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New NGVAmerica President Takes Office on Monday

NGVAmerica is proud to welcome our new President, Matthew Godlewski, who begins work on Monday, October 20th. Matt was selected after an extensive search process, and was chosen for his experience as a national trade association veteran with more than 20 years of experience building strong teams, developing and executing strategic plans, and working with […]

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Virginia Governor Releases Energy Plan, Touts Alternative Fuel Use

This week, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan. In outlining his strategy, the governor said, “The plan we are rolling out today is focused on growing our energy economy (particularly in the renewable sector), emphasizing energy conservation, strengthening our energy infrastructure and training the workforce we need for the future.” Like […]

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State Tax Notes: Iowa, Oregon, and Washington Rulemakings Underway

Iowa, Oregon, and Washington state departments of revenues have recently announced rulemakings concerning the taxation of natural gas as a transportation fuel. The Iowa rules implement changes called for in legislation (SB 2338) enacted earlier this year. The change includes using the GGE and DGE units for taxing CNG and LNG, respectively. The rulemaking is […]

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Substantial NGV Industry Presence at APTA EXPO 2014

Approximately 75 members and NGV advocates from 34 companies participated in NGVAmerica’s 7,000 sq. ft. NGV Zone at the APTA (American Public Transportation Association) EXPO this week at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. This exposition, which takes place once every three years, was held in conjunction with APTA’s annual meeting and […]

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PG&E Requiring Fuel Customers to Complete Cylinder Inspections

In California, the major gas and electric utility, PG&E, is requiring all CNG service customers to provide a signed CNG fuel system inspection certificate by December 12, 2014 for any vehicle to be fueled at a PG&E CNG facility. Customers that fail to submit completed inspection records by the deadline will have their fueling accounts […]

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New ANGA Study Points to Opportunities for LNG Use in Rail and Marine

America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) has released a study performed by Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) that identifies locations across three key areas—the Great Lakes, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Mississippi River and its tributaries—with the best potential for demand growth to support LNG infrastructure investment. The study finds that with continued coordination between […]

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New York Transit Authority Orders 20 Natural Gas Buses

Nova Bus has confirmed an $11 million contract with Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) for 20 LFS Natural Gas buses, with options for up to 166 buses over the following five years. The buses will run in the streets of the Buffalo Niagara region starting in early 2016. NFTA plans to use the new Nova […]

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Clean Energy Launches Vapor Barrier System for Maintenance Facilities

On Thursday, Clean Energy announced the launch of NGV Easy Bay, a low cost separation and vapor containment system for use in NGV maintenance and storage facilities. The NGV Easy Bay (U.S. patent pending) is the first code-compliant fabric barrier system that uses an industrial curtain that can be installed in a matter of days. […]

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Clean Energy Delivers Record 50.6 Million GGE of CNG in Third Quarter

On Wednesday, Clean Energy reported it delivered for the first time over 50 million GGE of CNG in one quarter. The company plans to grow its CNG sales further by expanding its CNG market to large industrial and institutional energy users beyond the nation’s natural gas pipeline by acquiring a controlling interest in NG Advantage […]

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U.S. Oil and Core-Mark Open CNG Station in Colorado

On Monday, U.S. Oil and Core-Mark Holding Company, one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the North American convenience retail industry, announced the grand opening of the new public GAIN Clean Fuel station in Aurora, Colorado. This marks the third CNG station opened by Core-Mark and the first of five […]

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Questar Opens CNG Fueling Station for Frito-Lay in Dallas

On Tuesday, Questar Fueling announced it opened a public-access CNG fueling station in Dallas, Texas, to provide fast-fill CNG fueling for Frito-Lay and other fleet operators. The new Dallas CNG station offers six high-speed fueling lanes for large trucks. The station will also be open to the general public. This is Questar’s third CNG station […]

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Westport Starts Transit Van Demo Program for Interested Fleets

This week at the APTA EXPO, Westport announced the “Drive Now with CNG” demo program for fleets interested in switching to natural gas. The free demo program will allow fleets to try the Westport WiNG Power System Ford Transit Van to experience the benefits of operating on CNG. “Westport’s new Transit Van demo program will […]

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Hexagon Lincoln Acquires MasterWorks Family of Businesses

On Monday, Hexagon Lincoln announced it has closed on a transaction acquiring the main assets of MasterWorks family of businesses: MasterWorks Machining, MasterWorks Composite Solutions, and Helman Tensioners. MasterWorks and Helman Tensioners specialize in providing design and manufacturing solutions for the composites industry. The agreed transaction value is $1.7 million. The transaction took effect as […]

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