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Texas Law Mandates State Fleet Greening

Via Green Fleet A new bill signed into law in Texas is expected to reduce emissions from the state fleet. Under the Texas Fuels bill, state agencies with 15 or more state-owned vehicles will need to purchase vehicles that run on compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefie...

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First Electric School Bus Deployed in Minnesota

Posted by Ryan Grey Via School Transportation News A Minnesota school district will operate the first all-electric school bus in the state this fall to demonstrate how its technology works in cold-weather on both suburban and rural routes. Contractor Schmitty & Sons partn...

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Benefits and Opportunities of Natural Gas Use, Transportation, and Production

This new study, conducted by ICF, examined the economic benefits and opportunities from the entire natural gas value chain including the production of natural gas, its transportation and end uses. A unique feature of this report is that it defines the natural gas value chain as going “all the ...

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NREL Partners with California Valley Transportation Authority on Electric Bus Grid Integration

Advanced Transit Bus Vehicle Grid Integration (VGI) Project The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is partnering with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) on an Advanced Transit Bus Vehicle Grid Integration project to inform state-wide opportunities for transit agencies. VTA wi...

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