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Unique Mobile Power Station Will Be at Green Drives

Among the up to 40 environmentally friendly vehicles at our Green Drives Conference & Expo on May 3 will be the DANNAR Mobile Power Station, which is a unique EV, unlike anything on the market today. The off-road, zero-emission vehicle functions in two primary ways. First, the MPS is a versatile off-road work vehicle, which boasts modular […]

Chicago Park District Powers Fleet with Low Emission Biodiesel Fuel

The Chicago Park District operates one of the most successful biodiesel-powered vehicle fleets in the United States. Biodiesel blends up to 20% (B20) and above are being used successfully year-round. The Park District’s program, which includes using old cooking oil from local restaurants and events like the Taste of Chicago, enables the Park District to annually […]

Modern apartment buildings and fast electric car charging stations

EV Sales Growing at Rapid Clip in Illinois

Sales of plug-in electric passenger vehicles have grown exponentially in Illinois over the past few years. The chart below shows the increase in EV registrations from 2014 through 2020. As we close out 2021, industry reports indicate that Illinois is due for another record-breaking year of growth. Image Source: Illinois Secretary of State Data Surprisingly, […]

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signs CEJA into law in Chicago.

Illinois’ Climate and Equitable Jobs Act Paves Path for EVs

After years of deliberations, the State of Illinois recently passed its most sweeping energy and climate bill in a generation. The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), also known as SB2408. The bill is the result of years of deliberations between utilities, municipalities, energy suppliers and environmental stakeholders. The result is a bill that puts Illinois […]

Five Steps For Better Cold Weather Fuel Performance

With seasonal changes underway and temperatures beginning to fall, now is the time to check your fuel infrastructure to prevent common issues and keep your equipment running smoothly throughout the winter months. Five simple steps will help ensure trouble-free fuel performance this winter, says Pete Probst, president of Indigenous Energy, an Affiliated Partner of the […]

Electric Car is charging in front of house

Path to Electric Vehicles Conference Highlights Challenges, Successes on Road to Reduce Emissions

Chicago Area Clean Cities, the American Lung Association and Greater Indiana recently co-hosted the “Road to Emission Reductions: Path to Electric Vehicles Virtual Conference.” The conference highlighted the current situation of emission reductions, EV charging standards, battery technologies, and policy. Nearly 100 people attended the day-long conference. During the program, Harold Wimmer, President and CEO of the American […]


IACT, formerly known as Chicago Area Clean Cities, is a voluntary, locally based coalition dedicated to reducing emissions from the transportation sector.

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