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More solar energy was added in 2016 than natural gas or wind

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emissions natural gas renewable energy solar clean energy wind energyRenewable-energy growth has accelerated in 2016, but this may go down as a milestone year for one renewable-energy source in particular. Together, all renewable-energy sources are expected to account for 8 percent of U.S.

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Oil and gas fracking industry targets Millennials for support

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The oil and gas industries certainly know how to tailor their messages to specific demographics. Marketing oil natural gas Social Media Millennials fossil fuelsThe process of hydraulic fracturing—commonly known as "fracking"—to release fossil-fuel reserves from the earth has led to a boom in U.S. So to shore up support.

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WVU study fully characterizes pump-to-wheels methane emissions from HD natural gas vehicles and fueling stations

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Well-to-wheels (WTW) diagram of the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel (CNG and LNG pathways only). Credit: ACS, Clark et al. Nigel N.

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Oklahoma claim: first state with natural-gas fueling on highways

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But Oklahoma may be the only state that can claim a comprehensive network of natural-gas. emissions Infrastructure natural gas CNG natural gas vehicle OklahomaSeveral states have made concerted efforts to create adequate charging infrastructure for electric cars.

Truckers Slowly Warm To Cold Liquified Natural Gas

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When it comes to lower-emission alternatives to diesel in long-haul trucks, natural gas has some positives. But the extra cost of natural-gas powered vehicles has largely kept fleet operators away. emissions Trucks heavy duty natural gas fleet semisDON'T MISS.

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Indiana too slaps electric cars with $150 fee for not using gas

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Politics taxes Gas Tax registration plug-in cars Indiana state lawsIndiana may soon follow Michigan in implementing fees for electric cars, with the stated goal of helping to pay for road repairs. Similar reasoning.

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Leak At Natural-Gas Field Now One-Quarter Of All CA Methane Emissions

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But then bad things happen--and a leak at a single natural-gas well shows how much damage can be done to air quality by. emissions California natural gas California Air Resources Board CARB electric utilities MethaneFor half a century, California has been at the forefront of reducing emissions and cleaning up air pollution.

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Natural-Gas Vehicles To Get Electric-Car Tax Credit In Transportation Bill?

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And the natural-gas industry hopes certain provisions in the House's long-term transportation bill will survive the reconciliation process. Green NGV congress incentives natural gas natural gas vehicle transportation policyCongress passed an interim funding bill last week, to keep transportation funding.

Wind, Natural Gas, Solar Provide More U.S. Power, Replacing Coal

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natural gas electric utilities plug-in cars solar clean energy energy wind energyOne of the advantages of electric cars is that they get cleaner as the emissions associated with generating the electricity to power them decrease. Coal's share of.

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Siemens reports successful full load tests of additively manufactured CM247 gas turbine blades

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The tests were conducted at the Siemens testing facility in the industrial gas turbine factory in Lincoln, UK. Click to enlarge.

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Audi to introduce natural gas A3 Sportback g-tron at year’s end; CO2-neutral e-gas

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The e-gas fuel will be produced in the power-to-gas plant in Werlte, Germany. Biomethane Natural Gas Power Generation

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“Project Volt Gas Volt” proposes long-term financing plan to support widespread implementation of power-to-gas systems

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The concept is the same embodied in Audi’s e-gas project ( earlier post ), to which the VGV proposal makes continued reference. Earlier post.).

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Mack Trucks Updates Its Natural-Gas Powered Semi Tractors

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Natural gas still hasn''t really caught on as a fuel for private passenger vehicles, but it''s slowly finding more success in commercial applications. The selection of natural-gas commercial vehicles is much larger, and using the fuel in fleets makes more sense from an environmental-impact standpoint than it does for individual cars.

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A Gas Pump Is The 'Germiest Thing' You Touch: Did You Know?

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While owners of electric cars may not want to touch a gas pump because of what comes out of it, there may be a reason for everyone else to be concerned too. Objects that are regularly handled by a lot of people tend to gather germs, and gas pumps are handled by many, many people on a daily basis.

