Sponsored: River Cruise Giants Make Big Waves, Smaller Impacts with Biodiesel

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In April 2019, the Hornblower Group announced the acquisition of Entertainment Cruises, uniting the best-known names in the river and harbor cruising industry in one company. Soon after,...

Thousands enjoy EV Ride & Drive at 2021 Denver Auto Show

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The Drive Electric Colorado team and volunteers worked together to provide the Xcel Energy Drive Electric Experience and Ride and Drive at the Denver...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities supports hydrogen tech with Toyota Mirai

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Did you know that Mirai means “future” in Japanese? Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) got a glimpse of the future on a tour and...

OPINION: Natural gas fueling Wisconsin fleets for cleaner tomorrows

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October’s falling temperatures and leaves bring with them not only the realization that harsh Wisconsin winters are on the way but also the flavor...
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Sponsored: Illinois City’s Success with Biodiesel Influences Neighboring Communities

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The City of Moline sits at the confluence of the Mississippi and Rock rivers in northwestern Illinois. Its geography makes the city a major transportation hub with river barge traffic, rail...

Tampa Bay leads virtual tour, Clearwater Gas System CNG fueling station

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition (TBCCC) partnered with Clearwater Gas System and the City of Clearwater Solid Waste/Recycling Department to present a virtual tour...

Technology helping develop second-generation biofuels

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Biofuel often doesn’t get as much publicity as other sustainable energy technologies. While experts predict bioenergy production will rise 25% over the next few...

OPINION: Micromobility planning with transportation partners is key

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Have you spent time in a city with electric scooter or bicycle sharing programs or tried them out yourself? I remember first seeing docked bicycles...

Conservationist, photographer tests Jackson, Wyoming’s new EV experience

Famed wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen tested Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities’ new Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience, which offers members of Lower Valley Energy’s (LVE) Electrical Cooperative...

TVA to convert half its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030

Have you heard? TVA's locally produced, clean electricity will power TVA vehicles as their employees travel the service region. They are accelerating plans to...

OPINION: Propane fueling back to school season

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Back to school season has many parents and school transportation directors figuring out the particulars of school bus stop locations and bus schedules. It is...
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Aviation industry developing alternative fuel options

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The eco-conscious movement is influencing various industries. As more electric vehicles hit the roads and solar panels fuel residential energy uses, other sectors search...

New community chargers in Chicago urban residential neighborhoods

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EVmatch, the first electric vehicle (EV) charging platform for connecting EV drivers with nearby private chargers through a reservation-based system, has a new publicly-available...

Tennessee State Parks, Rivian partner on EV charging stations

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian...
Two people stand taking a selfie in front of their blue Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle. The car is parked in front of three green and white tall DC Fast Charging units.

Mustang Mach-E Road Trip: Denver to Santa Fe

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Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition program Drive Electric Colorado recently featured travelers Patrick and Liv’s Mach-E EV road trip adventure. Here they discuss their...
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Colorado hydrogen fleet working group commences

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The Colorado Hydrogen Fleet Working Group met for the first time on May 26, 2021, to kick off the effort to engage Colorado businesses...
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Alabama governor plans for first US graphite processing plant

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on June 22 that Westwater Resources Inc. plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County,...
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How biofuels can recover from pandemic production decline

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The COVID-19 pandemic financially interfered with various industries. Local, family-owned restaurants closed, and millions of workers lost their jobs globally. One benefit of the...

Apples to Apples: Comparing benefits of alt-fuels to conventional vehicles

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We are in the middle of a global shift towards the adoption of electric vehicles into the mainstream. Daily announcements from manufacturers, cities and...

In Pursuit of Savings: Indiana town shifting to EVs to save money

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In August 2019, the Bargersville Police Department introduced its first all-electric patrol vehicle, making it one of the first departments in the United States...

Groups investigate hydrogen’s sustainable fuel potential

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The concept of using hydrogen fuel to power transportation and general electricity applications has been around for decades, but is the United States finally...

Toyota to create hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles

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When most people talk about fuel cell-powered vehicles, they’re referring to cars and trucks. Japanese automaker Toyota has a broader vision, aiming to bring...

Magic in a Tank: ODOT’s Journey to One of the World’s Lowest Carbon Fleets

The Oregon Department of Transportation uses a next-generation biofuel. It operates better than fossil diesel and costs almost the same. That saves ODOT and...

Propane & Small Engines: What do they have in common?

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Both propane and small combustion engines were introduced into the U.S. market in the early 1900s. Walter Snelling is credited for introducing propane as...

Lightning eMotors, Denver Metro host EV Ride & Drive

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Lightning eMotors provides fleets with high-quality electric commercial vehicles, services and charging solutions. They add their electric drivetrain to popular vehicle chassis to provide...

