California Puts $4.3M More Into NatGas Vehicles; CNG Rolls On

Even though its hydrogen/electric dole garnered most of the headlines (see Daily GPI, July 23), the California Energy Commission (CEC) also with less fanfare awarded $4.3 million for natural gas vehicle (NGV) expansion in the form of state funded rebates and other incentives for fleets and individual drivers to switch to NGVs.

July 25, 2014

‘NatGas Highway’ Opens Southwest Link, Fuel Supplier Says

A southwest link between Los Angeles and Houston on what is billed as “America’s Natural Gas Highway” has been established with the opening of a fueling station in El Paso, TX, according to fuel supplier and station developer Clean Energy Fuels Corp. of Newport Beach, CA.

June 19, 2014

CNG, LNG Transportation Fuel Markets Get Boost

So far June has turned up the heat on the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel with a merger in the compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling sector and additional production capacity for a transportation supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

June 12, 2014

More Opportunities for NGV Fueling to Advance

Heading into a major alternative clean fuel transportation convention early in May in Southern California, the push for building out natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling infrastructure is being continued by two of the nation’s leading NGV fueling providers. Along the way, use of compressed natural gas (CNG) keeps growing.

April 25, 2014

More Milestones Passed Along ‘America’s NatGas Highway’

Three former executives in Chesapeake Energy's now discontinued natural gas vehicle (NGV) efforts have passed the six-month mark in the formation of a new NGV transportation company, Sparq Natural Gas LLC, which is focusing on infrastructure development on a regional basis.

April 4, 2014

NGVs Hit Bump in Road in Utah, Green Light in Pennsylvania

A natural gas transportation infrastructure developer, Utah-based Blu LNG, has reduced its workforce and cut back operations for at least the first half of this year, awaiting the full rollout of the Cummins 15-liter engine, which has been delayed.

February 7, 2014

Accelerator Stays Down on NGV Advances

Compressed natural gas (CNG) made more noise this month with advances in fueling technology, engines and the transit system in Phoenix, AZ, while AGL Resources liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation fuel marketing expanded into Florida.

January 21, 2014

Florida’s First LNG Vehicle Fueling Station Opens

As part of a new year’s sprint along America’s Natural Gas Highway, the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling station in Florida has opened, according to California-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which announced several other natural gas transportation advancements on Wednesday.

January 15, 2014

2014 NGV Trends: Infrastructure, Technology, Global Competition

While advancements in fueling infrastructure and technology for natural gas vehicles (NGV) are expected to continue this year, one analyst also expects growing competition globally for fuel and vehicles to support an accelerated shift to NGV use in places like China.

January 9, 2014
LNG Preferred for Over-the-Road Trucks, Clean Energy Says

LNG Preferred for Over-the-Road Trucks, Clean Energy Says

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the preferred alternative fuel for over-the-road trucks, compared to compressed natural gas (CNG), according to California-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which supplies both LNG and CNG to customers.

January 2, 2014