Fuel / Technology: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

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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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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TCEQ Funds the Texas Clean Fleet Program

May 12, 2020The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says up to $7.7 million in grants is being made available to encourage entities that operate large fleets of vehicles in Texas to replace diesel-powered vehicles with alternative fuel or hybrid vehicles.

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Chart Industries joins LNG Marine Fuel Institute

May 8, 2020The LNG Marine Fuel Institute announced the membership of Chart Industries to a growing coalition of companies committed to LNG as the primary marine fuel in the transition to carbon-free shipping.

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Three KC LNG refueling tankers unload their payload.

New Mobile Technology Allows to Quadruple LNG Bunkering Capacity

April 29, 2020KC LNG has developed a trailer-mounted manifold that allows bunkering from up to four tank trailers (of any type) at once, quadrupling the capacity.

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Aerial perspective of a port in Oman.

Sohar, first Middle Eastern port joining SEA-LNG coalition

April 23, 2020SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition created to accelerate the widespread adoption of LNG, has welcomed Sohar Port and Freezone as its first Middle Eastern port member.

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VW Settlement, Market Momentum Boost California Clean Truck Projects

April 15, 2020The producer of ACT Expo talks tailwinds and headwinds facing alternative fuel vehicle programs in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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One of the Most Eco-Friendly Ships on the Baltic Sea Under Construction

April 14, 2020Tallink Grupp announced the construction of its newest eco-friendly LNG-powered shuttle ferry, MyStar, at the Rauma Marine Constructions shipyard in Rauma, Finland.

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How Two Fleets Set and Achieved Sustainability Goals

April 14, 2020Fleets interested in adopting sustainability goals have many factors to consider. There are a variety of alternative fuels to choose from, and there is no ideal or prevailing option that works for all fleets.

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Total Will Deploy First LNG-Powered VLCC Vessels in 2022

April 13, 2020Total signed an agreement to charter its first two LNG-powered VLCCs. The vessels, which are able to carry about 300,000 tons of crude oil each, will be delivered in 2022.

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Bloomberg proposes national clean-truck voucher program

January 22, 2020Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg wants to put back in place higher standards for truck emissions with the goal of electrifying 15% of the heavy-duty fleet by 2030.

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Massive R&D needed to decarbonize deep-sea shipping beyond 2050

January 15, 2020Oceangoing vessels challenge scale of newly introduced carbon-free power technologies for short-sea shipping and ferries.

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Transportation Heavy Hitters Form ACT Fleet Forum

January 9, 2020Major U.S.-based fleets have joined together to form the ACT Fleet Forum, an educational initiative that allows participants to share best practices on clean transportation technologies.

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House Passes Bill That Includes Alternative Fuel Tax Credits

December 19, 2019The House passed a tax extenders package that includes an extension of the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel excise tax credit, along with other measures important for clean-fuel transportation.

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Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

November 27, 2019The company is making a compelling case for the future of new fuel and powertrain technologies.  

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