Land of Enchantment Clean Cities compares alt-fuel buses

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Between 2017 and 2019, the Land of Enchantment Clean Cities Coalition (LOECC) compared the fuel economy and cost-per-mile of four-identically sized and powered mid-sized transit...

How to sell EVs: Chicago EV group to educate dealers

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Nearly three quarters of auto dealers nationwide currently are not selling electric vehicles. They don’t even have one EV to sell. Forty percent of dealers...
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Understanding alternative fuel options in the shipping industry

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The shipping industry is a major industrial emitter of greenhouse gases — accounting for between 2 to 3% of all global emissions. Ships emit less...

Centralina uses EV charging to support local economic development

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The Town of Marshville, located in Union County, NC, is a small town with big plans for the future. Marshville has just under 3,000...
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Greenhouse gas emissions are quickly destroying the climate. Are alternative fuels a viable solution?

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Climate change is happening; the earth is warming at unprecedented rates thanks to human consumption. This is not a novel discovery, but is it...

Georgia fleets acquire insights through EV WATTS program

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The era of big data is here, and Georgia fleets are looking to stay current through their electric vehicle (EV) telematics systems. For a...

Natural gas school buses offer district fuel savings and clean air

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Every day, Utah’s fleet of 2,987 school buses provide transportation to 195,000 children. Out of this amount, which includes 41 school districts and charter...

All-electric terminal yard trucks make case for zero-emissions freight handling

Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which houses the Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, is excited to announce the deployment of all-electric zero-emission...
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Hit the road with Drive Electric Ohio, Sustainably

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Drive Electric Ohio has been working hard to create insightful and engaging ride and drive content, despite the roadblocks caused by COVID-19. Our team,...
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CNG bus success showcased by Utah Transit, plans to expand

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides CNG buses in public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, including neighboring communities of Ogden, Park City,...
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DSNY demonstrates new Mack LR EV for Climate Week NYC

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During Climate Week NYC 2020, truck manufacturing company Mack Trucks announced the delivery of an electric refuse model to the New York City Department...
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Drive Electric Colorado launches EV scavenger hunt

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Drive Electric Colorado is the newest initiative aimed at educating individual consumers about electric vehicles, presenting information about charging and providing details about electric...

Manchester Transit Authority launches propane school buses

On Thursday, August 13th, Jessica Wilcox, Coordinator for New Hampshire’s (NH) Granite State Clean Cities Coalition (GSCCC), donned a mask and headed to Manchester...

CNG fuels Utah’s ACE disposal services, saves on fuel costs

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ACE Recycling and Disposal is one of the largest independent waste haulers in the western United States and has become known as a leader...

Clean and green: New electric transit buses in Baton Rouge

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Have you seen the smart looking green and yellow Capital Area Transit System buses driving around Baton Rouge? These “green” new buses are so...

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded Volkswagen grant

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities members and partners on August 19 were awarded more than $5.3 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental...

Empire Clean Cities launches Mission Electric

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In July, Empire Clean Cities officially launched Mission Electric, a campaign and information center to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), cut...

OPINION: Help first responders by supporting energy resiliency

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First responders and gasoline are a lot alike. Most of us take them for granted and don’t really think about them until we need...

EV Sales Trends: COVID-19 Implications

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It is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world’s economy this year. Across the globe, countries are struggling to stimulate their...

Federal Highway Administration announces round 4 alternative fuel corridor designations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced Round 4 (2019) corridor designations for the Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFC) Program. For Round...

Porter County Sheriff’s Office receives new hybrid squad cars

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BY THE NUMBERS Eleven Ford Police Interceptor Hybrid SUVs38% less fuel use44,622 fewer gallons of gasoline per yearGreenhouse gas emissions reductions equal to removing 85...

New DCFC station fills Corridor gap in East Tennessee

Tennessee’s newest Direct Current Fast Charge (DCFC) station was activated yesterday in Baileyton and is now available to charge for those in need of...

South Shore Clean Cities brings first electric school bus to Indiana

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Carmel, IN — Carmel Clay Schools on June 24 welcomed the first all-electric school bus to Indiana, project partners announced. This is a part...

North American recycled auto parts leader introduces new propane delivery fleet

LKQ Corporation announced the expansion of its Garner delivery fleet with the addition of 19 new trucks powered solely by propane at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 3, 2020,...

Dept. of Agriculture announces HBIIP renewable fuels grant

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The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and the Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS), branches of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, recently announced the availability of funds...

Terminal Consolidation leads industry as first fleet in Missouri to deploy 100% electric class...

