While alternative fuel transportation advocates have rallied around renewable natural gas (RNG) and near-zero emission natural gas vehicles (NGV) in the heavy-duty fleet sector, “cleaner” versions of diesel, propane and hydrogen are bidding to compete in the sector.
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Following up on apreviously announced deal with Gov. Jerry Brown, the California legislature last Friday passed a series of bills that collectively allocates nearly $1.5 billion for alternative fuel vehicles.
Canadian producers can break into liquefied natural gas (LNG) without waiting for stalled multibillion-dollar overseas export projects by fueling vessels instead of filling tankers, according to government- and industry-sponsored research.
Opportunities for natural gas vehicles (NGV) could emerge from local and state initiatives unveiled in California this week where the political leadership is locked in an aggressive response to climate change.
FERC said its Office of Enforcement (OE) will immediately launch an investigation into Rover Pipeline LLC’s spillage of drilling fluid into Ohio wetlands, after state regulators found traces of diesel fuel in drilling mud samples taken from the mid-April incident.
Change is the operative gear for the alternative fuel transportation space this year, and the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector is finding it has increasing competition, particularly in the medium- and heavy-duty fleet vehicle space where “clean” diesel and propane are eyeing more advancements.
A recent study by West Virginia University (WVU) researchers says tailpipe and engine crankcases are the most significant sources of pump-to-wheels (PTW) methane emissions in heavy-duty natural gas vehicles (NGV).
Ohio-based InsightFuel, a fuel line supplier and station contractor that markets its services as a natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling leader, is raising a red flag about potential leaks at compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling installations where materials and workmanship don’t meet the highest standards.
Southern California air pollution regulators on Thursday granted a variance to the nation’s largest municipal utility in Los Angeles to burn diesel fuel in three local generation plants, if necessary, to conserve on constrained amounts of natural gas due to the continuing shutdown at Southern California Gas Co.’s (SoCalGas) Aliso Canyon storage facility.