Fuel / Technology: Solar

Image: New Flyer

Illinois Transit District Introduces First 100% Renewable Hydrogen Fleet

October 19, 2021The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s “Riding on Sunshine” project will see the deployment of zero-emission, fuel cell Xcelsior CHARGE H2 articulated buses from New Flyer of America Inc., refueled with a 100% renewable hydrogen supply powered by solar energy.

via NGV Journal

Image: Sunray Motors

Sunray Motors Debuts Solar Hybrid Vehicle System for Better Gas Mileage

October 11, 2021Sunray Motors has created and completed testing of a solar hybrid conversion unit which can be installed onto any gasoline vehicle to immediately provide extended miles per gallon (mpg) range and reduce emissions.

via NGT News

Image: SunPower

A New Way to Track Truck Pollution

October 7, 2021SunPower, a solar power and energy services provider, is starting to ship solar panels in electric heavy-duty trucks powered by — you guessed it — solar energy.

via GreenBiz

Image: Andreas160578 via Pixabay

New York Nearly Doubles Goal for Distributed Solar Installations

September 21, 2021New York is well on its way to achieving ambitious state-level clean energy goals, but to reach the targets requires scale on orders of magnitude beyond the New York governor’s announcement.

via Utility Dive

Image: Volvo Trucks

ACT Expo 2021: Volvo Trucks, Dependable Highway Express, SunPower Advance Sustainable Supply Chains

August 31, 2021A new sustainable freight initiative to transport solar photovoltaics (PV) products using solar-powered Volvo VNR Electric trucks was announced at ActExpo 2021.

ACT Expo

Image: Adobe Stock

The Race to Net Zero

August 5, 2021Countries around the world are realizing that reaching net zero emissions in the transportation sector is the quickest way to reduce GHG.

DERs represented by solar panels

Image: Pexels-Pixabay

DERs: Solar, Battery Storage Could Reduce Fleet Electrification Costs

April 12, 2021Distributed energy resources, or DERs, such as on-site solar panels and battery energy storage systems, help cut the costs of EV charging.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

ACT Virtual Peter V

Image: ACT Virtual

ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

e-propulsion overseen by Ryan Laskey

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Dana is Focused on e-Propulsion and Reducing Their Environmental Impact

July 15, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Ryan Laskey to learn how Dana is providing e-propulsion solutions for the vehicles of today and tomorrow.

Investments Drive Sustainable Transportation Growth

February 27, 2020The ACT Expo Investor Summit, launching this year at ACT Expo, is a first-of-its-kind event to focus on investing in the clean fleet market.

Fleet Owner

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Trillium Provides New Paradigm for EV Fleet Charging with PowerUP

June 19, 2019Kim Okafor, electric transportation manager at Trillium, discusses how the company has become a leader in sustainability and offers advice to women interested in the transportation sector.

Roger Nielsen Speaking at ACT Expo

Clean Transportation Solutions from ACT Expo 2019

May 15, 2019The innovations and technologies at ACT Expo demonstrated the significant increase in investment in advanced clean technologies and fuels for the commercial fleet sector.

Fleet Owner

Image: UnSplash

The Role of Microgrids in a Resilient Energy Future

April 17, 2019Interest in microgrid projects has grown in the past five years, presenting valuable energy management opportunities for EV fleets.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

The Answer to the Truck Driver Shortage

August 2, 2018The answer to the driver shortage means showing young people how today’s trucks offer just what they are looking for in a work environment.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

Solar Panels Mounted on Cab of Class 8 Truck

Image: NACFE

Solar Panels for Trucks and Trailers, the Time has Come

July 2, 2018Solar has a place in the trucking industry, from supporting HVAC and hotel loads to powering liftgates, telematics and reefer units.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)