Entries Tagged as LPG

April Question of the Month - Answered!

April 26, 2017

Question of the Month: How can I compare the energy content of alternative fuels and gasoline or diesel? What implications does this have for overall fuel and vehicle comparisons? 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Ethanol · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · Hybrid · Hydrogen · LNG · LPG · Propane · Question of the Month · TRAINING




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.

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Tags: CNG · Electric · EV CHARGING · LPG




December Question of the Month - Answered!

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. 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Ethanol · Hybrid · Hydrogen · LNG · LPG · Question of the Month




Alabama Prisons Adopt Propane, Establish Fuel Savings for Years to Come

September 30, 2016

Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC)

Sept. 14, 2016

“Propane is a cleaner, inexpensive fuel that allows the Alabama Department of Corrections to reduce its dependence on imported oil. Additionally, the state's work release center staff and inmates like the convenience of having the propane fueling stations onsite, which reduces the amount of time that would be required to fuel the vehicles at commercial gas stations.”      

Andy Farquhar, Alabama Department of Corrections Industries, former Director, Montgomery, Alabama

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Tags: Emissions · LPG · Propane · VEHICLES




Energy Symposium Slated for Birmingham!

September 06, 2016

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Ethanol · Events · Hybrid · Incentives · LPG · Propane · TRAINING · VEHICLES