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 […]

Electric Vehicle FAQs

There are many alternative fuel options available, and choosing the most appropriate for your lifestyle can be a challenge. However, electric drive vehicle (EDV) technologically is becoming more reliable, practical, and convenient, and as a result their adoption rate is growing fast. Particularly in areas with relatively clean, very cheap power generation, such as YTCEC’s […]

January Question of the Month

Question of the Month: How can I search for, update, and add new alternative fueling station information using the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) Station Locator? Answer: The Alternative Fueling Station Locator (http://www.afdc.energy.gov/locator/stations/) is the most used tool on the AFDC and was recently improved to include new options that may change the way users search for and update station […]

Guest Shot: We’re Charging Ahead for Clean Energy

 Jackson Hole News and Guide 8/21/13 Guest Shot On Aug. 5 the Jackson Town Council voted to approve the installation of five electric vehicle charging stations in public parking lots around the core of Jackson.  The Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition and the Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project commend the mayor and council for their leadership […]

EVs Face Unfounded Criticism

Scientists acknowledge that changes are occurring at an accelerated pace and every action, or inaction, impacts our fragile future. The successful fight against the uphill battle of climate change requires a shift of attitudes in our culture, which is likely the greatest challenge. The importance of delivering factual information, without hidden opinions, has been at […]