The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, a program of West Virginia University funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), convenes every two years for Odyssey Day, a nationwide event to help educate fleet managers, municipalities, corporations, and others about alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles and the important role these vehicles play in providing solutions to our nation’s growing energy security and environmental issues.
Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities is hosts their Odyssey Day every year in October and this years’ event will again be held at the West Hills Center of the Community College of Allegheny College on October 17, 2014 and we would like to invite you to attend. Alternative fueled vehicles will be on display, and experts will be on hand that can answer any questions you might have. Representatives from user organizations will be making presentations starting at 9:30 AM.
Registration begins at 8:45 AM.
Odyssey Day is FREE for all attendees and open to the public.
Guest Speaker: PA Senator Bob Casey (9:15 AM)
Our Theme is: “A Pathway to Energy Independence”
This years’ agenda will have breakout Sessions on:
Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Vehicle Conversions
Hear from Original Equipment Manufacturers as what new light duty vehicles are or will be available in the coming years Class 1-8 . Determine the best alternative fuel solution for your vehicles. A well rounded educational session on the various fuels and technologies that are available for today’s fleets private and public. What does the future hold in store for us ?
School Bus/School Districts/Shuttles/Taxi’s
Come and listen to different school bus companies, taxi companies and shuttle operators talk about their use of alternative fuels.
General Session (Infrastructure, Funding and Training etc)
Listen to vendors who sell and install all types of alternative fuel infrastructure from small home units to commercial refueling stations. Speakers will discuss what Federal, State Funding Programs are available as well as some other funding options that fleet managers and companies could consider for alternative fueled vehicles, as well as upcoming training opportunities.
Local Governments and Municipalities
Local Governments and municipalities talk about their use and/or planned use of alternative fuels and what was considered before they made the decision be use them.
Come and listen to First Responders that are using alternative fuels in their vehicles and some of the things that they must be knowledgeable about.
Speakers will talk about what strategy they use in supplying fuel to projects and what should be considered.
Heavy Duty Vehicles
NEW” Heavy Duty Vehicles. Class 6-8 . An overview of New OEM vehicles that are currently available and future products. A must see for the municipal and private sector fleets.
Alternative Fuel at Well Sites
Presenters will talk about what their companies are doing to use alternative fuels at wells sites as well as to and from those locations.
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