Embracing

NGVs ‘Not A Science Project Anymore,’ Experts Say

In confirming that Wall Street is embracing natural gas in the transportation fueling sector, an investment banker and major energy and automotive stakeholders agreed that for the most part natural gas vehicles (NGV) aren’t a “science project” anymore, the bulk of their research and development work has been completed, the experts said as part of a wide-ranging panel discussion Thursday at the ACT Expo 2012 conference in Long Beach, CA.

May 21, 2012

Report: Global Sales of NGVs to Jump 68% by 2016

Worldwide sales of natural gas vehicles (NGV) will increase to more than 3.2 million units annually by 2016, a 68% increase compared with 1.9 million units last year, with commercial sales in North America and Western Europe leading the surge, according to a report released by Pike Research. The increased sales will lead to growth in the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel, with 19 billion cubic meters of gas expected to be sold globally by 2016, the researchers said.

January 24, 2011

Report: Benefits, Obstacles in Natural Gas for Trucks, Buses

A new report on natural gas as a fuel for Canada’s transportation sector outlines compelling reasons for embracing a diversified transportation fuel strategy that includes natural gas. However, significant challenges to deployment of natural gas vehicles (NGV) in Canada must be overcome, according to the report, which was released by a roundtable of the Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA).

January 10, 2011

Massachusetts Embracing Gas to Reduce Emissions

In an attempt to go “above and beyond” federal regulations, sixof Massachusetts’ oldest — and dirtiest — power plants will beretrofitted or rebuilt and will switch to cleaner burning naturalgas after reaching a voluntary agreement last week with stateofficials. The six plants, owned by five companies, vowed to cuttheir emissions in half by 2003, a move that has followed growingpolitical and grassroots pressure throughout Massachusetts.

May 15, 2000

Massachusetts Embracing Gas to Reduce Emissions

In an attempt to go “above and beyond” federal regulations, sixof Massachusetts’ oldest — and dirtiest — power plants will beretrofitted or rebuilt and will switch to cleaner burning naturalgas after reaching a voluntary agreement this week with stateofficials. The six plants, owned by five companies, vowed to cuttheir emissions in half by 2003, a move that has followed growingpolitical and grassroots pressure throughout Massachusetts.

May 11, 2000

Florida Embracing Buccaneer Pipeline Project — So Far

While Pennsylvania and New Jersey would like nothing more thanto give Williams’ proposed MarketLink expansion the boot, Floridais opening its arms to the company’s Buccaneer Natural Gas Pipelineproject.

December 13, 1999

Florida Embracing Buccaneer Pipeline Project — So Far

While Pennsylvania and New Jersey would like nothing more thanto give Williams’ proposed MarketLink expansion the boot, Floridais opening its arms to the company’s Buccaneer Natural Gas Pipelineproject.

December 8, 1999

Southern Embracing Gas-Fired Power, at least for Now

Southern Company CEO A.W. “Bill” Dahlberg is something more thanshy about predicting where gas prices will go. But the industry’sembrace of gas-fired generation does prompt a modestly optimisticresponse to the question. “It would be logical to say that ifthere’s that much new demand for gas, the likelihood is that itwill drift up. And I guess if I were making the bet, that’sprobably the bet that I would make,” Dahlberg told reporters duringa briefing at the 17th Congress of the World Energy CouncilWednesday in Houston.

September 17, 1998