The 13th annual Clean Energy Roadshow rolls into Peachtree City on Wednesday, June 28 with Public Service Commission Vice Chairman Tim Echols and a list of speakers promoting the benefits of alternative fuel vehicles.
The Peachtree City show will be the last of four events this month. Other events will take place in Savannah, Augusta and Albany.
On June 28, at Rinnai Corporation, the event will feature a vast variety of electric, compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane vehicles. A hands-on showcase of the latest technology in cars, trucks and buses is followed by a half-day event designed for fleet operators, local government officials, industry executives and other community leaders. The learning activities include a showcase of the latest technology paired with a lunch and learn seminar.
103 International Drive
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Vehicle Showcase: 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Learning Session: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch/Test-rides: 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
This year, the series highlights federal and utility funding programs for public EV charging and the workforce development opportunities emerging from Georgia’s booming EV ecosystem. Events are free, but registration is required at www.CleanEnergyRoadshow.com
Roadshow founder and Georgia PSC Vice Chairman Tim Echols has been championing alternative-fuel vehicles since 2011.
“The Roadshow has been a labor of love for me since I became a PSC Commissioner and dove head-first into all aspects of the energy sector,” Commissioner Echols said. “At the roadshow, you can see and touch what people are driving, what governments are utilizing, and what companies are producing. And, you might ask, what vehicles will be in widespread production soon? Come to the Roadshow and see them close up.”
Georgia-based headline partners, Blue Bird, KIA, Club Car, Georgia Power, and Atlanta Gas Light, are joined by Alliance Autogas, Peterbilt Trucks of Atlanta, MHC Kenworth, Propane Education and Research Council, Chateau Energy Solutions, and the Georgia Department of Transportation to present the latest cutting-edge advancements in commercial vehicles and the transportation industry.
With $5 Billion in federal funding available to school systems, the Blue-Bird EV School bus, the Blue Bird Vision™ Propane bus and the Thomas-Built Jouley™ will be on display. Also showcased: the NEV Club Car™ Cru and LSV Club Car™ Urban, natural gas, propane and electric fleet vehicles from DeKalb County and Old Town Trolley (Savannah), the 2023 KIA EV6 All-Electric Crossover, Peterbilt 220EV medium duty and Kenworth T880 NGV. Chesapeake Utilities and the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia will introduce the benefits of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) projects at landfills, poultry, and dairy farms.
The Clean Energy Roadshow is the longest running mobile educational series for fleets in Georgia.
You can find Commissioner Echols’ complete biography and photo on the Commission web site at https://psc.ga.gov/about-the-