Did the question, "where can I find a propane station for my car?", or even an electric charger, CNG, ethanol, or natural gas station ever some up? Well, you never have to go with that question unanswered, because the Department of Energy has a tool just for you here!
The Department of Energy has created a tool to help anyone locate an alternative fuel station across the U.S - just punch in your zip code and what type of fuel you are looking for and there you go!
UPS has just announced it will be creating 15 new CNG stations across the country within the year, in order to support their newly purchased 1,400 new CNG vehicles. These stations will be built all across the country in cities such as Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, New Orleans, and many more.
This initiative is pat of UPS's commitment to a cleaner world and to alternative fuels, this purchase will bring UPS total
On April 7, the Silicon Valley Clean Cities Coalition presented a seminar featuring their Health Trust Disruptive Innovation School Bus "Proof of Concept" project. Thirty attendees saw the presentations from the 8 Silicon Valley technology and support companies that came together to enable all school districts to afford to convert their current school buses to affordable electric power with solar assist.
Bob Garzee, the leader of the "Zero Emissions Squared" school bus project, discusses the project with the host of Breathe California TV, Terry Trumbull. The 40ft, repowered, electric school bus is now in service at the Gilroy Unified School District providing a cleaner and greener ride for the district's school children.
To watch the video and learn more about this "Disruptive Innovation" grant project funded by the Health Trust, please click here.
One of the most overlooked solutions to reducing harmful emissions is one of the simplest, idle reduction, but what is idling? Idling is running a vehicle engine when it’s not moving, such as trucks idling while in queue or vehicles waiting to load/unload passengers and goods.
Why should everyone make an effort to stop idling? Because of three main reasons, idling is expensive, harmful to the environment, and possess possible health risk.
Idling Is Expensive
The renowned automotive TV program MotorWeek featured Silicon Valley Clean Cities Coalition's (SVCCC) electric school bus project in the December segment of its Clean Cities Success Stories series.
The electric school bus project was made possible by a generous grant from Health Trust and the project is led by Bob Garzee, Chairman of the