FYI

Cleantech Company Brings Exhaust System to Gray Line Licensees

Jul 26, 2016

Sightseeing tour provider Gray Line Worldwide has chosen cleantech solutions company NG1 Technologies as an Allied Partner to bring TechFlo Exhaust, NG1’s aftermarket exhaust system, to Gray Line licensees. As an Allied Partner, NG1 joins a select group of brands [Read More]

Westport Fuel Systems Appoints New Leadership

Jul 25, 2016

The board of directors at Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a global company for the engineering, manufacturing and supply of alternative fuel systems and components, has appointed Nancy S. Gougarty CEO, effective immediately, now that Westport’s current CEO, David R. Demers, [Read More]

Dieselgate Fallout: Production of BMW’s 2017 Diesel Vehicles Delayed

Jul 21, 2016

Production of BMW Group’s 2017 model-year diesel vehicles has been delayed due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s further inspection and enhanced emissions analysis following Volkswagen’s recent Dieselgate scandal, according to several recent reports. “In light of recent events, agencies [Read More]

Fuel Cell, Hydrogen Association Introduces Resource Guides

Jul 18, 2016

The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), the trade association dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies, says it has released two new resources that confirm the widespread impact these technologies are making on today’s [Read More]

CARB Rejects VW’s Plan to Fix 3.0L Emissions-Cheating Vehicles

Jul 14, 2016

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has rejected Volkswagen Group’s recall plan for the 3.0-liter diesel vehicles equipped with emissions-cheating devices, according to a letter sent to the German automaker this week. According to CARB, Volkswagen’s submissions are “incomplete, substantially [Read More]

Virginia Clean Cities Launches Hydrogen, Fuel Cell Nexus Website

Jul 12, 2016

Virginia Clean Cities at James Madison University (JMU) has launched the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Nexus supply chain website, a business-to-business online platform that will connect hydrogen and fuel cell companies to strengthen the zero-emission energy sector and pave the way [Read More]

Gaz Metro Conducts Renewable Natural Gas Conversion Project

Jul 11, 2016

Gaz Metro, one of the largest natural gas distribution companies in Quebec, says that it has been conducting a demonstration project over the past several months aimed at converting forestry biomass into second-generation renewable natural gas. According to the company, [Read More]

Skangas Provides Nat-Gas for Polaris LNG-Powered Icebreaker

Jul 01, 2016

Skangas, which supplies liquefied natural gas (LNG) for shipping, industrial and heavy road transport needs, says it has made the first delivery of LNG for Polaris – the world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker. According to Skangas, Polaris is a dual-fuel icebreaker [Read More]

Kreisel’s System Enables Faster EV Charging with 9.6 kW Output

Jul 01, 2016

Austrian manufacturer of high-performance batteries Kreisel Electric has introduced MAVERO, a wall-mounted home energy storage system that stores electricity from renewable energy sources, which can provide faster charging for electric vehicles (EVs). According to Kreisel, the Li-Ion battery packs are [Read More]

State DEP Reminds Car Buyers Alt-Fuel Rebates Are Still Available

Jun 29, 2016

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released a statement reminding car buyers that rebates to assist with the cost of purchasing new alternative fuel vehicles are still available. “Rebates are available for battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles [Read More]

Mitsubishi Motors Releases New PHEV Concept

Jun 27, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. says it will premiere the new Ground Tourer Concept high-end SUV coupe, a midsize plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), at the 2016 Paris Motor Show this fall. Following the Concept XR PHEV introduced at the 2015 Geneva [Read More]

Va. Transit Agency Touts CNG, Promotes Clean Energy

Jun 24, 2016

As part of its “Did You Know?” educational advertising campaign, the Greater Richmond Transit Co. (GRTC) has wrapped its compressed natural gas (CNG) buses, along with others in its fleet, with messages highlighting key facts about its use of CNG and [Read More]

EV Network Adds Fast-Charge Stations Along Quebec Corridor

Jun 21, 2016

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has announced that electric vehicle (EV) fast-charge stations will soon be completed along Highway 20, one of Quebec’s busiest corridors. The Electric Circuit – the largest public charging network in Quebec – has signed agreements with the [Read More]

NG1 Technologies Announces New Executive Hire, Internal Promotion

Jun 21, 2016

NG1 Technologies, a cleantech solutions company in the diesel transportation and diesel engine industry, has hired Sam Ray as vice president and director of sales and promoted Art Meissner to vice president of development. Ray, with more than 20 years [Read More]

Ohio County Approves Funding for CNG Trucks

Jun 20, 2016

Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio, have approved the purchase of four new compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks for the Trumbull County Engineer’s Office. The Board of Commissioners stated that 80% of the cost will be covered by the Federal Transportation [Read More]

