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    LCF Member in the News: Republic Services Announces Partnership with Nikola to Develop and Purchase 2,500 Electric Collection Trucks

    Originally posted by Waste Advantage Magazine | August 10, 2020 | Original Article Republic Services, Inc. announces a partnership with Nikola Corp. to develop and purchase 2,500 electric waste and recycling collection trucks, representing the industry’s first large-scale commitment to fleet ...

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    Cummins propane engine project reaches demonstration stage

    Originally posted Brian Richesson | June 12, 2020 | LP Gas Magazine | Original Article A propane engine project, years in the making and backed by an established U.S.-based manufacturer, is on track to give the LPG industry a premier alternative fueling option for on- and off-road market appli...

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    West Baton Rouge home to one of the state's largest solar facilities, expected to service Entergy customers in September

    Originally posted by Breanna Smith | June 10, 2020 | The West Side Journal | Original Article West Baton Rouge welcomes a new type of farm off of Rosedale Road - a 560-acre solar farm by DEPCOM Power that is one of the state’s largest solar facilities. Entergy Louisiana will purchase out...

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    Cummins and Tula announce collaboration demonstrating the benefits of diesel dynamic skip fire (dDSF™)

    Originally posted by Cummins | April 22, 2020 | Original Article dDSF shows potential to reduce tailpipe NOx emissions while simultaneously reducing CO2 Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Tula Technology, Inc., a tech leader in improving propulsion efficiency and reducing emissions in passeng...

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    LCF Member in the News: Power project at Gulf oil port yields climate benefits, officials say

    Originally posted by Keith Magill | March 11, 2020 | Houma Today | Original Article Entergy has extended its power grid to serve ships docking at Port Fourchon so they no longer burn diesel while doing work at the Gulf of Mexico oilfield service hub.The Louisiana utility and Edison Chouest Offshore...

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    LCF Member in the News: U.S. Postal Service Contractor to Use Propane-Fueled Ford Trucks

    Originally posted by GRN Staff | March 5, 2020 | Green Fleet Magazine | Original Article USPS contractor McAbee Trucking purchased eight propane Autogas-fueled Ford F-750 delivery trucks that are contracted for parcel delivery routes between USPS locations in North and South Carolina. This marks...

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    UPS Utilizes RNG to Help Reach Sustainability Goals

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | February 4, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article UPS says it has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and TruStar Energy. Together, these two contracts will supply UPS with up to 80 million gallon ...

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    SWEPCO, Other Arkansas Parties Reach Agreement in Wind Power Proposal

    Originally posted by SWEPCO | Januar 24, 2020 | Original Article SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 24, 2020 – Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, has reached a settlement agreement with the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) General Staff, the ...

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    UPS turns to Arrival for some very stylish electric delivery vans

    Originally posted by Bengt Halvorson | February 4, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Another relatively new electric-vehicle company has scored a major deal to electrify some of the world’s delivery fleets.  The shipping and logistics company UPS announced last week that it...

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    Former LCF Member in the News: Blue Bird Delivers Record 15,000th Propane Bus

    Originally posted as a Bluebird Press Release Growing trend toward alternative fuel has resulted in cost savings, environmental advantages for school districts NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (October 22, 2019) — The 18 buses delivered to Newport News Public Schools may look ordinary, but a unique fuel po...

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    LCF Member in the News: UPS To Add 6,000 Natural Gas Vehicles Over Next 3 Years

    Following its decision to purchase 230 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) to use between 2020 and 2026, UPS Inc (NYSE: UPS) is acquiring vehicles to use the fuel. Big Brown announced on Oct. 9, 2019, that it deploy 6,000 natural-gas powered trucks star...

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    LCF Member in the News: SWEPCO Parent AEP Accelerates Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction Target

    Originally posted as an AEP News Release | September 10, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2019 - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is cutting carbon dioxide emissions faster than anticipated and has revised its 2030 reduction target to 70 percent from 2000 levels. The company’s previous targe...

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    LCF Member News: Cummins and UC San Diego launches study on recycling EV batteries into energy storage

    Originally posted by HJ Mai | August 28, 2019 | Utility Dive | Original Article With the expected uptick in EV adoption over the next few years, companies around the world are looking for ways to repurpose used EV batteries that can have up to a decade of life left in them, and energy storag...

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    LCF Member in the News: 10 questions for Cummins' head of electrification

    Originally published by Katie Fehrenbacher | July 16, 2019 | GreenBiz | Original Article Cummins, the giant engine and powertrain maker based in Columbus, Indiana, turned 100 this year. Over the last century it's become a dominant player in delivering diesel engines and gear to its partners such ...

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    Republic Services sets waste industry's most ambitious climate goal yet

    Originally posted as a press release from Republic Services | July 19, 2019 Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced its next-generation sustainability strategy, which includes seven ambitious, long-term goals designed to address critical global macrotrends related to the Company's most ...

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    LCF 2018 Member in the News: UPS Makes Largest Purchase Of Renewable Natural Gas Ever In The U.S.

    Originally posted by GlobalNewswire | May 22, 2019 | Original Article Seven-Year 170 Million Gallon Equivalents Purchase from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Will Reduce GHG Emissions by More than 1 Million Metric Tons UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CL...

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    Cummins News: GILLIG Battery Electric Bus Unveiled

    Originally posted by Cummins Inc. | May 16, 2019 | Cummins Newsroom | Original Article GILLIG LLC and Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that the GILLIG zero-emission battery electric bus, powered by Cummins, is now available. “As the leading provider of American-built buses, GILLIG ...

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    Trillium Debuts Recharging Product for Fleets with Electric Vehicles

    Originally posted by HDT Staff | April 30, 2019 | Heavy Duty Trucking | Original Article Trillium has announced PowerUP, a new program designed to serve electric vehicle fleets with safe, reliable, predictable and cost-effective electricity pricing for EV charging. Trillium has announced PowerUP...

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    REG Madison Biodiesel Plant Celebrates Updates

    Originally posted as a REG press release | April 23, 2019 | Renewable Energy Group | Original Article DeForest Business Holds Open House and Donates New Equipment to DeForest Windsor Fire & EMS DEFOREST, WI. – April 16, 2019 - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI), the largest bi...

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    RNG Coalition: Renewable Natural Gas On-Road Fuel Use Reaches Historic High

    Originally posted as a news release by RNG Coalition | Original Article Biomethane Motor Fuel Use Marks 577% Increase Over Last Five Years Washington, DC– Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) today announced that 32 percent...

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