AGA to seek consumer-friendly refueling standards for natural gas vehicles
The American Gas Association (AGA) and other stakeholders will continue to push for common sense standards that allow customers to easily compare vehicle fuel costs and recognize the benefits of clean, domestically-produced natural gas.
Fontaine Modification to install Mainstay Fuel Technologies CNG systems in Class 8 trucks
Under a new agreement, Fontaine Modification will install the back-of-cab and side-saddle CNG fuel storage, management and delivery systems manufactured by Mainstay Fuel Technologies on Class 8 heavy-duty, over-the-road tractors.
New facility for the conversion of landfill gas into natural gas
The Seneca Energy spread across the road from Seneca Meadows is the only one nationwide generating commercially sold natural gas and electricity created from methane and carbon dioxide produced by the decomposing trash buried at the landfill.
Des Plaines moves forward with study on alternative fuel options
A study of alternative fuel options for the cityís fleet of cars and trucks will likely be done this year that supporters say could lead to huge savings for Des Plaines, Illiois, and project the community as a leader among suburbs.
  In support of President Obamaís all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department announced up to $4.5 million in funding to expand the use of alternative fuels through the Clean Cities program.     The station will service a growing number of local businesses and drivers who are converting their vehicles to natural gas as a way to save money. One of the first vehicles to pull up to the pump on Tuesday was a Weathersfield Township vehicle.     Cadec Global announced that Willow Run Foods has added Cadecís PowerVue software to its compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet of vehicles in addition to its existing diesel fleet vehicles.  
  As temperatures in New England dropped to historic lows last winter, many residents found their energy costs going up. It is a scenario that could happen in years to come without increased infrastructure to bring more natural gas to consumers in this area
  Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has received approximately $600,000 in purchase orders over the past several weeks for its lightweight natural gas storage systems from the WheelTime network.
  CEO of Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, spoke recently with DC Velocity Senior Editor Mark B. Solomon about the benefits of natural gas conversion, the challenges, and what carriers, shippers, and private fleets need to do to make it all work.
  Wisconsin Clean Cities (WCC), a nonprofit organization sponsored through a U.S. Department of Energy program, will host the inaugural Future of Alternative Fuels in Wisconsin Workshop and Showcase on Tuesday, July 29.