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New KC Street Sweepers Saves Money & Environment

New KC Street Sweepers Saves Money & Environment | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it

Kansas City is using new environment-friendly and cost efficient CNG sweepers to keep the streets clean.

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The city now has eight street sweepers that run on compressed natural gas (CNG).  Since they started using the new vehicles this past August, the city said they've saved at least 50 percent on fuel costs.

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Lawrence considers powering city buses with natural gas | Wichita Eagle

Lawrence considers powering city buses with natural gas | Wichita Eagle | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
Lawrence officials are recommending against powering the city's fleet of transit buses with compressed natural gas.
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Procter & Gamble, General Mills And Frito-Lay Transition To Natural Gas Fleets

Procter & Gamble, General Mills And Frito-Lay Transition To Natural Gas Fleets | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
Nancy Getter, the Associate Director of Global Logistics at Procter & Gamble (P&G); Doug Watne, Director of North American Transportation at General Mills, Erik Neandross, a clean energy consultant for Frito-Lay, and Dave Oren, the President of Dart...
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Team Run Smart - The Business Case for Choosing Natural Gas

Team Run Smart - The Business Case for Choosing Natural Gas | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
With reliable natural gas products and the opportunity for significant fuel cost savings, the business case for choosing a
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Clean Energy Launches Renewable Natural Gas Fuel - TopNews - Fuel Smarts - TopNews - TruckingInfo.com

Clean Energy Launches Renewable Natural Gas Fuel - TopNews - Fuel Smarts - TopNews - TruckingInfo.com | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
Fleets that want to use an even "greener" alternative fuel than natural gas can now purchase renewable natural gas fuel, made from methane that comes from landfills, large farms and other waste streams, from Clean Energy.
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Bio-Methane!!!
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Purdue study: Buses fueled by natural gas a better option now

Purdue study: Buses fueled by natural gas a better option now | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
The local bus system could reduce its costs and emit significantly fewer pollutants by converting its fleet to one powered by natural gas, a cleaner fuel now in greater supply and more affordable, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner...
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CNG powering more AAA Oklahoma service trucks

AAA Oklahoma is turning to compressed natural gas as the fuel of choice in more of the vehicles they use to service AAA members on the road.
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CNG and Hydrogen Mixture Can Reduce Emissions by 80% - Daily Fusion

CNG and Hydrogen Mixture Can Reduce Emissions by 80% - Daily Fusion | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
CNG and Hydrogen Mixture Can Reduce Emissions by 80%
Daily Fusion
A prototype bi-fuel vehicle was tested, designed to operate either on petrol or on various H2-CNG-blends, with a maximum percentage of 30% hydrogen.

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NGT News - Next-Gen Transportation: Wash. Agency Powering CNG Buses with Biogas

NGT News - Next-Gen Transportation: Wash. Agency Powering CNG Buses with Biogas | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it

Pierce County, Wash., has begun fueling its existing fleet of 143 natural gas buses on renewable natural gas!

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$0.70 per DGE saved them $2.4M in their 2013 budget!

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2013 Mercedes E 200 Natural Gas Drive

2013 Mercedes E 200 Natural Gas Drive | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
Mercedes is expanding its new E-Class lineup with the addition of a new E 200 Natural Gas Drive version that can run on both gasoline and affordable, environmentally friendly natural gas. This (...)
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How Kroger turned food waste into warehouse-powering energy

How Kroger turned food waste into warehouse-powering energy | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
The company's Ralphs/Food 4 Less division is using biogas to power a California distribution center.
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Range Resources Realises Benefits of CNG for Fleet | NGV Global

The company estimates that pay back for the investment is approximately two years
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NGVBridge_Natural-Gas-Vehicle-2014-Outlook.pdf

Check out this impressive new InfoGraphic from @NGVBridge!

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Wichita bus plan would replace diesel fuel with natural gas | Wichita Eagle

Wichita bus plan would replace diesel fuel with natural gas | Wichita Eagle | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
Wichita’s bus system could be powered by natural gas instead of diesel fuel next year, if the City Council agrees.
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Central Kansas Clean Cities and Mid American CNG is here in Wichita now to assist this transition that will help both our economy, the City budget and our air for the next generation!
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Veterans Who Saw Fossil Fuel Drawbacks in Combat Lead Charge for Clean Energy: Scientific American

Veterans Who Saw Fossil Fuel Drawbacks in Combat Lead Charge for Clean Energy: Scientific American | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
From funding the enemy to driving instability via climate change, fossil fuels are a problem for the military
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Best Well Services Announces Plans to Convert Its Fleet to CNG; Company is Increasing Their Use of CNG Vehicles - PR.com

Best Well Services Announces Plans to Convert Its Fleet to CNG; Company is Increasing Their Use of CNG Vehicles - PR.com | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
Best Well Services Announces Plans to Convert Its Fleet to CNG; Company is Increasing Their Use of CNG Vehicles - on PR.com
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Benefits of Converting Fleets to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to be discussed at Seminar to be cohosted by America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) | Fort Mill Times - Fort Mill, SC

A half-day seminar will bring fleet industry leaders and strategic partners together to discuss the advantages of converting fleet vehicles to run on clean, abundant, domestic compressed natural gas (CNG).
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8 Greenest Cities Embracing Alternative Fuel

8 Greenest Cities Embracing Alternative Fuel | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
Every sector of our society is looking for “the next big thing,” that one change or discovery to move our nation forward. For the energy sector, one such innovation is natural gas.
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See what these cities are doing to improve their economies and air quality!
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Study: CNG Powered Buses Are Cheaper and Greener

Study: CNG Powered Buses Are Cheaper and Greener | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
According to a study, a bus system could reduce its costs and emit significantly fewer pollutants by converting to CNG powered buses.
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Energy secretary: Emission cuts to be 'practical'

Energy secretary: Emission cuts to be 'practical' | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
The U.S. must continue to push its climate agenda but embrace fossil fuels, said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
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"It is a fact that the natural gas revolution has been a major factor in reducing carbon emissions.” - Ernest Moniz
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Pierce Transit

Pierce Transit | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it

Pierce Transit is believed to be the first transit agency in the nation to adopt environment-friendly RNG fuel for public transportation purposes. “Renewable natural gas is among the most climate-friendly fuels on the market today,” said Scott DeWees, Project Manager. “By using this locally-produced, waste-derived fuel, Pierce Transit will reduce the carbon emissions of its fleet by 80 percent – while also investing in our regional economy. We applaud their leadership and innovation.”

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$0.70 per DGE saved Pierce Transit $2.4M in their 2013 Budget!

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Oklahoma group pitches CNG deal to U.S. Postal Service

Oklahoma group pitches CNG deal to U.S. Postal Service | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
A group of Oklahoma City businessmen is optimistic about its chances of working out a deal with the U.S. Postal Service to try out a fleet of vehicles that run on compressed natural gas instead of gasoline.
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Leon School Buses See Savings From Compressed Natural Gas

Leon School Buses See Savings From Compressed Natural Gas | Natural Gas - The New Super Fuel | Scoop.it
It's been a year since Leon County Schools made the conversion from diesel to compressed natural gas in its school buses. The superintendent says they save thousands of dollars.
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Ada company saving money with compressed natural gas

Family-owned Ada Coca Cola has slashed its fuel bill in half by switching a large part of its fleet to compressed natural gas rather than gasoline or diesel.
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