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News Archive - July 2015

UPS Cruising Toward Alternative Fuel Goal
29 July 2015 - UPS has a goal of driving 1 billion miles in its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017, and if the company's annual Sustainability Report and a slew of recent announcements are any indication, UPS has picked up the pace and is well on its way toward meeting that target." READ MORE >

Trillium CNG Inks Station Deal with NFTA in New York
29 July 2015 - Trillium CNG, a business unit of WEC Energy Group, has signed a letter of agreement to design, build, operate and maintain a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA). READ MORE >

Patriot CNG Station for Coastal Florida
28 July 2015 - Fort Lauderdale-based Patriot CNG has broken ground on a new compressed natural gas fueling station for Florida City Gas in Rockledge, on the Atlantic coast east of Orlando. READ MORE >

A Glimpse into the Global NGV Refueling Market
27 July 2015 - The total number of natural gas vehicle (NGV) refueling stations globally will grow from 23,001 in 2015 to 38,890 in 2025, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4%, according to a new report from Navigant Research. READ MORE >

New Fueling Stations in Des Moines and in Indianapolis
24 July 2015 - The new Gain Clean Fuel CNG station in Des Moines will support compressed natural gas-fueled trucks operated by Ruan. The new CNG station in Indianapolis will support CNG trucks operated by Delco Foods. READ MORE >

Carnival Cruise Line Embarks on Cleaner Direction
23 July 2015 - Each year, more than 10 million Americans set sail on a cruise. While the vast majority of the cruise ships, some the size of floating cities, are powered by diesel engines, a cleaner option now exists. READ MORE >

ANGA Statement on the Senate ENR Committee's Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
22 July 2015 - ANGA applauds Chairman Murkowski and Ranking Member Cantwell on the introduction of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. READ MORE >

Applied LNG Midlothian Plant Tour as Part of October’s HHP Summit
22 July 2015 - This year’s High Horsepower (HHP) Summit includes the unique opportunity to view the opening of Applied LNG’s new liquefaction plant at Midlothian, Texas. Following the official October 27 ribbon-cutting, Summit attendees will receive a tour of the new facility and a hosted lunch. READ MORE >

TruStar Energy Debuts First Company-Branded CNG Station
21 July 2015 - TruStar Energy, which has long worked with other companies and government customers as a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station developer, constructor and service provider, has revealed a new initiative and opened its first and very own TruStar-Energy-branded CNG station. READ MORE >

NGV Industry Rallies Behind Proposed DGE Standard
20 July 2015 - As the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) holds its annual meeting this week, NGVAmerica says the natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry and advocates are again rallying in support of the adoption of the diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) standard for liquefied natural gas (LNG). READ MORE >

LNG Looks To Have A Bright Future As A Domestic Marine Fuel
20 July 2015 - The historic conundrum of developing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel has a chicken versus egg element to it. Vessel operators interested in LNG are hesitant to make the commitment to build and/or convert ships to LNG without a guaranteed fuel supply. READ MORE >

Crowley Adds 16 ISO Tanks to LNG Equipment Fleet
20 July 2015 - In response to high customer demand, Crowley Maritime Corp. has acquired 16 additional ISO tanks for its Carib Energy group that will be used to supply, transport and distribute U.S.-sourced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to customers in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Central America. READ MORE >

Delaware Unveils New Clean Transportation Incentive Program
17 July 2015 - On Thursday, Gov. Jack Markell and other Delaware officials announced a new Clean Transportation Incentive Program (CTIP), which will provide state rebates and grants for alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure. READ MORE >

Quantum Acquires Contract to Develop 5,000 psi CNG Tank for Mining Use
13 July 2015 - Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. received a contract to develop a specialized 5,000 psi CNG tank specifically configured for an integrated storage system for heavy duty mining trucks in Australia. READ MORE >

Questar CNG Opens in San Antonio
13 July 2015 - Utah’s Questar Fueling has opened a new compressed natural gas fueling facility in San Antonio, Texas. The station at 5348A FM 1346 will serve as may as 60 class-8 natural gas-powered trucks operated by Central Freight Lines, Questar says. Central is projected to use more than 1 million DGEs/diesel-gallon equivalents of natural gas per year. READ MORE >

N.Y. Facility Serves as Base for Virtual CNG Pipeline
13 July 2015 - Seven months after commencing construction, Direct Energy Business and Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) announced that a compressed natural gas (CNG) production facility and distribution terminal in Manheim, N.Y., is now fully operational. Direct Energy says the facility is able to serve customers hundreds of miles away with CNG for heating and manufacturing processes. READ MORE >

Southern California Gas Teams With the California Trucking Association on NGVs
9 July 2015 - Southern California Gas has joined forces with the California Trucking Association “to help expand the awareness of the economic and environmental benefits of natural gas and alternative fuels for heavy-duty trucking and goods movement. READ MORE >

Commission Awards Over $10 Million to California Alt-Fuel Projects
9 July 2015 - The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved more than $10 million in new grants for four alternative fuel projects. READ MORE >

Clean Energy Fuels Touts Growth of Refuse Business
9 July 2015 - Clean Energy Fuels Corp. says its work to fuel the refuse industry with natural gas continues to steadily expand, providing a significant portion of the company's revenues. READ MORE >

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Reintroduces Clean Vehicle Corridors Act
6 July 2015 - U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., recently reintroduced the Clean Vehicle Corridors Act, a bill to designate U.S. Department of Transportation funding and establish new policies for the development of alternative fueling stations on interstate highways throughout the nation. READ MORE >

Money Available to Fund Greener and More Efficient Trucks and Buses
6 July 2015 - Medium- to heavy-duty vehicle owners in New York, Chicago and California may not know it, but they have access to significant funding for cleaner and alternative fuel vehicles. READ MORE >

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