Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

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Union Pacific to Spend $1 Billion to Modernize 600 Trains

August 2, 2022Union Pacific, the second-largest U.S. railroad, is spending $1 billion to modernize 600 trains, and Wabtec Corp. is the firm for the deal.

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It’s High Time for the Cannabis Industry to Embrace Sustainability

August 1, 2022A recent research paper has called out the investment and sustainability communities for paying insufficient attention to the ESG impacts of cannabis cultivation, notably its sizable environmental footprint.

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Analysis Shows How Emerging Fuels Power Commercial Truck Fleets

July 19, 2022A new analysis from Diesel Technology Forum highlights the role of existing and emerging fuels and technologies in powering the nation’s commercial trucks.

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Hope Dims that U.S. Can Meet 2030 Climate Goals

July 8, 2022Nearly everything needs to go right for America to reach the climate targets set by President Joe Biden. So far, very little has.

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Canada Publishing Final New Clean Fuel Regulations

July 6, 2022Canada’s final Clean Fuel Regulations will set increasingly stringent requirements on producers and importers to reduce the carbon intensity of gasoline and diesel.

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Convoy Targets Prevention of 3.8M Pounds of Trucking Emissions

June 30, 2022Digital freight network Convoy aims to prevent 3.8 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions from trucking in 2022, the company said Tuesday in its second sustainability report. The Seattle-based company has targeted reducing empty miles as the main strategy to achieve this goal.

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Exploring Emissions Through Other Cultures

June 23, 2022Norway is a shining example of emissions reductions, with 99% of the its power being renewable. With boots-on-the-ground experience, industry leaders can learn from other countries’ successes.

via Fleet Owner

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EMA Lawsuit: CARB Emissions Rule Violates Clean Air Act

May 31, 2022The Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association has sued the California Air Resources Board, saying the agency has not provided enough lead time for truck and engine makers to meet its latest emission standards due to go into effect in 2024.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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5 Ways to Cut Oil and Gas Use Through Clean Transportation

May 26, 2022As the largest consumer of oil worldwide and one of the main CO2 emitters, reimagining the transport sector is key to cutting ties with fossil fuels.

via GreenBiz

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Report: Schneider Ahead on 2025 Emissions Per Mile Target

May 25, 2022Transportation and logistics provider Schneider is more than halfway to one of its emission-reduction per mile targets, according to its second annual corporate responsibility report.

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‘Clean’ Trucking is Here to Stay

May 18, 2022While the industry waits for electric vehicle charging infrastructure to catch up with OEM production, commercial fleets are investing in a variety of technologies to help them improve fuel economy and reduce emissions.

via Fleet Owner

Breakout Sessions Abound at ACT Expo 2022

May 12, 2022The third day of the record-breaking ACT Expo was filled with educational breakout sessions covering all the fascinating trends in and around the clean tech industry.

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SoSF 2022 Report: Accelerating Use of Clean Tech

May 9, 2022In the third annual State of Sustainable Fleets Market Brief, transportation fleets continued to report that their use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing.

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Achieving Decarbonization Goals for Fleets

April 25, 2022A resource that reduces the stress on the grid and decreases fleets' reliance on fuel sources that produce GHG emissions will help the EV transition.

Pioneer Power Mobility

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Walmart Deploys Near-Zero Opposed-Piston Diesel Engine

April 7, 2022Achates Power’s cleaner, heavy-duty diesel engine it developed in a project funded by the California Air Resources Board and several partners has entered fleet service with Walmart in a Peterbilt 579 tractor.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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J.B. Hunt Launches Carbon Offset Credit Program

April 6, 2022J.B. Hunt Transport Services launched new program called Clean Transport that will allow customers to acquire carbon offset credits equivalent to the emissions created by their shipments.

via Heavy Duty Trucking