2020 in Review: The Year of Essential and Sustainable RNG

In 2020, as our country worked its way through the pandemic and toward a resilient future, Clean Energy remained a leader in the journey to a more sustainable world.  When the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic forced many businesses to close, Clean Energy continued to operate as an essential business through the lockdown. All 550 … Continued

O-Rings Prevent Leaks During CNG Fueling

Occasionally a driver has an issue with fueling CNG because they are missing the o-ring on the fuel tank receptacle where the dispenser fueling nozzle connects to the tank. The nozzle does not properly seal to the tank receptacle if the o-ring is missing. The black rubber o-ring is visible on the inside of the … Continued

Four Quick Tips for Checking Engine Oil in a Near-Zero Truck

Engine oil is like blood circulating through your engine. Take care of the oil and the oil will take care of your engine. There are four key points that you need to follow to preserve your engine and maximize the life of your investment. Check oil when the engine is cold. If the engine is … Continued

Decarbonizing Trucking with RNG

Have you heard the corporate America buzz over ESG? ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance issues. ESG is the new and expanding standard for investors to evaluate corporate performance. The biggest investors on the planet are pushing an ESG agenda for their investments. Consider this article in Forbes regarding BlackRock. BlackRock is the world’s … Continued

Beyond Zero Tips: CNG Tank Fueling Tips

All public access stations generally have a standard CT1000 CNG dispensing nozzle. These nozzles are typically yellow. Some stations have high flow CT5000 nozzles intended for fueling trucks and busses, which are typically black. The CT5000 nozzles fill faster than CT1000. CT1000 and CT5000 nozzles operate the same although CT5000 nozzles are larger and bulkier … Continued

Beyond Zero Tips: All About CNG Systems

Compressed natural gas (CNG) is a commonly selected fuel system for natural gas vehicles. CNG is simple to operate, offers flexibility to scale fuel storage capacity, and is easy to refuel. Truckers will want to know how CNG fuel systems function so that they can make the right selection for their trucks. CNG is stored … Continued

Beyond Zero Tips: Transforming Trucking with RNG

RNG, renewable natural gas, has been receiving a lot of news buzz lately. You may have seen this recent headline: UPS Makes Largest Purchase of Renewable Natural Gas Ever In The U.S. UPS contracted with Clean Energy to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of RNG. FleetOwner ran an article about how RNG supply and demand … Continued

Beyond Zero Tips: 3 Reasons to Reduce Idling

Today’s tip is how to save money. Specifically saving money through a program to reduce idling. Some amount of idling is part of life for a driver and the company. However, excessive idling costs money and causes wear and tear on equipment. Setting an idling goal of 20% or less is a good target to … Continued