March 24, 2017 The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA), Alabama, unveiled six new buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), thanks to a new partnership with Coca-Cola. for its revamped Magic City Connector. The route is the Dart blue line that runs along 20th Street from the Uptown District to Southside.
Entries Tagged as CNG
March 27, 2017
March 15, 2017
UPS INVESTS MORE THAN $90 MILLION IN
NATURAL GAS VEHICLES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Building Six New CNG Fueling Stations and
Adding Nearly 450 Alternative Fuel Vehicles
March 09, 2017
The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition is joining Lawson State Community College to sponsor the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium’s National Odyssey Day.
National Odyssey Day is a nationwide biennial event to educate the public about alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles as well as the important role these vehicles play in providing solutions to our nation’s energy security and environmental issues.
As part of National Odyssey Day, there will be an in-depth discussion of the VW Mitigation Trust Fund settlement and what effect Alabama’s $16 million share may have on the s
More than 125 sites across the nation will join together on April 20 to further this cause. Lawson State, as a member of the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium, is a great place to celebrate National Odyssey Day!
DOE Announces $15 Million to Accelerate the Deployment of Energy Efficient Transportation Technologies
December 21, 2016
Today, December 21, 2016, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $15 million, subject to appropriations, to support community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles and demonstrate energy efficient mobility systems including connected and autonomous vehicles as well as new transportation system models.
December 20, 2016
Question of the Month: How is fuel economy determined and reported for alternative fuel vehicles?
Answer: Last month we learned about how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determines and reports conventional light-duty vehicle fuel economy ratings. While alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fuel economy testing is largely similar to that of conventional fuels, the EPA makes some adjustments to account for different vehicle technology and fuel energy content. By tailoring AFV fuel economy testing and reporting, the EPA is able to provide apples-to-apples comparisons and allow consumers to make informed decisions.