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Public Compressed Natural Gas Station Online Near LAX
on 27 Aug 2015
California-based TIMCO CNG has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) station at 11144 S. La Cienega Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. Pennsylvania-based Evergreen CNG Systems Inc., which commissioned the station, notes in a company press release that the facility is located right near the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the I-405 and I-105 freeways. Evergreen CNG Systems Inc., a division [read more]
Meal-Delivery Nonprofit Showcases New CNG Van and Station
on 27 Aug 2015
Meals on Wheels and More (MOWAM), an Austin, Texas-based meal-delivery nonprofit organization, officially unveiled a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered cargo van and CNG fueling station on Tuesday. A recent MOWAM blog post says the new vehicle and on-site station were made possible thanks to a grant from ONE Gas Foundation, the charitable arm of Texas Gas Service's parent company. According [read more]
Canadian Funding Available to Alt-Fuel Tech Projects
on 27 Aug 2015
Sustainable Development Technology Canada, a group funded by the Canadian government to support cleantech technologies and help get them to market, is seeking applications under its SD Tech Fund and SD Natural Gas Fund. Through the SD Tech Fund, SDTC helps finance various solutions that address the challenges of clean air, soil, water and climate change. One technology sector that [read more]
Oregon Beverage Fleet Sees Savings with Propane Autogas
on 26 Aug 2015
Seven months after converting 10 cargo vans from gasoline to propane autogas, General Distributors Inc. reports those vehicles have cut the company's greenhouse gas emissions by over 20% and saved an estimated $10,000 in fuel costs, according to Blue Star Gas. General Distributors distributes beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages to taverns, gasoline stations and grocery stores in 11 Oregon counties. [read more]
Virginia Commonwealth University Converts Shuttles to Propane Autogas
on 26 Aug 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Parking and Transportation has retrofitted seven shuttle buses´╗┐ in its 10-vehicle RamSafe fleet with bi-fuel propane autogas systems. According to an announcement, the conversion is projected to save the division more than $20,000 in annual fuel costs. The project was made possible through a partnership with the Virginia Department of General Services; the Virginia Department of [read more]
Clean Energy Announces a Slew of New Natural Gas Contracts
on 25 Aug 2015
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced that it will construct new compressed natural gas (CNG) stations for Arlington Transit (ART) in Arlington County, Va.; Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) in Long Island, N.Y.; and the North Kansas City, Mo., School District, which Clean Energy says is set to become the largest school district in the U.S. to transition its school bus [read more]
ANG Opening Public CNG Station in Georgetown, Ky.
on 24 Aug 2015
New York-based American Natural Gas LLC (ANG) has announced it is building a public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Georgetown, Ky., with truckload carrier Bestway Express serving as the station's anchor tenant. Located at 405 Cherry Blossom Way, this will be the first public CNG station in Georgetown, which ANG says is a regional hub for the automotive, agriculture [read more]
Certified CNG Inspector LLC Offers Luxfer Replacement Equipment
on 24 Aug 2015
Certified CNG Inspector LLC (CCI), a provider of on-site compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system inspections and repairs to commercial clients within the contiguous U.S., is offering equipment from Luxfer Gas Cylinders. Based in Locust Grove, Va., CCI specializes in after-hours CNG vehicle servicing during fleet downtimes so that vehicles do not need to be pulled from service. CCI now [read more]
City of Atlanta Launches Electric Vehicle Fleet Program
on 24 Aug 2015
The City of Atlanta has announced it will deploy what it says will be one of the largest municipal fleets of electric vehicles (EVs) in the U.S. According to a press release, the city has teamed up with California-based Vision Fleet to roll out 50 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles by the end of 2015. The release says the new [read more]
Alliance Makes Global Push for Zero-Emission Vehicles
on 24 Aug 2015
California, The Netherlands and Quebec have announced they are launching the International Zero-Emission Vehicle Alliance (ZEV Alliance) to accelerate global adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs)´╗┐. The three partners also committed to recruiting other countries and sub-national jurisdictions to join them as founders of the alliance. ZEVs include plug-in, battery-electric and hybrid-electric vehicles, as well as hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles [read more]
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