Iveco Launches CNG-/LNG-Powered Truck for Long-Haul Routes

Jun 20, 2016

Iveco, an Italian industrial vehicle manufacturing company, has introduced the New Stralis NP natural gas truck, which runs on compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG), at its manufacturing base in Madrid. According to Iveco, the natural gas truck [Read More]

Container Transport Specialist Adds LNG-Fueled Truck to Fleet

Jun 17, 2016

Gasum, a natural gas and biogas company, says that Finnish shipping container transport specialist Speed Oy has introduced a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Volvo FM 460 hp dual-fuel truck to its fleet operating from the Vuosaari Harbor in Helsinki. Gasum says it’s working [Read More]

PlugShare to Offer Free Residential EV Charging Stations, Installation

Jun 16, 2016

PlugShare, maker of an electric vehicle (EV) charging station locator app, has announced the California statewide launch of Drive Solar, a program that now provides eligible PlugShare community members with a free home EV charging station plus free station installation [Read More]

Global Automakers Launches Zero-Emission Vehicle Website

Jun 15, 2016

The Association of Global Automakers has launched a new website entitled DrivingZEV.com, which addresses the advancement of green vehicle technologies and the challenges of today’s marketplace as both automakers and states strive to reach target sales for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). “Automakers are [Read More]

DOE Issues RFI on Fuel Cell Electric Truck Targets

Jun 13, 2016

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information (RFI) for feedback from truck operators, truck and storage tank manufacturers, fuel cell manufacturers, station equipment designers, and other related stakeholders on [Read More]

BYD Appoints New Regional VP of Electric Coach and Bus

Jun 10, 2016

BYD, a global provider of electric vehicle manufacturing, has hired 22-year transit industry veteran Ted Dowling as regional vice president of electric coach and bus for the Pacific Northwest in the company’s heavy industries unit. The company adds that Dowling [Read More]

DOE Issues RFI for Hydrogen Storage Onboard Vehicles

Jun 08, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office has issued a request for information (RFI) to obtain feedback and input from stakeholders on strategies for cost reduction and performance improvements of composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV) systems for [Read More]

SPI Energy Expands EV Rental Business in China

Jun 07, 2016

SPI Energy Co. Ltd., a global provider of photovoltaic solutions for business, residential, government, and utility customers and investors, says that its majority-owned subsidiary, Beijing Yiwei New Energy Technology Development Co., has expanded its Internet-based electric vehicle (EV) rental business [Read More]

American CNG Opens Fueling Station in Fort Pierce, Plans 20 More

Jun 03, 2016

American CNG Energy LLC says it plans to build an Opis Energy compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Fort Pierce, Fla., as the first step in its strategy to build over 20 additional stations across multiple states. Specifically, the new [Read More]

Chart Industries Adds CNG Option to Skid-Mounted LNG Station

Jun 01, 2016

Chart Industries, a cryogenic equipment manufacturer, has added a liquefied compressed natural gas (LCNG) fueling option to its skid-mounted LNG fueling station, making it now suitable for both LNG- and CNG-fueled vehicles. The company asserts that because the station is [Read More]

OPW Acquires Fairbanks Environmental Ltd.

Jun 01, 2016

OPW, a provider of fluid-handling solutions and a business unit within Dover’s Fluids segment, has acquired fuel management services provider Fairbanks Environmental Ltd. in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, in the U.K. “The acquisition of Fairbanks will expand OPW’s end-to-end solutions, providing our [Read More]

Ohio County Making a Move to Natural Gas Vehicles

May 31, 2016

Officials in Trumbull County, Ohio, have approved funding that will support the acquisition of four new compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks that will be used by the county engineer’s office. According to coverage from WKBN, grant funds will cover 80% [Read More]

EV Manufacturer BYD America Expands Team in Los Angeles

May 26, 2016

Electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has announced the promotions of several executives in an expansion of the company’s leadership team at its downtown Los Angeles headquarters. Macy Neshati has been promoted to senior vice president of BYD’s newly created B2B division, [Read More]

Hexagon Composites, Siddha Gas Technik Agree to Joint Venture

May 26, 2016

Hexagon Composites, the Norway-based company that develops and produces composite pressure cylinders and systems for the storage and transportation of various gases, says it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Siddha Gas Technik Pvt Ltd. to pursue opportunities [Read More]

Air Products, NSPE Develop Hydrogen Fueling Market in Japan

May 24, 2016

Air Products, an industrial gases company and supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment, has jointly constructed and placed online its first hydrogen fueling station in Tokyo with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Pipeline & Engineering Co. Ltd. (NSPE), [Read More]