Colorado plans to use a $30 million Federal Highway Administration congestion mitigation and air quality grant to open 30 new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and access up to 1,000 additional natural gas vehicles (NGV).
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Compressed natural gas (CNG) is being studied regarding for it performs in sub-freezing temperatures and for how its fueling procedures can be accelerated to be more in line with that of liquid fuels.
A consortium involving units of General Electric Corp. (GE) and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced Wednesday the first in a series of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facilities they hope to develop will be sited in Florida.
A subsidiary of Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said Thursday it has signed a three-year, $167 million deal with a Chinese-based natural gas/propane pipeline company to provide up to 416 compressed natural gas (CNG) compressors and related technologies to support development of more than 300 CNG fueling stations throughout China. Growth of CNG in China is expected to outpace U.S. expansion, Clean Energy executives said.
Aiming for a report to the state legislature by the end of September, the Utah Public Service Commission (PSC) on Wednesday held a hearing to examine how best to expand the use of natural gas and other alternative fuels in the transportation sector. Many energy representatives and alternative fuel advocates urged that market-based approaches be applied.
In a story published July 8, “NatGas Gasoline Fueling Research” (see NGI, July 8), NGI incorrectly stated that Primus Green Energy sells a gasoline product for about $2.00/gallon. In fact, the company creates the product at a cost of $2.00/gallon. In addition, NGI incorrectly stated that the company expects to produce 10,000 gallons of fuel annually. The company actually plans to produce 100,000 gallons of fuel annually. NGI regrets the errors.
For those visionaries that want a clean transportation fuel without the additional vehicle and fueling infrastructure costs associated with natural gas vehicles, a small privately held New Jersey-based company, Primus Green Energy, wants to market natural gas-derived gasoline.