CNG Speeds Activity in Transportation

Compressed natural gas (CNG) continues to gain attention in the transportation fleet, fuel and vehicle sectors, as well as more integration in the states.

February 25, 2013

CNG Continues to Rev Up Activity in Transportation

Compressed natural gas (CNG) continued to gain more attention in the transportation fleet, fuel and vehicle sectors, gaining more acceptance as shown in reports in California and Maryland so far this month.

February 25, 2013

Industry Brief

Integrys Energy Group’s Trillium CNG opened another fueling location for compressed natural gas (CNG) at a public transit center in Glenwood Springs, CO. The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority expects about one-third of its public transit buses will be running on CNG by this fall. Trillium builds and operates natural gas fueling stations throughout the nation. Trillium has been building these fueling stations for 20 years and won the contract with Roaring Fork through a competitive bid. The transit authority bills itself as the first rural bus rapid transit system in the nation, drawing recognition from the Obama administration last year. The new system will operate with CNG buses between Glenwood Springs and Aspen.

February 19, 2013

Technology Advances for NGV Fueling Tanks

Fuel tanks, which are considered the most costly part of the compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling system, are seeing technology breakthroughs in the United States.

February 18, 2013

California Firm, 3M Help Advance NGV Fueling Tanks

What is considered the most costly part of the compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling system — fuel tanks — experienced some technology breakthroughs from two U.S.companies recently.

February 13, 2013

Laclede, Siemens Partner on CNG Fueling System

St. Louis-based Laclede Group said Thursday it has joined with a unit of Siemens Industry Inc. to launch a fueling system for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles called Spire that will be introduced later this year at a commercial/public fueling facility at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

February 1, 2013

Industry Brief

Home heating products retailer Dead River Co. plans to sell and supply compressed natural gas (CNG) to commercial and institutional customers in central, northern and eastern Maine from Xpress Natural Gas’ (XNG) soon-to-be-completed CNG terminal in Washington County, ME, the companies said. The customers to be served typically use at least 75,000 gallons of heating oil annually. Boston-based XNG currently trucks liquefied natural gas to industrial customers. The partnership brings together XNG proprietary technology with Dead River’s more than one hundred years of experience in trucked fuels and energy services.

January 31, 2013

IGS Eyes CNG Fueling Corridor in West Virginia

Government and industry officials are cheering plans for a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling corridor stretching from Pennsylvania into West Virginia along Route 79. It will support the Marcellus shale gas-inspired initiatives for converting hundreds of vehicles to operate on natural gas.

January 22, 2013

Report Confirms: NGV Trucks, Buses on the Move Worldwide

In the worldwide push for more use of natural gas for trucks and buses, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the fastest growing segment, even though compressed natural gas (CNG) has thousands more fueling stations, according to a new Navigant Consulting energy marketing report..

January 15, 2013

Clean Energy Partners with Covanta Energy on CNG Fueling

The nascent market for compressed natural gas vehicles (CNG) took another step forward as Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a natural gas vehicle (NGV) fuel supplier, said that it will construct up to seven CNG fueling stations at waste management facilities across the country capable of fueling 30 refuse trucks a day.

January 7, 2013