Propane Autogas can eliminate refueling woes

With a variety of refueling options available, fleet owners can create a customizable solution ideal for their fleet By Tucker Perkins Over the last four decades,...

Top 5 electric vehicle breakthroughs in 2023

By Marisa Higgins In 2023, the electric vehicle industry experienced an exponential amount of growth. With the expansion of charging infrastructure and the hope of...

Cost savings from propane school buses sustain family business

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Cost savings from propane school buses allow small business to survive pandemic, continue serving rural communities BEDFORD, PA. (November 28, 2023) — With propane school...

Propane primed to provide clean option for all districts in CSB 2023 Rebates

WASHINGTON (November 14, 2023) – As the latest round of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus funding expands its prioritization pool and encourages new fleets...

Drive Clean Colorado launches Watts@Work to promote electric vehicle charging at employee workplaces

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Workplaces across Colorado are taking the Watts@Work (W@W) pledge to provide EV charging access to employees that will provide a path to equitable EV ownership. Denver, Colo., Nov....

U.S. Steel Pioneers battery-powered locomotives, 1st in North America

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The United States Steel Corporation, or U.S. Steel, advanced with a crucial step forward this week in its ongoing commitment to goals such as...

Superior Energy Systems Propane Autogas Dispensers pump 100 millionth gallon

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Millions more gallons pumped by dispensers outside company’s proprietary network CLEVELAND (September 12, 2023) — Superior Energy Systems, best known for its propane midstream and...

Zionsville Indiana School District meets upcoming emissions standards ahead of schedule

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Zionsville Community Schools joins 150 school districts that returned back to school in new propane school buses ZIONSVILLE, INDIANA. (October 10, 2023) — Zionsville Community...

12 truths you should know about propane autogas

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In the ongoing conversation about clean transportation, we continue to see pushback from various players on the true value of anything but electric vehicles...

Broward Country Transit, propane rises to the top

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In southeast Florida, Broward County residents are enjoying cleaner air and less noise thanks to Broward County Transit’s addition of propane autogas vehicles to...

SPONSORED: First B100 powered vehicles delivering near-zero carbon emissions in California

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Pittsburgh, PA, September 25, 2023 – Optimus Technologies, a diesel engine decarbonization company focused on the largest and most challenging sectors of the transportation...

Roseville converts organic waste into renewable fuel for solid waste trucks

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ROSEVILLE, Calif. — In a significant milestone, the City of Roseville has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and minimize...

Drive Clean Indiana and IDEM unveil GOEVIN: A statewide initiative to drive electric vehicle adoption 

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Drive Clean Indiana, in partnership with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and the Indiana Utility Group, is thrilled to announce the launch...

Propane is the winner on the ticket

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In the interest of healthy democratic discourse, I’d like to engage in an honest debate between two heavy-duty fuels in the world of transportation:...

Biodiesel Specialist shares five steps to better cold weather fuel performance

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With seasonal changes underway and temperatures beginning to fall, now is the time to check your fuel infrastructure to prevent common issues and keep...

Lightning eMotors Vehicles Surpass 5 Million All-Electric Miles

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LOVELAND, Colo., August 22, 2023 – Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV), a leading provider of zeroemission, medium-duty commercial vehicles and electric vehicle (EV) technology for...

Drive Clean Colorado and CALSTART Collaborate to Accelerate Electrified Transportation Growth

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This virtual event will review and summarize the key takeaways from the Medium and Heavy Duty EV Data Collection project.

Do EVs Truly Save Drivers Money?

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A Consumer Reports study shows EV drivers spend about 60% less on fueling their vehicles than gasoline car owners.

Roush Clean Tech’s propane school buses are making the grade

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Our drivers will be able to better concentrate on the roads, and there will be less unsavory noise in our community.

North Penn School District receives national award for commitment to student health, environment

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With this initiative, North Penn is reducing its fuel and operating costs by several thousand dollars.

