propane vs diesel

Propane VS diesel: Why fleets should make the switch

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Propane vs diesel? Well, more and more school districts are choosing propane autogas service as a cleaner, more reliable fuel to power their buses....
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Propane mowing: Barnes Inc.

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Barnes Inc. knows customers appreciate a company that can offer competitive prices with cleaner equipment. So, switching to propane mowing was just good business...

First Drive in an All Electric Mercedes

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Mercedes is rolling their First ALL ELECTRIC SUV off the assembly lines. Dan and I got to test them out on the roads of...
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2018 Toyota Prius Prime review – Plug-In Hybrid

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The Straight Pipes, an automotive content creator that makes new and used car reviews, challenges, as well as engine, intake, and exhaust sounds, goes...

Is Toyota finally serious about electric cars?

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Toyota electric cars? Today Toyota announced that they'll be speeding up their electric car program but are they actually serious about it this time?...
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SNEAK PEAK: Honda E Prototype

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A small electric city car with a big personality. Take a closer look at the near-production-ready Honda E Prototype, an update of the Honda...
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Top 5 benefits of propane autogas buses

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With August in full swing, kids across the country are embarking on another school year. As of last year, more than 900,000 students across...
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Alliance AutoGas performs live conversion at FS Propane Summer Showcase

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Alliance AutoGas (AAG) performed a live autogas conversion on a Ford F-250 at the inaugural FS Propane Summer Showcase this past June in Iowa. For...
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Transit and shuttle bus grant funding available

$16,000,000 in EMT funding for a transit and shuttle bus grant is available for eligible Class 4-8 Transit and Shuttle Bus projects. The Tennessee Department...
electric vehicle culture

OPINION: Could electric vehicles change culture

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Carl Lisek, Executive Director of South Shore Clean Cities, discusses how electric vehicles change culture and impact our modern day society. Have you...
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EV Bike: University of Virginia pilots an electric bike

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University of Virginia (UVA) in August 2019 began a pilot for an EV bike for on campus activities.  This vehicle replaces a diesel grounds...
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Electric school bus grant

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On Thursday, August 29th 2019, Dominion Energy and Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam announced a school bus grant to provide Virginia schools with 1,000+ electric school...
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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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Study proves propane buses lower harmful NOx emissions

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With back to school time happening across the country, it was exciting to read the recent headline, “West Virginia University Study Finds Propane School...
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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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Clean electric vehicles showcased in Alabama

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – This week, gasoline taxes in Alabama went up six cents a gallon. The costs of maintaining cars and trucks, well, they...
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Electric vehicle education event in La Crosse, Wisconsin

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LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN –Slipstream, Wisconsin Clean Cities and Xcel Energy collaborated for an electric vehicle education session followed by an electric vehicle ride and...

State EPA funds in Tennessee help CMCSS improve air quality

East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition met with the vehicle maintenance manager at Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Bus Facilities to talk about their switch to...

State EPA funds in Tennessee help put propane on the road

East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition met with the vehicle maintenance manager at Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Bus Facilities to talk about their switch to...
propane school buses

An additional 155 school buses run on propane in Kansas City

An additional 155 emission-reducing, economical school buses run on propane in a Missouri school district. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 12, 2019) — Students returning to...
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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...

Propane mower testimonial: Return to Barnes Inc.

According to The Propane Education Research Council, "There are over 150 propane mower models — including walk-behind, stand-on, and zero-turn-radius models — available from...
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City of Grandview joins others with their switch to biodiesel

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The City of Grandview has become the latest to make the switch to biodiesel for fleet operations, joining several other Central Ohio government fleet...
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Thomas Built Buses rolls out new propane autogas school bus

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Thomas Built Buses Inc. has introduced the Saf-T-Liner C2 propane autogas school bus equipped with the new Driveforce 8.8L LPG engine, produced by Powertrain...

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...
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Propane-powered bus system operates its 20th year

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National Park Service celebrates the 20th anniversary of the propane-powered bus system, Island Explorer. BAR HARBOR, MAINE – The Island Explorer bus system has carried...

Going the extra mile with a propane fleet

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The Propane Education & Research Council shows how the propane fleet is paving the way in innovation, and why this alternative fuel has reliable...

Learn why biodiesel is more than just a fuel

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Renewable Energy Group (REGI) shows how biodiesel impacts the world around you, from biodiesel's more eco-friendly influence to it's positive economic impact on farmers....

Renewable Natural Gas Industry: Making renewable fuel & power from organic waste

The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas dives into renewable natural gas (aka biomethane, RNG) & the RNG industry in North America, including the economic,...

The largest wastewater treatment biogas production-to-renewable natural gas facility in the U.S. opened in...

