:50 pm – INFRASTRUCTURE ROUNDTABLE
1:50 pm – Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Project Management, Johnny Ziem, Assistant Director of Public Works, Town of Jackson. Johnny managed the request for funding, procurement of equipment, contracted electricians and oversaw the installation of many Level II charging stations and two DC Fast Charging stations in Jackson, he’ll share his process and lessons learned.
2:10 pm – More Electric Vehicle’s, Fewer Emissions, Christy Lewis, Director of Analysis, WattTime. Christy will provide an overview of a study WattTime and Rocky Mountain Institute produced where they explain how to maximize emissions reductions through smart charging electric vehicles. Christy is a previous employee of YTCC and we are so excited to have her back for this meeting.
2:30 pm – Equity and rural engagement for bi-partisan infrastructure funds, pending agenda item
2:50 pm – Infrastructure questions and discussion
3:15 pm – RENEWABLE DIESEL LISTENING SESSION
3:15 pm – Renewable Diesel (RD) Background and current lay of the land, Jesse Therien, YTCC Clean Cities Project Manager, Montana. Jesse will provide an overview of renewable diesel, emission benefits, where it is produced and locations currently implementing RD.
3:30 pm – Listening session, during this agenda item YTCC staff will provide questions and listen to attendees’ thoughts, barriers and ideas for the use of renewable diesel in ID, MT and WY fleets.
4:00pm – Meeting end, attendees are welcome to stay and continue discussions until 5:00pm.
For questions or clarifications contact Alicia Cox, firstname.lastname@example.org