What: Sustainability Series: Green Driving in the Tetons
When: Thursday, October 24th 6:00 PM
Where: Teton County Library
Who: Anyone and Everyone!
Please join us for for the kick-off of the second annual Sustainability Series with a discussion on Green Driving in the Tetons!
The Coalition will present about the types of alternative fuels currently available in Teton County, the types of alternative vehicles available in Teton County and how various driving techniques can save you money and green house gas emissions. As always, the presentations will be followed by Q&A and the opportunity to connect with sustainability minded community members and local businesses.
Please bring ideas, questions and an interested mind to this engaging event. We can’t wait to see you all there!
Complimentary cell phone, battery and bear spray recycling.
This series is made possible in part by the generour support of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and is brought to you by the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition in partnership with Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and Energy Conservation Works.
We hope to see you there!
5/14/2013-Natural Gas for Transportation-Workshop & Webinar
The Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition invites you to join us on Wednesday, May 15 for a FREE workshop and webinar discussing the use of Natural Gas as a transportation fuel.
Please join us to learn more about the merits of this cleaner burning, alternative fuel along with the economic, environmental and logistical considerations of transitioning vehicles and buildings to accommodate natural gas.
This workshop will be held at the Teton County Board of Commissioners Chambers beginning at 10:45 am with brief introduction and presentations beginning at 11am. The Chambers are located in the Teton County Administration building at 200 S. Willow St in Jackson. Click HERE for directions.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (or) 307.413.1971 for the light lunch and refreshments that will be provided.
This workshop will feature include these topics and presenters:
- · ‘Fact vs. Fiction: Vehicle Maintenance/Repair Facilities Requirements for Natural Gas Vehicles’ – Live-cast webinar, Natural Gas Vehicle Institute
- · Natural Gas 101 – Phil Cameron, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition
- Fleet Experiences and Station Development – Gordon Larsen, Questar Gas
- Vehicle Conversions – Fremont Motors
- Regional Fueling Expansion – Randy Williams, Teton Conservation District
- Q&A and Vehicle Demo
The Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalitions works to promote cleaner and more efficient transportation in the Greater Yellowstone Region.
The Coalition is thankful for the support of key partners for this event including Teton Conservation District, Questar Gas, and the Natural Gas Vehicle Institute.
Contact Phil Cameron (307) 413-1971 (or) email@example.com for more information or to RSVP.
You can find a detailed agenda here: 5.15.13_Agenda
3/21/2013 Sustainability Series V: Natural Gas in Transportation
6pm – 7pm, The Home Ranch Exhibit Hall on the corner of Cache Avenue and Gill Street in downtown Jackson
Please join the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition and our partners for the fifth workshop of the Sustainability Series: Natural Gas in Transportation. Three experts will talk about the use of compressed natural gas in the transportation sector. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition’s Executive Director, Phil Cameron, will give a “101″ overview of compressed natural gas. Then Gordon Larsen, supervisor of Natural Gas Vehicle productions at Questar, will speak about fleet experiences from his 39 years with Questar. Finally, John Willott of Geologists of Jackson Hole will speak about global production and commodities. As always, the presentations will be followed by Q&A.
Refreshments will be provided, courtesy of the Jackson Whole Grocer.
The Sustainability Series is a set of workshops highlighting local sustainability efforts, providing YOU the tools to make sustainable decisions in your everyday life.
On the third Thursday of each month a different topic will be covered. Here is the 2013 schedule:
02/21/2013 Sustainability Series IV: Zero Waste
- On February 21st we heard what it takes for a community to achieve zero waste from renowned speaker & expert Eric Lombardi, executive director of EcoCycle, the largest community based Zero Waste organization in the US, processing over 55,000 tons of diverse recycled materials per year.
01/17/2013 Sustainability Series III: Energy Efficiency in Buildings
- The Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project brought together a number of local energy efficiency experts for a discussion on practical ways to conserve energy, energy efficiency programs and financing, as well as to learn about alternative energy options for homeowners in Jackson. Speakers included: Shelley Simonton, Executive Director, Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project; Wid Ritchie, Energy Specialist, Lower Valley Energy; Arne Jorgensen, LEED AP Architect; Katie Dahlgren, US Green Building Council Wyoming Chapter; and Mayor Mark Barron covered Town of Jackson initiatives.
11/15/2012 Sustainability Series II: America Recycles!
- The second Sustainability Series workshop was held in conjunction with America Recycles Day, and was designed to answer some of Jackson residents’ most common recycling questions.
10/18/2012 Sustainability Series Kick-off: Electric Vehicles
- We started hosting a series of sustainability workshops providing YOU the tools to make sustainable decisions in your everyday life. The first month was about electric vehicles. The sustainability series events are brought to you by the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition in partnership with Teton Co Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and the Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project.
9/8/2012 Old Bill’s Fun Run
- A highlight of the Jackson Hole calendar. All donations to the Coalition were matched through this generous program. See more information here.
10/18/2012 Odyssey Day: National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day
- We celebrated this nationwide event promoting cleaner transportation by hosting a half-day seminar consisting of informational sessions on natural gas and biodiesel. We toured Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s vegetable oil filtration system and had alternative fuel vehicles on site as well.
9/22/2012 Idaho Falls Farmers Market
- We held a booth with information all about alternative fuels and what you can do to reduce your petroleum use.
9/15/2012 Teton Gravity Research world premiere of ‘The Dream Factory’
- The Coalition was selected as a beneficiary of Teton Gravity Research‘s ‘Dream Factory’ Film Premiere.
8/29/2012 Petroleum Reduction Seminar in Lander, WY
- We held this seminar in Lander in partnership with NOLS to spread the word on alternative fuel vehicles and petroleum reducing technologies. Speakers talked about electric vehicles, natural gas, and much more.
8/17-19/2012 Dartmouth’s Big Green Bus stops in Jackson!
- “This summer 11 Dartmouth students will tour the nation on the Big Green Bus to build enthusiasm for community involvement through environmental action. This is the 8th year a completely student run initiative hits the road to travel 12,000 miles across 24 states on a reused, veggie-powered Greyhound bus.” For more info click to The Big Green Bus.
8/8/2012 Jackson Live
- Live music by The Features and we hosted a booth with the latest YTCEC information about our programs and events.
7/31-8/1 2012 Encanna’s Natural Gas Drive Event, Riverton WY
- We were able to test drive some natural gas vehicles, learn about upcoming natural gas vehicle technologies, and even heard from Senator Eli BeBout. Here are a few photos from the natural gas event we attended in Riverton. It was a great success!
7/25/2012 Jackson Hole People’s Market
- While browsing the local artists and buying veggies, people stopped by our table at the People’s Market for interesting resources about alternative fuels and information on our upcoming events.