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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Don’t Kill the Electric Car, EV Rebate Program is Safe

Finally, we can declare with 100% certainty that the $7,500 federal electric vehicle (EV) tax credit is SAFE, and was not cut in the combined tax package legislation that Congress released on Friday. Watch this short 30 second video from Plug In America:

Best Practices for Fleets

The Fleets for the Future team has put together four best practice guides to help fleets prepare to successfully deploy alternative fuel vehicles. These best practices build upon both the extensive information provided by the U.S. DOE and a number of recent successful case studies. The specific goal of these best practice guides is to

Partners Break Ground on Public ampCNG Station in Texas

On the heels of being awarded a carbon intensity (CI) score of -254.94 gCO2e/MJ by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), AMP Americas has broken ground on a new public-access ampCNG fueling station in Buda, Texas, with US Foods serving as the station’s anchor fleet. Located at 1529 Turnersville Rd., adjacent to the US Foods distribution center in Buda,

4 Tips to Improve Electric Vehicle Battery Range this Winter

Dec. 13, 2017 Electric vehicle (EV) batteries charge by moving ions through a liquid electrolyte. As the temperatures outside drop, the electrolyte in lithium ion EV batteries thickens and it becomes more difficult for ions to move through (much like the challenge of walking through snow versus dry pavement). This increased resistance results in less EV

Fort Worth Transit Authority Taps Trillium CNG for Station Upgrades

November 17, 2017 The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) has selected Trillium CNG, part of the Love’s family of companies, to provide a series of upgrades to its existing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility. Learn more.

2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)

Just this month, EPA released its Ozone NAAQS and the Austin region is the largest metro area in the country to be designated as meeting all EPA air quality standards.  The area met the standard by the slimmest of margins, so to keep in attainment we need to continue to focus on improving our air quality by reducing

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