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Rethink Methane in Just Three Months

November 18, 2016 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Registration Has Opened for February Conclave in Sacramento

Registration has opened for the third edition of Rethink Methane, a conference dedicated to the increased and creative use of natural gas, especially renewable natural gas (RNG), aka biomethane.
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AutoFlexAFV for 205 Ford EVs for Navy

October 21, 2016 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Battery Electric Ford Focus Sedans for California Bases

AutoFlexAFV is the conduit for 205 zero-emission Ford Focus battery electric vehicles, model year 2017, for multiple Navy and Marine Corps installations in California, the GSA-qualified company says.

Battary electric Ford Focus for 2017

Battary electric Ford Focus for 2017



The vehicles are scheduled for OEM Job #1 factory production beginning on January 3, AutoFlexAFV says.

“This non-government owned lease contract will serve as a key milestone in the market development of zero-emission vehicles” for the U.S. Navy and other federal government fleets, said AutoFlexAFV founder and president Luis MacDonald.


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Source: AutoFlexAFV with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

 

 

US Air Conditioning Upgrades CNG

May 13, 2016 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Galileo Nanobox Station Supports Company & Employee Vehicles

US Air Conditioning has opted for a Galileo Nanobox system to upgrade a ten-year-old compressed natural gas fueling installation at its main distribution center in City of Industry, east of Los Angeles.
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Xalt Lithium Packs for EDI PHEVs

December 21, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Tentative Agreement for NMC Graphite Lithium Ion Units
For Vehicles with PowerDrive and Electric Power Export

Xalt Energy and Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. disclosed a tentative agreement for Xalt to supply EDI with its NMC graphite lithium ion battery energy storage packs for EDI’s plug-in hybrid electric vehicle PowerDrive and electric power export solutions.
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Clean Energy LNG for Raven Transport

September 29, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fleet of More Than 180 LNG Trucks Is Being Expanded

Clean Energy Fuels details its relationship with Raven Transport in a recent website post, noting that the company has more than 500 trucks serving the U.S. Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Northeast, operates more than 180 of those trucks on liquefied natural gas, and “plans to add more LNG trucks in their 2015 fiscal year.”
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Trillium CNG Is Put Up for Sale by WEC

September 22, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Mission Is Inconsistent’ with Current Owner’s ‘Risk Profile’

Salt Lake City-based Trillium CNG, which was a unit of Integrys Energy until Integrys itself was acquired earlier this year by Wisconsin’s WEC Energy Group, has been put up for sale.
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Propane Autogas in Seattle on August 25

August 21, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Alliance Autogas and Blue Star Gas at Seattle’s SeaTac Airport

Alliance AutoGas, Blue Star Gas and Western Washington Clean Cities are hosting a free mid-day Propane Autogas Open House at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s SeaTac Fueling Station (Tukwila, Wash.) on Tuesday, August 25.
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Clarke Power: NGVs at Pontoon Beach

August 7, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Relocated Service Center East of St. Louis Outfitted for NGV Work

Clarke Power Services is talking up the relocation of its service center in Pontoon Beach, Ill., noting that the new facility is equipped to handle natural gas-fueled powered vehicles.
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NAFA-Calstart for Fleet Sustainability

April 24, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Our Members Will Extend Benefits to Their Bottom Line’

Launching what’s been termed a LEED program for vehicles, the NAFA Fleet Management Association and Calstart have introduced an accreditation program with tiered performance ratings to encourage vehicle fuel saving and overall environmental sustainability.

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Roush CleanTech Buses for The Rapid

April 21, 2015 in Fleet Order, Propane, propane autogas, Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Four Buses for Michigan Agency’s GO!Bus Paratransit Service

The Rapid – Michigan’s Grand Rapids-based Interurban Transit Partnership – has this week deployed four propane autogas vehicles for its GO!Bus service, fuel system provider Roush CleanTech said today.
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California Methane Symposium-March 12

March 6, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Scientists, Activists, Policymakers Focus on Los Angeles

The Coalition for Clean Air is hosting the California Methane Symposium in partnership with Climate Resolve and the Environmental Defense Fund on March 12, from 1:30-4:30pm at Deaton Hall in downtown Los Angeles.

CoalitionforCleanAir“Southern California has a methane problem,” Los Angeles-based CCA says. “This potent greenhouse gas traps 84 times more heat pound-for-pound than carbon dioxide in the first 20 years after it is emitted.”

The symposium includes scientists, activists, and policymakers:

  • Climate change and methane experts from leading academic and research institutions will discuss the science behind methane as a major climate change agent and announce newly funded research.
  • Scientists and government representatives will detail what is both known and unknown about concentrations and sources of methane in California, such as landfill emissions, oil extraction and refinement and aging gas transmission infrastructure.
  • Representatives from local and state agencies, utilities and leading organizations will describe the steps being taken to limit methane pollution and strategies for increasing their benefits.


“Learn what’s being done and what you can do,” CCA says.

Space Is Limited – RSVP!

Coalition for Clean Air, 213-223-6860; fax 213-223-6862; [email protected]climateresolve.org


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Source: Coalition for Clean Air with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

 

 

Navistar IC Propane Bus On Sale

March 2, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Order Book Opens for PSI-Powered Vehicle for 2015 School Year

Navistar’s IC Bus unit is taking orders for the propane autogas-fueled CE Series school bus with 8.8-liter PSI engine by Power Solutions International. The engineered “is engineered to deliver the highest torque at the lowest speed.”
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Kraus Global Acquired by Priveq

February 5, 2015 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Compressed Natural Gas, Propane and Hydrogen Dispensers

Winnipeg-based Kraus Global has been acquired by Priveq Capital Funds, of North York, Ont. Priveq says it led a management buy-out, “investing $6.2 million in common equity.”


KrausGlobal-logoKraus claim the North America lead in the design and manufacture of compressed natural gas fueling dispensers and electronic control systems. The firm also promotes dispensing and electronic control systems for propane autogas and hydrogen.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Kraus’ management team in this rapidly growing industry,” Priveq managing partner Brad Ashley says in a Kraus release.

Kraus boasts more than 30 years of experience and more than 6,000 CNG installations worldwide.


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Source: Kraus Global with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

Westport Unifies Its ‘WiNG’ NGV Brand

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

All Light Duty Are ‘Westport WiNG’ as Consolidation at Dallas Confirmed

Westport has united its bi-fuel and dedicated natural gas fuel system products and body configurations for Ford vehicles under its Westport WiNG Power System brand. “This shift offers customers more products to choose from that meet Westport’s QVM process, quality and standards,” sales and marketing VP Mark Aubry said in a release.

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Feds for New AFLEET and a Fuel Find App

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

NREL and Argonne Launch Locator App and ROI Tool

The U.S. Department of Energy is promoting an app for smartphones and other mobile devices for finding alternative fuels from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and an Excel tool for figuring alt fuels ROI from the Argonne National Laboratory.
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REG Re-Opens Plant in Mason City, Iowa

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Pledges $20 Million Upgrade for 30-Million-Gallon Biorefinery

The Renewable Energy Group has formally re-opened the biodiesel plant in Iowa it bought from Soy Energy earlier this year, and this week announced a $20 million project to upgrade it to a multi-feedstock capability.
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‘Hail Yes,’ as First NV200T Delivered

October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Nissan’s First Purpose-Built Taxi Vehicle Delivered in New York

The taxi of Today? Nissan North America is talking up the delivery of its first NV200T, a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder, gasoline-fueled, purpose-built hack vehicle the manufacturer aggressively promoted as the “Taxi of Tomorrow” for New York City.
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