Central Weights & Measures Association Holds Interim Meeting

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This past week, the Central Weights & Measures Association (CWMA) met in St. Charles, Missouri. The organization reviewed a number of current and new regulatory items including the status of the diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) proposal. The DGE proposal failed to gain passage this past summer at the National Conference of Weights and Measures Association […]

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Funding Recommended for New York CNG Equipment Manufacturing Project

On Monday, the Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board (WNYPPAB) recommended an award of $183,950 to Cobey Inc., a manufacturer of air and gas compression equipment, to expand its equipment manufacturing process to manufacture CNG equipment to serve the Western New York market. Cobey’s $919,750 project will create a CNG manufacturing, testing and training […]

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Clean Energy Signs Multiple Fueling Agreements in Trucking

On Thursday, Clean Energy announced multiple fueling agreements in trucking and funding awards for many of its Pennsylvania customers. In Trucking: Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), which operates more than 65 bakeries and distributes products through 12,000 sales routes across the U.S., has contracted with Clean Energy to introduce its first heavy duty natural gas trucks […]

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Omnitek Earns EPA Cert. for Detroit Diesel Series 60 Natural Gas Engine

On Thursday, Omnitek Engineering Corp. announced it has received a Certificate of Conformity from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for diesel-to-natural gas engine conversions of the Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine families for model years 1988 to 2009. The Certificate of Conformity, which allows engine conversions to proceed in 49 States, covers the 11.1L, 12.7L […]

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Waste Hauler Appointed Omnitek Engineering Conversion Center in Georgia

On Monday, Omnitek Engineering Corp. announced it has appointed Inland Waste Solutions as an authorized diesel-to-natural gas conversion center, and delivered an initial order for a converted EPA-approved 12L Mack E7 engine. The initial order is part of Inland Waste Solution’s goal to convert its entire fleet of more than 200 vehicles to operate on […]

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Midwest Food Distributor Switching to Natural Gas

On Thursday, Delco Foods, a family-owned Italian and specialty foods distributor operating throughout the Midwest, announced its plan to open a CNG station in Indianapolis, Indiana. Delco partnered with U.S. Oil’s GAIN Clean Fuel unit to build the facility near their distribution center in Indianapolis. Delco will break ground on the fast-fill refueling station on […]

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VNG Opens Philadelphia’s First Public CNG Station

On Monday, VNG held an opening ceremony for the first public CNG fueling facility in the City of Philadelphia. Gov. Tom Corbett was in attendance and spoke at the opening. The VNG facility is located at a BP-branded gasoline station and convenience store and is designed for light duty commercial and consumer vehicles. It is […]

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Northeast Foods to Fuel with GAIN Clean Fuel

On Monday, U.S. Oil announced that Northeast Foods, a regional distributor of bakery products, signed an agreement for a new GAIN Clean Fuel CNG station in Baltimore, Maryland. Located at the intersection of I-95 and I-895, the station will service Northeast Foods and H&S Bakery’s regional distribution routes. Northeast Foods has been the bakery provider […]

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Critical Issues Workshop on CNG and LNG Safety Being Held Next Month

Clean Fuels Consulting will hold the latest in the series of Critical Issues Workshops, CNG & LNG SAFETY: PERCEPTION & REALITY, Oct. 8th–9th in Brussels, Belgium. The workshop will explore the most crucial technology and safety issues facing NGVs today for over-the-road vehicles, marine, rail and fuelling station technology. The complete “value chain” for both […]

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RNG 2014 Conference Coming to San Diego in December

The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas will hold RNG 2014: Fuel, Heat, Power & Policy Conference Dec. 8th–10th in San Diego, California. Topics of discussion will include: • California’s New RNG Market – AB 1900 Pipeline Access Rules • RFS2: Approved Cellulosic Pathway & 2014 RVO • LCFS: Pathways, Credits & Recent Program Amendments • […]

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Rolls-Royce Launches New Medium-Speed Marine Engines

On Tuesday, Rolls-Royce unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by natural gas and diesel. The new engines offer a 20 percent increase in power per cylinder, while reducing fuel consumption, emissions and through-life operating costs compared to existing engines in the Rolls-Royce […]

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LNG Bunkering Station to Open on Yangtze River in China

China Gas Holdings Ltd. plans to open the first LNG station for cargo ships on the Yangtze River next month. The bunkering station is a pilot project in Chongqing, which will serve the initial ships converting to LNG. China’s transport ministry has called for 2,000 vessels, or 2 percent of its inland fleet, to run […]

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