Entries Tagged as LPG

June Question of the Month

June 30, 2017

Question of the Month: What's new for Clean Cities mobile tools and resources?


Two new mobile tools have recently become available:

Station Locator app for Android: Android users can now access the Station Locator app through the Google Play store. As with the original iPhone app version, users can access the Station Locator from their mobile device and find the 20 closest stations within a 30-mile radius. Results display either on a map or in a list with station addresses, phone numbers, and hours of operation. Also available for iPhone from the iTunes store.

  • Trip Calculator mobile page: FuelEconomy.gov recently launched a mobile web page version of their popular Trip Calculator tool. This page allows users to easily calculate fuel economy for a trip while on the go.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Ethanol · EV CHARGING · Hybrid · LNG · LPG · Other Fuels · Propane · Question of the Month · Workplace Charging

April Question of the Month - Answered!

April 26, 2017

Question of the Month: How can I compare the energy content of alternative fuels and gasoline or diesel? What implications does this have for overall fuel and vehicle comparisons? 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Ethanol · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · Hybrid · Hydrogen · LNG · LPG · Propane · Question of the Month · TRAINING

DOE Announces $15 Million to Accelerate the Deployment of Energy Efficient Transportation Technologies

December 21, 2016

Today, December 21, 2016, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $15 million, subject to appropriations, to support community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles and demonstrate energy efficient mobility systems including connected and autonomous vehicles as well as new transportation system models.

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Tags: CNG · Electric · EV CHARGING · LPG

December Question of the Month - Answered!

December 20, 2016

Question of the Month: How is fuel economy determined and reported for alternative fuel vehicles?

Answer: Last month we learned about how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determines and reports conventional light-duty vehicle fuel economy ratings. While alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fuel economy testing is largely similar to that of conventional fuels, the EPA makes some adjustments to account for different vehicle technology and fuel energy content. By tailoring AFV fuel economy testing and reporting, the EPA is able to provide apples-to-apples comparisons and allow consumers to make informed decisions. 

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Tags: Hybrid · Question of the Month · LPG · Ethanol · Biodiesel · E85 Ethanol · CNG · LNG · Electric · Hydrogen

Alabama Prisons Adopt Propane, Establish Fuel Savings for Years to Come

September 30, 2016

Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC)

Sept. 14, 2016

“Propane is a cleaner, inexpensive fuel that allows the Alabama Department of Corrections to reduce its dependence on imported oil. Additionally, the state's work release center staff and inmates like the convenience of having the propane fueling stations onsite, which reduces the amount of time that would be required to fuel the vehicles at commercial gas stations.”      

Andy Farquhar, Alabama Department of Corrections Industries, former Director, Montgomery, Alabama

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Tags: VEHICLES · LPG · Emissions · Propane