We Must Embrace Alternatives to Diesel to Tackle Emissions

By Andrew J. Littlefair, President and CEO, Clean Energy The Los Angeles and Long Beach areas continue to have the worst air quality in the county, a dubious honor that the American Lung Association has bestowed on us for over a decade. Much of the responsibility for our air and climate pollution lays at the … Continued

Opposition to Defunding Low NOx Vehicles

There are 42 leading organizations working to clean California’s air and meet greenhouse gas emission reduction goals that are in strong opposition to any recommendations to defund low NOx (near zero) heavy-duty vehicles. The goal of this diverse coalition is to work collaboratively with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to preserve funding for low … Continued

RNG: A Giant Step Forward for NYC

Comments by Joanna D. Underwood, founder, Energy Vision on the opening of Clean Energy’s Hunts Point Refueling Station in the South Bronx, NY This is no ordinary refueling station. It’s a giant step forward for the City and the country in addressing climate change and getting rid of the public health hazards of diesel exhaust. … Continued

What Do Drivers Say About Today’s Natural Gas Trucks?

We captured feedback from drivers in the near-zero RNG truck demonstration project. The technology has come a long way since the first units deployed 10 years ago. Drivers give RNG trucks a big “thumbs up”. See what drivers have to say in the videos below. Enjoy! Truck Drivers Like the Performance of RNG Trucks Near-zero … Continued

Grants & Taxes

The good news is that you have received a generous grant from California to replace your old truck with a clean Near-Zero truck. As you celebrate your good fortune, your bookkeeper asks if you have to pay tax on the grant. Talk about a party foul. The question is important but not a reason to … Continued

Near-Zero Trucks Demonstrated at Ports of LA & Long Beach

Did you know that near-zero trucks have been operating in the Ports of LA and Long Beach over the past two years? There are 21 near-zero trucks in the Ports that were deployed before commercial availability of the near-zero engine. The trucks were supported through various funding programs from AQMD, California Energy Commission, Port of … Continued

2019 Grants Are Coming Fast

February is here which means 2019 is well underway. Coming soon are two big 2019 grant opportunities that you do not want to miss. 2019 will feature the Carl Moyer Grant Program and a new program that goes by the name of the VW Mitigation Settlement. These grants are available this year and may not … Continued

2018 Year in Review

At Clean Energy we believe that natural gas-fueled trucks, transportation, and commercial vehicles are the best and most immediate solution for eliminating the negative impact of pollutants from diesel fuel and combating climate change. With new advancements in engine technology, coupled with a wider adoption of natural gas, the transportation industry has come a long … Continued

Big Plans for Big Natural Gas Trucks

Dale Lunan, Americas Editor, Natural Gas World, speaks with Clean Energy President and CEO Andrew J. Littlefair about the company’s history and big plans for the future. Both a retrospective and forward-looking article about Clean Energy, this reprint courtesy of Natural Gas World.

Near-Zero Emission Trucks Deployed in Busiest Port Complex

Reprinted courtesy of ACT News By Todd Campbell Chairman of the Board of Directors, CNGVP Vice President, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Clean Energy The air is getting cleaner in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, thanks to the efforts of six progressive harbor trucking firms that are demonstrating we can slash transportation emissions … Continued

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