Kentucky Announces Multiple Natural Gas Projects Funded by CMAQ Grants

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials have announced multiple natural gas projects funded by Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grants. Jefferson County: More than $3 million in CMAQ funds were awarded to three projects in Jefferson County. The Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government and Kentuckiana Cleanfuel, which formed a public-private partnership, […]

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FAA Awards Funds to Purchase Six CNG Buses in Portland

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a $331,653 grant to Portland International Airport to purchase six CNG buses through the FAA’s Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) program. The buses will be used to transport airport passengers and employees from the terminal to parking and rental car facilities. VALE is designed to reduce sources of airport […]

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Interstate Distributor to Acquire 10 LNG Trucks after Blu. Demo Program

Blu. has announced that Interstate Distributor Co., a large provider of interstate transportation services, has signed an agreement to purchase 10 LNG Kenworth trucks after a successful demo program. These trucks represent the first LNG deployment for the carrier. Interstate Distributor signed the deal after testing LNG through Blu.’s demo truck program that offers transportation […]

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Iowa Operator to Add Landi-Renzo Dual Fuel Gliders to Fleet

Meerdink Trucking, an Iowa-based intrastate trucking operator, is expanding its natural gas fleet by adding CNG-diesel dual fuel trucks to its fleet. The Freightliner trucks have remanufactured, pre-EGR, 12.7L Series 60 Detroit Diesel engines and feature Landi Renzo natural gas fuel systems. Landi Partner Baker Electromotive performs the system integration using Landi Renzo equipment. Baker […]

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Florida Utility Expands Natural Gas Fleet

Bonita Springs Utilities (BSU), the local utility serving the City of Bonita in Southwest Florida, is expanding its NGV fleet. In 2012, the utility started a pilot program by installing a fueling station and converting four high-usage trucks. The city reported that the program resulted in significant reductions in fuel and maintenance costs. BSU currently […]

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Blu. Launches Nation’s First Gas Recapture System

Blu. has announced that it has launched the nation’s first gas recapture system in partnership with Intermountain Gas Company at an LNG station in Nampa, Idaho. This system captures boil-off gas from the LNG storage tank and returns it to the Intermountain natural gas pipeline, which eliminates the venting of excess LNG into the atmosphere. […]

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Clean Energy Opens Public CNG Station in Virginia

On Wednesday, Clean Energy and Quarles Fleet Network, a Mid-Atlantic fleet fuel site provider, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new publicly accessible CNG fueling station in Dulles, Virginia. The station is located adjacent to the Dulles International Airport and will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The station will […]

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TruStar Energy Wins Contract to Upgrade California CNG Station

On Thursday, TruStar Energy announced it has been awarded the contract to upgrade the CNG fueling station for Kern County Superintendent of Schools bus fleet in Bakersfield, California. The contract to update and expand the public-private station includes removing older compressors and associated infrastructure and replacing them with new compressors, fueling hoses, dispensers and a […]

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HC2 Acquires Majority Interest in American Natural Gas

On Thursday, HC2 Holdings announced the acquisition of a majority interest in ANG Holding, under which American Natural Gas (ANG) will continue to do business as a wholly-owned subsidiary. ANG designs, builds, owns, operates and maintains CNG fueling stations for transportation in the Northeast. “This transaction will energize our business and allow us to move […]

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Potential Energy Conservation Standards for Natural Gas Compressors

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a notice soliciting comments on potential energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial natural gas compressors. Current efficiency requirements for compressors only cover compressors intended to compress air, according to the DOE notice. To facilitate its understanding and potentially pave the way for future regulations, DOE […]

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