NAFTC Conducts Petroleum Reduction Trainings in Birmingham, Alabama and Whittier, California December 2012

NAFTC Conducts Petroleum Reduction Trainings in Birmingham, Alabama and Whittier, California December 2012   The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium is the creator of a comprehensive curriculum focused on Petroleum Reduction Technologies (PRT). The curriculum is part of the Clean Cities Learning Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy …

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FEMA award to allow NAFTC’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle First Responder Safety Training to reach thousands of U.S. first responders December 2012

FEMA award to allow NAFTC’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle First Responder Safety Training to reach thousands of U.S. first responders December 2012   The federal agency responsible for emergency responses and safety preparedness is looking to the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) to educate the nation’s first responders on the …

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Let’s Clear the Air…Energy Content December 2012

Alternative fuels have been around for decades, but have been increasing in popularity as energy security, the economy, and consumer awareness continue to grow.  The goal of this article is to clear the air on the topic of energy content. Most concerned citizens may not necessarily be concerned directly with fuels’ energy content. Instead, they may be concerned about vehicle driving range and operating costs, which are most often associated with the total at the pump. However, energy content is an essential component of automotive study. Energy content was recently discussed at the Clean Cities Learning Program’s Petroleum Reduction Technologies regional pilot training in Charleston, WV.

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Year in Review: 2012 December 2012

Year in Review: 2012 December 2012   2012 was a year of landmarks for both the alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle industry and the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium.   More people bought hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles in 2012 than any year before. Sales for plug-in electrics went …

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