Question of the Month

Model Year 2017 and Beyond: Light-Duty Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards What are the current and future light-duty vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards? According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), light-duty vehicles (LDVs) emit nearly 60% of transportation-related GHG emissions and use more than half of all petroleum transportation fuel in […]

Request for Proposals for CNG Station Land

The Request for Proposals (RFP) to lease land for the new CNG station is available.  Please read through and consider any land around town that seems feasible.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Red Lodge!

Red Lodge, MT, The City of – Red Lodge has joined the growing regional network of electric vehicle charging stations! 2 Tesla Destination Chargers and 2 Universal Clipper Creek Chargers sit adjacent to the Public Restroom at 305 N Oakes Ave. The chargers will bring in new visitors to Red Lodge and the Beartooth Pass, […]

How Much Do Electric Cars Pollute? Report Says When and Where You Plug In Matters

A new study suggests reducing fossil fuel use in the electricity sector and encouraging workplace charging are two important factors in achieving the greatest electric vehicle (EV) emissions reduction. Read more here.

It’s Tax Time! Understanding Alternative Fuel and Infrastructure Tax Credits

Recent federal tax incentive extensions and changes impact alternative fuel and infrastructure tax credits. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (H.R. 2029) retroactively extended several tax credits, including theAlternative Fuel Excise Tax Credit and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit. It also included updates to the calculation method for Alternative Fuel Excise Tax Credit amounts, specifically […]

Understanding How and Where Plug-In Electric Vehicle Drivers Charge Up

Understanding How and Where Plug-In Electric Vehicle Drivers Charge Up New research findings dispute the belief that the growth of the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market requires a large network of public charging stations. Locating places to recharge is one of the most commonly cited barriers to PEVs. With gas stations seemingly on every corner, […]

EVSE Rebate Program Launched

Join Clean Cities to Help the Yellowstone-Teton Region Plug-In                          Local non-profit offering $5,000 rebates for electric vehicle charging stations Contact: Alicia Cox Executive Director Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities 810.955.5811 · alicia@ytcleanenergy.org   Jackson, Wyoming | January 13, 2016 – Local businesses now have a unique financial opportunity to help develop the necessary infrastructure to electrify our […]

Renewable Natural Gas: Repurposing Waste to Fuel Vehicles

What is renewable natural gas and how can it be used to fuel vehicles? Renewable natural gas (RNG) is pipeline-quality natural gas made by collecting and purifying biogas, the methane produced from decomposing organic matter. Biogas can be collected from sources such as landfills, livestock operations, wastewater treatment plants, food manufacturing and wholesalers, supermarkets, restaurants, and […]

Workplace Charging Challenge

Workplace Charging Challenge! In January 2013, the Department of Energy launched the Workplace Charging Challenge as part of its EV Everywhere Grand Challenge. Electric Vehicles (EVs) represent a great opportunity to vastly reduce petroleum usage in the transportation sector, and the DOE has set a goal for the US to be the first country to […]

Biodiesel FAQs

Biodiesel FAQs Blog As the regional designee of the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program, the Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities aims to reduce petroleum consumption within the local transportation sector by promoting a host of alternative fuels, including electricity, ethanol, hydrogen, natural gas, propane, and biodiesel. While each alt fuel has its own place in our […]