Fuel / Technology: Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)

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).

via NGT News

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.

via Greentech Media

Renewable Gas 360 Webinar Series

Getting to Neutral – The Importance of Renewable Gases in Decarbonizing Society

May 29, 2020Join us on Tuesday, June 16 for the first webinar in the Renewable Gas 360 webinar series, brought to you by SoCalGas, PG&E, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Southwest Gas, and NW Natural.

Renewable Gas 360

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.

via Biomass Magazine

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.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership

Natural Gas Heavy Duty Vehicle

The Sweet Spot for Natural Gas Trucks

May 26, 2020Fleets using natural gas experience a sweet spot with miles driven, maintenance practices, and gas stability

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.

via NGV Global

Representatives Introduce DOD Bill to Promote the Use of ZEVs

May 22, 2020The Department of Defense Non-Tactical Vehicle Reduced Petroleum Consumption ACT has been proposed, which directs the DOD to replace such vehicles, from passenger cars to construction vehicles like bulldozers and forklifts, as they age with zero-emission vehicles.

via NGT News

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:

via NGV Journal

Waste Facility generates RNG biogas

Longmont Waste Services Unveils RNG-Powered Fleet, New Facility

May 20, 2020As part of a project prioritized in Longmont’s 2018 greenhouse gas inventory, the Colorado city has become the first city along the Front Range to implement a renewable vehicle fuel project.

via NGT News

Offset the cost of EVs with the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

May 18, 2020Fleets can offset the cost of EVs with the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

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New Jersey State Capitol Building

New Jersey Makes Significant Commitments to Transportation Electrification

May 15, 2020New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition is pleased to report major new state initiatives, designed to stimulate the electrification of the transportation sector.

New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition

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.

via TruckingInfo

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.

via Freightwaves

Fortis BC will convert wood waste into biofuels.

North America: First Renewable Gas Made From Wood Waste Project

May 8, 2020FortisBC is teaming up with REN Energy International Corporation (REN Energy) to offer renewable natural gas produced from wood waste to its customers. The innovative project features technology being used for the first time in North America and represents exciting new opportunities to reduce emissions using British Columbia’s (BC) expansive forestry sector.

via NGV Journal

RNG Fueled Truck

RNG as Transportation Fuel On-Road Volume Grows to 39%

May 7, 2020RNG as a vehicle fuel is on the rise, and takes environmental benefits to a high level of performance, helping to tackle climate change.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)