Our values as a company include being fully transparent to our customers in our mission to provide the very best revenue stream possible, the most accurate data and reporting, and presentation of opportunities to grow your program and fleet inventory. The PS2 Platform fits perfectly with our mission and perfectly with our clients’ operations!
Your PS2 Dashboard is Your Customized Portal for LCFS/CFP Management
PineSpire’s PS2 Platform may not be as fun as “Play Station”…but it is the most revolutionary way to access, understand, and manage all things LCFS/CFP and EV Fleet efficacy. PineSpire has always provided our customers with reliable information and payments, and now with the new PS2 Platform, our customers have their own 24/7 access to their information.
The Zero Emission Forklift Rule is currently in development, with CARB approval expected in 2023. This rule is phasing out the use of propane forklifts in California and requiring the use of Zero Emission engines (such as electric or hydrogen) instead. PineSpire is following the rulemaking closely and keeping our partners up-to-date on the latest changes. In July, CARB released the latest draft Rule. We’ve summarized major updates for you below.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently held a workshop for stakeholders in the Low Carbon Fuel Standard program. The presentation included the much-anticipated proposed updates to the Carbon Intensity standards in the program as well as a few new concepts. PineSpire has summarized two key proposed changes for you below.
California’s e-Voucher Incentive Program (eVIP) still has funds available for Level 2 chargers! With today’s gas prices, there has never been a better time to go Electric. If you are installing an EV charger for commercial or public use, this simple program available to reduce your costs.
The San Joaquin Valley, known for its rich agriculture, is the home of the interationally renowned Quady Winery, a gem that keeps you coming back for more. Quady specializes in sweet wines and have mastered the use of rare muscat grape varieties since 1975. In addition to making great wine, Quady has made sustainable practices an integrated part of their operations. Enrolling with PineSpire to create LCFS credits has boosted their sustainable operations, and revenue, even further.
Ramar Foods began as a small, family-owned company who wanted to share their delicious recipes from the Philippines with North America. With more than 50 years of success, Ramar has expanded into the European, Middle Eastern and Australian markets and has plans to go beyond. PineSpire is thrilled to highlight the vibrant business as our Customer of the Month.
Moonlight Companies is in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley and specializes in sharing delicious fruits with the world. From peaches bursting with flavor to the juiciest mandarinswe have ever tried and doing it all with sustainability in mind. Moonlight is constantly innovating on their operations, finding new ways to reduce cost and optimize production. This includes investing in energy, like solar and battery storage, as well as adopting new technologies to continually improve processes.
PineSpire wants to take this opportunity to highlight Moonlight Companies accomplishments as our March Client of the Month.
PineSpire recently had a chance to sit down with Moonlight to discuss the benefits of opting into California’s LCFSprogram (the Low Carbon Fuel Standard program). Here are the top uses of the revenue from the LCFS program:
Offsetting the cost of charging EVs
Funding new EV chargers for company cars as well as employees’ vehicles, a nice perk for the team.
Hastening the Return on Investment of new electric equipment for their fleet
In addition to taking part of the LCFS program, Moonlight Companies is developing an electrification plan that works for their fleet. Examples of how they are evaluating, funding, and rolling out new EVs include:
Participating in a pilot program with HummingbirdEV to test out fully Electric Refrigeration Trucks
Leveraging funding from PG&E to install a new service dedicated to Heavy-Duty EV Charging
Complying with current regulations for vehicles and material handling equipment