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What Should You Know About Washington’s Clean Fuel Standard (CFS)?

January 19, 2023

CFS PROGRAM OVERVIEW Washington State implemented its Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) on January 01, 2023—becoming the third state to launch a market-based transportation emissions program following California in 2011 and Oregon in 2016. The goal of Washington’s program is to gradually reduce the carbon intensity (CI) score of transportation fuels by 20% (based on 2017…

California’s New WAIRE Program

August 10, 2021

California has been known for its thought leadership in facilitating transportation-related greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions, namely through its Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). However, recently one of the state’s jurisdictions has gone one step further: targeting key emission-producing sectors through their Warehouse Actions and Investments to Reduce Emissions (WAIRE) Program. WHAT IS THE WAIRE PROGRAM? Also known…

British Columbia’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

July 27, 2021

Fleets and organizations alike have become accustomed to hearing of California’s LCFS, Oregon’s CFP, and the United State’s federal RFS. However, fewer are aware of British Columbia’s LCFS (BC-LCFS). To find out how this standard compares to others and the impact it has on the adoption of alternative fuels within Canada, keep reading below. BC-LCFS: PROGRAM OVERVIEW Established…

Leveraging the United State’s Federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)

August 13, 2020

RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD: OVERVIEW The  United State’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a national program that focuses on reducing the country’s dependence on foreign oil, achieving greenhouse gas reductions, and growing the nation’s renewable energy industry. It was created in 2005 under the Energy Policy Act, refined in 2007 as part of the Energy Independence…

Get to Know Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program (CFP)

August 6, 2020

CLEAN FUELS PROGRAM: OVERVIEW Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program (CFP) is a market-based program focused on reducing the carbon intensity (CI) of transportation fuels used in Oregon. It was enacted by the Oregon legislature in 2016 and is managed by its Department of Environmental Quality Commission (DEQ). By 2035, the CFP is set to reduce fuel…

Understanding the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

July 20, 2020

Many people have heard about California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)—from energy developers to station owners and fleets. But with all its complexity, the program can be difficult to navigate. Read below to understand more about why the Low Carbon Fuel Standard was created, how it works, and how it can benefit you. LCFS: PROGRAM…