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Watch the celebration of the largest wastewater treatment biogas production-to-renewable natural gas facility in the United States being opened in Phoenix, Arizona. To learn more...

What is E85? Fitment Industries explains

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We've all heard someone talk about it before, but what exactly is it, and how does this magical corn juice make us go fast?...

Liquefied natural gas trains make the grade in Florida

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John Davis, creator and host of MotorWeek, investigates how liquefied natural gas powers trains in Jacksonville, Florida. For more news about LNG in Florida,...

The fuel efficiency and reality of electric vehicles

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Creator and host of MotorWeek, John Davis, explores the ins and outs about the total cost of ownership and fuel efficiency for electric vehicles...

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...
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Blue Bird electric school buses selected for CEC Bid

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School districts in California encouraged to order Blue Bird Electric School Buses in Every Type through CEC Grant Funds. COLTON, CA. (June 13, 2019) —...
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Electric vehicle charging is part of Cuyahoga County’s Climate Action Plan

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Electric vehicle charging stations is one of the green changes Cuyahoga County is implementing with its Climate Action Plan. At the annual State of the...

Gaseous fuel safety with John Davis of MotorWeek

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Join car expert and host and creator of MotorWeek, John Davis, to find out how a series of trainings can help public safety officials,...

The Electric Vehicle Hits the Open Road

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Join car expert and creator and host of MotorWeek, John Davis, to find out how technology advancements make road tripping possible with an electric...

Electric buses are taking over Washington D.C.

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Clean Cities TV shows how Washington, D.C., is transforming mass transit with electric buses. For more vehicle videos with John Davis, click here to...

Liquefied natural gas makes a splash in Florida

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Check out Clean Cities TV's video on how a maritime facility fuels ships with liquefied natural gas in Jacksonville, Florida. For more news on...

Monetizing carbon emissions to incentivize change (pt 3)

Watch part three of Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition's discussion on monetizing carbon emissions to promote greener technology via incentives. If you missed part one,...

Monetizing carbon emissions to incentivize change (pt 2)

Listen to John Thornton, President of Clean Future, discuss how carbon emissions can promote green incentives. If you missed part one...

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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Electric vehicle charging station grand opening set for July 24

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NEENAH, WISCONSIN — Wisconsin Clean Cities is partnering with RENEW Wisconsin and Cool Choices for the July 24 grand opening of a new electric...
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Wisconsin Propane Autogas Answers set for Pewaukee July 18

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — Wisconsin Clean Cities is partnering with the Wisconsin Propane Education & Research Council for a half-day workshop focused on the multiple...
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Five biodiesel myths busted

Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition give five common biodiesel myths that are deceiving people about switching to biodiesel fuel. “Using biodiesel will void...
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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,...

Biodiesel reduces emissions in transportation

According to new data gathered from the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program run by the California Air Resources Board, biodiesel and renewable diesel fuel deliver...

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...

CNG school bus offered by Blue Bird to reduce emissions

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School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas that are 90 percent cleaner than the national emissions standard,...

Ford F-59 is all electric from Lightning Systems

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, today announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford F-59 Model to...

Empire Clean Cities highlights advancements in alternative fuels

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On Thursday, May 16th, 2019, Empire Clean Cities will be holding its 11th Annual Stakeholder Meeting at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadow Corona...

Cummins’ 100th anniversary highlights green successes

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Cummins, a member of Louisiana Clean Fuels, turns 100 this year, so LCF wants to celebrate their achievements over the last century! Cummins was first founded...

Cummins to provide USPS with eight fully-electric vehicles in California

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Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has begun delivering eight Cummins-powered all-electric vehicles to the United States Postal Service (USPS). The fully-electric Cummins PowerDrive equipped vans...

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...

Ethanol Plant Construction Project Summit agenda announced

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Ethanol Producer Magazine and BBI International announced this week the agenda for the Ethanol Plant Construction Project Summit, taking place June 10th, 2019 in...

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...

NC Clean Cities Coalitions and stakeholders gather for the NGV Technology Forum Meeting at...

This year, NC hosted the the Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum (NGVTF) April 16-17, at the Agility Fuel Solutions Training Center in Salisbury, NC. This meeting...

OPINION: Don’t blame ethanol for rising gasoline prices

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Anyone with a gasoline-fueled vehicle has likely noticed the rise in gasoline prices in recent weeks. Many reports have blamed historic Midwestern flooding for the rise...

