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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Hyliion Electrified Powertrain Steps Up to Go 1,000 Miles on a Tank

Hyliion truck A Hyliion heavy-duty truck on display at an industry show in 2018. Hyliion calls its longhaul, fully electric powertrain the Hypertruck Electric Range Extender (ERX). (Hyliion)

Thomas Healy, the founder and CEO of Hyliion Inc., used to feel like he was on the sidelines of trucking’s electric playing field, but not anymore.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 30, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Clean Energy Fuels Offers Cost Calculator to Fleets

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. A Clean Energy Fuels filling station in Hunts Point, N.Y. (Clean Energy Fuels)

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced it launched an online calculator to estimate the cost of transitioning an individual vehicle or an entire fleet to natural gas from diesel fuel.

April 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Trillium Expands CNG Fueling Network

Trillium, a provider of alternative fuels systems and renewable fuels, is adding two public compressed natural gas fueling stations to its California network that will be accessible by heavy-duty vehicles operating in the state’s central valley.

January 3, 2020
Business, Fuel

Natural Gas Glut Has US Exporters Facing Worst-Case Scenario

Natural Gas The Cheniere Energy Inc. liquefied natural gas export terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas. (Eddie Seal/Bloomberg News)

A global glut of natural gas has gotten so massive that U.S. exporters could soon face their worst-case scenario: Halting shipments to get supply and demand back in balance.

November 25, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Williams CEO Says Its Gas Pipe Can Help Cuomo’s NY Green Goals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by Peter Foley/Bloomberg News

A natural gas pipeline that has been held up by New York could help Gov. Andrew Cuomo meet his ambitious clean energy goals if he approves it, according to the developer behind the $1 billion project.

Stephen Cunningham | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Trump to Promote Turning Natural Gas Into Plastics in Pennsylvania

Petrochemical plant under construction Petrochemical plant being built on the banks of the Ohio River in Monaca, Pa., for the Royal Dutch Shell company. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics.

Jill Colvin and Josh Boak | Associated Press
August 13, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

TruStar Energy Reaches Construction Milestone

TruStar Energy A TruStar fueling station. (TruStar Energy Corp.)

TruStar Energy announced it completed construction of its 250th compressed natural gas fueling station, a UPS Inc. facility in Plainfield, Ind.

April 22, 2019
Business, Fuel

Two Texas Oil Towns Among Metros With Fastest Population Growth

Midland, Texas Getty Images

Two Texas economies are reaping the benefits from the oil boom in the Permian Basin with people “voting with their feet.”

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
April 19, 2019
Business, Fuel

Fortistar Acquires Landfills for Renewable Natural Gas

Clean energy supplier Fortistar, in partnership with financial company Ares Capital Corp., announced it acquired two landfill renewable natural gas facilities in western Pennsylvania from EDF Renewables North America.

April 5, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

The Case for Natural Gas Engines

UPS natural gas tractor UPS is an early adopter of trucks powered by natural gas engines. (UPS Inc.)

I’ve speculated in the past that fleets would tire of natural gas engines, partic­ularly as legislators or regulators began taxing the alternative fuel on the same basis as diesel.

Phil Romba | Contributing Writer
September 21, 2018