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Calstart successes 2010 overview

  1. 1. Overview of CALSTART’s Role in Growing the Clean Transportation Technology Industry Advanced Transportation Technologies John Boesel President and CEO Clean Transportation Solutions SM
  2. 2. CALSTART Has 140+ Members ( partial list )            
  3. 3. CALSTART’s Four-Part Role to Grow the Clean Transportation Technology Industry Member Services Fleet & Port Consulting Technology Commercialization Identifying opportunities, building teams, securing funding, and advancing technology, vehicles, fuels, and systems Helping ports, property developers, transit districts, and fleets seeking to implement cost-effective customized solutions Providing value-add services to companies: timely information, partnering, new business opportunities, conferences, technology evaluation Advancing key policies, advising policymakers, and helping companies plan for the future Unique Combination! Policy Fuel & Technology Neutral = Honest Broker
  4. 4. Amerigon – an Individual Company CALSTART Success Story <ul><li>Amerigon began operations in CALSTART business incubator in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART helped Amerigon secure public funding to develop technology, build prototypes, and conduct testing of its high efficiency climate control system </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigon had successful IPO, listed on the NASDAQ (ARGN) </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigon’s product is available in 20 different cars with five different automakers - firm operates with healthy gross margins and positive net income </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigon’s subsidiary, BSST, is exploring ways to use the thermo-electric technology to further improve vehicle efficiency </li></ul>
  5. 5. Heavy-Duty Hybrid Drivetrain System Development (1993-2000) <ul><li>CALSTART played a key national role in securing & managing (partially) more than $100 million in federal funding for HD hybrid propulsion system development </li></ul><ul><li>Fed $ matched by >$100 million in state/private investment </li></ul><ul><li>DARPA/FTA Programs directly lead to bus manufacturers offering product in 2000-2002 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allison (Gillig/MCI, New Flyer), ISE Research (Thor/MCI/New Flyer), BAE (Orion), Enova (Wright Bus, EvoBus, AVS), Solectria (AVS), and Santa Barbara Electric Bus Works </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2000-2010 – hybrid bus market share in US grows from 0-7% </li></ul>1 st AF HE Transit Bus 1 st Turbine HE Bus 1 st Gasoline HE Bus 1 st Commercial HE Bus 1 st E-School Bus Buses demonstrated under DOT/DOD programs
  6. 6. Hybrid Trucks: No Product in 2000 to Offerings by Every Major Truck Manufacturer in 2008 <ul><li>CALSTART’s joint program (Hybrid Truck Users Forum) with U.S. Army’s National Automotive Center (NAC) connected fleets and suppliers – ultimately demonstrating high demand for hybrids to truck OEMs </li></ul><ul><li>2010 > 2,500 trucks on the road </li></ul>35 Trucks & Buses at HTUF Ride and Drive – South Bend, IN October 2008
  7. 7. CARB (AB 118) Hybrid Truck Incentive Program a Major Success <ul><li>More than 650 trucks & buses to be deployed under program </li></ul><ul><li>> $19 million in rebates (vouchers) issued in 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>South Coast AQMD adding $1.5 million for LA Metro Region </li></ul><ul><li>CARB board has approved $25 million for FY 2010-2011 budget </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART recommended $100 million over four years </li></ul>SOLD OUT 8/30!!! www.californiahvip.org
  8. 8. <ul><li>CALSTART organized diverse coalition of transit operators, bus manufacturers, and suppliers to get $49 million in 2006 federal transportation bill (TEA-LU) for fuel cell bus research, development, and demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART built team and won $12.5 million in FTA funding for 5 projects in CA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All American Fuel Cell Bus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerated testing of buses in Bay Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First fuel cell APU/hybrid bus (Muni – SF) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 sub-system component development projects </li></ul></ul>CALSTART Lead National Effort to Secure $49 Million in Federal Transportation Bill “ All American” Fuel Cell Bus Fuel Cell Bus Used by AC Transit and SunLine Transit
  9. 9. Learning from Sweden – Making Renewable Natural Gas a Viable Fuel in the USA
  10. 10. Renewable Methane: Building Upon the Success in Sweden <ul><li>In 2003, through partner Volvo Car Corporation, CALSTART developed a partnership with Business Region Goteborgi to work together to develop RNG in CA and SE </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART lead 2 delegations of CA industry and govt. leaders to Sweden to learn about RNG leading to MOU of cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>CA approved use of RNG in pipeline as credit toward RPS </li></ul><ul><li>CARB included RNG in initial analysis for Low Carbon Fuel Standard </li></ul><ul><li>CEC made $25+ million in awards for RNG production plants </li></ul>(from left to right) CA Under Secretary for Resources Joe Desmond, SE Minister Anna Sommestad, and CA Energy Commissioner James Boyd sign MOU related to cooperation in bioenergy between California and Sweden (Stockholm 2006)