American Lung Association launches Biobased Academy for fleets

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The American Lung Association’s Biobased Academy® is now live for fleet use. The ALA’s new comprehensive online training program educates fleet and facility professionals and technicians...

The pace of transportation innovation will continue to quicken

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Amidst the many recent advancements in clean transportation technology and policy, there are even more questions circling the next chapter in transportation innovation: What...
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Mullen announces mobile EV charging truck delivering Level 2 and DC fast charging

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BREA, Calif., July 11, 2023 – Mullen Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, today announces PowerUP,...

Optimus Technologies, B100 continue helping DC Water reduce emissions

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DC Water (District of Columbia Water Authority) recently took delivery of their first off-the assembly-line Optimus Technologies/B100 powered vehicle and the first-ever Optimus Technologies/B100...

Opinion: The silent roar of the TigerTransit engine

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If you were a first-year engineering student at Princeton, like me, you likely made the daily trek across Washington Street to McDonnell or Fine...

Bust the biodiesel myths

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Biodiesel also has superior lubricity and it has the highest energy content of any alternative fuel.
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Challenges facing solid-state battery development for EVs

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Electrification is remedying concerns over questionable raw material extraction and disjointed national legislation by offering long-term solutions with solid-state batteries. As a novel technology...

Western Carolina Releases New EV Chargers

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Asheville, NC - In a collaborative effort between Buncombe County and the North Carolina State government, a set of new electric vehicle chargers has...

We’re on This Clean Fuel Bus Journey Together 

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We can all agree that our children deserve clean air on the ride to school. That’s one of the main reasons we do what...

From First Conversations to Hitting the Road: What to Know About Propane Autogas

By Steve Whaley For many years, alternative fueled vehicles, in particular, propane autogas, were often viewed as an aspirational goal rather than a priority. But...

New PERC Webpage Showcases Propane Autogas Solutions for Delivery Fleets

WASHINGTON (June 8, 2023) – The Propane Education & Research Council launched a new webpage dedicated to educating delivery fleets on the ways propane...

North Florida Clean Cities EV Survey

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The North Florida Clean Fuels Coalition conducted a survey of current EV drivers, those considering an EV for their next vehicle and non-EV drivers...

Coast-to-Coast EV road trip kicks off in California

Sacramento Clean Cities produced the “Coast-to-Coast EV” Event on June 1 at the California Automobile Museum. Daphne Dixon, Executive Director of the Connecticut Southwestern...

What does maintenance actually mean for an EV owner?

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By: Ben Westby One aspect of EV ownership that is often highlighted is the concept that EV’s have less moving parts, less components necessary for...

Autogas school buses a key solution in new round of Clean School Bus Funding

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WASHINGTON (May 31, 2023) – In the latest round of Clean School Bus funding announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), school transportation directors once again...

Propane: A Bridge Fuel, or the Destination?

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Despite its strong record as a sustainable, readily available alternative fuel, propane is often referred to as a “bridge fuel” to a fully electric...
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The challenges and potential for algae biofuels

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By: Jane Marsh Algae biofuels are, quite literally, a green energy source. The early 2000s saw a lot of hype around the promise of algae...

Optimus Technologies closes $17.8M Series A led by Mitsui & Co. to decarbonize transportation...

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PITTSBURGH, PA – Optimus Technologies, a technology company that decarbonizes the largest and most challenging sectors of the transportation industry, announced a $17.8 million...

Vanderbilt University to deploy Lightning eMotors ZEV4™ electric shuttle buses for intercampus transit

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The shuttles are expected to be delivered and deployed in Q2 2023 for the intercampus transportation service, VandyRide.

BAE Systems and Eaton collaborate on electric drive solutions for commercial trucks

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Leveraging industry-leading technology, the complete solution will provide original equipment manufacturers with a durable, high performance, compact, efficient, and optimized system with flexibility to work with multiple zero-emission platforms.

Tom’s Truck Center adds Nikola battery-electric semi-trucks to EV truck lineup

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SANTA ANA, Calif., April 30, 2023 – Southern California-based Tom’s Truck Center, an industry leader in commercial truck sales and service, has added the Class 8...

