Fuel / Technology: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

Penske Truck Leasing Upgrades California Facility

June 1, 2020Penske Truck Leasing has completed upgrades to its facility in Carson, Calif., to provide maintenance and repair services for natural gas vehicles (NGVs).

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How Should California Wind Down Its Fossil Fuel Industry?

June 1, 2020California is the seventh-largest oil-producing state. However, clean energy is the state’s future. By law, California must have 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045, and an executive order signed by former Governor Jerry Brown calls for economywide carbon-neutrality by the same year.

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Oregon DEQ releases timeline for Clean Fuels Program expansion

May 28, 2020The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on May 18 announced it has submitted detailed information to Gov. Kate Brown on how it plans to carry out her March 10 executive order that set a new goal for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction.

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Agility Introduces ProRail CNG Fuel System

May 28, 2020Agility Fuel Solutions, a global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has introduced the fifth-generation ProRail CNG fuel system.

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NZE natural gas truck

NZE Natural Gas Truck Technology Proven Ready for the Rigors of Drayage Operations in San Pedro Bay Ports

May 28, 2020NZE heavy-duty natural gas trucks have proven their readiness for the rigors of daily drayage truck operations in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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Westport Fuel Systems to Supply CNG Solutions to GASTEC

May 27, 2020Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a supplier of advanced fuel delivery components and systems for low-carbon fuels, has been awarded a competitive tender bid by the Egyptian International Gas Technology Co. to supply 6,300 CNG sequential injection fuel systems into the growing Egyptian market in 2020.

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Optimism for Post-Pandemic Natural Gas Fuel for Mobility

May 26, 2020The International Energy Agency recently released its report — 2020 Global Energy Review — which states energy demand will fall 6% in 2020. This represents the largest decline in 70 years in percentage terms, the largest ever decline in absolute terms, and seven times the decline after the 2008 global financial crisis.

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New Jersey energy group commits to sustainability with NGV initiatives

May 21, 2020South Jersey Industries (SJI) announced the formation of its Clean Energy and Sustainability team, responsible for the development, execution and oversight of all environmentally-friendly initiatives for the organization. These initiatives include:

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Trucking’s road to zero emissions

May 21, 2020Until zero-emissions vehicles are more attainable, adding propane and CNG trucks can help reduce a fleet’s carbon footprint.

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OptiFuel obtains U.S. EPA, Tier 4 Rail Certification for 100% natural gas engine

May 18, 2020OptiFuel Systems & Cummins Inc have secured U.S. EPA, Tier 4 Rail Certification for the first ever rail internal combustion engine to emit 0.00 g/bhp-hr NOx and PM. This breakthrough will deliver the lowest California Tier 5 emissions objectives.

via US Gas Vehicles

Filling station offering 100% bio-CNG opens in the south of New Jersey

May 15, 2020South Jersey Gas announced the opening of its new CNG fueling station in Cape May County. The station is open to the public and exclusively offers renewable natural gas.

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California Fleets: Carl Moyer Deadline Extended

May 15, 2020The application deadline for the Carl Moyer and Surplus Off-Road Opt-In for NOx programs (#PA2020-03 and #PA2020-04) is now extended to August 4 at 1 p.m. PST.

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SCS approved as verification body for California LCFS

May 14, 2020SCS Global Services, a leading global third-party verifier of environmental claims, is now approved by the California Air Resources Board as a verification body for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

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Electric, Natural Gas Trucking Sectors Duel Over Who Deserves Funding — Now

May 14, 2020Natural gas proponents are hoping the coronavirus pandemic will accelerate adoption of natural gas trucks even as electric truck advocates double down on battery power as the key to reducing greenhouse gases and diesel particulate emissions.

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Hazleton Public Transit to add Sixth CNG Bus to Fleet Next Year

May 13, 2020A sixth bus that runs on CNG could join Hazleton Public Transit’s (Pennsylvania) fleet by early next year, the city’s director of public services said.

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RNG powered refuse trucks

Clean Energy: increasing CNG supply to U.S. refuse truck fleets

May 13, 2020All 550 Clean Energy stations have remained fully operational during the Covid-19 crisis and continue to provide access to customers that are supplying essential services.

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