Texas Alternative Fuel Fleet Pilot Program

Tag Archive: Clean Cities

Jul
29

Switching Fleet to CNG Was Carefully Weighed Decision for DART

Switching our bus fleet to compressed natural gas from liquefied natural gas and diesel was a carefully weighed decision at DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit). But in the end, it was a no-brainer: go with the fuel source that will promote clean air while saving taxpayers $120 million in fuel costs over the next 10… Continue reading »

Jul
21

Energy Quote of the Day: ‘There’s Been a Monopoly on the Fuel System in this Country’

A new documentary called Pump seeking to promote alternative fuels in the US takes aim at the existing downstream oil products complex and suggests change is afoot. The movie is due out in September and today Submarine Deluxe, in association with Fuel Freedom Foundation and iDeal Film Partners released the trailer that can be viewed below… Continue reading »

Jul
14

Learn How Alt-Fuel Vehicles Can Aid States’ Disaster Responses

The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) is presenting a unique webinar on July 17 that will address how alternative fuel vehicles can be integrated into states’ energy-assurance planning activities. The webinar is based on the premise that vehicles that run on compressed natural gas (CNG), propane autogas or other alternative fuels have proven… Continue reading »

Jul
10

TCEQ announces grants for alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today announced that $7.7 million in grants are available to eligible individuals, businesses, governmental entities, and school districts, to replace older diesel vehicles with new alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles. For the purposes of this program, eligible alternative fuel vehicles are limited to those powered by… Continue reading »

Jun
27

The Current Natural Gas Competitive Advantage

Ever since new natural gas resources have become available as a result of horizontal hydraulic multi-stage fracking, there have been many attempts to quantify how beneficial these new resources are to the U.S. economy. Since natural gas is often used for power production and as a feedstock for the petrochemical industry, it makes sense to… Continue reading »

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