Category Archives: Alternative Fuel Updates
New Federal Report on Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Gas Production: Technology, Impacts, and Regulations
The report authored by Clark, Burnham, Harto, and Horner for the Argonne National Laboratory, is essentially a primer on hydraulic fracturing and shale gas production and discusses the potential environmental impacts associated with the development of this gas. The report … Read More
Maine’s first public access propane fueling station for vehicles opened on May 20th at RH Foster’s, 372 High Street in Ellsworth. The Grand Opening celebration was well attended. On hand to help commemorate the event were Roy Willis, President & … Read More
A Natural Gas Vehicle Workshop for Fleets was held on Wednesday, May 15th 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Marriott Sable Oaks in South Portland, Maine.
(Click here for all of Tom Sheehan’s Presentations.)
9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks … Read More
Maine Standard Biofuels collects used cooking oil from over 600 restaurants from Bar Harbor Maine to Boston’s Chinatown. Maine Standard Biofuels is Maine’s only local full-service waste grease collector and biodiesel manufacturer. They provide the local community with high performance, … Read More
This video provides basic information on EV and EVSE technology and highlights the efforts of San Diego stakeholders that are leading the way on Electric Vehicle Multi-Unit Dwelling (MUD) installations. The video provides viewers with an outline of effective strategies … Read More
The natural gas boom has already upended the American power industry, displacing coal and bringing consumers cheaper electricity.
Now the trucking industry, with its millions of 18-wheelers moving products like potato chips, underarm deodorant and copy paper around the country, … Read More
Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition held their April stakeholder meeting from 9:30 to noon on April 18th at Nuvera Fuel Cells in Billerica, MA.
Attendees learned about the great research and work Nuvera has been doing in the Hydrogen fuel cell … Read More
PORTLAND, Maine (WCSH 6 NEWS CENTER) — With a few added chemicals and some serious filtration, Maine Standard Biofuels takes leftover cooking oil from restaurants and creates heating oil for home and biodiesel for cars and trucks.
“It can be … Read More
U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program has released its 2013 vehicle buyer’s guide. If you are in the market for a new vehicle, and are looking into alternative fuels, read this guide before hitting the dealerships. This helpful guide … Read More
Need CNG Fueling Station Training?
Did You Know?
Here are the six most commonly missed CNG fueling station maintenance requirements:
1. Removal of hazardous materials
2. Failure to record and trend compressor suction, inter-stage and discharge temperatures and pressures
3. … Read More