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.
Energy Department announces $4.5 million to expand usage of alternative fuels
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.
 
 
Grand opening of a natural gas fueling station in Trumbull County
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.
Willow Run Foods adds Cadec PowerVue to manage CNG vehicles
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.
 
           
  There's new fuel coming to the pumps of the Western Slope. The city of Grand Junction, Colorado, partners up with a natural gas energy leader to use waste to power our vehicles.     Within a few months two gasoline refueling stations will offer compressed natural gas (CNG) in the city of Springdale, Arkansas.     The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) is looking at the cost-effectiveness of adding alternative fuel buses to its fleet in Louisiana.  
   
       
   
       
 
     
 
 
 
  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.