Call for Nominees for 23rd Annual NGV Achievement Awards

NGVAmerica has issued a call for nominations for the 23rd Annual NGV Achievement Awards, which will be presented at the 2015 North American NGV Conference & Expo in Denver, Colorado, Tuesday, September 15.  The awards recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of natural gas as a vehicular fuel.  They are awarded to stakeholders from all … [Read More...]

Status on the Reauthorization of the Highway and Transit Program

On Friday, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced legislation to extend the highway and transit programs through the end of July.  The Chairmen indicated that while it was their preference to move an extension of the highway and transit programs through the end of the year, they still … [Read More...]

Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance Announces Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA) announced the appointment of Bruce Winchester as Executive Director of the CNGVA. “I am very pleased to welcome Bruce to the CNGVA,” said Doug Stout, Chair of the CNGVA Board of Directors.  “Bruce’s extensive government and public policy experience will be invaluable as we work to expand the use of natural gas in Canada … [Read More...]

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SCAQMD Issues $22 Million for Clean Transportation Projects

In California, the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) has released three new solicitations for Clean Transportation Funding: 1) the 2015 Local Government Match Program; 2) Major Event Center Transportation Programs; and 3) Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Funding Opportunities. These programs have more than $22 million available for … [Read More...]

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UGI Energy Services to Build LNG Plant in Northern Pennsylvania

UGI Energy Services announced plans to build an LNG production facility in northern Pennsylvania that will utilize Marcellus Shale gas and will support the growing demand for LNG in the transportation and high-horsepower markets. The proposed facility will be adjacent to UGI Energy Services’ Manning natural gas compression station located in Wyoming County, … [Read More...]

SoCalGas Hosts Free Natural Gas Trucking Workshops

In an effort to expand the awareness and adoption of natural gas and alternative fuels for heavy-duty trucking and goods movement, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) will host a series of free workshops in Southern and Central California. The series begins May 12 in Riverside and continues … [Read More...]

VNG Adds CNG Fueling At Two Station Locations in Texas

VNG.Co announced the addition of CNG fueling at a Valero-branded gasoline station in Houston and a Shell-branded gasoline station in Euless, outside of Dallas. To mark the occasion, both locations will offer CNG by VNG for a limited-time promotional price of 99 cents per GGE. “The addition of … [Read More...]

PA Governor Announces New Alternative, Clean Energy Investments

Governor Wolf announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved funding to support seven new Alternative and Clean Energy (ACE) projects with the investment of more than $8.12 million in grants and $1.74 million in loans. “The projects approved today by the Commonwealth Financing … [Read More...]

Penske Opens CNG Maintenance Location in Denver

A grand opening event took place in Denver as Penske Truck Leasing announced a new facility that is equipped to provide contract truck fleet maintenance services for CNG vehicles. The location is also a full-service truck leasing, and consumer and commercial truck rental facility. “This new … [Read More...]

PA DEP Continues the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the continuation of Pennsylvania’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program, which provides $1,000 rebates to commonwealth residents for natural gas vehicles, as well as propane, hydrogen and fuel-cell vehicles. CNG original … [Read More...]