Our energy future looks very promising, thanks to the abundance of alternative energy solutions on our horizon. Commercial businesses and consumers can now choose between electricity, compressed natural gas, and hydrogen fuel to power their fleets and personal vehicles for transportation alone. One of these, compressed natural gas (CNG), has been powering commercial vehicles such… Read More.
A significant milestone for electric vehicles happened on May 19. Ford revealed their new F-150 “Lightning”–their first fully electric pickup truck with more power and performance than conventional gasoline-powered engines. The Ford F-150 epitomizes truck ownership for many Americans. It’s highly regarded as a workhorse that will handle heavy-duty work needs, haul hefty recreational vehicles,… Read More.
Often when we consider ways to reduce our dependency on petroleum products in the transportation industry, we’re thinking about the fuel we put in our vehicles. Biodiesel, electricity, and hydrogen are all innovative fueling solutions that help preserve natural resources and reduce carbon emissions in our atmosphere. Yet the tires on vehicles are a challenge… Read More.
We all know single-use plastics are harmful. Consumers use utensils, grocery bags, straws, and styrofoam for only a few minutes, yet plastic’s lifespan is longer than several generations of humans. Worse yet, more than 10 million tons of plastic packaging flows into the oceans every year–equivalent to a garbage truck dumping a load into the… Read More.
If the stock market is an indicator of where our economy is headed, then renewable clean energy using sustainable resources is clearly our destination. While many other industries took a hard hit during the 2020 COVID pandemic, the renewable energy sector continued to realize an abundance of growth. It seems that the cost reduction for… Read More.