In the first two weeks of August the fueling structure for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles continued to expand in places like Sacramento, CA, Edmond, OK, Pontoon Beach, IL, and DuBois, PA. In Sacramento, a $1.9 million CNG station was opened to support county refuse trucks and what local officials called “an increasing number of other NGVs.”
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In the past two years, Texas has seen $261 million invested in natural gas vehicles (NGV) and the corresponding fueling infrastructure needed for them, according to the latest statistics from the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC), which launched a statewide NGV initiative in 2013.
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has ruled in favor of Ultra Resources Inc. after a long-running case in which an environmental advocacy group challenged state permits for eight of the company’s compressor stations and said they failed to meet federal pollution standards.
The compressed natural gas (CNG) equipment that is a key to fueling future growth of natural gas vehicles (NGV) is riding a wave of technology advancements that is pumping new energy into the efforts to develop a more widespread fueling network for natural gas transportation.
Efforts are under way in North Dakota and California to provide alternatives to diesel in trucks operating in the states’ oil and natural gas fields.
California-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been tapped by the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) to develop an alternative fuel complex near the northeast corner of the O’Hare International Airport property. Clean Energy will partner on the project with travel plaza developer PMG Airport Developers.
Natural gas vehicle (NGV) start-up GSD Systems is working on compressed natural gas (CNG) architecture for pressure vessels that would allow 20% more fuel to be stored in a back-of-the-cab structure on heavy-duty truck cabs.
A wastewater-derived compressed natural gas (CNG) has rocked into prominence in Grand Junction, CO, for fueling transit bus and waste-hauling fleets, the sixth location nationally for the renewable version of CNG used in natural gas vehicles (NGV) of all sizes.
Piedmont Natural Gas on Tuesday opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station to the public in Nashville, TN, hailing it as the next step in the utility company’s efforts to establish a CNG fueling corridor along the major interstates in its service area.
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.