Air Logistics Center was officially added to the base closure
list earlier this year. While this was viewed by many as
an economic setback for the Sacramento region, there exist
new opportunities that can considerably cushion this blow.
have expressed their intent to privatize the facilities
at McClellan, as well as many of the jobs located on-base.
SMUD views this as an opportunity to expand the efforts
of the Sacramento Electronic Transportation Consortium to
attract more altemative fuel transportation-related business
to Sacramento through the creation of an Advanced Transportation
Business Development Center. Synergy EV is a candidtae for
Advanced Transportation Business Development Center based
at McClellan Air Logistics Center and co-managed by SMUD
will bring jobs to the Sacramento region and spur clean
fuel transportation development in Northern California.
By forming partnerships with a wide array of experts and
other interested parties, the SMUD / McClellan approach
can consolidate vital interests under one umbrella and maximize
pooled resources. SMUD and McClellan have already established
mature and successful working relationships with universities,
research organizations, grant funding programs, auto makers
and many other private sector companies. We are best poised
to launch this.