Innovation Expo 2019 set for Madison for Transportation

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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Clean Cities is partnering with Alliant Energy and the City of Madison for a first-of-its-kind, one-day sustainable transportation conference and...
Propane School Bus Fleet

Propane school buses save school district money

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District: Chenango Forks Central School DistrictIndustry: EducationLocation: Binghamton, New YorkVehicles: 2014 – 2019 Blue Bird Propane Vision, Type C school buses (17)Fueling: On-site propane...
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Alternative fuel corridor signage on the horizon for Louisiana

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In 2018, Louisiana submitted a proposal to the FHWA to have Alternative Fuels Corridor signage installed along our interstate highways. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality says in their March...
EV Registration fee Map with Legend

Paying for the roads: EV road usage and registration fees

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The federal government and the states fund highway construction and maintenance through taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel. Over the years, the revenue to...

EV REVolution: Louisiana Clean Fuels hosts annual meeting

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Last Thursday, LCF held our Annual Stakeholder Meeting at the BRCC Automotive Technology Center in Baton Rouge. With an attendance of around 50 people,...

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...

OPINION: Fuel economy only part of sustainable transportation puzzle

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Why are analogies always so hard on animals? Sayings such as “There’s more than one way to skin a cat,” or “You know how to...

EPA/Sierra Club agree to partially settle lawsuit over ethanol fuel

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In late 2017, Sierra Club sued the EPA over failure to provide to Congress research on the environmental effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard...

2019 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo announces technical sessions agenda

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Produced by BBI International, the agenda for the 35th International Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo includes more than 150 speakers and five highly informative...

Propane school bus: easy maintenance, reduced costs

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Propane autogas provides the lowest total cost-of- ownership compared with other fuels. Each Blue Bird propane school bus can save up to $3,000 per...

Food versus fuel?

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Ethanol is the fastest-growing renewable fuel on the planet. The ethanol industry generated over $46 billion in gross domestic product last year, but ethanol...

Biofuel blends in motorcycles, what do bikers think?

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The Renewable Fuels Association gets a lot of questions about using biofuel blends in motorcycles, so they decided to ask the bikers who know...

Workhorse Group’s ProGen-powered electric delivery vans

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LATHAM, N.Y., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, and Workhorse Group, Inc.(NASDAQ:WKHS)...

DriveElectricTN is the future of electric vehicles in Tennessee

DriveElectricTN is a project developed by TNCleanFuels to promote electric vehicle usage across the state. Changing technologies, modern dilemmas With emerging transportation technologies and growing interest in...

RFA releases a closer look at the ethanol production process

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We've all heard of ethanol, it's a clean, affordable, domestic fuel, but what exactly is it? How does corn become a fuel? This video...

Twin Cities Auto Show features electric vehicle test drives

People attending the 2019 Twin Cities Auto Show will get a chance to test drive the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV or the 100-percent electric Nissan...

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...

Park & Plug Pilot Program gives chargers to The University of South Florida St....

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Last month, Duke Energy and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus unveiled six new charging stations as a part of Duke Energy’s...

Test drive an EV at the Chicago Auto Show through February 18, 2019

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Chicago Area Clean Cities is offering the chance to ride in or drive an EV at the Chicago Auto Show through the event's closing...

Ingevity unveils low-pressure adsorbed natural gas fueling station in support of its ANG bi-fuel...

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Ingevity has completed the construction of a low-pressure adsorbed natural gas (ANG) fueling station at its global headquarters and technical center in North Charleston,...

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)...

Louisiana Clean Fuels seeks input from fleets, potential site hosts, EV owners for potential...

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As the popularity of electric vehicles rises, so too does the need for fast, convenient interstate charging network locations throughout the state. Louisiana Clean...

Wisconsin Clean Cities announces creation of new EV Wisconsin Facebook portal

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Last month, staff at Wisconsin Clean Cities unveiled a new project: the EV Wisconsin Facebook group that hopes to propel EV stories, events, and...

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,...

This chart shows how many GGEs Clean Cities Coalitions are saving by fuel type

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Since 1993, Clean Cities coalitions have steadily increased their energy use impact each year for a cumulative of more than 7.8 billion gasoline gallon...
THE ELECTRIC ZONE

Wisconsin Clean Cities’ The Electric Room returning to Milwaukee Auto Show

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MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Clean Cities will again host The Electric Room at the Milwaukee Auto Show February 23 through March 3. The Milwaukee-based nonprofit...

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...

FLEETFIX: SporTran electric and CNG bus fleet

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Fleet Name: SporTran Vehicles: 5 Proterra Electric Buses and 36 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Buses Domicile Site: Shreveport, Louisiana Fleet Purpose: Fixed route paratransit service Alternative Fuel or...
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FLEETFIX: UPS LNG Fleet in Tennessee

Fleet Name: UPS LNG Fleet, Tennessee Vehicles: 290+ class 8 tractors Domicile sites: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville Fleet purpose: The trucks are used to transport packages and parcels...

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...