  11. 11. Biomethane is the Lowest Carbon Fuel… CARB GREET Analysis *Does not include indirect land use change emissions for ethanol <ul><li>Fuel Pathway Impact (gCO 2 e/MJ) </li></ul><ul><li>Landfill gas to renewable CNG 11.26 </li></ul><ul><li>Biogas to renewable CNG 13.45 </li></ul><ul><li>Landfill gas to renewable LNG 15.56 </li></ul><ul><li>Biogas to renewable LNG 17.78 </li></ul><ul><li>Electricity (best case renewable mix) 34.90 </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrogen (best case scenario) 33.09 </li></ul><ul><li>Ethanol (Corn - best case) 46.60* </li></ul><ul><li>Ethanol (Brazilian sugarcane) 27.40* </li></ul><ul><li>Ethanol (Forest waste – best case) 21.40 </li></ul><ul><li>Gasoline (CA reformulated) 96.09 </li></ul><ul><li>Diesel (ULSD) 94.71 </li></ul><ul><li>Fossil (conventional) Natural Gas 68.00 </li></ul>Biomethane Other Alt. Fuels Fossil Fuels <ul><li>Greater than 80% carbon reduction compared with conventional fuels </li></ul><ul><li>Less than half the carbon emissions of electricity and H2 </li></ul><ul><li>Lower carbon emissions than cellulosic ethanol </li></ul>Biomethane has the lowest carbon content of any fuel analyzed by CARB:
  12. 12. Renewable Roadway Deployment <ul><li>CALSTART received DOE grant to build 14 retail biofuel (E85/B5-20) stations in California – with heavy concentration in Sacramento Metro Area </li></ul><ul><li>With partner Propel, taking part in program funded by federal and state sources to build 100+ stations in CA </li></ul>
  13. 13. 500+ EV Charging Stations <ul><li>During the 1990’s CALSTART managed a statewide EV infrastructure development and deployment project that resulted in more than 500 public EV charging stations </li></ul><ul><li>Program included participation of state’s five largest utilities </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART helped secure and manage federal, state, and regional grants </li></ul>
  14. 14. CalSTEP Action Plan <ul><li>Action Plan released in Sacramento in January 2007 included 10 key recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Three key action areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversifying Fuel Supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving Vehicular Efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing the Need to Drive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>‘ Primary’ and ‘Supporting’ actions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pro business, economic growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assist with AB 32 implementation </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Status of CalSTEP Action Plan Recommendations (10/09)
  16. 16. CALSTART Played Leadership Role in Establishing AB 118 Program in CA <ul><li>AB 118 (N úñ ez) signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2007 the program provides $200 million/year for 7.5 years ($1.5 billion total) primarily for the purposes of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector </li></ul><ul><li>Program jointly administered by CA Energy Commission ($120 million) and CARB ($50 million) – Additional $30 million for vehicle scrappage </li></ul><ul><li>Support both research, development, and demonstration of new technologies advanced vehicle incentives, and deployment (incentives) for low carbon fuels and advanced vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART has worked to ensure full funding for program in each budget since legislation adopted </li></ul>Speaker Núñez Governor Schwarzenegger
  17. 17. <ul><li>Based on CalSTEP Action Plan Assemblyman Huffman introduced legislation to offer optional Pay-As-You-Drive (PAYD) insurance in CA </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts offers lower insurance rates for consumers who drive less </li></ul><ul><li>At August 2008 press conference in Sacramento State Insurance Commissioner agrees to implement PAYD by regulation – program to be effective in summer 2009 </li></ul>PAYD Press Conference in Sacramento (from left to right: CA State Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner, John Boesel of CALSTART, State Assemblyman Jared Huffman, and Lauren Navarro of EDF) – May 2008 California Adopts Low Mileage Insurance Program
  18. 18. Governor Signs Legislation Backed by CALSTART – Key Element of CA Growth Agenda <ul><li>To support growth of clean transportation tech industry in State of California, and thereby provide support for state’s leading policies, CALSTART sponsored legislation to tackle major in-state manufacturing barrier </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to passage of Senate Bill 71 (D-Padilla) in 2010, CALSTART was one of three states with a sales tax on purchase of cleantech manufacturing equipment </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART is working with State Treasurer’s office on effective program implementation </li></ul>CALTART CEO speaking at January Press Conference Supporting Cleantech Manufacturing Equipment Sales Tax Exemption
  19. 19. Raising Profile CA Clean Transportation Technology Industry <ul><li>CALSTART has organized numerous conferences, events, and meetings in Sacramento to raise awareness of policymakers of job creation potential of industry </li></ul><ul><li>CALSTART 2009 report identified over 200 California companies and organizations in clean transportation technology sector </li></ul><ul><li>Industry could be leading source of future jobs – leverages talent from CA’s engineering schools and entrepreneurial spirit </li></ul>
  20. 20. CALSTART Summary <ul><li>Since inception in 1993 CALSTART has provided over-all leadership and support for growth of Clean Transportation Technology Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Programs have helped wide array of fuels and technology move from prototype to market </li></ul><ul><li>Policies have focused on “win-win” opportunities that have helped over-all industry grow </li></ul>
  21. 21. Clean Transportation Solutions SM www.calstart.org Advanced Transportation Technologies SM

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