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NGVs Still Choice Among Fleets, but EVs Said Favored Longer Term

NGVs Still Choice Among Fleets, but EVs Said Favored Longer Term

The energy transition is pushing natural gas vehicles (NGV) aside for battery electric vehicles (EV), according to new research. “The State of Sustainable Fleets 2021,” issued in late May by consultancy Gladstein, Neandross and Associates, said imminent climate change priorities make EVs the ultimate solution. The report was sponsored by transportation fueling, manufacturing and leasing…

June 10, 2021
California NGVs On Back Burner as State Funds Battery-Electric, Hydrogen Fueling

California NGVs On Back Burner as State Funds Battery-Electric, Hydrogen Fueling

The California Energy Commission (CEC) Tuesday rolled out a $50 million competitive program to advance electric vehicle (EV) and hydrogen transportation technologies for truck fleets.  Natural gas vehicle (NGV) funding was not included in the funding, which in part is focused on mitigating emissions in poor communities. “Only battery-electric or hydrogen technologies will be eligible,”…

April 16, 2021
Colorado City Moves Ahead with Upgrades for CNG Storage Capacity

Colorado City Moves Ahead with Upgrades for CNG Storage Capacity

The city of Grand Junction, CO, has chosen to increase its storage capacity of bio compressed natural gas (CNG), which is produced at the city’s Persigo Water Treatment Plant.  This project follows a program enacted five years ago to capture methane produced during wastewater treatment.  The CNG is used to fuel city vehicles.  Currently, over…

December 31, 2020
Omnibus Budget Bill Includes Push for NGVs in Public Transit

Omnibus Budget Bill Includes Push for NGVs in Public Transit

Natural gas vehicle (NGV) use would be encouraged under a competitive grant program included in the $2.3 trillion omnibus spending and Covid-19 relief package signed by President Trump on Sunday (Dec. 27). The legislative package includes a directive to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to divert its recent emphasis on electric vehicles (EV) to refocus…

December 30, 2020
Natural Gas Called ‘Viable’ Alternative Truck Fuel

Natural Gas Called ‘Viable’ Alternative Truck Fuel

Diesel will continue to be the leading fuel for commercial vehicles over at least the next 20 years, but natural gas vehicles (NGV) will see their market share grow, according to a multi-client study by consultant IHS Markit.

September 21, 2018
Discounted RNG Offered as Incentive for California Fleets

Discounted RNG Offered as Incentive for California Fleets

To encourage the use of more natural gas vehicle (NGV) fleets, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. is offering a year of $1/gallon renewable natural gas (RNG) for trucks using some Cummins Westport (CWI) engines.

April 6, 2018

Promote NGV Growth Using VW Settlement, Says AGA

Increasing the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV) could be best accomplished by using the federal trust funds established in the wake of the Volkswagen (VW) settlement, in which the automaker was directed to pay for state efforts to lower vehicle emissions, the American Gas Association (AGA) said Tuesday.

June 8, 2017

Waste Hauler Doubles Down on Renewable Natural Gas

Phoenix-based Republic Services Inc. is expanding an existing agreement giving the refuse hauling company increased volumes of renewable natural gas (RNG).

June 5, 2017
Oklahoma Reaches NGV Fueling Milestone

Oklahoma Reaches NGV Fueling Milestone

At the center of a five-year, multi-state push for more natural gas vehicle (NGV) use, Oklahoma has passed a milestone in putting together a network of fueling stations along its interstate highways, drawing praise Tuesday from Washington, DC-based trade group NGVAmerica.

July 7, 2016

Ryder Signs Up For Renewable Natural Gas at Two Fueling Stations

Ryder Systems Inc. has agreed to provide renewable natural gas (RNG) at two of its Southern California fueling stations operated by Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

November 18, 2015
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