alternative energy

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

DOE Eyes Mines as Future Clean Energy Sites

Mine An abandoned coal mine in Carbon County, Pa. (Alex Potemkin/Getty Images)

Current or abandoned mines are being considered by the U.S. Department of Energy for experimental clean energy sites below the earth’s surface in a new $500 million grant program.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Portion of Anheuser-Busch Fleet to Use Renewable Natural Gas

Budweiser truck A Budweiser truck in Columbus, Ohio. (Kiichiro Sato/Associated Press)

Anheuser-Busch is transitioning more than 180 Class 8 trucks, representing 30% of its dedicated fleet, to renewable natural gas.

August 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Progresses Toward Sustainability Goals

J.B. Hunt truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has issued a report that provides a window into the company’s current energy usage and outlines a series of corporatewide sustainability goals it has adopted.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Green Shipping on the Big Blue Sea

Shipping companies are taking steps to adapt to rising sea levels and make themselves greener.

Hagar Valiano-Rips | CEO, Ladingo
January 7, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Trucking Must Contemplate Alternative Energy, Shell Officials Say

Shell gas station Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — With the Earth's population projected to eclipse 9 billion by 2050, speakers at a Shell Rotella fleet symposium Nov. 13 said that means the pressure is on for trucking executives.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
November 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Transportation Partners Expands Wind Farm Capabilities

TP&L executives with crane TP&L’s Founding Partners and Executive Management Shelli Stacey (left), Billy Brenton, Jim Orr and Justin Orr with the company’s new Liebherr LR 1300 SX crawler crane. (Business Wire)

Transportation Partners & Logistics purchased two new cranes that it will use to transport oversized and overweight cargo.

June 26, 2018

OEM Experiments With Hybrids, but Focuses Efforts on Alt-Fuels

WENDOVER, Utah — A Volvo Group-manufactured hybrid truck set two preliminary world speed records last month, but the company’s North American brand has no plans to use that technology in trucks, instead focusing its efforts on alternative fuels.

May 7, 2012

Two Freight Companies Tap Solar Energy To Provide Electrical Power for Operations

Two freight transportation firms — one in California and one in Michigan — are tapping solar energy to provide electrical power for their operations.

December 5, 2011