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Each year, Transportation Energy Partners hosts the Energy Independence Summit (EIS) in Washington D.C. EIS is the nation’s leading clean transportation policy summit. The Summit offers exclusive opportunities for Clean Cities Coalitions, leaders, and stakeholders in the clean transportation industry to network and establish connections with each other and Congressional and Administration policymakers.

This year, from February 11-13, 2019, the Summit will transpire as both houses of Congress confirm their agenda for the upcoming year. Our presence on the hill is a singular opportunity to enhance federal priorities, including:

  • Restoring expired tax incentives for alternative fuels and vehicles
  • Increasing funding for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities program and the EPA Diesel Emission Reduction Grants
  • Protecting and advancing the Renewable Fuel Standard
  • Prioritizing clean transportation energy in new infrastructure legislation
  • Ensuring that the Department of Transportation Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program continues its funding for cleaner vehicles

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet with key leaders in the Administration and Congress
  • Learn the latest on how to leverage investments from the Volkswagen Settlement
  • Network with the nation’s Clean Cities Coalitions and top industry leaders
  • Participate in Roundtable discussions with DOE, EPA, DOT, and USDA
  • Learn about new technologies and market developments that are driving the alternative fuels industry forward
  • Participate in Capitol Hill Day meetings and educate Members of Congress about successful projects achieved in partnership with government and industry
  • Become a TEP member
  • And more!

About Transportation Energy Partners (TEP)

Transportation Energy Partners is a national, non-profit organization that focuses on bringing together Clean Cities coalition leaders with the clean transportation industry to promote energy independence by supporting policies that grow and develop cleaner fuels and vehicles. They concentrate on stabilizing gas prices, creating jobs, curbing dependence on foreign oil, promoting tax incentives for alternative fuel use, preserving renewable fuels standards and maintaining funding for clean transportation.

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