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Armored Natural-Gas Plug-In Hybrid Truck To Hit The Roads

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Trucks Plug-In Hybrids natural gas NGV Commercial vehicle Armored Cars natural gas vehicleHave you ever thought about the carbon footprint of your money? Everything we use has to be transported from place to place, including the cash in our wallets. DON'T MISS: Armored Electric Chinese Police Patrol Car Is. Words Fail Us.

Volvo Trucks introduces new monofuel natural gas version of FE

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Volvo Trucks is expanding its model range in Europe with a new version of the Volvo FE running entirely on natural gas. Volvo FE CNG.

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Honda Civic Hybrid, Natural-Gas Models Eliminated After 2015

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But two members of today's Civic lineup won't survive into the new generation: the Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Honda Civic Natural Gas. Green CNG Civic GX Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid Honda Civic Natural Gas natural gas plug-in carsHonda executive vice-president John Mendel revealed that both models would.

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Cummins Westport ISB6.7 G midrange natural gas engine now in full production

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An engine of this size is a natural addition to CWI’s portfolio of natural gas engines. Biomethane Emissions Engines LNG Natural Gas

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Gas, Electricity, Hydrogen: How Many Cars Can 'Fuel' And What Will It Cost?

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Gas stations are ubiquitous across the world, many with diesel pumps as well, to fuel the more than 1 billion vehicles now roaming the surface of our planet. California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell government subsidy charging infrastructure gas station Tesla Supercharger

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Cummins Westport begins production of ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine; first commercially available near zero NOx MidRange engine

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CWI) announced that orders are being processed and production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NO x natural gas engine ( earlier post ) has commenced. Exhaust emissions of the ISL G NZ are 90% lower than the current EPA and ARB NO x limit of 0.2 g/bhp-hr and also meet the 2017 EPA greenhouse gas (GHG) emission requirements. Earlier post.).

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Oregon To Test Nation's First Per-Mile Road Fee In Lieu Of Gas Taxes

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That''s because road maintenance is heavily reliant on revenue from gas taxes, and that revenue is shrinking as cars use less fuel--and those that run on grid electricity use none. Green Gas Tax Infrastructure Oregon plug-in cars state laws taxes As cars get more efficient, their owners spend less money on fuel.

2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: gas mileage review

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Last year, Nissan sold almost 330,000 Rogues in the U.S., making it by far the brand's most popular model. For 2017, the compact crossover utility vehicle has added a new model, a hybrid that competes with the very successful Toyota RAV4 Hybrid—of which 44,000 were delivered last year. We recently spent four days and almost 380 miles with.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cars In Germany: Getting Worse, Actually

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emissions Germany greenhouse gas Fuel Economy carbon dioxideGermany is one of several countries with aggressive plans to curb transportation-related carbon emissions. Over the past few years, its large domestic car industry has worked to improve fuel efficiency--and even launched several plug-in electric models.

Fiat Chrysler Spends $40 Million On Natural-Gas Parts Truck Conversions

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recently unveiled a fleet of natural-gas vehicles, but they won't be sold to consumers. Trucks natural gas CNG fleet Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA That's because they're semi trucks, used to deliver parts to assembly plants from FCA suppliers and component-manufacturing facilities.

Why Isn't Cheap Gas Helping To Boost The U.S. Economy?

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drivers have enjoyed low gas prices. That's been particularly true over the past couple of months, as gas prices have dropped closer to $2.00 per gallon around the country. Lower gas prices put more money into consumers' pockets, in theory allowing them to spend more on other things. For the past year or so, U.S.

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Why Higher Gas Taxes Would Have Been Best Way To Save Fuel

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DON'T MISS: Low Gas Price An Opportunity For Higher Gas Tax? Politics CAFE Fuel Economy taxes Gas Tax transportation policy Corporate Average Fuel EconomyIt's now a widely-accepted tenet of today's U.S. political landscape: You just can't come out and advocate for higher taxes. Not A Chance Two recent articles.

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2016 Chevrolet Volt: Gas Mileage Review

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By now, it's hardly a secret that we're big fans of the redesigned second-generation Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid. We gave it our Best Car To Buy 2016 award, and we've written that it's better in pretty much every way than the innovative first-generation Volt. Last month, we were able to spend four weekend days with a 2016 Chevrolet Volt, to get a.