Kenworth announces T680 hydrogen fuel cell commercialization plans

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ANAHEIM, Calif., May 2, 2023 – Kenworth today announced it will begin production of its Class 8 zero emissions T680 hydrogen fuel cell electric...

Kodiak Robotics introduces first-ever autonomous electric Class 8 truck

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The introduction of a zero-emissions truck into Kodiak’s autonomous fleet underscores the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitment. 

Motiv Power Systems launches next-generation all-electric trucks for medium-duty fleets

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Motiv is a 14-year veteran providing all-electric step vans, box trucks and shuttle buses capable of moving 2-6 ton payloads.

Lightning eMotors announces electric school buses built on the GM-based Lightning ZEV4 platform

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LOVELAND, Colo., May 2, 2023 – Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of zero-emission, medium-duty commercial vehicles and electric vehicle (EV) technology for fleets, has...
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Shell Starship 3.0 to accelerate progress toward decarbonization, testing renewable natural gas

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Houston, May 2, 2023 – As Shell continues to demonstrate a commitment to the decarbonization of the transport industry, the Shell Starship initiative has led...
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Range debuted 53-foot powered trailer at ACT Expo

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, C.A., April 27, 2023 — The hardware company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, debuted its 53-foot full-scale electric trailer,...
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Roush pushes the boundaries

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Roush pushes the boundaries with their curiosity, ingenuity and determination. This innovation allows its engineers and designers to push the boundary between possible and...

Women trailblazers who are revolutionizing the EV industry

The electric vehicle industry, one that continues to transform mobility, can often feel exclusive as it primarily employs and serves men. However, there are...

BAE Systems provides electric drive systems, first hydrogen fuel cell bus fleet in Rochester

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ENDICOTT, N.Y., March 27, 2023 — BAE Systems, a leader in heavy-duty electric propulsion, will supply its next-generation electric power and propulsion systems for three hydrogen fuel...

Grant dollars now available for propane refueling, recharging infrastructure

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2023 – Newly released details on the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI Program) provide an opportunity for communities...
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Alternative fuels and propane vehicle discussion gets real at NTEA’s Work Truck Week

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In March, NTEA’s Work Truck Week, the industry’s premier commercial work truck event, wrapped up an action-packed few days in Indianapolis with nearly 15,000...
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ThompsonGas to showcase new autogas technology at NPGA Conference

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Frederick, Maryland, April 7, 2023 -- ThompsonGas, LLC headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, plans to unveil new autogas-powered vehicles at the National Propane Gas Association’s...

What does the federal biofuels program mean for human health risks

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Renewable biofuels are becoming increasingly popular in the energy sector, especially as governments around the world adopt more stringent environmental regulations in an effort...
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School Town of Munster receives electric school bus

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Munster, IN — The School Town of Munster welcomed the first Blue Bird all-electric school bus to Northwestern Indiana as a key component of...
A Ford EV sits on a snowy landscape at sunrise.

OPINION: What to know about driving an EV in the winter

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My name is Ben Westby, and I am a volunteer electric vehicle (EV) coach representing the Western Slope region. I live in the region...

First round funding announced, Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program

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The Biden-Harris administration opened applications for the first round of funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program.  The...

PoleVolt: Collaborating for clean, equitable transportation

As electric vehicle (EV) ownership becomes more prevalent, access to affordable EV charging will be increasingly important. The easiest place for EV owners to...

Propane council encourages ports to apply for funding

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) recently opened applications for the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). More than $6.6 million...

Work Truck Week roars back

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 15, 2023 — Work Truck Week® 2023 was back to full strength as a verified 14,885 industry professionals gathered at Indiana Convention...

Propane now reducing emissions through recharging infrastructure

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WASHINGTON, March 2, 2023 – After decades of reliably providing fleets with a clean energy solution, propane is now reducing emissions along the path...

