The Mid-America Collaborative Peer Exchange Webinar Series focuses on fleet best practices in procuring and deploying alternative fuel vehicles. Learn from fellow fleet professionals who have become deployment experts in certain alternative fuels. Access webinar recordings using the links below.

Best Practices For Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles And Fleets

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  • Carl Suhr, Fleet Maintenance Superintendent, Kwik Trip
  • Sam Swearngin, Fleet Administrator, City of Kansas City, Mo.

The growth of natural gas fueling infrastructure in recent years has been phenomenal, and for good reason. Compressed natural gas offers low fuel prices that have attracted investments in vehicles and infrastructure from coast to coast. Lower long-term maintenance costs and cleaner air make the case for CNG even more compelling. If you’re looking at CNG as an option for your fleet, or just want to learn more about the topic, listen in to two seasoned fleet managers discussing their years of experience in conversions, maintenance, contracting and much more.

Biofuels Best Practices & RIN Strategies

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  • David May, Specifications Manager, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Jeff Hove, Vice-President, RIN Alliance.

Are you a fleet manager or owner, or a fuel distributor? Considering biofuels, but need more information? Learn from David May from Iowa DOT and Jeff Hove from the RIN Alliance. David brings years of real-world experiences with biofuel deployment to this presentation. Use his experiences to create your biofuel best practices. Jeff brings his expertise in using RINs to benefit your business. The RIN Alliance is America’s largest online system for RIN compliance and marketing for fuel marketers and blenders. The RIN Strategies discussion will include information on all biofuels, including ethanol, biodiesel and bio CNG.

Electrify Your Fleet

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  • Michael Coburn, Manager of Fleet Services, Westar Energy
  • Mike Hurst, Fleet Manager, Kansas City Power & Light

Learn how you can reap the benefits of electrifying your fleet, including cost savings and emissions reduction. If you’re already rolling with EVs, what can you expect in new technologies, vehicle costs, depreciation and charging stations? If your company is considering adding electric vehicles to your fleet, where do you start? Michael Coburn, Manager of Fleet Services, at Westar Energy, and Mike Hurst, Fleet Manager at Kansas City Power & Light will discuss best practices and benefits of EVs.


The Mid-America Collaborative Peer Exchange Webinar Series is brought to you by Metropolitan Energy Center, Kansas City Regional Clean Cities, Iowa Clean Cities Coalition, St. Louis Clean Cities Coalition and Nebraska Clean Cities Coalition, with funding support from U.S. DOE Award DE-EE0006009.