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Deploying Orange EV electric eliminates diesel emissions, increases health and safety of essential personnel This article was originally published on Orange EV. Orange EV (OEV) and Terminal Consolidation...

EV WATTS: Driving electrification through the power of data

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EV WATTS works with industry experts and partners in a data-driven project. Electric Vehicle Wide-scale Analysis for Tomorrow’s Transportation Solutions (EV WATTS) is helping stakeholders...

Wisconsin dairy begins production of renewable natural gas

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A Wisconsin dairy farm is now producing renewable natural gas with the help of two Wisconsin Clean Cities members. This spring, U.S. Gain and CMD...
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Tesla steals the show at the Orpheus Parade in NOLA

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On January 15th, 2020, I received a text from a friend and fellow Tesla owner, Casey Meyer. She wanted to know if I would...
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Blossman Gas acquires A & A Gas in Georgia

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April 28th Bowdon, GA – Blossman Gas, Inc., the largest privately held propane company in the US, hasacquired A & A Gas of Carrollton,...
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Charge! 18 days on the road by electric vehicle

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“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” Yogi Berra For a reference to the terminology found in this article, download...
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Waste to Fuel: On the making of renewable natural gas

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What is renewable natural gas? How is it made? Take a look into this growing renewable fuel option to learn what makes it clean and how it's created.
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UPS utilizes RNG to help reach sustainability goals

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UPS says it has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and TruStar Energy. Together, these two contracts will supply UPS with up to...
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Why are we still putting our kids in diesel buses?

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Diesel buses put asthma-sufferers at risk Nearly ten percent of American children have asthma. Think about that for a moment: almost one in ten of...
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Clean, green fuel stations see brisk growth in Minnesota

SAINT PAUL, MINN. – The number of biofuel stations in Minnesota grew at a remarkable pace in 2019, according to the American Lung Association...

2020 is the year of biodiesel

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From its environmental benefits to its cost-saving potential, there's simply never been a better time to switch to biodiesel.
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The Big Apple Biodiesel Tour

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Every December, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) organizes the Big Apple Biodiesel Tour, inviting soybean farmers from across the country to New York City....
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Greater Chicago I-55 Truck Plaza promotes biodiesel

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The Greater Chicago I-55 Truck Plaza was one of the first, family-owned and operated, independent truck plazas in the U.S. to start selling B11 biodiesel in...

An interactive story on biofuels

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Biofuels education in a classroom? Snooze fest. Biofuels education told as an interactive story. Alright, we’re listening. The Iowa Corn Promotion Board, Absolute Energy,...

The single-fuel mentality needs to die. Our future depends on it.

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You drive a car with gasoline or a truck with diesel. It's been that way since you were born, and this single-fuel mentality is...
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Alliance AutoGas secures first patent for the LPG Evacuation Pump

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November 4th, 2019 – Swannanoa, NC – Alliance AutoGas, an alternative fuel company based in Asheville, NC, has just received their first patent for...
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Oklahoma emerging as new leader in electric vehicle charging

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Oklahoma is now the number one state to own an electric vehicle, according to MYEV.com. With one of the lowest average electricity rates in the country, a...
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First fully converted gas-to-electric refueling station in the US

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ANNAPOLIS, MD—The nation’s first fully converted gas-to-electric refueling and service station for electric vehicles (EV) opened today in Montgomery County, Maryland. The EV refueling...
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Kern County Superintendent of Schools celebrates 20 Years of clean fueling

Kern County Superintendent of Schools celebrates 20 years of clean fueling and promoting healthier and greener transportation for students. One look at the Kern County...
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The largest electric school bus initiative in the US

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– Zero-emissions electric school buses will improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions– School districts will pay no added cost, see reduced operational and maintenance...
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Student test scores improve with low emissions buses

Article Written by: Ty Tagami, The Atlanta Journal Constitution For decades, schools have put their students on buses that belch diesel fumes, despite mounting evidence...
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Renewable natural gas station opens in South Bronx

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On July 10th, 2019, Empire Clean Cities, city officials, and members of the community joined the Clean Energy Fuels Corp. for the grand opening...
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Propane school buses dramatically decrease harmful emissions

West Virginia university study finds domestically produced alternative fuel, like the fuel found in propane school buses, are proven to lower nitrogen oxides and...

Electrification with Cummins head of electrification

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Cummins head of electrification, Julie Furber, discusses transportation electrification and the market for electric trucks. Cummins, the giant engine and powertrain maker based in...

