What makes fueling with natural gas different from gasoline? When pulling up to a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station, you may see some distinct similarities to a traditional gasoline station—a nozzle, a dispenser, and maybe even a nearby convenience store selling snacks. At first glance, the act of pumping gas into a natural gas… Read More.
What fuel-specific information is available through the Alternative Fuels Data Center’s (AFDC) Station Locator website? Most Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders are familiar with the AFDC Station Locator website and the general station information listed there, such as the address, phone number, hours of operation, payments accepted, and who can access the station. You may… Read More.
There are hundreds of laws, incentives, and programs directly related to alternative fuels and vehicles, advanced technologies, and air quality. The newly enhanced Laws and Incentives page on the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) website now makes it easier to find the handful that are applicable to you, your program, and your stakeholders. On the… Read More.
With the launch of the I-75 Clean Fuels Corridor, drivers in Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Georgia, and Florida can fill up their vehicles at stations in the world’s longest biofuels corridor. Supported by a 2009 award from the Energy Department’s Clean Cities program, the 1,786 mile route includes 26 retail stations selling E85 (an ethanol… Read More.
For the last three years, teams from 15 colleges across North America have been putting the pedal to the metal designing, building and refining an energy-efficient, consumer-ready alternative fuel vehicle as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) EcoCAR 2 competition. In June, The Ohio State University was crowned the winner of EcoCAR 2:… Read More.