Natural Gas

Greenkraft Deploys CNG Trucks in Southern California Cities

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 23, 2017

Greenkraft Inc., a major manufacturer in the alternative fuel engine and vehicle market, says that it has placed six compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks in a Southern California city and will be placing an additional six CNG trucks in a second Southern California [Read More]

Xpress Natural Gas Expands Team for Enhanced Reliability, Reduced Costs

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Xpress Natural Gas LLC (XNG), a full-service compressed (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) provider, with operations throughout the U.S. and eastern Canada, has hired two executives for key leadership roles. Vince Morrissette has joined the XNG management team as [Read More]

IACMI, Partners Launch CNG Storage Tech Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on February 21, 2017

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a University of Tennessee, Knoxville- and Department of Energy-driven consortium with more than 100 members committed to increasing domestic production capacity and manufacturing jobs across the U.S. composites industry, has announced the [Read More]

A. Schulman Joins ANGP to Develop Low-Pressure ANG Tech for Vehicles

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

A. Schulman Inc., an international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, masterbatches, powders and resins, and Adsorbed Natural Gas Products Inc. (ANGP) have reached an agreement whereby A. Schulman will join the coalition with ANGP to develop and produce a commercially [Read More]

Miami-Dade Transit Opts for 300 New Flyer Xcelsior CNG Transit Buses

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 20, 2017

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, says it has been awarded a contract to build 300 40-foot Xcelsior compressed natural gas [Read More]

Redlands Nat-Gas Station Sees 71% Increase in Fuel Consumption

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 20, 2017

The City of Redlands, Calif., has reported a significant jump in use at its corporate yard alternative fuel station, which provides compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to both city and non-city vehicles, over the first six [Read More]

Clean Fleet Profile: B.C. District Boasts 100% CNG Fleet

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on February 20, 2017

The Regional District of Nanaimo will operate 49 CNG transit buses in the first fully CNG-powered bus fleet in Canada.

State Rep. Files Texas Fuels Bill for Natural Gas Fleet Vehicles

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 20, 2017

Texas State Rep. Brooks Landgraf, R-Odessa, has filed H.B.1979, known as the “Texas Fuels” bill, to harness funds restricted exclusively for emissions reduction purposes to promote the use of natural gas-based fuels in state fleet vehicles. “The Texas Fuels bill [Read More]

California Energy Policy Report Promotes Clean Transportation

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 16, 2017

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved a major report assessing energy trends and issues facing the state’s electricity, natural gas and transportation fuel sectors. The 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Update highlights the state’s recent slate of legislative [Read More]

Engie, Partners Receive LNG-Powered Bunker Vessel

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 16, 2017

Engie, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corp. and NYK have taken delivery of what they say is the world’s first purpose-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. in Korea. According to the companies, the vessel [Read More]

N.Y. Bus System Exercises Options for New Flyer’s Xcelsior CNG Buses

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 15, 2017

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., the largest heavy-duty transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has announced that Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE), located in Garden City, N.Y., has [Read More]

Waitrose Launches Fleet of CNG Trucks with 500-Mile Range

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

Supermarket group Waitrose has introduced a fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks with a range of up to 500 miles. The trucks, which use advanced technology developed jointly with Scania and Agility Fuel Solutions, will be fueled with biomethane from [Read More]

Trumbull County Continues Fleet Replacement with CNG Trucks

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

The Engineer’s Office in Trumbull County, Ohio, recently demonstrated its four new compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks and announced that it has committed to replacing the rest of its diesel trucks, as well, according to a report from the Tribune Chronicle. As [Read More]

Love’s Trillium Signs Off on Two New CNG Stations in Florida

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 09, 2017

In its latest company announcement, Love’s Trillium CNG, part of the Love’s Family of Companies, has finalized an agreement to bring two compressed natural gas (CNG) facilities to south Florida. The stations will be the only CNG locations in Miami-Dade [Read More]

Omnitek to Develop Nat-Gas Engine for Off-Road Applications

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 08, 2017

Omnitek Engineering Corp., which develops and sells proprietary diesel-to-natural gas conversion systems, says it will participate in a $1.5 million grant study with its partner Olson-Ecologic Testing Laboratories, based in Fullerton, Calif., to demonstrate its clean natural gas engine technology for [Read More]

VIA Metro Transit to Purchase 270 CNG Buses for Fleet Use

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 08, 2017

As part of the agency’s SmartMove five-year capital plan, VIA Metropolitan Transit of San Antonio recently announced the sale of $82 million in MTA contractual obligation bonds to help finance the purchase of 270 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. According to [Read More]

Clean Energy to Fuel Trucks Fitted with Near-Zero NOx Engines

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 07, 2017

In addition to signing new fuel agreements, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been contracted to build multiple natural gas fueling stations in early 2017.