A crash course on renewable natural gas

Renewable energy is an increasingly important part of California’s clean energy future. You’ve probably heard of renewable energy sources like solar and wind, but...
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OPINION: Sustainable fuels and disaster preparedness go hand in hand

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Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities and vice president of Legacy Environmental Services, discusses how sustainable transportation fuels, vehicles and equipment...
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School district purchases state’s first electric school bus

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West Fargo public schools adds first all-electric school bus with state grant assistance. WEST FARGO, N.D. (June 3, 2019) — West Fargo Public Schools received...

Monetizing carbon emissions to incentivize change

Watch Tim Taylor, Executive Director of Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition, speak about monetizing carbon emissions to motivate a change to greener technology via incentives....
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The biodiesel Vehicle Wrap Program has launched

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The National Biodiesel Board has launched its biodiesel Vehicle Wrap Program to encourage biodiesel users to show off their commitment to cleaner air. ...
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DeKalb County Fleet Management named “Best Fleet”

DeKalb County Fleet Management earned first place out of 38,000 public fleets while employing CNG, propane, and electric transportation. Last year Robert Gordon,...

Clean Fuel Transition Fund for Public Fleets Award Recipients

Through the collaborative efforts of Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (LaDOTD), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), New Orleans Regional Planning...

Nonprofits in South Bronx given heavy-duty electric trucks

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On April 17, 2019, the New York Attorney General Letitia James introduced six new all-electric delivery trucks to nonprofits in the Hunts Point food...

First annual Drive Electric Earth Day tallies 188 events

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Throughout the month of April, the first ever annual Drive Electric Earth Day was held, with 188 events taking part across the United States, as well...

Road taxes on CNG to be implemented in Ohio

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The transportation budget passed by the Ohio General Assembly and signed by Governor DeWine on April 3rd includes new road taxes on CNG (compressed...

Franklin County Engineer switches to biodiesel

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The Franklin County Engineer’s Office has become the latest to make the switch to blended biodiesel for fleet operations, joining several other Central Ohio...

Renewable natural gas on-road fuel use reaches historic high

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This article was originally printed on the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas' website. Washington, DC– Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the Coalition for...

Waste Management unveils 24 new CNG trucks in Louisiana

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Waste Management recently implemented a new CNG fleet of garbage trucks which will service several parishes in Louisiana. WM is replacing diesel trucks with 24...

Biodiesel industry adding jobs and reducing pollution

If only Rudolf Diesel could see highways across America today. The inventor of the Diesel engine, which ran perfectly on peanut oil not long...

EV Guide: So, you’ve been thinking about an electric vehicle?

Electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular as they’ve grown more affordable and available in the United States. EV owners enjoy reduced maintenance and...

Fuel cost savings for government fleets with propane

On-site dispensing options provide easy refueling for government fleet tucks and vans that lead to fuel cost savings. Two government fleets — the Department of...

Pace Suburban Bus named Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities

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Pace Suburban Bus has been named Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC), a nonprofit coalition dedicated to promoting clean-vehicles and clean-air...

Alliance AutoGas looking to the future as record number of technologies released in 2018

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Alliance AutoGas, the largest network providing a complete propane autogas solution to fleets interested in converting to alternative fuels, released a record number of...

UPS and Waste Management make CDP’s 2018 Climate A-List

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NGVAmerica members Waste Management and UPS announced they earned an ‘A’ grade this year from the environmental non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project)...

Maximizing an electric car’s range in extreme temperatures

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The efficiency and all-electric driving range of plug-in electric vehicles (also known as electric cars or EVs) varies based on a number of factors,...

Plan outlines road to decarbonize transportation in Mid-Continental U.S.

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A coalition of stakeholders, led by the Great Plains Institute, has developed a first-of-its-kind road map to illustrate how electric vehicles (EVs) can decarbonize transportation...

Listen to 3 renewable fuels CEOs talk about the future of biodiesel and ethanol

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This year's National Biodiesel Conference at the Marriott Marquis in San Diego, CA was a resounding success, with biodiesel advocates, enthusiasts, and industry experts...

Minnesota celebrates BIP grant program, sets new milestone for E85

Federal and state officials joined with the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition and other renewable fuel advocates on Thursday, December 13, 2018 to celebrate...

Depot District Clean Fuels Tech Center breaks ground

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Utah Transit Authority (UTA) officials, joined by a host of Utah dignitaries, broke ground on the Depot District Clean Fuels Technology Center on Monday,...

Nashua Transit System and BAE Systems partner to bring hybrid diesel-electric transit buses to...

Have you heard the latest transit electrification news? New Hampshire’s own Nashua Transit System will be replacing two diesel-powered trolleys with a pair of hybrid...

Wisconsin Clean Cities lauds sustainable transportation leaders

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MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin’s top sustainable transportation leaders were honored Thursday at the Wisconsin Clean Cities 24th Annual Stakeholder Meeting, the nonprofit announced today. “I continue...