Isuzu introduces its first electric truck

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, today announced its first all-electric production model, the...

Motiv Power Systems selected to support Purolator’s electrification of delivery fleet across Canada

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FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 9, 2023 -- Motiv Power Systems, the leading innovator of EV trucks and buses driving the backbone of modern commerce, announced...

East Coast commercial ZEV corridor announced for Virginia

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The U.S. Department of Energy announced assistance to Virginia communities, fleets and our neighboring states to accelerate the creation of zero-emission vehicle corridors that expand the nation’s...

Propane now reducing emissions through recharging infrastructure

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2023 – After decades of reliably providing fleets with a clean energy solution, propane is now reducing emissions along the path...

EV WATTS data collection project extended another year

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The EV WATTS project is excited to announce that the data collection period was extended for another year! This project collects data from EV vehicles...

EVs on the Road in Colorado report

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Drive Electric Colorado presents an EVs in Colorado report. Using data from the Colorado Energy Office’s EV Dashboard and the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy,...

Decade-old propane school bus clocks 250,000 miles for Minnesota school

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Crosby-Ironton Transportation is the sole transportation contractor for two school districts in rural Minnesota: Crosslake Community Schools and Crosby-Ironton School District. The region, which...

Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen, Indiana-led Midwest Hydrogen Corridor Consortium join forces

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Expanded coalition connects Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin to pursue federal funding for development of a Midwest hydrogen hub CHICAGO, Ill. — The Midwest Alliance...
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Looking back on school bus electrification efforts in 2022

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In 2022, school bus electrification continued to move forward in New Jersey, with the New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition (NJCCC) being one of the...
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Understanding the similarities, differences between renewable diesel, biodiesel

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FuelsFix would like to apologize for any incorrect information included in the original publication of this article. The article has been reviewed and edited...

Alternative fuel safety considerations, resources for first responders

Accidents involving alternative fuel vehicles are not inherently more dangerous than accidents involving gasoline or diesel fuel vehicles. However, they do have varying safety...

Hannibal Public School District awarded funds for clean buses

HANNIBAL, MO, January 12, 2023 — Hannibal Public School District #60 has utilized funding from incentive programs like the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School...

Achieve financial, environmental sustainability with propane gas

When it comes to alternative fuels, there’s a myth: if companies want to lower emissions or meet fleet sustainability goals, they’re going to have...

Utah’s first all-electric Class 8 refuse truck

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Utah is leading the way in advanced vehicle technology with the debut of the state’s first all-electric Class 8 refuse hauler by ACE Recycling...

SPONSORED: Chicago area children now have cleaner, healthier ride to school

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CHICAGO, IL – Cook-Illinois Corporation, which operates one of the largest family-owned and operated school bus fleets, has transitioned a portion of its Illinois-based fleet...

Addressing mining for the growing EV market

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It’s no secret that Tesla dominates the electric vehicle (EV) market, but many other car manufacturers – like Chevrolet, Hyundai, Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford...
Three white men stand in front of a Liberty School District yellow school bus. The men are holding an enlarged check from Propane Clean American Energy.

Liberty Public Schools earns Fleet Excellence Award with propane school buses

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Like many school districts across the country, Liberty Public Schools in Missouri is taking a responsible look toward emission control and lowering the carbon...
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How Cobb County, Georgia is moving to net zero at a fraction of the...

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Fleet managers are often looking for ways to maximize the budget while meeting the sustainability and environmental initiatives that have been laid out. And, with...
Four white men pose next to a Columbia Gas pump in a gravel parking lot.

Columbia Gas launches environmentally friendly alternative fuel vehicle pilot program

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Columbia Gas officials announced the launch of an alternative fuel vehicle pilot program that uses an adsorbed natural gas (ANG) platform developed by Ingevity...
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Upper Mattaponi Tribe awarded $750,000 through Tribal Transit Program

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A part of the Powhatan chiefdom, the Upper Mattaponi people played an essential role in the development of the first permanent English settlement in...
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How to charge an EV while living in an apartment

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The widespread use of electric vehicles (EVs) once seemed a distant reality. However, more Americans are interested in swapping their fuel-burning cars for plug-ins. According...
Flyer for ACESUP. Map of Connecticut shows electric vehicle charging station locations. Flyer promotes technical support for school and bus providers by including pictures of a school bus, charging station, and electric grid.