Love’s Trillium to Build CNG Station for Local Fleet Vehicles

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 07, 2017

Love’s Trillium CNG, part of the Love’s Family of Companies, has finalized an agreement to bring a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station to Gunnison, Colo. As reported, Gunnison County and the Gunnison Valley Rural Transportation Authority (RTA) recently reached an [Read More]

Waste and Recycling Company Converts Entire Fleet to CNG

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 06, 2017

Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD) in Utah has switched its entire fleet of residential collection trucks to compressed natural gas (CNG), helping the district accomplish goals in both financial and environmental stewardship. As reported, WFWRD officially completed the five-year transition of its [Read More]

Indiana City Makes Moves to Repower Diesel Trucks, Install CNG Station

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 06, 2017

The Hobart Board of Public Works and Safety in Indiana has approved three grant agreements that would expand the department’s investment in compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, as reported in the Chicago Tribune. In conjunction with the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Committee, the [Read More]

Kansas City Transportation Authority Touts CNG Milestone

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 03, 2017

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has announced a recent milestone: RideKC buses have used the equivalent of 1 million diesel gallon equivalents (DGEs) of compressed natural gas (CNG) since starting to use the fuel in August 2014. As reported, [Read More]

New RNG Facility to Fuel Waste-Hauling Truck Fleet

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 03, 2017

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and waste management company CR&R Environmental have begun construction on an eight-inch pipeline that will bring carbon-neutral renewable natural gas (RNG) into the SoCalGas distribution system and will, specifically, be used to fuel CR&R’s fleet of approximately [Read More]

Cummins Wesport ISL G Near-Zero Engine Exceeds Standards

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 02, 2017

A report released by the University of California Riverside’s (UCR) College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) found that new ultra-low emission natural gas heavy-duty vehicles met and exceeded their certification standards during a full range of duty [Read More]

Companies Sign MOU to Provide Multi-Fuel, LNG Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 01, 2017

Total, an international oil and gas company, and CMA CGM, a worldwide shipping group, have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) to supply a range of multi-fuel solutions, including liquefied natural gas (LNG). According to the joint release, the two [Read More]

Greenkraft to Introduce New CNG, Propane Model Trucks

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 01, 2017

Greenkraft Inc., a major manufacturer of alternative fuel automotive products, says that it plans to expand to a bigger factory in 2017 and also introduce an entire new line of trucks called the G3 and G4, which are larger-sized trucks in [Read More]

NGVAmerica, Auto Alliance Welcome New Secretary of Transportation

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 01, 2017

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica), a key trade association for the NGV and natural gas refueling industries, has applauded the confirmation of Elaine Chao as the 18th Secretary of Transportation. Chao was sworn in Tuesday, just after the Senate [Read More]

Greenkraft Reports Winning Bids for Alt-Fuel Trucks

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 31, 2017

Greenkraft Inc. (GKIT), a major player in the alternative fuel engine and vehicle market, has announced that many major U.S. cities are now using Greenkraft alternative fuel trucks for their daily operations. According to the company, these trucks not only [Read More]

Former London Minister Urges Mayor to Support Nat-Gas Trucks

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 26, 2017

In a letter sent to London Mayor Sadiq Khan, former development minister Mike Foster urges the administration to back natural gas-powered heavy good vehicles (HGVs) to improve air quality in the city. Earlier this month, a U.K. Department of Transport-backed study [Read More]

Muncie Sanitary District Recognized for CNG Fueling Station

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 25, 2017

The City of Muncie, Ind., and the Muncie Sanitary District were recognized for their GreenLine compressed natural gas (CNG) station by the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition at the 14th Annual Indiana Legislator’s Luncheon, which was held on Tuesday, Jan. [Read More]

Company Purchases 25 CNG Concrete Trucks, Installs Fueling Station

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 24, 2017

In one of the largest air quality investments made by any construction company in the state of Utah, Geneva Rock Products says it has invested over $8 million in a fleet of 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) ready-mix concrete trucks [Read More]