The Intermountain Western Alternative Fuel Corridor Convening was the fifth and final in a series of regional Convenings sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration. The Convening was held in Salt Lake City, Utah on November 6, 2019 in collaboration with the National Association of State Energy Officials REV West meeting and with more than 75 stakeholders participating. The Convening focused on advancing regional coordination to expand the network of nationally-designated alternative fuel corridors. Participants included representatives from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming.
Convening Agenda and Summary Report
Convening Fact Sheets
PacifiCorp, NASEO, and the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) lead on alternative fuel corridors provide welcome and introductory remarks on the importance of regional coordination and partnerships to support the development of alternative fuel corridors and a sustainable transportation network.
James Campbell, Legislative Policy Adviser, PacifiCorp
Diane Turchetta, Transportation Specialist, U.S. Federal Highway Administration
Cassie Powers, Managing Director, Programs, National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)
Partnership Goals and Objectives
Get ready to “roll up your sleeves” for day-long, results-driven discussions as meeting hosts present convening objectives to enhance multi-state collaboration, evaluate key barriers, and find solutions to advance alternative fuel corridors in the Intermountain Western U.S.
Oana Leahu-Aluas, Associate, Cadmus
Alycia Gilde, Director, Fuels and Infrastructure, CALSTART
Alternative Fuel Corridor Planning Tools
Learn about the National Renewable Energy Laboratory tools and those used by REV West which are available to support states in planning for and mapping alternative fueling infrastructure. Gain insight into the capabilities of FHWA’s HEPGIS mapping website.
Mike Scarpino, Transportation Project Engineer, U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center
Johanna Levene, Manager, Transportation Data and Tools, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Matt Rahill, Alternative Fuels Data Center Lead, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Tim Ularich, Implementation Engineer, Utah Department of Transportation
Alternative Fuel Corridor Initiatives: Progress to Date, Outreach, Funding
Partners throughout the region present on innovative programs currently advancing alternative fuel corridors in the Intermountain Western U.S. Hear first-hand about the partners, technologies, and funding that are making it possible.
Electric Vehicle Corridor Initiatives
Tammie Bostick, Executive Director, Utah Clean Cities
Mark Brady, Program Manager, Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy
Vincent Veilleux, Manager, Distributed Energy Resources, NV Energy
Mike King, Assistant Director of Electrification & Energy, Colorado Department of Transportation
Hydrogen, Natural Gas, & Propane Corridor Initiatives
Dale Prows, Head of Hydrogen Supply Chain, Nikola Motor
Reed Page, Operations Manager, Fleet Saver, LLC
Larry Osgood, President, Consulting Solutions
Filling the Gap: Technology and Infrastructure to Build Out Corridors
Alternative fuel infrastructure providers discuss the unique opportunities and challenges for filling the alternative fuel infrastructure gaps along corridors.
Alaric J. Babej, Project Manager, Product Development, Public Service Company of New Mexico
John Schott, Senior Grant Operations Manager, ChargePoint
Alan Mace, Market Manager, Heavy Duty Applications, Ballard Power Systems
Chelsea Jenkins, Executive Director of Government Affairs, Roush Cleantech LLC