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Clean Energy RNG for FedEx Oklahoma

October 12, 2016 in Biomethane, CNG, event, NGVs, trucking by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

FedEx Freight Wins NGVAmerica Achievement Award Too

Less than a month after announcing a new compressed natural gas fueling facility in support of 100 FedEx trucks in Oklahoma City, Clean Energy Fuels announced that it plans to supply the station with its Redeem brand RNG/renewable natural gas. NGVAmerica presented the NGV Achievement Award to FedEx Freight at a ceremony at the new station on Tuesday.

Republic Services Is Committed to CNG

October 4, 2016 in CNG, Companies, NGVs, refuse by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

More Than 40% of New Route Trucks Are Natural Gas-Fueled

Republic Services, the nation’s second-largest refuse company, operates some 12,000 route trucks, with approximately 2,500 running on compressed natural gas fuel. The company expects to buy about 250 CNG-fueled route tucks in 2017, says maintenance and digital operations VP Darrell Reno.

Clean Energy Fuels Fills Oregon Gap

October 3, 2016 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Connects California to Washington’ with CNG and LNG

Clean Energy Fuels’ new public-access natural gas fueling station on Interstate 5 north of Medford, Ore. is a first for the supplier and effectively links California and Washington State, the company says.

$6.25 Million for ‘Near Zero’ ISX12 G

September 23, 2016 in money awarded, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

More CEC Money via South Coast Air Quality Management District

The California Energy Commission is adding $1 million from the state’s Clean Fuels Fund to help Cummins Westport develop a “Near Zero” version of its 11.9-lter, natural gas-fueled ISX12 G engine.

Clean Energy CNG for FedEx Freight

September 16, 2016 in CNG, Companies, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fast- and Time-Fill at Oklahoma City Service Center:
As Provider and Customer Emphasize Sustainability

FedEx Freight has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas-fueled tractors and has installed a CNG fueling station at its Oklahoma City Service Center to serve the new fleet, says Clean Energy Fuels. “The FedEx Freight CNG fleet and fueling station in Oklahoma City are examples of FedEx connecting the world responsibly and resourcefully,” Clean Energy says.

Near Zero Engine Coming for Refuse

August 23, 2016 in Biomethane, CNG, Game Changer, money awarded, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fleet Operators to Be Able to Order This Year
As Peterbilt and Autocar Are First to the Fore

Operators of compressed natural gas-fueled refuse trucks are being reassured that OEMs will offer vehicles with the super-low NOx Near Zero version of the Cummins Westport ISL G in time for their traditional fourth-quarter ordering cycle.

Clean Energy Mods for Cummins & Ryder

August 16, 2016 in CNG, Companies, Infrastructure, LNG, money awarded, NGVs, refuse, transit, trucking by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Releases Earnings Results & Outlines Recent New Business, Too

Clean Energy Fuels has been picked as a preferred vendor to provide natural gas upgrades for facilities in Cummins’s distribution business unit. Clean Energy FMS/Facility Modification Services will thus “assist Cummins with their continued support for natural gas vehicle implementations.”

More Clean Energy CNG for Republic

August 9, 2016 in CNG, event, Infrastructure, NGVs, refuse by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Long Beach, Calif. Station Ceremony This Friday
Facility to Support 56 New Trucks for Total of 147

Republic Services spread the word today that it will unveil a new compressed natural gas fueling station in Long Beach, Calif. this Friday morning, August 12.

Clean Energy Fuels Clean Energy Foods

July 25, 2016 in CNG, Companies, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Testa Produce in Chicago and Neapolitan Pizza in New York

Clean Energy Fuels is promoting its role in providing fuel for food companies, outlining its support of Neapolitan Express Pizza in New York and Testa Produce in Chicago in recent blog posts.

Clean Energy More CNG in Houston

July 1, 2016 in CNG, Companies, Infrastructure, NGVs, trucking by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Clean Energy Opens Public Fast-Fill CNG Station in Houston

Clean Energy Fuels celebrated the opening of its newest compressed natural gas facility with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Houston yesterday. The ceremony was attended by representatives from Clean Energy, Dillon Transport, JRayl Transport and Silver Eagle Distributors.

Clean Energy’s New Compressor Line

June 14, 2016 in CNG, Infrastructure, New Products, NGVs, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Revolutionary Improvements in Compressor Design,’
BC’s TransLink Agency Purchases Six for Bus Fueling

Clean Energy Fuels has launched “The CleanCNG” as a new ultra-low vibration and noise compressor for natural gas. The unit incorporates “revolutionary improvements in compressor design and intelligent engineering,” Clean Energy says, resulting in a product that’s “unparalleled in scalability, parts commonality and overall performance.”

Redeem Five Years for Big Blue Bus

June 3, 2016 in ACT Expo 2016, Biomethane, CNG, Fleet Order, Game Changer, LNG, money available by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Five-Year Contract to Support 100-Plus ‘Near Zero’ Vehicles
With Gillig to Supply the First 25 Forty-Footers by Year-End,
MRSC Affirms Plan to Support Bus & Refuse Truck Repowers

Clean Energy Fuels has secured a five-year contract to supply its Redeem brand RNG/renewable natural gas – aka biomethane – to the Big Blue Bus transit line in Santa Monica, Calif. The fuel supply pact is worth an estimated $3 million per year, Clean Energy says. updated June 6

U.S. EPA Proposes Higher RFS Levels

June 1, 2016 in Biofuels, Biomethane, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Agency Says It’s ‘Committed to Keeping the RFS Program on Track’

The U.S. EPA has proposed increases to the volumes required under the federal RFS/Renewable Fuel Standard program, the complex system of tradable credits that allows bio-based fuels to compete and indeed thrive in the marketplace.

Clean Energy CNG for Schwarz Concrete

May 12, 2016 in CNG, Companies, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Oklahoma Firm Operates 44 CNG-Fueled Peterbilts,
Shifted to Momentum for Its Ten Most Recent Trucks

Clean Energy Fuels is talking up Oklahoma’s Schwarz Ready Mix as a family-owned company that’s taking advantage of compressed natural gas to lower its operating costs while doing its part for cleaner air.

RNG in California: More Than You Think

April 20, 2016 in Biofuels, Biomethane, CNG, LNG, NGVs by Patrick Couch  |  No Comments

Biomethane Now Has More Than Half the Market, Says CARB

New figures from the California Air Resources Board indicate that, as of the end of 2015, approximately half of the natural gas being used as a vehicle fuel in the state is bio-based RNG/renewable natural gas, aka biomethane. Only 10% of the state’s NGV fuel consumption was bio-based in 2013, rising to 22% in 2014.

Penske CNG Trucks for Emerald Brand

April 5, 2016 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

New York-Area Firm Is Making the Switch from Diesel

Long-Island-based Emerald Brand, which provides alternatively sourced, “tree-free” bath and related products, said this morning that it’s shifting its New York-based fleet to compressed natural gas-fueled vehicles from Penske Truck Leasing.

Clean Energy CNG for Waste Pro Florida

March 22, 2016 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs, refuse by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

New Fueling Capability at Sanford and Sarasota

Clean Energy Fuels is helping Waste Pro USA improve its compressed natural gas fueling capabilities in Florida, disclosing plans for a new facility in Sanford to accommodate 90 CNG-powered service vehicles and another in Sarasota capable of fueling 30 CNG vehicles.

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