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Utility Conducts Study of Electric Vehicles

The goal of the Salt River Project's study is to determine what impact the increase in energy consumption will have on the grid as more chargers are installed in homes and businesses to meet demand.

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Calif. Utilities Approve $41M for EV Pilots

CPUC approved 15 pilot projects to boost electric vehicle adoption, including the electrification of school buses, delivery trucks, airport/seaport equipment, truck stops, and commuter locations.

American Lung Association Awarded for Promoting Alt-Fuels

The American Lung Association has been named the 2017 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities, and was honored for championing the promotion of alternative fuels and technologies to reduce vehicle emissions and reduce petroleum usage.

ComEd, which was named a Top Green Fleet by Chicago Area Clean Cities, provides service to approximately 4 million customers across northern Illinois, 70 percent of the state’s population. ComEd operates more than 1,750 trucks using biodiesel fuel. In 2016, ComEd used nearly 600,000 gallons of cleaner-burning biodiesel instead of regular diesel fuel. Photo courtesy of Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition.

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets for 2017

Winners for this year included commercial and government fleets such as FedEx Express and the City of Chicago.

Present at the ground breaking were (l-r) Wayne Snead, Texas Gas Services; Margaret Gomez, Travis Co. Commissioner; Steven Josephs, co-founder and VP of Engineering, AMP Americas; John Fowler, president, South Texas, US Foods; Texas State Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs; and CV Belanger, VP Operations, US Foods.

AMP Americas Breaks Ground on 20th CNG Fueling Station

AMP Americas announced has broken ground on a new public-access ampCNG fueling station in Buda, Texas, with US Foods serving as the station’s anchor fleet.

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Hyundai Donates Ioniq Hybrids to National Park Service

Hyundai donated Ioniq Hybrids to the National Park Service for use in Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina, Santa Monica Mountains in California, and National Capital Parks (East) in Washington, D.C.

Petroleum Solutions Partners with ChargePoint for EV Charging

Petroleum Solutions, Inc. (PSI) has partnered with ChargePoint to expand its offerings in the traditional fueling market for fleets by introducing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

Derive Hires Executives to Grow Fleet Business

Derive Systems has hired Erica Fine as director of strategic sales for enterprise and Bob Bowe as senior director of business development to lead fleet sales and strategy, the company announced.

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Cyber Switching Launches Electrical Management System

The EMD's deployment reports data and manages power for a building's devices, machinery, and electric vehicle charging stations.

Multiforce Systems Introduces EV Charging Controllers

Multiforce Systems Corp. has launched FuelForce EV, a new line of fuel controllers designed to provide energy management and control for fleets or organizations charging electric vehicles, the company announced.

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Motiv Reaches Mileage Milestone

As of October, Motiv-powered vehicles have driven more than 275,000 miles. In 2017 alone, they have covered more than 83,000 miles, saving nearly 300 barrels of oil from consumption.

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XL Hybrids Raises $22M to Expand Fleet Business

XL Hybrids, Inc. has raised an oversubscribed Series D round of $22 million in venture capital funding to expand its sale and distribution of fleet vehicle electrification solutions to major customers across North America.

Calif. Groups Host Clean Technology Expo

The eighth Annual Clean Technology Forum & Equipment Expo is a free event that offers fuel management training, a conference, and a reception for recipients of the Clean Air Champion Awards.

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Lightning Systems Names Kelley Chief Technology Officer

Lightning Systems has named William R. Kelley as its new chief technology officer, the alternative fuel modifier announced.

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City of Dublin and Clean Fuels Ohio to Host Ride & Drive

The Ride & Drive will showcase electric vehicles and the importance and locations of charging stations in the Dublin, Ohio, community.

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NJPA Adds Electric Vehicle Supply Category

The National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) awarded five vendors in its newest category, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment and Related Services.

Securitas Adds GreenRoad Tech to Improve Safety, Cut Emissions

Security provider Securitas has partnered with GreenRoad to improve driver safety among its 11,000 employees by using the company's telematics technology.

Waste Management Opens 100th Station

At a ceremony in Oklahoma City, Okla., industry representatives, local and state officials joined the company to dedicate the fueling station. The company also celebrated a significant milestone of operating 6,000 natural gas trucks, which is the largest heavy-duty fleet of its kind in North America.

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XL Hybrids Touts New Fleet Customers

Fleets using the gasoline-electric hybrid platform from Boston-based XL Hybrids, Inc. across a variety of industries are seeing a 20% reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions and an up to 25% increase in miles per gallon, according to the company.

Zero Motorcycles Adds 100th North American Police Agency

Zero Motorcycles announced that the Vancouver Police Department in British Columbia, Canada, became the 100th fleet in North America to leverage Zero’s stealthy electric motorcycle line.

Clean Fuels Ohio and MEMA to Host Green Fleet Event

The Aug. 1 pre-conference sessions will take place at Columbus State Community College, and Aug. 2 activities will occur at the Hilton Downtown Columbus.

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7M Plug-ins to Hit the Road by 2025, Report Claims

A new report from the Edison Electric Institute and the Institute for Electric Innovation projects more than 7 million plug-in vehicles will be on U.S. roads by 2025, representing 7% of all vehicle sales and 3% of all registered cars and light-duty vehicles.

Piedmont Natural Gas Commits to NGVs

The second-annual event, nationally organized by NGVAmerica, the American Public Gas Association and The American Gas Association, showcases the growing use of natural gas as a transportation fuel.

Workhorse to Exhibit Plug-In Pickup at EUFMC

Workhorse will exhibit the new W-15 range-extended electric pickup truck at the 2017 Electric Utilities Fleet Managers Conference in Williamsburg, Va., June 4-7.

PERC’s Quick-Connect Nozzle Fleet Incentive Ends June 30

Private fleets and public refueling stations have until June 30 to apply for The Propane Education & Research Council’s Quick-Connect Nozzle Incentive Program, which provides $100 per tank-side connector and $1,000 per hose-end connector, PERC announced.

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