National Alternative Fuels
Training Consortium

Available as a two-day course or independent four-hour workshops, this course helps participants learn about green fleet incentives and how to implement them. It gives participants an opportunity to share ideas and work experience with other fleet managers, learn about advanced technology, alternative fuel vehicles, and their fleet applications. Petroleum Reduction Technologies (PRT) is aimed at reducing petroleum consumption and its effects on the economy, health, and the environment.

This course is designed specifically to raise awareness and foster a greater understanding of alternative fuels, alternative fuel vehicles, advanced vehicle technologies, petroleum reduction technologies, federal and state grant funding opportunities, fuel economy, idle reduction, and related technologies.


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Course materials provided:

  • Participant Manual – ISBN 978-1-933954-42-4
  • Includes review questions and learning activities
  • Each module of the Participant’s Manual contains text, illustrations, explanatory figures and tables, module review questions, and a list of key terms and abbreviations

Course designed for:

  • Government Officials / Decision Makers
  • General / Consumers
  • Automotive Technicians
  • Fleet Managers
  • Secondary Education
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Code Officials / AHJs
  • Construction / Contractors


Individual modules of this course are available. Click the links below to learn more.

  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Biodiesel Fleet Applications
  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Ethanol Fleet Applications
  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Natural Gas Fleet Applications
  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Propane Fleet Applications
  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Hydrogen Fleet Applications
  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Electric Drive Fleet Applications
  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Fuel Economy Fleet Applications
  • Petroleum Reduction Technologies: Idle Reduction Fleet Applications

Taught by certified NAFTC instructors, this two-day course will enable you to:

  • Discuss the role of fleet managers.
  • Explain what a green fleet is and why they are becoming important.
  • Identify alternative fuels for use in green fleets.
  • Discuss the eight key areas in fleet management and how alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles relate to each.

Course outline:

  • Day One
    • Reducing petroleum consumption
    • Reducing emissions
    • The need for alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles
    • Federal requirements
    • Definition of alternative fuels
    • State and local requirements
    • Consumer acceptance
    • Consumer demand
    • Biodiesel
    • Ethanol
    • Natural Gas
  • Day Two
    • Propane
    • Electric drive vehicles
    • Hydrogen
    • Fuel economy
    • Idle reduction

Contact

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1100 Frederick Lane | Morgantown, WV 26508
P: (304) 293-7882
F: (304) 293-6944
E: naftc@mail.wvu.edu

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