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News Archive - August 2014


NGVs: '20 Percent Growth Isn't Crawling'
August 29th, 2014 - The market for heavy duty natural gas trucks is growing at a annual pace of approximately 20%, which is “extraordinary,” says NGVAmerica president Rich Kolodziej, “in a market where change generally comes slowly and the vehicles have a long service life.” Ron Eickelman, who chairs NGVAmerica and is president of Agility Fuel Systems, reports unprecedented strong demand for the compressed natural gas fuel systems his firm supplies to truck OEMs for factory installation. READ MORE >

CNG and LNG Sales Surge in Texas
August 20th, 2014 - “Sales of natural gas motor fuel are surging in Texas,” says the Texas Railroad Commission. TRC cites- a tally of more than 14.5 million gallon equivalents of compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas sold in the state as of July 31 – with correspondingly high tax revenues. READ MORE >

Bonita Springs Utility Passes Natural Gas Test
August 20th, 2014 - More water and wastewater utility vehicles that serve Bonita Springs and Estero will use natural gas, but the alternative fuel is still out of reach for many agencies in Southwest Florida. READ MORE >

TruStar for Upgrade of Kern County CNG
August 14th, 2014 - TruStar Energy reports a contract to upgrade a compressed natural gas fueling station, dating from 2005, for the Kern County schools in Bakersfield, Calif. READ MORE >

Kentucky City Debuts Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles in Municipal Fleet
August 13th, 2014 - The City of Lexington, Ky., has deployed 11 refuse trucks that are powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) to its municipal fleet and unveiled city-owned CNG refueling capabilities. READ MORE >

Federal Aviation Administration Funds Natural Gas Shuttles
August 12th, 2014 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a $330,000 grant to Portland International Airport to buy six natural gas buses for passenger and employee transportation to parking and rental car lots through the FAA’s Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) program. READ MORE >

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