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When Electric-Car Drivers Learn How Gas Cars Work: Video

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One of the major tasks of electric-car advocates is getting people used to the idea of cars with plugs. Green Humor Videos plug-in cars

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Smallest state poses big question: natural gas or renewable energy?

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Those options are represented by two competing projects: a large natural-gas power plant, and an offshore wind farm. emissions natural gas renewable energy energy wind energy Rhode IslandThe smallest U.S. state now faces a big question on energy policy. DON'T MISS: Dirty.

Omnitek developing 18L natural gas engine for off-road construction vehicle applications

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will participate in a $1.5-million California Energy Commission grant ( GFO-16-506 ) study with its partner Olson-Ecologic Testing Laboratories to demonstrate its clean natural gas engine technology for off-road heavy duty construction vehicle applications in the greater Los Angeles area. Omnitek Engineering Corp. —Werner Funk. Brief

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Electric-car interest in France spikes due to gas shortage

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When it comes to spurring electric-car sales, it seems a gas shortage is pretty helpful. In France, strikes have brought the oil industry to a standstill, leading to a shortage of fossil fuels and lines at pumps. That's bad news for drivers of gasoline and diesel cars, but good news for carmakers that sell plug-in models.

UTRC and ANGP unveil first low-pressure conformable natural gas tank design

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Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. ARPA-E Natural Gas Vehicle SystemsEarlier post.). —Dr. —Bob Bonelli.

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Tesla Gigafactory energy: no solar panels yet, but no natural gas at all

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Manufacturing natural gas Tesla Motors plug-in cars renewable energy solar gigafactoryTesla has officially opened its lithium-ion battery cell "gigafactory," but the company still has substantial work to do. The original renderings of the gigafactory included.

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SimpleFuel home hydrogen fuel dispenser wins $1 million DoE prize

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hydrogen natural gas Department of Energy DOE hydrogen fuel cell natural gas vehicleLast week, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $1 million prize to a little-known team for what you might call a new garage appliance. The goal is to let drivers of hydrogen.

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Shell fuel stations in U.K., Netherlands to add electric-car charging

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Electric cars are often touted as a way to avoid gas stations. CHECK OUT: Electric-Car Charging Station At Gas Station In Tar-Sands Land (Nov 2014). Europe oil plug-in cars charging Shell charging infrastructure gas stationBut electric-car drivers in certain European countries will soon be going to them to charge.

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Cal Energy awards GTI $1M grant to demo production-intent version of CWI 6.7L medium-duty natural gas engine with HD-OBD

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The California Energy Commission awarded the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) a $1-million grant to demonstrate a production-intent advanced version of the Cummins Westport Inc. CWI) ISB6.7 G natural gas engine. diesel engines and wanting to convert their fleet to natural gas. Emissions Engines Natural Gas Regulations

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Study: natural gas heavy-duty trucking fleet could benefit economy, but has mixed environmental effects

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The cost advantage of natural gas over diesel fuel is particularly appealing for vehicles with a high intensity of travel and thus fuel use.

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Ending $4 billion U.S. oil, gas drilling subsidies would have low impact: study

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subsidies to the oil and gas industries are often a flashpoint among electric-car advocates and environmentalists. Carbon Footprint natural gas incentives climate change taxes oil well government subsidy energyNow a new study suggests that those subsidies.

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Chevy Impala Natural-Gas Version Delayed By A Year Over Unspecified Concerns

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It billed the planned Impala variant as the only production full-size sedan capable of running on both gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG). But more than a year after its public debut, the natural-gas Chevrolet. General Motors natural gas CNG alternative fuel vehicles

Suppose Two-Thirds Of Gas Stations Gave Away Free Gasoline.

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Wouldn't it be great if two out of every three times you pulled up to a gas pump, you didn't have to pay anything for your fuel? That's the equivalent of what electric-car drivers experience using public-charging infrastructure. More often than not, today they pay nothing to plug in. DON'T MISS: Public Electric-Car Charging: Business Models.

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