Past Events

Green Drives Webinar Series: How to Easily Purchase Alternative Fuel and Electric Vehicles – Part 2

July 22, 2020
11 AM - 12 PM (CST)

CACC is hosting a two-part webinar series on vehicle procurement and specifications for alternative fuel and electric vehicles. Join us on Tuesday, July 14, at 11 AM and Wednesday, July 22 to hear from experts with Sourcewell, the City of Chicago and ComEd. Our presenter on July 14 is Kelly McAllister, Contract Administrator, Sourcewell. Presenters

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Green Drives Webinar Series: How to Easily Purchase Alternative Fuel and Electric Vehicles – Part 1

July 14, 2020
11 AM - 12 PM (CST)

CACC hosted part one of its two-part webinar series on vehicle procurement and specifications for alternative fuel and electric vehicles. Speakers included experts with Sourcewell, the City of Chicago and ComEd. Our presenter on July 14 was Kelly McAllister, Contract Administrator, Sourcewell. Click here to view a pdf of the webinar slides. Please email the

 


Webinar: How Fleets Are Using B100 Biodiesel to Lower their Carbon Footprint

June 25, 2020
1 - 3 PM (CST)

Biodiesel has traditionally been blended with petroleum diesel. Recently, some forward-looking organizations have been using 100% biodiesel, known as B100, to take even greater advantage of the environmental benefits of biodiesel. They’re doing this with a simple, affordable piece of technology that lets medium- and heavy-duty trucks run on B100 while still having access to

 


Green Drives Webinar Series: Electric Vehicle Community Readiness

June 23, 2020
1 - 2 PM (CST)

Click here to listen to the webinar recording. Recording password: 9CmPzvnZ Click here to view a pdf of the webinar slides. Please email the presenters with any questions. Their email addresses are listed on the Q & A slide. Click here for information on the EV Readiness Checklist and an EV Readiness Decision Guide Is

 


Green Drives Webinar Series: Best Fleet Practices Using Biodiesel

May 20, 2020
11 AM - 12 PM (CST)

Click here to listen to the webinar recording.  Recording password: jPbrr75h Click here to view a pdf of the webinar slides. Please email the presenters with any questions. Their email addresses are listed on the Q & A slide. Chicago Area Clean Cities, the B20 Club and Renewable Energy Group (REG) hosted a webinar about

 


Green Drives Webinar Series: City of Chicago’s Fleet Car Sharing Program

May 7, 2020
1 - 2 PM (CST)

Click here to listen to the webinar recording.  Recording password: EmCRy7xR Click here to view a pdf of the webinar slides. Please email the presenters with any questions. Their email addresses are listed on the Q & A slide. Chicago Area Clean Cities hosted a webinar about the City of Chicago’s Fleet Car Sharing and

 


2020 Green Drives Conference & Expo – CANCELLED

April 30, 2020
8 AM to 4 PM
NIU Conference Center, 1120 E Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL 60563

UPDATE: DUE TO HEALTH ISSUES SURROUNDING COVID-19, THIS YEAR’S GREEN DRIVES IS CANCELLED Chicago Area Clean Cities invites you to attend our ninth annual Green Drives Conference & Expo on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at Northern Illinois University’s Conference Center in Naperville, Illinois. Green Drives – one of the largest clean-transportation conferences held in the Midwest –

 


2020 Earth Day Fair – CANCELLED

April 26, 2020
1 - 4 PM
Lake Ellyn Boathouse and Park, Glen Ellyn

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY DUE TO THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 (coronavirus) SCARCE and the Glen Ellyn Park District are joining forces to bring you an exceptional Earth Day celebration at beautiful Lake Ellyn! Attend the event on Sunday, April 26th from 1-4pm to get a dose of

 


National Shared Mobility Summit

March 17, 2020 - March 19, 2020
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Join over 800 public- and private-sector leaders, innovators, and advocates for an immersive three days of cross-sector collaboration dedicated achieving equitable, accessible, affordable, and clean mobility. This year, the summit is offering an enhanced experience designed to maximize learning, collaboration, and partnership.

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Work Truck Show Clean Cities Guided Expo Tour and Clean Cities Lunch & Learn with Cummins

March 4, 2020
9:30 - 12:00 EST
Indiana Convention Center

Mark your calendars! The 2020 Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit are right around the corner. You are invited to North America’s largest gathering of industry leaders and your closest peers. The expo hall and the educational opportunities are unmatched. New this year is a forum specially designed for Clean Cities participants. On March

 


Green Truck Summit-Work Truck Show

March 3, 2020 - March 6, 2020
Indiana Convention Center

The Green Truck Summit-Work Truck Show, North America’s largest work truck event, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The conference will again take place at the Indiana Convention Center. NTEA, the show organizers, are offering a discounted rate of $399 Clean Cities stakeholders. This rate provides free access to the Work Truck Show trade show floor

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Energy Independence Summit 2020

February 10, 2020 - February 12, 2020
Washington, D.C.

Join Chicago Area Clean Cities in attending Energy Independence Summit 2020 February 10-12 in Washington, D.C. This one-of-a-kind event provides a unique opportunity for Clean Cities Coalitions and leaders in the clean transportation industry to share best practices and join together to educate federal policy makers about the work we are doing to demonstrate the

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Annual Meeting and Holiday Reception

December 5, 2019
4PM - 7PM
The Great Escape Restaurant, 9540 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176

Join us at the Chicago Area Clean Cities End of Year Meeting and Holiday Reception, where we will celebrate the conclusion of the Coalition’s 25th Anniversary and will discuss programs, plans, and events for 2020. The CACC 2019 Awards, including the Clean Fuels Champion Award, will be presented. Stay after the meeting for a holiday

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Airports Going Green Conference

November 3, 2019 - November 6, 2019

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference. The conference, returning to Chicago November 3-6, will convene global aviation and airport professionals for this year’s theme,Destination: Sustainable Airports, highlighting sustainable airport terminals from around the world. The 2019

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National Drive Electric Week Event in Naperville, Illinois – CANCELLED

September 22, 2019
1 PM to 4 PM
Naperville Test Track, 1720 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60504

**CANCELLED due to forecast of excessive rain** An Electric Vehicle Ride-and-Drive and Parade sponsored locally by the Fox Valley Electric Auto Association (FVEAA), a not-for-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to educating the public and promoting Electric Vehicles (EVs). Festivities and parade start at 1 PM on Sunday. Talk to owners of various EVs of all types and

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National Drive Electric Week Event in Northbrook, Illinois

September 22, 2019
11 AM - 3 PM
Northbrook Court Mall, 1515 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

Head out to Northbrook Court on September 22nd from 11 to 3 and meet with local electric car drivers, hear what life is like with an electric car, and go for a ride along or test drive with actual car owners. There is an electric car out there for almost every need or budget. Northbrook

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