ACES Up: Connecticut partnership easing the road to school bus electrification

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition held a web meeting with Brendan Sharkey of ACES Up and Daisy Solutions...

How listening helped Connecticut’s vocational-technical high school system win electric school bus grant

If 90% of life is showing up, the other 10% is listening and following up. Here’s how that 100% led to a $7.6 million federal grant...

SPONSORED: Striving to be carbon-neutral by 2030

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B20 Club Member Spotlight: Ball State University With a campus-wide goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2030, Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, depends on several...
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Orange EV sets record, delivery of 500th electric, heavy duty truck

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KANSAS CITY, MO, October 25, 2022 – Orange EV, the electric vehicle (EV) industry-leading manufacturer with the most heavy-duty zero-emission trucks in operation in the United...
A group of people stand in front of an electric tour bus for a red ribbon cutting ceremony.

Georgia sees first propane public transit buses in state

CANTON, Ga., Oct. 18, 2022 - Cherokee County will put the first propane-powered public transit buses in the state of Georgia in service following...
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How will EVs impact your energy bill?

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Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more affordable and accessible every year. Manufacturers widely market the technology as one of the best solutions for reducing...
A white VW ID4 is parked in a disability parking spot with its trunk, front side doors, and frunk popped open as event attendees check out the electric vehicles.

OPINION: EV charger accessibility – The time is now

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Do you know who the first widespread electric vehicle (EV) users were? Not Elon Musk. It was not wealthy, nor was it environmentally conscious....
The backend of a white vehicle is pictured with a propane sticker beneath the red taillight.

PERC celebrates inaugural National Propane Day

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2022 – The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is celebrating its inaugural National Propane Day on October 7, 2022. PERC is observing...

SPONSORED: 1.3-million-mile evaluation proves 100% biodiesel effective at decarbonizing trucking

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PITTSBURGH, PA – The Vector System is an advanced fuel system technology that enables heavy-duty diesel engines to reduce carbon emissions by using 100%...
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New PERC webpage showcases propane autogas solutions for paratransit fleets

WASHINGTON (September 12, 2022) – The Propane Education & Research Council launched a new webpage dedicated to educating paratransit fleets on the ways propane...

Alternative fuel tax credit retroactively extended for propane autogas vehicles

WASHINGTON, September 27, 2022 – The Propane Education & Research Council is encouraging propane autogas fleet operators to take advantage of the Alternative Fuel...

City of Ocala running cleaner routes with electric garbage trucks

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition partnered with the City of Ocala to host a site visit showcasing the city’s new fully electric refuse haulers...

SPONSORED: Fueling a cleaner, happier Fort Wayne

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B20 Club Member Spotlight: City of Fort Wayne Delivering a better quality of life for residents. Reducing costs. Providing reliable services. For the City of...

Understanding ethanol: What is it?

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If you drive a gas-powered vehicle, chances are, you’ve seen the word “ethanol” at the gas pump. In fact, more than 98% of United States...

How do EVs impact the energy grid?

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A decade ago, maybe a few thousand people owned electric vehicles. Today, however, millions of drivers rely on electric vehicles (EVs) as their primary...

Missouri high school continues renewable fuel project

A little more than a decade ago an interesting thing happened in a suburban high school chemistry class. The class was Organic Chemistry, and...

Orange EV takes its electric yard truck rental program nationwide

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KANSAS CITY, MO, August 23, 2022 - Orange EV, the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty electric trucks, has expanded its yard truck rental program to...

Is propane autogas right for your fleet?

Each of us has personally felt the pain at the pump in recent months when it comes to filling up our tank. But for...